Wow this is a great question and one I have not thought about before. I would ask the at fault driver's carrier to cover the cost of replacement under the property damage portion of their claim. Remember that they should cover all property lost or damaged as a result of the accident. If there...View More
I was assaulted in my apartment complex parking lot by a neighbor. Im a disabled veteran and i was helpless. He was beating me up for 5 minutes and the whole time im thinking that everything is getting recorded on 4 to 5 cameras that were around us. But police officers were familiar with this... View More
Sorry to read about the issues you are going through. I am a service connected disabled veteran and I empathize with your frustrations. In terms of your questions I will try to address them one at a time.
You may be able to obtain an order or protection against the assailant but I am not...View More
I was released to go back to work. Just don't use hand..as of today my hand is not in a cast and it should have been weeks ago. My hand hurts and will heel wrong . so future looks bad for hand. They did give me a wrist brace with wrap. This all sounds not right. This is a workmans comp.... View More
Each one of your questions should be addressed to a worker's compensation attorney or your doctors. If you have not been in contact with a worker's compensation attorney obtain your claim file and medical records and setup a free consultation.
I was served with a summons yesterday to appear regarding a personal injury claim. Apparently about one year ago someone rear-ended a man in OR, and he is suing me for 40k in non-economic damages and 9.5k in medical expenses. I live in AZ and was not in the state of OR last year. My credit card... View More
The disclosure is no longer 40 interrogatories,25 request for admission and unlimted request for production of documents? I am confused by the numbers in front of the each discovery that can be requested.
The new civil rules in Arizona at 16 A.R.S. Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 26 lay out the determinations for three different "tiers" of cases. These different tiers each have specific amounts of discovery allowed based on case complexity and the amount in controversy.
(2) Tier 2. Each side in a Tier 2 case is permitted 15 total hours of fact witness depositions, 10 Rule 33 interrogatories, 10 Rule 34 requests for production, 10 Rule 36 requests for admission, and 180 days in which to complete discovery.
The new civil rules in Arizona have different discovery limits applicable to new cases based on complexity/damages. 16 A.R.S. Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 26.2 lays out the various case characteristics for cases from Tier 1-3. You really need to determine which tier your case falls into and then...View More
Broke foot, pelvis, arm, L4&5, and dislocated shoulder. Company didn’t offer safety harness. Which they have implemented now after my accident. Also concerned about my future that I might not be able to return to the position and future pain and surgery and loss of mobility.
To address your first question, in Arizona an injured employee who is receiving worker's compensation benefits is normally barred from bringing a personal injury claim against his employer. While it is possible for said employee to bring a lawsuit against his employer, these lawsuits are very...View More
Hello, it appears that you are searching for case law to support a claim for premise liability stemming from a slip and fall injury on stairs. I do not know if you will be able to obtain case law specific to the facts of the current situation, but there is existing case law which addresses when a...View More
I was involved in a Roll over car accident at work. I was not at fault, a drunk driver ran a red light and hit me. I was taken to icu and hospitalized for 6 months and I home care for 3 months, workers compensation paid my medical bills. I sued the at-fault driver with a personal injury lawyer and... View More
In a third party claim a worker's compensation carrier retains the right to be reimbursed for costs expended. While the medical bills will be covered by worker's compensation insurance they will expect to recoup their expenses and tend to be inflexible. Based on the scenario described it...View More
Based on the scenario described the three of you are victims of of the same drunk driver. It would make sense to join the cases in this scenario, as opposed to a scenario where liability was disputed between the driver of your vehicle and the other adverse driver. That being said, I don't know...View More
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