Ohio Legal Malpractice Questions & Answers

Q: CAN I GET A LEGAL MALPRACTICE ATTORNEY CONCERNING NEGLIGENCE FROM A COURT ORDERED APPEALS ATTORNEY?

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Legal Malpractice for Ohio on
Answered on Oct 8, 2018
Matthew Williams' answer
Please don't write in ALL CAPS. It's hard to read. It sounds like the appellate court did one of two things: (1) found that there was no final appealable order, or (2) indicated that without findings of fact and conclusions of law, they didn't have a sufficient record to overturn the trial court and affirmed. If it's (1), then you need to go get a final appealable order and appeal again. If it's (2), you're probably out of luck. Determining whether you're attorney is at fault would necessitate...

Q: Mom is 66 I have POA,she sold LLC, she was president, now they are trying for her personal assets,she has none,on ssi?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Elder Law, Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice for Ohio on
Answered on Sep 12, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
I think I answered this already. Did the tavern have insurance? That should cover the claim, get her an attorney. If the claimant settled, see the release. Otherwise, get a consult from a bankruptcy attorney. That would put the other proceedings on hold.

Q: Can an obgyn doctor legal drop a patient from them who is 27 weeks pregnant?

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice for Ohio on
Answered on Jul 23, 2018
Matthew Williams' answer
Generally, when a doctor says "failure to keep a good relationship," they mean failure to pay the bills. I am aware of no law that requires any doctor to continue seeing a patient really under any circumstances. Emergency rooms have to stabilize folks but that;s about it.

Q: regarding questions

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Legal Malpractice for Ohio on
Answered on Mar 30, 2018
Matthew Williams' answer
It sounds like you need to hire an attorney (stop trying to be your own attorney) and file an appeal.

Q: Vet malpractice small claims court advice.

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice and Small Claims for Ohio on
Answered on Jul 17, 2017
Joseph Jaap's answer
The case would be decided on the evidence and testimony that you present in court. The vet would present evidence of giving reasonable care under the circumstances. The court would then decide if you met the burden of proof with a "good case." Small claims court can decide cases claiming up to $6000. Check the court web site for the filing fee.

Q: Malpractice in Ohio .

2 Answers | Asked in Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Ohio on
Answered on Feb 28, 2017
Matthew Williams' answer
You are probably not too late. Statutes of limitations are measured in years. It is, however, important to speak with an attorney as soon as possible to get the ball rolling on your claim.

Q: I am starting a dissolution or divorce with my with wife. Can her brother who is a lawyer in Florida represent her?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Legal Malpractice for Ohio on
Answered on Jan 13, 2017
Joseph Jaap's answer
He cannot appear in court in Ohio as her attorney or file any documents on her behalf as her attorney. But anyone can give her advice, even him.

Q: Is this legal malpractice?

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice for Ohio on
Answered on Sep 22, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Probably not at all.

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