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  • What's the Statue of limitations for a hospital bill this particular bill is over 10 years old and we just now getting word on i

    Bill that was 10 years old that was supposed to be covered by your insurance company never wise as far as we know and this collection agency wants to do to collect

    Noah’s Answer

    The statute of limitations for hospital debt is typically the same as break of contract which in Pennsylvania is 4 years. However, the statute of limitations defense needs to be raised as an affirmative defense if in fact suit is filed.

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  • I've been getting sick & my apartment tested positive for several types of mold. Is this a personal injury case?

    I haven't been feeling well since moving into my apartment. I've seen several doctors, have had a battery of tests done & now have a few diagnoses. I couldn't understand why out of nowhere was my health failing until a friend mentioned that I sh...

    Noah’s Answer

    Short answer maybe. It really depends on the extent of harm you suffered as a result of the exposure and if you can prove the exposure is what directly led to your injuries, then yes. If there is any doubt about what caused your injuries, I would hire a mold remediation company to test the amount of mold/contaminant you have been exposed to.

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    noah

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  • What is my recourse if a dental university has ruined my mouth

    4 yrs & $13000 dollars after starting treatment with pitt dental university i have lost 3out of 4 implants with no attempt made to save them or remove them before they could do more damage ...they were each left to fall out on their own causing ex...

    Noah’s Answer

    Dental malpractice cases require expert testimony that the care rendered fell below the acceptable standards of care in the dental industry. A bad outcome does not equal a case, but if you can have a second dentist opine that negligence caused your injuries, you would be entitled to compensation. It is typically difficult to find a lawyer to handle dental malpractice, but you can try the Allegheny County Bar Association at 412.261.5555.

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    noah

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  • Can you recover for damages if the other driver has a low tort limit?

    My boyfriend was critically injured as a pedestrian. His bills are approximately $750,000. The driver who hit him has $25,000 in tort coverage. My boyfriend does not drive and did not have any car insurance. Is there any other way to recover for ...

    Noah’s Answer

    You need to see if he had an umbrella home insurance policy, review your own policy, and then review all circumstances of the accident to see if any third parties could also be liable.

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    noah

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  • The cemetary that my son is buried at has lost his grave marker now they can't find it and I don't know what to do about this

    21 years ago my wife and I buried our son. He had a flat grave stone. The cemetary does not know what happened to it and now we don't know where he'e buried. I contacted the cemetary people and they told us that they are working on it. It's be...

    Noah’s Answer

    well this is just awful, so my condolences to you and your wife.

    Your legal question is a question of contracts. You had a contract with the cemetery. You would need to review the original documents between the parties, but my thoughts are that there is probably language protecting the owner from any type of damage or replacement responsibility if the tombstone is damaged or stolen (this is known to happen, so I would assume that there is some type of "we are not responsible for damage"), however, I would think that it is the owner's responsibility to at least have some typos of plot map, knowing very well that this could happen.

    This is really unfortunate. My advice, is to schedule a meeting with someone from the cemetery, inform them that you have communicated with a lawyer, and ask if they have insurance for this? Hopefully somebody helps you and this gets worked out.

    good luck
    noah

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  • If you see your child hit by a car can you sue for yourself as well as sue for the child

    I witness my son get struck by a car while he was on visitation with me am I able to sue the driver for this

    Noah’s Answer

    yes - if you are in the zone of danger - It is wise to try to include multiple plaintiffs if possible as most insurance policies are set up based upon the number of individuals harmed.

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    noah

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  • Lose lag over zimmer knee replacement

    bad knee got infected

    Noah’s Answer

    Infection cases can be difficult. because infections can happen in any circumstance. However. I would definitely obtain your medical records and have them reviewed by a Pennsylvania medical malpractice attorney to be sure.

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    noah

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  • Isn't it UNETHICAL for an attorney to ask to BORROW money from his client? (and then not pay it back, even with a contract)

    I have a loan contract with him. He gives me a check every month but states not to deposit yet. Now I have a bunch of old checks. If I file a complaint, will the BAR put pressure on him to honor the contract? It is over $40,000! Could he lose hi...

    Noah’s Answer

    Interesting question. A lawyer absolutely CANNOT loan his client money, but you are asking if the lawyer can borrow money from the client under a written agreement. My first impression is yes, as long as it in now affects the current representation. You could always file a civil suit for breach of contract against the lawyer. If the money in any way pertains to your current representation, I think the lawyer could be in trouble. You can contact the Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board Ethics Dept. for a more thorough answer.

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    noah

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  • If my spouse is killed in a car accident and I file a lawsuit w/ the insurance company, do i have to set u an estate to get paid

    my spouse had no will or significant amounts of money in the bank.

    Noah’s Answer

    If the lawsuit is on behalf of the estate, then yes typically an estate will have to be opened if a lawsuit is being filed. I doubt under any scenario the insurance company would be willing to pay you directly without an estate being opened, but I guess theoretically it is possible.

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  • SOL

    If a lawyer files a petition for a subpoena in civil court but does not file a complaint or writ, does it toll the SOL? The subpoena asks for documents but does not state a cause of action.

    Noah’s Answer

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    As stated - no. However, my understanding is that there has to be some writ or suit filed in order to issue a subpoena. I am not aware of a procedure of issuing a subpoena without a case or docket number. You would need to verify, but that has been my experience and all subpoenas require this information. Now if they filed a new case number for simply presenting a petition, then I do not believe it would fulfill the SOL - could depend upon name of parties and type of petition.

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    noah

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