assuming you were not injured, the smartest and easiest thing to do is to go through your collision coverage with your insurance company. it will initially cost you the deductible. your insurance company will then pursue the other company for what it paid plus your deductible. if it collects, it...Read more »
i am assuming by your question that an independent contractor working in the utility's right of way caused damage to someone or something. unless the utility company ha oversight responsibility ( usually by contract), it would probably not have liability. however it is a very fact sensitive...Read more »
if you do not have a a lawyer representing you, you need to contact a reputable one in your area. the local county bar assoc should have a referral list as well as the ala trial lawyers assoc.. every state has a statute of limitations on which to file suit. idk what it is in ala ( in indiana and...Read more »
I was employed with a company for 16 months, having received 3 above average perforamnce evaluations and 2 promotions. I feel I was targeted for termination due to an incident earlier in the year where I had to go over my supervisor's head and report a sexual harassment complaint to the HR... Read more »
although i personally do not do employment law, we have an excellent person in the office that does. carla pyle - you are welcome to call her to ask. there are no fees for just a phone call. you can check her out on our website rubinoruman.com
it depends. there are alot of factors. you are welcome to call our adam sedia to give him more detail and get an idea. there is no charge for the phone call. you can check him out on our website: rubinoruman.com
indiana is a no fault divorce state. the fact of adultry, while wrong on many levels and in very poor judgment, may only be relevant if he was dissipating marital assets. there is no alimony in indiana. however there can be post(after)divorce maintenence for a period of time for you to acquire a...Read more »
yes. you do not have to have a lawyer. however if you have children or property you really are better off to spend the money and get a reputable lawyer. word of mouth is the best source of finding one. also the local county bar association would have a referral service. good luck
He was on his way to jamestown ca fire camp and now if he complains of being hurt he will have to return to the previous prison without making any money to help his family. Does he have the right to stay there to get aide for his injuries and will someone take this case please?
depending on the nature and extent of the injuries and how the accident happened, your husband may have a real case and i would think there are plenty of reputable calif lawyers that would take it. contact the calif trial lawyers assoc for a list of lawyers in the county where the accident happened...Read more »
no. it is probably more common that a person doesn't actually go to court before a garnishment occurs. a person gets sued, doesn't answer the complaint and summons within the required time, the suing party obtains a default judgment and files a proceedings supplemental naming the judgment...Read more »
the question is difficult to answer because there isn't alot of detail. the best thing you can do is call the lawyer who represented you in the divorce. he/she should readily be able to answer the question. if your ex went bankrupt, he obviously isn't flush with money and his...Read more »
if the landlord wants you to pay for the lock change and you agree to it, then you have to do it. there is nothing illegal about that. a lease is simply an agreement between a landlord and a tenant. if this is an issue prehaps you ought to consider another place. the last thing you want is to...Read more »
maybe. your parents would need to contact a reputable california attorney. most consultations are free. i am sorry for the grief your family has. sometimes there aren't real good answers for why bad things happen. there may not be a valid case but a california lawyer will be best equipped to...Read more »
i do not know NY law but in most states the statute of limitations for a minor doesn't begin to run until the minor reaches majority. 11 years does make the case real stale in terms of proof which is what your lawyer may be telling you. if you trust him/her and he is reputable, then you ought...Read more »
20 to 30 mile per hour impact. large work van rear ended sports car. no major damage to either vehicle. injuries in front vehicle- cervical disc compression. surgery required/ history of osteophytes and prior disc fusion
"low impact collisions" is a term propagated by the insurance industry/defense lawyers to unfairly spin truth into an untruth. serious injuries can occur at any speed. with over 36 years in the active practice of law i have seen hundreds of "low impact" crashes cause significant...Read more »
i don't practice in texas but fee agreements generally are a matter of agreement between the lawyer and the client and it should be in writing. at least in indiana and illinois the typical fee is a 1/3 contingent and 40 % if it goes to trial plus reimbursment of out of pocket expenses....Read more »
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.