answered on Jul 3, 2022
Any potential claim against a governmental entity and/or its employees, such as a town, county, the state, a police department, a board of education and many others requires that a Notice of Claim be filed with the proper agent for the receipt of the said notice, within 90 days of the event.... Read more »
Even if procecutor or judge says you will do time if you lied?
answered on Aug 31, 2022
I can't answer this question; this is not a question about any aspect of an appeal.
I need to confirm if my sister-in-law is eligible to be a co-plaintiff in a wrongful death suit with me and my two siblings. Our mother tragically passed away in June 2020 after three weeks at a healthcare facility. Our mother had four children, but lost a son in 2018, so we are three remaining... Read more »
answered on Apr 23, 2022
I need advice.. My Father passed away on February 1. He had health conditions but his death was unexpected. Mid-January he had a nephrostomy done. The hospital refused him anesthesia for it because a COVID test was not done then gave him a fentanyl drip instead. I think the effects from this is... Read more »
answered on Feb 27, 2022
I'm very sorry for the loss of your father. For your question as to whether to pursue, that's a personal decision and it could additionally hinge on whether a law firm identifies the basis for a medical malpractice claim - that generally involves the input of an opinion from a medical... Read more »
Untrained nurse who did not know how to work the machine my father was hooked up too. And no doctor working that floor on Sunday and my father's heart stopped so they say. They had a meeting after he passed probably to figure out what to say . My mom didn't want to pursue she was too hurt... Read more »
answered on Feb 24, 2021
As you know the statute of limitations for wrongful death is two years. Chances are she won't get the medical records in time. Without looking at the medical records, it is unlikely an attorney will take the case, However for your own knowledge I suggest you call an attorney who handles such... Read more »
She had surgery and was sent back to the nursing home, stable but with a PICC line for 6 weeks of antibiotics. She developed a med allergy at the nursing home and the doctor discontinued the antibiotics after 1 week. He did not do bloodwork or give her another antibiotic. She died 3 weeks later of... Read more »
answered on Nov 5, 2020
Yes it sounds like you have a good law suit, but of course more information would need to be known to determine how good. I suggest you setup an appointment to meet with an experienced lawyer and bring with you all the medical records you have.
the other parent did nothing for our child. had court orded visitations and didn't show up. Didn't pay child support so I dropped it cause they had other kids an I didn't want her to go to jail. My son died an I might have a wrongfull death lawsuit. will she get half they money even... Read more »
answered on Oct 30, 2020
I am sorry to hear of your son's passing.
If he died without having made a Will (most 19 year-olds do not have a Will), then any settlement will be distributed in the way prescribed under the NJ Intestacy Statute. Under that statute, the money first goes to the parents. The takeaway... Read more »
answered on Oct 30, 2020
Hi there, I would need a lot more information before answering this question.
We're almost certain she contracted Covid in the hospital while being treated for complications from lung cancer
answered on Jun 6, 2020
If its traditional term, universal or whole life, Covid19 should not make a difference.
Person had no property in USA, left no Will and his wife did an Affidavit of Spouse in India, How we she apply for an Ad Prosequendum?
answered on Jan 1, 2020
The wife, children, and parents of the deceased do not have to be citizens of the United States to file civil wrongful claims in the United States. As long as they can provide documentation proving their relationship to the deceased if it is challenged, they can bring claims against any insurance... Read more »
The assets in question are the proceeds from a malpractice lawsuit filed on behalf of the decedent which the executor declined to file, despite likelihood of winning the suit.
answered on Jul 25, 2018
If you mean can the heir file the claim, yes if within the immediate family. Why not contact a member of the NJ Assn for Justice who handles malpractice--they give free consultations. If you need the names of some, feel free to call me.
answered on Feb 14, 2018
The easiest recourse is against the person who used the gun, but generally they don't have any money to pay you. That being said you don't know until you try and other parties may have also been responsible.
answered on Feb 2, 2018
Contact a member of the NJ Assn for Justice. Understand if it was a murder, chances are it will not make sense to sue the person that did it, unless someone else is involved, because there will be no money to get at the end from which to pay the lawyer--people that murder usually don't have... Read more »
Do I have to pay 111,000 Medicaid paid for her in nursing home I am her daughter
answered on Jan 18, 2018
you don't--if there is a claim, which there may not be, it would be part of the case settlement.
Was getting full disability at 60 yrs old was told if on disability I won’t have to pay Medicaid back for her time in nursing home is that true
answered on Jan 17, 2018
Best to ask your lawyer who is handeling your case as that lawyer will know your exact situation.
answered on Jan 15, 2018
Your feelings of a world upside down are natural. Unfortunately you can only sue someone if a) they can be identified and b) there is a reason to believe you will ever see anything out of it.
At this time cooperate with the police. If they can find someone, then at that point you can... Read more »
My father died in a car crash in NJ. The estate lawyer already received the money from the wrongful death claim he filed. I am a child from my father's previous marriage, I am 30. He was remarried and there is another child from that marriage. Am I entitled to a portion of the assets recovered... Read more »
answered on Jan 12, 2018
Yes and you should be listed as a beneficiary or potential heir with the estate.
answered on Dec 21, 2017
Yes you can sue in civil court, but time limitations may apply so don't wait to hire a lawyer.
I'm involved in that the money will be used to pay my debts - how do I avoid that?
answered on Oct 9, 2017
Talk to your lawyer. If you don't have one, contact a member of the NJ Assn for Justice--they give free consults. Only Medicare and certain other entities have claims that can lead to "liens" against your law suit proceeds, and in general these cannot exceed 50% of your recover... Read more »
911 operator in police dept mishandled call, which led to incorrect medical response with no urgency
answered on Jun 30, 2017
Would be governed by the tort claims act; contact a member of the NJ Assn for Justice in your area--they give free consults. I believe it's two years; there are notice requirements (90 days I believe, but there are ways notice is "deemed."). Get the free consult.
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