In an accident 30 years ago a person died but his wife survived. A wrongful lawsuit followed that resulted in surviving wife receiving compensation for death of her husband and her injuries. Surviving wife found out recently that Temporary Administrator of the Estate of deceased also received a... Read more »
It has been too long for a criminal conviction because there is a 10 year period specified by the statute of limitations for theft from an estate. See: Texas Code of Criminal Procedure article 12.01(2)(A)
Because of this false information I was slandered with public my health is not good. My blood pressure hit the roof. My depression isolates me. I have a eating disorder (obesity) My reputation is ruined and my kids are getting questioned in public. My stress is making my hair fall out. My nerves... Read more »
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week. I'm sorry for your difficult and painful situation. You could consult with defamation attorneys to discuss whether you have any recourse. Keep in mind that these types of cases are not usually handled like car...Read more »
I was playing words with Friends and an ad popped up for Candy crush and it was constant screaming! I am deaf in one ear and when I hear loud sharp noises it makes my ears ring and hurts really bad. I couldn't mute it or x out of it it gave me severe anxiety at 6:00 in the morning, I filed a... Read more »
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week. I'm very sorry this happened to you. If someone could assist in conducting online searches for histoplasmosis lawsuits/claims, or histoplasmosis lawyers, that might be a starting point. If there are firms actively...Read more »
and was served papers stating he let a person he does not know drive it and they caused a wreck. He did not even have possession of the vehicle at the time of the accident, February or March of 2019. The prosecuting attorney said he will have to prove he did not have possession of this vehicle or... Read more »
He should call his auto insurance carrier and see if they will accept the defense of this case immediately. If there is any problem with that, he should contact a lawyer to file an answer and defend the case. If he wasn't the one driving, the only way he can be liable is if he negligently...Read more »
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. It sounds like there may have been an open workers' comp claim for your injury around the time it occurred, since you mention they quit paying medical. You could reach out to a Texas employment attorney to try...Read more »
My son is ten years old weighs 170 and is around 5'4 he was in DAEP a discipline school for kids for a couple weeks during this time he didn't do his homework so his school for a whole school day worked him out for 45mins then 15 mins studies ALL DAY! During these work outs he tells them... Read more »
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a month. I'm very sorry for your son's injury. You could reach out to local attorneys to discuss in detail; law firms that handle these types of cases generally offer free initial consults. If the doctor's...Read more »
I work a privately own Medical establishment. The owner who is having me come to work Monday 03/01/2021 in a Hostile environment with the Attacker. And refusing to pay me Medical Leave , due to I am Traumatized and need Medical help and I am scared of my Attacker. The Attacker who's worked... Read more »
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week. I'm sorry for your ordeal, but it would be difficult for any attorney to comment meaningfully on this, despite the clear and apparent nature of what you describe - it would call for a medical opinion. You could reach...Read more »
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. I'm very sorry for the loss of your father. You could reach out to med mal-wrongful death attorneys. A law firm that handles one of those categories would likely handle the other in most cases. Since your mom is...Read more »
The location on this question is marked "Bixby, Oklahoma" but it is appearing in the forum for attorneys in Texas. If this event did not occur in Texas then please re-post your question in the Oklahoma forum.
The question is marked Criminal Law as well as Personal Injury and...Read more »
can I get a lawyer thatll recieve payment after the case is won these police have tried to kill me and they know they are about to lose thats why they are harassing me 2 times on separate occasions have they physically assaulted me and its on video recording plus its documented on my medical... Read more »
This is not a job for a criminal law attorney or an employment law attorney. Instead, you should focus on finding an attorney who takes Personal Injury cases or "Section 1983" federal civil rights cases.
on the finalization. I have a very good case I know we would have this. My second W.C. adjusters own doctor appointment is this Thursday. The lawyers emailed me today with some very bogus untrue reasons that they are not taking this farther because we wont win the case in court. I'm not... Read more »
I am sorry to hear about what happened with your lawyer. While I don’t know enough about your situation to give you any advice here, I can advise you to seek new representation as soon as possible. In Texas, personal injury lawsuits must be filed no later than two years after the event. The...Read more »
We do? We were never made aware of the asbestos and have been asked to do repairs to it without ever being told of the dangers. We also have three children. We are scared we will die of cancer or our kids will....what can we do?
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. I'm sorry for your family's ordeal. You could reach out to toxic tort attorneys to discuss whether you might have the grounds for a legal remedy here. Toxic tort attorneys handle cases involving exposure...Read more »
No, a mediator's job is simply to serve as a facilitator towards the goal of reaching an agreement. The mediator doesn't represent either side, and the mediator doesn't get to determine liability or damages. Importantly, you aren't forced to enter an agreement if you are in mediation.
I am going to file for SSDI. Should I apply for unemployment so that I can have income while waiting to hear if I qualify for SSDI? I think I may qualify with a grid rule. I received Workman's Comp for 2 years.
Yes, you can apply and receive unemployment benefits while you apply for SSDI benefits. It is a practical approach. Be aware, however, that there is a contradiction in getting both benefits since unemployment requires you to be ABLE to work and actively look for work, and SSDI approval requires...Read more »
My wife is a health care provider and was grocery shopping for her client at HEB and had a slip and fall accident. She contacted her employer and went to there workmans compt doctor . We also hired a law firm for the accident and they told her stop seeing the work man's comp doctor and have... Read more »
More information is needed to answer your question. An employer is not required to hold your wife's position open for her for an indefinite period of time if she is unable to return to work. Being under doctor's care does not provide blanket protection from termination. Whether your...Read more »
Her lawyer advised it would be better to plea to Agg Assault w/ Deadly Weapon (a 2nd degree felony). Is there any sense to pleading to a higher degree felony? Probation is offered in both cases by the prosecutor.
As a general rule, a second-degree felony is more serious than a third degree. However, nobody on this forum is in any position to second guess your wife's attorney. There are reasons why this could make sense, so your wife should simply ask her attorney for an explanation.
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for four weeks. When you say you are going through identity theft, it isn't fully clear whether you were the victim... or whether you are being accused of committing identity theft by authorities. If you were a victim and had your...Read more »
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