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Q: Hello I have a 8 year old daughter we were riding on a scooter yesterday a parked car was exiting their parking spot and

Pulled out of the parking spot abruptly I tried to turn away but he struck us on the scooter knocking both of us off. My daughter is ok with scrapes on her knees and her leg is sore took her to the emergency right away, myself scrapes and bruises as well. Should I reach out to a lawyer, thank you... Read more »

Michael J. Prisco
Michael J. Prisco answered on Apr 30, 2021

You should definitely discuss with a lawyer to preserve your rights and properly investigate your claim. It is important an attorney properly and timely collect evidence, including medical records and police reports to document your claim. If you would like to discus , feel free to give me a call... Read more »

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Q: Can i sue a restaurant for the injury damages i got from falling on their steps, i was also drunk when this happened.
Michael J. Prisco
Michael J. Prisco answered on Feb 27, 2021

You can sue if the cause of your fall was a dangerous condition, i.e, a foreign object left on the stairs. The fact that you were drinking will go to whether you are also at fault, which is an issue a jury will weigh.

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