Lost liver: Does viewer have medical malpractice case?
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
- Duration 3:18
- Date Feb 8, 2013
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
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-- -- since the last time we did that segment we've been overwhelmed with your email.
You -- in all sorts of questions ranging from medical malpractice to inheritance problems in here to help.
Is Fox News legal analyst Peter Johnson junior one of the most highly rated trial and appellate lawyers.
In the country keep remind folks this is TV advice if you're really wanna see somebody talked he'll get a personal I'm only eighteen Wheeler and -- O Steve all right first -- three years ago I was diagnosed with liver cancer and received a liver transplant.
Two weeks after surgery doctors told me I never had cancer.
Now I have to take transplant medicine for the rest of my life to prevent rejection of the liver.
Do I have all -- the unfortunate get a real problem and you do have a loss tonight a similar lawsuit we talked about your couple years ago.
A great young man who was misdiagnosed.
With breast cancer and has breast removed on it as a result of it now this person has to undergo these anti rejection drugs the whole life.
Sell lawsuit for medical malpractice.
For punitive damage that's designed to deter that kind of conduct.
In the future so you bring a lawsuit against the hospital that against the pathologist the people examine that -- the tissue.
Perhaps the surgeon.
Perhaps other people.
I say -- Punitive damages that's -- play into Terry damages pain and suffering that speaking of a pain suffered nothing worse and family issues here's -- during a visit to my mother's house two year old.
Daughter severed part of her finger -- a wheelchair her grandmother was folding up.
The -- -- had a hinge part which also calls into question is -- should we -- the renal company the manufacturer or Graham law.
I believed a grandma should only -- and only be sued if she's been run over.
By a reindeer.
That's right here unfortunately maybe the grandmother because she is a homeowner's insurance policy.
There could be other lawsuits brought against the manufacturer.
-- if you biggest defective or the rental company.
I say get this thing wrapped up.
The grandchild only memory of -- -- grandmother should not be suing her.
Not being the -- -- against her being the defenders get the money from me rather than a company family.
Peace finally and this is a good one of my wife passed away without a will and left bank accounts to her mother only.
-- on the house and sadly it is now ready for for closure and my wife intended to use the money to save our home.
My mother in law won't discuss sharing the money what.
Do I'd do it it's called the law of intends to see when you die without a will this state decides.
How the money goes if you only have a spouse usually it will go to the spouse only if there -- kids then he'll be a split.
But here the house evidently went to the husband but the bank accounts separate wit to the mother the mother doesn't.
Have to give -- the money.
-- and roses and chocolate for Valentine's Day and hope for the best meanwhile don't pay a lawyer.
Okay -- -- look at that's very nice Mr.
T V later this -- if you got a question same Peter your questions he addresses email Peter.
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See they -- a great weekend thank you very much.