Lawyers, Answer Questions  & Get Points Log In
Questions Answered by William S. Adams
1 Answer | Asked in Wrongful Death for West Virginia on
Q: Is there a statute of limitations on wrongful death or liable when the incident occured in a hosptial?
William S. Adams
William S. Adams answered on Apr 11, 2013

Yes, our WV injury law firm handles wrongful death claims. In West Virginia, the statute of limitations for a wrongful death action is 2 years, from the date of death, per WV Code Section §55-7-6.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: If Personal injury results from a trip and fall accident. What shoul I do first. Trpped on anchor bolts in concrete.
William S. Adams
William S. Adams answered on May 28, 2012

There are a number of unknown variables in the question that you pose to be able to give you much of a helpful answer. I would call a local personal injury attorney to discuss the details of the incident and a potential claim on your behalf. Be mindful that in most trip and fall incidents,... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for West Virginia on
Q: How do I file a personal injury claim. I live in Jefferson Co WV. I was hurt in a car accident that was not my fault.
William S. Adams
William S. Adams answered on Feb 28, 2012

I would recommend that you speak with a local West Virginia personal injury attorney regarding your accident and filing a claim for damages. Be wary of giving statements to and negotiating with the insurance company representative, as you don't want to unwittingly say anything that may harm your... Read more »

View More Answers

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for West Virginia on
Q: Employees at work received a raise for a certification. ialso received this but did not get te raise. is this a case.
William S. Adams
William S. Adams answered on Feb 17, 2012

On its face, the conduct of the employer appears to treat you and your co-employee differently; however, in order for that conduct to be discriminatory and actionable (i.e. for you to have a case), there must be evidence of an improper discriminatory motive. In particular, if you are a member of a... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Alabama on
Q: How long does it take to settle a personal injury case?
William S. Adams
William S. Adams answered on Feb 17, 2012

The answer depends to some degree on the type of personal injury case as well as the lawyers and the court involved. I can not speak to the lawyers or court local to you and do not have enough information about the type of case involved. But generally speaking - the more complex and involved the... Read more »

View More Answers

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for West Virginia on
Q: WVA law. Ex does not give a 24 r notice, and sometimes does not show. What should I do? This conflicts with my job.

Would also like to know if he has an advocate, should I have one also.

William S. Adams
William S. Adams answered on Feb 11, 2012

It is hard to answer this question without more information. Your question was asked in the Employment Law area, but refers to an Ex and also references a 24-hour notice and no-shows, which implies that perhaps your question relates to a child custody or parenting plan - can you please clarify... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for West Virginia on
Q: At what age can a child choose whitch parent they want to live with?
William S. Adams
William S. Adams answered on Feb 11, 2012

In West Virginia, Code Section 48-9-402 provides that a court may modify custody to accommodate the reasonable and firm preferences of a child who has attained the age of 14. Thus, if the child has a clear preference to reside with one parent and can articulate a rational reason for that... Read more »

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.