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  • Is there a chance I'm serving jail time?

    If I'm on adjudication probation for a felony for theft and got a class b misdameanor for theft is there a chance I'm going to jail? Or can I somehow just get my probation extended. I have been doing everything correctly but was with a ex-friend a...

    Sheadyn’s Answer

    Yes, there is a chance you are going to jail (I am not a criminal attorney, but I know the answer is yes, any time you violate probation you can go to jail). In answer to your next question, "What if anything can I do to fight going to jail...this is pretty simple, HIRE A CRIMINAL ATTORNEY ASAP! Good luck!

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  • Can I sue for pain and suffering do to a piece of wire left in my right hip even, if I signed a paper stating I wouldn't?

    I had a fusion done on my lower back L5-S1 position on November 3,2014. The Dr. tells me that he left a piece of wire in my back and it should be ok because it is the same material that they use in heart surgeries. However, I am having so much pai...

    Sheadyn’s Answer

    Medical malpractice cases in Texas are tough these days to find a lawyer to take them due to all of the tort reform passed in Texas which capped the amount of damages one can recover and also made the cases more difficult to prove and win. There is generally a 2 year statute of limitations on this type of case. What effect the paper you signed has on the case is almost impossible to answer without reading the paper. You may be able to argue that the paper is void because you signed it under duress. The big issue I see is whether the doctor committed malpractice or not. Doctors usually assert that there are risks to every procedure. Did you sign a consent form prior to surgery which detailed the risks? You will need to hire a lawyer who will handle this case and the lawyer will then have to hire and pay an expert witness to review the case to determine if there was negligence/malpractice and whether that caused injury, and then you can proceed with suit. Good luck to you and I'm sorry you are in pain.

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  • Do I have a case? Car accident on highway with Semi Tractor Trailer

    I was involved in a car accident with a semi & thankfully walked away. The semi came from the fast lane into the slow lane & did not see me. My car attached to his which pulled me in front of him & he pushed me down the highway sideways (our cars ...

    Sheadyn’s Answer

    If you had minor back pain, muscle soreness, mental anguish, anxiety, and went to an urgent care, those are injuries and damages. I strongly suggest you contact a local attorney who handles personal injury cases like yours. Also, if you are in any physical pain from this accident, you should seek additional medical diagnosis/treatment.

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  • Why did my attorney agree to my participation in mediation with my spouse, even though he has a history of domestic violence?

    In all previous discussions, regarding my divorce case, my attorney stated that he would ask the judge to waive mediation since I have a domestic violence injunction. Why would he agree to mediation without consulting me? I am now doubting whether...

    Sheadyn’s Answer

    Almost all family law cases go to mediation and it is not a sign of weakness for an attorney, whether practicing in family law, personal injury law, or any type of law, to participate with his client in mediation. Most courts now require all civil cases to be mediated prior to trial.

    Good luck to you.

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  • Who pays for car repair and medical in a hit and run

    guy runs into the back of me we pull over i stay in car my back and neck are hurting he comes over ask me if i am ok he pulls off wile waiting for the ambalance

    Sheadyn’s Answer

    This is the exact example of why I recommend to everyone who will listen that all drivers carry Uninsured Motorist Coverage. Since you have only liability coverage, it looks like you will be paying the bills unless the police catch the guy who hit you.

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  • Is not attending court ordered mediation in family law considered contempt of court?

    My ex has advised me that he will not attend mediation that was ordered by the judge. Once I attend mediation, they will wait 15 minutes for him to arrive and then reschedule for the following week. I intend to email his lawyer with the new appo...

    Sheadyn’s Answer

    I am an attorney and I practice law in Texas, and I am a professional mediator. If the mediation is scheduled by the parties and/or attorneys of the parties, and it was ordered by the Court that the parties attend mediation, not showing up once would be enough to file a Motion for Contempt, or Motion for Sanctions.

    It is contempt to violate a Court ordered mediation. it is sanctionable.

    Good luck.

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  • How can I get reimbursed for sub-standard dental work?

    After thousands of dollars of dental work done 2007 - 2011 - crowns and bridges -- a new dentist tells me I have 8 crowns with open margins and that all the work should be re-done. The situation has been confirmed by a second dentist, but the owne...

    Sheadyn’s Answer

    To try to get reimbursed for sub-standard dental work (i.e. a dental malpractice claim), I strongly feel that your most likely way will be to contact a local medical malpractice attorney who represents Plaintiffs. You need legal representation to present your claim properly.

    Also, I do not practice law in Oregon, but I am sure there is a statute of limitations with respect to your claim. in Texas, you must file suit within two years of the malpractice. So you better call an attorney ASAP.

    Good luck.

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  • Which field of law would cover following?

    I broke a tooth while eating cookies from Trader Joe's. Store manager had me contact cookie manufacturer who in turn put me in contact with insurer. I did as requested by adjuster and had dentist prepare est. After submitting est. , I'm told I ha...

    Sheadyn’s Answer

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    To answer your question, I think you covered the areas of law for this....Consumer's Rights, Defective Products, and Lawsuits...good job.

    I would recommend that you contact a personal injury attorney in your local area. He or she may be able to help you with this adjuster and/or help you get medical treatment now (maybe with a letter of protection saying you will pay the dentist upon settlement of your case) and then settle your case with the insurer.

    Good luck.

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  • While i was parking my SUV, another driver backed her car left rear side into my right rear side of my SUV.

    The other driver claims that I hit her car while she was parked which is not true. My insurance and witness indicate that it is the other driver is at fault. But the other driver and her insurance disagree.

    Sheadyn’s Answer

    Your property damage should either be paid by your insurance carrier or the other driver's carrier. You did not mention any injuries, so I assume there are none. If someone was injured, that person needs to hire an attorney to pursue the injury claim. But as stated before, the carriers will probably arbitrate the matter to determine which the pays the property damage.

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  • I canceled a gym membership and have all of the paperwork to verify that fact but now a collection agency is calling saying that

    I now owe $1300 for the remainder of the gym contract! They are offering me to pay half of that amount $700 so it doesn't go on my credit. I have over an 800 score and do not want this on my credit but I am fully against paying for 1. A gym memb...

    Sheadyn’s Answer

    No offense to gym owners, but I have always been leary of joining gyms for this type of reason, and I had a circumstance one time where I had trouble getting the gym to stop charging my bank account after I canceled membership.

    You can certainly write a letter to the gym and collection agency and advise them of the proof that you canceled in writing on such and such date (hopefully this was allowed in your contract to cancel early) and to advise them to refrain from any action to damage your credit, or you may be forced to take legal action.

    Or if your contract did not allow you to terminate without owing these gym fees, you can pay the $700.00. Or, if your contract allowed termination, you may choose to not pay and dispute anything that goes on your credit or a lawsuit if one is filed against you.

    The problem with contacting or hiring a lawyer is that the dispute is over a rather small amount, so I am sure you do not want to pay an attorney over a now $700 dispute.

    Good luck to you.

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