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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Kentucky on
Q: I've had my spinal fluids sold,situation is what I can explain is like a reality TV show ran by ex girlfriend whatdoido

Having your consciousness uploaded online decoded by algorithms to speech, interfaced to 2 virtual reality stadiums, and one Facebook studio. The general public was able to log in to the one (incases the other) These people wrote there own code like a platform then connected this to me to this is... View More

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Jan 21, 2024

I'm truly sorry to hear about the distressing situation you've described. It sounds like a severe invasion of privacy and potential criminal activity. In such complex and unusual circumstances, it's crucial to take immediate action to protect your rights and well-being.

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1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: What can I do about a nurse practitioner prescribing azithromycin for what they thought was a stomach parasite?

My toddler went to visit a Kroger little clinic for a stomach ache and diarrhea that continued past a week. Woke up the next morning with a nose bleed, so we took her to the Emergency, where no one understood why she was prescribed azithromycin.

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on Dec 13, 2023

Where a health care provider

breaches the standard of care

and the breach causes harm, there may be a medical malpractice case.

Medical malpractice means that a health care provider violated the standard of care. A bad outcome is not enough. Another health care provider...
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2 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: I would like to know what kind of tests show steroid injection damage.

When I lived in Illinois I saw a pain management specialist in Illinois that gave me various Caudal Steroid Injection with a shot in the tailbone. When I moved to Kentucky I saw a different pain management specialist and I also got a Caudal Steroid Injection from that person. Since it was... View More

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answered on Dec 6, 2023

To determine the extent of damage caused by a caudal steroid injection, various diagnostic tests can be utilized. Common tests include MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging), which can provide detailed images of the spine and surrounding tissues, and an EMG (Electromyography), which tests the electrical... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: I would like to know what kind of tests show steroid injection damage.

When I lived in Illinois I saw a pain management specialist in Illinois that gave me various Caudal Steroid Injection with a shot in the tailbone. When I moved to Kentucky I saw a different pain management specialist and I also got a Caudal Steroid Injection from that person. Since it was... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Dec 11, 2023

Damage could show up on MRIs (and possibly other tests), but this is really a question for a medical professional, not an attorney. Your other question about med mal SOLs - yes, there are statutes of limitations. A Kentucky attorney should advise there, but you posted a week ago. If you're... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: I rent my house have been here three years. I fell in my driveway how much compensation can I get.
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Nov 14, 2023

A Kentucky attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. There is no universal answer. It could depend on the seriousness of your injuries. I hope you're okay, but that is an element of determining money damages. It can also depend on how you fell, whether it was... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: ? about asbestos worked at railroad in ky my lungs are shot ppl i worked with got settlements i had already left there
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 3, 2023

A Kentucky attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It isn't clear if you have an attorney on the matter. The people you mention working with may have signed up with law firms. You could reach out to law firms that handle asbestos litigation. Most of the firms... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Domestic Violence for Kentucky on
Q: what kind of attorney do I need if I've delt with physical, emotional, and sexual abuse

i am now disabled due to contracting hiv from my ex of 18 yrs

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answered on Aug 31, 2023

If you've experienced physical, emotional, and sexual abuse and are seeking legal assistance, it's important to consult with an attorney who specializes in handling cases related to personal injury and abuse. Specifically, you might want to consider reaching out to a Personal Injury... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: Walmart injury

Kid hit head on a misplaced display rack that was sticking out in toy section. We didn't go to doctor. Walmart was very rude and not helpful when it came to filing claim and trying to talk to management. Walmart offered 500 dollars. The negligence of the display is worth more than that to me.... View More

Matthew Stapleton
Matthew Stapleton
answered on May 23, 2023

This would be a premises liability case against walmart for having an unsafe condition on their property. If there was not any medical treatment it will be hard to prove any kind of substantial injury. Unless there was some kind of large cut or significant scarring, without any treatment it will... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: Can I sue for medical malpractice? What would I need to do to start the legal process?

In January my mother was admitted to the hospital for pneumonia and COPD exacerbation. After a couple of days, she seemed to be doing better and was no longer requiring the use of the BIPAP machine, which changed quickly, and we were never told why. We were told that she was end stage COPD they had... View More

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on Apr 1, 2023

What you outline is a potential medical malpractice case. An expert medical doctor would have to review the records to determine if the doctors/hospital acted below the standard of care and if that malpractice led to her death. Additionally, you will have to discuss with attorneys whether, due to... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: I have not heard from my attorney.

