Just looking for settlement amounts that are reasonable . I have a lawyer but we have not discussed amounts.
answered on Jan 23, 2023
There is no "average" settlement. There are many factors that have to be evaluated in order to determine what a reasonable settlement might be in your case. These would include extent of negligence on the part of the other party, issue of any potential contributory negligence on your... Read more »
or General liability to which in the incident report they admitting they fault i have a right knee injury in which I'm keeping fluid on my knee as I stand 8 to 12 hours a day and i have already signed up for workmans comp and m just waiting. I just need some legal advise on what could i do... Read more »
answered on Apr 8, 2022
Generally in Alabama, if you're injured on the job and on your employer's premises and the injury is due to negligence of your employer or your coworkers, you are limited to worker's compensation. You cannot sue your employer for negligence if you're covered by worker's compensation.
If evidence is discovered 20 years after a wrongful death, can a civil case still be filed?
answered on Feb 24, 2022
In Alabama, by statute any wrongful death tort action must be filed no later than two (2) years from the date of death.
Alabama. We have Not Responsible for accident or injury signs on every entrance and the child was supposedly injured on an inflatable slide.
answered on Jan 1, 2021
In Alabama, if a personal injury occurs to a minor, that minor can file a lawsuit up until the day the minor turns 21. There's a 2-year statute of limitations for injuries due to negligence, but that 2 years doesn't start to run until the injured person turns 19 years old.
My sister in main one talking to lawyers and getting the estate set up. She says she wants to make sure all debts are paid first. I’ve read different things I just want to make sure I understand the process
answered on May 26, 2020
Alabama handles wrongful death damages different than most (if not all) other states. In Alabama, the only damages recoverable for wrongful death are PUNITIVE damages. Compensatory damages such as pain, suffering, economic loss, etc. are not recoverable in Alabama. In addition, although the estates... Read more »
In 2006-07 I had my wisdom teeth removed and became addicted to opioids. For the next 10+ years I began doctor shopping to acquire opioids. I've seen states and municipalities going after the pharmaceutical companies and was wondering if the people that it actually affected have any legal recourse.
answered on Apr 14, 2020
Possibly. There are a number of law firms around the country who have been investigating individual cases for persons affected by opioid addiction. At this point, I am unaware of any people who have actually received compensation for this. Various legal theories are being explored and it's not... Read more »
Not sure what we need to do. City police giving us run around.
answered on Aug 22, 2019
The quick answer is that your son can sue the neighbor for his injuries, however there are a number of complicating issues that cannot be determined from your question. (1) If there's evidence/claims that your son contributed to the altercation, or was the initial aggressor or equally at fault... Read more »
answered on Jul 29, 2019
In my opinion - it "could" be a basis for a lawsuit, but it really depends on the other circumstances. Your inquiry doesn't indicate the AMOUNT of grass clippings or HOW the grass clippings caused the accident/injury, and without this information, I don't think a definitive... Read more »
A passenger is now suing me for negligence. Soon after the accident I took the grandson off my insurance (Liberty Mutual). Shortly after that, I changed insurance companies and dropped both my automobile and umbrella coverage. Since the both policies were in force at the time of the accident, is... Read more »
answered on Jun 24, 2019
If I understand you correctly, at the time of the accident, you had a Liberty Mutual auto policy and a Liberty Mutual umbrella policy and your grandson was covered under the auto policy. If that's the case, then Liberty Mutual should cover you in the suit, assuming that they were timely... Read more »
answered on Jun 13, 2019
Probably not. If you read this provision (also known as the Bill of Rights for Mental Health Patients), it does not appear to contain any mandatory language. It is merely a RECOMMENDATION from Congress to the states of what the states "SHOULD" do to provide for rights and treatment of... Read more »
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