Most landlords have a liability policy with a big umbrella. You also need to make sure your lease is well written. We cannot give you specific advice without answers to the above. You should sit down with a good lawyer and go over everything.
There are a lot of firms, like ours, that is pursuing childhood molestation cases. I'm not quite sure why you can't find an attorney to help you. Don't give up because time is running out for a lot of these type of claims.
The following question is asked with regard to the State of California: As a result of a minor car accident, the injured party, who was not at fault, wishes to take legal actions in order to recoup some money to account for medical bills, pain/suffering etc. After consulting with an attorney, it... Read more »
Whether you sue in Small Claims Court or Superior Court you would most certainly sue the driver of the car if they were at fault and caused the accident. You might include the owner of the car if for some reason the owner was negligent in allowing the driver to use their car. Sometimes we have...Read more »
I had lupus prior to pregnancy so I required a high risk doctor. During pregnancy I developed cholestatsis and gestational diabetes so I was at a much higher risk. I was being monitored weekly. Though my lab work showed little progress I was to deliver my baby at 36 weeks. At around 30 weeks I... Read more »
You should reach out to some attorneys who specialize in medical malpractice. They should be able to help you determine what options you have. Do this right away because you only have a limited time to take action.
It would be very imprudent for a lawyer to give you advice based on the limited information you provided. You should ask an attorney to read the whole contract and then sit down and discuss with you. Most likely would only require you to pay for one hour of their time.
I slipped on a wet floor at my local convenience / gas station. Insurance company does not want to accept liability stating there was a wet floor sign posted nearby. The sign which I didn't even see was low on the ground near the front of the entrance I fell right in front of the register and... Read more »
It sounds like you might have a good case but without a lawyer the insurance companies don't treat people fairly. You should contact a personal injury lawyer right away and strongly consider hiring them. Most will do it on a "contingency" basis which means you don't pay the...Read more »
Your question is hard to know in what context you are asking. Is this for a discovery answer that you disagree with? is it for a deposition question/answer? Are you an attorney? If not then what do you mean that you represent the Plaintiff?
Two months post-accident, I have filed a small claims case against the driver and the insurance company. In the past 24hrs, the insurance company has contacted me and said they will not offer assistance until I drop the small claims court case. Should I drop the court case and utilize their... Read more »
The answers you have gotten so far are very good advice for you to follow. You should contact a personal injury lawyer to discuss all the possible options. If you weren't hurt badly then Small Claims Court might be a good option but even with that you have do things in a proper way to maximize...Read more »
The quick answer is that you sue anyone for any reason. The bigger question is will you win and what are your damages. One of the elements for malicious prosecution is that you were charged which from your question it appears you weren't charged. The police could have charged the person...Read more »
I'm currently a Plaintiff in a Personal Injury suit that's been on the judge's trial calendar for almost 3 years. I initially hired a lawyer, however, since motions halted pending decisions from the Judge (Summary judgement, and Motion for Bifurcation from Defendant), I'm... Read more »
Getting rid of your contingency lawyer didn't "mitigate" your costs. It, in essence, will dramatically increase your costs if you now hire a lawyer on an hourly basis. I think it's very risky for you to be pro per with some of the things that you claim have gone on in your case....Read more »
You should get an estimate of the cost to repair and ask your neighbor to pay for it - and also ask them to do something to prevent a re-occurrence. If they tell you to get lost then you should contact an attorney to discuss your options. Remember you can get up to $10,000 in Small Claims Court.
This doesn't sound right. I have more questions - like how much money are they asking for? Is it small claims court? You should contact an attorney and have a consultation with all the paperwork so a mort in depth analysis can happen.
On April 4th last year my husband went to e.r. to have his foot looked at that have turned bright red and purple in color he's up in the hallway all night long without being looked at they finally were going to release him that morning and he said his foot was hurting they gave him a pain... Read more »
If they file a Demurrer frivolously the Judge won't grant it. If the Judge grants it then the Plaintiff usually can amend the complaint and if they change some things then technically the Defendant can Demurrer to the changes. Almost impossible to answer your question directly because all...Read more »
I was contacted by a law firm representing US Bank. For a credit card that was open in 2005 and payments made on it until 2008. A balance of 5000 was never paid. I have no recollection of this. It has never been on my credit report. It could have been opened by my ex wife. We were going through a... Read more »
There are 2 important parts to the answer. Is the debt still owed and can they sue you for it. A lot more information has to be discussed before a good answer is given. You should try to talk to a lawyer to see if they can help you answer those questions. The Statute of Limitations on a written...Read more »
I was injured in a wildfire while on assignment, due to the negligence of an employee. I filed a claim within 1 year with both my Agency's Supplemental Insurance, and the assigned Employer. I was rejected by the Agency's Insurance because it was purportedly not a Policy,but a Plan, The... Read more »
Whenever you have a claim against a governmental agency you have to follow the rules in the Government Tort Claims Act which states you must submit the claim within 6 months or you lose the right to sue them. If in fact you were damaged and a governmental entity caused it or is responsible to you...Read more »
I reported fatigue and constipation to my doctor a couple of months before I found blood in my stool and requested the colonoscopy in March. I found blood in my stool in March and have the symptoms and she denied my request for colonoscopy because she said I was healthy and I do not have family... Read more »
You should immediately call a personal injury lawyer and get a consultation. You posted this in California yet it shows you are in Chicago... Repost it in a Chicago site. Otherwise find a local attorney and get a consultation right away!
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