The law of the state where it happened governed. You want to speak with an attorney who handles wrongful death and survival cases , and the attorney should be a member of the state's trial lawyers association.
When the jury decides that there was no negligence that was a cause of the death, the verdict would be for the defendant. Plaintiffs have the burden of proof, a preponderance of the evidence, or what is more probably true than not true, that the breach of duty was a cause of the damages, the death...Read more »
The statute of limitations for wrongful death lawsuits in New York is 2 years. Consequently, if a longer time elapsed from the passing of your mother, I am afraid you can no longer take legal action against her former employer. If, however, you find yourself within the 2-year time frame, you can...Read more »
Being a family member, next of kin, the father of your son, the hospital's records can be retrieved by signing the hospital's release of medical records form; HIPPA release. I usually tell my clients to call the hospital's medical records department to clearly understand its...Read more »
It's usually used in medical malpractice and product liability cases. It means the statute of limitations may be considered to run on the date when you knew or should have known the medical treatment or drug were improper. If you think there is a case contact a member of the NY State Trial...Read more »
She needs to contact a member of the NY State Trial Lawyers Assn who handles medical cases. Short answer is yes, if the care was "bellow the standard of medical care" AND it caused the death of the fetus and it can be shown the fetus would have lived otherwise.
He died in nys jail they said he just died before he arrived at the hospital and I wanted to make sure because we wasn't able to get an autopsy because he had a Muslim card from years before when he was incarcerated he never liked pork and they would give different meals if you said u was... Read more »
Contact a member of the NY State Trial Lawyers Assn--they give free consults. Most states do not recognize common law "partners," and even states with domestic partnership laws look to see if there was a civil union.
Yes, potentially. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law...Read more »
Do you have a lawyer? If you don't feel confident in your lawyer, shop around. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards,...Read more »
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