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0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Arkansas on
Q: What should I no now? HIPAA violation?

I had to take a test because I was exposed to COVID at work. Because my employer let someone come back after testing positive too soon. My employer called the pharmacy and ask if I had an appointment and what time was my appointment and how long I had the appointment and the pharmacy told them. My... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Immigration Law and Personal Injury for Arkansas on
Q: Can u ask for a jury trial for a dependency case

I ask the public defender and she said no I haven't seen no paper work since my children haven been in dhs i ask no reply my child have been injured I ask for reports no reply ask judge she look over me

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander, Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Arkansas on
Q: am i entitled to compensation for being held in jail until trial charged with capital murder facing death penalty

& life without. happen 2017 released 2018 after trial.. lost everything paying lawyer, phone calls to parents & kids every other day, commissary etc. my life has not been the same.

W. Whitfield Hyman
W. Whitfield Hyman answered on Apr 24, 2022

Possibly but the statute of limitations on lawsuits like that is typically 3 years. I’m unaware of a way to sue in Arkansas for something like this beyond the three year point. I’m not saying you can’t, I’m just saying I’m not aware of a way to do it. This is not legal advice you need to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Health Care Law and Social Security for Arkansas on
Q: Hello I recently was kicked out of my sisters I retrieved everything but clothes and personal files from health records

Other then health records there is legal government and social security documents I’m being denied to is there something I can do to get those back it’s been a month since I been kicked out

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 16, 2022

An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your difficult situation. You could consult with a local attorney about options, but in these types of settings, there's no telling what happens to such records. Your first inexpensive... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Q: My daughter was in a car accident with a friend while at her ex step dad's they got a lawyer without my consent

My ex and his wife have gotten a lawyer and have taken her to doctors without my consent or knowing, there lawyer hasn't asked nor called me nor has the insurance company they ha e no legal rights to her as I'm her mother and he isn't her bio dad nor step dad I don't know what... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 8, 2022

An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry about your daughter's accident. I hope she is okay. There are a number of issues here, some relating to family law. I can only speak for the issues involving personal injury law.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Q: My husband was in a wreck around 20 years ago. He was represented by an attorney and received a cash settlement for his

Injuries but now 20 years later, the injuries are proving to be even more of a problem. Causing him pain, Dr bills and missed days from work (he has a very active job). Is it possible to go back and see if more compensation is possible or not doable because of the previous settlement. Thank you..... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Mar 22, 2022

An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Unfortunately, this is difficult to do in most accident cases. I'm sorry. Accident cases are generally concluded with a form called a release. In most instances, the release serves to prevent any further... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Constitutional Law for Arkansas on
Q: What if they put they the wrong birthplace on my charges
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Mar 14, 2022

An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for four weeks. Something is not clear, as your post mentions charges but is under Personal Injury and Civil Litigation. A criminal attorney should advise on anything involving the term "charges," but under civil... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Q: If a case has been awarded 2 the defendant and the claimant is trying to renege on the payment by paying less or bankr
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Feb 20, 2022

An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It isn't fully clear what happened here because part of your post might have gotten left off. It looks like you were the defendant in a civil claim where the tables turned and the original claimant was found... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Personal Injury for Arkansas on
Q: Please refer to experienced employment lawyer for litigation. (Private suit and whistleblower).

Fudiciary knowledge and compliance in nonprofits a must

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Nov 11, 2021

An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. Those might be a lot of areas of practice to roll into one attorney - the areas you outline in the description, coupled with the categories selected for your post.

One option might be to start with one or...
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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Arkansas on
Q: I have a back injury nerve damage and it’s been 2years can sue work mans comp

I got off tractor and thru a gate at the arena where i worked 13 years i had a spinal fusion in Arlington

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on May 3, 2021

This is something that an Arkansas attorney should advise you on, but your post remains open for a week. I'm sorry for your injury. If you had a spinal fusion surgery, that's a big ticket item, suggesting that there might have been a WC claim open at one time. A private insurer is not... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for Arkansas on
Q: I am be sued by a woman in Cleburne County for 20k of horse boarding. She took my horse from Wi without my permission,

She got caught forging my signature on the horses registration papers. Now she's sueing me for 20k for the 2 years she's had my horse. What kind of attorney do i need

