My grandmother has been diagnosed with dementia. For the last 6 months she has been refusing to take her medication, which then brings out the very worst in her. Paranoia takes over she picks at her skin to remove probes that control her. It's now to the point where her legs are swollen, inflamed... Read more »
If you believe she is incapable of making decisions for herself you can use the health care proxy. If the medical facility refuses to recognize it or believe she is still competent to make these decisions you will need to have the courts intervene. Generally, it is done by seeking Guardianship of...Read more »
I've been living in my apartment for 3 years and I've had black mold 4 times. all of this is documented as well. For the past few times that I've had mold ive been ignored for months about maintenance being done for my apartment. Ik that black mold falls under the tenants responsibility to make... Read more »
See if the landlord will just consent. Make sure you have documented what you posted here in writing to the landlord with proof of delivery. If you just leave, and are sued for breach, you will have a defense. Also, call the City to issue a violation, which will support your case.
I am a whistleblower working in a US based pharmaceutical company. I have highlighted potential non-compliance with cGMP requirement by the company to USFDA. USFDA has taken the issue seriously, issued many observations and followed by a warning letter. As of now, USFDA is not filed... Read more »
Florida law prohibits licensed lawyers from collecting more than 40% on contingency basis. That is why most lawyers charge the maximum. However, on any other basis attorney fees are unlimited. So some lawyers also keep accurate time records so--if they win--they can calculate the fee both ways and...Read more »
My child has recently gotten sick he appeared to be lethargic and we were concerned not wanting to wait the next day we went to the nearest emergency room at this E.R. we were immediately suspected of being bad parents and neglectful of our child an attendee accused that we had let our child get... Read more »
I am conducting a research report on the patented product and need to find who would be the best expert witness on a hypothetical case wherein the product may be scrutinized in a medical malpractice case.
The inventor of the patent is named under the patent information on the USPTO webpage, and where there are multiple inventors they are typically listed in order of primacy. E.g, see: https://patents.justia.com/company/tesla. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions,...Read more »
Just found out I have asthma after being in the army for 4 years. Prior to the military I was in perfect health and passed all health exams with flying colors. I want to know what i have to do to get out of the military and get my benefits/disability for this, without the rundown on them trying to... Read more »
My boyfriend meets the legal requirements to become my domestic partner and be added to my health insurance. We have never done it before because we are afraid that his defaulted student loans will become my liability. If I add him to my health insurance, can the student loan people come after my... Read more »
Basically if an employer is paying 100% of an employees insurance and then says that they are now only paying 50% without any sort of notice, is this accepted under precedented case law and Labor Law in NY?
As long as it's across the board, everyone treated equally, no discrimination, an employer could even eliminate all paid vacations effective immediately. COBRA requires notices provided to employees, were health insurance completely eliminated, to allow employees to opt to continue the same...Read more »
We are a union shop. In 2015 we signed an agreement with our company to pay into our health care plan starting on 1/01/2016. The agreement was held without any action and was not ratified until 2/2018. Now the company is planning to retroactively charge us for healthcare premiums for the... Read more »
I was still in the psychosis I ended up being lost on the streets of the city where I was attacked and sexually assaulted eventually I was taken back to the hospital still in psychosis and kept for 8 days the hospital should never have released me in a psychosis which it was obvious I was in since... Read more »
The recruiter told me that i will be starting in two weeks. I gave my resignation letter to my boss and my last day was on January 12th. I went to the interview on 12/27/17. The recruiter called me the same day to tell me i got the position. I went to mobile health to get all the requirements to... Read more »
If you have some proof (e-mail, letter, voice mail, the receipt that you paid as requested, etc...) that at the time you left your prior job you had another job lined up you should be able to collect unemployment benefits. Apply with the NYS Department of Labor, honestly, and it sounds like you...Read more »
If you were receiving benefits before you took workers compensation leave, unless your employer is eliminating benefits for all employees, taking workers compensation leave does not change your plan like getting married, having children or losing your job would. Your employer would have to provide...Read more »
About a month ago I went to the ER Room in pain with a bleeding Cist, I registered and after waiting for five hours without been called by I doctor I noticed that I was bleeding more and the pain was getting worse. Because of that I decided to leave the ER Room and go to a Hospital I... Read more »
Looking to find a probability for any clinical research trial of making it to litigation, any further detail of breakdowns into alternative dispute resolutions would be great as well, or just complaints in general.
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