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  • Personal injury

    In ny is it true that before your trial date is set u must try to resolve your case

    Theodore’s Answer

    Most court systems do whatever they can to try to push cases to resolve with Settlement Conferences and Pre-Trial Conferences. Trials are only for times when there is substantial disagreement about the value of a case.

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  • It's not real estate.

    Is there such a lawyer that has knowledge of Dental malpractice? If so I need one. Thank You

    Theodore’s Answer

    There are some lawyers who handle dental malpractice cases. I'd suggest using AVVOs find a lawyer tool.

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  • Do you have a medical malpractice lawyer?

    My mom had been to that same ER twice in the past with similiar complaints. Both previous times she was admitted to their psych unit. Her records also show her history of suicide attempt. She was not even offered psych services on this particular ...

    Theodore’s Answer

    From the looks of it, there does not seem to be a viable medical malpractice claim. Did anything happen to your mom as a result of not being offered psych services? Even so, I do not believe that a hospital generally would have an obligation to admit someone to a psych unit.

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  • Accused in a letter of having a mental disorder as a excuse for their lying about my character, can I sue for defamation?

    I just received a letter from my ex mother-in-law some 10 years after the divorce. In it she asks for my forgiveness because she lied regarding me being an unfit parent. She goes on to say what a great man and father I was and still am, but then j...

    Theodore’s Answer

    There is a plausible defamation claim. The major question is whether the statute of limitations has ran. Consult with a local personal injury lawyer to discuss.

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  • Can I sue Subway for ruining my singing ability?

    Hello, in February of last year, 2014, I swallowed a bone in a chicken sub from subway, (I still have the bone), I chocked as the bone (a 3/4 inch bone, very sharp on one end) was lodged in my throat, I could not get it out, I could not breath, ...

    Theodore’s Answer

    Contact a local personal injury lawyer. Most offer free consultations and can give you a good idea of your chances of recovering damages against Subway.

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  • What can I exactly charge? Is it worth it?

    My ex fiancé has been posting false accusations about me on social media. Cheating, beating, ect. I had proof to prove her claims false. It has really hurt my reputation. I wasn't even looking into taking any legal action because I understand how ...

    Theodore’s Answer

    I would suggest both filing a police report for the threats made against you and contacting a local lawyer who specializes in defamation. You can use AVVOs find a lawyer tool.

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  • I'm 16 and I was driving w/o my license I tear ended someone. Barely any damage (just scratches)

    I'm 16. No speeding tickets. This was my first accident ever. The guy gave me two tickets one for the rear end and one for the no drivers license with me. Am I a criminal now? I really hope I'm not cause it's going to make me feel like a terrible ...

    Theodore’s Answer

    These are very minor offenses, probably graded as summary offenses, which are below a misdeameanor. This will have minimal impact in your life in the grand scheme of things.

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  • Is it considered libel if my school newspaper pointed me out specific and said that i was arrested and charged.

    there were ten others arrested the same time as me and the author who knows me personally put only for my info that i was charged. i was under the impression i was innocent until proven guilty, i checked several other sources and none single me ou...

    Theodore’s Answer

    Unless the newspaper printed something untrue about you, you cannot sue for defamation. It is public record when a person is arrested.

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  • I am wanting to sue a large corporation for selling me a defective door that caused severe water damage in my home.

    The manufacturer admits that the product was damaged. Not sure if I should hire an attorney or pursue a Small claims court scenario. There have been lost wages, replacement costs associated with the door as well as having to put up with this situ...

    Theodore’s Answer

    This seems like a small claims matter. I think it will be very difficult to recover lost wages in a case such as this. You can see if a local lawyer will take this case on a contingency, although it is unlikely given the small damages in the case.

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  • Is this malpractice

    During mri with dye the doctor injected several times at the same place to find the nerve to fill the dye. Now I have a hard cyst at point of insertion and continuous pain to my thumb forefinger and middle finger

    Theodore’s Answer

    Unless it is a permanent injury which will require some major medical intervention, I do not believe that the damages are there to warrant a medical malpractice claim. Consult with a local attorney to be sure.

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