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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for Minnesota on
Q: Can my company be sued if a patient leaves children in her car and something happens to them?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 8, 2024

It could possibly depend on additional details. A local attorney should advise on any state-specific aspects. But as a general matter, if you mean your company is a medical office and a patient comes in while leaving their children in a car, the short answer is that it is something outside your... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Minnesota on
Q: ER sent me home still vomiting with a kidney stone needed a stent. Do I have a case I found out two days later I needed

This happened at a hospital in ST Paul, MN ON 4/10/2022

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 13, 2024

A Minnesota attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. At this point, consider reaching out to med mal firms in your state to discuss in more detail. Free initial consults are the usual practice in the med mal sector. You mention a04/10/2022 date of occurrence. A... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law, Personal Injury and Products Liability for Minnesota on
Q: I use a hemp based THC product that has been causing asthma and other lung issues. Do I have any recourse?

I think this product contains vitamin e, a known agent that causes lung issues when vaporized. The product is called ElfTHC and I was using their THCP blends. I've used other brands before and nothing has ever done this, nor does regular marijuana based THC. Their lab results online are... View More

Robert Kane
Robert Kane
answered on Jun 26, 2024

You will need to contact Dangerous Drug Lawyers directly to determine if you have a viable case. This is not my area of expertise, but it doesn't seem you have a viable case.

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Landlord - Tenant for Minnesota on
Q: Had an icky situation happen at my old complex that I lived in previously. My 9 year old and I were there 6 years.

My son and I were there for 6 years and we were hurt physically, my son especially, my housing case manager through lutheran social services really caused my life to go downhill with many situations. Many times things were not resorted to her boss that should have been. My son was cut with a switch... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Health Care Law, Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice for Minnesota on
Q: what type of lawyer do i need to let a doctor know he screwed up big time.

yes i have had two surgeries and now i am needing a third surgery and if i would have not gotten a second opinion i would have most likely needed a fourth surgery. i had a back fusion and it was redone a second time already i was told then by the surgeon he put a part in me that would not move well... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Apr 30, 2024

A Minnesota attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. The answer to your question is a medical malpractice attorney. If you could arrange a free initial consult, that might help assess your matter. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Minnesota on
Q: I have settled a lawsuit with opposing counsel, I am self represented and the opposing counsel is adding requirements

They are asking me to get signatures from non-parties, and writing the check to non-parties. Now they are ghosting me.

My question is, are there sanctions for them doing this including paying my lawyer to collect from them. It’s an insurance company but they have been very difficult this... View More

Robert Kane
Robert Kane
answered on Apr 9, 2024

Unfortunately, we don't know who these non-parties are. There may be legitimate reasons for these demands. If you don't have an attorney, you can't be awarded attorney fees.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Minnesota on
Q: My son died in 2021.funeral home has not given me my son's remains.what can I do ?
Robert Kane
Robert Kane
answered on Mar 24, 2024

Why hasn't the funeral home given you the remains? Perhaps repost with more information.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Minnesota on
Q: Thousands of waste tires illegal dumped on my land by local recycling center!! Help what can I do??
Robert Kane
Robert Kane
answered on Mar 25, 2024

I have no doubt there is much more to the story. Please start here;

https://www.minneapolismn.gov/resident-services/garbage-recycling-cleanup/illegal-dumping/

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Minnesota on
Q: My attorney does not respond over yrs this time I sent him four past two weeks with no response at all
Robert Kane
Robert Kane
answered on Feb 22, 2024

Failure to communicate in one of the most common complaints regarding attorney. Complaints against lawyers should be directed to the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility, (651) 296-3952.

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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Minnesota on
Q: both husband and wife involved in car accident where our car was hit from a car that did not yield the right of way.

Our car was totaled and we both sustained injuries from broken arm to hematomas and chest bruising among other

consequences to our body.. Are we entitled to pain and suffering from these injuries?

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answered on Jan 2, 2024

If you sustained injuries in a car accident due to the negligence of another driver who failed to yield the right of way, you may be entitled to pursue a claim for pain and suffering. Minnesota is a no-fault state, which means that your insurance typically covers medical expenses and other economic... View More

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3 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Personal Injury for Minnesota on
Q: I live in MN and I was detained by the city police for assault in the third degree presumable evidence of injury..

The person who is claiming I injured them roll down a flight of stairs and broke a rib was that being said he told the police I pushed him when he tripped and rolled.. The first paper I received in jail nothing is filled out on it and everything is blank or there should be dates time and names and... View More

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answered on Jan 1, 2024

In Minnesota, the legality of your arrest depends on whether the police had probable cause at the time of the arrest. Probable cause refers to a reasonable basis for believing that a crime may have been committed. If the police had probable cause to believe you committed third-degree assault at the... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Minnesota on
Q: Why is so hard to sue the airports l was in a airport on October 2nd and fell in the bathroom at terminal H4

I was flying back to Florida from Minneapolis Minnesota Oct second got through check in and everything then l decided to go to the bathroom in the airports bathroom when l entered the floor was wet l fell to the left and hand was still engaged in the handicap chair and it snapped the top of my left... View More

Robert Kane
Robert Kane
answered on Dec 28, 2023

Like any business, a personal injury law firm must make a profit. The firm will evaluate your situation based on its criteria and determine whether you have profitable case. Personal injury law firms don't take risks.

