My mother is trying to get medical records for my dad who had passed away 2 weeks ago from a fall in the Hospital however after signing to get the records, they had sent a letter back saying that they are not allowed to give them to her (even though she is the spouse) because she is not the power... Read more »
answered on Feb 13, 2023
Assuming no personal representative has been appointed for your father's estate, your mother is entitled under Indiana law to obtain the records. Below is the code cite/law that supports your mother's right to obtain the records. (Sometimes medical providers will require an affidavit or... Read more »
The owner of the company I work for has not been an active employee for over a year and may or may not still be a part-owner of the company itself. The current management is keeping things pretty close to the vest. The individual was arrested for drug-related charges and I am wondering what legal... Read more »
answered on Jan 26, 2023
In terms of criminal liability, you only have to worry about your own personal behavior. The allegedly criminal acts of an employer, acting as an individual, does not apply to you. If the business entity is accused of criminal acts (e.g. fraud) then the entity itself is in trouble and any of the... Read more »
answered on Sep 5, 2020
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. In terms of hours, COVID-19 has resulted in many entities having greater leeway in reducing hours or effecting closures at their discretion. In terms of serving some entities and excluding others, that could... Read more »
I was recently arrested and while being incarcerated the jail put me on a medication called Zyprexa without speaking to any medical staff or doctor. I don't have any prescriptions that I'm supposed to take. The medication they put me on caused extremely visual hallucinations. They gave me... Read more »
answered on Apr 2, 2020
You should not be forced to take medications, especially when they are not prescribed by a physician. This violates the 8th Amendment prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment.
Mother wants to father there but doctors are saying it may not be possible due to the coronavirus outbreak. Mother and father are not known to have come into contact with a virus and are not showing any symptoms or signs of having the virus
answered on Mar 24, 2020
It is unclear how the law will apply to many of the unique situations arising from the COVID-19 outbreak, so at this point any opinion would largely be based on speculation. However, I think it is likely that courts would side with doctors/medical professionals who are taking all reasonable,... Read more »
answered on Jan 13, 2020
You'll hear people say that all the time. A more prudent approach might be to contact the billing and collections department of the hospital and explain your situation and see if you could negotiate for reduced payments. If you simply take it upon yourself to reduce payments to some arbitrary... Read more »
I've been asking or this for years.
answered on Oct 9, 2019
Indiana Code sections 16-36-1.7-0.5 to 16-36-1.7-5 deal with Psychiatric Advance Directives, including requirements to execute a directive as set forth in Indiana Code section 16-36-1.7-2. You can view these and other Indiana Code sections online using this website:... Read more »
Without being evicted is what I meant to say
answered on Oct 9, 2019
You would get the most meaningful input here from an Indiana attorney who knows landlord-tenant law. But your question remains open for four weeks and you include Environmental/Health Care as categories. If your apprehension about disturbing your landlord is based on a fear of creating expense, you... Read more »
I am joint owner of a house in Indiana via a quit claim deed that states "joint tenants with rights of survivorship". The other joint owner who is my grandma is now in a nursing home and has severe dementia. My aunt took power of attorney over her healthcare and has filed a lawsuit... Read more »
answered on Sep 27, 2019
If the deed is to you and your grandmother as joint tenants with right to survivorship, you own half of the property (the house and lot) and your grandmother owns half of the property. That's called an undivided interest because each of you has equal rights to the entire property. Indiana... Read more »
metal health issues. Has gone through all her money. Own her own home but we do not believe paying any taxes. she has a bird and dog she does not take care of. Lives with poop and pee everywhere. will not believe anything we tell her concening her finances. when they kick her out of her house... Read more »
answered on Oct 30, 2018
I am sorry to hear of your situation. Your question was listed for patents (inventions). You may have meant paRents but that is not a category.
You may want to post the same question under Family law or Elder law as this is a question of intervening when a family member may not be... Read more »
An employee gets hurt on the job, complaining of wrist pain in both wrists, along with numbness and tingling in the left arm. Employer sends the employee to the primary care and gets diagnosed with left shoulder region strain, left pectoralis muscle strain, and parathesia. Employee returns to work... Read more »
answered on Oct 24, 2017
In this case the employee would likely receive something from the doctor, assuming this is a work comp doctor, saying that he/she will need to be off work for a certain amount of time if the pain is too much. My recommendation in this situation would be to have the employee go back to the doctor to... Read more »
I was walking out of my garage going to get mail. Next door neighbor's dog ran up to me and started barking. While the minor who was with him told me he (the dog) didn't bite, the dog instead bit me three times. One of those times left a mark on my lower leg. I spoke with one parent who... Read more »
answered on May 22, 2017
Do you have a claim?: Maybe, this depends on whether the dog has shown a violent propensity before, this is known as the "one bite" rule in Indiana. Basically, if the dog has never bit anyone before then the owner will not have had sufficient notice of the dog's violent propensity... Read more »
We are experienced caregivers but wonder about repercussions from a fall or injury to my mother in law.
answered on Apr 28, 2017
I'm not sure how you'd be held liable for anything here if you're taking care of your daughter's mother. Forming an LLC seems like a bit much.
Can she give the money to her kids
answered on Mar 11, 2017
If your mother had an attorney represent her on the lawsuit, she should consult with him. There may be significant tax and estate planning issues that should be resolved BEFORE she gives money away!
answered on Oct 1, 2016
If you are conducting a business in your home, talk to your insurance agent about getting a rider on your homeowners policy.
I am 6 months pregnant and my current health plan covers up to 10 weeks of paid maternity leave, two additional weeks at partial pay. Totalling 12 weeks. My company just sold to a franchise and they do not offer short term disability in thier health care package. Leaving me with zero paid maternity... Read more »
answered on Sep 17, 2016
Check your employment contract, if any. Then also check your benefits package. If your employer changes, your rights can as well.
Children were involved to with my DUI. Nurse exposed my case and reason for treatment to friends that she saw I had in Facebook. The prosecution will not release blood work all together to my defense. Shouldn't this be a motion to dimiss of evidence in court? The only three people in room,... Read more »
answered on Sep 11, 2016
Your gripe is with that nurse. As long as the result is properly documented, it is unlikely it will be suppressed.
I got insurance pre-approval for the procedure and spoke with the scheduler to ensure that everything was covered so there were no surprises (my exact words). Afterward - the Anesthesiologist balance billed me for the procedure as they said they were out of network. Insurance paid them based upon... Read more »
answered on Jun 27, 2016
I would suggest to the facility that arranged for the pre cert that if they have an out of network person for anesthesiology then it is up to them to tell you, and tell the anesthesiologist as he didn't let you know he was out of network you are not paying.
At the same time, I'm... Read more »
I have a medical bill account with a medical bill collection agency. I set up a payment arrangement 6 months ago. The lady who set the arrangement up with me told me that I can continue to send the payments to the hospital with the new account number and they would apply it to the account. Ive made... Read more »
answered on Jan 13, 2016
Not sure how this is malpractice, but check with a consumer protection or debtor's rights lawyer.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your... Read more »
answered on Jul 20, 2011
Here you go:
Breast cancer screening mammography; coverage
Sec. 6. (a) Except as provided in subsection (f), an insurer must
provide coverage for breast cancer screening mammography in any accident and sickness insurance policy that the insurer issues in... Read more »
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