They have no physical address for a office and has went out of his way to ignore the family for over 3 years now even though they are aware the family does not agree with the findings, has the evidence to prove the cause and manner of death to be different then listed on the death certificate, has... Read more »
Just to be sure, contact a member of the Ga. Trial Lawyers Assn but no, it is too late. There's a statute of limitations for wrongful death and related claims that is long over. Even if you had a claim as a minor, that would have expired on your 18th birthday or 2-3 years after that, depending on...Read more »
The motion was filed and the records were sealed immediately. No records appear on any Georgia Department of Correction sites, etc. Is VineLink's (owned by Appriss) site violating the First Offender Act?
How could we appeal a decision in court. The police officer was never held responsible? There was no evidence provided, and there was no justice pertaining to his death. It was a WRONGFUL DEATH that basically got overlooked . When looking up even the case information on the incident only articles... Read more »
The man was under water for ten minutes and it took someone who wasnt even a lifeguard to inform them about him.There was no lifeguard vigilant at the area he was in. once they noticed him it took 1 minute to get him out of the pool. He eventually died because of drowning
It is possible, but other facts are needed to fully explore whether somebody failed to follow proper safety rules resulting in this person's drowning. You should see an attorney knowledgeable in pool safety regulations to discuss your matter in greater detail.
A death certificate serves as evidence only of (1) the death itself and (2) the immediate agency (reason) of the death. Other conclusions, such as those regarding the events leading up to the death or whether the cause of death was intentional or accidental, are not admissible. Swanson v. State,...Read more »
My healthy 42 yo husband died at work while in the restroom. Death certificate states: cause and manner of death are undetermined. All toxicology and other testing negative. I have no idea what happened to him at work... I was never informed that I or my daughter could be entitled to work comp... Read more »
Your estate lawyer should have suggested to you that you had that right. Likely it's passed, but why not contact a member of the Ga Trial Lawyers Assn in your county--they give free consults. Look for one that handles workers compensation.
I have two children from a past bad relationship. Me and my children got away from this relationship in 2007. We started a new and better life and didnt have much to do with the decent. 2 years ago my childrens father died in his apartment from a fire. The mother of the decent filed a lawsuit.... Read more »
if you die wrongfully in Georgia, the surviving spouse of the deceased person has a right to file a claim for the wrongful death. If she recovers anything. she is required to share the recovery with the deceased's children. The children will get 2/3 of the recovery and the spouse will get 1/3 of...Read more »
My Mom suffered through year's of multiples Doctor's induced illnesses/injuries that resulted in her Death. She was systematically medically murdered. Motive Medical Exploitation for False Claims Act and Retaliations, and Doctors covering for doctors against my Elderly Mother, Minnie L Webster. Her... Read more »
This is a very fact specific question. In some cases, the father can make a claim for the wrongful death of the child. It depends on the child's age at death and the noncustodial parent's involvement with the child.
The troop's immediate family may have a claim; fiancee's, other relatives no. The claim is made by the estate.The possible defendant's would be the manufacturers. They are very difficult cases. You also have to give notice under the Federal Tort Claims Act. You/the family would want to contact a...Read more »
I am the primary custodial parent. I was never married to the father. The father never legitimized our son. Can the father file a wrongful death lawsuit on our child or is he entitled to any of the settlement. He has never paid any child support.
This is a very difficult question to answer. The best answer is that a judge should decide whether the father is entitled to any money. That protects you from an adverse situation if cut the father out and he later sues you and wins.
Husband has Parkinsons. He wants an RV, but I refused to cut a check from the LLP. He has managed to borrow on two credit cards that are in his name. This is outside of the LLP and without my endorsement. Is the LLP libel for any wrecks or nonpayments that he may incur?
You need to consult the lawyer that drew up the llp (hopefully not drawn up by an online site), consult an elderlaw attorney. I'd also suggest a family therapist because just erecting walls won't help your relationship.
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