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0 Answers | Asked in Copyright, Employment Law, Health Care Law and Identity Theft on
Q: My partner falsifies documents and access my HMO account and files a reimbursement.

The reimbursement was denied, but since my HMO was offered by our company. He already writes an apology letter. Will my company file a case against him?

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Q: Is a child welfare concern disclosed by a parent to a mental health professional in an initial interview reportable?

The other parent hasn’t been spoken to yet and the father is not suspected of assaulted the boy. And the mental health professional has not yet spoken to the boy.

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Q: Can my partner's work penalize him for going to my prenatal appointments?

My partner has been writing down the days of my appointments in which he will either need to leave work early or arrive just a little bit late. His employers told him that it needs to be written down when they are, however they are trying to punish him for attending the appointments.

0 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice, Gov & Administrative Law and Health Care Law for Michigan on
Q: I have a legal question for our fire department. We are medical first responders (MFR) agency.

Most of our department members - or any that respond to calls are MFR licensed and above (EMT). We were advised by our local ambulance authority that it would be illegal for us to operate a lifepak 12 or 15 or other patient monitoring device in the county. We got a hold of Stryker - and their... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law for Nevada on
Q: Medical insur claim: She we be worried and take some kind of action? Or just wait and see what happens?

My wife had thyroid surgery Aug 2022. The surgery was pre-authorized by insur for overnight, 23 hours. The hospital dragged their feet releasing my wife so the 23 hours was exceeded. Insur co denied the claim for exceeding 23 hours. We’ve never rec’d any correspondence from the hospital and... Read more »

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Q: My 23 year old son admitted himself into Bayview hospital. They wouldn’t let him leave because he was on suicide watch.

The had no legal documents but are holding him hostage. Is this legal?

0 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for North Carolina on
Q: In North Carolina the board of nursing states that an RN can not own any part of a company that provides medical care.

I need to give my son the business and then do agreements foe the nurse practitioners and medical director . How can I give my son the business and change from pllc. What should I change to

0 Answers | Asked in Products Liability, Health Care Law, Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice for Michigan on
Q: Will this legal disclaimer cover my holistic business?

I am not a licensed medical professional. My videos are meant for educational and informational purposes only. The information in my videos is based on my opinion and is not supposed to represent facts in any way. They are not intended to be a substitute, nor replace, medical advice, diagnosis, or... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law for Georgia on
Q: How do I withdraw my service with home health .?

An can I refuse to let the aid in my home ?

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Q: Is it illegal for a emergency room to force me to give labs/blood while straped down

I was being admitted to psychiatric floor at hospital but while in emergency room I told them they couldn't take blood and I didn't consent to it so they strapped me to the bed with excessive force and took my blood anyway and I was in complete awareness to what was going on and were I was at

1 Answer | Asked in Environmental, Health Care Law and Small Claims for Maryland on
Q: Hi can you sue someone a free they knowingly let you in their house with flea infestation
Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
answered on Jun 5, 2023

Unless they intentionally planned to cause you to be infested with fleas without your realizing it, for some malicious reason or purpose, and you can prove that, then no. Same goes for suing someone because you caught a cold or the flu from them when they knew they were sick but failed to warn... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights and Health Care Law for Michigan on
Q: My 5 year old daughter has level 3 Autism she's nonverbal needs to be sedated for filling what are my rights

To stay with her the whole time or put a go pro on her so I know she was treated right it's going to be a very scary experience for her because she's not going to understand what's going on

0 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law for Utah on
Q: Can I as a patient form a personal relationship with a CNA

I'm a young woman who lives in an assisted living facility due to an injury I have formed a personal friendship with one of the CNA's can't actually work for the facility but instead for an agency and ever since the facility found out about my friendship they refuse to allow her to... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Health Care Law for New Jersey on
Q: Coworker announced I was leaving early for medical procedure, is that against HIPPA?

I have MS and need to leave my job early 1x a month to get a medical infusion with my medications. This week, a member of the dispatch team announced Via email that I was leaving early for an infusion. This went to over 10 of my coworkers. Is this something that I can seek action on against my... Read more »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jun 1, 2023

It is unlikely that your employer is a "covered entity." If it is, and there have not been repeated violations, it is possible your employer could be subject to a fine for disclosing this information. Depending upon the facts and circumstances, including whether the covered entity... Read more »

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Q: Question: Medical Records/HIPPA

I have requested and received my late wife's medical records as permitted under HIPPA. However, I strongly suspect the record is not complete (e.g.- redacted information). The circumstances in obtaining the records was A-typical, at best.. Though I was proactive and persistent- more than 60... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Health Care Law for California on
Q: My doctor refuses to use any pharmacy other than 3 compounding pharmacies to fill prescriptions, is that legal?

After I was given the generic of a medication my doctor prescribed for me (he prescribed the brand name), I had an adverse reaction to it supported by blood tests I ran shortly after starting the medication.

I did the leg work in find a pharmacy that had the actual brand name of the... Read more »

James R. Dickinson
James R. Dickinson
answered on May 31, 2023

Is your desire to obtain the medication or to report the physician for something? Speak with a local attorney. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an attorney for formal legal... Read more »

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