My husband was admitted on 1/10/22 positive for covid to a local facility. The virus caused blood clots in his left leg and the local facility transferred him to a sister facility for surgery. The sister facility Memorial Medical Center Springfield is denying me access to be with my husband even... Read more »
My brother is hospitalized after having a stroke, he not able to communicate well but for hospital aid and benefits we need to access thinks like bank statements and pay stubs. They haven’t been given to us at the bank or his job. Is there some legal paper we can get to be able to access that on... Read more »
If he hasn't appointed anyone to hold his power of attorney for health care, you'll need to make an appointment with a lawyer to file papers in court to create a guardianship for a disabled adult. From what you describe, this should be done as quickly as possible.
My wife and I are caregivers for my 25 year old son. I work the night shift so we share the duties to care for him. I have heard complaints at work because I’m not able to pitch in and cover overtime. Nothing has come of this yet but I would like to be a step ahead and know my rights. Money is... Read more »
My mother recently passed away from covid. She works at a church that refuses to acknowledge covid and follow regulations. This church is a known hotspot for covid and they still refyse to follow any kind of safety rules. We know my mother caught the virus there and covid is listed on the death... Read more »
Unfortunately, none. If your mother was truly an employee of the Church, then her/your sole remedy is through Workers' Compensation, provided that the church carries Workers' Compensation insurance. If she was an employee but the Church had no WC insurance, you may be able to sue,...Read more »
There isn't a real good way for you to get a look at it, because neither the principal nor the agent are obligated to share it with you. But if you have good grounds to suspect that elder abuse (financial or emotional or other) is taking place, then report it to your local Adult Protective...Read more »
I had a procedure done at the dentist. I asked several times what the full amount of costs would be ($900 all in!). They wanted my health insurance ID. I asked why, they said it's for the pathologist but it will be covered by insurance: no problems there. I confirmed this twice since I have an... Read more »
An Illinois attorney would need to advise, since insurance practices are governed by state law. But your post remains open for three weeks. One option, before seeking meaningful input from a local attorney in the Chicago area could be to explore what the carrier could do. With surprise invoices,...Read more »
Can you sue? You can sue anyone for anything, but that doesn't mean you can win. I imagine you'll have a hard time finding a lawyer to bring a claim for this unless you can prove you were injured. Injury might be a long term...Read more »
Certainly. But if she has a family member, there should be a contract written that the family member will be paid out of the estate at the rate of x per hour and will be reimbursed for her services upon death.
That is unless she can be paid now or they forego any payment.
Your employer or its insurance carrier may investigate any past medical records for the condition you claim is work related, but does not have an unfettered right to any and all medical records. Any medical authorization form you sign should be limited to the condition you claim is work related.
I'm sorry for your father's ordeal. An Illinois attorney would need to answer this question, as it goes to the element of timeliness under the statute of limitations for filing a lawsuit, which is a state-specific element of procedural law. But your post remains open for three weeks. Four...Read more »
Generally speaking, TOD means "Transfer on Death," and STA means "Securities Transfer Association." Your question remains open for four weeks; for a meaningful explanation of these terms, you should consider consulting with an attorney knowledgeable in probate/estate law, more...Read more »
They were called in for family but The scrips were actually call in from docs. They were not controlled substances and I was helping a friend who did not have a car. So if they are legit called in by a doctor why should I be in trouble. Plus the pharmacy gave them too me and never asked a... Read more »
I have a dispute with my family, they gained access to money under my name and then had me mentally committed where now they are smearing my name in court proceedings to the point where a judge is providing a waiver of service for me to attend these proceedings. According to the multitude of laws... Read more »
The stakes are for too high for you to act as your own lawyer in this case. I admire your spirit, but the time has come for you to hire a lawyer. Bring him or her the research you've done, but by all means hire a lawyer. Don't risk your freedom (financial and otherwise) by trying to do it...Read more »
My son is on my insurance plan, and it is just the two of us. If my plan costs $100 per month, would we split half of $50? I would think my half costs $50, and my sons half costs $50 which we'd split and each pay $25 for his insurance monthly. His father thinks we should only split the... Read more »
A couple years back I fell outside my apartment complex. It was during winter time and they didn’t clean not salted the parking lot. I took pictures and doctors/hospital paperwork. They said they were taking care of it. As of right now I thought everything but one bill was good but two years... Read more »
You can file a lawsuit against the complex and/or property management company, but only if it is within 2 years from the date of the incident. If it is inside of 2 years, consult with an attorney immediately. IF it is outside of 2 years, you may not have any options for recovery, as the statute...Read more »
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