There's always a possibility that you have a case. However, you will want to consider a two key questions: damages and causation. First, as to damages, many personal injury suits have damages such as medical bills, lost income, etc. Therefore, the key question is whether your injury, presuming...Read more »
As always, the individual facts and circumstances of your case will affect the answer. However, Texas law generally recognizes the idea of comparative fault, meaning that your recovery can be reduced in proportion with your fault for the injury. If you are found to be 51% or more responsible for...Read more »
You need to hire a lawyer immediately to answer these questions. Semi-truck accidents are particularly time-sensitive, given that companies will automatically destroy driver logs and other important evidence as part of their normal business cycle. This destruction may occur before you're able...Read more »
Without knowing more about your situation, the appropriate answer is that "it depends." The key thing to know is that Texas has adopted a "proportionate responsibility" scheme. What that means is that your compensation can be reduced by the percentage of fault that is attributed...Read more »
I was driving my car when the drive shaft broke off,as a result I lost control of my car and had to break hard and suddenly to prevent an running into anything. My children and I both are experiencing whiplash..pain in neck/head,stiffness ect. I called my insurance because I wasn't sure what... Read more »
In short, I would call a local personal injury lawyer to discuss this issue. It seems that you simply don't have anything for your insurance company to reimburse you for, given that you don't have any medical treatment or damage to your vehicle.
In most states, a borrower of a product is able to bring a product liability action. Notably, this has not always been the case. The law used to require a contractual relationship of some sort between the injured individual and supplier of the product in order for the injured person to bring a...Read more »
It's very much worth contacting your attorney to sit down and discuss your case. Very often, your lawyer is doing a lot of background work that may not be evident (though a lawyer should generally keep his or her client informed throughout the process). This may be particularly true on an...Read more »
Without more facts, this is a difficult question to answer. In order to file a legitimate claim against the city, you would need to determine whether the city has liability (i.e., whether the city itself did anything wrong). Keep in mind that governmental entities, including cities, have extensive...Read more »
I was on this season’s Skin Tight Show. Due to complications, my second surgeries were postponed. My surgeon called me at 3:00 Friday afternoon. They had gotten a call from TLC’s Megolamedia saying that they are not paying for my second surgeries, & they cancelled my surgery at the hospital... Read more »
Without more information (including seeing the agreement), it's difficult to determine whether or not you have a case. However, it generally sounds like you may need an attorney who can handle breach-of-contract cases, or potentially an attorney who can handle claims under the Deceptive Trade...Read more »
The attorneys on here will need a bit more information to answer your question. If I read it correctly, you're wondering whether you can file a lawsuit stemming from a car accident, then bypass the deposition process so that the case can get resolved at mediation. Unfortunately, that's...Read more »
This answer is somewhat complicated, but generally speaking, a drug manufacturer may be liable if they manufactured the drug incorrectly, concealed dangerous side effects of the drug, or failed to provide proper warnings about the drug. For example, a manufacturer of a blood thinner medication may...Read more »
My daughter, after coming home from work around midnight, and after parking her car in her gated apartment complex. was held up by 3-4 guys, choke held her and snatched her bag. When she tried to pursue them as they fled, they came back to stop her by shooting a gun grazing her chin. Then the... Read more »
While I cannot speak to your specific case without more information, I can tell you that tenants are entitled to expect that an apartment complex will be reasonably safe. A property manager has certain duties with regard to the safety of tenants on the premises, including providing adequate...Read more »
Every state has a legal deadline that is referred to as a "statute of limitations." This is the legal deadline by which you must file a lawsuit related to a potential legal claim. For bodily injury claims, Texas law provides that you generally have a two-year window in which to file a...Read more »
Under Texas law, only a spouse, child, or parent of a deceased individual may bring a wrongful death claim. To that extent, Texas law does not recognize a wrongful death claim arising out of a dating relationship.
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