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Ask an attorney!: You will need to speak with a lawyer who "specializes" in medical malpractice. Just rember, to have a compensible action, there must be negligent action (not considered "the standard of care" in the field, and there must be actual damages. If either one is missing, there is no suit. Just remember...once you sue a doctor don't expect him/her to be amenable to you remaining a patient. ...Read more
See below. : Not necessarily. There are many reasons for a low apgar, including maternal history, and fetal conditions which may be secondary to congenital syndromes, or even prematurity. These as well as others should be taken into account and discussed with a medical professionals who has access to both maternal and fetal/infant's medical records. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Reasonable care. : Best is to let an attorney have expert witnesses testify as to the reasonableness of care and whether the care was the standard of care for the medical specialty involved. This will include any duty owed to the patient for care, breach of that duty, whether the breach of the duty is a direct causation of the alleged malpractice, and the damages claimed. If both negligence, and damages related to the negligence cannot be proved, there is no medical malpractice case. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Reasonable care. : Best is to let an attorney have expert witnesses testify as to the reasonableness of care and whether the care was the standard of care for the medical specialty involved. This will include any duty owed to the patient for care, breach of that duty, whether the breach of the duty is a direct causation of the alleged malpractice, and the damages claimed. If both negligence, and damages related to the negligence cannot be proved, there is no medical malpractice case. ...Read more
Difficult: Lawyers operate under the presumption that we would all live forever were it not for the wrongful interventions of medical practitioners. They only have to demonstrate damage and appeal to a jury of the loosest connection between the intervention and the 'bad' outcome. Negligence is hinted at, but rarely is definitive. In medmal there is lots of money and little justice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can this diagnosis be considered malpractice?..after the stricture was found I asked if I ever had prostatitis and was told no..
No: Urethral strictures are caused by STDs such as gonnorhea or chlamydia and by trauma such as pelvic fractures or instrumentation or other trauma but not by prostatitis.Malpractice has a totally different meaning.Look it up.Sometimes we can't identify a cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Local med society. : You can search you doctor on line at your local county or state medical society. You may also be able to call them and they may be able to give you the info or direct you where to get it another way is to go to your state court web page and query your doctors name for law suits. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually insurance: Hi, thanks for your question. For most doctors, their paycheck comes from the insurance companies: blue cross, etc, or the government if the patient qualifies for medicare or medicaid. In my practice, i see patients that do not have insurance, and charge a straight $50 fee for a straightforward visit. If there is a lawsuit, then malpractice insurance covers most of those expenses. ...Read more
If meatel stricture occurs after circumcision as complication, can It be due to malpractice ? Is that a common reason ?
Please list as many things you know that are considered medical malpractice, and what are the consequences thereof to the doctor?
Wrong website: Health tap is intended to answer medical questions. If you have legal questions, i suggest you talk to a lawyer or maybe there is a legal website to help you. ...Read more
Probably not: Usually psychological distress from a doctor visit relates to the reaction to the illness or treatment. Sometimes there are misunderstandings in communication. Was the doctor a psychiatrist? If your distress continues, talk with some trusted friends about it and maybe even a counselor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: Until there is a direct relationship between a patient and the doctor involving record review, personal examination, testing, etc. - there is no relationship and no possibiliy of malpractice. Some doctors get caught up in this in the type of blanket accusations put forth by greedy malpractice attorneys but these are quickly thrown out at trial. ...Read more
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Were there any serious cases of medical malpractice regarding a gastric sleeve or lap band in 2013?
Gastic sleeve: Great google question. Let us know what you find out. ...Read more
How do I get relief from dental malpractice, pd in full crown in box for 1 yr getting sicker. No dentist will take liability, contacted all assoc fl?
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