In a personal injury claim/suit, is it common for the defendant to gain access to the full medical records of the claimant? I mean not only records directly relating to the injury but also the previous general medical history, including psychiatri...
The disclosure of supposedly unrelated past medical can be fought over, but most good plaintiff's lawyers don't fight, because they don't want it to look like you are trying to hide anything. If there is something in the records that is particularly sensitive, the plaintiff's lawyer can ask the court to make sure they are not made public. Almost any pre-existing condition can be dealt with favorably if done by a lawyer who knows how to do so.See question
a corporate case were asked. Can I correct my testimony to object to them?
Once you answer the question, it is there in the record. Objecting just puts that with your answer. You cannot get them to erase the answer. Now if it is something that is very private or confidential, you can ask the court to make it non-public or even maybe take it out. But you will need an attorney to do that. It is a complicated process.See question
I just received my papers and I am being sued for a car accident from 2 years back by the other motorist's insurance company. I was uninsured at the time. They filed the day before the statute of limitations ended. 14. Wherefore, premises...
It is what the insurance is asking for. They are asking the court to award monetary relief... etc.See question
Coming to find out. The other party didn't have an Insurance. Bills coming in and Im injured. What do I do? Can I sue the other party for my bills and Damages? Please help.
This is one of the most common questions asked. The answer is that you should have uninsured motorist coverage on your own insurance to protect you from drivers who have no insurance. You should get a lawyer to handle the claim for you as it is just like going after the other driver only your insurance acts like the other driver's insurance.See question
It might. That depends on many details. It always helps of you have evidence other than your word against theirs. You should get a lawyer to go over the details with you.See question
As others have said, it violates HIPAA to give information without a release. However, it may be that you signed a release when you signed the paperwork with the hospital. You may not have know the release was in the paperwork.See question
Can the Mother of the Respondent to a case serve Subpoenas on witnesses. Is the rule, any one over 18 years and not a party to the case or does the rule require that it must be a disinterested party to the case? Also, the date of services signed...
The mother can serve the subpoena, assuming it is properly issued. The date change may or may not make any difference. As long as the date reflects the truth, it is probably OK..See question
I am seeking an attny to prosecute a malicious prosecution / defamation case as well as a few other things. My case is 100% legit. It's getting close to the statute of limitations running out, and is a very detailed case, but I have spent 100's o...
You have said just about every red flag that will cause any good lawyer to decline your case.
--You talk about lazy lawyers, which means you will blame the lawyer for whatever happens.
--You are convinced you must win, which is NEVER true.
--You are close to the statute of limitations, which means the lawyer has no time to do independent due diligence before filing. And I hope you don't think the statute is two year, because in defamation cases it is one year.
--You think the lawyer will rip you off, which usually translates into you trying to tell the lawyer how to handle the case.
--You want the lawyer to take it on a contingent fee, which is no risk to you. That is not a red flag except when all the other stuff is added in.
i work at grocery store for 2 1/2 yrs and now i have carpal tunnel syndrome and have to have surgery sept.4th
You can sue them if their negligence caused your injury. Negligence can include not providing safety equipment and not providing a safe work place, but it is very technical after recent Texas court cases. You should talk to a lawyer and go over your options.See question
Both Plaintiff and Respondent have listed a party in their discovery as a person they intend to call as a witness at final trial. If I issue a Subpoena Duces Tecum for this witness to have the witness appear at trial with certain documents, can ...
The rule is anyone can call any witness they have identified in discovery. A subpoena just requires the person to show up. If the person comes voluntarily a subpoena is not required. So the fact you issued a subpoena is irrelevant to who can call the person to testify. When it is a party's tern to call witnesses, they can call any witness regardless of who subpoenaed them..See question