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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: My wife gave me an STD that I can’t get rid of at all while she was having an affair.

This is the second affair in eight years but on the second affair like I said she gave me an STD that will be with me for the rest of my life what legal action in the state of Texas can I take besides divorce and we are separated right now and been separated for a year.

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jul 28, 2022

You may be able to sue her if std but it may be hard to prove and if she does not have money waste of time

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: I’m looking for an out of State attorney who holds an Oklahoma license to review my case, comment on Intentional Tort a
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 21, 2022

An Oklahoma attorney could probably respond best, but your post remains open for two weeks. Since the format here is only Q & A and not attorney-referral, you're going to need to reach out to attorneys on your own. The connection to Texas in your question isn't clear. If you want an... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Legal Malpractice for Texas on
Q: Will you travel to Wichita Falls, TX?
John Cucci Jr.
John Cucci Jr.
answered on Jul 3, 2022

YES!

I practice all over Texas.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Identity Theft for Texas on
Q: My daughter was injured in a collision years ago. Someone filed a lawsuit claiming they represented her

My daughter's medical records were "missing" after a car accident making it difficult to get medical treatment. Our family found out someone filed a lawsuit claiming to represent her personal injuries. They used someone else's identity with the same fist and last name. Now years... Read more »

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jun 26, 2022

Contact the lawyer who filed the lawsuit and file a police report .

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Appeals / Appellate Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: I just found the court case number that awarded me $5.5 million from the ins. Co that my lawyer said did not exist I

Yes I want to recover this money, I need representation. It will have to be on contingency but if recovered I would pay more to the attorney that took the case than 33% much more.

John Cucci Jr.
John Cucci Jr.
answered on Jun 18, 2022

If what you posted is true. You need to get a copy of the award or judgment. As it seems to be over 10 years old, there may be some time-limit issues.

If that $ is in a trust account for your deceased husband, you will need to get a court order from the surrogate's court to get it. If...
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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: Hit by 18 wheeler in a parking lot in Texas but have no insurance or drivers license and was issued a no insurance cita

Hit by 18 wheeler in a parking lot in Texas but have no insurance or drivers license and was issued a no insurance citation from an officer. Still able to sue to injuries?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 5, 2022

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Until you're able to meaningfully discuss in detail with a local attorney as to how Texas insurance law works on those issues, they could result in limitation on the types of damages recoverable in many... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: Is it illegal to b back out of a drive thru restaurant

I was backing out of the drive thru line and a car ran into the back of me

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jun 5, 2022

Are you sure you did not back into them You can backout if you are doing with caution and safe,

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Personal Injury, Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Texas on
Q: What can I do about mold in my apartment if the complex refuses to acknowledge it?

When we first told them we have mold, they said it wasn’t mold but sprayed mold killer. We told them again and they are still saying it’s not mold but my kids have seen multiple doctors who all say that they are being affected by mold. I’ve shown pictures to them and everyone says that it is... Read more »

Nina Whitehurst
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Nina Whitehurst
answered on May 29, 2022

Ask your local health department to come out and investigate.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: A case was filed to toll statute of limitations, on the last day of statute, the case was dismissed after, can I refile?

The case we dismissed due to not knowing about the court date, so it should be without prejudice. It is more than 120 days since the dismissal and over a year after statute.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 26, 2022

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Most attorneys would probably want to see the court papers before advising you - whether the dismissal was with or without prejudice, the basis of dismissal, etc. If the dismissal is based on missing the statute of... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: took a settlement hope I'm not being scammed and it's fake but they only gave me $5,000 out of 35000

They claim they're holding the rest just make sure I don't have any outstanding medical bills it's been half a year

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 21, 2022

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. You could ask for a breakdown of the figures for the case. No one here could know how the funds in your case will pan out. From what you describe, one possibility is that there could be large medical liens or... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: Verbal assault legal at rocketfast car wash by there employees
Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
answered on May 19, 2022

Maybe. It depends on the circumstances not as they actually were, but as reasonably understood at the time by the person who made the threat. Generally speaking, a threat of violence is legal in situations where the actual use of violence would be legal. Some common examples are in self-defense,... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: What can I do if the attorney that I hired for an auto/ 18 wheeler accident is not providing me with medical treatment?

