Question is: what can I do for justice? I am in over $60 K medical debt, still dealing w/limited range mobility on right side, he is still out there hurting more people with negligence. What are my options>????
I was in a car accident while working. I’m a contracted employee of a company that holds a contract with the school district. The accident was my fault. I suffered a Trumatic brain injury and back neck injuries. I went to my chiropractor through my health insurance and he wouldn’t see me. He... Read more »
It may be that your attorney does not make a note because he/she can remember your spinal compression without notation. However, the problem is anyone else looking at your file will not know about your injuries. Even if your attorney is a sole practitioner its a good idea to note a client's...Read more »
The legal process moves very slow. It doesn't sound like the problem is your lawyer. He is waiting for the draft from opposing counsel. Once he receives the draft he may request changes. This all takes time. Hang in there and keep checking in with your lawyer.
I had an attorney that quit at the last min. So o am trying to handle this the best I can. I just do not know if o have to serve her. One lady told me no it has all been done another said mo it hadn’t. The court is really confusing me and I can’t get into see the law help center. Not that they... Read more »
I was in a accident, the other driver was found 100% at fault. My hospital bill was $52,000. I was able to negotiate with the hospital to take off $14,000 leaving me with $37,000. The person Who hit me only had a bodily injury of $15,000. I have under insured bodily injury of $25,000 with AAA. My... Read more »
This is NOT bad faith. You have $25,000 UIM. The adverse driver has $15,000. So they are underinsured for the difference of $10,000. If they had $25,000... then they would not be underinsured in relation to your UIM coverage. You are only entitled to the difference. If they were uninsured... you...Read more »
I was devastated by someone claiming that she will right everything when she receives a substantial settlement coming to her. For one thing, she borrowed money from me claiming that she will pay me back double in a quick amount of time…I have proof of this contract. A great deal of time has... Read more »
Settlements are confidential and therefore not part of any public record (i.e. courts file). A lawsuit may or may not get you the information you seek. A parties assets are not relevant to a breach of contract. Assets only become relevant after judgment. You didn't say when the divorce was...Read more »
California case- I was never told of any court dates but they all occurred. I’m a bit hesitant to just trust blindly here. The lawyer has been vague on things and I alone was the one who hired him, talked to him. My wife was incapable
The more relevant question is... do you want to continue with a lawyer who is "vague" and making court appearances without communicating with you? Ask for a copy of your file or ask for documents related to a specific concern you may have. You don't want to be left in the dark on...Read more »
I was in a semi accident two years ago. I tore my tfcc in my left wrist and disks in my neck are out of place. I had surgery to correct my tfcc tear in April of last year but now I’m having worse pain in my wrist. I’ve had steroid injections in that area so I’m not sure if they were just... Read more »
Focus on your emotional and physical recovery. If a doctor says you need surgery then you need surgery. Your lawyer does not get to dictate your medical treatment. If the truck driver has admitted fault then your lawsuit is over damages (value of your claim) ... not liability. If you are...Read more »
Somebody (obviously won't name) was in the hospital who was on a few different medications and out of it for awhile, woke up to a male nurse sexually assaulting her. The victim told a different nurse and the director came and took a statement from her. And that was it. The victim then wanted... Read more »
I had a lawsuit back in 2008 2009 settled out of court at the time I only had two corneal transplants in my right eye was able to see was fine now since then I've had 13 colonial transplants different times in both eyes and now I'm legally blind if I would have known then would have going... Read more »
The purpose of a settlement is to resolve ALL past, present and future claims, known AND unknown. Get a copy of your Release and see what it says. This is precisely why insurance companies push for a quick settlement... before the injured victims find out just how bad their injuries really are....Read more »
Had two surgeries at the time of the lawsuit since then I'm up to 13 eye surgeries and I still am legally blind when I can actually see back then wondering if there's a way I can sue them again not knowing at the time that I would still be going through all of this all these medical... Read more »
If you settled out then you signed a Release which is a full and final release of all claims (past, present and future). Many insurance companies try to get victims to settle cases early before the victim learns the extent of their injuries. You only get one bite of the apple. This prevents...Read more »
My insurance has determined that I was not at-fault, so it won't affect my insurance rates. The other insurance company has offered to pay for all damages but denies liability, saying they want to avoid a lawsuit. I have to sign to release them of liability before receiving the final one-time... Read more »
A Release is simply a contract. You agree to release the other party in consideration of them paying you for your damages. LA Metro denies liability which is standard. A Release is a full and final release of ALL claims... past, present and future. You don't get 2-bites of the apple. You will...Read more »
Jurisdiction looks at what state and what court a lawsuit would be filed in. If the case involves a federal questions or parties from out of state, then the proper jurisdiction may involve federal court. Most attorneys try to avoid federal court because generally the presiding judge conducts voir...Read more »
I stay at my brother's house but the dog is mine and I had my dog in a locked crate and this 5'2" person stuck their hand to try to pet my little 8 lb toy dog and was bitten. Tiny bite, now they are suing my brother, they are clearly in search of a free ride. Am I the actual party... Read more »
Your question contains numerous self-serving statements. (1) Victim is looking for a "free ride" (2) Individual is "5'2" (3) Your dog is only "toy dog" (4) Tiny bite. The bottom line is your dog bit someone. Hard stop.
Your GF certainly has a claim against someone. It may or may not be Kohl's but someone who has regular access to the dressing room and is pulling the feed off that camera. Presumably it's someone that works for Kohl's or a 3rd party vendor. Your GF should report the camera to the...Read more »
Confirm you are within the statute of limitations.
Contact an attorney. You are in a forum for Personal Injury, Products Liability and Health Care, so your consultation should be free. Then you'll be in a much better position on the direction in moving forward. If the value of your...Read more »
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 »
A wet floor sign does not automatically release an owner of liability. The purpose of a wet floor sign is to provide customers with notice that the floor is wet. So the signage must be of sufficient size, height and color to give a reasonable customer adequate notice of a dangerous condition. An...Read more »
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