James G. Ahlberg's answer The stakes are for too high for you to act as your own lawyer in this case. I admire your spirit, but the time has come for you to hire a lawyer. Bring him or her the research you've done, but by all means hire a lawyer. Don't risk your freedom (financial and otherwise) by trying to do it yourself. Hire a lawyer. Do it immediately.
Peter Munsing's answer Yes, you then have a right to "buy in" under COBRA. However, if its a sucky plan, you would perhaps want to sign up for an ACA plan. Talk to the attorney who is advising you on comp.
Peter Munsing's answer Unlikely to succeed as there was an OD, mental anguish is not favored by the courts in any state and is viewed hypertechnically, and "financial crisis" generally means they rocked your house of cards, it fell, but courts say unless they caused an injury that of itself took you out the fact that you were, for example, too depressed by what happened to work so your house went into foreclosure is too far away from what they did, "too attenuated." But why not get a consult from an attorney in the...
James G. Ahlberg's answer A collector of medical bills incurred during a marriage can typically go after the people who were married to each other when the bills were incurred, not a later spouse. You should be able to discharge them in bankruptcy. On the other hand, which of you is supposed to pay those debts should have been determined at the time of your divorce. If a collector forces you to pay them and your divorce papers say your ex-husband should pay them, you should be able to take him to court and make him...
Kathryn Hilbush's answer Generally you cannot terminate coverage for a spouse without court order or until the divorce is final. If carrying him is expensive, you might be able to have him removed by requesting court permission but you should consult with a local attorney experienced in family law before taking that step.
Kirk Angel's answer If your employer is not paying you the promised wage, and has not notified you in writing that the promised wage changed, then you can file a claim for the unpaid portion. In this case it appears that would be one cent.
In general, just talking to you about resigning or even encouraging you to do so does not violate the law. However, if you are FMLA eligible and the employer is denying your FMLA leave rights or the employer terminates you for exercising those rights or because you have...
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer Without reviewing your medical records and gathering more facts, it would be hard for any attorney to form an opinion of the strength of your potential claim. Contact a local attorney who practices med-mal.
Sally Bergman's answer Fortunately, in California we have a very effective non-profit organization, California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform, www.CANHR.org, Telephone: (800) 474-1116 who can provide guidance to you. If they can't handle it, they will direct you to an appropriate attorney who can.
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