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0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Iowa on
Q: Can an inmate sue a prison for slipping on a wet floor that had no wet floor signs posted?

My husband is an inmate in a State prison in Iowa. He recently slipped on a wet floor that did not have a wet floor sign posted. Another inmate was responsible for mopping the floor & he forgot to put the wet floor sign out. Can my husband sue the prison for negligence?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Banking for Florida on
Q: How do I open a bank account when I'm in the hospital and not fit enough to physically do it?

I'm asking this for my girlfriend (It's a distant relationship, she is from the US and I'm from Germany ) because we need the inheritance money that she got from her father to pay for medical expenses (a lawyer already handled the money, she just needs to open the account).

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Feb 7, 2023

One option is to execute (sign with formalities) a Power of Attorney giving your girlfriend the power to open an account in your name. It's unclear from your post whether you are currently in Germany. If you are, and the account needs to be opened in Florida, you'd need to have the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: Going to court for being attacked by someone 6-7 years ago, but never pressed charges, why are they doing something now?

Got a letter in the mail that I had to be in court after being attacked years ago in a gas station, they could never recover the video cause the workers knew my attacker and the police didn’t really seemed bothered to even help me so I never could press charges, I was maybe 25 at the time. 6-7... Read more »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Feb 7, 2023

Obviously the district attorney has pressed charges against your attacker and they need your testimony in court to convict

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury and Civil Rights on
Q: Dear: Lawyer's Is it Normal the lawer to call you 1-day before high court to advice you to dismiss the court?

Talking for nearly 2 years lowers explaining that all is in order, winning 70-80% and 1 day before high court calling to please dissmis the court cancel the appoitment as will lose and i will own 100,000 euros this all happens in Ireland, Dublin

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 6, 2023

I'm sorry you were placed on such short notice of a court date. It looks like this occurred in Ireland. Unfortunately, this Q & A forum is limited to U.S. law. From your brief description, it isn't fully clear what the matter involves - but a general guess might be that your court... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury on
Q: Hello,Is there anyway you could help me find out who is responsible for the V2K I have been going through.

At some points I have been put through extreme pain, and would like to find out who is doing it. At times it has been so painful that if I were to find out who is responsible I would like to kill them and eat them.

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Feb 6, 2023

Most researchers agree that V2K technology isn’t real. It is impossible to ascertain who is “responsible” for something that isn’t real.

You should consult a neurologist or psychiatrist to help you understand why you think you are experiencing this phenomenon.

Just because...
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0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Landlord - Tenant for Tennessee on
Q: Hello, my name is Priscilla and I live in jacksboro tn, in apartment and I moved in December 2, 2019 and that following

Spring I started noticing black mold in my ceiling, shower stall and underneath my wall unit. Also notice when it would rain. That my ceiling fan would leak water through it. And I have to put a bucket down to catch the water from the ceiling we're it leaks. I brought this to my landlords... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for California on
Q: Does malpractice still count if you were never someone's patient? If it was your friend's unofficial diagnosis?

My friend misdiagnosed me and I was stuck in the hospital for a mental disease. I was never his official patient. Does this count as malpractice?

Patrick William Steinfeld
Patrick William Steinfeld
answered on Feb 6, 2023

I assume your friend is a Dr???? A misdiagnosis by itself does not constitute malpractice. If you believe there is malpractice here consult with a medical malpractice lawyer on this site.

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Criminal Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for California on
Q: what happens when the victim of a crime is anattorney and the case is heard in the local court where they are known?

Here is a question sent to my partners public defender by me.

The judge mentioned that the person who was affected by the incident was an attorney who had professional connections with the court and was known by staff at the DA office and the court as well as the judge himself. Neither... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Products Liability for Pennsylvania on
Q: is this case at all solvable?

