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0 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death for California on
Q: How can I find my mom's hospital records and medical videos taken my her team of Doctors? Riverside General hospital, ca

She was a patient Barbra Mena , was studyed due to the Arm,shoulder and left breast .8 hour surgery, three teams of Doctors ,interning . I remember my mom sighing paper work for release

1 Answer | Asked in Wrongful Death and Probate for Minnesota on
Q: Is there legal action we can take regarding our Trustee tampering with our side and not doing her job?

So my brother was shot and killed by the St.Paul police,. We originally appointed my aunt Monique and the Trustee because we believed that she would be neutral but sadly that's not the case, she has been prioritizing her side of the family and herself when portioning how the settlement should... Read more »

Robert Kane
Robert Kane
answered on May 27, 2023

There are legal action the beneficiaries can take if the trustee has breached her duties. The trustee's obligation is to the beneficiaries, not to "one side of the family." There are different ways to approach the situation. The circumstances would dictate the appropriate approach.... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Wrongful Death for Georgia on
Q: Georgia: 12 years ago my brother took the blame for a murder because the killer was a mother of small children.

They are now adults. What is his legal rights?

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights and Wrongful Death for New Mexico on
Q: My brother accidently shot himself after police showed up and interogated him and treated my family and I like criminals

Can I sue the police for wrongful death there is a lot of detail that make me believe they didn't serve and protect. For example his girlfriend Was helping him breathe and the told her get away and put her in patrol vehicle. They also took his dvr for his cameras I put in request to get his... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse and Wrongful Death for California on
Q: What are my rights if my mom passed away due to Skilled Nursing Facility Neglect?

They failed to offer her a new P.O.L.S.T. form upon admission after her Hernia surgery. This form would have given her the option to be resuscitated. She was found unresponsive, and they did not resuscitate her. Spoke to director who admitted that they made a mistake about not having her complete... Read more »

Randall R. Walton
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answered on May 23, 2023

I'm sorry for your loss. Yes, the way to evaluate whether or not you have a viable case for neglect is to have it reviewed by a lawyer with experience in those cases. Even though there may be an issue around the POLST, it doesn't automatically mean the case is viable. The actual cause of... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Personal Injury, Education Law and Wrongful Death for California on
Q: is anyone liable when a disable fostered child with an IEP , does not have providers following the agreed upon IEP plan?

Multiple times the IEP was not followed, and most importantly. overdue for an update. At minimum, the need appropriate placement was discussed. agreed upon, client was to remain safely in place to to disability. client was later moved to the higher independence level, less supervision group home... Read more »

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on May 22, 2023

When a disabled fostered child with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) does not have providers following the agreed-upon IEP plan, liability can potentially arise depending on the specific circumstances and applicable laws. The responsibility for ensuring that the IEP is followed typically... Read more »

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0 Answers | Asked in Wrongful Death for Texas on
Q: How long can a settlement stay in an IOLTA account?


0 Answers | Asked in Wrongful Death for Alabama on
Q: My daughter's father was murdered in prison while on suicide watch, can she file a wrongful death claim with prison

Considering he was on suicide watch and was supposed to be monitored at all times, can we hold the prison liable for his death.

0 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death for Washington on
Q: My little sister went to Mexico in Aug. for weight loss surgery (botched) she came home to WA then died.

She died because of two holes in her stomach and one in her bowel, she then got sepsis. Insurance will not help because they do not cover weight loss surgery and she passed because complications from the surgery. She was in the hospital from August to December 15th when she died. She left behind... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Wrongful Death for Tennessee on
Q: Are claims received from a wrongful death in Tennessee, taken away from a claimant’s portion to pay insurance back

I feel the compensation would be ours for the loss of my last surviving birth family member. The law firm is taking 33% and we were told our portion of the claim would have to pay Medicare ,Medicaid and insurance. The money would be paid to us for the loss of our family member. And our emotional... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death for Georgia on
Q: Is this a medical malpractice case?

My BIL's aunt passed yesterday at a hospital in GA. She had told the doctor's and nurses there that she had a pacemaker when they wanted her to have an MRI--she told them several times that she did not want an MRI b/c of this, however, they moved forward with the testing and she... Read more »

Kimberly Grant
Kimberly Grant
answered on May 11, 2023

Your aunt's husband or, if she wasn't married, surviving children, should contact a medical malpractice attorney in Georgia as soon as possible to investigate this matter. An MRI is usually contraindicated with someone with a pacemaker or other metal objects.

We are currently...
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0 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Wrongful Death for Michigan on
Q: want to do a civilsuit against my neighbor for shooting/killing my dog he pleaded guilty whats the best way to do this

He is pleading guilty 3rd degree animal cruelty causing death in a plea bargain to drop the extra charge for bond violation (for being in possession of a dog) while on bond. He killed shot and killed my dog at about 8:15am said he was only trying to scare it but used a 22 rifle with a scope on... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Domestic Violence and Wrongful Death on
Q: called public defender asked see motion said yes be before next court date, have court tom he didn't call what can I do

Last court continued hadn't seen motion, court again and public defender didn't call me can I get 2nd continue

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Wrongful Death for Connecticut on
Q: Hi, I'll try to make this as concise as possible. I have a few questions about one case.

A woman puts methadone in a man's drink without his knowledge, he falls asleep and dies, while she robs his wallet then she puts him in the bathtub on ice. Her neighbor calls the police. Is this a crime? Part 2 I called the records division and they have no record of the police going to the... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Wrongful Death for Tennessee on
Q: Can I sue???


1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death for New Mexico on
Q: What happens if a Dr signs release forms after a successful procedure and the patient winds up dying

My father had a feeding tube put in and they said there was no complications and they even signed release forms but not even 48 hrs later he died of internal bleeding. He had told the nurse that his stomach was hurting and nothing was done also he mentioned that they didn't know what was wrong... Read more »

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on May 2, 2023

I am so sorry for your loss.

You should Consult with experienced attorneys. 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. This sounds like it could be malpractice.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Health Care Law, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for South Carolina on
Q: Can my family sue for how a hospital profiled my mother who passed away? Failed to diagnose cancer but passed from clot.

My mothers medical journey was a nightmare and a hospital system failed her horribly. She was profiled from day one. Even her FNP will attest to this. We had an autopsy done. Her abdomen had caused her pain for almost a year. Protruding and painful. The cancer center cancelled her appt 2 months... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 8, 2023

A South Carolina attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. I'm very sorry for the loss of your mother. You could reach out to law firms to try to set up a free initial consult. This appears to be a complex file with a long patient history - and it isn't clear... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Wrongful Death for Kentucky on
Q: My child was left home alone with a loaded gun and committed suicide. Can I sue his custodian for wrongful death?

I lost custody to my ex (who is not the father of the victim). He has a history of leaving his gun where it is easily accessable to the children. I have copies of emails that I sent him prior to the incident about how I was worried about the childrens safety. Leading up to his death , my depressed... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Apr 28, 2023

You can certainly try, yes.

2 Answers | Asked in Stockbroker Fraud, Trademark and Wrongful Death for California on
Q: I am ok with opting in my information now too but I understand the critics I don’t need that though what I need help

Let’s move forwarded pass everything because it’s already done. Also breaks at work 30 mins lunch one hour that should help and more trading if a nurse is high rank in college she should be a teacher and more guidance look I stayed away from politics in 2013 after may5th it just took me to step... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Apr 23, 2023

you must clarify what you are asking.........

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