Health Care Law Questions & Answers

Q: How can I find out the standards for methadone clinics in New Mexico?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Health Care Law for New Mexico on
Answered on Oct 11, 2017

Generally, the New Mexico Department of Health regulates health care facilities.

I did a quick Google search and located the following information:

Rosemary Nowak

New Mexico Behavioral Health Services DivisionPO Box 2348

37 Plaza La Prensa PO Box

Santa Fe, NM 87504

Telephone: (505) 476-9257

Fax:

Rosemary.Nowak@state.nm.us

I wish you well. David Humphreys, licensed in NM and OK
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Q: I have been refused medical care repeatedly by Doctors and A Major Specialty Care Hospitals due to being on medical-cal

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury on
Answered on Oct 9, 2017

Contact http://www.healthlaw.org/ for who to contact in your area.
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Q: Do we have a case?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for South Carolina on
Answered on Oct 9, 2017

Contact a member of the SC Trial Lawyers Assn like Chuck Jacobson in Charleston,as they give free consultations.
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Q: Will a dentist be at fault if was issued a dental license by board then revoked because of eligibility mistake by board?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Health Care Law for California on
Answered on Oct 6, 2017

At fault for what? Your inquiry is too short on details.
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Q: Am I responsiblefor my portion of healthcare payments while on workman's.

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation and Health Care Law for Texas on
Answered on Oct 4, 2017

I'm assuming you are referring to your private healthcare coverage and not your workers' compensation. Your employer is not legally required to provide you with any healthcare coverage. Essentially, this is a fringe benefit. For example, your employer could say we will provide you with a new vehicle and you can use it all you want but you will have to make 1/2 the payments. This would be perfectly legal. This is how healthcare plans work as well. If you aren't currently working, then they will...
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Q: Can I sue a rehab/ nursing facility for negligence?

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home Abuse for Alabama on
Answered on Oct 2, 2017

Yes, a clear case of their negligence. Grab the day to day record of the center and see whether they did discuss her condition to a relevant doctor or not? If not, there is a clear lack of their knowledge and training to handle such situations. Appeared she hardly survived. Consult your local Attorney to sue them
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Q: Mother is on life support, estranged children asked to sign medical power of attorney to remove tubes.

1 Answer | Asked in Elder Law, Health Care Law and Probate for Florida on
Answered on Oct 1, 2017

If your mother is in a Florida facility, the facility is probably asking you to sign a health care proxy form so you can make medical decisions for your Mother. The form itself does not obligate you to pay your Mother's bills while making decisions as her proxy.
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Q: At a private pay drug and alcohol treatment centers can a visitor of a patient be required to take a drug test?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Health Care Law for Texas on
Answered on Sep 30, 2017

Doubt remains that the visitor is an accomplice of drug patent and visitor may hamper treatment. Therefore, cooperation with center is in the interest of both.
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Q: what legal option do I have when my apartment manager refuse to remove air freshener in the hall that makes me feel sick

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury, Health Care Law and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Answered on Sep 29, 2017

There is no right to be free from air fresheners. If you have an allergy to something in the air freshener, supported by a diagnosis from a doctor, you might have a disability and be entitled to a reasonable accommodation by your landlord, i.e., switching air fresheners.
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Q: I am on a quitclaim deed for my mothers house, does this mean I own the house. She is going onto long term care.

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Health Care Law and Real Estate Law for Massachusetts on
Answered on Sep 26, 2017

I assume the title is as joint tenants. Until your mother dies you both own the home. The fact she temporarily is not living there does not mean you own the home. Assuming your title is as joint tenants, when your mother passes you record her death certificate and at that point the sole title to the property passes to you. In the interim, if you want to rent or sell the home I suggest you contact an attorney familiar with both estate planning, Medicare/ Medicaid, and real estate law. If the...
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Q: Hi i got hit by a taxi riding in the bike lane a few days ago and I'm wondering where to go from here?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Health Care Law for Illinois on
Answered on Sep 25, 2017

I am terribly sorry to hear that you were involved in an accident, and hope you are alright. First, seek medical attention immediately. Do not let any additional time lapse between your first appointment. Next, consult with a personal injury attorney immediately.

A knowledgeable personal injury attorney will represent you through the entire recovery process, thus minimizing your stress and maximizing your recovery. In addition, many of us will take your case on a contingent basis,...
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Q: I'm 14. I CANNOT live with my parents anymore. What do you think I should do? Is there a way I can live with my Grandma?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Education Law and Health Care Law for California on
Answered on Sep 22, 2017

You should talk to a school counselor about your issues. As a 14-year-old, you are too young to be making these kinds of decisions on your own. You need good adult supervision and advice, and perhaps you should even seek out your own legal counsel to work with you. But a good place to start is with your school counselor.
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Q: I am looking for a Power of attorney wherein my husband doesn't have to sign or have any knowledge

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Health Care Law, Social Security and Estate Planning for New York on
Answered on Sep 20, 2017

You cannot obtain a power of attorney on someone without their knowledge.
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Q: can I notorize the original birth certificate requested instead of sending the original birth certificate

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Gov & Administrative Law and Health Care Law for Virginia on
Answered on Sep 14, 2017

I think you should ask the Institue

If they will accept a notarized affidavit that swears the copy is a true and accurate copy of the original. Attach the copy to the affidavit.
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Q: My husband is on child support for a child who has never been legitimized, is he obligated to pay for health insurance?

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support, Family Law and Health Care Law for Georgia on
Answered on Sep 12, 2017

Yes, he can be made to pay insurance irrespective of legitimation. Paternity and child support are separate from legitimation and visitation issues.
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Q: If I no longer want to be Executor or Medical POA, how do I cancel it??

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Estate Planning and Health Care Law for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Sep 12, 2017

You aren't bound to use or be it. Just inform the family of that.
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Q: Hello, is there any data available anywhere regarding the scope of clinical research litigation numbers? Thanks.

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for New York on
Answered on Sep 11, 2017

Not sure what you are looking for but your state's Trial Lawyers Association may have some data.
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Q: Am I able to expunge court records/documents if I can prove that a conservatorship was erroneous?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Elder Law, Estate Planning and Health Care Law for California on
Answered on Sep 6, 2017

It all depends on the details, and you have provided few.
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Q: Can you please let me know if its legal in Virginia for the Emergency Room EXAM rooms to have hidden cameras/audio?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for Virginia on
Answered on Sep 5, 2017

Given the level of violence in ER's not likely it is a violation.
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Q: I am 23 an physically disabled but want to move out from my parents Whts the legal way 2 do in pa

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Family Law, Health Care Law and Social Security for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Sep 5, 2017

Depends on your competence level. Contact Community Legal Services to start with--see if they have a disabilty rights project.
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