answered on Jan 9, 2022
A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. It could depend on the terms of coverage and your employer's role in your coverage. But as a general matter nationwide, employers do usually not get involved in insurance carrier's operations,... Read more »
Have been sent back to sending district but instead sent somewhere else for another evaluation. His due process rights are being violated. He’s had covid and treated unfairly. beaten Been sent all over the place this last year. It’s been pure hell for him. We are married and have been together... Read more »
answered on Sep 28, 2021
Contact the North Carolina Civil Liberties Union. Ask for the names of their "cooperating attorneys" on civil commitement issues. They give free consultations.
Take care of my brother and become his conservator. How can I make this happen?
answered on Feb 22, 2021
In NC this is called guardianship, not conservatorship, I advise that you speak to a local lawyer to assist you with the process. If you want to attempt the process on your own speak to the local Clerk of Court.
She has lived with us since she was 4 months old and we have had custody of her since about 2 years old. We are the only parents that she has really. I am told that in NC she is considered a legal ward and at the age of 18 I can no longer carry her on my insurance. Is this true?
answered on Jan 17, 2021
You cannot carry her on your insurance unless she is your legal dependent. If you haven't been claiming her on your taxes as your dependent, I don't believe you can cover her. Check with your insurance agent to be sure.
My father had no will but anticipated leaving me everything as he is not married and has no other children. I am the administrator of his estate. The hospital has filed a claim against the estate for $111,000. The sum of his final 7 days on this Earth in the hospital with no insurance. He had no... Read more »
answered on Jul 17, 2020
Try working with the hospital to reduce the debt and agree to make regular payments to pay it all off within a reasonable period of time. Hiring a lawyer might help.
answered on May 20, 2020
You can't. At least not legally, as you do not have the authority. However, North Carolina law provides two methods of exemption: 1) if a licensed doctor determines a particular vaccination will be detrimental to the health of the child (obviously this very rarely happens) or 2) if the... Read more »
answered on Apr 12, 2020
Telling you that you can not come in is not 'abuse' and if she is your girlfriend - you are not 'family'. Even if you were family - the hospital likely has a right to exclude you if they deem it prudent (especially now due to the virus situation). They very likely told you... Read more »
They did this; if I want to continue paying the Hospital I have to pay twice as much more to cancel the debt by the end of this year. I am going to be 65 y/o in March. I have never missed a payment! Please advice! Thank you!
answered on Mar 8, 2020
Unfortunately, such practices are not that uncommon in terms of selling debts to new entities. You say you are 65. If, as a retiree, you meet their financial guidelines, contact Legal Aid of North Carolina to ask them if they could help you. Good luck
We recently got divorced last month, we are on great terms, Co-parent great together 50/50 joint custody. At the time of separation we agreed no child support was needed as I take care of everything for our child that he needs, no matter what. She is 100% okay with this, now, last year she had some... Read more »
answered on Mar 3, 2020
You are going to pay guidelines regardless, so whether the state calculates it or you pay an attorney to prepare a written agreement is essentially the different between 6 and a half dozen. There are several ways to handle this. Likely the easiest is to simply let the child support money be used... Read more »
I have emphysema and my oxygen supplier company decided to switch me to another company and they worked with the other company and did not notify me of the switch until all was settled and then they notified me that the new company would come out the day they notified me and switch me from liquid... Read more »
answered on Feb 23, 2020
This could turn into a complex lawsuit, both for the relationships between the multiple parties and for the technical attributes of the equipment. You say you want to discuss it with a lawyer in Henderson or Durham. This isn't really a lawyer referral service here; it's only a Q & A... Read more »
we want to make sure its legal and that i can move out tonight because i dont wanna be brought back i think if i stay there i will finally become happier do more things and more.
answered on Feb 13, 2020
If you were 16 on May 24, 2003 that means you are like 32 - so yeah, get outta yer moms house.
North Carolina. We have a child together and I will be carrying him on my insurance.
answered on Nov 21, 2019
Generally yes, until there is a divorce decree or other court order addressing the issue.
I was taken to the emergency room by ambulance a few days ago after going to urgent care with extreme abdominal/lower abdominal pain and intense vomiting. After 6 1/2 hours with no IV, no fluids, a CT scan, and an ultrasound; I was told that there were abnormalities in my left ovaries and fluid in... Read more »
answered on May 19, 2019
A person can have legal grounds to sue the hospital, but the important factor is whether the lawsuit will be successful. Based on the facts you provided you would likely not be successful against the hospital because the symptoms you outlined do not rise to adequate damages for a successful claim.... Read more »
answered on Mar 30, 2019
Yes, you can but they have no obligation to pay you unless they agreed to do so.
they have messed up my paycheck since i started i get paid 15 hrly but one paycheck says 14.99 and its like they are not trying to pay me the overtime im owed, ive been going to the doctor for a medical reason regarding me working for the employer but he sees me as a health risk and he wants me to... Read more »
answered on Jul 11, 2018
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... Read more »
a doctor signed the results can they get in legal trouble
answered on Nov 2, 2017
Sure if you can prove it and have the funds to locate and undertake a suit against them and / or can find some group or agency willing to go after them in a civil and / or criminal capacity on your behalf. Best of luck.
I do not feel comfortable having my signature or a Notary stamp on involuntary committed patients because your Notary is public information and this could come back to haunt/hurt me.
answered on May 22, 2017
The law in this state is clear that you cannot be forced to sign or notarize those papers. The law is also clear that your employer can fire you if you refuse to sign or notarize. It is a tough situation, but you must decide whether you want to keep your job.
I have not made myself clearly understood. I offended a case manger at a provider agency. She retaliated by going to my employer and telling her that i am scizo. This case manger had a BS in business administration and had worked her way up to case manager status at a local LME. Everything with my... Read more »
answered on May 8, 2017
These are all very complex issues and we can only give you general guidance in this forum. Having said that, sure, it might be possible to have a legal claim.
You might be able to sue the case manager for defamation if she made a false statement of fact (not opinion) about you, the... Read more »
I'm a RN licensed in NC. Have an allegation against me for possible drug diversion. I have a prescription for the drug they wanted to test me for - so I refused the drug screen and quit my job, trying to protect my license- knowing it would be positive and not knowing what was going to happen... Read more »
answered on May 8, 2017
I have been representing nurses, and other licensed professionals, who are facing discipline for many years now. I can tell you that is a complex question, the answer to which will depend on a number of different factors. Your best bet is to set a consultation with an experienced attorney to... Read more »
In the state of NC can a person with a master's degree in psychology diagnose a person with a mental illness? Is a formal evaluation necessary? Must that person be notified that they have been diagnosed with a specific mental illness? Can a person be evaluated without being told that they are... Read more »
answered on Apr 3, 2017
Depends on the circumstances. You don't say if this was in regard to a commitment order, employment, prison situation, or what.
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