The landowner and/or the tenant of the property would likely have some liability if there was an electrocution risk on the property. Talking to an attorney sooner than later would be recommended. The value of any claim is connected to a number of factors including the nature and extent of the...Read more »
Involved in a slip and fall case where damages including pain and suffering are estimated around 425,000 with two surgeries and severe head injuries. What should I expect to limit punitive damages? The insurance maximums or any other factors?
Damages for past and future medical expenses and lost wages are unlimited. Damages for pain and suffering may likely be capped in Kansas at $300,000. Punitive damages can be way above that amount depending on the facts. Sounds like your injury was very serious. Liability for the fall still needs...Read more »
This happened on June 30, 2018. The stairwell was slippery from pipe condensation. After he fell, they put up signs that the stairs were wet. The manager said that it happened because it was so hot that day. I doubt that was the hottest day in Chicago history. We live in Overland Park, KS.... Read more »
If you were not driving and another hit you negligently, then yes, you do have a claim against the negligent driver. There is a two year statute of limitations in Kansas, and you amount of recovery will be dependent on the extent of your injuries.
I'd like to know what I can or can not say or do within my course, as well as the sales letter for it. I want to abide by the law, etc. I personally beat chronic anxiety and panic attacks with more natural approaches and techniques, and want to include them in the course.
Maybe. A suit against the hotel would have to show that the hotel breached some duty to keep you safe. This can be shown in various ways, and would be highly dependent upon your particular facts and the situation of the hotel and how they handled issues regarding safety of their guests. The...Read more »
The doctor should be liable if they prescribe a medicine that you are known to be allergic to. The bigger question might become, "what are the extent of damages?" If the medicine did not cause a more serious medical event or problem, then it would likely be hard for a lawyer to justify...Read more »
It is a right radial intraarticular fracture involving surgery on this Wednesday, involving a plate and screws and physical therapy, that's just the beginning. I have pics, I was wearing tennis shoes. And they insisted I see their Dr. Their Hr guy took my name and their courier took me to... Read more »
You have a case if the dealership was more than 50% responsible for your fall. The fault finding would ultimately be up to a jury, but you can get a settlement if the adjuster agrees about the fault assessment. I would be interested to know about all the facts that led up to a caused the fall....Read more »
Unless you were a minor at the time it occurred, there is generally only a two year window to get a case filed (either against the individual at fault or his/her estate). Any delay beyond that is likely going to be a bar against getting any recovery. Your question mentions 2014 and 2016 as dates,...Read more »
Deployed in Korea. Soldier was injured Jan. 20th during PT, he sustained an ACL tear, MCL tear, medial meniscus bucket handle tear, lateral meniscus posterior root tear, and an LCL strain. He was seen by 2 military doctors who said that he needs to have surgery back home, he will have to keep the... Read more »
The Colonel isn't "delaying" he is "deliberating." You know how the army works--he needs to get with either a lt or captain that maybe can nudge the adjutant to put the papers under the colonel's nose. Legal way for an enlisted guy to give the bird to a bird? Not in...Read more »
I have a 15 year old daughter who had a brain tumor removed this past April. Her Neuro-oncologist made a referral to a geneticist because he said that in actuality cancers are rare in young people. I also have another daughter that had hodgkin's lymphoma in 2010. He said to have 2 siblings... Read more »
You need to first help your family by having your water and house tested. Contact a member of Ks Assn for Justice who handles toxics--they give free consultations. The cases are incredibly tough to prove, though.
This usually refers to an insurance company having to pay benefits regardless of who is at fault. It usually comes up when your own car insurance policy is required to pay at least the first $4,500 of your medical expenses, regardless of who is at fault. In Kansas these are referred to as PIP...Read more »
My ex-girlfriend and I lived together. We got into a heated argument because she is horribly abusive, and she abuses her son. I went off on her verbally in the privacy of my home where there is a reasonable expectation that it is a domain of privacy. I kicked her out and I now live alone. Since... Read more »
Unlikely it's illegal. Over the phone it is in many states. Playing it could be viewed as intentional infliction of emotional distress, but that would be apointless case because if she has no money, the attorney would make you pay--and if she is manipulative and passive aggressive she may...Read more »
staying at a hotel, person went to front desk, was issued a key, then went into my room, took over 1000 dollars of my belongings, took personal information which was used to takeover my bank account. The person was not on my reservation nor on the list of people allowed in my room. I was offered... Read more »
There are a number of possibilities depending on your specific circumstances including: disability benefits (through insurance or a state public benefit), Social Security, or various forms of public assistance (welfare). You will need to discus this all with someone from social services in the...Read more »
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