About five months ago, I heard from the paralegal, telling me my attorney was standing before the judge and would be waiting to get a trial date. I have not heard from them since and they will not return my phone call, is this normal? If they dropped my case, I would certainly hear from them... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Mar 10, 2023

A Kentucky attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. At this point, you could send a short note asking for an update. No one here would know whether they dropped your claim. But if that was the case, most law firms would send client a letter to the effect that they... View More

3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: How do I change lawyers in a personal injury suit?

I was in an accident over a year ago and hired a lawyer the same day. However they haven't done anything at all for me including file any suit and I'd like to fire them and hire a different firm but I'm not sure how that works?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Feb 16, 2023

Simply NOtify the first lawyer inWriting that you are terminating his services and ask him to send the file to the lawyer you are hiring.

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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Civil Litigation and Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: If I have a basketball goal sitting in our grass by the road and someone driving by hits it is it our fault?

When he hit it he diddnt stop at first and the goal was hooked to his van and when he dragged it he also hit our mailbox with it but now he is saying it's our fault for the goal being that close to road and he isn't paying for it

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 2, 2023

No. It is the drivers fault. Report it as a hit and run.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: I was wondering, can someone sue a party, even if they put themselves in a situation where injury could occur?

I was watching some videos and was curious if person A could sue person B even if person A put themselves in a situation that they knew could possibly put them at risk of injury.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Nov 20, 2022

A Kentucky attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It sounds like you are talking about the legal defense known as "assumption of risk." It depends on the particular circumstances. On cases where the defense is raised, the conditions can be fact-specific. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Kentucky on
Q: I had to go back to the Dr to have a second biopsy done it was supposed to have been a punch biopsy. But he walks in the

Room scalpel in hand and starts cutting away no disinfectant no lidocaine didn't ask me if it was ok to do it that way. Now I'm having panic attacks when ever I go to the Dr. Was it legal for him to do it that way without letting me decide. He was aggrivated because me and my doctor... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Nov 5, 2022

A Kentucky attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. You could reach out to med mal attorneys in your state to try to arrange a free initial consult. If they felt that further review was warranted, they could discuss your file with a medical professional. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: Tetracycline antibiotic tooth discoloration lawsuit, is there any way to get compensation for expensive tooth repair
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 14, 2024

A Kentucky attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. At this point, one option is to reach out to law firms to try to set up a free initial consultation. It would be difficult for attorneys to evaluate without additional details. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Kentucky on
Q: I need advise on where to look/how to proceed.

Here's what's going on with me. I've gotten multiple caudal injections inserted through the tailbone. When I moved to Kentucky I got a Caudal injection that was injected as a transforaminal/interlaminar injection. I experienced improvement for maybe a week and then more problems... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jan 24, 2024

A Kentucky attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. It sounds like you are trying to make a medical determination or diagnosis. This could be something that medical professionals could advise on, as what you describe appears to involve a medical opinion. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Kentucky on
Q: My daughter was misdiagnosed as just being obese thus having a fat cyst when it was actually an 8cm tumor. Actionable?

She ended up having a part of her reproductive system removed as a result of this misdiagnosis from the surgeon but the time OBGYN caught it. We knew it was a tumor when we had the appointment from the ER, went there for a consult for surgery.

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on Jan 22, 2024

It may be malpractice. 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. Consult with experienced attorneys in the state where this occurred.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Kentucky on
Q: In a situation where if I can not find someone to represent me I'm a dead man. Human rights, will have to be signed over

Extream stalking harrassement, terror network contractors son is dating my ex. Everything they done was shared via www.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 16, 2024

What is your question?

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1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: What are my options concerning my neighbors dog barking excessively every night. Local police dept will not do anything

I live in an apartment and there is a noise ordinance about dogs barking excessively however no one with the authority to address this issue will respond. Property mgr will not deal with it and local police dept will not come out when I call to make a complaint. This is violating my rights as well... View More

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 26, 2023

Unfortunately, history tells us your best option is to just move to avoid the frustrations of nothing being done.

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant and Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: How do I find a landlord tenant personal injury lawyer for Richmond. Madison County KY.
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 18, 2023

A Kentucky attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Some of your options include searching on your own online, using the Find a Lawyer tab above, and looking into referral sections of bar associations. Good luck

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