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  • I was damaged by a product, can I send company letter to rectify situation? Can I send intent to sue letter in New York?

    I was damaged by a hair product that took out most of my hair. I live in Oklahoma and the company is in New York. There is nothing on the lable stating that the product isn't for everyday use and I have been using it everyday for several years. Ca...

    David’s Answer

    There is no law that prevents you from sending them a letter. However, my advice is: do not send anything. You need to be represented by an attorney. If you were harmed by this product, you may have a legitimate claim against any number of parties, though I do not have enough information to make that determination at this time. It costs you nothing to consult with a lawyer, and you only have to pay a legal fee if the attorney is able to collect for you. My opinion is that an experienced, well qualified lawyer will get a much better result for you than if you were to handle this yourself. Please get a free consultation from an attorney before you decide to do anything. Feel free to call or email me if I can be of assistance, as our firm handles these types of cases.

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  • Can I go against a judge's orders?

    was in a MVA while working. Workers comp judge ordered no surgery and my lawyer is appealing. Now my personal injury lawyer is having me go for the sugery under my medical insurance. Is this okay??? Will the workers comp judge have a problem with...

    David’s Answer

    It is difficult to answer the question without more information and a copy of the order. However, it appears that the judge ruled only that the workers compensation carrier should not pay for the surgery. That does not preclude you from getting the surgery, and your insurance carrier paying for it. The judge cannot order someone not to have surgery (under most circumstances). You should rely on the advice of your attorney. He is familiar with your case, and he is familiar with your state's laws.

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  • My daughter got bit by bed bugs at the days inn. Can i sue over this

    She had an allergic reaction and had to go to the hospital and get steroids. Her forhead swelled up where she'd gotten bit big like a pop knot! Now they have been brought to my car and truck. What do i do!

    David’s Answer

    Yes. You may have a claim against the hotel. You should immediately contact an attorney in your state. He will then preserve any evidence, if necessary. Also, make sure that you get your clothes, car and truck cleaned by a reputable and recommended service. There are a lot of bed bug scams out there. Good luck.

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  • I have a friend doing 8 Months for VOP for a third time on a felony possession of 2 oxycodone pills. she's been in 2 months now

    and was wondering if its a possibility she might be able to do her last 2 months as weekends only. thanks

    David’s Answer

    The attorney who represented your friend in the VOP is the one to ask. He/she knows the case well, and knows the state and local court rules, as well as corrections procedures and customs.

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  • Fall in hospital cause death

    my wife was diagnosed with stage 4 bone cancer while being treated in hospital she was in bed trying to call a nurse for over 30 mins with no response,she decided to get out of bed to find nurse and fell banged her head,dont know how long she was ...

    David’s Answer

    I am very sorry to hear about your loss. Under these circumstances no less. You may very well have a medical malpractice/wrongful death claim against the hospital. I have some questions about her fall risk assessment and whether there is any documentation or evidence that the nursing staff failed to respond for 30 minutes. If you would like to discuss this matter, I have handled many of these cases throughout Long Island and the 5 boroughs.

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  • Is this a medical malpractice lawsuit?

    My dad has been on lithium since 1985 and a few years ago (not exactly sure how long) he began taking haldol. He was diagnosed about a year ago with early onset dementia. He was taken off lithuim by his doctor due to his kidney function being abou...

    David’s Answer

    I strongly suggest that you consult with a local attorney who specializes in the field of medical malpractice. I am not licensed to practice in Ohio. You may have a claim for medical negligence but more information is needed about his condition pre and post 1985 and whether the medical documentation confirms that his symptoms were caused by the medication combination and that it was negligence to prescribe these drugs simultaneously. An experienced attorney in your state will be able to answer those questions. Good luck and I wish your father the best.

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  • Is there any help for me form the Attorney general?

    Social workers,their lawyers abd the foster parents told lies and the judge wouldn't let anyone testify for or against me in court.my parental rights were taken away.they said i neglected my youngest.She was born then taken to foster home! How cou...

    David’s Answer

    The Attorney General cannot help you in this situation. You need an experienced family lawyer to advise you of your options.

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  • Could we have a malpractice case?

    Couple of days ago a family member who had medical problems passed away. The cause of death was due to a foot problem that was not given attention too. And within a couple of weeks turned into a infection and later Gangrene. But, by that time the ...

    David’s Answer

    I am sorry for your recent loss. There may very well be a medical malpractice claim. However, there are many factors that weigh in that determination, and I strongly suggest that you consult with an experienced medical malpractice attorney in your state immediately. When you do, you should be prepared with as much information as possible,such as the dates of events/treatment, some information about his prior medical history, next of kin, a copy of any medical records you may be in possession of, etc...Good luck to you and your family.

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  • Do I need an attorney present if I plan to accept a plea bargain for a DWI?

    Hoping to save myself several thousands of dollars I do not have, I've decided to accept the plea being offered. I don't want to show up 'empty-handed' next week, so before I call the attorneys back and say thanks but no thanks, can I represent my...

    David’s Answer

    No. In order to plead guilty to any alcohol related offense, you need representation. If the original charge is a misdemeanor, an 1192.2 or 3 (or even 4) you must have an attorney represent you. Any alcohol related plea that you take has many future consequences that you may not fully appreciate. Also, you may be able to avoid some of the pit falls of a plea if you have a lawyer. Our firm handles many DWI cases in Suffolk County, so I can tell you that a judge will require that you are represented. Let me know if you need any further assistance.

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  • What i can do?

    i was arrested and charged with grand larceny 3rd degree. i paid back 1556 and signed an agreement that i will make payments monthly to pay the rest of it. its my first arrest ever!!!

    David’s Answer

    Was this a theft from work? A store? A private individual? I also need to know your age. Usually, as part of a plea deal, you will be required to pay back the money anyway. This is called restitution. With whom did you sign the agreement? What stage is the case in at this time? I will be more than happy to answer your question once I have some more information.

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