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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 Civil Litigation, Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Georgia on
Q: How long does one have to file a whistleblower suit against a government agency?

In the State of GA - How long does one have to file a whistleblower suit against a government agency?

Kimberly Grant
Kimberly Grant
answered on Jun 20, 2022

A whistleblower action must be brought within 6 years after the date the violation was committed.

Kim

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Georgia on
Q: Hello. Cam a lawyer please help me.with my case? I want to sue but do not have funds to pay up front. God Bless.

Hello. On 1-3-2022 I was pull over for non-working brake lights (pre-video evidence,they work) 12 broken ribs and lung collapsed and multiple dog bites as well as getting hit by the officers and they admitted to striking in police report. I need help please.

Kimberly Grant
Kimberly Grant
answered on Jun 8, 2022

An attorney probably needs to know more about the facts, before they can agree to represent you. They will want to know if you complied with the police requests or if you were the aggressor. They would likely want to know if you were under the influence of any medications at the time. There are... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Georgia on
Q: Can a Medicare Part C plan in Georgia subrogate against the not-at-fault party for a settlement paid out ?

Not at fault MVA. Not-at-fault driver had all medical expenses paid by their Medicare Part C (medicare advantage) plan. At fault driver's insurance carrier settled claim and paid settlement to not-at-fault driver. Can the Medicare Part C plan subrogate to get medical expenses paid out to... Read more »

Kimberly Grant
Kimberly Grant
answered on Jun 8, 2022

Yes. Medicare Advantage plans stand in the same shoes as Medicare plans and are entitled to be reimbursed out of the proceeds of the settlement. Usually, the plan will reduce the amount claimed by a percentage of the attorney fees and a percentage of the case expenses.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury, Identity Theft and Internet Law for Georgia on
Q: A major US retailer has a bug on their website that exposes customer info. What are my options here?

I’ve contacted the retailer and they took 27 days to respond to my email and they said they opened an investigation. They seem to not be in any rush with this.

I would like to stress that this is a MAJOR US retailer.

Other customers’ information just started popping up into my... Read more »

Kimberly Grant
Kimberly Grant
answered on Apr 23, 2022

You very well may have a claim for this data breach which could result in compensation to you. A complaint would likely need to be filed against the retailer in order to make sure the flaw in their software is fixed. You should contact a lawyer in Georgia as soon as possible to explore this matter... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Georgia on
Q: Someone added MD title and not licensed in GA. Whom to notify?
Kimberly Grant
Kimberly Grant
answered on Apr 1, 2022

Once a physician graduates from medical school, he/she can place "MD" after his/her name wherever he/she lives. However, he/she can only practice medicine in the states in which he/she is licensed. To see if a physician is licensed in Georgia, check the Georgia Composite Medical Board:... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Georgia on
Q: My unmarried so died leaving a 2 year old. There will be a lawsuit

Who files lawsuit girlfriend or my son's parents

Kimberly Grant
Kimberly Grant
answered on Sep 10, 2021

I am sorry for your loss.

The claim for wrongful death belongs to your grandson. An adult will need to bring the lawsuit on his behalf. That adult can be the girlfriend or the grandparents. Any money awarded from the lawsuit will be only for his benefit and everything must be approved by...
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