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Questions From LawFirmofAmerica.com Visitors Year

Hello I am in need of a lot of answers, my niece was killed in north Carolina, the police report claims it was an accident, the person that was in the company truck was drunk and my niece was killed in the so called accident but the person that was in the so called accident walked away with no injuries from the scene.

2013

Elder neglect, proven by my mom dying of toxicity, dehydrated, pneumonia, and left alone 10 hrs a day. Put to bed at night with Ativan and locked in a room until 7:00 a.m.

2013

 I am in the process of a wrongful death suit my father who was neglected at the hospital. My dad had several children but he only spoke to me and my sister. There was no will. Will the other children be entitled to the settlement I receive. Only me and my sister are on the suit?

2013

My sisters and I were a party to a wrongful death suit on behalf of my brother. We all gave depositions on how his death impacted our lives and were assured by our parents that we would all share the monies from this suit. I would like to know how we can go about obtaining the dollar amount of the suit and our rights if any to pursue our promised portion of the money we know they received or are receiving. We suspect they receive an annual allotment.

2013

Girl was texting and crossed center line. Hit my daughter in-law head on and killed her. Is there a case?

2013

We were told to call a lawyer by the attending physician at hospital after my mom died.  She had turned 48. The nurses are responsible for her death.

2013

My mother was left unattended in her wheelchair at a rehab center and at 8:49 p.m. she was strangled by a bedridden patient while in her wheelchair, to which she is double strapped restrained so that she can stay in the chair. 

2013

Husband was killed by a Drunk/High Driver.

2013

I have a friend that died after being prescribed methadone. Does the family have any legal rights?

2013

A settlement was reached in my mother's wrongful death suit.  My mother had a will splitting everything with my brother, myself, and grandchildren of my deceased brother.  How will the wrongful death settlement be split in Ohio?

2013

Legal Issue: My mother was taken to hospital on said date because she couldn't walk. When she was admitted she lay in the bed without being examined and only being given diabetic medication.  When a doctor did come to see her he told her that they needed the bed and that she needed to go the rehabilitation center to learn to walk again. She went there and she eventually died.

2013

My brother was killed by involuntary manslaughter by vehicle, do I still have time to file a claim, mother and father both deceased?

2013

Need help with Mesothelioma claim.

2013

Man died suddenly after taking an antibiotic that caused a fatal side effect of arrhythmia. The man had a cardiac arrhythmia himself that his doctor ignored and prescribed the antibiotic that and caused his death.

2013

My brother and his friend were killed by a drunk driver.

2013

Mother died in nursing home.  Have proof of abuse.

2013

My mother was hit and killed by a car more than three months ago.

2013

My brother died when he got hit by a bus.

2013

I have a question I hope you can answer. My father passed away and his wife filed a lawsuit against the doctor and recently found that she was awarded money from this settlement from this hospital.  Is she solely entitled to all the money from that settlement? Please if you can answer this question or direct me to someone who can.  Also, my father did not have a will and he and his wife were only married for five years.

2013

Legal Issue: My daughter who had a severe heart malfunction. Her cardiologist gave her shots that killed her.  According to the paperwork she did not meet the conditions for getting shots.

2013

Legal Issue:  Family member died after seeing doctor for a virus and taking prescribed meds.

2013

House fire and the smoke alarms did not work.

2013

Can biological parents sue when their 4 month son died from suffocation while in foster care?  The State placed the baby in the care of a blind foster mother. 

2013

The killing of my son by the Police Department

2013

My son was shot 6 times by police after he shot a cop dog.

2013

My 26 year old daughter was found hung at the woman's adult corrections institution.

2013

Legal Issue: At approximately 2:05 pm, my mother’s oxygen level on the monitor appeared to be dropping.  Not sure what was happening, I became alarmed, went into the hallway and asked what we should do.  He then came into the room, immediately removed her oxygen mask she died shortly thereafter from lack of oxygen.

2013

What is the statute of limitation on a wrongful death lawsuit in Colorado?

2013

How much do you normally receive in a wrongful death case from Insurance company in the state of Missouri?

