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1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Employer wants employee's medical info without medical release, is that legal?

Employer wants to know specific medical information about employee. Employer and employee have not consented into any release of medical information about employee? Is this a violation under HIPPA and california state law?

Nancy J. Wallace
Nancy J. Wallace answered on Sep 16, 2021

This is listed in WORKERS COMPENSATION so I'll have to presume there is an on-the-job-injury and the worker has placed her physical condition in issue requesting treatment and disability payments; when there is a WCAB Case Number, the subpena service can get those records because the injured... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: pretrial detainee in solitary confinement for a month. No misconduct no reason given as to why.

my husband is in pre-trial detention and his case is stalling. There is nothing complicated with the case his lawyer has only visited him 2 times he's been in there since 06/08. They just put him in solitary confinement for the last month the jail guards gave no reason. my husband was helping... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Arkansas on
Q: What happens when someone that is on parole or probation goes to court on a

THEFT BY RECEIVING > $5,000 < $25,000 charge?

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Internet Law for Washington DC on
Q: My best friend is on house ARREST his trial has not started if he fire his court appointed will they send him back

This Been going on for 6 months he wants to fire his court appointed will they send him back to jail if he do

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: I was given a ticket for usc 1382 but was on a parcel of land owned by Monroe County,Fl and not on NAS property.

Can I get this dismissed, we had no intent to be on military property but we’re on county property as listed by the county appraiser.

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Sep 16, 2021

Dismissal of this case will be made based on evidence at a trial. You shoul hire a lawyer to represent you.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Legal Malpractice and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: If a lawyer separates settlement money from the awardee by investing the funds which end up being diverted is it legal?

Is the refusal to release the funds to the client by investing or stalling embezzlement?

Scott Richard Kaufman
Scott Richard Kaufman answered on Sep 15, 2021

Sounds bad. The BAR can answer this for you, given more specifics.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence and Federal Crimes for Arkansas on
Q: arkansas code unlawfully arrested outside time frame of 12 hrs7days for felony domestic abuse k9 mauled still no warnt

can i sue for pain and suffering from intense severe k9 wounds on both legs out of a malice act and personal gain

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Can officers detain you on a traffic stop and drive your vehicle back to your residence for you to serve a warrant
James Richard Askew
James Richard Askew answered on Sep 16, 2021

Obviously, it depends on the circumstances. Did you provide consent? Was the vehicle moved only a short distance?

An officer should not want to drive your vehicle unless it presents a danger to others i.e. to protect others, prevent imminent harm, etc. If your car is parked in an...
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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Internet Law for Washington DC on
Q: My best friend is on house ARREST his trial has not started this be going on for 6 months they keep extending

If he fire his court appointed will they send him back to jail

0 Answers | Asked in Federal Crimes for Pennsylvania on
Q: My husband got denied a bed at a half way house. Now when a bed comes available his caseworker is not putting in for one

his release date is feb 4th but hes been in there for 6 months now. He deserves his half way time but his caseworker not putting in for it. They said he has to stay in till his release date. We need help with this

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Traffic Tickets for Alaska on
Q: What is the penalty for violating AS 28.10.171 Is it a jailable offense or a minor infraction

No front license plate in the municipality of Anchorage. The statute is unclear as to what type of violation it is and the penalty section AS28.10.090 has 4 subsections that indicates its either a misdemeanor in subsection a. Or it's a minor infraction in subsection c.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Are there legal grounds for an appeal? Is there any downside to an appeal?

Defendant sentenced in federal court. Attorney objected to 2 enhancements. #1 At sentencing attorney dropped the objection to gun enhancement AGAINST wishes of the defendant. Attorney stated prosecutor was going to show pictures of guns at stash house which would make defendant look bad. Defendant... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death on
Q: If an LEO refuses to perform first aid on a victim/suspect, can they be charged for negligence or other crimes?

I'm studying about various police forces around the world, and I would like to know as in Canada it is a chargeable offense for any appointed LEO official to deny basic first aid/care to a wounded victim or even a suspect.

Is there a duty for that California officer to act on this?... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Small Claims for Georgia on
Q: If i was given a card to use without a set amount, nor set purpose for use in writing, could i be charged for theft?

I was an employee for a family member which allowed me to use her debit card for my gas and her kids + my food, nth in writing nor no set amount of what i was allowed to spend in a certain amount of time. Because of her newly set assumptions of me, i got fired, causing her to bring about excuses... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Elder Law, Federal Crimes and Probate for Arkansas on
Q: Brother had guardianship over dad. 5 years never gave accounting and $500K gone. PA wrote Guardianship. Discuss. TBC…

Oh I have plenty of information! How about my brother never opened a guardianship account for my father. His money was mixed in my mother and father’s checking account. Btw father was incapacitated person. While he was in the hospital brother got Exparte guardianship and it went full with no... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Washington on
Q: Can I sue a person who hid financial details during a car purchase at a dealership? Can I prove criminal intent?

I recently bought a car from a dealership. During the signing process, the financial manager just hid some details that changed the whole picture, and because of that, I have now unexpected expenses plus lost profits. Is there a chance to sue the person, not the company, and to prove criminal... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Oklahoma on
Q: If the car was on when stolen does that make it “ok” for a criminal to steal it? Or can the criminal be held accountable

I’m a delivery driver and we leave our cars on when we’re busy. My car was stolen while I was inside. Yes the guy was caught but when I mentioned suing the parents to a friend. (The kid is 13). He told me that I could lose because it is my fault for leaving my car running. Although, yes I could... Read more »

Charles Watts
Charles Watts answered on Sep 14, 2021

You should consult with an attorney to go through the specifics in more detail. There are other avenues other than larceny of a vehicle such as unauthorized use of a vehicle or even trespass. All issues have potential areas that have defenses, but you need an attorney to guide you through the... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Federal Crimes, Health Care Law, Insurance Bad Faith and Medical Malpractice for Nevada on
Q: Do I have the right too know the disposition of the closed investigation? Medicare Fraud; Attempted Extortion; & ...

Do I have the right too know the disposition of the closed investigation?

I am looking at NRS 633.301 because I filed a report of Medicare Fraud, attempted extortion, and more against a dr in NV to the NV bd of Osteopathic Med. They will not give me the outcome of their closing the case.... Read more »

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