I was finally 90% better. Then I stepped and twisted my ankle in a pothole at a store that had tape on it. A month after accident I did mri and it showed no tears but I had excessive pain. And crps. Then a year later I redid mri and I had tears in both ankles 4 places. Now defense says they are... Read more »
What does your attorney say? Documentation is "king" in law. You need to establish the tears were caused by this incident. Unfortunately you have an MRI that says no tears. Many things could have happened to your ankle(s) in the year before the tears were confirmed. You are asking an...Read more »
If the landlord was aware (or should have been aware) of the dangerous condition they have a legal duty to fix the sidewalk. Take pictures of your nose while swollen and discolored for a future claim. Take pics when your nose is at its worst. Take pics of the dangerous sidewalk with a ruler or tape...Read more »
After the accident, I called 911 and the ambulance came and took the cyclist to the hospital. The police asked me to go to the police station and performed a series of sobriety tests, I also had my blood drawn. The police still has my car now and I want to know what may happen next.
If you were under the influence of drugs or alcohol you may be charged with DUI resulting in serious injury. If you were not under the influence the police will try and determine who was at fault. In either case, contact your insurance company. Good luck. Patrick Steinfeld
I am being sued by someone who rear ended me and was 100% at fault per their insurance (they already paid to have my car repaired.) Should i be filing a suit against them as a tactical move to try and bring this to a close? The only thing i am suffering at this point is the 'mental anguish and... Read more »
There may be bench warrant out for your arrest. They won't come looking for you but the next time you come into contact with the police you may be arrested. You can go to the court and review your file. It's public information. If you have an outstanding warrant get your affairs in...Read more »
LAST JUNE 10, 2022, I HAD A CAR ACCIDENT IN FREEWAY 880 IN FREMONT. MY DAUGHTER AND I WERE TRAVELLING FROM HAYWARD TO MILPITAS AND IT HAPPENED AROUND 7:30PM. THE CAR INFRONT OF ME SUDDENLY STOPPED IN THE MIDDLE OF FREEWAY BECAUSE THE CAR INFRONT OF HIM IS ABOUT TO STOP TO BUT EVENTUALLY CHANGED... Read more »
You are entitled to economic damages (hospital, loss of earnings, property damage ect.) and general damages for your pain and suffering. Gather your supporting documentation and present it in a demand package with the amount of your demand. Good luck. Patrick Steinfeld
The burden would be on the plaintiff (you) to prove the air filters contained "poo" AND you were injured or damaged as a result. Proving the air filters contain "poo" would require an expert to testify there is "poo" in the air filters. Obviously this would result in...Read more »
Question is: what can I do for justice? I am in over $60 K medical debt, still dealing w/limited range mobility on right side, he is still out there hurting more people with negligence. What are my options>????
I was in a car accident while working. I’m a contracted employee of a company that holds a contract with the school district. The accident was my fault. I suffered a Trumatic brain injury and back neck injuries. I went to my chiropractor through my health insurance and he wouldn’t see me. He... Read more »
It may be that your attorney does not make a note because he/she can remember your spinal compression without notation. However, the problem is anyone else looking at your file will not know about your injuries. Even if your attorney is a sole practitioner its a good idea to note a client's...Read more »
The legal process moves very slow. It doesn't sound like the problem is your lawyer. He is waiting for the draft from opposing counsel. Once he receives the draft he may request changes. This all takes time. Hang in there and keep checking in with your lawyer.
I had an attorney that quit at the last min. So o am trying to handle this the best I can. I just do not know if o have to serve her. One lady told me no it has all been done another said mo it hadn’t. The court is really confusing me and I can’t get into see the law help center. Not that they... Read more »
I was in a accident, the other driver was found 100% at fault. My hospital bill was $52,000. I was able to negotiate with the hospital to take off $14,000 leaving me with $37,000. The person Who hit me only had a bodily injury of $15,000. I have under insured bodily injury of $25,000 with AAA. My... Read more »
This is NOT bad faith. You have $25,000 UIM. The adverse driver has $15,000. So they are underinsured for the difference of $10,000. If they had $25,000... then they would not be underinsured in relation to your UIM coverage. You are only entitled to the difference. If they were uninsured... you...Read more »
I was devastated by someone claiming that she will right everything when she receives a substantial settlement coming to her. For one thing, she borrowed money from me claiming that she will pay me back double in a quick amount of time…I have proof of this contract. A great deal of time has... Read more »
Settlements are confidential and therefore not part of any public record (i.e. courts file). A lawsuit may or may not get you the information you seek. A parties assets are not relevant to a breach of contract. Assets only become relevant after judgment. You didn't say when the divorce was...Read more »
California case- I was never told of any court dates but they all occurred. I’m a bit hesitant to just trust blindly here. The lawyer has been vague on things and I alone was the one who hired him, talked to him. My wife was incapable
The more relevant question is... do you want to continue with a lawyer who is "vague" and making court appearances without communicating with you? Ask for a copy of your file or ask for documents related to a specific concern you may have. You don't want to be left in the dark on...Read more »
I was in a semi accident two years ago. I tore my tfcc in my left wrist and disks in my neck are out of place. I had surgery to correct my tfcc tear in April of last year but now I’m having worse pain in my wrist. I’ve had steroid injections in that area so I’m not sure if they were just... Read more »
Focus on your emotional and physical recovery. If a doctor says you need surgery then you need surgery. Your lawyer does not get to dictate your medical treatment. If the truck driver has admitted fault then your lawsuit is over damages (value of your claim) ... not liability. If you are...Read more »
Somebody (obviously won't name) was in the hospital who was on a few different medications and out of it for awhile, woke up to a male nurse sexually assaulting her. The victim told a different nurse and the director came and took a statement from her. And that was it. The victim then wanted... Read more »
I had a lawsuit back in 2008 2009 settled out of court at the time I only had two corneal transplants in my right eye was able to see was fine now since then I've had 13 colonial transplants different times in both eyes and now I'm legally blind if I would have known then would have going... Read more »
The purpose of a settlement is to resolve ALL past, present and future claims, known AND unknown. Get a copy of your Release and see what it says. This is precisely why insurance companies push for a quick settlement... before the injured victims find out just how bad their injuries really are....Read more »
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