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1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for California on
Q: The county of Santa Cruz is using my birth certificate for a promissory note to pay for everything from A to Z.
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Sep 28, 2022

are you sure it is the county and not an ID Theft?

contact your local police

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death for Georgia on
Q: I want to know how I go about filing a lawsuit for malpractice that resulted in my father's death.

I want to know how I go about filing a lawsuit for malpractice that resulted in my father's death. The night before he passed the paramedics were called to drive him to the hospital, but they refused to take him stating that he was “too heavy to put on the stretcher” regardless of... Read more »

Kimberly Grant
Kimberly Grant
answered on Sep 22, 2022

I am sorry for your loss.

If your father was not married, then you and any other biological children of your father would be the correct parties to file a medical malpractice wrongful death lawsuit. Such a lawsuit must be filed within 2 years of your father's death (though it is...
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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Family Law and Wrongful Death for Michigan on
Q: As a 16-year-old, I want to get a CSI report on the death of my mother. How do I obtain this? Can I do it myself?

The death was deemed a suicide, in 2007. I have the CSI officer's name. My mother did not have any other children, however, my dad, her husband before she died is still alive and I live with him. The case is closed.

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
answered on Sep 20, 2022

I don't think it's a CSI report you are looking for; perhaps an autopsy report? You are going to need an adult to help you get that.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Gov & Administrative Law and Wrongful Death for California on
Q: What to do when you have just found out you have only 4 months to file a big and maybe federal wrongful death suit?

My husband died, Navy, training accident. 2004. Found out about 10 years later, it was a lot worse than I was told. I wasn’t sure where to go to get help and I want sure of the statutes etc. I ended up finding out that our daughter can still file. Because she was so little when it happened, she... Read more »

William John Light
William John Light
answered on Sep 19, 2022

Find an attorney familiar with the Federal Tort Claims Act. Every case is different. How much someone else may gotten has no relevance to your daughter's claim.

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Criminal Law, Libel & Slander and Wrongful Death for Texas on
Q: My so was wrongfully convicted double jeopardy and also denied when he filed for an appeal.
John Cucci Jr.
John Cucci Jr.
answered on Sep 15, 2022

Not sure what your question is. If you can ask exactly what your issue or question is I will be glad to answer for you. Otherwise please call my law office or another experienced criminal attorney for an appointment. Please have the appeal decision ready for any questions.

Good Luck!

1 Answer | Asked in Wrongful Death for Texas on
Q: do sole managing conservator of a deceased adult child keeps exclusive right to sue in wrongful death over the other

wrongful death suit before northern district in Tx

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Sep 3, 2022

Either parent should be able to sue jb death if a child case

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Wrongful Death for Louisiana on
Q: When writing a will, is it possible to prevent a relative from filing a lawsuit in my name after I die?

I want to make sure that no relative has the opportunity to file a wrongful death or other types of lawsuits on my behalf if I've died. Instead, if applicable, I want to leave that sole right and opportunity to my partner, to whom I'm not married.

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Sep 2, 2022

You need to speak to an estate planning attorney to discuss whether or not what you desire can happen. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Wrongful Death and Criminal Law for New Jersey on
Q: Can you get immunity after lies under oath?Murder charge was dropped to 2nd degree robbery?

Even if procecutor or judge says you will do time if you lied?

Charles William Michaels
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Charles William Michaels
answered on Aug 31, 2022

I can't answer this question; this is not a question about any aspect of an appeal.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for Mississippi on
Q: Is this a bribe?: "if you state that you do not object to offender getting probation I will offer $200,000 restitution".

Drunk driver hit my vehicle

-killed my 4 year old son from fractured neck

-my 6 year olds spine snapped, and had internal bleeding from 3 organs

-i broke my right shoulder & suffered bilateral artery damage in my neck so high risk for blood clots in my brain... Read more »

Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
answered on Aug 27, 2022

This is a tricky one, because it sounds as though it may come dangerously close to being one, not to mention there is a question as to whether the defendant's "offer" could be discharged via bankruptcy or some other means. That being said, I'd be curious to know whether there... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Wrongful Death for Texas on
Q: Employee went missing after break. What must I do. Is there a time frame to adhere to.
Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Aug 24, 2022

Contact there family ASAP. If you don't know family members file a police report.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Wrongful Death and Medical Malpractice for Pennsylvania on
Q: If a hospital gave a wrong diagnosis and didn’t find an infection that led to death can they be held liable?

