answered on Sep 25, 2022
A West Virginia attorney could advise best but your question remains open for four weeks. If you're seeking an attorney, it's going to be difficult for law firms here to reach out to you. This forum is more Q & A format than an attorney referral service. There's a tab above you... Read more »
answered on Sep 2, 2022
The right direction is to contact a personal injury lawyer in your area, set up a consultation, specifically discuss the specifics of your situation and determine your options. Good luck.
How should someone go about asking for this or even a living will?
answered on Aug 1, 2022
A West Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. As a general practice nationwide, in most instances it's simply a matter of asking to see them. I have not had experience with them in settings involving living wills, but in general litigation, I ask... Read more »
No citations were issued, however, the other driver's insurer accepted liability. The other driver was a 17 year old boy. Now, It appears that my medical costs may exceed the liability portion of the other driver's parents' policy. If my costs do exceed that limit, how do I obtain... Read more »
answered on Apr 4, 2022
Yes, you should contact your own motor vehicle insurance company and discuss with them your underinsured motorist insurance. If there is money under your policy to pay for the amounts beyond the limits of the other driver's policy, then you are fortunate to have those benefits. Although you... Read more »
also a complaint was filed and the hospital was cited bye the State OFLAC Office .
answered on Sep 21, 2021
A West Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. A law firm would need to investigate further before making an assessment, if they were interested in such a case. You could reach out to local attorneys to discuss. However, with such matters in general,... Read more »
I was diagnosed with a serious form of cancer & got fired due to missing 7days in a yr.
answered on Jun 24, 2021
Hello, more information is needed here. Did you miss due to your cancer? I would highly recommend reaching out to an employment law attorney to discuss this situation.
answered on Jun 21, 2021
A West Virginia attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. At this point, you could reach out to West Virginia attorneys. If the dismemberment involved loss of an extremity in a work-related setting, it could involve element of workers' comp law. But if it was... Read more »
answered on Feb 28, 2021
Personal injury lawsuits in West Virginia must be filed within two years of the event or accident that caused the injury. It is essential to make sure you get your personal injury lawsuit filed in Virginia's court system before the two-year window closes and your claim is forever barred.... Read more »
answered on Jan 12, 2021
A West Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It isn't fully clear from the description what this matter here involves. If you mean you were cut at birth, as in literally cut and injured, and your relatives signed a release regarding your rights to... Read more »
answered on Jun 10, 2020
It all depends on the circumstances. In Illinois, where I am licensed, if your doctor has not cleared you to return to work then you should not go back to work. If the doctor has told you that you may resume work, you would not be entitled to any additional compensation for the time you spent off... Read more »
answered on May 6, 2020
You would be looking for a personal injury lawyer, a products liability lawyer or specifically a lawyer that works in medical equipment defects.
answered on Oct 14, 2019
It depends. A personal injury case involving an animal bite can sometimes be settled just like a car accident type case before a lawsuit even needs to be filed. The first step would be to call an attorney experienced in dog bite cases and get a free consultation. Although dog bite cases can be... Read more »
pictures and grievances filed for an attorney to see. can someone help me?
answered on May 23, 2019
Contact the WVa Civil Liberties Union, ask for names of "cooperating attorneys" who handle prison litigation. They usually give free consults and can tell you if you have a case.
I was injured 7/3/1992. I am old WV Worker's Comp Law. I have permeant disability. Sedgwick CMS with held treatment for two years. I now have stage 4 spinal canal stenosis. In addition they had a independent doctor make a liabile statement that there was no reason I could not return to work. I... Read more »
answered on Mar 18, 2019
I do not believe that you can sue Sedgewick for anything. Your remedy was to appeal the decision in your Workers' Compensation claim. If you did not have an attorney in your Workers' Comp claim, you should have. He could have obtained a report from your doctor, and cross-examined the... Read more »
answered on Nov 5, 2018
"Res ipsa loquitur" is a Latin phrase that means "the thing speaks for itself," in other words, an act or injury that does not occur without negligence on some party's fault. An example would be a doctor's cutting off the wrong leg in an operation. Without negligence,... Read more »
answered on Oct 5, 2018
It can be, depending on the evidence you have. You will need to prove that a potential employer offered him a job; medical or vocational proof that his accident-related injuries and impairments prevented him from taking the job, and that your husband would have been able to perform the duties of... Read more »
answered on Jul 27, 2018
Not necessarily. If the the other driver was cited, an insurance company would likely determine that the other driver was at fault. If neither driver was charged, then the insurance companies will look to other factors. In many cases, though, the investigating officer gets it wrong, and cites a... Read more »
answered on Jun 25, 2018
Your neighbor CAN sue you, but he could have a difficult time winning the case. The nature of your neighbor's trespass, the breed of your dog, and whether or not your dog has a history of biting people could be factors in the case. You should report the incident to your homeowner's... Read more »
I got first degree burns to my face and neck, it burnt off my eyelashes and eyebrows, and has messed with my vision
answered on May 20, 2018
This can be a very complicated case, and costly, too. What exactly blew up? Did the grill malfunction? Was the grill well maintained? Was it a gas grill--and did the propane tank explode? Did a connection leak?
All of these questions must be answered to determine who was at fault. But the... Read more »
-- what are the laws about an "attractive nuisance" i keep hearing about?
answered on May 7, 2018
For you to make a successful claim on behalf of your daughter, you must prove that the owner or manager of the complex was negligent. In other words, did the owner or manager do something that they should not have done, or fail to do something that should have been done, and was that negligence a... Read more »
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