Like all injury cases, you have to act quickly. Strength of your case depends on whether you were previously injured to that part of your body, engaged in activities that would have caused the injury independent of hospital, etc. If you wish to speak with one of our attorneys, we can be reached...Read more »
Hello -- it sounds like you've sustained a serious injury due to the negligence of the supermarket. You should consult with an attorney as the amount of time you have to act is limited. The strength of your case depends on large part on the amount of notice the store had as to the defect, whether...Read more »
Generally, your right to receive a worker's compensation claim is exempt in bankruptcy. If you've received money prior to filing, however, that money could be claimed to pay your creditors, depending on the amount and other factors. Only the right to "receive" the benefit is exempt. This is a...Read more »
Hello -- Yes, bankruptcy is typically an option. Whether it would be chapter 13 or chapter 7 depends on a number of factors, including your present income and assets you own. Most in this situation file for chapter 7 and eliminate any possible deficiency you may have on the mortgage debt, while...Read more »
Generally, using another person's credit card will make that other person liable for the debts you incur, not you. The only way you become liable is if you signed off as a responsible party for the debt. Typically, if someone makes you an authorized user, then that's all you are: a user of...Read more »
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