Demand Letter for Medical Records

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Medical Demand Letter
PA330 – Medical Records Review and Summary
Devon Mosbach
Kaplan University

September 23, 2012
The Law Offices of Hancock and Mosbach, LLC.

The Law Offices of Hancock and Mosbach, LLC.

Ralph Walters, Esq.
Law Firm of Walters and Moss, LLC.
4567 East Roosevelt Way
Phoenix, Arizona 86354
RE: Dr. Aaron Patrick
St. Vincent’s Medical Center
I am writing to you in regards to A.R.S. §12-2501, which deals specifically with the Uniform Contribution Among Joint Tortfeasors Act. As part of this statue, I am writing to request relief for my client.

On October 3, 1995, Mary Smith was involved in a motor vehicle accident at 13:51 on the corner of Maefair Court and Reservoir Avenue. At 14:15, Mary Smith arrived at St. Vincent’s Medical Center where she was admitted into the Emergency Department upon arrival.

Upon arrival, Dr. Aaron Patrick became Mary Smith’s physician. With the first examination, Mary Smith was complaining of chest pain as well as right ankle pain. Due to Mary Smith’s history with cardiac issues, Dr. Aaron Patrick ordered a full cardiac work up to rule out a cardiac contusion. However, Dr. Aaron Patrick did not order an ankle x-ray to view the extent of Mary Smith’s ankle injury. Also, Dr. Aaron Patrick did not order pain medications for Mary Smith, even though it was communicated from Mary Smith to Dr. Aaron Patrick that she was in pain and in need of pain medication assistance.

As a result of Dr. Aaron Patrick’s slow response time in ordering x-rays and pain medications for Mary Smith, Mary Smith continued the next nine days at St. Vincent’s Medical Center without treatment to her ankle fracture as well irregular heart monitor results due to the extreme pain that she was in. Also, Mary Smith developed an infection around her right ankle area that caused her extreme pain and emotional distress. The start and spread of the infection was also the result of Dr. Aaron Patrick’s delayed response to Mary Smith’s...
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