My father had dementia and was allowed to leave the facility in the middle of the night in the dead of winter. He ultimately froze to death and was found the next morning because he forgot how to get back or where he was going. He walked passed security and night staff, right out the front door.
answered on Apr 7, 2021
That sounds terrible, I'm sorry for your loss.
Potentially yes. There may be a number of different causes of action viable in your case. These cases are generally very litigious. You need to sit down with a qualified attorney to review the case and discuss your options.
Best of luck.
My dad passed away before the suit was settled. We were more concerned with him & the time we had left together and never asked for any details regarding the lawsuit. We never even asked who his attorney was.
After he passed my grdma told others about all the $ she was getting from his... Read more »
answered on Feb 21, 2020
I'm sorry for the loss of your father. If you know nothing about the case, as in not knowing who the defendant was or who the attorney was, you could try the databases of the Ohio court system if you're fairly certain the case would have been litigated in Ohio. This is something an Ohio... Read more »
answered on Jul 3, 2019
If you call me at (614)855-3126, I will be happy to discuss your case with you.
I had a kitten that just passed away this morning after being sent home the day before as if the kitten would be okay without being hospitalized? I went to the vet so that thwy could administer the appropriate care to save her life but the veterinarian did not sufficiently treat the kitten who they... Read more »
answered on Jul 2, 2019
Probably not. You would need to prove the veterinarian recklessly treated your kitten, and even so, your recovery would be limited to the "value" of the kitten. Without knowing more, it is difficult to assess.
My mother couldn't be executor because of bad credit and lived out of state. and they appointed one for her. But I met all the qualification and willing to set up to the plate. We haven't been to probate court yet and was wondering if i could become administrator over estate.
answered on May 15, 2019
That is for the probate court to decide. You can apply to be administrator, and the court will schedule a hearing o determine who is best suited to serve as administrator. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local probate attorney to assist you.
answered on Feb 5, 2019
Some prosecutors have begun experimenting with bringing charges against people accused of bullying a person into committing suicide.
My dad went to hosp monday and we guess hosp released him.and 24 hrs after he died.and we suspect his wife who is power of atty over everything.he was on a feeding tube and was not suppose to have anything to drink or eat by mouth.he wasnt seeing a dr for a few yrs so what meds was she giving... Read more »
answered on Feb 11, 2018
Without an autopsy it would be impossible to prove. You can ask for one or pay for one. An attorney won't.
My estate lawyer says a recent Supreme Ct Case says siblings of victom have claims on the settlement.
answered on Nov 15, 2017
Be guided by what your attorney says. In many states siblings have a claim.
A man who got a slap on the wrist again after a 1st issue was only given another year on his parrol for B&E with stealing firearms. He got felonious assault charge last year from beating a woman who knows has a 5 year protective order against him. This man attacked my father breaking the right... Read more »
answered on Nov 3, 2017
No, but for your own closure I'd suggest you contact a member of the Ohio Assn for Justice.
The reason is that the decision to charge and the decision to sentence are not things that can give rise to liability if the convict convicts a crime as far as the State or County are concerned.... Read more »
Am I entitled to any settlement if I didn't file the suit?
answered on Aug 6, 2017
Yes, and you would be entitled to be a co-executor in most states. Contact the lawyer that's handling the claim.
My 88 year old father fell on someone's property and broke his neck which led to his hospitalization and dieing a horrible death.
My mother is old fashioned a32nd does not want to sue them or their insurance.
I on the other hand am very angry and also worried about all the... Read more »
answered on Jun 8, 2017
I'm sorry for your loss.
The administrator of your father's estate would be the only person who could initiate a lawsuit.
There are a lot of things that go into determining whether or not a property owner is responsible for a fall and resulting injuries, and there are... Read more »
My brother died and the cause of death is undetermined... We have to death certificates one says narcan was used the other says it wasn't we have witnesses saying they saw EMTs use it on him.
answered on Apr 17, 2017
This response is general in nature and you should seek the counsel and advice of an experienced Ohio lawyer to review all the aspects of your case. Do not rely on this answer as it is based on limited information.
Ohio's Political Subdivision Tort Liability Act creates a significant... Read more »
Oct 2015, I fell attached to my power-chair onto the street because the city had not officially closed the sidewalk and I was trying to get to my apartment where I have lived independently for 20 years. I am severely disabled but have worked to be independent. I became unconscious with a head... Read more »
answered on Jan 25, 2017
You have two issues. One is a claim against the city or the owner of the property.You need to contact a member of the Ohio Assn for Justice in your area --they give free consultations. You can explain your injuries. You then can ask about this issue but I don't see that they can do much in... Read more »
answered on Jan 22, 2017
Here is the IRS's guide on the treatment of lawsuit, settlements and awards:
Apparently my insurance was cancelled at midnight the night before but I received a letter contradicting that and that we were still covered for the next month. We, of course are being sued by the family of the motorcyclist and was just curious on appropriate steps.
answered on Jun 29, 2016
You have an attorney I assume.For anyone reading this, you want to save all envelopes notices of cancellation come in.
Often insurance companies date the letter one day, send it a week later for the bulk rate. As to your other question, yes you can bring in the person that got her high, but... Read more »
A man and his friend are driving his insured car following the friends wife. When the wife stops the friend jumps from the car and starts hitting his wife . A on leave marine see's this and rushes to the woman's aid ,when the marine gets there the friend shoots and kills the marine then... Read more »
answered on Jul 28, 2015
The person who shot the marine is responsible civilly and criminally. There may be restitution available through the criminal process. Insurance typically doesn't cover intentional acts like this. A local injury lawyer can confirm.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we... Read more »
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