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  • Is a lawyer from anywhere in Texas ok for a slip and fall in Dallas

    I am inSan Diego CA and the slip and fall happened at the Dallas airport June 2 2014

    John’s Answer

    Yes, I handle cases involving slip and falls at the airport(s) here in Dallas. I would need to know more facts--feel free to contact me via my firm website, horany.com, or contact any other board-certified personal injury trial lawyers.

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  • Was in an accident in New Jesery but live in dallas TX can I hire an attorney here in dallas

    was driving a rental the 2nd car fail to see that I was making a legal turn with my signal light.

    John’s Answer

    You may always hire a local attorney; however as suggested, it may be necessary to engage a NJ lawyer as well. These cases are very fact-specific, and each state is different. That being said, I've handled cases where my clients were in accidents in other states (IL, NH recently); in both instances the cases were resolved at the claims level so no lawsuit was necessary. Thanks for opportunity to give input.

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  • What is the amout that walmart will settle in the even of a slip and fall and there were no signs up for that?

    what could i expect in this case? i do feel a little sore whaere i may need treatment and this may cause days off work where i do not get paid for those days missed.

    John’s Answer

    There is no way to answer this question as you pose it, because the biggest determing factor in the value of a slip and fall case is the amount of medical/chiropractic treatment needed. If you are hurt, you should seek medical attention. Wal-mart is self-insured; they have sophisticated systems in place to record activities on their premises and a comprehensive program to avoid slip-trip-and fall injuries.

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  • My escalade truck was parked outside my cousins house, was hit by a drunk driver which was taken in custody few days was out

    his uncle is the owner of the truck he was driving which result in no damage, uncle denied fixing my truck, because he was not driving. i had to pay for all damages which total almost $10,000 i sent certified letter for court, but never was rece...

    John’s Answer

    It is unclear whether you are referring to the criminal case against the driver or a separate action against the owner of the truck which hit your vehicle. Very important to consult an attorney within two years of the date of the incident; normally property damage claims are handled without lawyer involvement here in Texas but your situation has a number of variables that probably need to be reviewed by an attorney. A consumer law attorney might be a good choice as well. Contact the Houston Lawyer Referral Service at 713/237-9429.

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  • Can I sue if I was given pencillin it was in my chart that I'm allergy,i then go er was given another med that I'm allergy to?

    the dentist realized their mistake gave me something for itch & finished the procedure.the dentist called me later.The itching got worse,my breathing was labored I went ER informed them of allergiebefore treatment yet wa...

    John’s Answer

    As others have noted, the extent of your permanent injury is important to determine whether or not your case is economically viable. Even if you suffered no long term adverse effects , you should report this incident to the board of dental and medical examiners so that the practitioners involved will have their professional conduct reviewed. I have been able to formulate winning case strategy before after the board reviewed facts of a case and sanctioned a physician. Good luck. Be sure to seek legal representation from a board-certified lawyer promptly.

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  • Can family sue doctor and/or hospital for prescribing meds that caused cardiac arrest and coma?

    Mother in law experienced a fall at home which caused broken neck. After being released from hospital, went home and couldn't sleep for several days. Went back to hospital and diagnosed with high level of anxiety. Over the phone, a doctor presc...

    John’s Answer

    I would advise you and your wife to contact a board-certified personal injury trial lawyer on this case; there are many in the Austin area who could consult with you. Your best chance to get the relevant medical records is from the facility where Mom is being treated now; by now some member of the family must be signing consents, etc. to arrange for treatment, and that facility likely has records from the prior emergency room visit, etc. These cases are very fact specific and it is not clear from the facts provided what happened with Mom's care, but definitely a consultation with a qualified Texas attorney is in order. Good luck and sorry to hear of this unfortunate case.

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  • If you had a tumor and was told by a cancer doctor that it was cancer but after having the tumor removed you found out it was n

    if you were diagnosed with cancer by a cancer specialist but later found out you did not have cancer and the only reason you had surgery is because you thought you had cancer is this considered medical malpractice because you cant take surgery bac...

    John’s Answer

    Whether or not it amounts to medical malpractice in Texas also requires an elvuation of the degree of harm you suffered; whether or not tissues/organs were removed in treatment of the mis-diagnosed cancer, and many other factors. Your best course of action is to consult a board-certified personal injury trial lawyer in Texas. The time limit for bringing a malpractice case is almost (but not always) two years from the date of the malpractice. So in a case of misdiagnosis, it would be two years from the date of the misdiagnosis; not two years from the surgery as a result of the misdiagnosis, or two years from when you discovered the mistake (unless it was impossible to know about the mistaken diagnosis until you learned you did not have cancer). The whole area of limitations in Texas is very complex, so it would be prudent to talk to a qualified Texas attorney as soon as possible. The initial consultation will be free, but it would be make things faster and easier if you obtain your medical records from the cancer specialist who misdiagnosed you, and from any subsequent treating physicians. I too am glad you don't have cancer, but sorry you went through all the pain/suffering/grief associated with that diagnosis. Good luck to you.

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