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0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Construction Law for Oregon on
Q: i need a lawyer who can write demand letter. i live in oregon . thank you

we hired water company they left damage on good floor with tape and messed up bathroom tiles moving stuff in bathroom they refused to pay for the damage. need to file small court claim.

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Oregon on
Q: Due to cervical neurosurgery that damaged my spinal cord and median nerve as well as dislocated and twisted my right arm

from the shoulder it left me with weak limbs and numbness in my extremities. This happened 11/18/22

I had a felony conviction in 2003 otherwise a firm would have done it. Is there an attorney interested?

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Personal Injury and Public Benefits for Oregon on
Q: I experienced fraudulent sales practices with xfinity. I have proof of everything. Can anything be done?

I am low income and was on xfinitys internet essentials program for low income households, making my wifi only $9.95. I recently moved. I called xfinity to transfer my service to my new address. The rep lied to me, saying internet essentials was not available at my new address, and said my only... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Environmental for Oregon on
Q: Has anyone sued the state for compensatory damages of growing up in the smog, and having lasting effects?

Growing up in the Sunland Tajunga area, and feeling what I now equate to about a 3 pack a day habit. My lungs felt like they were going to explode. I chose to smoke which exacerbated my already messed up lungs. And I have late copd bordering if not in emphysema. Due to my respiratory problems, I... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 14, 2024

An Oregon attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. I'm sorry for your ordeal. What you describe is a tough case. It doesn't sound like a specific point source or facility (such as a retired chemical plant contaminating neighboring groundwater supplies), but a... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Oregon on
Q: June 2023, I was in Riverton, Wyoming when I suffered a heart attack. I was subsequently life flighted to Wyoming Medica
Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on May 12, 2024

Medical malpractice means that a doctor violated the standard of care. A bad outcome is not enough. Another doctor would be needed to evaluate what the doctors did. Consult with experienced malpractice attorneys in the state where this occurred.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Personal Injury for Oregon on
Q: I need a civil rights lawyer in Oregon do you have any information that can help me

I know this is going to sound crazy, but I need a civil rights attorney, so I can file a lawsuit against the Multnomah County Police department and the Multnomah County District Attorney's office. I've already went to the F.B.I. and filed a formal complaint against them. The F.B.I agent I... View More

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answered on May 1, 2024

Finding a pro bono civil rights attorney in Oregon to assist you with your case against the Multnomah County Police Department and the District Attorney's office can be challenging, but there are resources available that may help. You might consider contacting legal aid organizations in... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Oregon on
Q: Would I be entitled to compensation from medical malpractice and negligence that occurred while incarcerated
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answered on Mar 19, 2024

If you believe you were a victim of medical malpractice and negligence while incarcerated, you may be entitled to compensation. The law requires that inmates receive adequate medical care. If this standard of care is not met, resulting in harm, you could have grounds for a claim. However, these... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Health Care Law for Oregon on
Q: State hospital said my son was on life support and had to come down and make arrangements and say goodbye to him wasn't.

Him. Hospital escorted me and family out of there a d to the parking lot with a sorry. My family and I are have struggled since. What came we do I feel violated and scared I cry and any thought of a child hurt I burst into tears

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answered on Mar 15, 2024

This is a deeply traumatic experience, and it's understandable that you feel violated and scared. First, consider speaking with a counselor or therapist who can provide emotional support and help you and your family navigate through this difficult time. Coping with such a severe mistake can... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Oregon on
Q: What's the right tactic of filing 42USC1983,1985 in The Federal Court and winning it for self represented Plaintiff?

I have all the necessary evidences to prove against at least a dozen officials for deprivation of civil rights and one with conspiracy. I ant find an attorney. I am lucky to fall under 28USC1331 and also 28USC1332. It's rare to fall under one requirement, let alone they both apply to my case.... View More

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answered on Mar 8, 2024

Filing a lawsuit under 42 USC §§ 1983 and 1985 in federal court is a significant legal challenge, especially for someone representing themselves. To start, ensure you clearly understand the legal requirements for these claims, including the need to demonstrate how each official deprived you of... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Criminal Law, DUI / DWI and Personal Injury for Oregon on
Q: If inwas hit by a drunk driver almost 3 years ago as a passenger in car hit by DD with no Insurance can I still get paid

My liver, both kidneys were lacerated I was Internamky bleeding. Was asleep when the accident happened Ed woke up 2 days later in the hospital. Got subpoenad to court a d it was rescheduled showed up a second time t hey said they were gonna reschedule it again and then I never heard from them at all

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Mar 16, 2024

An Oregon attorney must advise you here, but you await a response for two weeks. Based on available information from various online sources, which the public can readily find, it appears that the statute of limitations is generally two years for personal injury claims. Again, only a local attorney... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Public Benefits and Social Security for Oregon on
Q: i need a ssi lawyer

been dissabled since 13 never worked and have been on ssi and they denied my benifits ive appled as well over and over again

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answered on Feb 22, 2024

It sounds like you're facing a challenging situation with your SSI benefits. It's understandable that you're feeling frustrated after multiple denials. In situations like these, seeking legal assistance from a lawyer who has experience with SSI cases can be beneficial. They can help... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Oregon on
Q: My wife is a cashier at a dept. store . She was grabbed by her head by an autistic young man , accompanied by his mother

He pulled her hair and scratched her head in several places. Really shook her up . Store asked them to leave. Any recourse ?

