Mark Scoblionko's answer 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 assistance to do the search.
Peter N. Munsing's answer If it's surgical devices try attorney James Ronca in Philadelphia. If it's in the western part of the state consult attorney Jason Matzus. They give free consults--feel free to use my name.
You can only use Federal Court if you and the other party are citizens of different states. As some of your defendnats may be in state I'm not seeing Federal Jurisdiction.
Peter N. 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 N. 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.
Peter N. 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 N. 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 N. 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 N. 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 N. 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 N. 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 N. 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 N. 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.
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