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0 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death for Arkansas on
Q: Doctor uses drug for off label purpose. Pt dies. Is this malpractice?

Golytely given as laxative to patient with bowel obstruction possible rupture. Stool passes, bowel dies, patient died.

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for North Carolina on
Q: Ok my mother passed away this past year and it was from the round up which caused her cancer, she never had a will or

Or named me power of attorney cause I was the only one around out of her kids but did herself tell the acting attorney that she only wanted me being able to handle anything when it comes to it weather she's alive or passed cause we haven't spoke to any of them in ten or more years I quite... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death for Arkansas on
Q: mother-in-law died May 2021 after hospitalization for bowel obst. Hx of colon resec. They gave Golytely. Her bowel died

In the drug insert for Golytely she had 4 of the top reasons not to use for her. They also put it down a feeding tube which it says not to do. Her first CT scan was suspicious of a perforated bowel we were told. Is there anything we can do to change their process? Felt like the nurse that put down... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death on
Q: Just need help rationalising chain of causation!

The facts:

Person A made a bomb, planted it at location

Person A called the location ahead of time to warn them and get the place evacuated

During the evacuation, the bomb goes off early

Bomb causes serious injury to a person

Person is taken to hospital, but... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Wrongful Death, Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for California on
Q: I suffered a stillbirth at 32 weeks due to a doctors negligence can I sue for wrongful death?

I had lupus prior to pregnancy so I required a high risk doctor. During pregnancy I developed cholestatsis and gestational diabetes so I was at a much higher risk. I was being monitored weekly. Though my lab work showed little progress I was to deliver my baby at 36 weeks. At around 30 weeks I... Read more »

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Jan 13, 2022

You should reach out to some attorneys who specialize in medical malpractice. They should be able to help you determine what options you have. Do this right away because you only have a limited time to take action.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Wrongful Death for Georgia on
Q: If my car get hit from behind and a passenger of my car dies can I be charged with anything

My car broke down in the road and my passengers and I got hit and 1 died

Michael W. Horst
Michael W. Horst answered on Jan 12, 2022

The short answer is maybe. If the car breaking down was sudden and unexpected to the extent it was impossible to avoid stopping and temporarily leaving your disabled vehicle in the roadway, then I do not see any charges being filed. However, if you had reason to know the car was not roadworthy... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law, Probate and Wrongful Death for California on
Q: I need er recieved the court order. Is it enforceable?

I was not able to attend a phone appointment with a judge. I asked her to reschedule and she refused. As a result she took from me the home I've lived in for 30 years what can I do to get my home back?

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Wrongful Death for Tennessee on
Q: We believe husbands mother was murdered but the cops let the guy go because he cried, what do we do?

In Novemeber 2019 my husband's Mother was found dead in her bed next to a man none of us (her sons, me, her parents) has ever heard of from an "overdose". When found the guy was giving her CPR and after the cops questioned him they let him go and ruled her death as an accident. This... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for New York on
Q: if a persong or group remotely causes injury then is that tampering a form of medical tampering ?

they manually increase your bp until your heads explodes and causes death

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Wrongful Death for Michigan on
Q: Why would the death certificate be pending, when the Post Mortem Report listed "clozapine toxicity"?

He went into cardiac arrest after being drugged and assaulted. He was a legally incapacitated adult.

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers answered on Jan 4, 2022

Death certificates are administrative, and may show more than what an autopsy determines. It's reasonable to expect some lag time.

0 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death for Colorado on
Q: can a next of kin being a sister. file malpractice suit in colorado

my brother was intubated in the E R for being combative and caused carrdiac arrest. He has sence passed away. can a next of kin being a sister file malpractice suit. no children or surviving parent nor a spouse.

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law and Wrongful Death for Michigan on
Q: Michigan school shooter

In the case of the Michigan school shooter what if the defense argues that the boy had mental health problems and argues that the parents were negligent in not seeking treatment, buying a gun for their teenage son and not notifying the school that he had access to gun? Can the state use the... Read more »

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers answered on Jan 4, 2022

Yes. And that is why each party has his or her own attorney.

0 Answers | Asked in Wrongful Death for California on
Q: Can I sue the owner of a sober living house for the death of my brother

He was on ACS and staying in a SLE when he overdosed and died on November 21.2021. It seems like more and more people are dying in these sober living environments that are supposed provide and protect them but fail to do so

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI, Civil Rights and Wrongful Death for Mississippi on
Q: On may 5th 2018 a drunk driver(refused breath&blood tests) killed my son, & severely injured myself and my daughter to

Point we were medflighted to Memphis TN, from MS, was charged in Grand jury(12\2018) with 3 felony DUIs. I've since learned he has extremely wealthy kin who is a figure in the local government and well known by locals and neighboring counties. So here I sit 3&1\2 years later, 5or6... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Wrongful Death for Washington on
Q: my sons father was murdered in nc and when we went to court the judge said that the person should not been out of jail b

beccause of his charges and had he not been out of jail in the first placed my BF would be alive and that this time he wasn't getting out n denied bail can we sue nc for WD

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Dec 23, 2021

There are problems when a person has been allowed out on bail, as that is generally not a decision that will result in tort liability however you need to consult an attorney in North Carolina to determine your rights under the laws of your state. Look for an attorney who is a member of the North... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI and Wrongful Death for Tennessee on
Q: Is it possible to get a judge to deny a plea deal if you told the prosecutor to not make deals and you want to go to

Trial. And the prosecutor did a plea deal anyways? My sister was the victim and Died in a car wreck from a guy high on drugs and wrecked the car and got a great plea deal. Also, if you requested a new prosecutor and they refused to change prosecutor is they anything I can bring up about that to the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI and Wrongful Death for Tennessee on
Q: If you are a family member of the victim that was killed in a dui vehicular homicide and told the da you didn’t want to

Do a plea deal and they do it anyways does that violate victim rights

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Dec 22, 2021

No, that is the State's Case. I am sorry for your loss...

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