She Said oh the cyst was not on your ovary. It was on your colon, so why did you give me a full hysterectomy if it was on my colon. I didn’t need to get a hysterectomy. I was fine. She saw a cyst at the exam. She said she was going to do a hysterectomy. She did the hysterectomy and it was not on... View More
A doctor, on review the records, would need to inform us if it was negligence to not know the location of the cyst prior to the surgery. Medical malpractice means that a doctor violated the standard of care. A bad outcome is not enough. Another doctor would be needed to evaluate what the doctors...View More
Having your name on a patent does not automatically guarantee you royalty payments. The rights and compensation associated with a patent are typically determined by agreements made between the inventors and relevant parties. To assess your potential for royalty claims, it's important to review...View More
I felt like my privacy was violated. It was none of her concern whether or not I'm doing it to Save a Life or for financial reasons. I had to go there because the Plasma Place needed my primary care physician needed to type up a letter saying what medication I am on and whether or not they... View More
You voluntarily responded to your PCP, so no privacy invasion, or HIPPA- which is improper disclosure to third persons. Malpractice? Probably not. Even if it was one of these violations, you probably do not have any significant damages that would be recognized as compensable in a Court of law. This...View More
The nurse said I needed to get up and take a shower I didn't want to but she said I had to. She turned on the water didn't assist me but left me to go make up my bed. I fell in the shower, when I woke up three other nurses were giving me smelling stuff. They did blood work and ekg. The... View More
I have contacted an attorney, sent a summary and outline to them medical records and the autopsy and haven’t heard back about if they’ll take the case or not. My mother died December 18th. Failed to diagnose or biopsy tissue. They cancelled her appt in October saying they saw no reason that the... View More
A South Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for five weeks. No one here could answer your question as to whether you have a case. A doctor would need to evaluate the impact of what you suffered as a result of taking the medicine you mention.
Not all bad results are malpractice, the health care provider must have acted below the standard of care. What you describe does sound like malpractice but a doctor would have to confirm the breach of the standard of care. Consult with experienced medical malpractice attorneys in your state.
A South Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for five weeks. It could depend on the nature of the follow-up visits - in SOME jurisdictions, it might have relevance in terms of the continuing treatment doctrine, among other possible considerations. A South Carolina...View More
I injured my back at work in 2017 and had tons of pt I ended up having 2 minor and 1 major back surgery. I now have permanent severe nerve damage and constant pain. I have lost some use of my leg and have foot drop. I started out with a hernitated disc. I don't believe my lawyer is getting the... View More
I am sorry to hear about your difficulties. You should contact your attorney and have a very frank conversation. Let them know you are concerned about the legal representation you are receiving. Tell them that you are concerned about the amount of the recovery and the affect your injuries have...View More
You could look into a different staffing organization. That's a personal decision you don't need a lawyer to make - the choice is yours. There could be any number of reasons for the problems you describe, but the bottom line is that you have to feel comfortable with the person caring for...View More
I've had severe complications with 3/back surgeries. (2014-2017) My Neurosurgeon terminated our relationship, and now won't issue a referral for my continued care. I was told to contact my PCP,and they weren't the physician that referred me to my Neurosurgeon to begin with
No one could tell that without being a doctor, seeing the autopsy report, seeing ALL of her medical records. For starters, why not consult a member of the S.C. Assn for Justice--they give free consultations.
The case was prosecuted in 2013 and was allegedly headed to mediation a few months ago. Case was strong. Depositions have been conducted this year, the claim has passed initial reviews and survived - we were looking at trial soon. Now the dismissal was voluntarily filed with the clerk without... View More
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... View More
I feel like the doctor didn't do right the first place cause I was still having problem my pain have got worster my whole left arm and hand is so weak the pain will go up into my neck and shoulder and I'm trying to work but it hard
Depends on the reason for the second surgery. No surgery has guarantees--on the contrary, you sign a list of horrible outcomes that could happen, including nerve damage, paralysis, pain syndrome etc. Contact a member of the SC Assn for Justice--they give free consults.
I had surgery on my breast due to having to have a lump removed. The only thing I was made aware of is that the entry of the wound would be hard for awhile. I know have a big indention there that looks horrible. I wouldn't be going in trying to cash out lots of money, I'm only looking to... View More
Difficult to say and suggest you contact a member of the SC Trial lawyers Assn--they give free consultations. Generally, it has to be shown that what happened was due to the doctor not following accepted procedures. A bad result doesn't mean malpractice. It would make sense to see a plastic...View More
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