My father had dementia and was allowed to leave the facility in the middle of the night in the dead of winter. He ultimately froze to death and was found the next morning because he forgot how to get back or where he was going. He walked passed security and night staff, right out the front door.
Potentially yes. There may be a number of different causes of action viable in your case. These cases are generally very litigious. You need to sit down with a qualified attorney to review the case and discuss your options.
Sidewalk was repaired a couple days after I fell. At first American Family said they weren’t liable. They took pics after sidewalk had been fixed. I asked if I should lawyer up cause I had before pics of the walk and sent them. They agreed they were liable. What should I do now?
I have a left foot injury before I started employment with my company and they was aware of previous surgery on ankle before I was hired after working for 7 months or so had several big knots in bottom of left foot that was causing me a lot of pain and discomfort my doctor put me on restrictions... Read more »
I injured myself at the beginning of May and I’ve been off work since then. I have a return date of October 31. I initially filed a workers comp claim but that was denied, appealed, and denied again. So I’m moving on to a disability claim. No one is disputing that I’m injured. The dispute was... Read more »
You should 100% always allow people to leave, particularly a young girl. The idea that you should prevent a young girl from leaving when from what you've mentioned here, has caused no damage but passed through on a golf cart, is terrifying.
If you are worried about trespassers, get a...Read more »
I babysit for my friends mom, the 14 year old threw a tennis ball at my face and busted my lip while making area of impact and lower left face numb. Can i take him to court, i have a witness to this as well.
Who is liable for the vet Bill's of my dog and my child who was bit, the rescue has refused to come get the dog several times after aggressive behavior from the person she stuck with the dog, the dog passed away in the attack. The dog was still owned by the indiana rescue, they abandoned the... Read more »
You await a response for a week, but this isn't really an attorney referral service. It's only a Q & A Board. You could avoid losing further time by seeking out an attorney on your own. You could use the resources of this site, or you could conduct independent searches online. Good...Read more »
If you can prove that the other party knew they had the STD and failed to disclose, then you could have an action for assault and/or battery. If they intended to give you an STI, then I would talk to a criminal attorney about possibly filing a police report, however, Ohio statutes only seem to...Read more »
Another resident committed the attack, however, the facility didn't respond and react appropriately. I have removed my mother and setting up home health care/rehabilitation. She had complete shoulder replacement and had to fight this resident off of her. She has now had a set-back in her... Read more »
An Ohio attorney could best advise, but your post remains open for two weeks. I'm very sorry for your mother's and your family's ordeal here. Reach out to Ohio attorneys; they won't contact you - this is only a Q & A board. You'll have to contact them. You can search...Read more »
I came up over a hill to find an excavator crossing the road with only one warning sign a half mile back and no flaggers present I t-boned it going just under the speed limit I wasn’t suspected of or charged with an ovi or given a blood test or a sobriety test. The hospital did however do a... Read more »
Claims and lawsuits for personal injury require medical documentation, so your records would be admitted to show your condition after the accident. The at-fault party/company/insurance company may try to use evidence contained in those records to their advantage, if there is information that would...Read more »
An Ohio attorney should advise here, but your question remains open for two weeks. In many jurisdictions, cases involving minors will be concluded with a hearing where the court formally memorializes terms of the settlement in an Infant Compromise Order (that's the New York terminology - every...Read more »
My son touched the neighbors grill and suffered 2 nd degree burns. I didn’t know it was there let alone on it was a small household appliance and we were outside for 45 mins and she never came outside to check on the grill. So I had no idea she had one on the ground. It wasn’t on a table or... Read more »
It's not necessarily illegal, but he may be able to recover his damages in a civil suit/pre-suit negotiations. They may have been negligent leaving the grill unattended. It's work discussing with an attorney.
It's unlikely that an attorney here is going to tell you that becoming a plaintiff in this class action lawsuit is worth it or not worth it. That's going to be your decision to make. The terms make mention of a separate medical malpractice action. It sounds like this might be about a...Read more »
I have a 19 year old daughter, Arianna, that has 15 co-morbid diagnoses. Franklin County Guardianship Service Board was appointed in 3rd Party Guardian Dec 2019. Due to Arianna's father (Drew) and I not being able to navigate Co-Guardianship. He refuses to acknowledge 14 of her diagnoses and... Read more »
You could see if the Ohio State Bar Association lists any resources, or you could try to contact them (it could be difficult at the current time with the health crisis) if they could direct you to any entities that could be helpful. Good luck
You are likely barred from bringing a claim against the supplier because you did not include them in the first lawsuit. Ohio litigants are required to sue all necessary parties to a suit. If they don't, then future cases can be barred. This is to encourage efficient litigation and discourage...Read more »
My dad passed away before the suit was settled. We were more concerned with him & the time we had left together and never asked for any details regarding the lawsuit. We never even asked who his attorney was.
After he passed my grdma told others about all the $ she was getting from his... Read more »
I'm sorry for the loss of your father. If you know nothing about the case, as in not knowing who the defendant was or who the attorney was, you could try the databases of the Ohio court system if you're fairly certain the case would have been litigated in Ohio. This is something an Ohio...Read more »
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