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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents on
Q: I was referred this number to help find someone to issistinsurance claim for a no fault car accident i was injured in

Accident was a rear-ended when I was stopped at a red light. It was 4/26/22 and I have not recovered. I have multiple injuries and have been in medical care ever since the accident, and I still have a long way to go. Stanford neuro, UCSF oral surgery, endless osteopathic, chiropractic,... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 24, 2024

A California attorney could advise best, but you posted several days ago, and you could lose valuable time awaiting an offer of legal services. This isn't a law firm or a legal referral service - it's a Q & A forum. It sounds like you've already been reaching out to attorneys.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Admiralty / Maritime for Louisiana on
Q: what the Admirality/Maritime RS statue for towing barges to park on private property w/o permission. I live in Louisia

Barges park on my property for lengths of time no lease.. Shine lights at my home that enterred into my windows any hour nof night. what right do I have. We own 40 acres of land and 250 feets of this property extents into the river.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 24, 2024

A Louisiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Without knowing the reason for choosing to use your waterfront property instead of a mooring, a starting point could be to contact the towing company. It doesn't sound like a practice that the larger towing... View More

3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for New Jersey on
Q: Jan this year a water sewer truck hit my parked Pathfinder and damaged my whole right front. How do I get my truck fixed
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 24, 2024

If the truck's insurance carrier will accept liability, that could be the least expensive route to go. As my colleagues correctly point out, the other options could include court or handling the claim through your own carrier. If you choose to go through your own carrier, you may be looking at... View More

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Q: If i have a lot of money can i just buy a huge land like 100acre and do anything on it private house,horses US,Washingto
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 22, 2024

A Washington real estate/land use attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. You could enjoy many activities on 100 acres of land. But you'd still need to comply with environmental, zoning, public health, and other public rules and regulations, as well as not... View More

Q: Can manufacturer be saved to pay compensation to the patient for supplying defective equipment mistakenly for surgery?

A manufacturer supplying medical equipments from a long period of time and never supplied defective equipments. A hospital is well known hospital never found with any negligency before. Here, a consumer has got a liposuction surgery but got infected after successful surgery as technician found... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 22, 2024

You say that the patient came to India for summer vacations. If that means this occurred in India, the best thing to do would be to consult with law firms in India. This forum is limited largely to U.S. law and courts. It's likely the defendants here already realize what needs to be done, in... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Tennessee on
Q: what's the best way to deal with the other party lying in a claim regarding a car accident?

I was driving straight on the right-hand side of the road, and the other individual in the Silverado exited a parking lot and made a left turn, resulting in a collision with the right-hand side of my car.

Both parties involved then got out of their cars and documented the incident by taking... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 22, 2024

A Tennessee attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. One way would be to continue to negotiate or consider suit. Another would be to accept the offer if litigating the remaining 20% is not a cost-effective route. The best way? That would be an individual decision. Good... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Business Law and Civil Litigation for Washington on
Q: What attorney do I need if my company is being sued in Vancouver Wa
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 22, 2024

A Washington attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Until you speak with an attorney in your state, the first thing an attorney would ask you is what the lawsuit involves. You'd probably want to seek law firms that practice in that area. In terms of geography,... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for California on
Q: How and where I can hire a medical malpractice lawyer?

When I went through my late husband’s medical records, accidentally found a very stupid mistake that his doctor made.

His treatment for his hepatitis B was totally wrong and he should not take the medication ( Viread) for hepatitis B. Because he had never had hepatitis B!

His... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 24, 2024

I'm sorry for the loss of your husband. You could search online for law firms that handle med mal/wrongful death (depending on the theory you are asserting and the timeline here). You could supplement your searches with the "Find a Lawyer" tab above, which lists attorneys by region... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Michigan on
Q: My surgeon broke 3 drills putting this screw in my si joint now my hip keeps locking up is this breach of care

I have constant pain and want the screw removed

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 21, 2024

A Michigan attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. But any attorney who answers your question would probably need to consult with a medical professional. They would want to learn more about the procedure and the full scope of damage (drill bits or other components... View More

3 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for California on
Q: I was in the ICU recovering from a blood clot and the doctor changed my medication and I had a drug interaction.

It caused a hematoma. I suffered severely and had to be hospitalized longer as a result. Can this be considered malpractice?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 22, 2024

I'm sorry for your ordeal. The most reliable way to answer your question would probably be to arrange a brief consult with a law firm. If attorneys felt you might have a basis for a case, they could retrieve your records and review with a health care professional. Law firms that handle such... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for New York on
Q: Due to well known rental inc. negligence, I suffered serious injury, and may require surgery. Do I have a case?

