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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Libel & Slander and Workers' Compensation for Virginia on
Q: Can an car accident defense attorney subpoena previous/future jobs for medical records? Can the employers refuse?

I was struck by an angry Road rager on January 31st 2020. Of course the road ranger lied in court and pretended that we were both at fault. So the judge, confused, dismiss the case. I appealed, have no attorney, and now we are headed to trial soon. Ironically enough, when I finally found another... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 25, 2022

A Virginia attorney is going to need to advise here, but your post remains open for two weeks. Making the call you are describing is often not a simple thing. Although you contend that the incidents are separate, and they well may be, defense attorneys will typically summon medical records on the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Nursing Home Abuse for Florida on
Q: While in rehab facility my sister's pain medication was being stolen, bigwigs came in fired all the thieves. Case??

Trying to convince my sister she has a case. While she was in a rehab facility here in Jacksonville last month, after a 14 hour total spine fusion surgery, when the night staff came in to give her her pain medication they would only give her one pill, and she was supposed to be getting three. the... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 24, 2022

A Florida attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. A law firm could find it difficult to answer your question about legal action based on the brief description. Part of this is that when people ask about the viability of a lawsuit, they generally have in mind a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Trademark on
Q: Good day. I want to ask if this means that he currently owns a trademark?

630 - New Application - Record Initialized Not Assigned To Examiner

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 24, 2022

I'm sorry your question went unnoticed for four weeks under this category. Product liability is more about injuries from defective or dangerous products. You could repost this question under the trademark section (click the text "Shore More Categories"). In the third column is a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Health Care Law on
Q: Can a licensed pharmacy technician of Kenyan origin work in the area?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 23, 2022

A state or region is not mentioned in the post, but your question remains open for three weeks. Contact the applicable state board in the state where you plan to take the exam for its state-specific testing guidelines. But as a general matter in any state, national origin should not be relevant for... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Arizona on
Q: I was in a accident they other insurance company offered me money i said yes not knowing what to do can i get a lawyer ?

My daughter was in a car accident ,the other driver was at fault but they offered a low settlement amount but i haven’t never done anything like this before and I’ve just been worried about my daughter . Can i get a lawyer to help me ?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 22, 2022

An Arizona attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It could depend on what is at stake and how compelling a case can be made that the case was settled. However, nationwide, many carriers consider settlement terms sealed only after a release has been signed by the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for North Carolina on
Q: What can I do to someone who hit and run me on the highway
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 22, 2022

A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Check your insurance policy's UM (uninsured motorist) coverage. That's the short answer in terms of where to turn to. Each state could have its own specific conditions for the operation of UM... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Defense for Georgia on
Q: Yes, I got pulled over & arrested for no insurance and was wondering how to go about the situation in court & what to do
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 22, 2022

A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Reach out to Georgia criminal defense attorneys to discuss the arrest. That's the most pressing issue. Once that is addressed, you could figure out why the insurance lapsed - glitch in auto payment, lost bill,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Car Accidents and Insurance Bad Faith for Texas on
Q: Do statues begin the day liabilty is determined or the day you're notified?

Does someone need to be notified of their right to file a claim & what the deadlines are before statues can begin?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 21, 2022

A Texas attorney should advise here, since statutes of limitations are governed by state law. But your question remains open for two weeks. In virtually all jurisdictions, statutes of limitations usually use the day of the accident as a reference point. A local attorney could provide specific... 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 »

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for New York on
Q: Need help in getting medicaid taxi license reinstated.

Has to be ny lawyer

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 20, 2022

If you're trying to find a New York lawyer, it could be difficult for law firms here to reach out to you. This site isn't set up like an attorney referral service. However, there is the feature above, "Find-a-Lawyer," which lists attorneys by region. The NYS Bar Association also... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Landlord - Tenant for Colorado on
Q: I was illegally kicked out of my apartment and would like to sue for being made homeless. What kind of attorney do I nee

I was initially evicted, but worked with another lawyer to get the eviction removed. I still had to leave my apartment with only a days notice and have since been homeless. I would like to sue them, but I am having difficulty finding what type of lawyer I need to find to help me.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 19, 2022

