lawyer hired by fedex claims it is our fault for letting the dog out on our own property. our county does have a leash law, but it specifically states that you become liable when dog leaves your property.
Depending on how the driver was handling the truck when this occurred, there may be a good argument to have FedEx at least pay some damages, though it would depend on the type of dog, bills associated with it, etc.
I will miss 2 to 3 months of work making only 60% of my day? Do I not get paid my full pay because I injured my knee at work. I have already missed time from work for other treatments for my knee and was only paid for a few days missed. Some of the days I missed I wasn't paid for?... Read more »
It sounds like there are quite a few issues with how Amazon is handling this situation. I would highly encourage you to reach out to an experienced workers comp lawyer ASAP, as these types of matters are very time sensitive. Most lawyers on here, including myself, offer free consultations to answer...Read more »
I was a passenger in a car. We were initially stopped by 2 city officers for the window tint. We're were immediately pulled out of the vehicle and searched. I had to tiny pieces of weed in my pocket. Not even a gram .2 grams to be exact. I plead not guilty. The judge set me a court date. Once... Read more »
They can if you ended up pleaded guilty or were found guilty by the court. The good news, though, is that at the of this the 6 months, your record will be expunged and it will not even show up on your record. The bad news is that you only get one bite at the apple when it comes to getting...Read more »
we were invited by a pitts owner who did not ensure the animal was secured and her stepson let him out who immediately attacked my dog. After 12000.00 vet bill, he died. I can prove he killed 20 chickens the week before and goats months before that. Thus is in smith county. I made a report ar... Read more »
You could potentially sue the owners of the pitbull. If the dog had a history of being violent, then they were effectively put on notice of the dogs violent propensities, which means that they could be found to be legally responsible for any damages to a person or their property.
As much as I hate to give a lawyer answer, the short answer is that it depends. Perhaps most importantly is that it depends on what you told the officer, as well as why there was a syringe in there to begin with. If you or someone you know requires the syringe, and it was simply left in there, then...Read more »
Someone I know got pulled over for appearing to have no seatbelt, when they had one on the whole time. After being pulled over, the cop smelled marijuana and the person was honest and showed him, he had 2.5 grams and also the pipe he hit it out of. The cop issued 2 tickets, in pencil, possession of... Read more »
Likely not, unless it is absolutely established that the officer was lying. Typically, an officer can pull someone over for any traffic violation or perceived traffic violation. Afterwards, such as in a situation like this, if a person volunteers information about possessing a controlled substance,...Read more »
Yes, depending on the circumstances. Oftentimes, judges will allow a continuance so that you can try to secure private counsel; however, they will also typically give you a deadline to hire a lawyer, otherwise you will have to move forward with a public defender or without representation.
You can waive your right to a preliminary hearing by informing the court that you are waiving it. That being said, you should only waive a preliminary hearing in very few circumstances, as you have every opportunity to see what all the prosecutor may have that led to the charges against you.
If im charged in 2 different counties for lustful touching same thing just different places and jury finds me not guilty in one county how does it work in my trial of the other county. I don't understand how that works. Isn't that double jeopardy?
Perhaps, but the facts and charges would have to be for the same incident. There are a lot of subtleties when you start talking about double jeopardy. Your best bet is going to be to get with an experienced criminal defense lawyer and show them all of the paperwork/charges from both counties so...Read more »
Mississippi is tricky when it comes to bonds for capital murder. Capital murder by itself is eligible for bond, so long as the proof is not evident. With a recording of someone else saying that they did it, that should be enough to establish a bond, provided that the person wasn't out on a...Read more »
Provided that the warrant was a valid warrant, then law enforcement would be able to search that room with very little exception. That being said, the warrant validity could be challenged, especially if they presented false or misleading information to secure the warrant.
It is certainly possible, provided that it is indeed a misdemeanor. Typically, you have to wait at least a year after all of the terms and conditions of your conviction are satisfied in order to get an expunction.
In the case of Buddy the dog, the sheriff stated a minor under 13yrs can't be charged with a crime, but on your page someone asked about a 12 yr old and it was said that yes they can be charged with their crime and taken to jail. What was done to Buddy was a felony offense and the boy should... Read more »
It really depends. Typically, a minor can be charged with a felony, but where they end up depends on what the underlying crime is. If it is non-violent, the minor will typically go to youth court; however, if it is a violent crime, it will typically go to circuit court. Regardless, assuming that...Read more »
It really depends on a few things, such as whether your boyfriend was already out on bond when he got arrested, what was the nature of the underlying charge, etc. Regardless, unless it is a capital offense or he was already out on bond, he should be entitled to pretrial release. That being said, if...Read more »
Likely not. If he is allowing the dog to get out and the dog bites someone, especially after having already shown a propensity for viciousness, then he could be found liable for any harm that the dog causes. It sounds like it might be worth it for you to talk to a lawyer about, especially if the...Read more »
I'm not entirely sure what you are asking; however, from the looks of it, you would benefit by having a criminal defense lawyer to discuss the facts of your case with you and see what can be done to get you the best possible outcome.
Likely not. Even if it does not have a firing pin, usually it is still treated as a gun transaction. Your best bet it going to be to get with an experienced criminal defense lawyer to see what the facts of your case are and see what can be done to help you out.
It depends. If you were simply charged and never convicted, then you would not be on parole. However, if you were convicted, then it depends on what you were actually sentenced to and how it is structured.
It really depends on where he is at in the process. If he has not been indicted and was not already out on a felony bond, then he should be eligible for bond now. It is in your friend's best interest that he contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer so that he can talk about the facts of...Read more »
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