It was a big chain that did my tire rotation also took my tire off to fill a nail hole. I heard a vicious knocking under my car floorboard a few weeks later and when I went to mechanic he tells me my left tire was close to falling off as they failed to tighten the tire. This could’ve caused a... Read more »
answered on May 31, 2023
I'm glad you weren't hurt! I had a wheel come off of my car while I was going 40 mph! Fortunately I wasn't hurt.
Regarding your question, almost certainly not. You would need to prove that you suffered damages (physical injuries and/or economic damages) AND that the big... Read more »
My blinker on and began to turn when the light turned green. The truck hit my car on the passenger side door. Who is at fault?
answered on Jan 20, 2023
I agree with Mr. Scherr's assessment. Additionally, you may be barred from any recovery from the truck's insurer (for both property damage and any injuries you may have suffered) due to contributory negligence. You stated that the truck was "driving" and not stopped. If you... Read more »
answered on Jul 28, 2022
Are you suing someone for child sexual abuse? If so, your lawyer is probably asking for your tax returns either to prove your loss of income, or because you have claimed loss of income and the other side is asking for them (and would almost certainly be entitled to them). If this isn't why,... Read more »
Her most recent fall was yesterday. She's had other falls that she's need stitches for as well.
answered on Nov 23, 2020
You would have to provide a lot more information for a personal injury lawyer to be able to make even a preliminary determination. The hard truth is that elderly people fall frequently, without anyone being negligent. There are lawyers who handle a lot of nursing home negligence cases (I'm not... Read more »
answered on Oct 20, 2020
Possibly. With so much information available, determining the replacement cost for any particular vehicle is not like the old days when you would just open up the Kelley Blue Book, and adjust the value for the condition and mileage. You are entitled to an amount that would allow you to go out and... Read more »
Which MVA office would the county crash investigator send report to? Is what I meant.
answered on Mar 23, 2020
Here's the link to get a copy of the police report:
anything to hurt the baby. he has a sprained arm and we think it happened while in his crib. The dective said they are fact finding at this point, but today they called the center and ask the director to come down to give a statment. Is this normal as we have never been through this before and... Read more »
answered on Mar 3, 2020
You should post this question in the Criminal Law section, not personal injury.
answered on Jan 14, 2020
This was posted in the "Car Accidents" practice area. If you post it under "Traffic Tickets," you will probably get responses from attorneys in that practice area.
The report says it happened on Acton Lane Acton Lane THATS false accident happened no acton lane and old Washington rd
answered on Oct 2, 2019
You haven't provided enough information. For example, were you injured? If so, you should contact a personal injury lawyer to discuss your potential claim. Regarding the error in the police report, errors are not uncommon. Sometimes they matter, and sometimes they don't. The attorney you... Read more »
answered on Sep 13, 2019
From the information you provided, you probably have a claim against this individual. The issue is collectability. You will have a hard time finding an attorney to take the case if any settlement/judgment is not collectable. You should contact a personal injury attorney to discuss this further.
answered on Mar 4, 2019
If it can be proven that the presence of the bedbugs is due to the landlord's negligence, and that you were injured as a result of this negligence, then you have a claim. I'm not minimizing any injuries you suffered, but I'm direct with both prospective and retained clients. Many... Read more »
I doubt the employee has the money to pay for my medical bills.
answered on Oct 29, 2018
Possibly, but you would need to provide A LOT more information to an attorney to get a definitive answer. You should call a personal injury attorney as soon as possible because if certain things are not done in the near term - photographs of injuries/property damage, obtaining witness statements,... Read more »
answered on Oct 19, 2018
I am a cyclist, so this "hits" close to home. The law in DC changed a couple years ago. In the "bad" old days, if a cyclist contributed to the accident, he/she could not recover due to a doctrine called contributory negligence. Now, fortunately, the law has changed as set forth... Read more »
answered on Oct 12, 2018
Yes, but even if you win in court, it is difficult to collect from most individuals for a variety of reasons. Because of this, it will probably be difficult for you to find a personal injury lawyer who would be willing to take your case on a contingency basis. You should call a personal injury to... Read more »
answered on Oct 5, 2018
DC law applies to the accident. If you were injured, you should contact a personal injury lawyer immediately. There are some things that, if not done soon after the accident, may hurt your case. For example, you want to get pictures of any property damage (e.g. car, bicycle) before it is repaired,... Read more »
answered on Sep 21, 2018
Just money. A wrongful death claim is civil, not criminal.
answered on Sep 7, 2018
Wrongful death is a civil claim. Contact a personal injury lawyer to discuss the merits of the claim.
Car has minor damage to taillight. I am really banged up. They are trying to get me to pay for all damages to the car. While I’m not necessarily interested in going after them, it seems that they are liable for my injuries. Please clarify liability.
answered on Sep 5, 2018
Fortunately, the law in DC for collisions like this changed in 2016. Before that time, if you were even 1% at fault (and therefore "contributed" to the collision), you were barred from recovering anything. Now, per the statute below, that defense (contributory negligence) cannot be... Read more »
answered on Aug 23, 2018
NO!!! It varies from state to state, and the nature of the claim! Call a lawyer for more information.
answered on Jun 6, 2018
TITLE 22 - VEHICLE LAWS - EQUIPMENT OF VEHICLES
Subtitle 4 - Other Equipment
Section 22-403 - Mirrors.
§ 22-403. Mirrors.
(b) Motor vehicles - Registered in this State.- Every motor vehicle... Read more »
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