Peter N. Munsing's answer Write down what happened when, who said what to who when before you forget. Focus on getting well, and you don't want to give anyone an idea that you would possibly sue anyone--otherwise the doctors you need will shy away, for worry they'll be "dragged into a malpractice case." Then contact a member of the Va. Trial Lawyers Assn who handles malpractice cases in your county. They give free consults.
Anthony M. Segura's answer The first step is to gather the pertinent medical records and contact an experienced medical malpractice lawyer to discuss the case. If the lawyer is interested in the case, they will review the records and inform you whether your should further pursue the case. If you have trouble gathering the records, the lawyer can assist you with that as well.
Anthony M. Segura's answer I'm sorry that someone wasn't treated well at the hospital. In 1986, Congress enacted the Emergency Medical Treatment & Labor Act to ensure public access to emergency services regardless of ability to pay. Section 1867 of the Social Security Act imposes specific obligations on Medicare-participating hospitals that offer emergency services to provide a medical screening examination when a request is made for examination or treatment for an emergency medical condition, regardless of an...
Jay Braddock Jackson's answer I don't see a question in your statement of facts, but assuming that your question is whether or not you would have a case against the memory caregiver, it is not possible to tell. There are so many variables and other facts to discover before an opinion can be made. Additionally, you must know the accepted standard of care owed by the caregiver for the condition with which your father was dealing. Getting the Adult Protective Services and Department of Licensing involved was necessary. I also...
Jerry Lutkenhaus' answer You seem to have a complicated situation. You would best be served by retaining an experienced workers compensation lawyer to assist you. I have over 35 years experience. I will be out of my office until Friday.
Rich Nagle's answer The compensation amount would be determined in part by the severity of the injury/complications caused by the offending item. Please feel free to contact me at 703-871-5060 to discuss.
Rich Nagle's answer You should contact a lawyer who specializes in birth injury cases. I am happy to speak with you regarding the claim as I have handled dozens of birth injury claims in my career. www.trialhawk.com
Rich Nagle's answer Maybe. If the risk of infertility was not disclosed but under the prevailing standard of care a reasonable physician would have done so and if your sister would have declined the procedure had she been so warned the elements would be in oplacw for a successful med mal claim.
Rich Nagle's answer The short answer is you likely have a claim although the value of the claim from a settlement/jury award perspective may not be significant. A closer review of the facts would reveal the extent of the damages and, hence, the potential value of your claim.
Rich Nagle's answer That depends on whether or not there was a breach of medical standards of care. Do you have reason to believe inappropriate care was given? If so consultation with a lawyer to review your claim would be the next step. www.trialhawk.com.
Peter N. Munsing's answer Maybe find out what the problem is so that if it's a way you present you can avoid problems in the future. A physician can chose who they will see. There are many other chiropractors out there, many of them good. Try another.
Peter N. Munsing's answer Not unless it was something so clear on an x ray it couldn't have been seen. Assuming your limb didn't swell up significantly, it could have looked like a sprain, acted like a sprain, but wasn't . This is especially true of "occult" fractures which aren't magic, just very think and hide well in radiologic shaddows.
Peter N. Munsing's answer The problem is that the value of the animal is basically the market value.However there may be other things involved.Start with members of the Va. trial Lawyers Assn-they give free consults.
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