I have a fractured L1 vertebrae and 3 herniated discs. The accident was 9 days ago and have not seen anyone outside of emergency room.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 4, 2022

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. And the things you describe do not sound like superficial injuries - you mention a fractured vertebrae. I'm sorry this happened to you. Your attorney is not going to provide you with medical treatment. Your attorney... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: how to get illegal surveillance out of home

peeping system installed in my home while i was on vacation, is it subject for law suit

Rick  Davis
Rick Davis
answered on May 3, 2022

Yes, a person can sue another for such conduct under Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 98B.002

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: I have been a victim of simple assault by an adult can I charge him with assaulting a minor? I turned 18 6 months ago.

I have an audio recording of the man putting his hands on me and pushing me. There is also multiple cameras on property that caught exactly what happened video and audio. I want to know if there is a way I can charge him with assaulting a minor concidering I turned 18 6 months ago.

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
answered on May 3, 2022

Texas does have a crime called "Injury to a Child" but that only applies when the victim is 14 years old or younger. So it sounds like this would be a regular misdemeanor assault. However, if the person is a parent, step-parent, guardian, or otherwise had a responsibility for your... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death for Texas on
Q: I need to know if I can file a lawsuit

I need to know if I can file a lawsuit against the hospital who turned my 17 year old daughter away while she was in a cardiac arrest for she arrived at a later hospital and she died a minute after she arrived parents were never notified until after her death

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 4, 2022

I'm very sorry for the loss of your daughter. This is a heartbreaking scenario. Only a Texas attorney can advise you on civil practice rules, but you originally posted three weeks ago. Please consider consulting with a Texas attorney WITHOUT DELAY if you contemplate legal action. Depending on... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: Will or can u or someone in your firm help me with this case please I only have a few more months by what's say .

I think my lawyer played me. What reasons could he not represent me for ? Unless he idk one minute he was telling me that we can settle out of court for like 5 or 10 grand. I just needed to get a copy of the x rays. So I did and next thing I Kno he's dropping me. God bless and thank you for... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 1, 2022

A Texas attorney is in the best position to advise you here, but your question remains open for almost a week, and you express an urgency with regard to time. It isn't fully clear exactly what is going on here, but you ask what reasons your attorney could have for not representing you. No one... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: I was eating at Denny's and there was a piece of broken plate fried in my pancake puppy and it broke my tooth off.

This happened july1 2021 do I still have time I had an attorney that but after I got ex rays he told me he could get $5,000-10,000 for it if I wanted to go ahead and settle, but then he said so to a client or case he took on he couldn't represent my kind of case. Can I still do something about it.

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Apr 25, 2022

You have two years from the date the incident happen to file a lawsuit .

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law, Family Law, Personal Injury and Child Custody for Texas on
Q: I am the custodial parent of a 10 yr. old, the NCP withdrew her from school w/out my permission and moved, can I sue?

He has been violating judges orders and I am in the middle of filing a Petition for Habeas Corpus. I have no idea where he moved. How can the school allow that?

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Apr 15, 2022

File a police report and have him arrested for interfering with custody it is a felony .

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury and Products Liability for Texas on
Q: I was injured by a Razor scooter, caused by a dangerous design issue with the electric drive system. Need help!

I recently suffered a fractured radius (radial head fracture), persistent painful nerve damage, and deep tissue bruising in my arm, and lower leg. (calf/ankle area). I have been treated by the ER, and referred to an orthopedic specialist by my PC. I'm hesitant to go because I'm worried... Read more »

Leroy Scott
Leroy Scott
answered on Apr 1, 2022

Unfortunately, although scooters are fun and convenient, I've seen a number of these claims where riders are thrown from scooters due to various faulty designs. At this point, (and this is probably easier said than done) your top priority should be your health. However, please understand that... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: WHY ARE MOST ATTORNEYS AFRAID OF 1983 FEDERAL CASES AGAINST MUNICIPALATIES IS IT THE RETRIBUTION OR DAUNTING CHALLENGE

i have had two successful cases filed pro se where they were accused of assault illegal detainment 1st and 4th amendment violations and conspiracy on one and running me off the road on the other. In both cases they settled, i know this and what im up against and if someone took the time i could... Read more »

Leroy Scott
Leroy Scott
answered on Apr 1, 2022

Probably neither of the above. The more likely reason is that the 1983 suit against the municipality pretty much requires that the plaintiff proves that the municipality had an actual policy to violate the constitution. E.g., if a person is beaten up by the cops, to prove a 1983 case against the... Read more »

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