2013

I was badly injured and my 2006 Toyota Avalon totaled on impact in a car accident (by myself), with the unintended acceleration of my gas pedal; also, none of the airbags deployed.

2013

I was told by a family friend to file a wrongful death lawsuit (my baby was murdered) can you help me?

2013

My husband was hit by a driver while riding his motorcycle.

2013

Prescription related death question.

2013

What can I do if I feel that a family member passed due to what I feel was neglect and ignorance at a long term health care facility.

2013

My Son died due to medical negligence by a local hospital.

2013

Automotive brake malfunction case. 2013
My mother died as a result of a hospital procedure 2012
Mother died related to medications.  She was on 19 prescribed medications. 2012
My dad lost his life due to nurse neglect, breaking standard care procedure. 2012
I would like to know how I would go about getting a lawyer to represent my deceased fathers case? 2012
My husband was killed on job in car with boss. 2012
Mother died due to misdiagnosis by doctor 2012
I am needing to file a wrongful death civil suit. 2012
Wrongful death of my son. He was electrocuted and died on job. OSHA determined that the violations of safety and health standards at the worksite. 2012

Prison death. He was a diabetic and became sick and passed away.

2012
My mom passed away on a psyche floor at hospital from a fatal cardiac arrhythmia. She has no cardiac history. 2012
I was struck by an 18 wheeler going the wrong way in traffic. 2012
I was in a wreck on interstate near.  she was speeding and ran up on me and swerved to miss but swerved back into me sending me into a bridge wall. 2012
Is the money you receive from a wrongful death law suit taxable income? 2012
Complications from surgery mesh. 2012
My disabled (epilepsy) son was injured in an head on collision between two school buses that are from the same district. 2012
My dad died. He had a car wreck. 2012
Family member died due to injuries from fall at hospital. 2012
Wrongful death case for my son. He was 20. 2012
My brother died at a bar/restaurant due injuries from bouncer. 2012
My husband broke his neck at work. 2012
Wrongful death case related to nursing home neglect. 2012
I was at a sporting event and a man had a seizure and fell from the stands and landed on my leg According to my doctor, I can expect to be brace dependent for the rest of my life. 2012
Traumatic brain injury on my son. 2012
My grandson is getting a settlement for a wrongful death of his father in a motorcycle accident. He is a minor and has a younger brother from another relationship. Neither my daughter of the woman was married to him, and his sister was named next of kin. How evolved can my daughter be in the decisions made on the behalf of her son. 2012
I was injured on a drilling rig...can you help me? 2012
I suffered chemical inhalation on the job due to the managers neglect . 2012

Family member died in airplane crash. It was shown that a faulty stabilizer was the cause of this.

2012
My aunt fell from a lift chair when her sitter was out of the room she broke her neck. 2012
Backed into by FedEx freight semi. 2012
Mother died following hip replacement surgery 2012
Personal injury of my right foot, injury from a shuttle bus. 2012
Father died after surgery complications. 2012
Methadone case 2012
Injured on job with severe brain injuries 2012
Car accident 2012
My son drowned in housing complex swimming pool 2012
Prescription drug related injuries 2012
Son passed away during birth. 2012
Death following taking prescription drugs.  Class action help? 2012
Wrongful death dealing with pregnancy situation. 2012
My daughter has been in a car accident that totaled her car and left her with an injury. 2012
I WAS INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT WHILE BEING TRANSPORTED IN A VAN 2012
Nursing home related injuries 2012
My car was hit by another driver who ran the red light. 2012
Father died from died from pneumonia and septic shock in jail. 2012
Death related to nursing home injuries 2012
Swimming pool death at youth function 2012
Wrongful death, I would like to know if I myself can file a lawsuit against the nursing home for negligence. 2012
My husband died from complications of diverticulitis 2012
mistake during surgery caused major infection to spread through body. 2012
I had my son drown in a pubic pool. 2012
Job Injury 2012
WRONGFUL DEATH AND MEDICAL MALPRACTICE 2012
Injury 2012
Need a good wrongful death suit attorney. Case involves brutal death of my son. 2012
My husband was involved in a work related accident the result of his accident ended in death 2012
On the job construction related death. 2012
MY FATHER WAS GIVEN A MEDICATION THAT ULTIMATELY CAUSED HIS DEATH. 2012
Axute ethanol toxicity WRONGFUL DEATH LAWSUIT 2012
Poisoning from house resulted in death. 2012
Death of my father in an auto accident. 2012
I lost my husband due to a work place accident 2012
Pharmacy failed to fill anti-vomit prescription that night she aspirated and died. 2012
My sister died as a result of medical malpractice. 2012
My child was backed over and killed at 20 months. 2012
I was hit by a truck and the driver speed off. 2012
   
