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Postby Ronit » Tue Aug 26, 2014 12:29 am

s SubjectDate AskedExpertpost op sciaticnerve damage1/20/2011Glenn A. Dorfman  Q: i have nerve damage due to bone harvesting for fusion with instrumentation L-1 to S-1 done in 2008 I ...   A: You are in South Africa and that is where the surgery was done. What makes you think a lawyer in ... bi-lateral mastectomy1/19/2011Glenn A. Dorfman  Q: I had a bi-lateral mastectomy w/tram flap recon in 2003. I have never gained range of motion of my ...   A: Do you have legal recourse at this point? In a word, no. Without even going to the merits of such a ... Possible malpractice re knee1/18/2011Glenn A. Dorfman  Q: I had surgery in Dec. 2009 with total knee replacement. I had extreme pain for six months which I ...   A: Any malpractice case requires an investment by the attorney of hundreds of hours of work over many ... Dental Malpractice1/18/2011Glenn A. Dorfman  Q: My dentist just recently extracted my remaining teeth, due to decay from extremely weak enamel(he ...   A: Firstly, I note that you are in Canada. As you may know, the legal system in Canada vs. the US is ... Birth Brachial Plexus Injury1/18/2011Paul D. Friedman, M.A., Ph.D., J.D.  Q: Daughter born in 2008 with a brachial plexus injury in the process of a Malpractice suit. Just ...   A: Felicia, Every case is different and it depends on the facts of the case to determine who the ... iud grown into wall of uterus1/18/2011Glenn A. Dorfman  Q: They just did a laparoscopic surgery and d & c on me last Tuesday. When I awoke they told me that my ...   A: LOL. Legally you ARE SOL. Any IUD can get embedded in the wall or even perforate the uterus and to ... injured during surgery1/17/2011Glenn A. Dorfman  Q: I have contacted several attorneys,who have all claimed I have a substantial claim and a high damage ...   A: Did you write to me before? Surely you can't expect me to answer your question unless I have some ... Lumbar puncture complications1/17/2011Paul D. Friedman, M.A., Ph.D., J.D.  Q: About March of 2010 i started having vision issues/disturbances followed by minor headaches a month ...   A: Travis, As you know, there is a vast difference between "informed consent" and signing a form. As ... Mirena1/17/2011Glenn A. Dorfman  Q: 2 months after having my daughter my Dr suggested the Mirena and Inserted it into my uterus 2 weeks ...   A: I have read questions exactly like yours probably 150 times and I will give you the same answer. ... injury during surgery1/15/2011Glenn A. Dorfman  Q: A couple of weeks ago I had surgery on my back to relieve the pain of a herniated disk. That night I ...   A: I am sorry to say this, I apologize in advance, but this question is just STUPID. If you have a ... Knee replacement/numbness in leg and foot1/12/2011Paul D. Friedman, M.A., Ph.D., J.D.  Q: I am 44 and had a total knee replacement November 2009. I had a nerve block for the surgery. After ...   A: Paul, It depends where you live, however, this is probably not a case I would take as a medical ... Medical Malpractice-resulting in death of infant1/10/2011Paul D. Friedman, M.A., Ph.D., J.D.  Q: My 10 1/2 monnth old son passed away January 2010. He was born March 12, 2009 in a small town ...   A: Jamie, I am very sorry for your loss. This is a heart-breaking history. I strongly suggest you ... lumbar myelogram caused trouble1/9/2011Paul D. Friedman, M.A., Ph.D., J.D.  Q: May 2010 I was refered by my PCP to a neurosurgen because I had lower back pain and some numbness ...   A: Brenda, I am sorry to hear about this incident. I suggest you see another neurologist and find out ... Ectopic pregnancy1/9/2011Paul D. Friedman, M.A., Ph.D., J.D.  Q: I started seeing a infertility specialist in 2009 Through the earlier part of 2010. I informed him ...   A: Michele, If the physicians are willing to testify to that in court, you seem to have a pretty good ... myomectomy/possible hysterectomy1/9/2011Glenn A. Dorfman  Q: I recently signed consent for myomectomy possible hysterectomy. uterus enlarged to size 24wks with ...   A: Lawyers, except for a very rare few, are not trained as gynecologist. The answers you need must come ... misdiagnosed1/7/2011Paul D. Friedman, M.A., Ph.D., J.D.  Q: I suffered extreme upper abdominal pain and was taken to the nearest ER by a co-worker. Upon ...   A: Philip, It all depends on your symptoms, the test results and the knowledge of the staff at the ... wrong breast biopsy1/7/2011Paul D. Friedman, M.A., Ph.D., J.D.  Q: I had a mammogram and ultrasound where they said there was a suspicious nodule that required biopsy. ...   A: Jean, It sounds as if it may have been below the standard of care to biopsy the incorrect nodule. ... pediatric dentist1/6/2011Glenn A. Dorfman  Q: We took my son, he was alittle over 2 1/2 in sept 2010. to his first pediatric dentist visit. They ...   A: A dental malpractice claim is not the solution to the problem because no lawyer wants it. Not worth ... Dental Malpractice/ Breach In Contract1/6/2011Edward A. Smith  Q: I went in for a root canal and the dentist performing the procedure broke a piece of an endo-file in ...   A: I don't know what state you are in, but a Small Claims suit or even a complaint with the local ... Steroids without stomach acid blocker1/6/2011Glenn A. Dorfman  Q: This is a complicate issue, which would require much investigation. After 6 months of tests, I was ...   A: This sounds like a very strong liability case. That is, the neurologist clearly made a very simple ... hematoma1/5/2011Edward A. Smith  Q: After i had a dermoid removed from my right side of my overy, i got a hematoma on the whond. They ...   A: Renee, it may or may not be malpractice. A hematoma on the wound would not be unusual. In any event, ... Dr. Neglect1/5/2011Paul D. Friedman, M.A., Ph.D., J.D.  Q: Doctor's neglect of patient? One year and one month ago, I had lower back surgery with 2 discs ...   A: Edy, There is such a thing as physician neglect and it is usually handled by the Board of ... help needed.1/4/2011Paul D. Friedman, M.A., Ph.D., J.D.  Q: I have a 5 month old son. He was just recently diagnosed with a congenital heart defect. He has ...   A: Tiffani, It depends where you live and what the standard of care entails. If you live in most ... Hernia Malpractice/Couples1/2/2011Paul D. Friedman, M.A., Ph.D., J.D.  Q: We have the same problem.... my husband went for surgery and now for 7 months has had a swollen ...   A: Michelle, I strongly suggest your husband see another surgeon in a different area. I represented ... can i sue1/1/2011Glenn A. Dorfman  Q: feb 2010 gave birth 5 weeks early to baby girl by c section. sometime in hospital stay my uterus ...   A: You can always sue.
