In Alabama, the statute of limitations for defamation is generally two years from the date the statement was made. To begin the process, typically you would start by filing a complaint in the appropriate court.
The Dr removed 12 cc of clear liquid, my leg did not hurt me it was a fluid pocket. I noticed he didn't use s swab but I thought maybe it was a new type of syringe. 2 days later I was in pain, and knee was huge. I called the Dr and he said, weekend go to the emergency room. I did and monday... View More
You have a potential medical malpractice case. The first issue is, did the doctor act below the standard of care. While this generally must be testified to by another doctor, it appears clear, here, that a shot without skin cleaning is below the standard of care. The next question that must be...View More
In Alabama, if someone knowingly makes false statements about another person that injures their reputation, it might be grounds for a defamation lawsuit. Defamation can either be spoken (slander) or written (libel). If your ex-husband made false allegations against you to others or in paperwork,...View More
My lawyer has one settlement check at his office as he claimed but there was issues with my umi insurance so that has to be taken to trial due to fraudulent signature he hasn't replied and been uncommunative with me about everything also he hasn't made a draft to send to court I know its... View More
Encountering an aggressive road rage incident on the freeway, as you described in Alabama, can be unnerving. It's crucial to prioritize safety and remain composed in such situations. Instead of escalating the conflict, focus on driving safely and avoiding any engagement with the aggressive...View More
My landlord is an 82 year old gay male that ask me to let him perform oral sex on me. He also repeatedly touches me. I have told him I'm straight and to stop touching me countless times yet it still happens. What are my avenues to stop this other than moving as I'm in a bad spot and rent is cheap.
Based on the facts that you are reporting, your landlord may be acting in violation of criminal statutes. Further, his conduct may give rise to several civil claims for assault, battery, or other torts. You should contact a local personal injury attorney to review your case and discuss your legal...View More
I called my lawyer, 7 months after my wreck, and eight weeks since my medical discharge, to get an update on my case. He told me that he has proof read the policy limits demand letter and will be sending it to the other parties insurance company that day. Well, that was weeks ago. Since I did not... View More
Hopefully, I can answer some of your concerns. Your primary issue seems to revolve around a complete lack of communication with your lawyer. I totally understand your concern on that issue. A lack of communication is one of the biggest complaints about lawyers in general. The lawyer and client need...View More
If you believe you were sprayed in the face with a cleaning solution at a restaurant and suffered harm as a result, you may have grounds to pursue legal action. However, whether you can sue and the potential outcome of a lawsuit would depend on various factors, including the specific circumstances...View More
I am very sorry you are going through this. This is a very difficult situation for someone to be in. Unfortunately, the practice of medicine is not an exact science. Your case turns on whether or not there was some kind of malpractice on part of your doctor. You should gather your medical records...View More
Yes, but you will likely have to sue them in court to get them to pay for it. This sounds like you likely have a negligence claim against your neighbor because they caused you economic damage (the $3200 vet bills). The other thing that helps you here is that the dog attacked your cat on your...View More
An Alabama attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It's possible that the sharing is done because the developments impact the cosigner, who could be liable due to their capacity as cosigner in the matter. A local attorney could offer more definitive guidance...View More
I do have a lawyer currently, but they are not being transparent or giving me information. I am considering going with someone else. In the mean time , I want to know the at fault drivers policy limits. I have ongoing medical treatment and it is important to me to know what my case is potentially... View More
I would first recommend you meet and talk with your lawyer. It is so important the lawyer-client relationship be one of trust and communication. The person you already hired owes you a duty to communicate regularly and work tirelessly to get you the best result.
I'm sorry to hear about your experience. Yes, you can sue almost anyone by simply filing a complaint and paying the filing fees. The question is whether you can win and what you might recover. Basically, does the potential reward outweigh time and expense. More details are necessary for such...View More
I hired a lawyer last year due to a automobile accident. A negligent driver rear ended me at a high speed. I have no health insurance, so the lawyer has partnered with an insurance company to get me treatment. The case manager for this insurance co. Has sent me to the sketchiest doctor, who does... View More
I'm sorry you are dealing with this situation. This is a common problem in personal injury cases where you don't have health insurance. The first priority should always be to get the medical care you need for recovery. That priority should also be accomplished with your interest first and...View More
We are on a busy highway and the cows get out all the time especially lately. I hit one the other night 2 were out. He knows they are always out how does he not have to pay for the damages. They are his they are not wild animals.
Generally, farmers aren’t liable for personal injuries caused when their cows get out if they have proper fencing. However, there are occasionally exceptions. You should contact a lawyer, especially if you have serious personal injuries.
Hired a lawyer two months ago because I was rear ended at a high speed. My passenger was injured as was I. We both had whiplash, I have c4 c5 injury, and torn rotator cuff. She had a concussion. She hired the same lawyer. Anyway, the lawyer will not tell us WHAT OUR CASE IS EVEN WORTH. They keep... View More
It sounds like you have serious injuries. The value of your case may depend on the amount of insurance that is available. Over half of drivers in Alabama have no insurance or the bare minimum of $25,000.
Your lawyer is correct that it’s impossible to know the value of a personal injury...View More
My husband was seen in the ER over New Years Eve. He was having severe chest and stomach pain. He is a type 2 diabetic. His sugars were in the high 700 range, he was given medicine for his chest and stomach pain and given insulin and an iv solution for his sugars. They never did an xray or... View More
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