answered on Aug 31, 2022
Without more information this question is going to be difficult to answer accurately.
The general purpose of civil law is to place people back in the position they would have been in had the tortious act not occurred. Compensatory damages are designed to compensate the person for their... Read more »
See question about UIM what is the law for state of Georgia
answered on Aug 4, 2022
Your uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage takes effect only after the insurance of the tortfeasor (at fault party) is exhausted. To confirm that you would need to advise your insurance company of the insurance limits for the tortfeasor and the amount of the settlement. You will need to have... Read more »
answered on Aug 3, 2022
If you are arrested while operating a vehicle the officer does have the option to tow your vehicle. If you have a passenger that is not being arrested the officer has the option to allow that person to take the vehicle for you if you consent.
Similarly, if you are arrested on someone... Read more »
a transfer truck ran my brother off the interstate into the emergency lane and he hit a broken-down car that was left unattended the transfer truck did not stop who would be at fault
answered on Aug 2, 2022
This would either be a negligence claim against the truck driver and trucking company (if it can be identified), or a phantom driver case. It will be a hard case to pursue unless your brother happened to have a dash camera to have some method of identifying the driver of the other vehicle. If you... Read more »
Do I have a case strong enough to go forward with a lawsuit?
answered on Jul 29, 2022
If you were at work and on the clock/doing something for the benefit of your employer at the time of the injury, you are entitled to a worker's compensation claim. The injury does not have to be the employer "fault"; instead, it merely needs to occur while you are working. These... Read more »
The apartment complex is pet friendly the patio gate is about 3 and a half feet to 4 foot high
answered on Jul 28, 2022
So you would certainly have a claim against the neighbor for the dog bite, which if he is carrying renters insurance with a liability policy might be covered. To go after the apartment complex for negligence you would have to show some wrongdoing on their part. This could be something like, the dog... Read more »
Almost 2 weeks ago, around 3:00 p.m. a careless driver totaled my 16 y/o son's motorcycle. The responding law-enforcement officers documented that the elderly driver had exited a private, gated residential community; then recklessly drove into the lane (county road) where my 16 y/o son was... Read more »
answered on Apr 22, 2022
Yes, the law provides for people to collect compensatory damages for injuries and property damage inflicted by another parties negligence/recklessness. For specific advice and direction you should reach out to an attorney that handles automobile/motorcycle accidents.
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
You should consult an attorney so that they can review the specific facts of your case to determine if there is a 3rd party claim to be made; however, if you were on the clock at the time of the incident this sounds like a straight work comp claim.
The attorney owns property that requires access through my property, as well as other property owners. We have never required permission from any residents to pass through. Only 1 neighbor has am easement. A construction company move in as well, and overburdens my property with heavy equipment, The... Read more »
answered on Apr 1, 2022
You or anyone else can file a lawsuit pro se. (pro se = represent yourself) Just because he is an attorney does not preclude himself from representing himself. He is also permitted to represent other parties involved in the same lawsuit so long as their interests do not conflict. If a conflict of... Read more »
Can apartment complex violate the "Code of Alabama" Title 35 9A by charging it's tenants extra fees per month for trash removal ($5) and pest control ($10)? Who enforces the "Code of Alabama"? Who and Where do I file a complaint? Am I entitled to see the contract with the... Read more »
answered on Apr 1, 2022
For better and more specific answers to your questions you should contact an attorney directly in your area and provide him a copy of your lease agreement. An apartment complex would not be permitted to violate the Alabama Code regarding its responsibilities to tenants.
If the apartment... Read more »
answered on Mar 15, 2022
The income tax refund intercept program helps the State of Alabama recover funds from individuals who have not paid debts owed to the State. In 1981, the Alabama Legislature passed an Act that authorized the Department of Revenue to intercept refunds from individuals owing balance to certain State... Read more »
answered on Mar 11, 2022
If the victim contacts the District attorney's office directly you may be able to get them to dismiss the charges. Many times they understand that if the victim is not willing to testify it will be hard to get a conviction, so rather than fight a losing battle they will just let it go.
My husband called 911 on me as I was in a mental health breakdown ( pandemic - no dr appts available-) I was given the option for ambulance to hospital which i said no- I was then arrested for dv - which my husband never said I hit him- and taken down to the cop car and put in the back. I asked my... Read more »
answered on Mar 11, 2022
You should get in contact with a criminal defense attorney and allow him to get discovery (specifically body cam video) and evaluate the case. Based on the facts provided here I do not see a reason why a search of the home would have been justified, but without a full review of the facts of the... Read more »
Someone who doesn’t like me comes by my house regularly and blows train horns that he has hooked up to his truck and recently spooked my horse. My horse ran into the side of our barn due to this. We’ve reported him to the police for running me off the road and harassment but they say there is... Read more »
answered on Jan 19, 2022
You can look into if your city or county has a local noise ordinance, but if the police refuse to enforce it that may be a problem. You may want to call the city attorney or district attorney to discuss the matter.
I was supposed to get a 70,000. On the case but only received 26,000
answered on Jan 6, 2022
Request a settlement statement that details where the money went. I presume the gross settlement amount was $70,000.00 and some portion of that likely went to case expenses, attorney's fees and paying back medical bills or insurance subrogation. However, that is merely a presumption. Your... Read more »
Georgia : 2015 Person A Hit Person B from behind. Person B had an excess of 80,000 medical bills. Person B after a long battle with Insurance from Person A, won the suit by default in 2019. Person A has 100,000 thousand in coverage. Person B has 50,000 in coverage along with UIM add-on coverage of... Read more »
answered on Nov 19, 2021
In my opinion, which someone may disagree, no that person would not be able to collect from their insurance coverage because they settled with person A's insurance for less than what the limits of their insurance. UIM typically does not kick in until the liability limits have been exhausted... Read more »
answered on Oct 1, 2021
You would likely be entitled to some portion of the value of the home based on the payments made on the home or improvements done to the home during the time of the marriage regardless of the name on the deed or mortgage. Approximately 50% of all payments made during the marriage or improvements... Read more »
My son doesn’t feel safe at his dads and stays very worried when he’s there. He always comes home starving
answered on Oct 1, 2021
You should speak to an attorney in your area who can give you a detailed analysis based on the specific facts of your case and the likelihood of success.
You will need to file a new action with the court requesting an alteration of the custody/visitation arrangement. You should make a... Read more »
The information that's needed i can provide to show what has taken place
answered on Sep 16, 2021
You should reach out to an attorney and discuss the specific actions that you believe the Jail has done wrong. This question is really to general to provide any substantive response.
Who responseable my dog is on a lesh she came on my property
answered on Sep 9, 2021
In Alabama there are typically three instances where an owner can be responsible for a dog biting someone. 1) if the dog has known dangerous or vicious propensities. 2) If the dog is a breed that is listed on a dangerous breed list. For the State of Alabama that is only Pit Bulls. Counties or... Read more »
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