hello my name is matthw i wanted to know if i could sue my sons Pediatrician. DR Paula Heimberg said she would no longer refill my sons prescription. she told us to call one place who told us they weren't taking on new patient but gave us a numder to call in salem they said the same thing but told us to call his PCP. we did and she wouldn't return are calls. now i'm moving my sons PCP to kids health and Paula Heimberg is stalling on the paper work. my sons school has called and said they were concerned about him returning to school on monday if he doesn't have his prescription by then. my son is the one who is suffering from this and it is killing me he loves school but without his prescription he is have hard time with his work and friends
Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional's negligence causes injury to a patient. Incorrect actions and inaction can both be forms of negligence.
Emotional distress refers to the negative mental effects an injury has, including fear, loss of sleep, depression, and other effects.