I want to share a story in a vlog on my YouTube channel about what I’ve been through in the last few months. My brother and his wife are part of the story. I do not identify them in any other way, other than saying my brother and his wife. Can they sue me for talking about them on my channel and... Read more »
This is basically an hour-long conversation with an injury attorney and cannot be quickly and haphazardly answered in an online forum. A legally-sufficient answer would rest upon the nature and circumstances of the encounter, the past of the dog, and the injury at issue.
Two days after I received the car, the car dealership filed criminal complaint I stole the car. Two months later they did a supplement complaint I stole the car all while I was making my payments twice a month and i never received any demand. The criminal charge was dismissed. Can I sue?
Sometimes you can, sometimes you can't. You need to consult with an attorney that specializes in defamation cases. The wrinkle in your case may pertain to whether the statements were legally privileged or not.
I work for a federal government agency (Org A), while representing and employed through Org A, I assisted a separate federal government agency (Org B) on a project. For my contributions upon completion of the project, Org B gave me a small monetary award. After a long 2-year HR process between Org... Read more »
I'm very sorry that this happened. You should understand, though, that no matter how jarring or tortious an act may be that certain strict time limits apply. I believe that your factual scenario may touch upon two areas of the law - the first is state tort law and the second is federal employment...Read more »
Details about the case won't be released to me, because it has to do with the murderer and not the victim. Can I take this to court and have all evidence and case info released to me? Also would I be able to sue the state for wrongful death?
It's generally advisable to do so in a respectful and direct writing. Be advised, that you need to review your fee agreement with the attorney in advane as you may be on the hook for substantial legal fees and there may be a lien on any potential future recovery.
Why would anyone have a legal obligtion to pay anything if they did not cause the damage or injury? While there are occasions where that may apply, there's no reason - on the facts given - that such an exception would apply in your case.
Well, frankly, ask yourself: would you hire a plumber if your toilet had sprung a leak and was filling up your bathroom? Would you hire an electrician if your panel was shooting sparks? You get the point.
Claim valuation is both a science and an art. You could try it yourself or get a...Read more »
There are a lot of things that need to be unpacked in your question and frankly, you probably need a consultation with an experienced personal injury attorney. All that aside, if you are asked with regard to insurance companies they typically add up your medically necessary treatment, then...Read more »
There is a difference between what is legally sufficient for a search warrant and what gets issued. This may rest upon whether the IP address is static or dynamic in nature. You should consult with an experienced attorney in this matter.
I am in the weekender program serving 10 weekends (20 days) for a second DUI conviction. I was "misplaced" in the detox room when I was supposed to be in the suicide watch cell, though I am not suicidal, and have no history of mental illness, or poor mental health. I was left in the "detox" cell... Read more »
Can a person file a lawsuit now and hire a lawyer later ? If there are some reasons , they cant find a lawyer now, can they file and hire someone to help after that ? The courts said you dont need a lawyer to file. Is that true ? Thanks so much for all your help.
The driver at fault also died and was in a company owned vehicle. Should I wait till their insurance offers a settlement before hiring an attorney. I'm my aunt's beneficiary. She had no children and was widowed
First of all, I want to say that I am sorry for your loss. Losing a loved one, regardless of the cause, can be traumatic and I'm sure that you have a lot of questions. There are lots of questions that need to be posed to you before giving you the advice that you deserve. They include the...Read more »
As a general rule, the first thing that you should do is to closely examine the recognizance, or release papers. These papers, which are sort of a court order, dictate the conditions of release. Typical conditions may include the inability to leave the state, the requirement to keep or secure...Read more »
Maybe, it depends on the facts of your particular case. Neither investigatory stops nor consensual encounters require the advisement of Miranda Rights but every case is different. Most people believe that they have to be read all the time but that is urban myth.
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