Q: I had a mild heart attack brought on by a proposed eviction supported the succession attorney hired by sister. recourse?

Sisters atty encouraged her to propose my eviction in order to sell my late mothers home. My understanding is that I am equal share holder in ownership & cannot be evicted. Also I’m disabled - stroke 4yrs ago. I’ve lived with my mom for 18yrs. When I received this proposed eviction, my blood pressure went up. It stayed up for two days. Wound up being admitted to hospital as a cardiac patient, diagnosis: heart attack. I hold my sister & atty responsible as angiogram indicates no clogged arteries.

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Edward X. Clinton, Jr
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  • Chicago, IL

A: I am sorry you had a heart attack, but the heart attack was not caused by the eviction or the attorney so, no, you can't sue them.

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