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My 14 year old grandson got into a fight with another 14 or
My 14 year old grandson got into a fight with another 14 or 15 year old boy in their apt complex. My grandson was knocked to the ground and the other boy started kicking him mostly to the head. The other boy's adult brother was there and kept yelling at the boy to keep kicking him and did nothing to stop the fight. My grandson finally escaped & went home all bloody. My son had to take him to the ER where he received 7 staples in his head and had contusions all over his head and arms where he was trying to protect himself while down. Some young girls came to my son's apt & stated they had video of the fight which clearly showed the adult brother encouraging the other boy to keep kicking him while he was down. My son talked to the police who said they would come by & speak to the parents of the girls & view the video. I have 2 questions: One is can both boys be cited for anything for fighting and two: can the adult be charged for anything for egging his little brother to continue kicking my grandson in the head while down?
This questions is regarding a 35 year old woman diagnosed
This questions is regarding a 35 year old woman diagnosed with lymphoma cancer approximately 9 years ago. The patient's primary care physician was on vacation in July, 2013 and told the patient that if she had any problems while the doctor was away togo to local ER. A home health care nurse sent her to the ER during this time. A report from the local hospital emergency room doctor stated “upon the patient's arrival at the hospital that the patient is another "Street Junkie"”. This report was made upona 6 minute long evaluation where no urine was drawn, no blood or anything else done to provide evidence of his statement. The patient refused his treatment when he ordered a nurse to give the patient a shot of Narcan. The patient is allergic to Narcan. Thenext morning, the patient's Mother called the head of ER and asked what the file said and was informed it alleged that the patient was at the emergency room the night before because of drug abuse. The patient has on pain medications for neuropathy, back andleg pain that goes with the disease since the cancer diagnosis. This 6 minute report caused the patient to lose treatment and doctors. The same doctor has checked the patient since that time and said she is fine. However, the patient had to return to the ERthe next day, because she could not urinate on her own and he refused to catheterize her and gave her a fluid pill which only complicates the problem since she could not urinate. The patient returned home and almost collapsed with pain. She went to anotherhospital where she was diagnosed with Rabdomyletisi and was admitted to ICU for 5 days. On the 6th of October, the patient suffered a very bad seizure and an ambulance was called. The patient's Mother called the asked that the patient be taken to UT in Knoxville(approximately 60 miles away). The Paramedic said that as bad as it appeared that back up from local hospital was needed. Upon arrival to the local hospital, the emergency room doctor was the one that stated in his previous report that the patient was a junkieand seeking pain meds. He refused to call UT. He accused the patient of drug seeking and stated she didn't have a seizure. A non-contrast CT was ordered and the patient suffered another seizure while inside the CT tube. The patient chewed her tongue and lipduring the seizure. When she came out of the tube and regained conscience the doctor was pounding on the patient's chest and pushed her thumb nails until they were bleeding. He continued to state that the patient did not have a seizure and she was faking it.He was reported him to the hospital. The patient has been advised by the local sheriff's department to make a charge of assault and battery at the local police department (hospital under police jurisdiction instead of county. The patient has fears that sheis not going to be able to get actual records today from the hospital and she doesn't trust the city police department when it comes to a doctor versus a patient. What should the patient do? The family wants this doctor to pay for all the sadness, depressionand injuries inflicted on the patient and her family. Thank you.
My 35 year old son was shot several times. My son was breaking
my 35 year old son was shot several times. My son was breaking into a home at the time. He was not armed and only got to the front door. The homeowner chased him down and shot him. The homeowner also continue to shoot up the automobile. My son is serving 12 years in prison and the homeowner was not indicated. I know my son was wrong, but the homeowner was also wrong. We come from a small town and the homeowner is the brother in law of the judge. Do we have a civil case? It happen in Ironton, Ohio
I have a question. My husband quit his job on 21 May
Hi. I have a question. My husband quit his job on 21 May 2015. His manager went and pressed false charges of assault and battery. what can we do to file a defamation of character lawsuit?
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I asked a questions about criminal assault, my husband punched
I asked a questions about criminal assault, my husband punched a guy in the mouth 15 stitches, he admits to it, The victim got a lawyer who wants to resolve the matter with us which means they are probably looking to civilly sue. In PA what is the average civil suit for simple assault, including medical damages. We will pay medical costs, my husband has no prior record, I don't know if that matters.
I filed an assault and battery charge against a coworker who
I filed an assault and battery charge against a coworker who punched me in the eye. Also, due to a temporary suspension, the incident led to forgone income I could have made. First of all, he provoked me at work by snatching a bag that's mine and thenelevated his arm (a gesture to take the first hit in a fight) and told me what r u going to do about it? Eventually he charged at me while I was walking away. He then seung at me, but I leaned back and his fist landed on a bag i was holding, knocking it offmy hands. Feeling threatened, I grabbed him by the nexk with one arm and kept him at a safe distance from me. But, coworkers came into it to stop it from escalating further, at which point my hands were held down by a coworker and he sucker punched me. Thereare a few witnesses and he has enough money to pay me income forgone due to the suspension.. so far about $800.
My son and his girlfriend were viciously attacked and beaten
My son and his girlfriend were viciously attacked and beaten by 2 women and 8 men. This happened 3-29. He has been hospitalized 3 times and rec'd stitches and surgery. There were 5 ribs broken. He bled internally and is still on oxygen and taking blood thinners due to the many blood clots still in his system. I don't understand how the dectective or DA could possibly even believe "mutual combat"!! He has been unable to work and is still in pain. Does he have any recourse? His medical bills are astronomical.If he hires an attorney, how should he select one?
On May 28 my daughter was leaving theView more personal injury law questions
On May 28 my daughter was leaving the XXXXXXXXXXXXX in Ohio where she XXXXXXX. She was crying after hearing upsetting news about her daughter. Some chaplain at this hospital completely overreacted and walked her to the Emergency Department. My daughter was crying and upset; she did not realize their intentions in time to get away from the hospital and to go home. Plans were made to admit my daughter to a psych hospital, against my daughter's wishes and against my daughter's husband’s wishes. They refused to call her doctor. My daughter, crying, went to her car. She saw 8 men coming at her. She ran. These 8 men tackled her to the pavement. They severely damaged her previously healthy left knee. They put a hood over her head. My daughter has asthma. As a direct result of this hospital's actions, my daughter was denied timely medical care for her knee. My daughter was seen by an orthopedic surgeon at Ohio Health Sports Medicine. An MRI revealed a full thickness ACL tear, bone marrow edema, a moderate to large sized joint effusion and MCL damage. They destroyed the cartilage in her left knee. She cannot walk. She cannot work. She is now in 3 weeks of physical therapy in preparation for surgical repair of her left knee. After surgery, she requires rehab. She is out of work for the summer at least. She has lost her $1584/week income as an RN. She followed hospital policy and filed a complaint on the hospital's hotline. They have not satisfactorily addressed any of the medical, moral, financial and legal issues that they caused. She needs to be restored, both physically and financially. Someone should have put an arm around her and comforted her, she was having a bad night. Instead they gave her a serious injury and they don’t care. Does she have legal recourse?