In any product defect case that caused an injury or damage of some kind, the products themselves must be preserved in the same condition they were in at the time. Without the tires in the condition they were in at the time of this incident, you may not be able to prove that the tires were somehow...Read more »
I have a Florida Certification of Immunization form saying my daughter received shots on a certain date, but when her current Doctor's office requested the notes from the previous office, there was no record of her getting the shots. It was not recorded on her last visit and it actually says... Read more »
The question who pose should be taken up by your daughter's physician: What health consequences did the 3 extra doses of vaccine your daughter receive have on her health? You didn't say, fortunately, that your daughter had any ill-effects or injury of any kind from the overdosage....Read more »
You may be able to sue to enforce the clear terms of the contract. If the roof repairs were described in that contract, you should contact a local real estate attorney to learn what action you may be able to take to seek relief.
an illegal alien was arrested for probation violation and spent one year at the Joliet Correctional Center in Joliet Ill. The individual was a healthy man when he entered the prison system and one year later he walked out handicapped. Had a tracheotomy that was supposed to last for 2-3 weeks and... Read more »
Most lawyers who handle negligence cases for the injured handle cases including those in medical malpractice on a contingency basis, meaning the lawyer would only receive a fee and costs advanced recovered if there in fact is a recovery that the client approves or a verdict or judgment entered in...Read more »
ble that the judge is still considering our case? It was complicated: i sued a global paint company for product defect - the label didn't include a warning that the paint might have long-term odor issues. We had to replace our drywall. Could she be researching? How long is reasonable?
Seventeen months seems like a long time to consider the case you describe. Assuming you brought this case without a lawyer, pro se, there's nothing wrong in calling the judge's secretary or clerk (not the judge directly) and ask about the status of a decision.
What would an ordinary and reasonable nursing facility do or not do under the same or similar circumstances. However, Illinois has adopted the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act which places what amounts to a greater duty of care on nursing homes and their medical/nursing providers.
The short answer is it depends. Of significant importance are: The time line of when the first symptoms were misdiagnosed; the particular kind of cancer you have unfortunately contracted; what your staging is now; and what the prognosis and treatment plan is. Those all would all factor in on...Read more »
I was in a car accident on my way to work in my personal vehicle so it has nothing to do with work my employer now is saying after the Dr releases me to go back to work that I have to sign a liability waiver saying they are not responsible for any injuries should they occur on the job
Doctor is recommending to continue physical therapy and to check back with him after 6 to 8 weeks. Workers Comp is on their own agenda and pretty much rushing the situation when I am physically not ready to go back to my job.
I would urge you to consult with your lawyer. If you don't have a lawyer at this time, I know in your best interests you should hire an experienced workers' comp lawyer. Your physician's recommendations on treatment, the one who is actually treating your injuries, should overrule the...Read more »
You should contact an attorney who regularly handles automotive defect or product liability lawsuits. I don't believe your having failed to take the vehicle in for the recall will necessarily bar you from bringing an action against the manufacturer of the vehicle or component part maker for...Read more »
I received a notice from my association Dec 7th. stating the board has approved the repair and replacement of patios and balconies. They are considered outside the home and limited property. The cost they say I am responsible for is $1010 due April 1st which I do not want to pay as the patio is... Read more »
Your question is a common one in condominium ownership matters. The question could best be answered by having an experienced real estate/condominium law attorney review the notice of this special assessment along with the declarations and bylaws of your condominium association. I would also...Read more »
No. A workers' compensation settlement could be listed as an asset in a bankruptcy filing, but is not attachable by a creditor without a judgment especially one arising out of workers' compensation claim. Only a judgment, not a recovery could be recorded as a lien on the property. Even...Read more »
It's very unlikely that this insurance company will voluntarily turn over the documents you would need to see and understand the basis to uncover the possible fraud and prove your case. If you believe you have a valid claim for the denials by this insurance company, contact a lawyer who...Read more »
In April of this year I had to have a stent placed in my left leg. They went through the right groin area to do the procedure. When it was complete they used a Angio seal closure device and it failed and pretty much destroyed my right femoral artery. After my fourth surgery I developed a large... Read more »
By your summary it seems to me that you may have both a medical negligence case and a product defect case. In the event the medical malpractice case is not sustainable, (my hunch given what you said about no LA attorney willing to take this on), and if the product defect was a cause of your...Read more »
Much depends on the facts, which would be included in the police report and what witnesses there may be and what they testify to. If your understanding of this crash was that you had a green light, then the party that hit you would be at fault. But you have to sustain your burden of proof, a...Read more »
I want to be released from current attorney and hire a new attorney. I signed a retainer agreement but no longer owe the attorney any money. Can I send the current attorney a letter of release or do I have to go through the courts and do a motion to be released?
Lawyers can be discharged and the attorney-client contract rescinded by you at any time by simply writing a letter to the attorneys to that effect and requesting that your entire file be turned over to you or a new attorney you have hired. Be sure to discuss with any lawyer you are talking to...Read more »
The length of a case from filing to final disposition depends on the Illinois venue (the county where the case has been filed) and the size of the court's docket. However, most cases even in a crowded court docket like Cook County depend on the lawyers and how they handle the various court...Read more »
You would need to gain verification under what state licensing this household is operating. Without making that effort to verify the arrangement there is nothing you have suggested that makes this housing situation a legal environment under Illinois law.
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