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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Military Law for Texas on
Q: VA FTCA Over Two Years Old

Want to sue

Randy Sorrels
Randy Sorrels answered on Jul 31, 2021

If you are an adult, it is difficult to pursue a medical malpractice claim against the VA that is over two years old. There are some very, very limited exceptions. But for the most part, you cannot win the case based on time issues.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: I’ve been using this shampoo for years and have a very irritated scalp and now this lawsuit came about. Need help

I have been using J and J shampoo and conditioner for 6 years. I started when I went to college and assumed that my constant itching of my scalp was due to being stressed at college and in my career. My girlfriend showed me that they found formaldehyde in the shampoo and it all makes so much sense.... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jul 26, 2021

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. You indicate that you wish to speak with someone. You could reach out to law firms that handle product-based injuries. There's a tab above (Find-a-Lawyer). You could search using that... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Health Care Law for Texas on
Q: Using 3 1/2 years, but not everyday. use other shampoo/conditioner but since Retirement. I have notice hair lost.

I had notice that I was loosing my hair a lot, before I retired. Am I able to be part of the lawsuit?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jul 20, 2021

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. You could reach out to the law firm(s) involved in such suit(s) - it appears you did some research and determined a current suit is pending. Keep in mind that if the matter involves... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Public Benefits for Texas on
Q: I used trial size Biotin shampoo and conditioner on vacation and my scalp is itchy and burning since, is this a symptom?

Bought travel size biotin shampoo and conditioner for my vacation in California June 18-28th and used over there. My scalp has been itching and burning ever since although I have not used since I returned and am now using my regular shampoo and conditioner I continue to have itchy burning scalp.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 16, 2021

You would need to talk to a dermatologist, not an attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: My son has been using these products and just this weekend complained about extremely itchy scalp. What can we do?

I tried getting him in to see a doctor Saturday but they were no appointments available. I’m calling again in the morning. My son is 15. His scalp is very red and there are some tiny spots like sores on his head.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jul 15, 2021

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. You ask what can you do. You could reach out to Texas attorneys to discuss the matter in greater detail. Although I'm sorry for your son's ordeal with the shampoo, if the damages are of a transient and... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation and Medical Malpractice for Texas on
Q: Got ran over by a garbage truck!

What can I do? I got ran over by a garbage truck December-11-2020. Stayed overnight at the hospital. The E.R. Doctors sent me home the next day. Workers compensation doctors had me do therapy and they let my foot healed improperly. I was forced to walk on my foot for months with it like that until... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jul 9, 2021

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. The doctors who sent you home might argue that their decision was a sound one based on findings of a physical examination, x-rays, CTs, or other medical evidence available at the time they formulated their... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: Is there a class action suit against J&J’s hair products been using them and my hair keeps falling out
Randy Sorrels
Randy Sorrels answered on Jul 8, 2021

There are commonly class actions on products that cause injury. If you can identify the specific product, then a search can be done. You might also do a Google search on the product itself.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: using the damage remedy plus coconut miracle oil by OGX and have been having an irritated scalp as well as hair thinning
Randy Sorrels
Randy Sorrels answered on Jul 4, 2021

You may have a product liability claim if you can prove the damages you suffered are related to the product. You should also contact the FDA about your complaints.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: What is the statute of limitations on a civil case? Son was a victim of an agg. assault causing serious bodily injury.

1. Defendant plead guilty to Aggravated Assault Causing Serious Bodily Injury....to avoid trial “Use of Deadly Weapon” was dropped.

2. We go in front of a judge for sentencing in October.

3. My son has collection agencies calling him @ unpaid medical bills that we have not... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Jul 1, 2021

Schedule a consultation with a Personal Injury attorney ASAP. https://texaslawhelp.org/article/statutes-limitation-civil-lawsuits

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3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: If pain and suffering, injuries etc exceed the policy limit of the at fault persons insurance. What can I do?

Can I still sue the insurance company for more money?

