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Fadi Chakour

Fadi Chakour’s Answers

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  • Do I have a medical malpractice case?

    surgery in December 2014 for removal of fallopian tubes, novasure ablation and lysis of adhesions. When I woke from the surgery the doctor told me it was a success and follow up in one month. A week later I went to the er with pain and found a ...

    Fadi’s Answer

    More information is needed to accurately answer your question. You need to contact a medical malpractice attorney to review the case and the records.

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  • It is realistic to think a medical malpractice lawsuit can bring 2 to 5 million dollars to the plaintiff?

    My sister has been separated from her husband for 7 years. They are not legally divorced. He recently died of a heart attack and she is suing the hospital for malpractice. He entered the hospital about 7-8 days prior to his death - he had a non...

    Fadi’s Answer

    The fact that your sister was separated from he husband will weaken her claim against the hospital. However, their children may have a claim for the loss of their father and this may be worth millions.

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  • Im on ptd for abuse of controlled subs. I am prescribed with anti depressant and oxycodone by my pain doctor

    I am attending counseling sessions and 2 months prior to my last session i was extended for 9 sessions because on the ramdon drug test, the anti depressant drug im taking did not show on the result only the oxycodone. They think im flushing off bu...

    Fadi’s Answer

    Stick to your program, go to your sessions, and you will get your life back.

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  • Slip and fall accident

    I slip fell on the staircase of my building due to the floor being slippery and dirty. I hurt my Coccyx and hand in the fall. I took pictures of both the dirty floor and my bruised hand. Do I have a case if i want to sue my building association f...

    Fadi’s Answer

    It sounds like you may have a viable claim against the association. Contact an attorney immediately. The consultation is almost always free.

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  • How long do I have to pay a car accident settlement? Can I make monthly payments?

    My insurance is covering their car damages but not their medical bills and now I have a settlement being filed against me and don't have the money to pay it

    Fadi’s Answer

    Your question is not clear. What do you mean by a “settlement filed against” you? Is the injured party after you in person? Did he/she not release you when he settled with the insurance company? I need more info to answer your question.

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  • How much money will the governemnt take if she does start working?

    Hello, about 5 months ago my Girlfriend Got hit by a car and she was hurt pretty bad and had to be on a Walker for quite a while. I really dont know what happened but she told me that it ended up being her fault but she said she was going to recie...

    Fadi’s Answer

    I agree with Chris; personal injury settlements are not subject to income tax obligations.

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  • Don't doctors have a legal and job obligation to "turf" patients who are outside of their expertise*?

    Outside of their expertise would be a patient presents with a problem that is within their field, like sports injuries fo rsports medicine, but with symptoms that do not match any symptoms of any patient from before in their experience. In my expe...

    Fadi’s Answer

    When a physician reaches the conclusion that his patient is, or could be, suffering from a disorder that is outside his area of expertise, he/she should refer this patient to another specialist. However, sometimes the referring physician needs to conduct several tests in order to reach that conclusion or ascertain what type of specialist is needed.

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  • If a doctor misdiagnosis a patient but patient contacted Dr out-of-hours with info that pointed to new d(x), is this negligence?

    Because a lot of appointments are rushed, and doctors only record patient symptoms that accord with their diagnoses- if a patient say contacts the doctor via email with a symptom that they forgot to mention in the appt, but the doctor ignores it o...

    Fadi’s Answer

    When I practiced medicine, I’ve seen patient who forgot to mention a symptom during their first visit but remembered and reported it later; this happens sometimes. What should not happen is for the treating physician to ignore a later reported symptom. It is hard to decide whether your physician was negligent or not based on the limited amount of information in your question. The key question here is whether this physician’s alleged negligence lead to any harm to the patient. If there is no harm, usually there will be no action. Consult a local attorney and provide more details.

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  • What to do?

    I was 18 when I was hit by a car and my father(did not have legal custody)sighed up for Morgan and Morgan during my surgery.I did not sign paper work for them but I did discontinue there services when they told me they settled for a set amount(the...

    Fadi’s Answer

    An attorney can put a Lien on case if he spent time and money on the case. However, these liens have to be reasonable. Your attorney should be able to evaluate the reasonableness of such lien. Good luck.

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  • I bought a pack of crab cakes from publix and I broke my tooth on a crab shell. Now i'm in extreme pain. What can I do?

    I'm in a lot of pain and sensitive to hot and cold food and I have not been able to eat in days. The treatment is costing me thousandsof dollars and i want to know if I can file a claim?

    Fadi’s Answer

    You may be able to be compensated for the medical bill and for pain and suffering. Save the food and document everything. Talk to a personal injury attorney as soon as possible. Usually, the consultation is free.

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