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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Texas on
Q: Do lawsuits expire? Is this sometimes we will have to deal with?

My bf was involved in a car accident two years ago. It was his fault. No injuries to either party. The other driver actually cancelled his police call, but we called them anyways. The insurance paid for the car. He was sued by them 6 months ago right before everything closed down . From what I have... Read more »

Daniel John Christensen
Daniel John Christensen answered on Jul 10, 2020

Assuming car wreck occurred in Texas, you have two years from date of accident to file lawsuit and to protect your rights. Hire legal counsel as soon as possible if you have not already done so.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: If my apartment complex owners hired council before they’ve been served could it mean they want to settle?

I had a question and wanted to get your opinion on it. I found mold in my apartment complex about two months ago and it damaged over $19K worth of stuff and affected me and my family health wise. We’ve been going back and forth with my the apartments insurance company and I finally decided to... Read more »

Daniel John Christensen
Daniel John Christensen answered on Jul 10, 2020

No. More likely than not, if they were to settle this can be done by the adjuster without the insurance company having to incur the added expense of counsel. Hire legal counsel as soon as possible if you have not already done so.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: I slipped and fell at wing stop. I sued the insurance company for my damages and suffering. But I had extra damages that

I live in Texas

Nomaan K. Husain
Nomaan K. Husain answered on Jun 24, 2020

In Texas if you have already sued a person or company for damages arising from an accident then you are usually barred from suing the same person and company again. In your case, if your case is still pending then you can amend your petition and add other damages. However, if you case has been... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Communications Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Neighbor tempering jamming my security system and using electricity to transmit better from my camera system I have proo

Neighbor using electricity to transmit and receive data new technology to my camera system. I have proof on video.

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Jun 6, 2020

Consider building a "Faraday Cage" around your electronics to prevent unwanted interference from outside electromagnetic waves. A modern approach is to use EMF shielding paint... it is even available on Amazon.

Warning: Totally blocking external electromagnetic waves in your...
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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: Ongoing surgeries due to car accident

A family member had a car accident. He had major injuries/loss that will require ongoing surgeries. There was a settlement and subrogation is over. Will his health insurance deny coverage of future surgeries and come after the settlement money? He is also going to be switching insurance due to... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jun 3, 2020

A Texas attorney could advise best, as these types of claims could involve state law, but your post remains open for two weeks. As a general matter, the question of whether they would come after settlement money could depend on the wording of any releases, and other terms and conditions of the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: My employer refused to pay my last check under some made up circumstances. What are my options

He lied about fees and charges until he made up an advance pay that I never received or requested or signed for. I have all emails and texts where he had payroll and HR involved in the scam. All the time knowing I have a medical condition where stress is not recommend. He is out of state Indiana

Kyle Anderson
Kyle Anderson answered on Jun 3, 2020

Federal law requires an employer pay its employees at least the minimum wage for all hours worked. However, certain advances may be taken out of an employees' check and not result in a minimum wage violation. I would reach out to an employment law attorney in your state for a consultation and... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Texas on
Q: Buenas tardes , quisiera saber como me puedo asesorar para demandar una compañia que me despidió injustificadamente
S. Michael Graham
S. Michael Graham answered on May 18, 2020

Hola Me LLamo Michael Graham. Si puedo llamar mi officina es mejor. No hablo mucho espanol. Si tiene una persona qua habla English para eusted es mas mejor. Gracias.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury and Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Is is it legal for an officer to use their vehicle to stop a motorcycle from fleeing?

A few years back there was a cop who slammed into my brother in order to keep him from getting away. My brother didnt file a lawsuit because he was afraid they would keep him incarcerated longer. But now he suffers from really bad headaches and was recently diagnosed with arthritis in his neck and... Read more »

Hon. Richard W. B. Davis
Hon. Richard W. B. Davis answered on May 17, 2020

In Texas, it is lawful for police officers to use their vehicle to block an evading vehicle. In fact, sometimes they lay down “stop strips” in the road to pop the tires of evading vehicles.

Regarding your brother’s injuries, if it happened more than two years ago, there’s probably...
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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury, Employment Discrimination and Health Care Law for Texas on
Q: Do I have any recourse on either of these?

