Ian Robert Alexander’s Answers

Ian Robert Alexander

Chicago Wrongful Death Attorney.

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  1. Medical Malpractice

    Answered over 6 years ago.

    1. Michael W. Clancy
    2. Ian Robert Alexander
    3. Jonathan P. Groth
    3 lawyer answers

    I am a medical malpractice lawyer in Chicago. The statute of limitations on medical malpractice claims is limited to 2 years or 2 years from the date of discovery of malpractice. There is either a four year or an eight year statute of repose on malpractice claims involving minors. Unfortunately, you might be beyond the statute of limitations period. There is some case law which tolls the statute based on legal disabilities which may or may not apply to your case. You need to consult with...

  2. Legal guidance in cases of malpractice by a veterinarian.

    Answered over 6 years ago.

    1. Ian Robert Alexander
    2. Laura Mcfarland-Taylor
    2 lawyer answers

    Veterinary Malpractice is definitely a cause of action, at least in some states. In the past courts were reluctant to recognize causes of action for vetrinary malpractice because pets are considered property and as such your damages would be limited to the value of the property. The law is evolving and some courts are compensating pet owners for the loss of companionship lost as a result of malpractice. The elements of proof are the same as any negligence case. Duty, Breach, causation and...

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  3. My doctor has been prescribing me hydrocodone 7.5 for 3 years and i was denied anymore thru no fault of min is this dangerous

    Answered almost 6 years ago.

    1. Ian Robert Alexander
    2. Elizabeth Taylor Herd
    2 lawyer answers

    This is a question that really needs to be directed to a medical professional. As lawyers we deal with the legal consequences of a doctor's conduct, like whether stopping your medication abruptly caused you any damage or harm. Please contact a qualified medical professional to help answer your question.

  4. What is considered to be published case law

    Answered over 6 years ago.

    1. Ian Robert Alexander
    1 lawyer answer

    The short answer is No, your employer cannot fire you because you are preganant. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 prevents employers from discriminating against workers based on pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions. The Family and Medical Leave Act of 2003 allows pregnant women to take off time for childbirth to care for a newborn child. These acts only apply to businesses of a certain size. For instance, the PDA only applies to businesses that employ 15 or more...