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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Real Estate Law, Personal Injury and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Q: If my girlfriend and I are both on the lease and in an eviction lawsuit and she moved out completely, what can I do

My girlfriend and I split up and she moved out of the condo we rent, in the middle of an eviction lawsuit with our landlord. They are trying to evict us because I found mold inside while doing repair work like painting and patching holes and i have MULTIPLE health issues due to mold exposure and I... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Sep 18, 2019

This wonderful free legal advice forum was not created for--nor intended to be--a place where people who have already hired lawyers to represent them can ask questions about their case that should be directed to their lawyers.

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: hi.my name is Fernando and I have aquestion about statue of limitions.In 2017 I was at a restaurant/bar down stairs .out

out side having a appetizer and a beer when a 35 lbs fan fell on the side on my head knoking me and my friend to the ground.i felt dizzie but not to bad.we left the next day I went to thehospital with a massive head ache.they did tests and said they didn't find anything.time went by and now I get... Read more »

Spencer Aronfeld, Esq.
Spencer Aronfeld, Esq. answered on Sep 14, 2019

Not sure where this happened. If it happened in Florida you’re still within the four year statute of limitations.

Happy to discuss with you in more detail: 305-441-0440.

Thank you for your question.

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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Products Liability for Florida on
Q: I don’t know if I have anything here. But thought I would ask. Better to ask then always wonder and wish I'd of asked.

My name is Rebecca Buckley. My child was diagnosed with pneumonia 9/9/19. The prescription of Azithromycin was filled at a CVS pharmacy. I gave her a dose Monday and Tuesday. When I went to give her a dose today I noticed the expiration date was 5/19. I had been giving my 6 year old child an... Read more »

Spencer Aronfeld, Esq.
Spencer Aronfeld, Esq. answered on Sep 11, 2019

Horrible. I don’t know where you are but if you’re in Florida you can report them to the Department of Health.

If you child had become ill because of the expired drug you might have a case against CVS.

Thank you for your question.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: The accident happened in California is April of last year I received a Settlement in March out of that I had to pay back

The accident happened in California is April of last year I received a Settlement in March out of that I had to pay back all the people with the bills but my biggest question is Progessive wants me to pay back what they paid to the doctors. So I wanted to know if I had to pay that back is the... Read more »

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron answered on Sep 11, 2019

Normally, an auto insurance company won't make a demand that has no legal basis, but what you're saying makes no sense if you were not the at-fault party and Progressive is your own insurance company. You should make an appointment with an attorney in your area to show the written demand, your... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: Do i have to give my social security number to an insurance company for them to pay a claim ?

i didnt bill medicare,im paying dr for two visits out of claim money,i had a injury at a store

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 3, 2019

Insurance companies in all jurisdictions generally request social security numbers as part of their normal claims practice. There are boxes that require it on their standard no-fault applications and other paperwork. No one can force someone to disclose their SSN, and you could check with a Florida... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: Can you the county in which you live for not maintaining the ditches on front of your home

My fur baby escaped when we were gone we looked for him for days. We did not know he was at the bottom. It was so over grown you couldn't see in it. Until it rained so hard it brought him up from the bottom. I found him floating like trash down the ditch. I'm having a hard time with that image

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 24, 2019

No.

2 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Civil Rights, Criminal Law and Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: I let a person pet sit . They wont return my dog a police wont help me. What now

She got evicted played games bout her location. O found her police wont help. Hes no pure breed . And I have 4 yrs of pics along with papers stateing he is my emotional support dog. But police couldn't find her. 2 months have passed I've located her police still wont help me

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Aug 19, 2019

If you have the location of the dog, advise the police; you may need to file a report with the police...

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Gov & Administrative Law and Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: Is electronic harassment a federal crime in Florida? I am asking for myself I am currently a victim of this harassment

These perpetrators can spy on my whereabouts 24/7 and have the capabilities of viewing my thoughts on a computer I have no other earthly idea how they do this though.

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Aug 16, 2019

What makes you think they are doing this?

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Florida on
Q: Is a Dr negligent when gives a med not supposed to be taken with a Rx currently taking, causing harm?

Didn't find out about warning til next day, pk'd up Rx. Given pill at hospital initially, had terrible reaction. Has been several months, continue to have intermittent blurry vision, getting worse and more often, not better as had hoped. All meds were brought with me and documented at ED.

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron answered on Aug 5, 2019

It is possible that the doctor would be deemed negligent in this circumstance. Schedule a consultation with an attorney ASAP; you are running out of time to make a claim!

