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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: Denied access to my home for medical by police in Texas. Which of my rights have been violated. Lost rt ft. To infection

Left home in fear for my life. Wife very abusive. I needed to get into home for wound care on my amputations of my toes. No orders on me at that time. Police told me to leave, I has to live in jeep, infection set in on rt ft. Lack of wound care. Lost limb was outcome from wife lying to police. My... Read more »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jan 25, 2023

If your wife’s assault proximately caused the injury to your foot that resulted in the infection, you may be able to sue her for battery and recover your past and future medical expenses as well as any past and future lost earning capacity.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Constitutional Law for Texas on
Q: city bus accident were the bus driver shuts the door in my face and pulls away and edit body cam falsified 911 records

How to make them give the information up and is it a violation of my constitutional rights of due process.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jan 24, 2023

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks and you may be losing valuable time if a public carrier is involved in an injury claim. At this point, consider reaching out to Texas accident attorneys to try to arrange a free initial consult - municipal carriers... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Landlord - Tenant for Texas on
Q: Hotel I was staying at had a huge fire and all the residents were displaced, can't get my belongings. What are my rights

Hotel did not reach out to know where I spent the night or if I was ok, nothing. No communication from the hotel at all since the fire.

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jan 8, 2023

Usually, in the event of a fire like this, you would submit a claim under your own renter’s insurance policy to your insurance company. Most such policies provide for both temporary living arrangements as well as replacing your personal property.

Your landlord (the hotel) would deal...
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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: Can I sue tresamme if I found poop in there hair conditioner still have product an I'm the only person in the home that
John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jan 7, 2023

The first and most important consideration in this type of case is how did the product harm you.

Have you incurred medical expenses?

How much work did you miss as a result?

Was any of your property damaged by the product?

If you were not harmed, throw it away and go buy a different shampoo.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: pawnshop offer me 300 for a chain i said no and left i put it on and the liquid they used burn me can i sue

they never told me to not wear it and i have burns all over my neck

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jan 6, 2023

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. It could depend on the severity of the burns. If they are temporary, with no serious permanent damage or disfigurement, it does not sound like a case that many injury law firms would handle on a contingency basis. This... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: I tested positive for opiods after consuming a Starbucks everything Bagel. Could I sue Starbucks?

Failed pre-employment drug test due to positive opiods test.

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Dec 31, 2022

It is unlikely you could successfully sue Starbucks.

Although it is possible to test positive for opioids on a drug test as a result of consuming poppy seeds, it is rare. But this is also widely known. This is why individuals are cautioned to avoid eating poppy seeds prior to submitting...
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1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Defense and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: The third party insurance, paid my medical bills without ever contacting me I never signed anythingIs that normal?
John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Dec 30, 2022

In my professional experience it is not "normal." But it's very wise, and I have recommended it before.

In many instances, it is simple the "right" thing to do based on the facts and circumstances of the case. Paying an injured party's medical bills without...
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1 Answer | Asked in Environmental and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: I want an attorney that is brave enough to go against Falls County and Marlin Texas for their water contaminants?

Marlin Texas and Falls County has more contaminants and higher levels than lake lejeune or Flint. 21 contaminants 11 toxic and a lot of people dead with cancer.

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Dec 28, 2022

This isn’t a question of bravery. Mass toxic tort cases like this require the time of multiple legal professionals probably for a period of 2-3 years.

It’s a question of finding plaintiffs who have been effected by the toxicity of the water who have the financial resources to fund...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Wrongful Death for Texas on
Q: I have C.O.P.D. (a lung disease that i take 4 breathing treatments everyday for at least I'm suppose too). I am 6' 4"

330 lbs. and Police Officers treat me "excessively cautiously". I'm worried that with the C.O.P.D. and a severe heart condition etc. I'm worried I could possibly die from mace and/or a taser. Do I carry a couple Doctors notes... Pfff! I don't know what to do. Thanks Either Way

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Dec 20, 2022

My first question is why are you coming in contact with the police. Yes. Carry your medical records with you.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: We're and who do I talk to a bout a lawsuit that was made agist an oil plant in Winona Tx

Could you please help me find out we're my check is my mother had signed me up when I was a little child but ever since I have been lost not knowing who to talk to about this matter I would really appreciate it if you could help me find out we're my law suit settlement money.That I never received?

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Dec 20, 2022

You need to check the court records for the particular case in question. They may or may not be in Smith County.

The address is not helpful. You will need to search by the name of a party involved in the case. It is common for a parent to bring suit “as Next Friend” on behalf of a...
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2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury, Constitutional Law and Internet Law for Texas on
Q: Is it possible to take legal action against a website that allowed the unethical promotion of a online casino?

I am an individual who is now struggling with a crippling gambling addiction that has ruined my life in every way imaginable in the past 6 months. I was first exposed to this online crypto casino via a live stream on a website where I watched entertainers stream themselves live playing video games,... Read more »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Dec 19, 2022

Back in 2013, a group of class action plaintiffs lawyers met in Indianapolis to discuss the prospects of such litigation on a scale similar to the tobacco litigation.

