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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Health Care Law, Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice for Oklahoma on
Q: I have been hurt and brused due too being poked not twice but 3 times then them letting blood into my tissue can I sue ?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 12, 2024

An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. I'm sorry for your ordeal. It doesn't look like a lawsuit that most firms would handle. Although your frustration is understandable, unless there were significant damages of a lingering nature, it sounds... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI, Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Oklahoma on
Q: My bf was driving and caused an accident. I covered for him. I need to amend the report. What's the best way to do this?

He was drunk. The lady he hit is suing. None of this was my fault.

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on Jun 18, 2024

Hire an attorney. This could lead to serious criminal consequences for you.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Election Law and Intellectual Property for Oklahoma on
Q: H Force Wood, County Department and Wood County Circuit Court 2:2024c v 01247 May 24, 2024

Injunction Writ of Mundanus judicial cause for penal damages 12 C.F.R. § 1806.503.

Sec1806-503-books account records and government

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answered on Jun 10, 2024

The case you mentioned, involving H Force Wood, the County Department, and the Wood County Circuit Court, seems complex. An injunction writ of mandamus is a court order compelling a government entity or official to perform a duty they are legally obligated to complete. This writ is typically used... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for Oklahoma on
Q: What kind of lawyer do I need to procure to counter sue my neighbor for loss of wages and emotional/psychological damage

Charged neighbor with stocking / harassment. Testified against him in court. His father was charged with something he didn't do. We didn't file for this. We told the court it was an inaccurate charge. The father is suing us for loss of wages in the amount of $10000.

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answered on May 28, 2024

To counter sue your neighbor for loss of wages and emotional or psychological damage, you need a lawyer experienced in personal injury and defamation cases. This type of lawyer can handle cases involving harassment, false accusations, and emotional distress.

Your lawyer will help you gather...
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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Legal Malpractice for Oklahoma on
Q: Are there any lawyers available to assist me in a per se case?

I’m not seeking representation or legal advice, but I just need someone to make sure I get the right legal forms and make sure I file them correctly. I will everything for the case but I just need someone to kind of help me make sure it’s done right.

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answered on Mar 25, 2024

It sounds like you're seeking legal assistance primarily for procedural guidance rather than for representation in court. Many lawyers do offer services that can meet your needs. They can help ensure that your legal documents are correctly filled out and filed. Such support is often referred... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Landlord - Tenant and Municipal Law for Oklahoma on
Q: What is an illegal eviction and what if it has resulted in someone's death??
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answered on Feb 25, 2024

An illegal eviction occurs when a landlord removes a tenant from a property without following the legal process required by state or local laws. This can include changing the locks, physically removing the tenant's belongings, shutting off utilities, or using threats to force the tenant out... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith, Consumer Law and Personal Injury for Oklahoma on
Q: Is a supplemental medical Insurance company allowed to overrule “multiple doctors” severity of diagnosis determination?

“On December 28th of 2023, my wife became critically ill with Flu “A” and severe double pneumonia. She was taken to a hospital in Oklahoma City and placed on a ventilator. Sadly my wife suffered a hypoxic brain injury due to the lack of oxygen her brain was getting. Now she is in a nursing... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 29, 2024

A Texas or Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. I'm sorry for your wife's ordeal. Carriers do deny claims on the basis of differing medical opinions. Only a local attorney could advise on the validity of the carrier's denial under... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Landlord - Tenant for Oklahoma on
Q: I was hurt at the Tiffany retro apartments from a leaking sink, what can I do

I broke two transverse processes in the fall

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 13, 2024

An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. At this point, you could reach out to local attorneys to discuss in more detail. Most injury firms offer free initial consults. Good luck

2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI, Personal Injury, Car Accidents and Native American Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Can a 19 year old who illegally purchased alcohol in oklahoma be punished for furnishing the alcohol to an 18 year old

18 year old also was driving and had a collision while drunk driving and received dui should the 19 year old be punished as well for purchasing it

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answered on Jan 1, 2024

In Oklahoma, both the legal drinking age and the legal age for purchasing alcohol are 21. If a 19-year-old illegally purchased alcohol and provided it to an 18-year-old who subsequently got involved in a collision while driving under the influence, the 19-year-old could potentially face legal... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Health Care Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Hi I have a question my husband is in Allen Gamble Prison I'm trying to get his case switch mental health Court

Switch his case to mental health court before trial his medically I'll and has disabilities and medical problems

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answered on Dec 23, 2023

In Oklahoma, transferring a case to a mental health court can be a complex process, especially if the trial is already underway. Mental health courts are designed to handle cases involving defendants with mental illnesses and may offer more appropriate resources and outcomes for such individuals.... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Elder Law and Personal Injury for Oklahoma on
Q: Can the police can enter my home in Oklahoma without a warrant even after I told them no?
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answered on Dec 20, 2023

The general rule is that police cannot enter your home without a warrant if you have denied them permission. However, there are some exceptions to this rule. If the police have probable cause to believe a crime is being committed or there is an immediate threat to someone's safety, they may... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Personal Injury, Child Custody and Child Support for Oklahoma on
Q: I'm going through a divorce. I didn't get a lawyer and my wife obtained a Protective order quite easily. I obay it.