I was hurt late last summer as I fell/thrown off the side of a goose neck trailer. I was taken to a Concentra for a drug test not for my injury. I never went to the doctor thinking I was just bruised and also having no insurance. I also never said that my back was still hurting because of the... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on May 12, 2020

I'm sorry for your ordeal. Unfortunately, it wouldn't be treated as a personal injury case because it looks like it took place in the course of employment. In terms of no insurance, if there was workers' comp if effect, that might have covered medical expenses. A WC attorney could... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: I recently contracted scabies at a Hotel I made a formal complaint with the franchise complaints department Dr confirme

I also filed a complaint with the Texas Health Department my question is wht can I do to hold him accountable and make sure that they take responsibility forliabilities and their negligence

Patrick Daniel
Patrick Daniel answered on May 12, 2020

Some additional information would need to be known about this situation. For instance, how do you know that staying at the hotel caused the scabies? Are there others who stayed at the hotel and also contracted scabies? Also, if you immediately saw a doctor after the incident it, what did he say? It... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Civil Litigation and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: I was rearended in another state (I moved to TX in Dec). After going thru litigation my attorney withdrew from the case.

BUT.....

He filed the motion to withdraw within 30 days when I asked for more time.

The motion to withdraw date was March of this year and nobody in their right mind was traveling, I was def not going to get on an airplane and go back to that state during early February and into... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on May 7, 2020

As a general matter, attorneys can withdraw from a case and clients can dismiss their attorneys. One option you could explore is to obtain digital copies of your records and see what you could learn or accomplish in contacting other attorneys. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: I currently am working on a case similar to the one found in ex parte snow.

Support needed for the upholding of the constitution

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 21, 2020

Because of the complexity of your research, it could be difficult for a Texas attorney to advise in the brief format of this Q & A Board. That could be why the post remains open for three weeks. One option is to contact Texas attorneys directly. Although many offices are closed or not seeing... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation and Wrongful Death for Texas on
Q: My father has me as next of kin on his paperwork and all his things I’m beneficiary his job contacted sum1 else

His job contacted someone else and the hospital released his body to someone else and gave his property to some else ohh they found some random person on Facebook with his last name

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 17, 2020

I'm very sorry for your loss, and the way it was further compounded by the handling of this matter. It looks like the person who could best help you clear things up before they get further out of hand with your father's property being improperly distributed to strangers would be a Texas... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: are retailers required to call 911 for injured customers? make police report? get medical assistance?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 15, 2020

This may not necessarily be codified in the form of state or municipal laws. But as a GENERAL legal premise throughout the nation, it is an issue that would likely be raised by a plaintiff attorney in terms of the liability of the owner or operator of the premises - emergency response training for... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for Texas on
Q: She was not my real mother switch at birth but it a mess

I was lyed to for years about who I really am there only a marriage license that I have to and remember giving birth to four kids and the other I dont but have flash back

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 13, 2020

I'm sorry for your rough situation. A Texas attorney would be able to advise best, but your post remains open for a week. This could be the type of thing that eats up money in investigating, with no guaranteed results - maybe you could see if the Texas Health & Human Services Vital... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Real Estate Law for Texas on
Q: Can the manager at a mobile home park legally carry on your house and put it in the dumpster was no warn notice at all

You see I had a fire they knew I was going to save the last quarter of the house to rebuild a tiny home the the manager came of the bobcat tore it down and put it in the trash do I have any recourse for that

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 3, 2020

I'm sorry for your ordeal. It could depend on the park's polices, and the extent of fire damages in the remaining portion of the structure. One option is to see if a Texas attorney would offer a free or brief, low-cost consult to assess the matter. Before starting to shell out money to... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: I was placed at fault in an accident. Driver has no license, and even admitted fault in a text message weeks later.

I was in a bicycle accident recently involving a car who ran a red light, hitting me on my side and sending me to the emergency room. The police placed ME at fault. This guy had no license, and just recently texted me admitting fault.. Weeks later after the police had already filed their report.... Read more »

Rahlita D. Thornton
Rahlita D. Thornton answered on Mar 31, 2020

It’s going to depend on the substance of his text and what the witness has to say. As a cyclist myself I empathize with you. I’m willing to discuss it with you on a call tomorrow. 888-343-4529.?

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Nursing Home Abuse and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: I need a good lawyer in Dallas Tx. for alot of nursing home abuse/neglect including sexual crimes...
Deandra M Grant
Deandra M Grant answered on Mar 26, 2020

Are you trying to file criminal charges? File a civil lawsuit? Your question is not clear.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: I was injured I am an independent contractor with a food delivery company and covered by the personal injury insurance

Should I get an attorney this is a occupational injury not working comp I'm now required to get knee surgery

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Mar 24, 2020

You should contact a Texas personal injury attorney without delay. Two weeks have elapsed and you shouldn't lose further time, because you must first determine (1.) if your injuries are covered by insurance (hopefully they are), (2.) what type of insurance coverage they would fall under if... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: i was wrongfully detained and treated. like a common criminal and owe the city $600 for trying to report attack. 4 suspe
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Mar 21, 2020

I am not sure of your exact question. Were you charged with a criminal offense?

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