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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Health Care Law for New Jersey on
Q: Can you sue a hospital in NJ for negligence, but the word COVID is attached?

It’s not because of contracting Covid but because they didn’t do enough to care for a high risk patient and then patient lost organs, health, career, etc.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 15, 2024

The best way to answer your question would be to reach out to attorneys to try to arrange a consultation. Most law firms that handle such cases offer free initial consults. In terms of your theory related to COVID, that's something that would involve further review. No one here could offer an... View More

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Q: Can a drug/alcohol rehab facility in nj have hand sanitizer with alcohol in every place and blame covid
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jan 26, 2023

I'm not aware of any legislation that addresses the matter at this time. The issue has been recognized, and non-alcohol sanitizers have been implemented in some places. But it may be up to public health agencies or lawmakers to institute industry-wide measures. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for New Jersey on
Q: Can my employer be held accountable for possibly infecting me with covid for not quaranting after international travel?

He did Not quarantine, and said he got a 24hr test done at a place I know does not offer that service. Only 2-4 days due to it being a public testing facility. Also a few people also became ill immediately after his arrival.

H. Scott Aalsberg
H. Scott Aalsberg
answered on Jan 24, 2021

You can sue anyone, but can you prove that you got covid from him and not someone else such as when you wen to the supermarket for food. This would be the defense your employer would probably assert. Not that you shouldn't try and you may also be entitled to workers compensation insurance.... View More

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Q: Can dcp&p remove children during covid-19 pandemic without a court order?
Richard Diamond
Richard Diamond
answered on Aug 26, 2020

From a procedural standpoint, DCPP gets a call from an anonymous source, school, police department, etc expressing concern for the welfare of a child in your household and it then sends out a representative to investigate. The purpose of the investigation is to determine whether the child is at... View More

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