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Jeffrey Parker Crabtree

Jeffrey Crabtree’s Answers

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  • Insurance blames me 25% fault for when i was t-boned by a car making left turn crossing 2 lanes and a double yellow line.

    I was riding my motorcycle came to a complete stop at a red light to make a right turn as the light turned green i had to wait for the pedestrians cross the street as i did i got in the left lane of the 4 lane street 2 lanes going each way with a ...

    Jeffrey’s Answer

    Since you have a lawyer already, I recommend you not post your version of events and questions on the web. The other side may find out and be able to use it in ways you do not expect. only talk to your own lawyer.

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  • Can i get in trouble if I installed spyware on my ex girlfriend cell without her kowledge?

    I managed to hack my exs cell and have been monitoring her calls, messages an easedropping on here calls.

    Jeffrey’s Answer

    I strongly advise you unhack asap. I do not practice criminal law, but I'm pretty sure you have broken state and federal criminal laws which include potential jail or prison time. If you undo it and nobody finds out, you may be ok, but if you continue . . . . . .

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  • If possible nerve damage is the result of a problem from having brain surgery and doctors turn around and ignore your symptoms

    and will not give you a nerve test when you ask for one and you later find out that you do have nerve damage. Is that Medical Malpractice, Medical Negligence or both?

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    Neurology can be subjective. Just because one neurologist believes X and treats you a certain way does not mean another one will feel the same way.
    I recommend you get a copy of your records from neurologist #1. Then do some online work in your area and look for another neurologist, and ask friends or co-workers or others for opinions about neurologists, esp ask anyone who works in the medical field, like a nurse friend.. Eventually you will hear of another neurologist who sounds good. Call and ask for an appointment, and just say you are looking for a second opinion. Do NOT go into an explanation re the first neurologist did things wrong, did not treat you right, etc. That'll just turn off Dr # 2. After you get a second opinion you'll be in a better position to decide what to do next.

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  • What can I do if i went to get a lipoma removed but the doctor only removed partial? Tnx

    In the middle of surgery he cut and I felt it, doctor had to shoot numbing medicine. Sorry for my language but he did a half *** job.

    Jeffrey’s Answer

    Your subject line (partial removal of a lipoma) seems different from your description (in middle of surgery he cut and you felt it, had to shoot numbing medicine. I'm not sure what the issue is. Can you provide more detailed info?

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  • Do I need an employment attorney to negotiate on my behalf?

    My employer has been paying me less than the agreed-upon hourly rate since the start of my employment (20 months ago). I was denied access to employment documents in my HR file until yesterday, so now I have documented proof of my claim. My employ...

    Jeffrey’s Answer

    You should contact an employment attorney in Hawaii asap. If you e-mail me at lawyer@consumerlaw.com, or call me at 536-6260 I will give you several names. No charge for this service.

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  • Hi, I just would like to know if I can bring my two kids with me back to our home country without their fathers consent?

    We are not a u.s citizen yet, my husband have a dv case but I was dismissed just this month. I want to go back to our home country but I don't know how. I don't have any relatives here To run on to if anything happen again. I need your advise. Tha...

    Jeffrey’s Answer

    Call the Legal Aid Society office on Kauai:
    (808) 245-7580 on KAUAI

    Call the Domestic Violence Hotline. On Kauai:
    YWCA Kauai Family Violence Shelter
    3094 Elua Street
    Lihue, HI 96766
    (808) 245-8404

    Crisis Line:
    (808) 245-4144

    Services offered to victims of domestic violence and their children: Emergency Shelter, Food, Clothing, Child Care, Counseling, Support Groups, Restraining Orders, 24-hour

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  • Is there a statute of limitation for filing a claim against a spouse (separated but not legal) for his 1/2 of the mortgage pmt?

    When my husband and I separated, (not legally), we agreed to split the mortgage payment in 1/2. Originally he was paying that starting falling short and now hasn't paid since October. Can I file a claim against him for his share of the mortgage ...

    Jeffrey’s Answer

    You need to contact a family law attorney. My uninformed opinion (I dont do family law) is that you cannot sue your spouse just for this failure to pay--I think it needs to get worked out in connection with a divorce and division of assets and liabilities. Assuming you were both responsible for the mortgage payment, you are responsible for the whole payment even if your spouse should be paying half and isn't), so the bank wont care that your spouse is missing those payments. Again, you need a family law attorney soon. The general statute of limitations for breach of contract in Hawaii is 6 years, but I am not saying that applies to you.

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  • I have been suspended from my employer, pending investigation, of leaving cash on the cashiers desk. What rights do I have?

    What rights to I have without proof? Does the employer have rights to terminae me? In the company hand book, it states if found stealing money, that would be grounds for termination. I left the cash on the cashiers desk. This a practice that all...

    Jeffrey’s Answer

    Was the cash lost, or just temporarily left on the counter and then put in the cash drawer? Was the sale rung up and closed? If you are a member of a union, talk to your union rep. asap. Most jobs in Hawaii are called "at will" employment, meaning your employer can fire you for any reason, or even no reason, as long as by doing so they are not discriminating on basis of race, gender, etc. Many company hand books specifically say the handbook does not create any rights or protections, but other handbooks might create "due process" type rights, eg the right to a hearing, so read your company handbook carefully. There are exceptions to what I'm about to say, but to a large degree, you are at the mercy of your employer--if it is like most employers, they can fire you for any reason, even if they cannot prove a violation. I recommend you contact an employment lawyer asap, since the outcome may hurt your future employment chances drastically. An attorney might be able to negotiate a resolution that will keep your employment file free of any violation, etc.

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  • Do i need a malpractice attorney

    I has a mesh ingunial surgery in january 2012. Surgeon because of his negligence of the exact place where my hernia was he opened me up in wrong place. Causing me severe adhesion scar tissue and a severed nerved. I'm completely numb on right side ...

    Jeffrey’s Answer

    You may have a valid case. You need to connect with a WA medical malpractice attorney. Use the "Find" feature here on AVVO and input medical malpractice and WA and there will be options to research and choose from.

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  • Do I have a case going after, those two former co-workers?

    On July 2011 my two co-workers framed me up by complaining a sexual harassment against me. I was transferred to another department and got investigated. For that duration of the case, I encountered very stressful life every single day. I was worri...

    Jeffrey’s Answer

    If the discrimination allegations ended up in your favor, I recommend you put it all in your rear view mirror and move forward with your life. It will be very difficult and probably not economically worth it to bring a successful counter-case against 2 co-workers.

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