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Robert John Sunner

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  • I just got out of the hospital. Almost died from a bleeding ulcer. I think the cause was Nature's Secret Ultimate Cleanse

    I took this product for about 8 months. Started getting pain in my stomach. Stop taking it about 2 or 3 months ago the pain did not stop. Doctor's didn't find the ulcer until I almost died It was in my small intestines.

    Robert’s Answer

    I'm sorry to hear about your predicament. Did the pain occur when you started taking the product? Are you sure you can attribute the pain to ingesting this product? I suggest you seek a free consultation with lawyer in your area that specializes in products liability to see if you have a valid claim.

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  • If a burglar breaks into a house and trips and injures himself on the property can he sue for personal injury?

    Or not?

    Robert’s Answer

    I agree with the attorneys who previously answered your question. He could try to sue, but his case probably has no merit.

    Fla Stat. 768.075(4): A person or organization owning or controlling an interest in real property, or an agent of such person or organization, shall not be held liable for negligence that results in the death of, injury to, or damage to a person who is attempting to commit a felony or who is engaged in the commission of a felony on the property.

    Hope this helps!

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  • A doctor has given me 4 time the recommended dose on an antidressant who is responsible the pharmacy or dr.

    i have been treated for an illness my dr. has me on a dosage four times the recommendations of the drug manufacturer.My life has been in a mess for three years i've sat on my couch like a vegetable.I'm now aware of misdose and have switched dr.'s....

    Robert’s Answer

    I'm sorry to hear about your predicament. I would need some more information about your situation in order to answer your question more fully; however, I strongly suggest you seek an attorney through a free consultation to see if you have a claim.

    The doctor and pharmacy may be liable for any damages you have received as a result of the prescription. For doctors and other health care providers, FL law imposes a standard of care based on what is recognized as acceptable and appropriate by a reasonably prudent similar health care provider in light of all relevant circumstances. You should talk to a lawyer in your area to see if your doctor performed below this duty of care when he prescribed your meds.

    Here is the Florida's statute of limitations for medical malpractice:

    FL Stat 95.11 (4)(b) - An action for medical malpractice shall be commenced within 2 years from the time the incident giving rise to the action occurred or within 2 years from the time the incident is discovered, or should have been discovered with the exercise of due diligence; however, in no event shall the action be commenced later than 4 years from the date of the incident or occurrence out of which the cause of action accrued, except that this 4-year period shall not bar an action brought on behalf of a minor on or before the child’s eighth birthday.

    Again, you should seek out an attorney in your area for a consultation, so he/she can determine if you have a valid claim. Good luck to you!

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  • I would like to know if I, can file a lawsuit on my daughter's school and the police department?The cop said you got your ass wi

    Today a girl came to the school looking for one of my daughter's friends to fight.Did not see her and attacked my daughter. This girl bit my daughter in her face and she has cuts on her knee from the ground.This was the last day of school.The scho...

    Robert’s Answer

    I'm sorry to hear about your predicament. I'm not so clear on all the facts; however, the school has a duty to provide adequate security measures for its students. I strongly suggest you consult a personal injury attorney in your area. Good luck to you!

    Robert J. Sunner
    The Sunner Law Firm
    150 W. Warren Ave.
    Longwood, FL 32779
    (407)-831-8522

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  • Is it illegal to use a prescription in a different manner than labeled?

    I take Methylin 10mg 2x a day, and I feel as if the medicine only works for 15 minutes to an hour, then quickly wears off. I don't want to go back to the doctors right now until I finish the month's bottle, but I feel like something needs to be ch...

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    Why don't you want to go back to the doctor's office until you finish the month's bottle? If you feel that the doctor's prescription is not giving you the results you desire, then you should talk to your doctor about your prescription. He may just be starting you on a low dose and gradually increase, but that is for him to decide. Only he will know what is best for you. Methylphenidate can be habit-forming, so I suggest you talk to your doctor before taking a larger dose than your doctor prescribes. Good luck to you!

    Robert J. Sunner
    The Sunner Law Firm
    150 W. Warren Ave.
    Longwood, FL 32750
    407-831-8522

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  • How can I remove a lien from a settlement?

    I hired an attorney to help with an auto accident through a referral service and turns out they were a joke, so I let them go before anything was settled. Now that I am talking directly to the insurance companies and came to a settlement without t...

