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Francisco Jose Rodriguez

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  • Do I have a chance if I bring suit against a Nursing Home owned by a for profit corporation?

    I was assaulted when a short term patient in a Nursing Home. Could it be considered elder abuse?

    Francisco’s Answer

    Being assaulted at a nursing home in Pennsylvania while a patient is something for which you may be able to sue. Whether or not you have a viable case will depend on the circumstances of how you came to be assaulted and what injuries you suffered as a result. You can feel free to contact me as my office handles these cases in Pennsylvania. You should also contact the Pennsylvania Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly at (717) 783-7096 to complain about the assault so that the state can investigate as well.

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  • A doctor went against the companies warning!

    I had my surgeon install two pro discs in my neck and the manufacturer (synthes) says they told all surgeons not to use more than one in the C spine. The discs were slightly misplaced to boot. My current surgeon at HSS says I am having a bad rea...

    Francisco’s Answer

    You may have a case worth investigating, but of course, we would need a whole lot of additional information. If you do have a case, my firm can handle it for you. We are locating in Manhattan and can travel to you if you are unable to get around. All we do is handle is handle medical malpractice cases and have doing this for 40 years. My partner is a doctor in addition to being a lawyer, and my paralegals are all also nurses. We have handle many a case in the Bronx and many a case involving spine surgeon doing surgery because they get a kickback from device manufacturers.

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  • My grandma has been in a nursing home for 4 yrs

    the staff are nit giving her her medicine like they are supposed to and often forget, they steal her belongings her health is decreasing instead of increasing and before she arrived there there was nothing wrong with her leg now it is amputated

    Francisco’s Answer

    You are talking about some serious problems regarding your grandmother. The amputation of the leg may or may not be a case depending on the reasons why she needed the amputation. I would have to know more details. Failing to giver her medicine can also be serious. Regarding the theft of her belongings, you may want to consider buying and using a granny cam also called nanny cam in order to determine who is taking her stuff. You can feel free to contact me if I can be of service.

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  • I want to know how I can be sure the lawyer I have chosen for medical malpractice is reputible

    I have chosen Alan Roth from the firm Bendit and Weinstock to represent me in a medical malpractice suite from West Orange NJ. My concern is how can i find out that he is a reputible lawyer

    Francisco’s Answer

    I have known Alan and the other attorneys in his firm for years. They are certainly capable of handling a medical malpractice case. One of his partners, Abbott Brown, is the editor of an excellent textbook on medical malpractice in the State of New Jersey.

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  • Wher do i find medical malpractice history against a doctor

    malpractice history against doctors

    Francisco’s Answer

    Here is the link to where you can find a doctor's malpractice history in New Jersey:
    http://12.150.185.184/dca/

    However, be forwarned that doctor's are responsible for reporting their own malpractice history, and the listings on this state website are notorious for being incomplete or for showing no malpractice history when this is in fact not the case.

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  • I have a suit against an AIG insured person will they even pay with the trouble they are in

    I have a suit against an AIG insured person will they even pay with the trouble they are in?

    Francisco’s Answer

    At this point, you should have no problem getting paid because of AIG's financial problems. Even if the insurance division of AIG were to go into liquidation (insurance companies go into liquadation instead of bankruptcy), the New Jersey Property Liability Insurance Guarantee Association would step into the sues of AIG and pay up to $300,000.00 or the limits of AIG's insurance policy, whichever is less, for your case. Of course, your case's value will depend on many factors, including who good the liability is and whether your injuries can be causally connected to the accident.

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  • Is my employer responsible for damages and injuries if I was in a car accident while making a delivery for my job

    i was driving my vehicle while making a delivery for my job, was in an accident, car was totaled, do they have the responsibility to pay for said vehicle.

    Francisco’s Answer

    If you were injured in the accident, your employer can be held responsible for your injuries and the medical expenses via filing a workers compensation claim. If the accident was the other driver's fault, you may be able to sue the other driver for compensation of your injuries and the damage to your car.

    Your employer cannot be held responsible for the damage to your car unless your employer was insuring your vehicle. In that situation, your employer's insurance company would pay for the damages if the accident was your fault. If your car was covered by your own personal automobile insurance, that would cover the cost of the car if the accident was your fault. If the accident was the other driver's fault, your insurance can still pay or you can demand that the other driver's insurance pay.

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  • What are the statute of limitations in NJ for filing a personal injury lawsuit against tortfeasor

    I worked for a local warehouse in nj making deliveries to customers with a company vehical. i started with this company 9/2003 and was let go 11/2007. when making a delivery i was hit at a red light. at that red light i was at a full stop for mor...

    Francisco’s Answer

    You have two years from the date of the motor vehicle accident to file a law suit against the driver of the car who hit you. You may also have a workers compensation claim against your employer. These would be two separate claims. The workers compensation claim would also have to be filed within two years of the accident. Your posting does not give me sufficient information to determine if you have a claim for wrongful termination against your employer.

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