They never asked for consent from the parent and did not notify the parent nor the Court. They just went and had elective surgery performed on the child within weeks of being granted ex parte temporary legal custody. The child is now severely psychologically abused and traumatized. After elective... Read more »
Legal custody carries with it the right to make medical decisions for the minor child. Of course, depending upon the circumstances, one might be able to argue that custody should be modified based upon physical or emotional endangerment to the child.
Not without legal risk. As lawyers we consider how the law may apply to hypothetical facts (1) in the past; and (2) in the future. When the case is being litigated in court, it's almost always about the past. Past facts can't be changed, though we may have problems of proof. On the...Read more »
UPPER LEFT LUNG CUT OUT BY HCMC HOSPITAL MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS WITH TWO PATIENTS SAME NAMES SAME SURGEON. 11/07/2016 I HAVE MEDICAL EXPERTS I NEED A LAWYER CASE VALUE $238 MILLION ESTIMATED COMPARED TO ONE CASE IDENTIFIED IDENTICAL . SURGEON AT HCMC PULLS NAMED PATIENT CROSSING NAMES TAKING AFRICAN... Read more »
This is a very fact-specific question. Accordingly, it would depend on what happened. Can they be in trouble for discharging the firearm in city limits? Can they justify their actions? Can they show they were coming to the aid of the other dog? Frankly, the "right" answer is going to...Read more »
If you wish to discuss your case with an attorney, you could simply ask. However, in many firms, until a case is developed to the point of being prepared for depositions and other pre-trial activities, it is often paralegals who are most familiar with the file. Paralegals gather much of the initial...Read more »
A suggestion would be to inform the office respectfully that you’d like to speak directly to the attorney about a particular matter. Sure accommodations could be made. Every firm handles this differently. Good luck to you.
It pertained to identity theft (mine, specifically) and tax returns filed fraudulently under my name. I'd like to attain another copy of that letter in case I get audited. Someone filed taxes under my name and received a return; I talked to someone from the IRS about it, she said the tax... Read more »
Mid twenty year old male who is labeled as a vulnerable adult sexually assaulted a 7 year old male child. The child confirmed this in an interview along with the predator admitting it happened along with his guardian admitting it happened. Also this is not the first time this predator has sexually... Read more »
The County Attorney for the county where the offense occurred makes any charging decisions about whether to move forward with charging the matter out. I am assuming that there must be some valid reason why he or she is choosing not charge the case.
It could be both. Even if the brakes were bad, the driver must have known that before he took you on as a passenger. You should contact an attorney who has experience in this area of the law for help. Generally there is no cost for a conference and generally most attorneys work on a percentage...Read more »
Wondering about people using megaphones, or even yelling, in others' ears. Protesters seem to think it's OK as long as they're not touching the target. I can tell you that it hurts, and I'd like to be able to defend myself against the physical assault.
It was 2 weeks ago and he didnt look right when they finally let me see him. Now he called scared that he is going blind it gets black and it lasts for a while and he has been waiting to go to the nurse for days. He is a retierd disabled marine.
On the medical access issue contact the Minn. Civil liberties Union, ask for their prison project. Depending on how the water got there, where it was he may have a claim, but he needs medical attention.
You should consult with another attorney who is experienced in Personal Injury cases and he/she could then give you the correct advice as to how to proceed. Most, if not all, attorneys in these type of cases will consult with you free of charge.
Does the home owners insurance cover personal injury i was taking care of my fiance's stepfather in the home and injured my back picking him up off the floor and i further injured my back while changing a toilet for his wife in the home causing me to have surgery on my back
If this is a job you are hired to do, then it would likely be a workers' compensation claim. If this is just something you were doing, you may need to consult with a personal injury lawyer for further help. Virtually every PI lawyer gives free consultations, your easiest route would be to call...Read more »
Yes, and perhaps you will not have to sue and just settle out of court. Of course McDonalds may contest what happened and if so it is your burden to prove that is how you broke your tooth. You should consult an atty to help you.
The place I got my injury help at my car accident I feel like they overcharged me I was recently told I can request my money from my lawyer if there isn't a letter of protection or a lean I know there isn't a letter of protection and the lien paper they gave me is not fully filled out and... Read more »
You want to look at the wording carefully--show it to a lawyer. He should insert a "reasonable" into the charges, and watch out if your state limits what can be charged in car crash cases. Finally, check the dr. out--if you think they overcharge maybe it's time to go elsewhere.
I was outside of a bar with a group of people, and a man came out quickly from inside the bar straight up to some other guy who was near our group. He instigated a fight, and they ended up accidentally slamming me into the ground and I had injuries as a result. I went to the Doctor to get checked... Read more »
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