While I was riding the thread on the right upper part got loose and part of the fork shot out. The pressurized part hit firstly my face (my cheekbone was broken) and then it hit my right eye so badly that it damaged my eye completely (eye nerve was damaged, eye was broken onto 3 parts, lower eyelid... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Arizona on
Q: Is claim a validable claim for a law suit

I was incarcerated at Maricopa county jail on during January 26th of 2023 and I was in a psychiatric unit at lower buckeye jail and I was I happened to not feel good I was throwing up about 6 to 7 times that day and I had asked the deal if she could call the nurse or call the medical so that they... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for California on
Q: Are Ca auto insurers required to offer diminished value coverage?How to collect when other driver is under insured?
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Feb 6, 2023

If the other driver in an auto accident case is underinsured, you file your claim with your own insurance company under your um/uim coverage. I suggest you contact a good personal injury lawyer in your county, or where the accident occurred if different than where you live. For you to have a claim,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: Can a personal injury judgment be renewed every 10 years, or can it only be renewed once

I’m talking about in the state of California

William John Light
William John Light
answered on Feb 4, 2023

You can renew every 10 years, not just once.

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for California on
Q: My disabled daughter recently had knee surgery. She was rx- oxycodone +ativan w/o narcan. Had to call 911 due to od sym.

She is 14, developmentally+intellectually delayed +sensory processing disorder, verbal,borderline nonverbal due to inability to get accurate, straight answers from her, or her inability to communicate in intelligible expressive language in an inquisitive setting, inability to accurately... Read more »

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on Feb 3, 2023

If she has ongoing problems due to the malpractice a malpractice case may be warranted. In any event, you should consult with an experienced attorney.

General Notices: This is not legal advice, it is only general information. No attorney client relationship is established by this response....
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0 Answers | Asked in Banking, Consumer Law, Criminal Law and Personal Injury for Georgia on
Q: Who might be interested in video of a 200lb policeman using a knee to "secure" handcuffs while prone Senior is held down

Was trying to use my bank. Badly assaulted, maimed, & falsely jailed. Video, as it was in bank lobby, shows all. I remain frightened, fearful. I'm a senior, disabled. I'll never be the same. Alone I cannot face this. Need counsel. Guidance. Badly!

Honestly fear for my life.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for Washington on
Q: Is there anyone that can help me to settle my claim for an accident caused by a drunk driver in Washington State?

I need to find an attorney that can help me in finishing my insurance injury claim. I have literally done 3/4 of the work (I believe) and I have obtained all of the documents needed to settle this case. These include my medical documents from my PCP and therapist notes and summaries for every... Read more »

Stan Glisson
Stan Glisson
answered on Feb 3, 2023

Of course, there are many attorneys who can assist. I don't do these personally, but if you want to call or email I'd be happy to make some referrals.

Otherwise, you can google search and I'm sure you could find someone.

Documenting your financial losses, as you...
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1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury on
Q: I broke my leg and had a metal plate and 12 screws put in it. Shortly after I had Mersa in my bloodstream Almost died

Do I have a case or am I wasting my time

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on Feb 3, 2023

Infections can occur in hospitals with or without negligence/malpractice. Only a careful review of your case can determine if there was negligence. There are also many other factors in evaluating malpractice cases, including the nature and extent of harm and future treatment needed due to the... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Kansas on
Q: Is my doctor allowed to charge me more?

I was going to PT for ACL reconstruction surgery. I was paying for each appointment at the time of the visit ($150.) They filed my insurance wrong, so I got a bill for $5200, when I questioned them they said it was a mistake and to ignore it. It then went to collections. When I called again, they... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Illinois on
Q: Piece of foley balloon left inside of my bladder after I had my C-section in December 2021

Doctors thought it was a tumor from ultrasounds I had until I had my cystoscopy done, and we seen that it was part of the foley balloon. So it was in my bladder for thirteen months.

Lindsey Seeskin
Lindsey Seeskin
answered on Feb 2, 2023

I'm very sorry to hear the ordeal you have experienced. The foley balloon, once left in your body after completion of the c-section and any further medical care, became what is known as a "retained foreign object". This should never have happened. A medical malpractice claim may be warranted.

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Arizona on
Q: Can I sue a hospital for negligence after I fell while under medicine and hit my head against a door frame and floor?

I was sent from their ER to an Out Paitent Hospital, and while under medicine by IV, I fell getting out of bed and fell against the door frame and hit my head there and on the floor. Blood was everywhere and they didn't even attend to the open cut on my eyebrow region. I have been under... Read more »

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on Feb 2, 2023

You should see an experienced medical malpractice attorneys immediately. There are time limits within which to sue and you need to make sure you were within those time limits.

This is only general legal information and is not legal advice. You may not rely on this general information for...
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