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Last September while visiting my sister in Mar Vista I had a

Last September while visiting my sister in Mar Vista I had a major depressive episode and was taken to the Marina del Ray Emergency. I waited 20 hours in a holding room while the staff tried to find an evaluator to assist. In spite of citing section 5250 stating that if I was no longer a threat to self (I was NOT) and having a responsible person (my sister) who would take responsibility, I was put in a 72-hour hold at Las Encinas - Aurora Behavioral Health in Pasadena.I filed a letter of complaint with the hospital about a month ago, citing 5 violations of my HIPAA rights, as well as many other quality of care issues.I have spent 20 years as a mental health counselor and 3 years as a HIPAA educator so I know what the laws state and what my rights are.However, I'm not sure where to go from here and I would appreciate a brief conversation for some further direction.ThanksMaryellen Swanson (###) ###-####DOB: 2/13/45

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Double jeopardy... using the same evidence in two separate

Double jeopardy... using the same evidence in two separate trials... what do I need to know? I've got a case against the trustees of my family trust for commiting a number of disturbing torts against me in Kansas but it's a Missouri trust. I've only filed the lawsuit in Kansas and it's for false imprisonment, defamation, intentional infliction of emotional distress, trespassing, and more. The trustees actually made a deal with my own attorney to drop my case recently and he had just served the defendants. I can prove it but right now I'm on my own. I've filed a motion to suspend the trustee and since I'm the only beneficiary I think the court will be able to replace the trustees but I'm concerned about presenting evidence. I think I can probably find another lawyer who might be able to help me with a lawsuit in Missouri because there's still plenty of time to file for breach of fiduciary claims but the Kansas case is all me. I don't want to mess this up, what should I be concerned about? Worse case scenario and the judge decides that I'm too incompetent to defend myself and dismisses the case, how can that effect me filing in Missouri a month from now?

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AAre you a real person? colorado, are you real? he is in

aAre you a real person?JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: coloradoJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: are you real?JA: No. I'm the lawyer's Assistant.Customer: he is in jail charged in false imprisonment and domestic violenceJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: He was doing what he was doing to protect me

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I was held against my will in a St hospital. Then I was sent

I was held against my will in a St Joe hospital. Then I was sent to Chillicothe because I was homeless. Then I was served and had to move back to Barnabus home. The pyschtris said there was no dementia. The Doctor had changed my meds and put me on Tazadon which I had several side effects. I stopped taking it and was able to pass evaluation. The woman I rented from sold everything she could of mine 4 days after she found i was in the Hospital. Then last year they tried to make me have a Guardian again. During that time I was held 7 months and couldn't afford to get my animals out of the shelter.

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Are statements made to someones attorney grounds for

Are statements made to someones attorney grounds for defamation? I've got a case of intentional infliction of Emotional distress, false imprisonment, Breach of fiduciary duty, And more against the trustees of my family trust. It's A long story, but in summary, I just discovered the existence of a dozen false police reports and other reports made to the local mental health department that outline an almost two year long effort to have me declared legally incompetent so I couldn't sue them for committing estate fraud. Like I said it's a long story. I'll try to get the police to press charges for the false reports and they don't want anything to do with it, they keep saying it's s civil matter. And I can't use the information in the report as a basis for a defamation claim because information provided to the authorities in this respect is considered absolutely privileged. so my question is can I Use statements made to my own attorney by the defendants as a basis for defamation and then just have everything else serve as evidence for the claim? It's been over a year since the reports were made so even if I could use them the statute of limitations has passed for defamation. However it's only been about eight months since the defendants met with my attorney and told him the same thing that they said in those reports. They said I was schizophrenic, diagnosed With borderline personality disorder, that I had domestic charges, and basically anything else that you can think of to try to convince the authorities that I was a dangerous to others were a danger to myself. can I use those comments made my own attorney as a basis for this defamation claim ?

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I sent a demand letter to to a retail chain of damages that

I sent a demand letter to to a retail chain of damages that resulted from a false imprisonment. Their insurance agency sent me a letter to provide information so they can comply with Section 111 of the Medicar, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 (MMSEA). What does this mean?

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What are the ways in which a case can be dropped or

What are the ways in which a case can be dropped or dismissed after the lawsuit is filed? You wouldn't believe what I've been through just to get the defendants served, every possible trick that can be played has been played. The politics involved here have made it unbelievably difficult to bring this case to court, the defendants are literately billionaires and have even gotten to my own attorney. I've been on this website on and off for over a year complaining about this case so the odds are, whoever picks this up might already be familiar with it. I'm the beneficiary of a trust and the trustees have commited a number of torts against me that include false imprisonment, abuse if process, intentional infliction of emotional distress, forgery, one heck of s case of defamation and more. I just served the petition last week but fought like crazy to get it done, my attorney had flat out disappeared and I had to track him down and threaten to hold him responsible for missing any dates. He was almost willing to accept a malpractice suit for not serving. My question is this, how could my case be dismissed or dropped at this point? The first status conference is on 9/15 and my attorney isn't lifting a finger. He said he could ask to extend the dates in order to find an attorney and I'm trying hard to do that but what should be happening at this point in the game? The trial date hasn't even been set yet, in fact, I haven't even received their answer yet but I know that it will basically say "to heck with you". I feel like my case is slipping away and definitely isn't being monitored, if there is a sneaky way of getting it dismissed these guys are sure to try it.

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My non verbal special needs child was restrained in a 5

my non verbal special needs child was restrained in a 5 point harness on the bus based on a old IEP, this is the second time this has happened in two years.this restraint want not due to a safety issue or a behavioral issue, it was done as soon as he got on the bus. The superintendent apologized but this has to be illegal, my child was terrified and even the Pca said that he was was " freaking " out. I want to know if this is a illegal.

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In Minnesota, I had an auto repair that I believe was done

In Minnesota, I had an auto repair that I believe was done incorrectly, resulting in a cost of about $4,000 to replace the engine. I'm considering Conciliation Court.What is the Statute of Limitations for bringing such a claim ?

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