In November 2019, I was 15 (I’m 18 now) and was behind the passengers side of a Lyft driver. Is was around 3am and we got hit by a drunk driver on the highway. I watched my Lyft driver die and that was the last thing I remember. I woke in the hospital with a scraped knee, a broken rib and a... Read more »
I'm sorry that you were involved in such a traumatic event.
You have until your 20th birthday to file a lawsuit against the responsible party, otherwise you will be permenantly barred from any potential recovery. With the time that has passed, you should not wait until the last minute....Read more »
I need to confirm if my sister-in-law is eligible to be a co-plaintiff in a wrongful death suit with me and my two siblings. Our mother tragically passed away in June 2020 after three weeks at a healthcare facility. Our mother had four children, but lost a son in 2018, so we are three remaining... Read more »
My mom had a lawyer who was a friend of her friends, she hired him to file a few suits pertaining to personal injury and malpractice. He never filed the suits and now offered her a check for $15,000 along with a letter stating if she cashes the check it releases him from the fault of not processing... Read more »
#1, it is unethical for a lawyer who blows a statute to try to settle with you without you being informed of your right to counsel and you obtaining an attorney. I strongly urge you not to accept any offer and cash the attorney's check without speaking with a personal injury lawyer who is...Read more »
Many more facts would need to be known before advising you of a strategy. For example, what type of accident were you involved in, who was paying your bills up to the point of Covid. who are the parties, who recommended surgery and when, has a lawsuit been filed, etc.?
I have a driving on a suspended from years ago that I never dealt with (I probably have a bail on this matter). I want to get it taken care of so that I can finally get my license restored, but I would like to fight the infraction if possible.
Please provide some more information such as where the accident occured and what if any, injuries you suffered. Pleae consider calling a reputable personal injury firm where there is a Civil Trial Lawyer Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court, who will review the necessary informatin and give...Read more »
the police reports states the rotted plank caught my foot pulling me down onto a rusty nail that ripped through my hand down to wrist i have lost use of that hand due to median nerve injury but the issue is its my dominant hand also the slam ruptured my breast implant that is silicone gel I'm... Read more »
You didn't reference the cause of the fall, but when you get out of the ER, have someone take pictures of the condition that casued you to fall. Then, report it to your property manager or landlord. Keep it simple when you report it. I would then suggest you contact a lawyer who is Certified...Read more »
Her friend was driving and braked hard after a deer jumped in front of the vehicle. Can she sue Dunkin Donuts and receive a settlement? Does she have a case? She has medical records and pictures of her burns. This occurred in New Jersey
She may have a case against her friend for traveling too fast for conditions or otherwise falling short in her observations for deer. Doubtful if there is a case against Dunkin Donuts. Your friend should speak with a New Jersey negligence lawyer who is Certified by the NJ Supreme Court as a Civil...Read more »
An attorney handling on personal injury case on a contingent fee basis, has a statutory lien for their services or possibly based upon the reasonable value of their services a/ka/a "quantum meruit". There is also case law that creates different classifications of prior attorney...Read more »
I was pulled over for speeding in Jersey as stated by the officer 19:9-1.2 .39 but ticketed for 3 other offenses 39:4-96, 19:9-1.3c, 39:4-88A. Two are payable the other two I have to appear in court. What would you recommend I do? Pay the two or just wait until my court date to see what happen also... Read more »
the other parent did nothing for our child. had court orded visitations and didn't show up. Didn't pay child support so I dropped it cause they had other kids an I didn't want her to go to jail. My son died an I might have a wrongfull death lawsuit. will she get half they money even... Read more »
If he died without having made a Will (most 19 year-olds do not have a Will), then any settlement will be distributed in the way prescribed under the NJ Intestacy Statute. Under that statute, the money first goes to the parents. The takeaway...Read more »
An off duty officer cut me off, i maintained my speed next thing i know I'm getting pulled over. Apparently it was the chief of police and he had someone come who didn't even see what happened to give me a ticket.
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