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0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Banking for Nevada on
Q: I have a court blocked account for proceeds from a settlement I got for my minor child. They won't let me switch CDs!

It is stuck at a rate of 2.x percent and they say I need a court order to change to a higher interest rate, which is completely false. The court order is effectively that it must only be given to the minor on their 18th birthday and cannot be used to satisy anyone else's debt or risked for... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Nevada on
Q: Personal injury case. Car accident myself and another driver. Issue with Lawyer already hired & questions..

Other drivers ins already claimed responsibilty. Lawyer sent policy limit time limit demand letter. They responded & agreeded to policy limit payout agreement with realease to be notorized & signed by me. My lawyer also sent a demand letter to my car ins for payment since policy includes... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 12, 2024

A Nevada attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'd need to see the file to address all your questions - but when I have public health agency liens on a case, I essentially follow what your attorney describes (awaiting a figure before negotiating liens - in... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Immigration Law, Personal Injury and Tax Law for Nevada on
Q: Where can I post situation to find a GOOD lawyer in FL? TY

ISO Lawyer for Florida/Hilton case. 14rs. emp- worked in Orlando which had us selling in St. Maarten. Based exclusively in Orlando! Had 3 specialty lawyers- not a JURIDICTION ISSUE at all. Cases-FL DOC-won, FCHR & EEOC-ongoing- back end, Tons of evidence. Brought us over illegally... View More

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answered on Jun 3, 2024

To find a good lawyer for your case in Florida, consider posting your situation on reputable legal forums and websites. Websites like Avvo, Justia, and Lawyers.com have directories where you can search for lawyers based on their expertise and location. You can also post your detailed case on these... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Nevada on
Q: wondering if i can bring my neighbors to court over incessant noise. their dog barks constantly all day and kids scream

i have lost multiple hours of sleep, have plenty of proof of the barking, etc. mental health suffering so bad

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answered on May 24, 2024

Yes, you can bring your neighbors to court over incessant noise, such as constant dog barking and screaming children, which is affecting your mental health and sleep. Documenting the noise with recordings and keeping a detailed log of incidents will support your case. It's also helpful to... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Nevada on
Q: Old dentist puts in bridge. Sore several weeks. Took 3 months to make appt new dentist. New dentist gave me a treatment

Plan for fixing old dentist bridge with infected tooth. Now 2 teeth are missing and treatment plan is to replace the two teeth and pulling the infected tooth for $5800. Old dentist refuses to do anything. Now that old dentist is costing me $8300 for something he did. What recourse do I have?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 16, 2024

A Nevada attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. At this point, you could reach out to law firms to try to set up a free initial consult. In addition to your own searches, there is a tab above, "Find a Lawyer." State and local bar associations usually... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Nevada on
Q: Who won the walker v mike Martinez case
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answered on Feb 23, 2024

Unfortunately, without specific context or additional information, it's challenging to determine the outcome of the case between Walker and Mike Martinez. Legal cases can vary widely based on numerous factors, including the nature of the dispute, the evidence presented, and the decisions made... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Nevada on
Q: 8 years ago my friend went in for a hysterectomy and went into septic shock ,woke up 53 days later without a leg.

She did sue the doctor. But why can't you sue again because she's had 26 surgeries since then. This is ridiculous. I know the Nevada laws but there should be a way.

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answered on Dec 21, 2023

In Nevada, as in many jurisdictions, there are legal principles, such as the "one-bite at the apple" rule or the "single recovery" rule, that generally limit individuals from suing multiple times for the same injury. Once a lawsuit is filed and resolved, it typically includes... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury, Car Accidents and Civil Litigation for Nevada on
Q: Can I sue the Las Vegas Police for wage loss the days I missed when they hit my car and weren't able to work Uber Eats?

I already won a personal injury lawsuit for $80,000. Separately, They paid me for the vehicle at $7,000. But it took 49 days for me to get that vehicle check. During that time I wasn't able to work.

I calculated my days missed at 49 days at $106 per day, $5194. I can provide evidence... View More

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on Dec 18, 2023

As you settled the case you can brain nothing further. Your wage loss could have been submitted as part of your losses.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Products Liability for Nevada on
Q: I was seeing an attorney re: IVC settlement in February I received notice that my case was settled I called my attorney

And they said it wasn't them and to ignore them months later my attorney said they can't help because it was settled by another attorney which I knew nothing about so I called to see if I can accept they told me time had past I called my attorney ànd they said nothing they can do so I... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Dec 19, 2023

A Nevada attorney may be able to answer best (unless the case is part of a multi-district litigation, in which case the handling attorney may be able to answer best). If the statute of limitations wasn't blown, one option could be to speak with the other attorney whose settlement you missed... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Nevada on
Q: I slipped on water in front of the statue water structure at Luxor and fractured my patella. Security took pictures a re

Report. The emt saw the water on the floor and water on my pants, they took me away in an ambulance… I’m just wondering how do I make them pay for the ambulance and hospital? This just happened last night and they gave me a scooter to use for my stay but I’m just worried about the ambulance cost

