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Author Topic: Legal Advise, I need a lawyer  (Read 8236 times)

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Offline Basquo

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Re: Legal Advise, I need a lawyer
« Reply #50 on: September 02, 2010, 08:31:20 PM »
I was wondering if anyone knows, should I file a complaint with the medical board FIRST and then use their ruling for reasons to file suite?

I'm no lawyer, but I would get one and go for the groin (stigma-fighting and the resulting $$ for you) now. The Board will take a while to investigate and rule and that would give the doc time to cover his tracks/make up something.

Sorry if some take offense to me suggesting going for a monetary settlement but sometimes that's the only thing to which these bigoted mofo's react.

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Re: Legal Advise, I need a lawyer
« Reply #51 on: September 05, 2010, 01:54:30 AM »
Thanks for your thoughts, I would love to hit them right in the crotch, then the wallet and drag their names all through the news.

If I can play this out right, I can get some cash and payoff the mortgage, punish them and HOPEFULLY set some ground rules so this kind of shit stops.

Patrick

Offline Jeffreyj

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Re: Legal Advise, I need a lawyer
« Reply #52 on: September 07, 2010, 08:11:47 AM »
This Shit Head so called DR. needs to pay, and pay big.

My wife was denied a liver because of her HIV status. I called NBC dateline. I got a hold of Bob Arnot, the medical guy there in 1999.

I sued my Insurance Company, and won.

I beg you, don't let this opportunity go by. Forget about this doing it for the money. Do it for all of our HIV community, who gets crapped on at every opportunity.

This is bullshit. A message needs to be sent. They money may or may not come.

I would call every major TV outlet. Maybe you can get some publicity that way, and Lawyers will call you.

Be brave here, and you will be glad you did this!
Good luck!
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Offline Oceanbeach

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Re: Legal Advise, I need a lawyer
« Reply #53 on: September 08, 2010, 02:43:01 PM »
Hey Patrick,

A free legal site which could help you answer some of your questions www.lawguru.com/answers.  Lawguru sends your questions to member attorneys who volunteer their answers.   ;D  Have the best day
Michael

Offline Oceanbeach

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Re: Legal Advise, I need a lawyer
« Reply #54 on: September 08, 2010, 03:05:56 PM »
Patsy dear,  Another excellent resource is http://lawyers.law.cornell.edu  Member attorneys make donations to Cornell School of Law to help students get computer supplies.  They are partnered with www.justia.com.  Their founding partners are the attorneys who created  www.findlaw.com, the organization I offered earlier in this thread.  As I said earlier Findlaw charges around $10,000 per year for a listing in their directory, most attorneys offer free consultations, Justia charges the same and for that kind of money, they (the attorneys) are going to be straight with you.   ;D  Have the best day
Michael

Offline Boze

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Re: Legal Advise, I need a lawyer
« Reply #55 on: September 08, 2010, 06:47:46 PM »
Patsy dear,  Another excellent resource is http://lawyers.law.cornell.edu  Member attorneys make donations to Cornell School of Law to help students get computer supplies. 

Hahaha. Help law students get computer supplies - that's a good one :)

Do you think Cornell Law students are  underpriveleged ghetto kids who need assistance to get the One-Laptop per child for $100? Law school costs 30,000 a year, computer supplies (like a mousepad or printer cartridge?) must run less than 1% of its annual cost.

I'm all for this service, just sounded funny and very close to home :)
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Offline Oceanbeach

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Re: Legal Advise, I need a lawyer
« Reply #56 on: September 08, 2010, 08:06:34 PM »
Yeah Boze,

I am not an attorney or a legal professional.  Having been placed on disability for AIDS in 1996, I was told I would never work again.  I waited tables and grew pot at the Humboldt/Trinity County line to pay my tuition for a degree in Media Communications, since AIDS with 450 resumes sent since 1998, there are no employment possibilities for me.

Having a personal relationship with an attorney, I have taken over the advertising/PR and web presence of his firm.  Our hopes are that I can find a place in the legal market and open a niche market advertising agency.

I get email from all the attorney listing organizations and am phone friends with one of the founding partners of Findlaw and Justia, she is an attorney and wants a paid listing.  They (Justia) offer three levels of sponsorship, Bronze, Gold, and Platinum for donations of computer equipment for the starving students at Cornell School of Law.  For those donations, a sponsoring attorney gets listed ahead of the other attorneys.  On the other hand, I get site state reports every morning and see which are the referring domains to our site.  We get about 1 referral each week without helping those poor starving Cornell students and I am glad I can see through the bull shit  ;D  Have the best day
Michael

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Re: Legal Advise, I need a lawyer
« Reply #57 on: September 08, 2010, 09:39:19 PM »
Yeah Boze,

I am not an attorney or a legal professional.  Having been placed on disability for AIDS in 1996, I was told I would never work again.  I waited tables and grew pot at the Humboldt/Trinity County line to pay my tuition for a degree in Media Communications, since AIDS with 450 resumes sent since 1998, there are no employment possibilities for me.

Having a personal relationship with an attorney, I have taken over the advertising/PR and web presence of his firm.  Our hopes are that I can find a place in the legal market and open a niche market advertising agency.

I get email from all the attorney listing organizations and am phone friends with one of the founding partners of Findlaw and Justia, she is an attorney and wants a paid listing.  They (Justia) offer three levels of sponsorship, Bronze, Gold, and Platinum for donations of computer equipment for the starving students at Cornell School of Law.  For those donations, a sponsoring attorney gets listed ahead of the other attorneys.  On the other hand, I get site state reports every morning and see which are the referring domains to our site.  We get about 1 referral each week without helping those poor starving Cornell students and I am glad I can see through the bull shit  ;D  Have the best day
Michael

Well then.  I guess he told you.

Offline Oceanbeach

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Re: Legal Advise, I need a lawyer
« Reply #58 on: September 08, 2010, 11:48:06 PM »
It wasn't my intention.  We all share so much of our lives here in these forums, it has been very hard making a life for myself with AIDS, and I keep working at it every day.  The goal here was to get Patrick the best possible information and I would offer the same information for all forum members if needed.   ;D  Have the best day
Michael


Offline fearless

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Re: Legal Advise, I need a lawyer
« Reply #59 on: September 09, 2010, 01:16:38 AM »
That you see this as an opportunity to possibly make some money troubles me somewhat.
If it truly is just a discrimination issue, then file a complaint with the relevant medical board or other authorities and be done with it.
That's my 2 cents.
Be forgiving, be grateful, be optimistic

 


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