Randy Sorrels
Randy Sorrels answered on Jun 25, 2021

Typically, you cannot sue the insurance company for more than their insurance policy limits. There are one or two exceptions, but unless you have made a demand for the insurance policy limits (with a whole bunch of provisions in it), then you are probably limited to the insurance money. You can... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Arbitration / Mediation Law for Texas on
Q: Can a Special Master refuse the Petitioner's right to listen in on a Stutus Conference
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jun 8, 2021

A Texas attorney could advise best, as rules for civil procedure or arbitration proceedings could be state-specific. But your question remains open for two weeks. Rules governing arbitrations could also be specific to the organizations overseeing the proceedings. As a GENERAL matter, in... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for Texas on
Q: My name is radiah. Iam trying 2 amend a document.Can I amend the document by checking the box from limited 2 unlimited
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jun 7, 2021

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. It isn't clear what type of document you're trying to amend, but regardless, it could be difficult to obtain feedback on something like that on this Q & A forum. If you reached out to attorneys in the Dallas... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury and Products Liability for Texas on
Q: ConsumerAttyCase? 4 Brand new wheels & tires bought & installed 1hr later had blowout wrecked car sustained back injury

Accident on NB IH35 in Hays Cty Tires were bought & installed in San Antonio My car was the only one involved in the accident I was headed home after installation I had a blowout on driverside rear tire which spun me around and I landed against retaining wall smashed into my front passenger... Read more »

Todd Kelly
Todd Kelly answered on Jun 2, 2021

It certainly sounds like you have a valid claim against either Discount Tire, the tire manufacturer, or both. The real question in my mind is whether there were significant injuries from the crash, as these can be expensive cases to pursue.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Workers' Compensation for Texas on
Q: How to describe pain in body specifically without sounding like a junkie or like I'm reading off a cue card

Ok so my attorney said he wants me to list off all my back issues with like l1 l2 l3 l4 l5 c2 c3 c4 and t1 t2 t3 t4 t5 n neck and my torn shoulders he said you have tooth pain that's your new fav word look at a nerve diagram and follow these nerves n be like cause l5 is messed up on pauper... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on May 29, 2021

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. Regardless of what state you're in, it sounds like you have an attorney representing and advising you. So that must be respected. But as a general note, it sounds like you are going to an IME (independent medical... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: Can I sue a former employer for work-related injury I was hospitalized with no formal termination

No working on conversation no unemployment just hospital bills no formal termination

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on May 27, 2021

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Actually, you might benefit from speaking with not just ONE, but TWO Texas attorneys - (1.) one to look into the injury you describe as occurring in the scope of your employment (a workers' comp attorney) and... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: Can I sue my former employer for work-related injury and also I was never terminated, just left hanging

Fell 30-seat off of platform lift that was not secured with no harnesses tied Downs or straps, coworker fell on top of me and then the trash bucket fell on top of both of us

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on May 22, 2021

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry about your accident - it sounds like it was a terrible fall that was further compounded with the trash bucket. In general, for injuries that take place within the course of employment, legal remedies... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: My understanding is Anthony Fauci owns patents in vaccines he's promoting using his official position with the US CDC

Seems like a clear conflict of interest which he can be sued or indicted for fraud for?

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on May 14, 2021

Think about the person who led you to this "understanding" about Fauci's patents. That person is either ignorant or deliberately manipulating you. They are either stupid or evil. Either way, that person is not a reliable source of information. Stop listening to that person.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: Can I sue a former employer for a work-related accident that I was unjustly terminated & no letter of termination.

The accident was caused, no letter of termination or final dispensation. I was hospitalized, no workman's compensation, no unemployment. I missed over 24 weeks of work

Daniel John Christensen
Daniel John Christensen answered on May 13, 2021

It is important for you to contact a board-certified personal injury trial lawyer immediately. You may have a claim, but it is hard to know for sure with the facts provided. I would need to know more about how you were hurt, your injuries and would want to confirm your employer is not a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Texas on
Q: Do I have a shot?

I am a 23 year old man who almost died due to a very large pharmacy giving me the wrong anti seizure medication, even putting the label over it stating that it was the correct one and telling me to take 5 every night. This caused me to have a seizure in my sleep while vomiting, unable to turn to my... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on May 11, 2021

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. And that Texas attorney would really be your current attorney, since you mention being "lawyered up." It isn't clear if this situation transpired OVER [THE COURSE] OF TWO/THREE WEEKS, as you wrote in your... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: When I surched my address on Google it showed me sitting in my garage is this legal
Rick  Davis
Rick Davis answered on Apr 29, 2021

Yes, it is legal to sit in your garage.

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