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Q: Girlfriend at hospital in labor. They wanted to break her water to speed it up and she told them no and they held

Her down and did it against her will. Wasn't an emergency doctor just wanted to "get it over with"

Kyle Persaud answered on Apr 12, 2019

Possibly she has a claim for assault and battery against the doctors and the hospital.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Collections, Health Care Law and Small Claims for Oklahoma on

Q: can i sue my mom for not paying my medical bills even though I'm 18

she promised me and my dad that she would help contribute to my medical bills but hasn't given a cent. once i met the deductible this year, she went and got a sleep study. last year when i met the out of pocket she went and had nose surgery. i live with my dad but i am on her health insurance plan.... Read more »

Kyle Persaud answered on Apr 9, 2019

If your mother agreed to pay your medical bills, then, legally, you can sue.

However, it may not be in your best interests, in the long run, to do this. A lawsuit will likely take you several years and cost you a lot of money. It could also destroy any relationship you may have with your...
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1 Answer | Asked in Elder Law and Health Care Law for Oklahoma on

Q: How can I spending down my wife's life insurance benefit ($100K) while receiving medicare and medicaid benefit?

My wife just passed away and I am currently living in a renting house.

Richard Winblad answered on Sep 6, 2018

Medicaid is extremely complicated and it would be impossible to provide an answer based upon your scenario. For instance, you were not clear whether you or your wife is the person receiving benefits.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Estate Planning, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for Oklahoma on

Q: Is it illegal to resuscitate a person who has a valid DNR order signed by competent individual?

Peter N. Munsing answered on Apr 21, 2017

Not if in the judgement of the doctor it was medically appropriate. DNR doesn't mean don't do squat. It means if there is a situation where recussitation merely prolongs brain dead life (or other qualification) don't resucitate)

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Consumer Law, Health Care Law and Employment Law for Oklahoma on

Q: I am a member of a non-profit called Christian Healthcare Ministries.It is a ministry where members share members health

insurance costs.It is not an insurance company so they have a pre-existing condition limitation.Pre-existing is defined as having symptons, signs or treatment within 1 year of joining.I joined in April 2016.I had a condition in Aug 2014 and last visit for it was Dec 2014.I had another incident in... Read more »

Howard Berkson answered on Apr 20, 2017

Whether you have any legal recourse depends on the contents of your contract with the organization and with their own established past practices. You should take your paperwork to an attorney familiar with contract law and review it with him or her in detail.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Health Care Law for Oklahoma on

Q: My step daughter has told us her mom take her to pick up "medicine" at a bar and leaves her in the car which scares her.

There has been numerous things she's gone through.. We don't have the money to hire a lawyer and fight.. We have Dhs reports and police reports.. We are wondering if we could request an emergency order?

Gary Johnston Dean answered on Apr 10, 2017

Need more information for a better answer.

1. How old is girl?

2. Day or Night?

3. How long are "visits"?

4. Does girl here cellphone to call 911 next time?

Your husband should immediately call mom, tell her stop immediately or go to court. Good Luck.

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