Peter Munsing's answer If you can show there was an injury. Technically you do, but whether it's worth bringing depends on whether there was an injury. Contact an attorney for the county where it happened.
Peter Munsing's answer 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 because they aren't well enough to recover at home.
No media, social media, until you've spoken with an attorney or two. You can end up receiving some letters from attorneys for the nursing...
Cary B. Hall's answer No idea from the very limited facts you've supplied. Contact your local lawyer referral service to get connected with a medical malpractice attorney to go over your case in further detail.
Elizabeth Tarasi's answer According to Section 8301 of the Pennsylvania Wrongful Death Act, the wrongful death action seeks to compensate a decedent’s loved ones for the death of the decedent when that death was caused by the negligence, unlawful violence, neglect, or wrongful act of another. Traditionally, wrongful death actions sought to compensate the decedent’s family for the economic loss caused by the decedent’s death, usually by awarding damages for the income the decedent would have earned had he or she...
Peter Munsing's answer 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 that. So plan on your paying for it as the legilators in Harrisburg have sheltered Dentists and doctors nicely. Ultimately you can take him to small claims, but you will need a letter saying it was what...
Peter Munsing's answer 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.
Peter Munsing's answer 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.
Peter Munsing's answer 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..
Peter Munsing's answer 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.
Peter Munsing's answer 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 or ACA that will avoid bills--you may get an aca subsidy under some circumstances with a child that you otherwise wouldn't.
Peter Munsing's answer 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.
Peter Munsing's answer If its for your daughter, it should be held in trust for her until she is 18 or therafter. You may recover monies paid for medical expenses and some other fees, but as I'm sure your attorney mentioned, there is usually a lien on those settlements. Your ex girlfriend has nothing to do with the case, nor do her children. Any obligation you have in that regard is child support which has nothing to do with your daughter's case.
Peter Munsing's answer You can tell them you did not consent to the services they are billing you. If they have a debt collector call you you file a complaint with the medical board that licenses dentists.
Peter Munsing's answer regardless of what I or any other lawyer says you need to find out what your licensing board would say, and what your insurance company would say.
Generally if a law or administrative regulation is enacted for public health, then it will be construed in that way not in a way that makes providers most comfortable. If it sounds pushing the envelope, don't do it.
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