My father was a veteran that had live in nurse aid. None of our family knew this person other than me searching her criminal records. She let him get dehydrated for 5 days which shut his organs down. She was reported to DSS.Not one person has gotten back with family on that. He then went in Oconee... Read more »
answered on Oct 9, 2022
I’m unclear on what your exact question is but you should contact an nursing home negligence attorney if you are concerned about the care your father received. So sorry for what you are going through.
From Feb 2022-april 1 2022 I paid weekly for health and dental, my last day was april 1st with company. I tried going to dr the last week of employment and found out I was never enrolled in a plan, emailed and spoke with hr multiple times and they are no longer responding to me getting my money... Read more »
answered on Jun 9, 2022
A South Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. It would be difficult for any attorney to offer step-by-step directions on this frustrating situation. You could reach out to attorneys to investigate the matter in terms of the formation of your contract... Read more »
My Mother's medical proxy gave their permission. They have no signs prohibiting camera usage. They also have had many patient complaints about staff members. What can I do?
for not providing appropriate care to my elderly mom
answered on Jan 20, 2022
A South Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I hope your mother is okay. An attorney would need to know more details to offer you meaningful guidance. You could reach out to law firms to discuss. If they felt there could be grounds for a case based on... Read more »
The xray is a postoperative xray with implants that illustrate a good deformity correction and would be of educational value to surgical implant companies. Thanks!
answered on Aug 9, 2021
Check with the HIPPA regulations and consult an attorney
Check if you had any waiver signed by the patients
answered on Mar 31, 2021
The answer can vary depending on what you mean by "doctor". The rule can differentiate between a doctor in private practice, a hospital, a medical clinic or other provider that are often lumped together as "doctor". The general rule is that they have a reasonable time.... Read more »
The first time I had a cough and it took the full 2 weeks to get a covid test result. It was negative and all I had was bronchitis. I was paid during this time (supposedly from the CARES Act even though I was covid negative). This most recent time my boss got covid on vacation, brought it into work... Read more »
answered on Jul 1, 2020
Hi, good question. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) requires some employers to provide employees with paid sick leave for absences related to COVID-19. The requirement only applies to companies with less than 500 employees. If your employer has less than 500 employees, you may be... Read more »
We are a doctors office and want to do education videos to display on TV in lobby. We have one doctor that says they will sue. It will be a caricature of the providers speaking and giving short statements. How did creators of South Park and Lil Bush do this?
answered on Sep 26, 2019
This might be something that an attorney who works with intellectual property matters would know best; it seems more closely related to that area than Health Care Law as a category. Good luck
I was at work when I felt a pop followed by a searing pain that knocked me breathless onto the floor (in the worst paralyzing pain ever) from a squatting position. ER diagnosed me with an umbilical hernia. I was put on modified duty (not given hours to this day). The single medication I was RXd... Read more »
answered on Aug 6, 2019
Since this is a denied case, I would contact an attorney and relay all information and then see if you have a viable case. The five requirements we need are (1) an injury resulting in hernia that (2) the hernia appeared suddenly and (3) was accompanied by pain and the (4) hernia immediately... Read more »
You found out during a routine colonoscopy. After which you question your doctor about CKD3. Asked if you should see a nephrologist, and they said no; because you don’t have it.
Then you got your Gastrologist to refer you to a nephrologist...and they confirmed In fact that you do have... Read more »
answered on Mar 21, 2018
A lot depends on if it would have made a difference. Contact attorney Carl Jacobson in Charleson. He gives free consults. Tell him I suggested you call.
My dad went to the hospital for his edema because it caused him to miss work. While at the hospital, they only focused on his high blood pressure and high heart rate, and once it was under control they sent him home with a mild diuretic that didn't help(he still had a lot of fluid on his... Read more »
answered on Oct 9, 2017
Contact a member of the SC Trial Lawyers Assn like Chuck Jacobson in Charleston,as they give free consultations.
Died or is the child the poa from that point on?
answered on Jul 7, 2017
Unfortunately yes right away. POA is not valid after death. I strongly suggest you see estate planning lawyer right away because it's already a red flag and more problems will follow.
Does the chiropractor have to be present while the service is being performed?
answered on Oct 17, 2016
Depends on the states licensing, and if it is determined to be a medical procedure. Sounds like the person would be better off getting any such process from a dermatologist who is an MD.
My wife is only 40 and has a very large cancer tumor on her vocal cord she's a smoker. We don't know if it's spread yet
answered on Sep 28, 2016
You should consult Ron Motley's firm--give them my name. They can best advise you.
answered on Feb 16, 2016
Different doctors take notes differently. A local lawyer can advise.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible... Read more »
The hospital dropped a tube of my blood not even asking if it was missing I found it when they were discharging me, can I?
answered on Sep 9, 2015
I doubt it. But go see an attorney who handles medical malpractice suits.
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