Doctor/nurse came and said I was septic. I told them point blank I wanted to leave, and I would sign my release paperwork. That is when they said sepsis can be fatal. I didnt not think I was.I would have left to get a 2nd opion. So I still declined. That is when they said that is I left my... Read more »
You could initially try to see if the insurance carrier will assist you. Contact your insurance carrier and ask them to work with you to review the file in terms of the timeline of events, your symptoms, and other relevant issues. If they will work with you and review the hospital's bills for...Read more »
This is really something you should discuss with a Mississippi attorney, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a general matter, you'd be entitled to economic and non-economic losses. Economic losses would cover you for damages on which you could place a dollar figure, such as lost...Read more »
If you have not already done so, contact your homeowner's insurance carrier to report the claim. The insurance company should defend the case and will employ a Mississippi lawyer to advise you on your liability.
One approach might be to film the overflow of relevant drains during a heavy rainstorm to show that they are not functioning as designed (possibly because of being blocked by debris). If town officials saw this, it's possible they could look into allocating resources to look further into the...Read more »
You need to get with an attorney ASAP, as this is a premises liability law suit and wrongful death action, and certain steps need to be followed to gather as much information on the front end as possible. Feel free to reach out to any attorney on here by clicking the contact information next to...Read more »
I was fired for allegedly falsifying documents which was untrue. This got really ugly. They intimidated me.harassed me and lied and defamed my character to discourage my law suit. Am I eligible to file an action against them
You may be able to; however, it will depend on when you were injured, the type of employer, and whether the employer had worker's compensation coverage. I would strongly encourage you to reach out to an attorney ASAP, as there is only a set amount of time to initiate an action. Feel free to...Read more »
It sounds like you are definitely entitled to worker's compensation. My recommendation would be to get in touch with an attorney ASAP so that you do not miss out on benefits. Feel free to reach out to any attorney on here, as most of us offer free consultations.
This hotel gave out details of my stay to someone claiming to be me. This person went to the hotel with my debit card number, said someone committed fraud using the card and the hotel proceeded to give this person details of my stay including my room number, receipts and also gave this person... Read more »
It depends how the injury occurred among several other factors. Contact a MS personal injury attorney listed on this site for answers, and do so quickly as there is a time limit on when you can bring a claim of as short as one year.
My fiance' complained of back pain for months and the prison doctors just gave him moltrin and suggested that he lose weight. After not receiving the accurate diagnosis or treatment, he is now in the prison hospital ward in a wheel chair and barely able to feel his feet. He states that the... Read more »
Likely it won't be doable but for best read on it contact the Miss.Civil Liberties Union, ask for their prison rights group, ask them for the names and contact info for their "cooperating attoenys," most of who will give you a free consult.
Generally, a landlord has certain duties that they owe to their tenants, such as making the unit habitable, maintaining it, etc.; however, as a tenant, there are certain things that you may be responsible for doing if there are issues with the unit. You will need to consult with an attorney who can...Read more »
Sheriffs vehicle pulled onto hwy in front of us, we were traveling approx 50 mph, and we hit him. I had xrays done at ER bc of leg pain & numbness in knee. Xrays showed no breaks but dr took note of those injuries plus a knot on my back but said I was prob just severely bruised. However after 4... Read more »
From the facts presented, it looks as though your potential claim falls within the statute of limitations. The issue that you may have is overcoming the Mississippi Tort Claims Act, which shields municipalities and political subdivisions from claims under particular circumstances. As this is time...Read more »
I had a Ms policy and have already been giving the full amount of the policy that the person who wrecked Into me held. Now my own personal insurance company is trying to offset the amount and owe nothing because they are protected under Ms tort law for UM. My question is let’s say the policy is... Read more »
This formula caused serious injury and death to many babies.I now have end stage renal disease and also serious mental disorder.I wanted to know if their are any legal actions I may take against the makers of this product now that I am an adult. This formula was made in 1978-1979 by a company... Read more »
It would have to be proven that your renal failure was caused by the formula and no other product, through expert testimony. I don't see it, and then there's the statute of limitations issue, but for you to have some closure why not contact an attorney in your area that offers free...Read more »
The money was part of an insurance settlement from an accident. Per the attorney, the money was owed to a health care provider but when I spoke with a representative from the insurance company, they stated there was no money owed to them. I asked the law office to send me a copy of the statement... Read more »
I used the restroom. The toilet did not flush completely. I tried to flush it again. I realized it wasn't filling up. I then took the lid off to see if the stopper was in the hole. It was. When I replaced the lid, it cut my finger. I told the cashier what happened. When I returned... Read more »
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