Wrongful death suit in state of mo.
Over 18 at time of marriage to biological father, therefore not adopted
Listed in stepmothers will as her children
answered on Feb 27, 2023
No. If not legally adopted they would not be considered a child.
answered on May 20, 2022
That depends on a lot of factors. All I can say at this point is it's possible.
Last april a man driving without a license, without insurance, in an truck he’d had for nearly a month without registering it properly turned left into oncoming traffic. He struck and killed a man and seriously injured a woman on a motorcycle. Even with prior charges in another state for driving... Read more »
answered on Feb 15, 2022
I'm so very sorry for your loss. In rare circumstances, it is possible to seek damages from the state itself (e.g., police and others acting as its agents). This is called the public duty doctrine, and its application depends on the particular statutes/court cases of a particular state. Under... Read more »
I have done a lot of research on my family's behalf and we all feel that my father was a victim of unethical practice that led to his untimely passing at only 58 years of age. We would like to discuss our situation and hopefully pursue a favorable plan of action to give my father the proper... Read more »
answered on Aug 20, 2021
A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. I'm very sorry for your family's loss. In terms of steps you could take, the most productive would be to see if you could set up a consult with a law firm. If you have medical records, those would be helpful.... Read more »
Then she presented a death certificate showing she was cremated. The sister finally got out of old folks home and everyone shocked shes alive. All this over 2000 acres of land.
answered on May 19, 2021
If the facts are anywhere near what I think you are stating, then the Sister may have several causes of action. She will need a very competent MO attorney to search the titles to the entire 2000 acres first. The present owners and tax histories could be horrible. Hopefully the Sister is... Read more »
To change out aortic valve they just put in for a smaller one and then there was blockages? She had catheraztion on both sides before surgery? I truely feel they messed up from beginning?
answered on Feb 24, 2021
To answer requires a review of the medical records. Contact a member of the Missouri Assn for Justice who handles medical carelessness cases. However at her age with a cardiac situation it may be difficult to prove that it was carelessness as opposed to her body not reacting well to surgery, as... Read more »
To change out aortic valve they just put in for a smaller one and then there was blockages? She had catheraztion on both sides before surgery? I truely feel they messed up from beginning? My question is ' Is the consideration malpractice for mis diagnoses? And she unfortunately died by... Read more »
answered on Feb 8, 2021
I so sorry to hear about your mother. Medical malpractice cases are complicated and difficult. A full gathering of the facts and thorough review of the medical records will be necessary to asses whether you would have a strong wrongful death suit. Most attorneys in the field work on a... Read more »
About a month later I had to rush her to the animal hospital for kidney failure, I had to put her to sleep and it’s devastated me and my family . She was only 5, great health and had a good home and we all loved her. This happened about a month ago so I’ve been trying to get over her passing.... Read more »
answered on Jan 5, 2021
I'm sorry to hear about your puppy. You posted on a legal page but didn't ask a specific legal question.
If you are wanting to sue the vet, but I doubt you'll find that to be a very good option unless you paid many thousand of dollars for the puppy, our willing to spend... Read more »
Poplar bluff Missouri case
answered on Sep 3, 2020
My grandma had known copd and was just recently diagnosed with lung cancer. We were looking at a few years left with her. At her doctor appointment on monday the nurse took her vitals but spent an unusually long amount if time trying to change her oxygen level reading. Before she stood in front of... Read more »
answered on Apr 24, 2020
Contact a member of the Mo. Assn for Justice/Mo. Trial Lawyers assn that handles medical negligence cases. The problem is that a person that is bringing a case has to show that but for the mistake the person who died would have lived. That is sometimes very difficult, especially if the person has... Read more »
I let the investigating officer know that the driver had no insurance, and provided my sons insurance info to them. The prosecutor says there is nothing in the reports about her having no insurance. Now, the prosecutor is saying the statute of limitations has passed, and she will not get a ticket.... Read more »
answered on Sep 20, 2019
I'm so sorry for the loss of your son, and for your question remaining open for four weeks. At this point, maybe you could contact an attorney or investigator in Missouri to retrieve the file and review it. With sympathy, good luck
answered on Aug 11, 2019
There is no way for anyone in this forum to know.
my parents were electrocuted 40 years ago and I want to know can I sue the PG&e because where the lines were and how the pole fell onto the main power line
answered on Jun 24, 2019
It's terrible what happended to your parents but if the incident happened in Missouri you are way past the statute of limitations. A California attorney would need to advise you on the statute of limitations in California but I suspect it is far shorter than 40 years.
The individual that is at fault for an accident did not have enough insurance (underinsured). This person is not listed as the owner of the vehicle, his wife is, and she is not included on the insurance policy. Can she be sued as the owner? Also, the driver was driving on a suspended license, which... Read more »
answered on Jun 19, 2019
We would need to know more facts in order to potentially bring a negligent entrustment case as well. Do you have underinsurance?
affairs but now I want to sue for wrongful death. Two years have past. Am I too late?
answered on Jan 8, 2019
I believe you have three years. Contact a member of the Mo. Trial Lawyers Assn in the county where it happened--they give free consults. If you need names, give me a call.
In 2017 my family was informed that my sons father had been arrested and allegedly committed suicide while in police custody. He was put in a holding cell and the door was left open because. he was the only inmate in the jail that day. Police said he left the holding cell went into a dark area in... Read more »
answered on Aug 21, 2018
Hard to tell without knowing what an autopsy showed or would show. However your son and the immediate family of the son's father would be the people to seek any claim. Best bet is to call the Missouri Civil Liberties Union, ask for the names of any "cooperating attorneys " who work on prison cases.
father worked at ab brewery in 1969.back then it was common practice to allow them to drink on the job he did that day and never made it home
answered on Apr 3, 2018
Most likely the claim would be barred by the statute of limitations, but you should contact an attorney who practices personal injury law in Missouri to discuss this further.
My husband and I own a farm in Perryville, MO. Our neighboring farmer shot and killed our shepherd dog when it roamed onto his farm and started barking at his cows. He did not alert out farm hands about the problem; instead he shot the dog and never told us. Our farm hands later found the dog dead... Read more »
answered on Mar 20, 2018
Basically a violation of game laws & or laws on killing animals if any. You can only recover for the value of the dog based on sale price for a dog that age.
My husband and I have a civil case against us. My husband was only protecting himself in our home. He was found not guilty of anything criminally. I used everything I had to hire a lawyer to take the criminal case. I need help and can't find it. There was no home owners insurance at the time.... Read more »
answered on Mar 13, 2018
First, if you have homeowners that should cover you and they would get you an attorney for the case. Second, talk to a bankruptcy attorney. Also if the intruder was slain with a weapon there are Second Amendment legal foundations that will sometimes help.
https://www.saf.org/... Read more »
Actually, It was a gun shot wound to the temple. But Thank You for the response. We just find it hard to believe that an officer or emergency personnel did not realize the type of wound.. Even after laying in the hospital for two hours unresponsive before realizing it was a bullet wound is really... Read more »
answered on Nov 15, 2017
It depends on the scene. If they tripped and struck their head, no. However you can't compel a police department or DA to investigate something.
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