Illinois law gives at-fault drivers/insurance companies 30 days to get you your settlement check from the date they receive your signed release. However, there are other factors that sometimes extend that time frame. For example, if you are working with an attorney and your attorney is negotiating...View More
If a truck driver was In the left lane but had the right turning signal on . I pulled up and got in the right lane at the stop sign . After traffic is clear The truck driver makes a right and hit my car while I’m still sitting at the stop sign . Who is at fault
I'm very sorry to hear you were involved in an accident. The truck driver is at fault. Truck drivers, especially those driving semitrucks, even though they sometimes must move to the left lane to make a wide right turn, are obligated to check their side mirrors and be aware of vehicles that...View More
Their client has not submitted the required “paper work” within the 91 days required by UE. Even though their client was at fault, as evident by the police report, UE denies any liability because their client has failed to submit his required accident report. Is this legal?
It is legal. Unfair, but legal. This is sadly how several insurance companies, UE amongst them, operate. However, you are not necessarily without recourse. If you have your own auto insurance, though, you can pursue what is called an "uninsured motorist" claim with them. Your auto...View More
While I was riding the thread on the right upper part got loose and part of the fork shot out. The pressurized part hit firstly my face (my cheekbone was broken) and then it hit my right eye so badly that it damaged my eye completely (eye nerve was damaged, eye was broken onto 3 parts, lower eyelid... View More
I'm truly sorry to hear you were so badly injured.
John is correct about what we call "damages" (your injuries and what you have been through because of this incident) and that this falls under a category of personal injury cases called "products liability."...View More
My insurance company denied my claim due to the EDR or black box in my car; it didn't show that any car hit my car. When it comes to the EDR system in the car, the only time it activates is when the airbags deploy. That being said, the vehicle that bumped me didn't hit me hard enough that... View More
United Equitable's denial is technically legal, but that does not make it completely right. Unfortunately, United Equitable is one of several insurance companies in Illinois that come up with a myriad of reasons to deny coverage for their own policyholders. Those reasons are oftentimes very...View More
I was driving to work when a car from the left lane swerved into my lane ended up bumping my front driver's side bumper and, making me swerve out of the way and having me lose control. My car hit the right side rail on the highway and then spun around, crashing into the median that separates... View More
United Equitable's denial is technically legal, but that does not make it right. Unfortunately, United Equitable is one of several insurance companies in Illinois that come up with a myriad of reasons to deny coverage for their own policyholders. Those reasons are oftentimes very questionable...View More
I'm very sorry to hear the ordeal you have experienced. The foley balloon, once left in your body after completion of the c-section and any further medical care, became what is known as a "retained foreign object". This should never have happened. A medical malpractice claim may be warranted.
And I told her I would keep him until she could move & find a place where she could keep him. In the meantime I called the guy she purchased him from and let him know about the situation and he said he was coming to get the dog if she couldn’t keep him. So my daughter just took him back to... View More
She may be able to sue him, but because your question pertains to an area of animal/dog law in which I do not practice, I will leave it to other practitioners to answer more substantively. Hopefully one of them does respond soon to your inquiry.
I'm so sorry to hear about what you've been through.
Law firms often analyze two main aspects of potential medical malpractice cases when deciding whether to pursue one on behalf of a client: (1) fault (e.g. Did actual malpractice occur or was this instead a bad but frequently...View More
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