My daughter was hit by a car while crossing the street (at a crosswalk) on her way home from school. (Driver was speeding and ran a stop sign) We are compiling a case to sue (doctors & physical therapy appointments, etc.). She is in physical therapy still and was hit while crossing the street... Read more »
answered on Feb 28, 2023
You absolutely can sue both drivers. Both cases could be consolidated if the evidence suggested that to be the correct course of action. To fully answer your question I would need to know more about y our daughter's injuries and treatment for both cases. I would be... Read more »
answered on Jan 12, 2023
There is not much information in your question to assist an attorney in determining whether you have a case. I would say that negligence cases, including medical malpractice claims, generally have a 2 year statute of limitations. You indicate that the incident occurred in 2020. Without knowing... Read more »
I had a malpractice suit against the doctor when I was a minor. Judge reward money for me and because I was a minor my mom had it. My mom has been secretly using my settlement money since I was a minor and still using it. I am an adult, and I am not under guardianship, but mom tells me I can't... Read more »
answered on Nov 9, 2022
Under CT law, a minor who receives a settlement must have the funds deposited in a restricted account administered by the Probate Court. Your mother cannot withdraw money unless she gets an order approving the withdrawal from the Court. In another words, she would have to apply for permission to... Read more »
If I file a claim, can the housing authoritie make me leave or raise my rent.
answered on Nov 18, 2022
A Connecticut attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. And if public entities are involved, it's possible there could be notice of claim issues that require prompt filing action. Your best option is probably to reach out to Connecticut personal injury attorneys... Read more »
answered on Sep 14, 2022
A Connecticut attorney could probably advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. You could look up law firms that handle product liability cases, in particular ones that specialize in pharmaceutical drugs. Firms in this sector often hold themselves out for particular drugs, in terms... Read more »
I sold a moped and the moped broke causing injuries to the person riding it
answered on Jul 18, 2022
it depends on whether you knew the moped had any damages or defects that led to the problem that caused the injury to the rider. It also depends on whether you had a contract where the buyer bought it "as is".
answered on Mar 4, 2022
A Connecticut attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. And you post under Personal Injury and Appeals/Appellate, suggesting that a need to appeal your matter might be at hand. With the question & answer format here, it's difficult for attorneys to reach out... Read more »
I went to my local McDonald's yesterday around 5:30 in the afternoon it's been between 30-35°f so the ice is melting off the roof and freezing onto the sidewalk. And because of covid they only have one entrance. I ordered curbside but they took about 30 min so I decided to go inside and... Read more »
answered on Jan 27, 2022
A Connecticut attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. It could depend on the outcome of the investigation of the accident. Property owners and businesses could have their own policies and procedures for handling accidents that occur on their premises. If you are... Read more »
I was in an accident where two cars hit me, and I was completely stopped at a light. Whiplash and post concussion syndrome. Serious MCL, shoulder injury. Doesn’t look like surgery. Having PT and had CT scan done. Taking meds along with daily headaches.
answered on Nov 23, 2021
A Connecticut attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. And it would make sense to consult with someone sooner than later because the days immediately following an accident could be accompanied by forms to compete for insurance companies, obtaining police reports, bills... Read more »
answered on Oct 31, 2021
A Connecticut attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. You refer to a case that is not included in the post. It's possible that part of your question may have been left off when you uploaded your post. There's no guarantee all questions are picked up,... Read more »
answered on Jul 6, 2021
$15,000 is an amount that invokes a certain jurisdiction of the Superior Court. There is no limit to what can be recovered, but Courts are always on the look out for excessive or improper awards. Each case is judged on its individual merits.
answered on Jun 17, 2021
Only a Connecticut attorney could advise, but your post remains open for two weeks. If you haven't already, consider reaching out to a local attorney to discuss. Aside from state-specific statutes of limitations (which are typically in the order of years as a general matter nationwide), if the... Read more »
I was in lots of pain leading up to my miscarriage. The healthcare provider didn't look into the cause of pain and when I asked for accommodation after stating I lift heavy at work (50+ pounds at times) I was refused. I worked 12 hour shifts at the warehouse Amazon and every worker is given... Read more »
answered on Jun 2, 2021
It is unlikely that you have a medical malpractice case. However, you may have an employment discrimination case. I do not do that type of case, but would be happy to refer you to a colleague.
answered on May 3, 2021
The short answer is yes. But it depends on the condition of the trampoline. For example, if there was safety equipment that was not assembled or connected to it, whether there were problems with the trampoline that you knew of, but nevertheless let her use it.
Now it may be that he is only... Read more »
The I.R.S has started garnishing my wages and also my tax return. I am on Disability & Medicare paid now wants money back
answered on Apr 26, 2021
A Connecticut attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. If it were New York City and I was presented with a situation like this, I would focus my efforts on finding out if it would be possible to do something with the lien, and finding out if the Human Resources... Read more »
Ga Board of licensed counselor... Found him guilty. We have a baby that he has custody of. He lies in court while we were in court for the children, cause I relapsed after his therapy. No one would listen to me when I tried to tell them. Now he is on probation etc. Do I start a civil law suit?... Read more »
answered on Feb 15, 2021
I am sorry to hear about your situation. To fully address your legal issue, you will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.
answered on Jun 9, 2020
Consider consulting with a personal injury attorney—with a confidential consultation. Many times personal injury attorneys will take cases on contingency where the client will not have to pay anything until money is recovered, part of the recovery goes to the attorney and part of the recovery... Read more »
Hi! I won $178 000 in personal injury case. But there is no insurance. My lawyer closed the case and told me to contact collection lawyer or private investigator. So, I am kind of lost here. My lawyer didn’t take any money for his work since there is no money behind this judgment as he said.... Read more »
answered on Jan 24, 2020
A collection attorney will likely work on contingency. That means they will only get paid if they collect and they will get a percentage of what they collect. My office regularly handles matters like this and would be happy to review the case. Please feel free to contact us to discuss this matter... Read more »
Yesterday I was at work when a hand cart I was moving upended, tipping approximately 300 pounds of product in totes onto me. The cart caught an uneven portion of the floor, causing it to flip in my direction. When I asked for an ice pack I wasn’t referred to an emergency medical responder (which... Read more »
answered on Jan 15, 2020
It looks like your injuries arose in the course of employment. If that's the case, you should consult with a workers' compensation attorney. Personal Injury and Employment Law were good choices for categories on your part, but WC attorneys specialize in workplace accidents. Most offer... Read more »
Person injured as invitee in commercial establishment by hazard. Notice given of hazardous condition immediately. Defendant does NOT mitigate the condition. Can lack of failure to fix issue be used to show that defendant has a propensity for not providing due care to its customers.
answered on Dec 21, 2019
Your question related to personal injuries suffered by an individual is a very good one. The law on mitigation and subsequent remedial measures is a complicated body of jurisprudence. You should consider retaining an attorney to consider the facts of your specific situation. Best of luck to you and... Read more »
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