I'm sorry for your ordeal. It's possible it could be. But an attorney would not be able to offer you a meaningful response based on the brief facts here, as thoroughly as you have outlined the timeline. If you are contemplating an action based on failure to diagnose or other med mal theory, you...Read more »
I'm sorry for your ordeal here, both in terms of your catastrophic injury and the treatment-related issues that followed. Your question has not been picked up for four weeks. You don't need anyone to tell you that you should speak with a workers' comp attorney on these issues; you probably already...Read more »
I had a multilevel fusion October 2015 from a work related injury which eventually resulted in failed back surgery, radiculopathy, neuropathy, and drop foot. I changed primary physician in 2017 due to my lack of treatment for my pain issues and he kept telling me that I couldn’t NOT return to... Read more »
These are things you would need to discuss in depth with a Texas attorney, but your post remains open for two weeks. The frustration you express is understandable, but in terms of demonstrating that the physicians and other personnel here acted with the intent to delay your claim to undermine its...Read more »
and how can a doctor get a death certificate and he did not sign for it. also, the doctor does not want to meet with me or talk to me and my mother was mentally ill so I feel she was not in her right mind.
'Sorry that your question remains open for four weeks. At this point, it might make more sense to contact someone directly, either a Texas attorney who deals with life insurance claims litigation, or a knowledgeable licensed insurance professional in Texas who underwrites life insurance policies....Read more »
I went 9 mths believing these specialist to find out i was dying of stage 4 cancer and a tumor under my arm and now i lost my arm. The doctor told me if i would of came there nine mths sooner they could saved me a lot of pain and suffering.
my son had ear tubes put in 2011 but continued to have recurrent ear infections with ruptured eardrum again since 2013. He was treated over and over with antibiotics and has recently been diagnosed with mastoiditis, cholesteatoma, and a fungal infection that no medication is resolving for the past... Read more »
The best way to evaluate the matter could be to set up a consultation with a Texas med mal attorney. It could come down to a matter of being able to demonstrate with medical evidence the extent of damages incurred as a failure to make such referral(s), if that was the case. Good luck
She was discharged to my husband, 61 and had a heart attack and is unemployed and me 63 on medical disability. Needs total assistance with all ADL's. No discharge summary no Plan of care. We were financial unable to cover the cost of the nursing home. She has outlived her money to pay. Between her... Read more »
It appears that the nursing home would have done better to advise you to apply for Medicaid. Although Texas is one of 13 states with an income cap ($2,313 in 2019), under federal law an applicant can still qualify by establishing a Qualified Income Trust a/k/a a Miller Trust. This is basically a...Read more »
Back in November of 2019, I injured my knee stepping off of a bus at work, I started a workmans comp claim the following day. My first MRI showed a tear in my miniscus, and I was recommended physical therapy. I went for about 2 months, a few times a week. During the harder weeks of therapy, I had... Read more »
If the Carrier is denying the tear to your knee and possible subsequent re-tear, my advice would be to contact a qualified workers' comp attorney. This matter will most likely need to go to the administrative hearing level to force the Carrier to accept your injury.
Letter provided for housing purposes in the state of Texas. Letter is simply stating this person has a disability and would benefit from an ESA. Later the animal causes injury (either personal or property). Secondarily, does length of provider patient relationship play a role in your answer?
I am sorry to hear about your injury. If you suffered an injury in an incident recently, and that injury was really an aggravation of a prior injury, you are still entitled to bring a claim for that aggravation. I would have to know more facts to give you advice specific to your situation. Please...Read more »
My injury happened at a hospital. I was left unattended and blacked out and hit my head.i never received medical attention due to the fact I have no insurance and no money.this happened almost a year ago.how would I proceed in making a claim ?
I am very sorry to hear about what happened to you. Assuming this happened in Texas, you would have up to two years from the date of the incident to bring a negligence claim against the hospital or responsible medical care providers. You should know that these cases can be very complicated....Read more »
Got here when I was 4 & my folks got my Perm Residency (Green card?) many years ago. I would’ve already become a citizen like my mom & sis but I became disabled (another issue I need help w/since it seems that at least 1of my early docs messed up & is in jail 4 killing & harming others like... Read more »
OK, if your parents became US citizens -- or either one of them did -- before you turned 18, you acquired US citizenship automatically. You need to file Form N-600 to get a Certificate of Citizenship. Check the instructions for the fee-waiver document, Form I-912, to see if you can get the filing...Read more »
We have several issue with workman comp/disability. If we could speak with someone about it because it's too long to explain the case,. We have all the paperwork from his case. After 3 years fighting we won his case. We had a lawyer that only took his money did nothing for us we fired him an got... Read more »
Not a question. If you feel the data base would have shown all of her meds (and she didn't have an illegal stash she bought on the street) the estate may have had a claim--suggest you contact a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Assn for the County where it happened; they give free consults.
In nutshell... I had hair transplant 10/16. The doctor prescribed valium for me to take the morning of the procedure. When I arrived, he instructed me to take double the prescribed dose. I don't remember the last time I took valium and had no idea how it would effect me. The high dose made me... Read more »
Contact a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Assn who handles medical negilgence--they give free consults. If they choose not to take it talk to another--it's a question of investing their time/money vs risk and like banks who'll give a mortgage to a person who was denied by another bank--each has...Read more »
The nerve damage has caused difficulty in full use of my hand. I had an EMG test and they found nerve problems did exist. The surgery or the nerve block used have caused secondary problems. Is this something I should or could consider filing a malpractice suit on?
My employer is a specialist that performs oral surgeries. Her assistants are phlebotomist and not surgical assistants nor dental assistants, but they are next to her doing surgery with very minimal to no training. She has them taking x-rays without a license. She also leaves out of town and the... Read more »
These are potential violations of the law which need to be addressed by the appropriate agencies like the state medical board, health department, OSHA, or district attorney's office. These violations do not fall under workers' comp which deals primarily with injured workers.
My husband is in a nursing home and he developed a sore. I went to the nursing home on a Monday and they told me he had a wound the size of a pea, when I went back the following Monday it was infected and there was bone exposure. He has been from facility to facility having surgeries after... Read more »
The general rule is that you will have 30 days to report a work-related injury to your employer for a specific injury. You must then file a claim within 1 year from your date of injury. The problem in these cases is the proof. If you can't verify that you reported the claim within 30 days, then...Read more »
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