The other driver's insurance company has been contacting me nearly every week to settle the matter for $3,000. He tells me that I do not have much time left. I have a spinal cord injury which, although not too serious, has left me in pain to this day. What should I do and how much time do I... Read more »
Generally, when injured in an automobile accident which would be venued in the State of NJ you have two years to file a lawsuit after which your claim would be time-barred. In the event a governmental entity is at fault this time-frame is severely decreased and also imposes other notice...Read more »
Absolutely, you can sue. Whether or not you will prevail depends on a number of factors. It is important that you do not discuss the claim with any insurance companies. You should speak to a personal injury attorney first who will take care of all your concerns so that you may focus on your...Read more »
Most likely given the basic facts you provided you will not be facing jail time. If there is any concern for exposure it may be in the context of a civil lawsuit, but even then the likelihood of success on the part of a plaintiff would depend on additional facts you have not presented.
I received a letter from the insurance company whom in which is paying the settlement stating that they sent the payment to my lawyer on the 21st of December. Which I believe my lawyer should have received by now, however he hasn't contacted me yet. Could this be because of the holidays or... Read more »
This is a fact sensitive question. Depends on whether property is residential or commercial. If residential is it owner occupied or rented? Further, a homeowner may be held liable for dangerous conditions of abutting sidewalk if homeowner created the condition. Best thing to do is call an...Read more »
I filed a complaint with the NYS Division of Human Rights in 2016 against a volunteer dentist who worked in conjunction with a Donated dental service & it was determined no probable cause & I am experiencing a lot of pain around the work that was done & undone 2 years later...do I have... Read more »
Any malpractice claim needs to be fully investigated before filing in court. The question becomes “was there anything the doctor did or didn't do that departed from the standard of care". If an individual files suit "pro se" there is no requirement to satisfy the certificate...Read more »
This is a very difficult question to answer. Duration of the litigation process varies from case to case. It depends on a number of factors including how many parties are involved in the lawsuit, the complexity of the issues involved, The cooperation of counsel for the parties as well as the...Read more »
Personal injury lawyer. It’s important to photograph the location immediately, and get any witnesses contact information. I can be reached anytime at 908-279-7979 and I would be more than happy to meet with you over this weekend .
I fell in June 2014 on a wet floor in my law firm's cafeteria. My attorney never calls me and I don't think he is handling my case in my best interest. I sustained a serious head injury and cut on my arm. I started treatment with physical therapists and then continued treatment at the... Read more »
There are a number of questions I have concerning your accident. I can assist you if you give me a call at (212) 608-7778. Peter Briskin
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.