My Dad had Melanoma skin cancer and was on the medicine Eliquis where his whole body was covered in rashes, they told him it wasn’t the medicine and it continued to get worse. The hospitals didn’t wrap the infections and let him go with over the counter cream. In which turned into... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Aug 21, 2022

A Pennsylvania attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. I'm very sorry for the loss of your father. The best way to answer your question would be to reach out to med mal law firms to try to arrange a free initial consult. That's the norm in the industry with... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Wrongful Death for Texas on
Q: TDCJ inmate dies in custody and the body was creamated. Why didnt the family get an explanation of the death and why

wasn't the body released to the family?

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Aug 20, 2022

You need to call a lawyer. More facts are needed

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Internet Law and Wrongful Death for California on
Q: Is it illegal to tell someone to ask their doctor if a prescription to end-of-life medication is right for them?

I know it's illegal to tell someone to commit suicide on an online game. However, would recommending that a person contact their physician and see if end-of-life medication is right for them as per the End of Life Option Act in the State of California be legal? (with and without that... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Aug 13, 2022

Not illegal to suggest that someone who is suicidal should seek the help of a physician.

1 Answer | Asked in Wrongful Death for Georgia on
Q: Is suing for wrongful death the same as suing for negligence?

My grandmother recently passed away and we wanted to sue for wrongful death but on the legal papers it says negligence. Are they the same thing? Also can you tell me what Ga code or Ga law you got your answer from?

This is also from nursing home abuse!

You are greatly appreciated!

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Aug 13, 2022

A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. I'm very sorry for the loss of your grandmother. The two terms are not exactly the same thing, but they are related in the context of your question. A wrongful death lawsuit could be based on negligence. In other... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Real Estate Law and Wrongful Death for California on
Q: i am a victum of home land terrism.the town of apple valley total county of san bernadino has sent me thru issues

can i get some help

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Aug 13, 2022

I am not sure what the issue is.

However, I would encourage you to write out a detailed summary of all the facts before you meet with a lawyer.

Since most lawyers would only handle a case like this on an hourly, it makes sense to cut down on the lawyer's time.

The...
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1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Wrongful Death for Texas on
Q: My dog attacked two people that entered my finced in yard, now my dog/baby is dead from 5 gunshot wounds what can I do

I was told by law inforcement to take my dog to vet for quarantine but both veterans in my town said the was booked up with no room but told the officer they had room and was waiting on me to bring my dog, now my dog is dead from retaliation I know who killed my dog what can I do about it?

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Aug 7, 2022

You did not ask a question and II have no idea who shot your dog,

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Wrongful Death for Texas on
Q: Is there a way to get a police report for a body found in 1985? My dads murder has never been solved.

I have the autopsy but would like to know if I can even obtain police records.

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jul 30, 2022

Contact the police and ask . It may be in cold cases You may also ask a new station to run your cold case.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for Maryland on
Q: How should the proceeds from a wrongful death settlement be fairly divided between, spouse, minor child and parents?
Ronald V. Miller Jr.
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Ronald V. Miller Jr.
answered on Jul 22, 2022

It should be divided based on the loss each victim endured. The mental anguish, emotional pain and suffering, loss of society, companionship, comfort, protection, parental care, attention, advice, counsel, training, guidance or education which the surviving has experienced or probably will... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Wrongful Death for California on
Q: How can I find out which officers to name in my lawsuit if the investigation is ongoing and involves 4 police departmen?

I am trying to sue the 4 police departments who are responsible for the death of my registered domestic partner. The investigation is still ongoing, 9 months later, and even the cause of death still saying pending on his death certificate. But I am on a time limit for filing these lawsuits so I... Read more »

John Karas
John Karas
answered on Jul 13, 2022

You are under strict time limits to file a lawsuit for wrongful death, loss of consortium, etc. You are required to give formal, written notice of a claim within 6 MONTHS from the date of the occurrence when it involves a public/government entity. There are certain exceptions for late filing of... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Wrongful Death for New Jersey on
Q: What is the tort form I need to fill out in wrongful death of spouse with in 90 days
Gerald D. Siegel
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Gerald D. Siegel
answered on Jul 3, 2022

Any potential claim against a governmental entity and/or its employees, such as a town, county, the state, a police department, a board of education and many others requires that a Notice of Claim be filed with the proper agent for the receipt of the said notice, within 90 days of the event.... Read more »

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