    Robert’s Answer

    Even though you probably had a contingency fee contract with your prior lawyer, you may still owe him a fee. In most jurisdictions, it will probably be based not on your contingency fee contract, but rather on quantum meruit (meaning “how much is merited or how much work was done to entitle payment.")

    If you fired your lawyer without good cause, you will definitely owe the discharged lawyer a fee. Nevertheless, if you fire your lawyer with good cause, the attorney will probably not be allowed to recover any fee. Anything that constitutes a serious ethics violation would easily qualify as "good cause" to fire your lawyer. (i.e., conflict of interest, misrepresentation, asking you to commit perjury). However, a perceived lack of diligence by the lawyer (not moving your case forward as quickly as possible), a difference of opinion over the value of the case, or a lack of communication between attorney/client, may or may not rise to the level of good cause sufficient to deny a fired lawyer any fee. It is determined on a case-by-case basis.

    Hope this helps. Good luck to you!

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  • If I hire an uninsured worker who has no workers comp, but that person is a contractor in Fl, can I be held liable for injuries

    If an Association hires a worker to do work for the Association, can the association be held liable for injuries the hired worker sustains while doing work for the Association.

    Robert’s Answer

    I would need more details to answer your question more fully. Generally speaking, in Florida, you owe a duty of reasonable care to maintain the premises in a reasonably safe condition for the safety of your workers. This includes reasonable efforts to keep the premises free from transitory objects or substances that might foreseeably give rise to injury and warn of such conditions. If you fall short of that level required, by not maintaining the premises in a reasonably safe condition, and a worker is injured because of your shortfall, you will be most likely liable for all his damages. You should talk to an attorney to make sure you cover yourself. Better "safe than sorry."

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  • How can I fight this careless driving ticket on my own?

    I was involved in a 3 car accident In a construction zone,traffic was stop and go. I was the middle car. Cars in front of me slammed on their brakes, as did I. Guy behind me hit me (bent my tow hitch 90degrees straight up),And I was pushed into th...

    Robert’s Answer

    I'm sorry to hear about your predicament. I will need to know some more information before I can answer your question more fully. However, it is usually very beneficial to consult with a lawyer before attempting to fight your "careless driving" charge, especially if you've had prior driving offenses or you are concerned about keeping your license. The charge against you may involve a subjective evaluation of your driving conduct by the officer. The officer will have to describe conduct which was in fact "careless." You may be able to counter with an explanation, such as the one you've given, based upon events beyond the officer's awareness.

    Don't just hope that your case will be dismissed as a result of the officer not showing up. An attorney will be able to assist you by discussing all your options. A free consultation will give you a good idea of whether you should retain a lawyer's services to help you defend against this ticket. Good luck!

    Robert J. Sunner
    The Sunner Law Firm
    150 W. Warren Ave.
    Longwood, FL 32750
    (407)-831-8522
    www.sunnerlaw.com

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  • Do I Have A Medical Negligence Case?

    In mid-March 2012, I found out I was pregnant. I went to Orlando Womens Center and paid to have an abortion in early April. During the ultrasound, the doctor told me that I wasn't pregnant after all, and instead had what is called a "blighted ovum...

    Robert’s Answer

    I'm sorry to hear about your predicament. I would need some more information about your situation in order to answer your question more fully; however, I strongly suggest you seek an attorney through a free consultation to see if you have a claim.

    For doctors and other health care providers, FL law imposes a standard of care based on what is recognized as acceptable and appropriate by a reasonably prudent similar health care provider in light of all relevant circumstances. You should talk to a lawyer to see if your doctor performed below this duty of care, while performing the ultrasound, in order to have a case for medical malpractice.

    Here is the Florida's statute of limitations for medical malpractice:

    FL Stat 95.11 (4)(b) - An action for medical malpractice shall be commenced within 2 years from the time the incident giving rise to the action occurred or within 2 years from the time the incident is discovered, or should have been discovered with the exercise of due diligence; however, in no event shall the action be commenced later than 4 years from the date of the incident or occurrence out of which the cause of action accrued, except that this 4-year period shall not bar an action brought on behalf of a minor on or before the child’s eighth birthday.

    Again, you should seek out an attorney in your area for a consultation, so he/she can determine if you have a valid claim. Good luck to you.

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