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Gregory Clinton Kelley

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  • Ok can i sue a doctor for a surgery injury after a kidney stone surgery

    i had surgery for kidney stone and was sent home then rush to the er with a acute kidney injury,urinary tract infection,abdominal pain,hematuria,ureteral perforation secondary to stent manipulation,and unnoma

    Gregory’s Answer

    You can sue a physician for medical malpractice for a variety of reasons. These are very complex cases, among the most complex in the law today. I suggest that you contact a personal injury lawyer near where you live, and make sure that lawyer handles medical malpractice cases. The lawyer will typically see for for free (a free initial consultation) and, if they take your case, they will typically work such a case on a contingent fee basis (meaning they only get paid a fee if you settle or win your case). Good luck on your case.

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  • Can a surgeon still be sued even if they don't have malpractice insurance. If so, what are the limitations?

    I sustained liver damage 14 days ago from a laparoscopic cholecystectomy and have the labs to prove it. This injury has not only resulted in constant upper abdominal pain and elevated enzyme levels but makes it impossib...

    Gregory’s Answer

    A physician can be sued even if they do not have malpractice insurance. You should not let that deter you in bringing a potential claim if you believe you have been harmed by the professional negligence of a doctor. I suggest that you contact a personal injury lawyer in your area that handles medical malpractice cases. These lawyers will typically see you for free (a free initial consultation) and, if they agree to take your case, they will typically handle your case on a contingent fee basis (meaning they only get paid if you settle or win your case).

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  • I fell on black ice 10 months ago and 2 surgeries so far and I sustained a injury for a lifetime I will never recover from this

    I know Ohio laws are strict about this type of fall is there not anything I can do to recover any type of compensation to make this business pay for this...

    Gregory’s Answer

    Black ice cases can be difficult, however, each case should be evaluated to see if compensation is due. For one thing, it sounds like you have a very STRONG case on the issue of damages. Sometimes that can help make up for a case that is weaker on the issue of damages. I would not give up if I were you. Instead, I suggest you contact a personal injury lawyer in your area that handles slip and fall cases. These lawyers will typically meet with you for free - meaning a free initial consultation. Then, if they decide to take your case, they will typically represent you on a contingent fee basis , meaning they only get paid a fee if you settle or win your case. Good luck.

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  • Can I sue the driver of the semi-truck I rear ended because I had substantial injuries?

    I rear ended a semi when it was stopped at a railroad track. The accident resulted in a compound fracture to my ankle and a fracture to my femur. I know I was at fault, but I didn't know if there was any legal action I could take to try and cover ...

    Gregory’s Answer

    I recommend you submit your bills to your own auto insurance carrier - my colleagues are correct when they refer to your PIP carrier here. Once that coverage is all used up, you can then submit your bills to your own health insurance carrier if you have that type of coverage. I suggest you consult with a personal injury lawyer who handles auto accidents and auto insurance matters to make sure that your PIP carrier is doing everything in a proper manner for you. If your PIP carrier makes a mistake, you may have the basis of a bad faith insurance claim against that company.

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  • Divorce lawyer was paid Court Ordered amount and now wants more

    I am a unemployed single mother. I hired a divorce lawyer and signed a contract to pay the lawyer $400/hr. I paid the retainer, my ex paid the Court Ordered amount for that time period. I could not afford to pay any additional so my attorney went...

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    A lot of bar associations around the country have fee dispute committees. I suggest that you contact the local bar association fee dispute committee to discuss this further. They may be able to help you or they may point you in the right direction if they can't directly help you. You may also want to contact a plaintiffs personal injury lawyer in your area who handles legal malpractice cases. That lawyer may be able to provide additional assistance.

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  • Can I or how do I say offensive or foul language in a court hearing (to repeat what the other side said to me in the past)?

    I am going to be a party in a hearing where it's important to repeat offensive language the other party said to me regarding a dispute. How do I best explain to the Court what the other person said if foul language was used? Do I have to replace t...

    Gregory’s Answer

    When asked a question in Court that requires the repeating of foul or offensive language, just turn to the judge and say "if I answer this, I will need to use foul and offensive language." Then ask the judge how she or he want you to proceed. It will probably not be as big a problem as you might think it will be.

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  • Can I sue my own car insurance?

    I was hit, and my state is a "no fault" I feel the other driver was at fault and got off scotch free, but I will have hospital bills and such and none of her insurance info. So is it a good idea to sue my own insurance? Or will my rates go up? and...

    Gregory’s Answer

    You should contact a local plaintiffs personal injury lawyer and schedule an appointment to discuss your case in further detail. These lawyers offer free consultations and if they take your case, they typically handle your case on a contingent fee basis, so they only get paid if you settle or win your case. This way you can see if you make a claim against the at fault party or if you have to bring a claim against your own insurance carrier. Good luck.

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  • How do I dispute a ticket that wasn't my fault?

    I was making a left turn onto a side street. I looked to my right and no cars were coming. As I proceeded out I got hit on my back right side of my back bumper which pushed me off the road. The car that hit me had front bumper damage. When the co...

    Gregory’s Answer

    Under the facts as set forth, it appears you may be responsible for the accident. Turn the claim into your automobile carrier to defend you on the civil claim that may arise from this situation - and see if your insurance company finds you at fault for the accident in the process. Go to Avvo and search for a traffic attorney to represent you in the defense of the traffic citation to improve your chances of lower (or no) fines and lower (or no) points on your license.

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  • I was group b strep positive and did not get treated before delivery and our son was not treated. Do I have a case?

    Our son did not get treated for group b strep after delivery. He ultimately died 4 days after he was born. All the records are very sketchy and incomplete on whether he was treated or not. We know that he was not treated for the infection.

    Gregory’s Answer

    This is absolutely tragic. You should contact a personal injury lawyer in your area who handles medical malpractice cases. These attorneys will offer you a free consultation and, will take your case on a contingent fee basis - meaning they will only get paid if you settle or win your case. I suggest you act quickly given your comments about sketchy and incomplete records.

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  • I want to know if i have a case

    I was a mcdonalds manager for 3 years in las vegas. Recently was suspended and 3 days later fired without a solid reason as to why, when i ask, im told i cant have that information. I was given a peice of paper that said i did a transaction for a ...

    Gregory’s Answer

    You may have a case involving employment law. I suggest that you write a narrative of what happened to you, what you were accused of, and what really happened. Then, schedule an appointment with a local personal injury lawyer who accepts employment law or employment discrimination cases. Often times, the attorney will see you for a "free initial consultation", Then, if you have a case, see if the attorney will take you case on contingent fee basis, meaning that the lawyer does not get paid a fee unless you settle or win your case. You should take to an attorney quickly however, because there are certain administrative agency filings and statute of limitations issues that may effect your case.

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