My daughter was killed in an accident 18 months ago. A horse was tied outside a fence on a 2 lane state highway. It got loose and ran in front of her car. 2012

Rights related to wrongful death of step-son.

2012
What is the statue of limitation on a wrongful death suit against an employer. My husband was killed in a car accident while working out of town. 2012
I have a nephew who was shot by police while he was sleeping.  He is currently in the hospital as we speak.  2012
What is needed to prove wrongful death? 2012
wrongful death son died in jail can not get anyone to help me. 2012
My son was killed due to falling off the bak of a suv/truck. 2012
Need help with wrongful death settlement ($850,000) 2012
My wife was involved in an auto accident...ultimately died. 2012
Tobacco litigation claim 2012
Broken leg due to equipment falling on me at work 2012
Wrongful death due to hospital actions. 2012
The father of my child was killed by police shoot 3 times by an off duty police officer. 2012
Tobacco / Black Lung case 2012
My sister was killed in a hit and run. The driver has been arrested and is out on bail. The driver was most likely drunk as she was at a bar before hand. 2012
My mother died due to falling and getting stuck between her hospital bed and electric wheel chair where she struggled. 2012
Nursing home neglect. 2012
My mother suffered a subdermal brain hematoma as a result from a fall while in the hospital. 2012
Accutane lawsuit help. 2012
I was involved in an accident that was definitely the other Drivers' fault. 2012
Involved in high speed accident. 2012
My son passed away August 2010 of an overdose of prescription pain medication.  2012
Work related injury.  Surgery Required. 2012
Car accident. 2012
Death due to nursing home activities - medication 2012
My brother was killed in a single car accident. 2012
New tire blowout causing physical damage to the car.  2012
Wife passed away in hospital after biopsy and pain. 2012
Nursing home injuries. 2012
My mother died because the two defilulators they tried to use failed to work properly. 2012
Bad drug caused complete blindness in right eye. 2012
my uncle who fell unattended in his room after only being in this facility for 3 day when we sat there with the OP And the PT all documented that he was not to be left alone well he died injuries sustained to his fall 5 days later at the hospital 2012
Husband killed while riding his motorcycle by a negligent driver. 2012
Need help determining if I have a case for Wrongful Death due to medical malpractice/ negligence regarding my 39yr-old husband 2011
City bus accident. 2011
Hospital misdiagnosis wrongful death claim. 2011
House fire is believed to have been started by  cordless drill which has been recalled 2011
Mother's death due to nursing home injuries. 2011
My father passed away from wrongful death and medical malpractice 2011
Wrongful death claim against auto manufacturer 2011
Auto accident 2011
My son was killed in a car accident. 2011
Auto accident and a passange killed, one in coma. 2011
Can fedral railroad disabily money be collect from a person whom has lost in a wrongful death case? 2011
Defective product injury bought a defective skilsaw 2011
Car accident. 2011
Wrongful death case for my mother. 2011

My mother was killed while a man was eluding the police.

