Israel Francisco Piedra's answer You could certainly retain a lawyer to investigate your options, but for such a (relatively) small amount, you would quickly spend more in legal fees. You may want to look at small claims court action. You can file and manage those online. May be enough to at least settle for some of the money.
Tristan Kenyon Schultz's answer It may be a violation. However, therapists are allowed/required to report certain information. The most common exception is if a crime of significant injury/harm is likely to occur. Lawyers have this exception too incidentally... If you feel the reporting was not justified you can file a complaint with the state.
Adam Studnicki's answer Not sure how this is malpractice, but check with a consumer protection or debtor's rights lawyer.
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Julie A. Rice's answer Who is "he" and what is your relationship? In order for you to do anything, you may need to get an order from the probate court to be able to do anything. I don't know who "he" is and what your relationship is so this is a difficult question to answer. If you have standing, then you can also seek relief on an emergency basis to see if the court will intervene on your behalf or allow you to do something with a court order.
Julie A. Rice's answer If there are ethical issues, then you an rest assured there are also legal issues. If you want to look into the specifics of GA law, then see this link: https://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/gacode/
Tristan Kenyon Schultz's answer Has a court already held that you are incompetent? If it hasn't there will be a required hearing in which the party trying to find you incompetent will have to prove by clear and convincing evidence (a heightened standard) that you are incompetent. You should seek legal representation (either a hired attorney or a public defender). If the hearing has already occurred (and you were found incompetent), the appeal process is more difficult and you will need to contact an attorney (the appeal must...
Adam Studnicki's answer There aren’t many lawyers answering health care law questions in Arizona. You can use the Find a Lawyer tool on this site to search for and contact a lawyer.
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Terrence H Thorgaard's answer I don't think you would be able to prove any damages. The PA and the intake nurse may have misdiagnosed your condition, but you were properly diagnosed the next day. Was the condition made worse by the one day wait?
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer Your problem is that the hospital, since it is not a party to the divorce case, is not obligated to abide by the terms of the decree. Talk to an attorney about getting a subpoena issued requiring the hospital to disclose the records.
Tristan Kenyon Schultz's answer From the US Constitution, an individual has a right to a judicial hearing before being involuntarily committed on an permanent basis. There is an exception that allows the state (i.e. police or social workers) to place a temporary hold (without a hearing) if there is a reasonable belief the individual is a risk to themselves or others.
Turning to your situation. Your parents can call the police and the police may hold you for a psychological evaluation (if they reasonably believe you...
Robert Jason De Groot's answer You did not even give the state you are in. Look up the statutes regarding this. You might be able to do that right here on Justia. Perhaps you should look under mental health services.
Robert Jason De Groot's answer This is not at all a basic question about the law to me, but requires specifically tailored legal advice and that requires some research. Go see a local attorney about this for a full discussion.
Robert Jason De Groot's answer You need specifically tailored advice that will undoubtedly require a large amount of research. You need to speak with an attorney about this who handles this sort of matter.
Julie A. Rice's answer If you no longer qualify for medicare, then you can not get medicare under any circumstances so if the award puts you in the category that you can no longer qualify for medicare, then you can not get any medicare benefits if you are using need as your reason for needing medicare.
Julie A. Rice's answer Why he has the mental condition is probably not as significant as the fact that he has a mental condition and you may not have any standing to contest that if you are not related.
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