I went into labor while incarcerated and was in labor for a full day and repeatedly kept telling the guards at the jail who would not take me to the hospital. Finally I had no choice but to deliver my baby myself right there in the jail cell. Anything could have happened to me or my baby in that... Read more »
The jail nurse should have assisted you when you notified the jailers of the birthing. But you probably have no damages, and this would be a Government Tort Liability Action which has alot of requirements and immunities. A few very experienced lawyers might see a cause of action, but i do not....Read more »
A Tennessee med mal attorney could advise you best, but your post remains open for two weeks. Although this description is very brief, your matter involves a very complex surgery. There wasn't a question here, but if you are wondering about your legal rights, the only way to determine that is to...Read more »
You'd get the best input from a Tennessee attorney, but your question remains open for two weeks. From the description, it's difficult to tell exactly what happened. At any rate, it's unlikely that an emergency room ran no test(s). You could arrange a consultation with a Tennessee attorney who...Read more »
It is usually one year from date of injury because of malfeasance. But prior to that you must give the Defendant access to all medical records and an Affidavit from a Medical Expert that you have a claim in Good Faith. This is only a bare bones answer to get you started. Start calling Medical...Read more »
it was a law sute over the death of their unborn child. she kept all the family records and he cant find any paper work on the case of the lawyers name the money was to be transfered to their account wednesday she has been brain dead for 3 weeks and was removed from life support and passed monday.... Read more »
There are several ways to find a Case as there are only so many Clerks of Circuit Courts and Federal Courts in your area. But are you sure a suit was filed in the first place? There may have been a Settlement without filing suit. You could start by calling every lawyer in the area and asking....Read more »
I underwent an armpit surgery May 29, 2018. My surgeon damaged my medial nerve(confirmed by a Neurologist November 2nd, 2018 ) causing me to have another surgery 12/18/18performed by a hand and nerve trauma surgeon. I am attending pain management and just underwent a stellate nerve block to... Read more »
my wife was diagnosed with a sinus infection when she was complaining of severe stomach pain. but instead we went to another hospital and was told her Gallbladder was bad and had gallstones. had 2 surgeries to take it out. but when I called the original hospital and complained about the care she... Read more »
Your wife could show the letter to a medical malpractice attorney and ask them about her legal rights/remedies in light of the diagnosis for a sinus infection when the condition was in fact gallstones. Whether or not an attorney determined that there was a viable cause of action, she could at least...Read more »
Ok so I have a messed up background I also in suing PCC for probation or I guess I fall into the lawsuit. But this begins with me having a car accident ( road rage) I slammed on my breaks this impala was like ridding my tale pulled in ground and slammed on breaks so did I all sudden (which my car... Read more »
Hospital told daughter his leg broken so dcf involved Ofcourse.I was there for birth of baby at hospital so was friend of ours and we took pictures and found pic of where u can see baby leg broken at birth.I want help for my daughter please.dcf want polygraph.and she needalegal advice and... Read more »
Your daughter should contact an experience attorney who is familiar with child abuse cases. She needs help in the current case before she thinks about suing. The earlier in an investigation that she hires an attorney, the better off she will be. Best of luck!
At 15 shestarted acting strange and after several tests they did a genetic test and said the blindness was caused from Battens Disease and that she would die before 19. She made it to be 17. Why did the specialists at Vanderbilt not check to see why she went blind cause if i had Known this then i... Read more »
Generally they wouldn't do the tests because the treatment would likely be the same. However to give yourself closure --and as I may be wrong--contact members of the Tennessee Assn for Justice--they give free consultations. A grief counselor may help you process your natural but very heavy feelings.
I had gastric sleeve in 2014, lost the weight and have kept most of it off. However, now I have food based anemia as I have a difficult time digesting proteins (meats). I get sick when I don't eat, I get sick when I do eat, I throw up in my sleep due to acid reflux, I'm exhausted (due to anemia),... Read more »
malpractice is doing an act that is careless. A bad result or side effects isn't necessarily bad practice unless it was caused by the bad practice. Best idea is to consult a member of the Tenn. Assn for Justice who handles medical claims. They give free consultations. But from what you have said it...Read more »
Your best bet is to contact lobbying organizations and professional organizations concerned with that, and look at the existing regulations. You need to know not what a lawyer thinks but what the agencies that enforce it think--you don't want a long legal battle that costs youi money and risks...Read more »
Unlikely given the passage of time, and you'd have to show the leg length happened because of that and not the passage of 10 years. Contact a member of the Tenn Assn for Justice--they give free consults.
To anything from the lawsuit (or money that gets put into the estate from the lawsuit) he is the administrator of the lawsuit and estate they were married less than 9 years ! How do I ensure I am a beneficiary over a portion of what goes into the estate from the lawsuit how do I go about Making... Read more »
What you are entitled to inherit from your mother depends on whether she had a valid will. If she did, the will would determine how her property would be divided. If she did not have a will, her state's laws of succession would control distribution. If she died intestate, you (and your siblings, if...Read more »
I went back to dr and told him the problems I was having which was the same before I had surgery and all he did was take chest xray and said it was good I toldthe nurse that doesn't show hernia and she wants me to come have another test I am still paying on the first surgery what should I do
what information do I need to find out if I have a lawsuit I have gone back to the same dr and he wrote off my concerns do I need second opp it has only been 6 months since my surgery how long do I have to file a suit
A lawyer can't give medical opinions. You need to follow up with the surgeon and/or your internists. You may have a case if the mesh is the problem. First find out what your problem is. Generally statute of limitations is one year if surgery in Tennessee. As to the case against the manufacturer....Read more »
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