sister passed away in nursing home. She fell 4/6/17. Officer arrived called his wife (she is supervisor which my sister resides), he then asked her what he should do,, tell he if she does not go to the hospital she will go to jail for public drunkness? She never came home, she passed away on May 28... Read more »
You should immediately call a member of the Pa. Assn for Justice in the county where it happened --they give free consults. However with a confusing set of facts, and the statute of limitations running May 28th if it hasn't already run, you may not find an attorney willing to take it but make some...Read more »
You would have to check the indices of the Prothonotary/Clerk of Courts/Clerk of Judicial Records for the County where the dentist is located. Since you are not a lawyer and would not have access to the electronic records, you would probably have to go to the office personally and request...Read more »
Due to something that was advocated and found in his blood work. I looked up the regulations and personally called the companies myself. And they are stating that isn’t the case and the hospital did not even try to put an authorization in to obtain that particular service. What rights does he... Read more »
I was recently in an emergency room for mental health. I was put in a seclusion room for my safety. The nurse didnt lock the door. I walked out into the lobby. Several security guards were trying to stop me. I wasnt fighting I just kept walking. A trooper who was there for another reason came out... Read more »
I have powerful video and paper evidence of his civil rights bieng extremely violated. I was told by NH staff he was deemed incompetent after he signed Medical proxy to me - in front of me , I have pictures - documents -video evidence to provide
I checked with courts - he was not deemed... Read more »
There may be a claim the estate can make. Whether it's a claim for the DA is up to the DA for the county where it happened. Feel free to call me and I can recommend some attorneys who can discuss the case in more detail with you. Do understand nursing home cases are difficult as the people go there...Read more »
I continued to have numbness in half my mouth and he said that happens just like if u got surgery on another half of your body. You can live with it. I told him I saw a crack through my tooth he would look and say there's nothing there. after many appointments and being charged hundreds of dollars... Read more »
You need an assessment and estimate from another dentist. However unlikely you can get it back before you need the treatment--first, until they have been in there they won't know what it is they are dealing with. Second you need an assessment you can use in court and I doubt a dentist will give...Read more »
I underwent surgery in 2011, where they forced a breathing tube into my throat damaging my vocal chords. I was told by several doctors to give it time and they would repair themselves. After waiting and no improvement, I went to an ENT in 2017 where they examined my throat and found the right... Read more »
-symptoms were coming every minute or two-I let the ER know I had a tumor in my heart that was dx 25 yrs ago but was asymptomatic-I was almost passing out every episode-the nurse did an EKG it was abnormal but I was not in distress at that point-I told her to wait a minute to do EKG during an... Read more »
Not necessarily but you need to contact a member of the Pa. Assn for Justice who handles medical cases--they give free consultations. Call me at my toll free number and I'll give you the names of some excellent attorneys in the Harrisburg area.
Clinical nurse instructor deems a nurse is competent to do a skill after watching the nurse perform the "skill" on a mannequin. The mannequin does not represent the human anatomy in a realistic manner. The nurse performs the skill on a patient without any over site by the clinical instructor and... Read more »
No case law I'm aware of specific to that particular situation. Much would depend on the procedure to be preformed, the degree of risk, the nature of any supervision. Feel free to call if you have further questions. Yes I'm in Memorial Day.
Had enough!!! Son was injured nov 18,2016.seen @childrens hosp pgh,pa er within 45 mins of injury.failed to see a fracture after taking X-rays sending him home glueing the cut never using anything to clean it out.the fracture was right below the broken skin.xray read by ortho resident.called sunday... Read more »
Certainly sounds like it. Give me a call and I can review your options in detail, suggest some good attorneys, who will take the case on a no-up front fee. . For the future if he needs care the Shriners have a great program for orthopedic injuries; I can discuss that option with you also..
The prescription was for 20 mg of a drug and I was given 40 mg. My pill bottle said 20 mg so I assumed the pills were 20 mgs. I took the 40 mg. prescription for a month. I now have to wean my body off of the 40 mg. to the 20. I am extremely upset about this negligence. Do I have grounds for a case... Read more »
Unlikely unless there is other fallout you haven't mentioned. Discuss the issue with your doctor to make sure your step down is done properly. Save receipts, bottles, anything connected with this--bags it came in if that also had Rx information on it.
I have an overdue balance at my child's doctor they sent to collections I was u ware that they would drop her. When I tried to make her 12 month check up they said they can no longer treat her due to non payment and to find a new doctor. I found a new one that wants the medical records sent over... Read more »
This is improper. Explain that you will if necessary to get your child care file a complaint with the department of health and the consumer division of the AG's office. Under the ACA and other statutes your daughter has rights.
You should, by the way, see if she can get coverage under CHIP...Read more »
Bad practice yes. Malpractice for a case? No. If something really bad happened as a result possibly, but I'm not hearing it did. You don't get damages for what could have happened--just for what did happen.
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