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Medical Malpractice for Florida on
Q: Can Congress be sued for not holding CDC accountable, writing guidelines, not in their wheelhouse, harming millions?

FDA is in charge of drugs and regulations. Congress stated that CDC had no authority to issue guidelines for pain mgmt, especially how it did so, cherry picked bias members none whom never treated pain patients, had financial conflicts! Congress stated CDC be held accountable, consequences never... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Aug 5, 2019

No

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: Can my daughter's father hire a lawyer for an accident our minor daughter was in w/o my consent?

They were rear ended by a commercial semi and signed for my daughter to be represented by an attorney. She was slightly injured. He will not give me any information and obviously as her mother this is something I should be involved in. How does this work in FL and What options do I have? Her... Read more »

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Aug 1, 2019

If your child is a minor, then the court will appoint a guardian ad litem to approve any settlement that is reached for the minor and advise the Judge if said amount is in the child's best interests. If the judge approves the settlement, said monies are placed into a trust for the child (usually a... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for Florida on
Q: I had 2 dogs that I rescued kept them at a my mothers house for over 2yrs I rescued them 7-8 yrs ago I lived with my fa

family member called animal control had dogs removed without notifying me... they are gone. im54 don't have kids I live in arcadia florida went to sheriffs office they said I cannot press charges against them I have over 3,000 dollars invested in them shots ,food and the time I spent with them..... Read more »

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron answered on Jun 14, 2019

Animal control, in most jurisdictions, won't pick up pets unless they've been abused or neglected, not simply because someone calls and says, "I don't want my pets anymore." Don't know if that's the case here, but your first step is to contact animal control to ask the reason for the pick-up and... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: I was in a drug rehab my medical information was released by a technician to make front of me in front of other clients

happened 18 months ago

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron answered on Jun 2, 2019

You didn't ask a question, but you apparently want to know what you can legally do about the fact that this happened to you. Also, when you say "to make front of me...", I assume you mean, "make fun of me..."

The U.S. Office of Civil Rights handles this type of complaint (for violation...
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3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Probate and Wrongful Death for Florida on
Q: How do I locate a frugal lawyer for filing court docs (Administration Letter) without opening up a whole probate case?

I need assistance to file a summary or letter of administration in Pasco county, Hudson, FL. for an inexpensive fee. There really is no estate, only a wrecked motorcycle, and an insurance claim for the motorcycle of >$4,500. For the past 4 years, my uncle resided rent-free, at my property in... Read more »

Griffin Klema
Griffin Klema answered on May 3, 2019

I suggest contacting a legal aid clinic. They often are able to help with cases like this. Since you're in Pasco County, Bay Area Legal Services might be able to help. Good luck.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Collections and Identity Theft for Florida on
Q: I'm about to sign papers to accept my lawsuit settlement offer but i had idenity theft issues. Someone filed taxes Under

My name and now i owe the irs as a result of they actions. Will the irs take my lawsuit until this is straightened out or will i get my money?

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Apr 30, 2019

This is a very important question. You really need to hire a competent lawyer to advise you. Try using the lawyer you used to get the settlement; he will want his share first.

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Florida on
Q: I am wondering g if there are any lawyers willing to take a case where a dentist performed 2 root canals.

One tooth he broke off the entire back of the tooth. The other root canal he actually drilled to the outer core of the tooth. It is destroyed meaning pulling or implant

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Apr 20, 2019

What damages have u suffered as a result of the dentists negligence?

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: I had an accident at the RI airport on an escalator. Do I have a claim for damages.

I live in Florida but had the accident in RI airport.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 20, 2019

You could possibly have a claim. You could consult with an attorney, who would likely want additional details about how the accident took place and whether you sustained injuries.

Tim Akpinar

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: I had an accident at the Airport. I fell on an escalator. Do I have any right to a claim?
Jeffrey N. Berman
Jeffrey N. Berman answered on Apr 18, 2019

I am sorry you are going through this. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your accident, you may have a personal injury claim. You may be entitled to compensation for the costs of your medical care, your lost income, and and for your pain and suffering. If you have not done so already,... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: My wife was in a car accident. She was 8.5 months pregnant. The jaws of life was used to get her out of the car.

Does the insurance have to pay for 2 people on the claim? This is in Florida.

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron answered on Apr 17, 2019

Sure, assuming there is insurance coverage, it would also cover injury to the child. If you have any other questions, feel free to call our office at (305)933-9292.

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3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: No insurance. The person didn't have bodily injury coverage. After PIP, I have $16,000 left to pay. What do I do?
David Tapalian
David Tapalian answered on Apr 5, 2019

Do you know if you have uninsured motorist coverage?

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