Write down a clear and concise description of the events to present...
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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Legal Malpractice for Minnesota on
Q: Does soverned nation status of Indian reservations in Minnesota, make them immune from criminal activity such as

organized criminal activity? This activity should lead to criminal charges and civil liability for damages and restitution that would fall under the federal RICO act in my opinion.

Robert Kane
Robert Kane
answered on Dec 8, 2023

Crimes committed in Indian country among AIANs may be subject to concurrent jurisdiction by tribal, federal, state, or local criminal justice agencies. This is due to the sovereign status of federally recognized tribes and to Public Law 83-280 (commonly referred to as P.L. 280).

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Libel & Slander, Personal Injury and Consumer Law for Minnesota on
Q: My life was ruined by a surgeon who lied to me about what happened while I was unconscious. I was poisoned-nearly died.

I have medical records to prove that HE was the trauma that required my 20-plus surgeries. Is there no recourse? Why? Is it because he refused to tell me what happened within the Statute of Limitations (four years)? My hospital records were "missing" and absolute evidence of the wrong... View More

Robert Kane
Robert Kane
answered on Oct 23, 2023

If you expose the truth about what happened to you through social media and autobiography/memoir/literary plays and/or historical fiction you will likely be sued. Be prepared to defend yourself in court. It will be expensive for you. Any publishers will certainly run your allegations by their legal... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for Minnesota on
Q: Are there any lawyers that have experience and are capable of fighting government entities?

They have violated my rights and broken several statutes. I know someone who practices criminal law, and they said I need to contact a lawyer because I most likely have a valid case, since the law is being broken by the local authorities.

Please help, I have talked to a couple lawyer... View More

Robert Kane
Robert Kane
answered on Aug 23, 2023

Yes, there are lawyers that have experience and are capable of fighting government entities. It's unfortunate (and odd) the someone you know who practices criminal law can help you find someone.

https://www.justia.com/lawyers

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Minnesota on
Q: How can somebody be declared incompetent so their not able to be charge with anything , assault with bodily harm ?

But they are able to work in the community and have a phone, make appointments, dating apps but no accountability?

Robert Kane
Robert Kane
answered on Aug 16, 2023

Nobody can be "declared incompetent so their not able to be charge with anything , assault with bodily harm ."

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for Minnesota on
Q: I have a pending settlement with the boyscouts of America. But I need money now. And my attorney doesn't allow

Pre-settlement loans. Is there anything I can do? Or do you know any company they doesn't require a attorney signature. Because I have the paperwork necessary to prove that I am apart of the settlement.

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answered on Jul 17, 2023

If your attorney does not permit pre-settlement loans and you need immediate funds for your pending settlement with the Boy Scouts of America, there are still options to explore. Begin by discussing your financial urgency with your attorney and exploring alternative solutions together.... View More

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Q: My child was held down & assaulted kicked kicked in the growing he has bruises on his arms is traumatized What can i do

He was at camp and these boys attacked him, wouldn't let him go, and kicked him over and over in his growing. He has bruises on his arms from them holding him and him trying to get away.

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answered on Jul 13, 2023

Report the incident to the camp authorities or management immediately, providing a detailed account of what happened and requesting appropriate action. Simultaneously, contact your local law enforcement agency to file a police report, providing them with all relevant information and evidence,... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Minnesota on
Q: Is there a legal course of action that can be taken against a city or township that has not implemented a leash law?

I live in a populated shoreline area where people are in the habit of letting their dogs run off their property. There have been numerous issues for people walking their dogs down the road and being charged and/or attacked by neighbors dogs. I was bitten this morning by a neighbor's dog that... View More

Robert Kane
Robert Kane
answered on Jun 21, 2023

The residents will need to continue to complain to city officials, including those elected. The governing body would enact the ordinance. You will need convince those in office to do so or campaign to have them replaced.

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Criminal Law and Personal Injury for Minnesota on
Q: Today I was caught exiting a store with a few goods I did not pay for. Loss prevention came out, I said I would go with

Today I was caught exiting a store with a few goods I did not pay for. Loss prevention came out, I said I would go with them just to please not touch me. The lp grabbed my right arm, twisted it, bent my wrist back, physically pushed me down causing cuts on my knee, held me down by putting his knee... View More

Robert Kane
Robert Kane
answered on May 30, 2023

You may have a case if you can prove the facts as you allege. Evidence takes many forms, including witness testimony and video. Your medical bills would also be important. The aggressor will undoubtedly have a different account of the event and most likely have evidence. Police contact and charges... View More

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