It's a little difficult to understand your question. If you are saying the lawyer told you he filed suit within the 2 year deadline, but you want to check that, you can do several things. First, if he filed a complaint, you would have been required to sign a verification, so you should know...Read more »
I am involved in a slip & fall case where I have told my lawyer that i do not want to go to trial and am willing to settle the case for less than HIS recommended amount, if apposing party will agree. He tells me that I have no choice and will go to trial when the courts say the case is ready.
The lawyer must abide by your request. After all, it is your case. If there is an offer made and you want to accept it, then it is your decision. However, if the defense has never agreed to that offer, then it limits your options. "ADR", alternate dispute resolution, is typically...Read more »
Pedestrian hit by car, pedestrian on drugs and legally drunk walked into traffic. Ambulance chasers filed against state, town, car manufacture and us, all were dropped except us. How long before our rights are considered and the lawsuit is considered fivalas. Police cited pedestrian no fault to us.
It all depends on which county (if it's in state court) and what the lawyers are doing. For example, some counties like Chester County, place cases on the trial list within a certain period of time. Otherwise, the defense lawyers can file a motron for summary judgment which would ask the...Read more »
The burden is on the attorney to subpoena you (I assume you are not a party to the lawsuit?). They would have to go through a process of having you served in your state which can be difficult for the attorney. Otherwise, a simple request is typically not binding on you. I don't have all the...Read more »
From your question, you haven't indicated what type of case it is. But, some cases permit the Plaintiff the option to choose whether they want to request a jury. This could be either that the damages don't exceed the limits for arbitration or that the Plaintiff would rather have a trial...Read more »
While there they were not watching him and his leg fell off chair and femur got broke, I filed report.after 3 weeks and tons of therapy and complaining they finally x-rayed and found broken femur. It was healing good .... Could not stay in rehab because did not progress because of knee injury and... Read more »
Recently my son, 23 yrs of age, was at a nightclub and was removed from the establishment; right or wrong is not the point. In the process of being removed, four security staff of the nightclub used excessive force while removing him (loss of conscientiousness, concussion, laceration requiring... Read more »
Typically, deposition transcripts are not public because they are not usually part of the court's docket/filings. That is, they don't typically get filed with the court. However, sometimes some or all of the deposition transcripts are attached as exhibits to documents which are filed...Read more »
Yes, Pennsylvania is a "strict liability" state for certain types of injury cases. For example, in any action involving an unsafe or defective product, it is "strict products liability".
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