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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Washington on
Q: My sister was in an car accident 3 days ago with my 2 month old niece in the car. The airbag did not deploy.

She fractured her back and had surgery yesterday. She has a plate in her back now next to her spine. I found out that there was a recall on her car for the airbags. Can she and should she sue. My niece is alright and was released from the hospital to my mom.

Egan Patrick Kilbane Esq
Egan Patrick Kilbane Esq
answered on Feb 20, 2022

I am extremely sorry for your sister's circumstances, and hope she makes the best and quickest possible recovery. She should absolutely consult with an attorney that has experience handling both motor vehicle collision, product liability, and potentially roadway defect claims as soon as she... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Washington on
Q: If my sister had a pending lawsuit and died 2 days before' what happens to her awarded amount
Egan Patrick Kilbane Esq
Egan Patrick Kilbane Esq
answered on Jan 28, 2022

I am extremely sorry for your loss, and offer my heartfelt condolences.

Unfortunately, without more specific facts this question is impossible to answer (e.g. your sister died 2 days before what, specifically?). It sounds as if there may be serious time-sensitive concerns so I encourage...
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1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Washington on
Q: How to sue this doctor

My father was treated with chemotherapy and immunotherapy in each infusion that he had, they took a blood test for more than almost a year, but in this last month, he felt terrible, weak, confused. We thought that it was a product of the treatments he had. So we asked the doctor, and he did not say... Read more »

Egan Patrick Kilbane Esq
Egan Patrick Kilbane Esq
answered on Jan 13, 2022

I am extremely sorry for your family's loss. Unfortunately, it is impossible to even preliminarily evaluate a potential case of medical negligence without reviewing the medical records themselves. Given your concerns, I would strongly encourage your family to request your father's... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Washington on
Q: I have osteomyelitis and went for months with it undiagnosed after surgery and have been sick for nearly 8 months becaus

I have a picc line in because of undiagnosed osteomyelitis. I had surgery and no biopsy was done at the time. It wasn't until I wouldn't heal that they did a biopsy. After 8 months I still have a whole in my foot because of this.

Egan Patrick Kilbane Esq
Egan Patrick Kilbane Esq
answered on Nov 18, 2021

Dear Inquirer:

The determination of whether there is a viable claim for medical negligence to pursue is extremely fact-specific and should only be made with the assistance of an attorney experienced in these types of cases. Osteomyelitis can and does occur absent negligence, but there is...
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