I am a nurse practitioner, interviewed with a lawyer that is representing patients whose disability claims that were denied and the claimant is seeking an appeal. The role consists of reviewing the medical records that are available and giving a medical opinion as likely course of your medical... Read more »
Whether your license would be at risk is something you would have to talk with your guild about but Nurse Case Managers are often used by the Defense to coordinate the treatment and arrange for diagnostic testing. The nurse case managers are generally not rendering a...Read more »
Not exactly clear what kind of a document you are speaking about. Unless the address and phone number are critical terms of a document, where an error makes it unenforcable, this kind of error is not usually a problem. People move, change phone numbers. As for the witnesses, presumably they were...Read more »
The employer offers a uniform healthcare plan to all employees with a wellness benefit. When I joined the company I was told in no uncertain terms that the Plan Document Excludes any treatment for Developmental Disabilities including Autism. My wife spoke with customer services and a supervisor... Read more »
Ok, so this is a health plan provided by a religious organization acting in the capacity of an employer. While religious organizations are granted a lot of leeway in choosing benefits within the scope of the practices of the faith, they are still prohibited from other types of discrimination. What...Read more »
The plan states in its Plan Document "any therapy or service for a developmental disability/DD is a non-covered service under the plan". When consulting with customer service & doctors who are providers in the plan, members are told that services for DD dependents are excluded from... Read more »
I'm pretty sure that religious organizations are exempt from the requirements relating to discrimination in this context. The rules allow them to discriminate, period, and I can't think of a single legal remedy that might be available to you. Nonetheless, even if they can legally...Read more »
Identity theft is a crime, so one place to go is to the police, with whatever evidence you can gather about this. You might contact the testing center and request copies from "your" test, since "you" were the patient, you are entitled to them. The next place to go is to the...Read more »
Health and safety code section 18510 18511 and or 18870.11 18870.12
Notices on dates January 1, 2016. October 25th 2018 and May 27th 2020 ordering you to renew your expired PTO or to be subject to the PTO suspension of civil penalties and criminal procedures penalties including dates on the... Read more »
Although the money was paid back I lost the benefit from Medicare that allows this procedure only once every 5 years. This was not the first time this office has billed for more than services I received. I thought that I was only approved for a cleaning only to find out I was approved for a deep... Read more »
Fraud has a 3 year statute of limitations from the date of discovery. Perhaps you should sue the dentist for fraud. You could even go to Small Claims if it is less than $10,000. You should definitely consult with a Dental Malpractice attorney in your area.
I mostly work part time without benefits. This year I have full health benefits for the first time and added the kids as a back-up for them, thinking my ex’s insurance would stay their primary provider. Now I’m being told that since my birthday is earlier in the year, my insurance is... Read more »
Actually this is "Family law" not "health care". As I read the quoted Court Order, which is still in effect and controls the situation, "the EMPLOYEE parent with such benefits shall provide for the health insurance of the children", so as I understand this, it means...Read more »
About a 2 years ago i was diagnosed with Lymphoma and applied for disability and hired a lawyer, due to an issue it got delayed about a year till this march/april. at the time from the way things were going i had assumed i would be right as rain and back to normal within a month from what the test... Read more »
I work in small office no windows no ventilation and really very little distancing and no safety measures .I have been working from home since March. They want us to all come back but someone tested positive for covid so they told us to wait . There is really no safety precautions and its a small... Read more »
Hope your daughter is well. No law will stop your employer from doing what it wants to, reference your job, you get protected by the Law after the fact of being terminated for a justifiable concern over contracting and spreading the CV to your susceptible family. There is the slight chance that a...Read more »
I am unable to get unmonitored cellular,cable or DSL service. My electronic communications and photos are censored and even my web hosting and DNS service is "reprovisioned" and redirected. I'm refused paramedic treatment and treatment at my regional trauma center. (I was called a... Read more »
You need to contact a good civil rights attorney immediately. If this has been happening for such a long period of time, you will have to explain why you have not taken this step long ago. It just may be that the statute of limitations, which sets out the time within you must act on your own...Read more »
I have been drinking Starkey water from Whole Foods for many years until I found out just last Friday on 06/19/2020 that it is very high in arsenic levels. I have developed liver illness (advanced fibrosis). I live in San Francisco of California.
I'm sorry for your issues. You do NOT want to normally be part of a class action as the remedies offered are rarely as good as the remedies you can get on your own. Your more important question since you are automatically part of the class if you fit the class description, is "How do I...Read more »
The problem is from what you said, it is not clear how the employer got this information, or whether it was confidential health information. Even if not, he could be defaming you. Have you been tested? Negative?
I am 64yo was in a hospital being treated for intestinal issues for a few days by an Internal Medicine MD I do not know and barely spoke with and today the nurse came in my room to give me medications which included four new capsules. I found out they were anti-depressants and they... Read more »
You are not required to take any medications you have not first discussed with a physician. Also, if the antidepressants were not prescribed by a treating psychiatrist, I would seriously question why they were prescribed and for what symptoms, and what diagnosis justifies the prescription....Read more »
If they can put this on hold , because I am representing my self, other lawyer keep sending papword to fill out but I need to go to the help center that way they could help me fill the papers I don't cuz I don't know what I'm doing he keeps sending me papers over and over putting... Read more »
You need to get an attorney. Contact a member of the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) --they give free consults. Of course the other lawyer can run rings around you--he or she went to law school. Get a free consult so you understand the basics. Then you can decide whether it's worth...Read more »
She only needs to provide proof of lawful permanent resident status by way of her alien number. Perhaps, she can also show a copy of her ‘valid card.’ She has no other status, so other questions seem irrelevant, perhaps, unless this concerns more, which seems questionable.
My job gave us 2 paid weeks off and I got it approved both in person and email on Monday. Well on Friday they called everyone and said that now we must come to work if we want to be paid due to it being an essential business. They are now allowing us to stay home the 2nd week but it will not be... Read more »
Paid time off is a discretionary employer provided benefit, and therefore the employer can administer it as it wishes as long as it is not being administered in an unlawfully discriminatory manner. What you describe does not appear to be unlawful.
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.