James E Hensley Jr
James E Hensley Jr answered on Apr 15, 2021

Get a lawyer who will answer your calls even on weekends. You will probably owe her some money and she wants to keep the horse instead of taking payment. My cousin is one of the top trainers in the mid-south. Her fee is $375 per month per horse. That would come to around $9,000 in your case. Since... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Arkansas on
Q: where can I get legal help for a lawsuit in Louisiana

I need to find an attorney who can practice in federal court

Justin Kahn
Justin Kahn answered on Mar 19, 2021

Depending on the matter, you may want to contact the Louisiana Association for Justice or Louisiana State Bar and see if they can point you in the right direction.

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Small Claims, Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Q: What is Arkansas state law for auto accidents? My husband was rear-ended in my Camry by a Chevy pickup.

He gave a us a false name but the right phone number. We were staying in contact until I called his insurance to confirm he filed the claim. He did not. He is denying the whole thing. There were plenty of businesses around that hopefully caught it on surveillance. My Camry is totaled and my husband... Read more »

Paul Gerard Pfeifer
Paul Gerard Pfeifer answered on Dec 16, 2020

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1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Personal Injury for Arkansas on
Q: Can I sue someone for their animal infecting my grandkids with ring worm

The kids grand father has a bunch of cats and my grandkids now has ring worms all over them. The grandfather was told that the cats had ring worms and hasn’t done anything to correct this issue.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Nov 11, 2020

An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a general matter, ringworm could be a difficult form of injury upon which to base damages in a lawsuit. Added to that is the element of causality, where you would need to demonstrate the specific source of the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Arkansas on
Q: Can I get in trouble if someone threatens bodily injury to me and I get called to his house by my wife and he com’s out

To confront me and I beat him up instead and is it illegal for one person to throw away another persons tax documents

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Nov 2, 2020

An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. There's no guarantee all posts are answered, but you might have better chances of a response under the Criminal Law category. This is something that criminal law attorneys would know better than personal... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Arkansas on
Q: Is the accident report from the state police department the final investigation report?

Or is it different from the state investigation and how long does that all take, when i called the state police they said the final report is done and available for pick up at the state office so does that mean it's all completed and the final investigation to determine the at fault party and... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 17, 2020

An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. As a GENERAL matter in most jurisdictions, what you describe is usually the extent of an accident report. Drivers are given a chit at the scene and can pick up final reports in around ten days for a small fee,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Arkansas on
Q: Can my medicaid lien be voided in 180 days also for a personal injury settlement since the 90 day notice?

They sent a 90 day notice in to medicaid but still no response.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 18, 2020

An Arkansas attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. If you are represented by an attorney, you should pose this question to them. If not, you could reach out to the agency (this can be handled by human resources administration offices or their equivalent namesakes,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Arkansas on
Q: My wife died 8/15/20 from fighting 3 years of Multiple Myeloma. She was walking and communicating with me before

her appointment on 8/10/20. They admitted her and sent her home by ambulance because we live on second floor apartment and she was unable to walk or talk when she came home. The hospital said there would be no charge to us since we had BCBS insurance and all deductible were met. The ambulance... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 13, 2020

An Arkansas attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for three weeks. I'm very sorry for the loss of your wife. It's difficult to answer your question based on these brief facts. You could reach out to Arkansas attorneys who could retrieve medical records to make a more... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Family Law, Personal Injury and Education Law for Arkansas on
Q: I've looked everywhere just to find if its legal or illegal to have a polyamous marriage in Arkansas?

2 woman and 1 man that love each other so much

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on May 22, 2020

Polygamy is generally regarded as a crime. This is something a criminal attorney would understand the significance of more so than attorneys in the categories chosen above.

Tim Akpinar

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury and Construction Law for Arkansas on
Q: Can I sue a nuclear plant

A&O in Arkansas is having workers traveling for all states do unnecessary work even though some workers have been diagnosed with covid-19

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 9, 2020

The most reliable way of the workers figuring out their rights here would be to consult with an employment attorney in confidence based on their roles - essential employee, contractor, etc. You post under Personal Injury and ask about suing, but it isn't a personal injury type of setting. Many... Read more »

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