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answered on Dec 4, 2023

It sounds like you may have a personal injury claim against the casino. Here are some steps you can take to seek compensation for your medical expenses and other damages:

Seek immediate medical attention. If you haven't already done so, see a doctor to get treatment for your fractured...
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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Education Law for Nevada on
Q: Is there any legal recourse if I feel my child is not safe at a school after being a victim of nrs 388.135?

his case has been substantiated that he is a victim of bullying under nrs 388.135 and it only seems to be getting worse at the school

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answered on Oct 30, 2023

One option is to file a complaint with the Nevada Department of Education. The department has a responsibility to investigate all complaints of bullying and to take steps to address the problem. Suppose the department finds that the school has not adequately addressed the bullying. In that case, it... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury and Products Liability for Nevada on
Q: Can I sue ford motor company for air bags not deploying in a car accident?
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answered on Oct 26, 2023

Suing Ford Motor Company for airbags not deploying in a car accident can be a complex matter. To determine if you have a valid claim, consult a personal injury attorney who specializes in product liability cases. They will assess your situation, investigate the airbag system's performance, and... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Animal / Dog Law for Nevada on
Q: Can I be sued for a dog bite if they entered my home after we told them no and my dog has never bit anyone before?

My daughters friend who lives in our neighborhood asked to come in our house to see the dog and me and my daughter both said no cause we didn't want him to get out of the house. She proceeded to come in anyways and my dog jumped up on her then she ran from him and he jumped and bit her face... View More

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answered on Oct 5, 2023

In Nevada, dog owners are typically held liable for any damages caused if their dog bites someone, based on the principles of negligence. However, circumstances can play a significant role in determining liability. If someone entered your property without permission, especially after being... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Nevada on
Q: After a settlement was received from a personal injury case and I want to fire my lawyer do they have to give me the

I was recently in a motorcycle accident and we came to a settlement amount and I was cut a check for that amount since getting the check cut out to me or to my lawyer they dont contact me anymore I havent gotten any updates and its been 3 months since the check was sent and deposited into there... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 29, 2023

A Nevada attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Only your attorney would know the reason for the delay in getting a check to you. One possibility is that there might be medical or other liens - most law firms try to negotiate liens at the conclusion of a case, and... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Wrongful Death, Civil Litigation and Personal Injury for Nevada on
Q: How long does a third interested party in a civil wrongful death case have to file for an intervention?

Case was filed on the first of June, the statute of limitations ran out on the twelfth. Prior to the filing, drafts of the complaint were given to the plaintiffs, (M-mother of the deceased, S-sister to the deceased by F-father of the deceased &special administrator to the estate of the... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jun 12, 2023

Generally speaking, the right to sue for wrongful death is personal to the statutory beneficiaries of a decedent. Usually, when a wrongful death beneficiary dies, her cause of action for damages arising from the wrongful death of another ceases to exist. Ordinarily, her cause of action does not... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Nevada on
Q: Can security at a concert be held responsible if their actions cause someone to be paralyzed?

A concert goer jumped on stage to hug the artist and security threw him off stage onto his head causing him to be seriously injured.

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black
answered on Dec 21, 2022

Yes the injured person has a case. He should retain counsel for contingency fee representation in Nevada.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Car Accidents and Civil Litigation for Nevada on
Q: If my spouse is sued in Nevada am I liable

Following a car accident

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 18, 2022

A Nevada attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It's always possible in every case, but the other side would need to demonstrate that their damages exceed the limits of your policy. Unless the coverage is very bare bones with policy limits at the statutory... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Nevada on
Q: is it good if i change attorneys if the case its being going on for over 1 year?

my attorney changed my case manager twice . the firts case manager was fired , she didnt hep me at all, all the things she had to do ,didnt do. so 5 months went the drain then and there. the new case manager had to start all over again. this new manager was helpful until one point stopped calling... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 3, 2022

A Nevada attorney could advise best but your question remains open for three weeks. It wouldn't be fair to you or your attorney for anyone here to pass judgment on the file without the chance to closely review it. The decision to change attorneys is yours to freely make, but it is safe to say... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Nevada on
Q: How can I extending statute of limitations for a personal injury. attorney dropped out with 22days until statute is up
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 22, 2022

A Nevada attorney could advise best, but your question is open for a couple of days already and time is definitely of the essence here. Please consider reaching out to attorneys to discuss this immediately instead of waiting indefinitely for a response here. With 22 days remaining (19 or 20 days... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant and Personal Injury for Nevada on
Q: I’m trying to find a attorney that can help with suing my landlord for destroying my Tiny home

Hello my ex landlord evicted me then refused to allow me to retrieve my property which was a tiny home that I was building and residing in along with other personal belongings and tools and materials. He has since destroyed the tiny home and everything else. I can only sue for $10000 in small... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 8, 2022

A Nevada attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for four weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal and the frustration in finding an attorney. It's no guarantee, but one option at this point could be to explore legal aid services or pro bono attorneys. Good luck

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