My daughter was injured at the town park and rec during a basketball game trying to avoid another player. We never signed a release or waiver. An injury report was given that night. We found out that she tore her ACL and required numerous months of physical therapy. I contacted the town's... Read more »
There is only a "case" to pursue if there was some kind of negligence on the fault of the park or an individual assuming that government entities can be sued in the State of Connecticut for simple negligence. Typically, a property owner is not liable per se just because an injury or...Read more »
A storm blew down some branches—some in our yard and some across our fence and into a pond. If we hire our landscaper to cut down and remove the branches and trim hanging ones from the tree, could we be liable if him or his crew are hurt (or killed!). The work is dangerous, and we don't know... Read more »
Generally you don't have liability other than for things you know about but don't tell him that aren't obvious--e.g., if you know there's a deep gopher hole near where they'll be working and one of them falls or their ladder tips, you may be liable.
If a case were filed claiming negligence or willful and wanton conduct by the party or parties who caused the death, then yes that would amount to a wrongful death claim and a separate count for a survival action if the decedent survived the injuries that caused the death for any length of time. In...Read more »
Your questions raises more questions. Yes, it's possible to settle a case within 6 months. Whether you should do so depends on the nature of your injuries, the liability of the involved drivers, and the willingness of the insurance company to resolve the matter. If you have to file suit in...Read more »
Attacked while sitting in chair. Concussion and waiting on MRI results for shoulder tear. Police said they would file report with courts, now they want to question attacker prior to filing. Is that typical?
You should consult with a personal injury attorney as soon as possible if you have not done so already. Also you should discuss the criminal aspect with an attorney who would have experience in this as well to determine if you need to appear or speak with the victim's advocacy office. Feel...Read more »
I would be interested in discussing the matter with you. From the limited amount of facts that you provided, I am not sure that I can give any kind of appropriate answer. And in fact left me with more questions. Please feel free to contact me at my office at 2:03. 870. 6700. Thank you
Chances are he doesn't have money so you can sue him but it won't do you any good. As to the bills, if you are eligible for medical assistance try getting it--it is sometimes retroactive. You can file a complaint with the police.
Congratulations. Assuming the other side hasn't filed an appeal, you have a right to collect the judgment. You haven't said what type of case it is. You would start by notifying the defendant. If they don't pay you you then need to take steps to enforce the judgment.
Bought and 09 chevy cobalt from a buy here pay here dealership. They never mentioned that the ignition switch had not been fixed and now I'm recieving letters in the mail from GM telling me it needs to be replaced or death/serious injury could occur.
The letters presumably say they will pay. In which case, no harm, no foul. If they aren't a GM dealer not sure they have a duty to check each car for recalls--especially as that can be done as easily by you.
If you have further questions why not get a consultation from a consumer...Read more »
I wanted to know my daughter had called lead poison is in her blood from the apartment that I am living on for the past 2 years 7 month ago my daughter had called lead poison I have proof of information from my daughter's doctor papers and documents I even have the health department came... Read more »
Contact Mike Koskoff in Bridgeport. Tell him I suggested you call. You have a number of potential claims, but the big thing is to figure out what you/your daughter need to do to get it chelated /out of your system. Should be a specialist at Yale New Haven. Odd an adult like your daughter would get...Read more »
The more important issue is that a company will not take a pro se seriously and will low ball any offer. Once an attorney is involved the value of the case goes up and that attorney can help negotiate a better settlement for the injured person.
After our CEO and his wife got into a big fight, a doctor who served as our client's Chairman of the Board, called his Marriage Counselor to obtain confidential information shared during counseling sessions. The doctor then shared that information with the client's CEO. As a result, my... Read more »
I am the only person on the lease, but we verbally agreeed she'd pay rent, which she has done, but not very regularly. She just had an accident using some of the tools in the space and thinks I should pay for it - am I legally bound to?
The person did file a claim in 2014 against my then husband - he never appeared in court. This week my daughter was served papers - saying she was the owner or keeper of the dog. She did not provide housing or food for dog. She was home from college during the summer and is the one that answered... Read more »
Two year statute of limitations. She is covered by your homeowners at the time. She needs to talk to a) the insurance company b) the lawyer who the insurance hired to represent your husband. The dog statute makes the owner liable. She wouldn't be liable anyway, though if she was dogsitting...Read more »
My 8 yr old son was playing in the apt basket ball court. So were a bunch of other kids. In a moment when my son was kneeling down facing the wooden floor to catch his breath another kid for whatever reason threw the basketball directly on my sons head making him hit the wooden floor and he lost an... Read more »
My 8 yr old son was playing in the apt Racquet ball court. So were a bunch of other kids. To note they were not playing any basketball game . In a moment when my son was kneeling down facing the wooden floor to catch his breath another kid for whatever reason threw the basketball directly on my... Read more »
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