She breaks into my home and wrote on my clothes with a chemical that left burns. I have pictures of burns on my face and body. What can I do to protect myself.

Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Dec 27, 2023

File a vandalism police report and file your own VPO.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Oklahoma on
Q: If you where hit by a train at a railroad crossing with zero visibility, who is responsible?

I was approaching a crossing that I cross every day to and from work, I have never seen a train. The tracks where over grown with weeds and the brush on the sides where over grown limiting your ability to see a train approaching. The tracks only have a yield sign, and as I was approaching 1 day, a... View More

Melissa  Webb
Melissa Webb
answered on Nov 12, 2023

Under Oklahoma law you are required to yield at railroad crossings. Accordingly I believe you were at fault notwithstanding the visibility issues particularly since you were familiar with the route and knew there was a RR crossing there. Railroads are maintained by the federal government and you... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Juvenile Law, Small Claims and Education Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Can a 13 year-old be charged for telling another 13 year-old to kill themselves if it leads to an attempt or planning?

My niece was humiliated at her school’s lunch, given a list of people who dislike her, and was told to kill herself. She then had a breakdown immediately following and the school had to send her to the hospital where she was referred to a child’s psychiatric unit in Tulsa, OK. I was told she... View More

Timothy Carignan
Timothy Carignan
answered on Nov 3, 2023

There have been cases of juveniles prosecuted for bullying a person to death. The schools will do something in their control to discipline these children, but there's a good chance they won't contact the police or Child Services in an attempt to minimize the exposure. If they don't,... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Health Care Law and Personal Injury for Oklahoma on
Q: I got an est physician lien. Does this mean I'll owe money?

Husband was hit while driving and the other driver filed a claim.

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answered on Oct 10, 2023

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

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2 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice, Legal Malpractice and Personal Injury for Oklahoma on
Q: I thinkmy lawyer cheated me out of a large portion of a malpractice settlement. He did not have me endorse the check .

He did not deposit the check into a trust account but into his law firms account. And the check he wrote me came from from his law firm account.

He would not allow me to be on the conference call during settlement negotiations . I think had a fake mediator.

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on Jul 25, 2023

All of those points are suspicious for potential lawyer misconduct. While there are portions of settlement conferences where a client may not attend, a case cannot be settled without a client's express consent. The client should be provided with a written breakdown showing the settlement... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Real Estate Law for Oklahoma on
Q: AT&T through a contractor, damaged our property. Can I ask for compensation for negligence/inconvenience/delay in payme?

A contractor layed cable for ATT underground in our neighborhood. They bored a hole and placed their cable through my sewer. We had a very difficult time getting to the damaged area so the cost exceeded our expectations. Now the contractor is delaying payment for actual damages. Also, they are... View More

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II
answered on Jun 9, 2023

This sounds like a property damage case, why would there be arbitration? You are not suing ATT over services you contracted for them to provide? You are suing as a property owner for damages incurred by their negligence. This case arises under REAL PROPERTY DAMAGE/TRESSPASS law. You need to... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Oklahoma on
Q: The apartments I live in will not fix our porch light and I have fallen down the stairs and have injury to my shoulders

I had x-rays taken and my primary care doctor sent me to a specialist and now they want to do the MRI to find out what's wrong

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 1, 2023

An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. You could reach out to local attorneys to learn about your rights, handling of medical bills, and other aspects of the accident. Free initial consults are the norm in such matters. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Oklahoma on
Q: Is ineffective or wrong medication prescribed considered malpractice or negligence?

I got diagnosed with a serious, difficult to treat eye infection and was referred to a specialist that prescribed medication to treat it. It takes a while for the condition to heal in general but I can tell after a few days that the meds are not helping. Not only that, they were so painful i had to... View More

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on May 19, 2023

It is malpractice. Negligence by health care providers is malpractice. Malpractice is acting below the standard of care.

See a medical specialist right away for your health.

Consult with experienced attorneys. Due to the nature of medical malpractice cases, the extent of your...
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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Oklahoma on
Q: I need a lawyer that is still taking the topmax lawsuit cases I
John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Apr 27, 2023

This law firm is still advertising for clients with Topamax birth defects claims

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