You can sue for veterinary malpractice. You can recover the reasonable value of your dog. No emotional distress. You will need the testimony of another veterinarian to describe how your dog died and why it was the result of malpractice and not reasonable veterinary error/discretion. These are...Read more »
is paid until 10 pm daily and closes up the cabana and bathrooms. The attendant came to the hot tub at 9:54 pm. She said the 81 year old was exposed and left him in the hot tub. Even though he had his cane showing. i know him well and know he would have exposed himself.
I don't know what "was exposed" means. He was naked? What does his "cane showing" mean? Why does any of that suggest that the attendant knew or should have known that the 81 year old was at risk of death?
Whether any of this adds up to wrongful death depends on a lot of factors that...Read more »
Insipidus . I’m wheelchair bound I use an electric wheelchair to get around. In 1985 my mom passed away from cervical cancer at the age of 29. In 1996 my dad passed away from a brain aneurysm. At the of 45.I live on my own in Salinas California since May 2009. I have San Andreas Regional... Read more »
You can go to the medical records department of the hospital, assuming that is where she was, and fill out the form to request the records. Make sure that you check all of the boxes for every different type of record (progress notes, nurses notes, physicians order, medication administration,...Read more »
Lawyer doesn't want to honor our contract because he got 2 cases that would've been profitable tossed out of court by cancelling all depositions. Now he don't want to continue with case against my sister's killer because he knows this person has no assets. But we signed a contract.
Atkins v Virginia, decided in 2002, held that it is a violation of the 8th Amendment prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment to execute a "mentally retarded" defendant, finding that " the large number of States prohibiting the execution of mentally retarded persons provides powerful...Read more »
I don't think that someone who makes your life miserable is going to be liable for suicide. However, if someone encourages and/or provides other support for such an action, liability might be possible. Talk to a mental health counselor. There are resources to help.
Neither. Bodily injury claims and property damage claims have separate limits in liability policies. The damages paid out for one does not affect the other. Facts to consider include the number of claimants, the economic damages (loss of financial support due to absence of the decedent),...Read more »
arrested for vehicular manslaughter with suspesion for dui but blood alcohol level was normal but someone did end up dying in the crash, what happens to the driver? how long does a case like this usually take?
Driving a atv and it crashed or tipped and everyone was thrown out, no one in... Read more »
Police are not doing a criminal investigation and I have reason to believe her death was no over dose, but in fact a homicide. I believe her phone contains information that can help me find the truth. How can I get the police to assist in getting the phone unlocked?
Neighbors dog walked in front of my houseboff leash. My dog then ran out the front door and out the unfortunatly opened gate. Both pitbulls angaed in a fight. We were not succeeding in breakig them apart. My neighbor grabbed his gun shot and killed my dog. How good of a case do i have? My dog was... Read more »
Hottest day of the year 107 outside, corrugated warehouse line work-it had to be 147- the warehouse cooled by a single box fan, Ross, my deceased partner said- Supervisor admitted to me at the hospital they realized the heat danger and called unscheduled break for snow cones outside- Ross got to... Read more »
clarification of what? You say the deceased was your partner, but that may not qualify you for benefits. Hopefully your partner left something in writing saying that you are an heir. Otherwise, you may be forced to litigate the issue. Be advised that if there are no dependents entitled to...Read more »
Uncle admitted to hospital 12/11/18, then dies of kidney failure on 12/20/18, County Coroner calls us on 1/08/19 and tells us the report from hospital reads "No Family". Our family has been trusting this hospital for over 50 years, his sister died there 6 months ago which is how the coroner found... Read more »
I'm unaware of any statutory duty of the hospital to notify next of kin. Further, it appears that your uncle may have asked for no notification based on the "No Family" designation. Finally, the Coroner’s Office has the responsibility of notifying next of kin....Read more »
I have a close friend who's healthy 12 year old son was found dead, face down in a bathtub of water, with his pants down while in the custody of foster care. Her story is unimaginable. The autopsy states the cause of death was undetermined... There was incorrect information regarding the childs... Read more »
It is highly doubtful that you are going to be able to adequately investigate a death from 17 years ago. You can try to get the body exhumed and hire a pathologist to perform an autopsy. Be prepared to spend about $10,000, at least. Whatever that determines may lead you to other lines of inquiry...Read more »
You have left out a lot of facts: like why your brother did that? Why you didn't get the dog from the shelter? Depending on facts, taking the dog to the shelter may have been the proper thing to do. Putting the dog to sleep might have been the proper thing to do. Without the full story, no one...Read more »
I had got hit with lightning but have a lightning rod of the proper person going into right derection in what I wanted to no who could destroy my life in all the ways like they truly did ya it's tru but haven't now till now thanks have a nice day
Very unclear what happened. If someone installed a lightning rod improperly, and you were injured as a result, you might have a claim. Consult with a knowledgeable PI attorney to a detailed evaluation of exactly what happened to you.
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