We hire a contractor to remodel our house before listing for sell. After he finished the work on the contract, our broker suggested us to replace some light fixtures. We agreed to do that. However, the contractor never give us a quote on this. A few days later, our house was under contract and we... View More
Worker's Compensation is a highly specialized area of law that concerns itself with work-related injuries. This is not that. Here, your broker requested that certain light fixtures be replaced. You contacted the contractor (who had already remodeled your house and whose work you were...View More
He began to exhibit strange behaviors that quickly advanced to seizure like shaking of his entire body then going completely limp and being non responsive. I took him to 1 hospital that said he was low on magnesium and sent him home. Took him to another and they did lots of tests and said it was... View More
First and foremost, it is essential for you to understand the anticipated effects and the potential side effects of your husband's medication. Psychotropic drugs, generally, have a host of very unpleasant, known side effects and many are prescribed as maintenance medication. Whether your...View More
It is highly unlikely, if not impossible that you would be able to hold a lien holder liable. Any institutional lien holder like a bank, a credit union, Ford Motor credit, etc. requires both liability and collision coverage as a condition of the loan. Therefore if such a driver was uninsured, it...View More
Hello I recently was injured in New Mexico but was contacted by a firm from Ohio because i did this thing to calculate my settlement and for sum reason it had me living in Ohio??? I got locked out of my Google account and that's where all their contact information is in. I have tried calling... View More
There is no central repository of the information you are seeking. That said, you posted this under Illinois law so I assume that you are a resident of Illinois who was injured in New Mexico. How did you decide to engage a law firm in Ohio to represent you in litigation in New Mexico for which...View More
I, 33 year old female, was recently diagnosed with lower lumbar facet arthrosis. I was told by my chiropractor that this typically isn't seen in patients my age, this is something that occurs in older patients. I have been working at a factory for over 12 years and believe this diagnosis was... View More
First of all, when you are injured at work, you can never sue your employer. Your sole remedy is to file a claim with the Illinois Worker's Compensation Commission. To succeed in a Worker's Compensation claim, it is essential that you provide a sound causation opinion from a credible...View More
BOTH DRIVERS. You went behind the car turning left (in your direction) which made it difficult or impossible for the other car turning left to see you. You had the right-of-way because you were going straight. That said, you know that you are prohibited from passing on the right. Whether...View More
It depends. If this is your first citation for no insurance, your license will be suspended until you provide proof of insurance for 90 days and pay a $250 reinstatement fee. If this is your second offense, you must pay a $500 reinstatement fee and you will be required to provide proof of...View More
her insurance does not want to pay 22,000.00,because her boyfriend was not on insurance.the insurance for damaged car wants work out deal for 11,000.00 an keep her out of court and they sue ex boyfriend for the other 11,000.00.they want 3,500.00 down an 250.00 a month until payed. does that sound... View More
If your granddaughter had insurance on her car, any licensed driver who she permitted to drive her car is automatically covered under her policy unless that person was expressly excluded from coverage. Therefore, what you are saying does not make any sense unless your granddaughter was foolish...View More
I have 2 sons, (from different fathers) one is 4 and the other is 2. Neither of the fathers have been in contact since the beginning of my pregnancies. Do they have paternity rights? And if they do, how to I get them removed?
Has paternity ever been established? Are the fathers listed on the birth certificate? Do you receive any state aid for either child? Is there a child support Order in place for either child? What is your motive to divest either father of his paternal rights? Do you suspect that either of the...View More
I live in a nice neighborhood however, several times when walking my dog we've come across countless unrestrained dogs in my neighbors yards (not strays) they run up to us barking and almost if biting at us. Is it illegal for me to defend myself with some form of pepper spray/gun?
You don't provide enough details for a definitive answer. On your facts, the other dogs bark at you and your dog. As long as the other dogs stay on their property, there is nothing that you can do. Some dogs are extremely territorial. One of my dogs will bark at the "trespasser"...View More
As long as paternity is established or acknowledged (i.e. you share the same surname), and your father dies intestate (without a Will) as an only child, you are his sole heir, you inherit everything that your father owns. That said, if your father prepares a will and decides to leave his estate to...View More
They called us to come get him after they had their goats pinned up. We live 2 houses down and in the 2 min it took my husband to go down and pick him up they decided to shoot my dog. He was not actively harming their goats. He was standing there a couple feet away in the fence and they shot him... View More
If your dog was out of your control and injured your neighbor's goats, you are responsible for the vet bill to treat the goats. If your neighbor decided to shoot your dog AFTER his animals were safe, he may be criminally liable but only the County Prosecutor has the authority to bring...View More
You should have called the police. There was no reason for you to confront your neighbor. Nobody believes that you were polite at 2:00 AM. That said, your neighbor cannot commit a battery on you (choke you). If you were injured AND the neighbor was convicted, you MAY be able to recover for your...View More
I hate to give you the stock answer but it depends upon many factors. For example, what types of vehicles were involved? How many vehicles were involved? Were semi's involved? What was the weather like? Were there eyewitnesses? What type of pavement? What type of grade (was the road...View More
If your employer prepared a "first report of injury" form and has taken responsibility for your medical care, there is no need for you to immediately seek the assistance of an attorney. If your employer is not taking responsibility for your injury, you are not covered by any health...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?
As Ms. Seeskin told you, your only real remedy is to make a UM claim on YOUR insurance. If you were injured and sought medical care, consult a personal injury attorney. If you have a liability only policy, you have no recourse. If the other driver was uninsured, you could provide a copy of the...View More
He was supposed to drive it back from the airport while I was away and leave it parked on May13th. But on May 16th he got into a wreck, he was the at fault driver. He’s refusing to pay more than $500 so I’m want to know if I can still file it as stolen at the time of the accident in Evanston... View More
My mom's car about a month ago had the tire fly off and axel break. They took it to a local mechanic that said it was due to an air bubble in the bearing that's why it broke and the tire fell off. They assured her and checked that all the others were fine and didn't need fixed. This... View More
If she was injured, she should immediately contact a personal injury attorney in Allen County. If there are no injuries, the easiest thing for her to do is to make a claim with her own insurance. If the car had been serviced immediately prior to the incident and the incident can be related to the...View More
ONLY the state's attorney or one of her deputies can bring criminal charges against anyone. If you are not the state's attorney or a deputy state's attorney, you cannot bring criminal charges against anyone.
You can and should make a police report, identifying the driver...View More
I merged into the lane next to me and as I was doing so the person sped up and I clipped their car minor damages occurred the person never reported the accident but is now trying to make a police report
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