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0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Washington on
Q: Got in an accident while making a left hand turn. Officer gave me a ticket for failure to stop.

As I made the left turn I hit a car coming from the left. I had looked both ways and didn't see anyone. Do to the angle of the intersection and the blind spot in a certain spot in my truck, I never saw the other vehicle. even the dash cam doesn't show the other car until it is hit.... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Washington on
Q: Do I have basis for pursuing a medical malpractice claim?

On 3/31/2023: Experienced severe dehydration, nausea, and dizziness after taking Suprep bowel prep, leading to fainting and falling down the stairs. Resulting Injuries: Multiple facial fractures (Right Le Fort III and nasal), jaw dislocation, subdural hematoma (SHD), subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH),... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Washington on
Q: I got demoted after providing the doctor's note requested by the owner of the business for my medical condition. Legal

I have been the store manager for 5 years. Have Arnold Chiari Malformation, had brain surgery in 2018 just 6 months before the store opened. But I do just fine. After a flare up and missing a week of work he changed my schedule to one that affected my sleep, and he knows about this, but I tried... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Washington on
Q: How can I find help in filing a criminal lawsuit against a company for financial conflict of interest?

I have proof that a background screening company is giving incorrect "dilute" results through negligent malpractice for urine samples in order to gain more money due to the law requiring new samples be given paid for by the employer. I can prove that multiple precautions are taken in by... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Washington on
Q: what are my rights when a medical facility reads a lab report wrong, and ends up in multiple expensive tests?

I had a lab test taken, in feb 2023, and it was read incorrectly, for 1 yr 4 months I had the pretense that I had recurring shingles virus, this caused me much stress ( not needed ) . I also had an mri performed checking for possible nerve or infection from recurring shingles, and was referred... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Education Law for Washington on
Q: I have been discriminated by my prof and I have emotional damages and my prof is not providing me with my accommodations

I currently have a claim open with the OCR about this discrimination and would like to take legal action because the school isnt doing anything about it

0 Answers | Asked in Business Law for Washington on
Q: Married couple each own an LLC and a 3rd shared LLC. We want to rent one co-working space to share among the 3 LLC's

Hi - I've got a scenario I could use help with.

My spouse owns LLC 1

I own LLC 2

We both own LLC 3 (50/50)

We want to rent one virtual office space in a coworking building to share between the 3 LLC's.

Can one of the LLC's pay the coworking... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Real Estate Law and Civil Litigation for Washington on
Q: Viewing rights

Bought a property to build a house on. Asked the neighbor below us (prior to close) if we can top the trees they purposely planted so they could not see the mess that was here prior to our purchasing. They agreed only if I put in a brand new septic, as they were convinced it was leaking in their... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Washington on
Q: Can I sue a doctor for tourniquet damage?

I had surgery on my foot and the tourniquet damaged nerves in my leg. I now have foot drop, nerve pain and numbness from the knee down and have to use a brace and cane to walk.

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on Jun 11, 2024

Yes it may be a case. 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.

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Washington on
Q: Please let me know if I have a case based on the proof of my pre-existing conditions.

Prescription of __ Bowel Prep Despite Contraindications

On March 31, 2023, I was prescribed a __ bowel prep liquid despite my pre-existing conditions, including suspected ileus and gastrointestinal issues. These conditions should have contraindicated its use. This decision raises serious... View More

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on Jun 10, 2024

You have a potential case.

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.

Due to the nature of medical malpractice cases, the extent of the injuries as well as...
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0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Washington on
Q: If I change my mind and tell the truth in court, is it possible that I will be arrested and convicted?

I called the police and said that my boyfriend wanted to harm me with a knife and they arrested him and took him to jail,now I want to tell the truth that nothing like that happened and I was under the influence of mushrooms and marijuana.I was delusional and thought that this happened, but it was... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Washington on
Q: My father died, without a will, last year, in Washington state. Am I entitled to anything?

My father and his wife were very well off. When he died, suddenly, she sold everything and moved to Idaho. I would imagine the total of their estate was well over a million dollars. I offered to help her, but she denied. She offered me a pair of dad's shoes, which I found odd. I don't... View More

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Surviving Wife will be an heir also. and will take many assets as the survivor. If you think there are assets, you might probate his Estate as the Administrator. But apparently you know little. Either search out his assets or forget about it.

0 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Washington on
Q: In regards to how "person" is used in RCW 18:32:677 what is the legal definition of "person?"

Asked this question at the Legislative web site, and they replied it wasn't in "Definitions" paragraph in RCW. So probably would have to look at case law.

More specifically, "Patient", who by nature of Commerce, consults or hires a Dentist, a "person?"

0 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Washington on
Q: what are my rights when a medical facility reads a lab report wrong, and ends up in multiple expensive tests?

I had a lab test taken, in feb 2023, and it was read incorrectly, for 1 yr 4 months I had the pretense that I had recurring shingles virus, this caused me much stress ( not needed ) . I also had an mri performed checking for possible nerve or infection from recurring shingles, and was referred... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Washington on
Q: Why would a doctor/specialist choose not to cure?

I have a diagnosis and prognosis with no treatment plan but the doctor is more than willing to sit and watch as things play out. They know what it is, how it’s reacting, and how to treat it, but they “demand” an invasive procedure that does nothing to reduce or remove any part of the problem,... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning and Family Law for Washington on
Q: My sister passed away a few months ago while her divorce was still in process.

My sister passed away a few months ago while her divorce was still in process. My sister told my mom that she put our parents as the beneficiaries for her retirement and life insurance policy.

However, when we went to the funeral home we were told that there was no beneficiaries listed.... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Products Liability and Animal / Dog Law for Washington on
Q: Hi. Is there someone we can talk to regarding killed and injuries to dogs health due to grain free foods

I supposedly have a breed that was not recommend for grain free food- leading to heart problems Had a dog die a couple weeks ago and one is tested elevated cardiac symptoms and another not yet tested. All the same breed. Had I’ve known this was bad for them, I’ve would have never given it... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Washington on
Q: Can parents take away tarot cards from their kid if the child owns it?

My parents found an took my tarot cards because, "It's the cards of the devil and they have no place in this home". I did pay for these cards myself with my hard earned money. I wasn't even able to have an actual job when I bought them. I got them with money I earned from pet... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Civil Rights for Washington on
Q: Is it legal to be watched during a pre-employment drug screening?

I was just hired to do payroll at a company & they required a drug test. During the test they actually stood less than a foot away & watched me pee in the cup. I felt completely violated & disgusted when I left. Is this legal?

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