Mental health facility in Sapulpa OK, which is a part of the Creoks Oklahoma network. It is an inpatient 10 day program. I was held for 48 days. I was harassed around the clock by most of the staff, including the kitchen staff. I was made to have a video conference with a judge and I was made a... View More
Your experience at the mental health facility in Sapulpa, Oklahoma, raises several concerns, especially regarding your rights as a patient and the legal procedures followed during your stay. In Oklahoma, as in other states, patients have specific rights in healthcare settings, including the right...View More
In Oklahoma, a physician's lien means a healthcare provider can claim a portion of a personal injury settlement or judgment to cover medical treatment costs. If your husband received treatment after the accident and a lien was filed, the provider expects to be paid from any compensation you...View More
In Oklahoma, county jails are under the jurisdiction of the respective county's sheriff's department. Human rights and health regulations in these facilities are subject to both state laws and federal laws, such as the Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act. If there are concerns...View More
Do certain docs need notarized and/or filed with Court Clerk office? Will a durable POA cover it all, including land, her home and Quit Claim Deed if necessary? Is a Advance Directive needed or just be beneficial? Are specifics needed to handle her Social Security benefits as well?
Sorry to hear that your mother is suffering from Alzheimer's. From your question it wasn't clear whether she has the powers of attorney and other documents already completed. If not, and she has sufficient capacity, then she should move quickly to get these in place. An advanced...View More
I already have around 20 clients. These policies I would be writing for me and my sons would not be over 25% of my total business. These policies on my sons and I are from the marketplace which means they are being subsidized by tax payers. If I were able to take ownership of the health... View More
An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. Until you're able to consult with a local attorney, most states have departments of insurance. They field many insurance-related questions from the public. Good luck
My husband was arrested and was having a medical evaluation at the county jail here in Oklahoma and while the doctor was screening him,an officer at the jail was present in the room without my husbands consent.
My wife went to a police department in the town we live in & had an assessment done. After returning the officer told me she didn't meet e d criteria but there was something there. The following day she again went in for an assessment voluntarily. That's when a e d was placed.... View More
If the person meets criteria for emergency detainment for mental/consumer related things, then yes the person can be taken into custody. This is custody of the state mental health system, and not specifically county, therefore they transfer frequently to other care facilities in order to provide...View More
A guardianship of an incapacitated adult is possible however you will have to prove they are incapacitated and not capable of caring for themselves. Additionally they will have an opportunity to give their input at a hearing.
This is something that an Oklahoma attorney is best suited to advise on, but your question remains open for four weeks. If this is something in the lawsuit stage, an ordinary letter might not suffice as a response. There could be more formal legal responses needed. Unfortunately, it's...View More
There is no property owned nor any other asset to go to probate. He leaves me a single parent of our 4 children, all under the age of 13. He was the only one working. I have been a homemaker for the length of our 14 yr marriage. He did have a life insurance policy for $25000. But no other financial... View More
Yes, you can be held responsible for the medical debt of your spouse. You can see if you can negotiate a lower amount with the creditors or you can see if bankruptcy would be an option for you to discharge the medical debt. Good luck!
Let say a 17 year old girl runaway from home cause her home is toxic and she can’t handle everyone around making her feel like the bad guy and that the girl has mental health issues that are being neglected or ignored
The nurse came in to get my insurance info and when I told her I didn't have any she mad the other nurses and doctor immediately started being rude they told me all I have is a spranged ankle mad put ice on it. Then the lady that took my info regarding the insurance came in with a paper and... View More
An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for four weeks and it sounds like you are in serious need of medical care. I can't say anything about the element of discrimination, based on your description - that's usually something that involves a protected legal...View More
An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for four weeks. You could contest the charges, raising the argument you make here. But that could sometimes be a difficult argument to make after the matter has escalated to the collection stage and the facility has properly coded...View More
Mothers already bad health is rapidly declining and she refuses to be taken to any Dr. My sis lives with her and tries to care for her but mom is being extremely difficult and we are afraid my sister will be in legal trouble for not getting her help, if she dies. All of our family has tried every... View More
Hire an elder law attorney for a consultation. Call her doctor and report what is happening. Talk to her and ask her why she doesn’t want to live. Tell her how it makes you feel that she doesn’t want to live.
I have already provided copies of all our income, including bank statements for both our checking and savings accounts, copies of our Social Security allotments, and current copies of all our monthly checks from our retirement and financial investments for IRAs, etc.
An Oklahoma attorney could answer you best, as insurance practices are governed by state law. But your question remains open for two weeks. As a general matter, if someone is paying full fare for insurance coverage, they shouldn't have to disclose personal financial information. If their plan...View More
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