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Q: Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case Here? I Had a Severe Allergic Interaction to A Med Prescribed by my Psychiatrist

He was Aware of and had a List of all my Prescription Medication's including my High Blood Pressure Medication- Lisiniprol 20mg

Thee Medication - Duloxtine 60 mg is what my Psychiatrist Prescribed that I had thee Severe Allergic Interaction with.Any Patient Under they Care of a... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 18, 2016

Contact a member of the state of washington Trial Lawyers Assn--they give free consultations.Much will depend on what he was told about the two other reactions. If told nothing he can't be charged with knowledge (or if the information he was given carried a different diagnosis). But get the... Read more »

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Q: If Medication Prescribed causes Severe Allergic Reaction & Suffers a Brain Injury from a Fall, Is that Med Malpractice

I was Prescribed A Medication by My Psychiatrist that I Had a Severe Allergic Interaction to Where I Blacked out and Fell Down my Daughters Basement Steps and was Rushed to thee Hospital with Acute Subdural Hematoma and also Had too Additionally have 7 Staples put into my Head I Was Transferred to... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 5, 2016

I would contact a member of the State of Washington Assn for Justice that handles medical malpractice and drug manufacturer liability. They give free consultation. Get a print out from your drug store of your medications taken for the 4 months before the incident. Yes, you know them, but get the... Read more »

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Q: My Dr falsified my medical records in order to perform an inappropriate surgery.

My Doctor performed a lumbar laminectomy decompression surgery on me for lower back pain. He falsified my medical records to say that I had radiating pain down my buttock and legs, he said that was my primary complaint. I had no pain anywhere except me lower back, I can prove that using the records... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 5, 2016

All I can suggest is to check with some other attorneys who are members of the state of Washington Assn for Justice who handle medical malpractice cases.They give free consultations. Depending on what your MRI's show, op notes show, pathology report shows, if your disc was shot it... Read more »

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Q: Compensation for CT scan mistake?

My doctor ordered a CT scan with contrast. The tech at the hospital failed to use contrast. I was therefore dosed with harmful radiation for no reason. What are my chances of being compensated somehow for this? Thank you.

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Sep 10, 2015

Minimal. It doesn't look like you will be able to show any real money damages, unless and until you develop a radiation-related illness. Even then, it will probably be impossible to prove the illness resulted from this particular procedure.

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Q: My daughter was given a combination of medications, Prozac 20 mg & Diazepam 10 mg, in January of this year. First time

seeing her primary doctor for possible anxiety/depression. My daughter lost the ability to walk, talk, at one point had complete memory loss, including her age, birthdate, where she lives, there are many things she still has problems with, her memory, she is unable to do math even the simplest of... Read more »

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Jul 27, 2015

Look for a medical malpractice lawyer. I don't practice in WA and don't know the deadlines there. The sooner you contact WA lawyers, the better.

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Q: Do I need a personal injury lawyer?

I had a mesh transvaginal sling put in in 2009 and am having complications I have a lawyer representing me against the manufacturer of the sling and am not sure if I should be hiring a lawyer to sue the doctor who did the surgery. This doctor was from a military hospital. I am a beneficiary of a... Read more »

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Jul 25, 2015

You have a lawyer. You should ask them. They know more about your case than anyone here.

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