2011
Death of 9 year old daughter 2011
My wife passed suddenly and unexpectedly last month. Related to prescription drugs. 2011
Death caused by faulty state highway negligence 2011
How long after a person's death can you file a wrongful death suit. 2011
Wrongful death.  Nursing home abuse. 2011
My sister died at the hospital. The hospital opted to not do the sugery because she did not have insurance. 2011
Mother died related to prescription drug. 2011
Black lung litigation. 2011
Father was killed by another motorist on and died the next day from injuries sustained in the crash 2011
Wrongful death case due to faulty medical equipment. 2011
How long is the statue of limitations for on the jobs deaths? 2011
Medical Malpractice resulting in wrongful death of stillborn son due to doctor's failure to recognice and treat fetal distress. 2011
Car accident. 2011
Husband was killed when scuba tank exploded. 2011
Wrongful death - medical mapractice question. 2011
Wrongful death, medical malpractice from ER. 2011
Need a lawyer that handles dram shop law. 2011
Death due to heart medication and mechanical heart valve issues. 2011
Work related accident. 2011
Chemical plant leak of h2s and other harmful chemicals. 2011
Father was a truck driver and he died on his job. 2011
Death from rotten duplex stairs. 2011
Wrongful death / medical malpractice / misdiagnosis 2011
Wrongful death claim against hospital. 2011
Need help reviewing wrongful death case. 2011
Wrongful death lawsuit question related to heart valve replacements. 2011
Can more than one lawsuit be filed against the company that hit our daughter and killed her? Her fiancée is filing on behave of her son, but was wondering as a parent if we have any rights. 2011
Daughter died after tummy tuck. 2011
Seeking justice on behalf of my beloved Dad whose wrongful death was caused by the negligence of doctor and hospital staff who did not promptly and properly treat circulatory issues that led to loss of limb and other complications. 2011
Prescription drug related death. 2011
Wrongful death claim against auto manufacturer. 2011
My son was killed in prison by another inmate. 2011
Medical mal practice / medical negligence. 2011
Car accident. 2011
We lived in a town house and my 2 yr old son fell through the stairs and suffocated to death. 2011
My mother died in a hospital due to neglect at a nursing home. 2011
Black lung case. 2011
Car accident. 2011
Death related to prescription drug. 2011
My son was killed at our corner,he was on a dirt bike and was hit by a pickup. 2011
Wrongful death. news report stated police did not cause a motorist crash but witness say police caused the accident. 2011
At the hospital, she was having bad contractions and crying, the hospital put her in a room and nobody checked her or the baby for over an hour with her still crying and in pain.  Baby died. 2011
Workmans comp case. 2011
Roll over accident. 2011
My father was a victim in an police involved shooting 2011
Auto accident with injuries. 2011
Prescription drug death. 2011
Medical malpractice death. 2011
Auto accident - hit by SUV. 2011
My child's death due to foster care neglect. 2011
Husband died cutting tree down for neighbor. 2011
Medical doctor inadvertently pierced the bottom of the heart of my sister during a heart catherer procedure, she lost conciseness for 53 minutes.  2011
Wrongful death settle question. 2011
Death of 5 year old son. 2011
Medical malpractice / wrongful death 2011
Severe injury caused by medical doctor and surgical center 2011
Death from surgery complications. 2011
Nursing home abuse. 2011
My father died to what I think was negligence on his surgeons part. 2011
Wrongful death - motor vehicle accident. 2011
Death related to medical patches. 2011
My father was hit and killed by a car. 2011
Wrongful death - failure to diagnosis. 2011
My son was shot and killed by a 14 yr. old boy. 2011
Hospital turned off life support without approval. 2011
My father was killed in an accident coming home from work on his motorcycle almost 2 years ago. 2011
Nursing home neglect and malpractice. 2011
My mother died from complication due to back surgery. 2011
Death of child during birth. 2011
Auto accident - airbags did not deploy. 2011
Death of 3 year old son. 2011
Carbon monoxide poisoning 2011
My wife was pregnant with a set of twins and they both died according to the medical report a drug was given to induce labor after she told the ob staff that she wanted to have a natural birth. My son fell and and hit his head. 2011
Death of 1 month old daughter.  Medical malpractice/misdiagnosis. 2011
Highway design claim, drove off cliff without rails. 2011
Following surgery, they left her for a while, unattended in after recovery. She had went for a time without oxygen to her brain and was pronounced Brain Dead. 2011
Wrongful death / hospital negligence 2011
I have sustained an injury on the job. 2011
Auto accident with injuries. 2011
My 26 year old daughter was killed in auto accident while her friend was driving her vehicle. 2011
My mom died as a result of being overly medicated with Morphine and propofol and put on a ventilator 2011
Need to file wrongful death lawsuit 2011
Auto accident with injuries / pregnant mother. 2011
   
