My brother had 2 difficult rounds of chemo after a cancer diagnosis. Alongside rigorous cancer treatment, he was prescribed Xanax. Some studies have shown there to be links between suicidal thoughts as a side effect of Xanax. Could a case be made that his prescription and use of Xanax could’ve... View More
For your sister-in-law to be eligible for life insurance benefits there are a couple things you'd need to know. First, do you know if your brother had a life insurance policy? For his widow to receive life insurance benefits, there would...View More
He told me despite trying both arms he was just going to “unplug” me because they weren’t getting any plasma from me. He turned off the machine, and immediately after, another worker standing by realized he had turned off my machine before giving me any of my blood back. They hadn’t... View More
I have a voice recording of the doctor that said he was going to pay for my medical bills from this point on. He did plastic surgery on me and it didn't go right and now I've submitted my bills to him and he's not paying them I need help.
A Utah attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. It's difficult for attorneys to reach out to you - you would need to reach to them. In addition to your own searches, there's a tab above, Find a Lawyer. State and local bar associations also have attorney...View More
My friends mother was staying at an assisted living center until this past February when she tragically passed away due to lack of oxygen from choking on some food she was eating for lunch. They did not check on her for 40-45 mins after lunch when they located her on the ground in her room. This... View More
A Utah attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. I'm very sorry for you and your friend's loss. You ask for someone to please advise. Your friend's best option would be to consider reaching out to attorneys to discuss in greater detail. Law firms that...View More
did not assess me at all at the site of the crash despite having a obvious head injury, forced me to stand up immediately after being trapped upside down in the vehicle with major intrusion into the cab from the roof, used the backboard that they had with them to cover a barbed wire fence so that I... View More
A Utah attorney who is familiar with standard operating procedures and protocols followed by first responders in such situations could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. To make a meaningful assessment, an attorney would likely need to know the EMS crew's account of events....View More
A Utah attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. There wasn't a question here, but if you are interested in using small claims courts, most unified statewide court systems include online resources for small claims court. Their resources for the public generally...View More
A Utah attorney could advise best, as this is something that could be governed by state health care and privacy laws. But you await an answer for four weeks. As a general matter, without regard to jurisdiction, it could depend on the terms in any kind of informed consent documents you signed, the...View More
My wife is has a civil commitment under the care of the Utah State Hospital has been assaulted three times by the same patient and now today i learned the on of the hospital staff has broken her ribs and they are doing nothing to treat her. What should i do to remove her from the situation
I'm sorry for your heartbreaking situation. Your question remains open for four weeks and you don't need anyone to tell you to contact a Utah attorney to discuss this dire situation. I can't speak for public facilities in Utah, but please be aware that as a general rule in many...View More
You are only compensated for what did happen, not what could have happened. If you had a brain injury that was made worse by their failure to diagnose and treat, yes; if the damage had been done before they examined you and the delay made no difference no. Get your comp attorney to recommend some...View More
I live in utah and currently have no health insurance. I broke my jaw and ended up in the emergency room to get my mouth wired shut for 6 weeks. I was given some cutters to cut the wires by the nurse who discharged me in case I needed to vomit so I would not aspirate and die. 3 weeks in I got... View More
You need to talk to a dentist. Get on medical Assistance if you aren't on it, and see that dentist.
Contact a member of the Nevada Justice Association as to any potential case you may have. They give free consultations.
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