Neighbors dog got loose attacked my dog while I was walking him at the edge of my yard and caused me to fall and break my leg in two places. In NC is my neighbor liable for my medical bills & lost wages?
answered on Apr 10, 2023
In North Carolina, the owner of a dog that injures a person could be liable for the injured party's "damages," such as medical bills. However, there are several types of law that could be at play, and each one is a bit different. For example, the general rule under North Carolina... Read more »
I told them no, as did my husband. They breached patient autonomy and did not turn off the medication when I asked. I was badgered constantly from nurses and doctors. This happened in North Carolina.
answered on Apr 4, 2023
If you believe that a hospital performed a medical procedure without your consent or against your wishes, you may have grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. I'd be very interested in what the medical records say about what happened.
In a medical malpractice case, you would... Read more »
Hello there, so in February 2023 I had a miscarriage which started at my obgyns office-fast forward to now, I never received a follow up call/message/care and made an appointment for 3/28/23 when I went in to discuss post partum depression and to ask the Dr to fill out some hr paperwork and... Read more »
answered on Apr 2, 2023
In many cases, an ObGyn must refer a patient to a mental health practitioner who is trained and authorized to diagnose or treat postpartum. You would need to consult with an attorney who can assess whether your ObGyn did anything wrong and, if so, what you might be able to do.
As for... Read more »
Can I bring a suit against a gas station for the pump not automatically turning off when the tank was full? My wife was pumping gas and the pump didn't turn off when the tank was full. She was sitting in the car when she noticed the gas spewing out of the side. When she went to remove the... Read more »
answered on Feb 2, 2023
A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I hope your wife is okay. It sounds like it could be a difficult case because there's a possibility it could involve costly engineering examination and testing of the release mechanism in the nozzle,... Read more »
Yes!I was out patient at Astrium Health care hospital in Almareble N.C. On February 4th 2020, I had surgery on my left eye and my retina was damaged. Now it can't be repaired what can I do about it.
answered on Jan 5, 2023
It is possible to file a claim for medical negligence or malpractice in the case of a surgery that did not go as planned. Medical negligence occurs when a healthcare provider fails to provide a standard level of care, and as a result, the patient is injured or suffers harm. If you believe that you... Read more »
answered on Jan 5, 2023
It is understandable that you would be upset if you were not allowed to attend your brother's funeral. If you wish to file a grievance against the deputies, you may be able to do so through their employer, the sheriff's department. You can try contacting the department to find out more... Read more »
me. My husband and I required extensive hospital and PT. We met with mediation with our attorney. Now our attorney is saying the driver only had $50.00 accidental per person which does not cover our bills. What can we do
answered on Oct 17, 2022
A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Nationwide, auto policies often have provisions for uninsured motorist and underinsured motorist protection. Such coverages are governed by state law, in terms of their statutory requirements. Therefore, only... Read more »
The WC doctor ordered an EMG/NCS test (#1) in September, 2020 with an abnormal study indicating minimal nerve damage at my L5 nerve root which suggested a possible recovery time of 8 weeks from a slip & fall injury.
WC doctor ordered PT in October 2020 where I was placed on a Lumbar... Read more »
answered on Sep 14, 2022
Yes, an injured worker can file a separate medical malpractice claim when the doctor is not an employee of the same company. While often referred to as “WC” doctors, they usually are not employed by the company where the worker was injured or the workers’ compensation carrier.... Read more »
I'm working with an insurance company they're telling me pain and suffering is only multiplied by medical costs. Everything else I see says lost wages and medical expense past and future. "economic damages" They're offering me a ridiculously low offer that doesn't even... Read more »
answered on Sep 6, 2022
A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Until you are able to consult with a local attorney, the general rule nationwide is that pain and suffering are not bound by such formulas or ratios. People sometimes use such ratios as a rough rule of thumb,... Read more »
North Carolina. No case pending. I was bitten by a dog while working Saturday in a woman’s yard, I’m a pest control technician. I didn’t require hospital attention but was bleeding and definitely still sore. I didn’t do workman’s comp because I felt at the time it wasn’t that bad. Well... Read more »
answered on Sep 4, 2022
You have a claim against the dog owner for negligence and strict liability. Most homeowners insurance policies nowadays do not cover animal attacks unless the insured has purchased an animal attack insurance rider. Contact a North Carolina personal injury attorney for representation to get out a... Read more »
Can I sue for this?
answered on May 3, 2023
A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Many law firms would be reluctant to handle such an injury case on a contingency basis. Due to the costs of litigation, most firms seek out cases with more clear-cut damages. Good luck
She split my ear in half. It was all recorded on a ring door bell but they erased it. Can u recover the video
answered on Jan 6, 2023
These are very specific questions, but there’s no background to describe exactly what happened and to whom. You should contact a defense attorney, who can hear the story and give you advice. Most offer free consultations over the phone.
Actually Cheetos and sawdust.
answered on Oct 31, 2022
A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Yes, it's illegal virtually anywhere in the U.S. as well as being actionable under civil law. Good luck
I was sitting still in exit lane waiting to get out of the go kart. The kart coming in behind me brakes did not engage and they slammed into the back of me.
answered on Mar 16, 2022
A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It is possible; that doesn't necessarily mean a facility will automatically accept blame and offer reimbursement. It would be helpful if there was a report or some form of documentation that identified... Read more »
I walked into my local hospital ER 28 weeks pregnant. I walked in the ER doors and told the nurse my name, bday, the fact that I was 28 wks pregnant, bleeding and in pain. They were busy but she acknowledged all I said, printed out a wristband an had me sit in the waiting room for 7 hours like this... Read more »
answered on Jan 9, 2022
A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. To answer your question, you could reach out to med mal attorneys in North Carolina to discuss in detail. If a law firm felt there could be grounds for a viable case, they... Read more »
answered on Dec 13, 2021
You may. Your landlord could be negligent for either failing to maintain the property and a safe habitable condition due to a failure to perform reasonable inspections or to perform repairs within a reasonable time after being notified of of the condition of the floor.
I'm supposed to be part of the law suit. But the lawyer I hired keeps giving me a date further away when I ask about a settlement
answered on Dec 9, 2021
A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a general matter, there are delays being experienced nationwide with many types of cases, largely related to COVID. Without knowing the details of your case, as a general matter, larger multi-district... Read more »
Homeowners insurance cover this she died of an overdose
answered on Nov 19, 2021
In order to have a claim under homeowners insurance you would have to show negligence to make a claim under the liability coverage. Homeowners policies often have medical payments coverage that covers medical bills for injuries arising on the property, but I don’t frankly know whether it would... Read more »
A red light was run and the police refused to breathalyze the driver even though I requested them to. He was notably impaired. His excuse was ‘the guy was a doctor’ and he didn’t have probable cause
answered on Nov 5, 2021
In answer to your question, yes. I don't think his excuse is valid however law enforcement is not require to have each driver involved in a MVA given a breathlyzer test. Now, if you think the law enforcement really breached his duties, then you can assert a complaint with his supervisor or... Read more »
answered on Aug 12, 2021
Yes you have a case against the store that employed the assailant, if he had a history of violence and the store knew or should’ve known before they hired him. Retain counsel in your state to represent you on a contingency fee basis, which means you don’t pay anything unless you win.
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