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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation and Health Care Law for Alaska on
Q: Can I sue for improver covid isolation and obligated to return to work being covid positive? I'm not feelin well.

I work for a cannery in Alaska 16hrs shifts, they provide food and room. They hire us from out of state. I tested positive last month and this month again due to a roommate having covid. I have chest pain and can't return to work and I still have covid. tested positive three days ago. I... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Aug 29, 2021

This is something that an experienced workers' comp attorney should advise on, but your question remains open for two weeks. COVID has introduced new issues in the workers' comp sector, so it would be best for you to reach to an experienced attorney. Many law firms in this field offer... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Health Care Law for Alaska on
Q: can I sue a hospital for my daughter getting tourettes due to medication?

my daughter (15) got put on anti psychotics for sever anxiety and the doctors didn't tell us about a side effect that causes a tic disorder. the disorder commonly related to the medication she was put on only appears in elders who's gone through menopause and such things. we are thinking... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Dec 24, 2020

An Alaska attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your daughter's ordeal. This has the makings of a complex and difficult case, likely offering different avenues from which to assert OR defend the correlations you offer.

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1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law and Employment Law for Alaska on
Q: I am a mental health provider who received a subpoena to appear but I am no longer employed at the facility.

The ROI signed at the time was for the facility, not individual providers, and I have no access to my assessment/notes from our sessions. How should I respond?

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
answered on Jun 17, 2017

Tell them that, obviously.

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for Alaska on
Q: i would like to know if my doctor can drug test me without letting me and and send it out without telling me the results

my doctor tested me and didn't tell me nor did she ask questions about what the finding were just went on about saying i got them illigly and she gave me pain pills less then a week before the test

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jan 18, 2017

Sounds a little unprofessional but not something that you can bring a case about--unless you want to spend a few thousand dollars to pay a lawyer by the hour.

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