A local attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Try to arrange a free consult with a law firm - your child probably can pursue rights if there is a valid claim - however, each jurisdiction is different in how it handles the infant's award. Nationwide, courts...View More
I gave birth in May of 22. It was a planned c-section. After c-sections nurses are supposed to come and press on your stomach to make sure you don't form a clot in your uterus. My nurses didn't do this, and I formed a blood clot that caused me to hemorrhage pretty badly. I believe it was... View More
Yes there is a potential case. Medical malpractice means that a doctor violated the standard of care. A bad outcome is not enough. Another doctor would be needed to evaluate what the doctors did. Due to the nature of medical malpractice cases, the extent of your injuries may effect the...View More
I hate to give you the stock answer but it depends upon many factors. For example, what types of vehicles were involved? How many vehicles were involved? Were semi's involved? What was the weather like? Were there eyewitnesses? What type of pavement? What type of grade (was the road...View More
My mom's car about a month ago had the tire fly off and axel break. They took it to a local mechanic that said it was due to an air bubble in the bearing that's why it broke and the tire fell off. They assured her and checked that all the others were fine and didn't need fixed. This... View More
If she was injured, she should immediately contact a personal injury attorney in Allen County. If there are no injuries, the easiest thing for her to do is to make a claim with her own insurance. If the car had been serviced immediately prior to the incident and the incident can be related to the...View More
I am currently speaking and possibly seeking an attorney to hire regarding A misdiagnosis, as well as mistreatment/ discrimination that led to me almost becoming paralyzed or even possible death. I am an addict and during a long length of sobriety I had my medical history flagged to not administer... View More
Due to the nature of medical malpractice cases, most attorneys will not take on medical malpractice case unless there is significant harm caused by the malpractice (for example, what further damage was done during delay). Pain, even horrible pain, may not be sufficient for an attorney to take a...View More
I am representing myself in a personal injury lawsuit in Montgomery County Indiana. A mediation settlement agreement was reached between me and the defendant. I am unsure of what documents needs to be filed if any with the court. Thank you.
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Until you're able to consult with a local attorney as to a complete inventory of closing papers needed, one of the primary documents used nationwide to conclude settlement of a claim is a release form. A release...View More
And went to see an Attorney and we went into arbitration and I kept telling my Attorney I did not want to settle out of court and he pressured me to settle cause I didn't go to the Hospital and this whole time I live in Pain and my back and right side of my body was deeply effected I have... View More
The facts that you provide are not sufficient to provide a meaningful response. It is absolutely true that waiting two months to secure medical care is usually fatal to your claim. That said, you know the old expression "it depends."
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It depends more on the manner in which the accident occurred and how the scooter was operated. If the scooter shouldn't have been on the streets, a court could look at that point. But in general, that might...View More
Hazardous Material was easily accessible; even to children, Mental distress/ Aggravation/ negligence. This is well known to cause cancer and other bodily harm and has been well known for quite an extensive period of time. This is a public area where tens of thousands of people are known to interact... View More
You listed this question under personal injury. Please specifically state the nature of the injury that you sustained. If you are saying that you were exposed to asbestos but were unharmed, you have no cause of action as you were not "injured." There are no health risks associated with...View More
You don't give us a lot to go on so I'll begin at the beginning. Personal injury attorneys work on a contingency which means that they do not get paid unless they win. Regardless of the reason, if witnesses are claiming that you are responsible for an accident, a judge, jury, or...View More
You must be able to prove that the repair shop was responsible for placing the razor blade on your seat. That may not be easy unless you can demonstrate that you were charged for some procedure in the interior of your car that would have required or may have required use of a razor blade. You...View More
All parts of the plant are highly poisonous. If you are positive of the plant's identity, your neighbor must be a moron. Nobody would want to assume the liability for causing serious illness or death to humans and pets, irrespective of their age. If it is their property, they have a right...View More
I have a question: I was working at a local small government entity as a director. The outgoing director and I formed a strong friendship that ended with a emotionally charged discussion between us before they left. In the course of this discussion, the person said, “I hope you don’t hang... View More
At the time of the comment, you are both acting in your official capacity so Worker's Compensation would be your sole remedy. That said, Indiana's Worker's Compensation law does not recognize psychological injury so I honestly do not see any viable cause of action. I would urge you...View More
I'm representing myself in a personal injury lawsuit. I filed a motion to waive objections that defendant provided to me in their answers to my Request for a 3rd set of Interrogatories and request for Production. I discovered that i had mistakenly mismarked my exhibits and i need to fix this... View More
There is a very old saying that the individual who represents themselves has a fool for a client. I don't mean to be flippant but you are going out of your way to prove the adage. You need to hire a legal professional for the same reason that you do not drill your own teeth or paint your own...View More
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. The most reliable way to answer your question would be to reach out to med mal attorneys. You could try to arrange a free initial consult. Good luck
You should consult an employment attorney right away regarding your rights under Indiana law. You may have claims against your employer and/or a worker's compensation claim for the injuries you sustained.
I'm sorry your question remains open for two weeks on such an urgent matter. This is something that an Indiana landlord-tenant attorney would have insight into. The question was overlooked under Personal Injury and other categories. If you haven't done so already, you could reach out to a...View More
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