Personal Injury Questions & Answers

Q: I inherited about $100K from my great uncle when he passed away. My parents have always controlled the money.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Personal Injury for California on
Answered on Apr 22, 2019
William John Light's answer
By your own admission your parents spent the inheritance on private school and your college tuition. How can you say you have "never seen the money"? You got the money. It was invested in your education. Unless there is something left over, it sounds like your parents acted responsibly.

Q: So headed to the ER Today, Rental House for a Year and a half. My house is covered in Mold. Any TX Attorneys pro bono?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Personal Injury and Landlord - Tenant for Texas on
Answered on Apr 22, 2019
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer
Feel free to call us to give us more details that we require. These types of cases can be handled on a contingency basis. This means fees come from any settlement obtained. 888-343-4529#1.

Q: What is typical payout for pain and suffering in a motor accident in Atlanta GA is it a 1.1 ratio with medical bills?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 22, 2019
Timur Akpinar's answer
There really isn't such a formula or rule of thumb that can readily be applied in every case across the board. Each case has to be evaluated individually on the basis of the respective liabilities of the parties, the injuries (particularly in terms of their long term impact - considering partial or permanent disability), pain and suffering, and other elements related to how the accident impacts one's life. These are only a few factors; there are others as well. If you want to gather the...

Q: What do I do if I suffered due to a cut in my mouth and lost a tooth because of a bread tie in a burger bought at sonic?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Personal Injury for Montana on
Answered on Apr 22, 2019
Timur Akpinar's answer
As a starting point, you could contact an injury attorney in Montana to review and evaluate the details of the accident and your injuries. In these types of cases, recent dental history could become relevant. If the attorney you contact feels there is a viable case to move forward with, it would be helpful to readily have contact information available for the dentist(s) who saw you prior to the accident.

Tim Akpinar

Q: I am wondering g if there are any lawyers willing to take a case where a dentist performed 2 root canals.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Florida on
Answered on Apr 20, 2019
Stephen Arnold Black's answer
What damages have u suffered as a result of the dentists negligence?

Q: I had an accident at the RI airport on an escalator. Do I have a claim for damages.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Florida on
Answered on Apr 20, 2019
Timur Akpinar's answer
You could possibly have a claim. You could consult with an attorney, who would likely want additional details about how the accident took place and whether you sustained injuries.

Tim Akpinar

Q: falsification of a death certificate.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 19, 2019
Ecleynne Mercy's answer
A death certificate serves as evidence only of (1) the death itself and (2) the immediate agency (reason) of the death. Other conclusions, such as those regarding the events leading up to the death or whether the cause of death was intentional or accidental, are not admissible. Swanson v. State, 216 Ga. App. 1, 453 S.E.2d 78 (1994)

I hope this helps.

Q: Can I file charges against the school for not protecting my son?

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law, Family Law, Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for Maryland on
Answered on Apr 18, 2019
Ashley VanCleef's answer
Bullying should be taken very seriously by schools. It is important to report and document the bullying on the school bullying and reporting forms. The laws vary by states but Federal guidance can be found here https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/frontpage/pro-students/issues/roi-issue06.html. If the bullying is based upon the student's disability, race, sex, color, or national origin, be sure to indicate as such in the report to the school system.

Q: What should we do? On what grounds can He counter sue?

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Health Care Law for California on
Answered on Apr 18, 2019
William John Light's answer
You need a NorCal attorney. He may have a claim for Elder Abuse, violation of the Unruh Act, assault/battery. He might also have nothing. These disputes are always hard to unravel who is at fault. It is worth exploring.

Q: I had an accident at the Airport. I fell on an escalator. Do I have any right to a claim?

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Florida on
Answered on Apr 18, 2019
Jeffrey N. Berman's answer
I am sorry you are going through this. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your accident, you may have a personal injury claim. You may be entitled to compensation for the costs of your medical care, your lost income, and and for your pain and suffering. If you have not done so already, obtain medical care to evaluate and treat your injuries. Then contact a personal injury attorney. Escalator accidents are common, and they are usually captured by surveillance cameras. However, the...

Q: My wife was in a car accident. She was 8.5 months pregnant. The jaws of life was used to get her out of the car.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Florida on
Answered on Apr 17, 2019
Charles M. Baron's answer
Sure, assuming there is insurance coverage, it would also cover injury to the child. If you have any other questions, feel free to call our office at (305)933-9292.

Q: What can I do about children climbing my fence to enter my back yard of my home within the city limits?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Personal Injury for Ohio on
Answered on Apr 17, 2019
Joseph Jaap's answer
You could ask them not to do that. Or you could talk to their parents or call the police and file a report. But depending on the age of the kids, they might retaliate in some way.

Q: How do I proceed with signing up for a law apprenticeship in Los Angeles California Are any attorney’s accepting stude

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Tax Law for California on
Answered on Apr 16, 2019
Bruce Alexander Minnick's answer
Although you have mentioned several legal terms commonly used in the legal profession, this is not a legal question; it is a personal question involving education.

You might want to use Google to locate one or more law firms or other places that might offer the kinds of educational services you are looking for.

Q: can I sue for medical malpractice a wound that won't heal due to the negligence of hospital staff over 40 years ago?

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for California on
Answered on Apr 15, 2019
William John Light's answer
You are well past the statute of limitations for something that happened 40 years ago. In California, a medical malpractice lawsuit must be filed no later than three years after the date of injury or one year after the plaintiff discovers, or through the use of reasonable diligence should have discovered, the injury (whichever occurs first). Code of Civil Procedure section 340.5. leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displaySection.xhtml?lawCode=CCP§ionNum=340.5

It is possible...

Q: can power of attorney be appointed to a lawyer by the spouse of someone who is already in a coma.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Texas on
Answered on Apr 15, 2019
Ross Diamond III's answer
A power of attorney by a comatose person would be invalid.

Q: I am being sued from an accident do they have the right to subpoena my medical records without my permission

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 15, 2019
Ross Diamond III's answer
The plaintiff in the case does have a right to issue subpoenas for your medical records, particularly those that relate to the accident. They can probably also obtain records covering all treatment you have had for a year or two before the accident. Your attorney can object and ask for a court ruling as to any records that are not relevant to the case.

Q: I live in Ca. & my dghtr, (w/our leashed Puppy), rang a d/bell & was greeted by a pitbull taking our dogs neck swinging

2 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Personal Injury for California on
Answered on Apr 15, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info needed.

what were you doing at the house?

were you invited?

trick or treating?...........selling girl scout cookies.....

in other words were you invited there?

i would contact an accident lawyer in your community for guidance.

Q: I unfortunately was in a 3 car head on collision. I was Injured beyound repair. 3 attorneys later 0 action. I’m livid.?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Texas on
Answered on Apr 15, 2019
Daniel John Christensen's answer
I am sorry to hear about your experience. Like any profession, there are good attorneys and bad attorneys. Without knowing the situation, I cannot promise you that I can help you, however, I am happy to review your case and let you know. I will not give you false promises. Good news or bad news, I will tell it like I see it. Feel free to call DC Law at 512-220-1800. Either way, I wish you the best of luck.

Q: I recently filled my perscription. After taking approx 80 percent I noticed the wrong name in script

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Family Law for Tennessee on
Answered on Apr 15, 2019
Timur Akpinar's answer
You could consult with a Tennessee attorney as to the merits of such a case. The attorney would likely want to know the injuries you suffered, particularly if there was permanence. Based on the damages at hand, you and your attorney could discuss whether it would be viable to pursue the matter.

Tim Akpinar

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