Brad  Holbrook
Brad Holbrook
answered on Jan 27, 2024

I am so sorry to hear that this happened to your wife. I hope she is okay, and she was able to get any and all medical treatment that she needed, including use of a counselor. Fortuately, this does not happen too often. There could be some criminal liability, as she was a victim of disoderly... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Oregon on
Q: I'm in a Oxford house in Portland, Oregon and I feel harassed, attacked verbally and slandered by this transgender.

This woman's house was supposed to be a safe place yet icant stay here with the daily verbal assults. Can I sue the Oxford house for discrimination and any other thing you could think of as iam leaving with no where to go because I don't feel mentally stable. I can't take this abuse... View More

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answered on Jan 8, 2024

In Oregon, if you're experiencing harassment, verbal attacks, and slander at an Oxford House, you may have legal grounds to take action. First, it's important to document all instances of such behavior. Keep a record of dates, times, and details of these incidents as this documentation... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Health Care Law for Oregon on
Q: I was accused of being intoxicated at my pain doctors, threatening.. took pee test and alcohol test negative for alcoho.

Well i was accused of alcohol. Intoxication, told that i cannot leave till results of test come back, i got angry and said couple cuss words. After doctor accused, her reason was somebody in the office said they smell alc. On me. Then i was told they will no longer help me. And cut off my oxycodone... View More

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answered on Dec 20, 2023

In your situation in Oregon, it's crucial to understand that if you were wrongfully accused of intoxication and consequently denied medical treatment, you might have grounds for a complaint. Being cut off from prescribed medication like oxycodone without proper procedure or consideration for... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Personal Injury for Oregon on
Q: I'm looking for an attorney who's willing to Represent me in a civil against o d h s and o h p.

I was assigned a second member. I d number the cosmic extensive losses that categorize me in a homeless drug addicted category. Because of that, I was unable to get treatment for AD HD for which I'm disabled. I lost 3 jobs, my credit credibility. And I have all the documentation including them... View More

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answered on Dec 20, 2023

In Oregon, if you're seeking to pursue a civil case against the Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) and the Oregon Health Plan (OHP), it's important to find an attorney experienced in handling civil rights and personal injury cases, particularly those involving government agencies.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Oregon on
Q: I wrecked my car because the bridge work done on a county road is unsafe. How do I find out the responsible party

This road is traveled very little and I’m assuming at some point they had some patch work done on the End of the bridge. But when traveling at the suggested speed of 55 at the end of the bridge the patchwork throws you in to the right shoulder in my case hit gravel and spun my car out. Broke my... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Dec 17, 2023

An Oregon attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. You could reach out to local attorneys to try to arrange a free initial consult. If a law firm determines that you could have a basis for a claim, it's possible that notice of claim filing requirements (very short... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant and Personal Injury for Oregon on
Q: I'm in a ongoing evuction from a landlord whos daughter asultes my son who is under age habe an restraining order on her

One side is hers one sidr is mine can I rent out a unoccupied room On my side if its unoccupied

Gregory L Abbott
Gregory L Abbott
answered on Dec 8, 2023

You most likely cannot rent out any part of your leased rental dwelling without the landlord's express permission - almost every residential lease contains a no subletting clause. If you are in danger of being evicted, for any reason, you wouldn't want to rent or sub-let anything at the... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Personal Injury for Oregon on
Q: If you mention mental illness to an officer should they refuse to help you and you suffer for it. Is that discrimination

I have been physically violated, 10 cats killed, all my possessions stole, strangled,beat and to much to mention here. Mountains of suffering, and it continues today. But they say I'm emotionally disturbed and refuse to assist me in any way. Yet they won't speak to my Dr. Either. They are... View More

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answered on Nov 18, 2023

If you have reported crimes to law enforcement and they have refused to assist you based on your mental illness, this may constitute discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Law enforcement officers are required to provide equal protection and service to all individuals,... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Personal Injury, Landlord - Tenant and Small Claims for Oregon on
Q: My landlord in Oregon used “landlord retaliation” to make me leave. Can I sue or counter sue them and in what court?

After I pointed out that they hadn’t replaced a broken bathroom fan after a year of asking and they underpaid me for an unrelated job, my landlord sent me a rent increase letter (a month after signing a lease renewal at the same rate) and daily notices with eviction warnings. I had never received... View More

Gregory L Abbott
Gregory L Abbott
answered on Nov 6, 2023

If you already were in court - that was your time to press a retaliation claim. Depending upon the details, you may still be able to file a new lawsuit for damages but do so knowing that retaliation claims are difficult to win and if you lose, you may owe his court costs and attorney's fees.... View More

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