A Colorado attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry this happened to you. You ask what type of lawyer you need. Out of the categories you chose, landlord-tenant is probably the best place to start. Personal injury attorneys aren't likely to have... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for South Carolina on
Q: what can i do when my lawsuit was stolen
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 18, 2022

A South Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. It isn't fully clear what you mean by lawsuit being stolen, but one possibility that comes to mind is that someone stole your identity and pursued a lawsuit (or a pending lawsuit you had already commenced)... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for New York on
Q: How can I file an insurance claim when the police report doesn't have the other guys insurance policy number
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 18, 2022

One option is to see if the insurance carrier can ascertain their policyholder's coverage based on name, address, vehicle license plate, make & model, and other information contained in the police report. If the other driver reported the claim to their carrier, it might already be in their... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Health Care Law, Small Claims and Collections for Oklahoma on
Q: im being sued by a hospital for not paying back a debt that i have partially paid back. it says i need to write a letter

i tried using the Solo suit but my petition seems different that what its asking. can anyone help me?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 17, 2022

This is something that an Oklahoma attorney is best suited to advise on, but your question remains open for four weeks. If this is something in the lawsuit stage, an ordinary letter might not suffice as a response. There could be more formal legal responses needed. Unfortunately, it's... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for New York on
Q: We are owed $7500 on a $10,000 deposit given to a business in Friendship, NY, in March 2021. Need a litigator.

An attorney in Elmira, NY, was able to obtain only $2500 and has advised us to retain a litigator in the county of the business owner.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 17, 2022

If you need a litigator, there are a number of options that could supplement your own online searches. Although this site does not function as an attorney referral service, it has the feature above, "Find-a-Lawyer." Additionally, the NYS Bar Association has a lawyer referral service. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Native American Law and Personal Injury for Georgia on
Q: how do I go about creating a class action lawsuit? just for me and a few people of my town?

With the last election we are having some problems with some people wanting to run a whole community out of their homes. One neighborhood above my home, and mine and my neighbors. There is a company that wants to build 600 homes behind our houses. you know I can't tell them what to do with... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 16, 2022

Your question sounds like it could involve a number of different legal areas, and you await a response for two weeks. The short answer is that you and your neighbors could consider a consult with a law firm that has experience with class actions. It would be difficult for an attorney to offer... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for Nebraska on
Q: local grocery store for 8 years would not give me my rewards perks. My groceries are paid. Store refuses. Embarrassed m

I have my receipt and copy of debit from my bank account. They made me very uncomfortable like I was a thief the manager kept saying I'm not giving you any rewards until you pay for these groceries which are already paid for I never felt so embarrassed. I just happened to be a licensed and... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 15, 2022

A Nebraska attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. In terms of the incident you describe and your chosen categories of Personal Injury and Civil Litigation, it's possible you're thinking along the lines of an emotional distress-distress related caused of... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Wrongful Death for New York on
Q: What can I do if the hospital essentially played a part in my grandfather’s death?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 15, 2022

I'm very sorry for the loss of your grandfather. As a first step, your family could reach out to law firms that handle med mal/wrongful death matters. Most law firms handling such matters offer free initial consults. Upon preliminary review, if a firm believed there could be a potential basis... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Social Security for Minnesota on
Q: Is it possible to get a lawyer to HELP ME?? S.O.S‼️‼️ My case will be dismissed soon without one. I was massacred!

I had applied for disability in 2015, and the Social Security Administration did a long & full review of everything and decided that in 2015, 2016, and 2017 I was NOT disabled -UNTIL- after my two 'botched' surgeries in 2017. Since then, I have been extremely physically sick, I still... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 15, 2022

I'm sorry your question remains open for three weeks. You describe an urgency in terms of time. At this point, you could reach out to law firms to try to set up a free initial consult instead of losing further time awaiting a response here.

For the disability-related matter, you could...
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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Pennsylvania on
Q: Would I be able to sue a person who caused a car accident if I am not injured?

I was involved in a car accident in February. I didn't know any better and filed the claim under my insurance. My car has been waiting for repairs since then. I have exhausted the car rental coverage under my insurance. Since then I've had to pay out of pocket for transportation costs and... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 14, 2022

A Pennsylvania attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. I'm glad you were not injured. If you're not suing for bodily injury, then it looks like you're contemplating damages associated with not having a working car, employment-related, etc. Without... Read more »

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