Hospital turned off pacemaker defibrillator without allowing her or her family to participate in this decision 2011
Can a mom sue for wrongful death? 2011
High speed chase with state patrol and county officers ends up with crash that killed 30 year old 2011
My grandmother went for an outpatient procedure at the hospital and never came home. On her death certificate states wrongful death. 2011
During labor the first doctor came in and told them to to take her OR to be prep for a C-Section then another doctor came in and said for her to have him vaginally.  Outcome baby got stuck in birth canal umbilical cord was smashed, baby was without oxygen for over ten minutes. Baby died. 2011
Bike / Truck accident with injuries. 2011
Nursing home abuse / wrongful death. 2011
Wrongful Death- Medical Malpractice- Overmedicated with coumadin causing brain aneurism 2011
My father was killed from injuries sustained while operating his motorcycle. Other driver is at fault. 2011

Hospital negligence / wrongful death

2011
Boy gets hurt in a explosion at work and suffers from a brain hemorrhage.  Died from prescription overdose. 2011

Pharmaceutical related death

2011
Doctor prescribed from medication / wrongful death. 2011

What is the statute of limitation on filing a law suit for an automobile accident?

2011

Car accident / seat belt failure with injuries

2011
Can I file a law suit for wrongful death for a 35 week fetus due to misdiagnosis? 2011

Car accident

2011

Need help filing a wrongful death lawsuit.

2011

911 didn't respond to a call which lead up to my brother’s death.

2011

Nursing home abuse with injuries.

2011
My wife recently passed away due to complications from open heart surgery. 2011
Nursing home accident / wrongful death. 2011

Black lung case

2011

How long is the normal waiting period for a wrongful death suit of a child and what is the normal monetary amount paid to the parent and 2 siblings of the child?

2011

My fiance was killed on a motorcycle after he struck a stalled truck over the crest of a hill sideways blocking both lanes.

2011

My mother in law was killed in a car accident.

2011

Auto accident, wrongful death due to falling asleep at wheel.

2011

I was involved in an auto accident where I was struck by a drunk driver.

2011

Mother passed away surprisingly at a nursing home due to dehydration.

2011

Our daughter died as a result of negligence at a friend’s house.

2011

On the job injury.

2011

My dad was killed by a drunk driver.

2011

We lost our father due to his new doctor putting him on a tread mill test without looking at his history.  He died during the test.

2011

OSHA issues, possibility of negligence, wrongful death.

2011

My husband died of accidental multiple prescription drug ingestion.

2011

Surgery malpractice resulting in wrongful death by unqualified doctor.

2011

I’m trying to see if I have case for a wrongful death suit.

2011

Wrongful death following knee surgery.

2011
   
Car accident with injuries. 2011

Wrongful death/ improper medication.

2011
My sister in law died when getting a stint put in her heart. 2011

Emergency room negligence resulting in wrongful death.

2011

Are parents allowed to be compensated in a wrongful death lawsuit of their child?

2011

Auto accident.

2011

Car accident with injuries.

2011

Auto accident / airbag failed to deploy.

2011

I was hit by a man with an out of state vehicle and out of state license. My daughter and I went to the hospital via ambulance.

2011
Wife passed due to running into a dump truck that was on a two lane highway that was stopped ad not pulled over onto a shoulder. 2011

Daughter was killed in an auto accident.

2011
I was in a bus accident. 2011
Car accident. 2011

Wrongful death claim against private owned hospital, hospital infections and abused care for my brother.

2011
My sister passed away from prescription medicine complications. 2011
High speed car accident. 2011
 

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