Since then, a few smaller lawsuits have been filed that have typically ended unsuccessfully for the plaintiffs.

It...
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1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: my dog bit someone and most likely I am going to get sued for it but I don't have any kind of money to pay

i'm on the verge of filling bankruptcy. I got less than $50 on my bank account and I doubt I can afford a lawyer to help me. What can I do?

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Nov 20, 2022

If you own a house your homeowners insurance may cover it,

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: Home Depot appliance installers damaged tile floor, matching tile impossible, are they responsible for floor replacemen?
John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Nov 17, 2022

It depends on whether they intentionally damaged the tile floor or were negligent in damaging it. Negligence is the doing something that a reasonably prudent person would not do under the same or similar circumstances, or not doing something that a reasonably prudent person would do under the same... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Environmental and Landlord - Tenant for Texas on
Q: I need help with mold in my apartment. My landlord isn't doing anything & my 1 year old now has a virus due to the mold

The management has been here a week last week it was someone else but I say this because they're saying none of my money orders can be found and I have not paid rent which taxes went really funded me and I have proof which is an approval letter. I think now they're just trying to listen... Read more »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Nov 16, 2022

There are a number of licensed mold remediation companies that can remediate mold in a dwelling. The procedure to notify a landlord to make necessary repairs is described in detail in Section 92.051-92.062 of the Texas Property Code. It's a few pages of reading, but too long to post here.... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Social Security for Texas on
Q: Can someone please help me with my disability claim? Been turned down often

He was in jail and now cannot get any help . Food stamps, disability. Was electrocuted on the job- injuries to

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Nov 12, 2022

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your painful situation. Reach out to Social Security disability attorneys and try to arrange a free initial consult. That's the norm in the industry. I hope things turn around for the better... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Personal Injury and Legal Malpractice for Texas on
Q: Why is there so much corruption in the Bexar County Justice System…San Antonio, Texas

I plan to expose those who are corrupt in the Law Enforcement and Justice Department. Corruption will not be committed on my watch as an American Veteran and Advocate for those who can’t defend themselves… They are putting innocent individuals in jail and in prison…

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Nov 6, 2022

In my professional experience, there is very little corruption in the Bexar County justice system.

True, from time to time an innocent person is found guilty and put in jail or prison. In my experience, that is rarely the result of corruption but is more commonly the result of...
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1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: Doctor paralyzed me 3 shots of epidural neck down for 13 hours permanent back pain daughter now has autism

The last shot they gave me paralyzed me for 13 hours during and after birth from the neck down

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Nov 3, 2022

The consensus of medical research is that giving epidurals to a woman giving birth does not cause autism in the child. Therefore, the standard of medical care allows giving such epidurals.

Suing a doctor for medical malpractice requires evidence that the doctor deviated from the standard...
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1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Defense, Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: Should I accept the auto-insurance settlement or should I seek an insurance lawyer/attorney to try to gain more?

My boyfriend was driving my car and in order to avoid a car coming into our lane, my car's auto-lane assist pulled the car to the left; we then hit a stationary barrier that was protruding into the roadway (there was NO shoulder on this highway).

We are on the same auto-insurance... Read more »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Oct 27, 2022

Your question lacks important information like what is the cost to repair your car and how much, if any, has the damage to your car depreciated its value even after it is repaired.

There is no way to judge the settlement offer without knowing this information.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Consumer Law and Elder Law for Texas on
Q: DTPA, MECHANIC’S LIEN, PERSONAL INJURY, ..? --INTENT TO COMMIT FRAUD, TAMPERING W/GOVT RECORDS, EXPLOITATION

Dropped vehicle w/repair facility 18 mos ago. Signed Invoice #1. Received 4 unauthorized invoices since. 5th invoice sent to the Tax Assessor-Collector w/INTENT TO LIEN petition. It contains my signature, forged. Advised to file suit in JP Court and did so. The Tax Assessor-Collector’s office... Read more »

Jaime Victor Papa
Jaime Victor Papa
answered on Oct 24, 2022

I had a case that I recently worked on that involved a similar situation. I think you should hire an attorney to represent you. Work with the attorney you choose to develop a legal strategy and execute the strategy effectively.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Domestic Violence for Texas on
Q: My ex backed up his car and hit my body with his car. Can I file legal action?

I believed my ex was stalking me, I walked over to him in his car to ask if he was. He ignored me and put headphones on, I walked behind his car to talk to a man next to the parking spot. I asked him, "I think this guy is stalking me... what should I do?" But as I asked the question my... Read more »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Oct 16, 2022

Yes, you can file a lawsuit to recover your:

Past and future medical expenses

Lost wages for time you couldn’t work

Conscious pain and suffering

Past and future mental anguish

if any, caused by the bodily injuries you suffered as a result of being hit by...
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