is, did the doctors and hospital do something that was very wrong and ... Lost testicle/nerve damage1/1/2011Paul D. Friedman, M.A., Ph.D., J.D.  Q: Wisconsin hospital is otherwise great, but this guy was a hack. Went in for a vasectomy,he messed ...   A: Cory, It is possible the administrator is sincere. You have to use common sense on that front. It ... Chiropractic Injury12/31/2010Glenn A. Dorfman  Q: I was in chiropractic school for a brief time in September 2010. I was what I feel was required to ...   A: OK Andrew, the answers you seek are fairly straightforward. Firstly, if any case were to be brought ... PREDNISONE MALPRACTICE12/31/2010Paul D. Friedman, M.A., Ph.D., J.D.  Q: I read your answer concerning prednisone side effects on a bone issue. Your awareness of the multi ...   A: Ira, This is a real problem with "Tort Reform" as has been legislated. Tort Reform which caps ... Permanent Nerve Damage From Surgery12/29/2010Paul D. Friedman, M.A., Ph.D., J.D.  Q: Two years ago I had foot surgery done to repair a torn tendon, and fix structural problems in my ...   A: Gary, As you might expect, I suggest you speak to a medical malpractice attorney in your area. You ... Vasectomy gone wrong12/28/2010Glenn A. Dorfman  Q: I recently lost a testicle after having a vasectomy. During the vasectomy the urologist was cutting ...   A: You might have a case. I wouldn't know nor would any other attorney without consulting with a ... 4 infections since Hernia repair in September 201012/25/2010Glenn A. Dorfman  Q: I had a Hernia repair in Sep. then 2 weeks later was back in Hosp. with an infection. I had another ...   A: Tammy: What exactly do you think a lawyer could do to help??? Would you want a lawyer to write a ... iud removal surgecly12/24/2010Glenn A. Dorfman  Q: my doctor put the IUD 9 years ago but after a month the string was gone and i thought it was ...   A: There is no legal question and no legal recourse here in any event. IUDs are well known to move ... Was I Mistreated??12/17/2010Edward A. Smith  Q: . Thank you so much for answering my question. I've had this pain in my left side for the past 2 ...   A: Terrible Dr...I am so sorry. You can certainly complaint to the hospital about his conduct, but ... back surgery and foot drop12/15/2010Jack Schroder  Q: 2 yrs ago september i had back surgery on a fractured t12 verterbrea the consent form says the ...   A: Yes. But you have a serious problem too. That is the statute of limitations. But see a couple of ... Trauma Injury from vaginal hysterectomy12/15/2010Glenn A. Dorfman  Q: On 10/23 I had a cystoscopy with urethra dilation. On, 11/3/10, I had a vaginal hysterectomy for ...   A: I wish you had given me some additional background. For instance, your age could be a major factor ... Trauma Injury from Vaginal Hysterectomy12/15/2010Jack Schroder  Q: On 10/23 I had a cystoscopy with urethra dilation. On, 11/3/10, I had a vaginal hysterectomy for ...   A: You should see a malpractice laywer. That second doctor who said your Ob should have done an ... Lumbar Fusion using Monarch rods and screws12/14/2010Jack Schroder  Q: in July of 2002 I had a lumbar fusion performed on me, L-3 to S-1, I had to go back in a year later ...   A: It has happened before. Many times. Your biggest problem is going to be the statute of limitations. ... My husband's severe pain12/10/2010Edward A. Smith  Q: My husband underwent a upper lobectomy of his lung about 4 years ago. He has unyielding severe pain ...   A: Barbara, sorry for the delay. The metal clips could be malpractice but it depends on the technical ... Deltal Mal pratice12/8/2010Glenn A. Dorfman  Q: Do you do Dental Malpratice in tucson,Az. If so please give me a call so we can discuse the matter. ...   A: You apparently do not understand the purpose of this site. Us self-designated experts offer quick ... Perforated colon-colonoscopy12/7/2010Jack Schroder  Q: My wife had a routine colonoscopy, but the doctor punctured her colon at the first "bend". He ...   A: You are right tlo wonder what course to take. I say that because if you sue you will probably lose. ... Page:   Prev  |  1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  | 9 

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