I and a minor special needs child suffered and i'm still suffering from tremendous pain due to a very well known rental inc. negligence with an issue I reported promptly....

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 20, 2024

I'm sorry about your injury and the injury of the special needs child. It could be difficult for attorneys here to answer your question accurately, based on the brief facts at hand. You mention negligence. If you could successfully prove that, it's possible you could have a case. But the... View More

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4 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Insurance Bad Faith for California on
Q: I had an accident my insurance denied my coverage because I was at work now I'm being sued is there anything I can do

I was at work and hit someone from behind after they cut me off and slammed on there brakes. I was on break when it happened and never made it back the insurance didn't cover it because they said I was working. I signed a paper stating I don't work with Uber or a ride sharing company but... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 24, 2024

As my colleagues correctly advise, a lawyer consult is worth considering here to identify best route of action. Unfortunately, carriers will generally issue policy denials in such scenarios nationwide, often denying no-fault PIP benefits on the grounds of being a workers' comp matter that... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for New Mexico on
Q: is it true its illegal to misspell someone's name? if so how serious?

misspelling of name on a Board License

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 19, 2024

A New Mexico attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Do you mean an innocent mistake in spelling the name? That wouldn't be considered illegal in most places. But if the misspelling is deliberate and done with the aim of deceiving or misleading, that could be an... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Kansas on
Q: No insurance

My husband has court tomorrow for a no insurance violation. He was also at fault for an accident when he was cited. Our car was totaled and my husband lost his job the next day and doesn't have a vehicle. Someone told me it would look better in court if he has current proof of insurance. Is... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 19, 2024

A Kansas attorney situated in or near the county where the hearing is scheduled could advise best and most cost effectively, but your question remains open for a week. It's possible the court could ask why someone would insure a non-roadworthy vehicle that was declared a total loss after the... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Personal Injury and Social Security for Kansas on
Q: What can I do when the social security disability examiners are setting requirements that are detrimental and iniquitous

I have been asked by disability examiners to meet an unethical and possibly illegal requirement. They have asked me to do something that I cannot do because of my disability, knowing that my disability would prevent me from succeeding in their demand. I proposed an alternate method which is... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 18, 2024

Attorneys in Kansas would probably be in the best position to advise you, but your question remains open for a week. At this point, you could reach out to Social Security disability attorneys. Arrangements for any such consult would be between you and any law firms you reach out to, but SSDI... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law on
Q: I bought a home and the realtor and inspector lied now the house has a lot of problems can I sue them?

The inspector stated the home had no issue but the home jas a lot of plumbing issue

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 17, 2024

You'd have better chances of a response by adding "Real Estate" as a category. The real estate attorneys here would have insight into this. The question could be overlooked in the general "Uncategorized" section. It would also be helpful to include a state or territory.... View More

4 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Illinois on
Q: I was in a car accident in 2019 I settled my case but now I may have to get my leg amputated can I do anything else

Or can I take the lady to small claims court

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 20, 2024

As my colleagues point out, it's possible the terms of the release and the timeline could present challenges. Most releases are worded to preclude future claims (unless you mean a claim based on med mal, which is usually a separate matter). This is something you should discuss with the... View More

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3 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: Do I have a case to file a lawsuit against a hospital for the case of my back pain from the doctors mistake?

I am writing to seek your legal expertise and representation in a medical malpractice case against Clear Lake Regional. In 2015, I underwent a traumatic experience while giving birth to my first child at the hospital. The incident in question revolves around a faulty epidural administration by a... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 17, 2024

I'm sorry for your ordeal. It could be difficult for attorneys to answer your question based on the facts contained in the post. If a law firm felt that you might have a possible basis for a claim, they would retrieve your records and review with a doctor, possibly proposing diagnostic imaging... View More

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5 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: What is the normal attorney Fees for personal injury. I was told 331/3 plus 1,000 for each deposition and paper request

Can I request to see the settled amount that in insurance company paid out on the law suit. Is it true that Medi-care needs to be re-embured once the award has been granted? How do I know if I have hired the right honest attorney for personal injury?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 17, 2024

My colleagues correctly advise you that the ballpark runs from 33% to 40%. Some law firms have a variable scale based on whether they place the claim into suit. Only your agreement with your attorney could address the deposition issue you mention. My guess is that the money you describe in... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Wrongful Death for North Carolina on
Q: Wrongful death of an individual caused by someone in a company vehicle, is there special circumstances for compensation?

Does the companies auto insurance company have to make a payout if a claim is filled? Is there a standard amount or can they offer whatever they want?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 15, 2024

A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. I'm sorry for this loss. This would need to be discussed with North Carolina attorneys in greater detail. It could depend on the capacity of the victim, whether employee or pedestrian or other, the... View More

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