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Q: Can I sue my attacker on a domestic violence case for personal injury causing Traumaic PTSD, broken nose , medical bills
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answered on Jun 19, 2024

The question is not really CAN you sue this individual versus does this individual have assets such that he/she could satisfy a judgment if one is obtained. Yes, you have civil recourse, but this person may or may not be solvent. It is not LIKELY there would be any insurance to satisfy any... View More

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Q: How long do you have to sue a city in TX after an accident due to negligence of the city's hike and bike trails?

My husband and I were riding our bikes on a city trail, 6 days after an ice storm. The ice was gone everywhere after 4 warm days, but there was some still left under some overpasses, and it was very hard to see. Both my husband and I fell, I sustained 8 injuries to my knee which resulted in a... View More

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answered on Jun 20, 2024

Generally, you have two years to file a lawsuit against a governmental entity under the Texas Tort Claims Act. However, be aware that you normally must provide notice of the claim to the City or other governmental entity. Most of the time this notice MUST be done within 180 days, however, each... View More

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Q: Can I b convicted of possession of a controlled substance even if it wasn't found on me but in my belongings?
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answered on May 24, 2024

Yes, under certain circumstances. For example, if the drugs were in your purse or your luggage. That is something that you were in "control" of, while it was not direct possession, the State can show constructive possession which is sufficient to satisfy the statute, however, contact a... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Agricultural Law, Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Wrongful Death for Texas on
Q: Would any law firms take on a death penalty case for free?

I have a friend on death row in Texas who is currently trying to appeal his sentencing. Would any law firms take his case on for free?

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answered on May 24, 2024

There are firms who handle a number of appeals on a pro bono basis, however, your better bet is to contact the Innocence Project.

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