If the injured person was employed on the vessel then Federal maritime law applies. If the boat was in state territorial waters both state and federal maritime law apply. If the boat is beyond the state territorial waters when the injury occurs then Federal maritime law applies...Read more »
I am a green card holder and I am curious about what’s the best way to do in order for my wife become a permanent resident. Should I wait for my citizenship first then apply petition for her or I could file the petition now? I am like a year and half more to go before being eligible to apply for... Read more »
I happened to cross a yellow traffic light going straight in an intersection where the car I collided with drove thru a red traffic light and even if it was green he didn’t attempt to stop where he was going 40 to 50 mph in a 25 mph zone
as I was watching the footage I came to see that... Read more »
If your husband was employed on a vessel, he is entitled to maintenance, which is the amount of money that he needs to live (ie, shelter food), while he recovers, as well as Cure, which is the payment of his medical bills, and if there was a dangerous condition aboard a ship, he can sue under the...Read more »
It depends on what caused you to fall. If it was a dangerous condition like a broken stairs, then you can sue. Basically you have to provide that the owner was careless or negligent in the maintenance of the building, and that is what caused your fall. But you cannot sue just because you fell....Read more »
You could file a fiance visa, when he enters the country you have 90 days to get married and submit an application to adjust his status to permanent resident. To have the fiance visa approved, you should gather as much proof as you can to show that the relationship is legitimate, i.e,. photos of...Read more »
I realize the time for suing for the actual assault was one year... . however this was a brutal assault which left me for out of work for 2.5 months and I continue struggling at work due to the multiple concussions, memory issues, I get headaches, my right hand never fully recovered, and I still... Read more »
It depends. In New York, the general statute of limitations for an intentional act, like a battery is one year, but there is a crime victim statute, which applies if he was convicted of a crime, allows you to sue up to seven years after the incident.
Yes, you can pursue uninsured motorist benefits through your own insurance company's policy. Every insurance policy in New York State has to have coverage to protect you against uninsured motorists. Also your medical bills get paid through your own company's no fault coverage, not the...Read more »
You can get medical benefits and lost wages from the insurance company for the car that you were in. Also you can get pain and suffering damages from the insurance company for the car that was at fault for the accident. The amount depends on the nature and severity of the injuries
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