Peter Munsing's answer There may be a claim the estate can make. Whether it's a claim for the DA is up to the DA for the county where it happened. Feel free to call me and I can recommend some attorneys who can discuss the case in more detail with you. Do understand nursing home cases are difficult as the people go there because they aren't well enough to recover at home.
No media, social media, until you've spoken with an attorney or two. You can end up receiving some letters from attorneys for the nursing...
Peter Munsing's answer Yes, you then have a right to "buy in" under COBRA. However, if its a sucky plan, you would perhaps want to sign up for an ACA plan. Talk to the attorney who is advising you on comp.
Kathryn Hilbush's answer Generally you cannot terminate coverage for a spouse without court order or until the divorce is final. If carrying him is expensive, you might be able to have him removed by requesting court permission but you should consult with a local attorney experienced in family law before taking that step.
Cary B. Hall's answer Anyone can get charged criminally for anything, and it happens all the time. Will it happen to you? No idea.
If it does, and it really was a mistake at work, then cooperate with the authorities and tell them what happened. Same with your employer. If you did nothing intentionally wrong and have nothing to hide, then -- as they say -- the truth shall set you free.
If you are charged criminally, however -- and I hope you won't be -- I'm happy to discuss the specifics of your...
Peter Munsing's answer Who is the therapist's client? You invited her there which indicates some relationship. She owed duties to her client. Her behavior sound slightly unprofessional, and you should calmly ask for an explanation before proceeding further.
At a minimum she seems to be triangulating which is rather odd for a therapist.
Peter Munsing's answer Yes, but more importantly if she feels she is threatened with abuse now she needs to reach out to a counselor or other person in a similar position. She wouldn't lose all state assistance but really needs to talk to a social worker or similar.
Brian Lehman's answer To get an answer to this question, you really need to talk to a family lawyer near you. There are a number of questions that a lawyer needs to ask to give you an answer and explain how to achieve your goal of getting support.
Peter Munsing's answer First, you need to respond to the case--even if it's bogus doing nothing is not an optiion. They may be a group that does the collections for a doctor group. Attached to the complaint should be the bill. If you had health insrurance and they didn't cover you need to consider adding them as a third party defendant, saying "If I owe the Hospitals money, you my health insurance (medicare & Medicaid included) should pay."
If you are on medical assistance you need to get with the leagal...
Peter Munsing's answer This is improper. Explain that you will if necessary to get your child care file a complaint with the department of health and the consumer division of the AG's office. Under the ACA and other statutes your daughter has rights.
You should, by the way, see if she can get coverage under CHIP or ACA that will avoid bills--you may get an aca subsidy under some circumstances with a child that you otherwise wouldn't.
Peter Munsing's answer You can tell them you did not consent to the services they are billing you. If they have a debt collector call you you file a complaint with the medical board that licenses dentists.
Peter Munsing's answer The closer she gets to 18 the more rights she has. However, I'm not sure the hospital wouldn't want you there. Contact the hospital social worker because obviously there is pushback and just forcing yourself isn't going to help smoothe things out for either of you.
Peter Munsing's answer Yes. Any health provider or health insurer that pays for medical treatment for an injuryhas a lien for any injury case that comes from the injury that required the treatment. In the case of car crashes the insurance on the car for medical coverage comes first. They don't have a lien. Medicare and Medical assistance, if they pay, have liens. Health insurance only has a lien if they are a "self funded" ERISA or Union plan. A lot of health insurers and companies that collect for them like a...
Timothy Belt's answer Workers' compensation does not provide any form of additional job security. If you have a union or a contract, that can provide additional protection. You may also obtain some job protection for 12 weeks under the FMLA. To answer your specific question, barring a contract to the contrary or entitlement to FMLA protection your employer may stop your health insurance benefits immediately after you stop working, and even if FMLA applies, it would only protect you for 12 weeks, so they could...
Peter Munsing's answer Sounds like it. Fortunately you got to someone in time so this may be one of the thousands of "freebies" the medical profession gets each year--cases where the carelessness is caught in time before lasting harm happens, so the case is not worth the $30,000 or more it costs to handle a malpractice case (you only get damages for what did happen,not what could have.)
Hope all goes well, There is a two year statute of limitations so once you are on the road to recovery check with a medical...
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