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Do I have a lawsuit if my mother is receiving a medication at a nursing home that I refused for her to have as her Power of Attorney?

My mom is on her death bed and her Dr. wanted her to have an antibiotic that cost $4,000 that was going to take a big chunk of her medication allowance for the year.My mom specifically told me she didn't want any extra measures to prolong her life (when she was still coherent). I told her Dr., the nursing home and the pharmacist that I did not want her having it cause it would only cause her more discomfort and it wasn't going to heal her! I found out tonight that they are still giving it by orders of the head nurse at the nursing home! I need to know if I have grounds to sue?

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Sue and sue hard!!!! Damn hustlers , it's like they don't have enough money already. There's always a bad apple in any profession

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Yes, you do

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Get another opinion, another doctor. Is that doctor trying to just take money from people? That's ridiculous!!!

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If you had ordered that your mother should not be given the medication, but the hospital did it without your knowledge, then you have a lawsuit. You may need to get a lawyer to guide you on the legal actions you can take against her doctor.

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Bull!
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oh yeah, they seem to be doing that a lot lately. they're violating her rights!!

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Get a attorney NOW that will act the minute you have a attorney and yes you have a case they did it just for the money

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absolutely...get the documentation on it and SUE. won't go thru w/o proof

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Do you have a written medical power of attorney? And did you give your "order" in writing? If not, your "orders" have no value. If the staff does not give her the medication and there is no written document to support that decision, you could sue for wrongful death.

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