He also shoved his way into the camper we were living in and broke our stuff in the process of the 2nd assault. He is also trying to say we stole 10g worth of stuff that he said we could have and we got out of the dumpster. He refuses to pay and says he is keeping everything I purchased for the job... Read more »
answered on Mar 7, 2018
There could be a number of claims here. You may be able to sue for damages in a personal injury case for the assault. If additionally you are not being paid your wages, you could sue for back wages, and in most cases recover not just the back wages, but attorney fees as well. There also appear... Read more »
When I file a claim I later found out I apparently didn't have insurance but I was suppose to have insurance, what happens. My truck is really damage and I have being have a lot of neck and back pain. At first the driver was saying she was going to pay for the damage now she is saying she is... Read more »
answered on Feb 12, 2018
You may be in a tough position in certain regards if you were driving without insurance, this is the case whether you knew about it or not. In Oregon, you are barred from recovering non-economic damages for a loss that occurs while driving uninsured. There are certain exceptions, but this can get... Read more »
answered on Jan 10, 2018
This depends on the facts of your case. First you have to figure out what the legal duty was. Generally, drivers of motor vehicles have a duty to avoid collisions of any nature. This duty is heightened when it comes to collisions where pedestrians are likely to be found (crosswalks, etc.) Once... Read more »
answered on Jan 2, 2018
For all practical reasons, the answers is no, the government does not have immunity from liability from a run of the mill car accident. However, if you intend to sue the government, there are certain very technical requirements which you must abide by, and which vary by which type of governmental... Read more »
answered on Dec 1, 2017
There is very little if any downside to hiring a PI attorney on a contingency fee basis. In essence, the lawyer takes the risk that the case may be lost, in which case he or she does not get paid. One of the few downsides might be that if the case is extraordinarily large and/or easy, in which... Read more »
The person says they're not at fault because there was no bike lane for them to use - is that right?
answered on Oct 20, 2017
Whether or not there is a bike lane is beside the point. They still have a duty to keep a lookout, and if they hit you because they weren't watching where they were going, they likely are responsible and liable.
I was detained by multiple police officers on foot, at a separate location. It doesn't seem right that I could get a DUI when I wasn't even operating a vehicle and never admited to doing so under the influence
answered on Sep 7, 2017
You can be "charged" with the crime of DUII regardless of whether at the time of the stop you were driving or not. Being charged with a crime,and being found guilty of a crime are two different things. Since driving is an element of the crime of DUII, you would likely have a very good... Read more »
answered on Aug 25, 2017
Insurance companies will likely be very reluctant to share information regarding what injuries other parties to the accident have suffered, as any information they receive is likely protected by HIPPA, and their dissemination of another person's health information could result in liability to... Read more »
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