So long as the statute of limitations has not run on the claim (usually 2 years in Kansas and 5 years in MO), you should still be able to pursue and conclude the claim. A number of possible issues involved in a prior attorneys involvement. That should all be resolvable as part of resolving the...View More
This is common. I covered this issue in an industry trade magazine in an article, "Who Caused Your Injury?" The setting was a Fifth Circuit case involving a chief engineer on a 103-foot towing vessel. But the general principle could arise in many settings.
When I applied for a lease at my "gated" community apartment complex, they had a working gate where a fob or a number code was needed to get in. When I moved in, the gate was removed for repairs and has not been replaced in about a year. Recently, my car was stolen. The apartment has... View More
Property owners have a duty to maintain a reasonably safe and secure environment for their tenants. If it can be demonstrated that the apartment complex failed to fulfill this duty by not repairing the gate, not fixing the cameras, and not notifying tenants of known vulnerabilities, they may...View More
As a general rule, the two year statute of limitations starts to run from the first day that the injured person could have reasonably discovered that the negligence occurred. If the doctor covered up his negligence, then there is likely a strong argument that the two years does not start to run...View More
Their insurance should have to cover if the home owner (or renter) caused some kind of dangerous condition to cause your fall. If the fall was your fault and there was nothing wrong with the stairs, then you would likely not have a cause of action that would make their insurance liable. Best to...View More
My mom had a hysterectomy and the surgeon perforated her small bowel . Afterwards she went septic and into organ failure. She has had multiple surgeries and is leaking bile . Could you please advise ? Thank you
with only his lights on and no sirens on— who is at fault for property damages and medical bills? The accident was undeniably his fault, but I did receive a must appear citation for driving while suspended- habitual violator.
If the police officer is more than 50% at fault for the collision, then the city he works for will be liable for that percentage of all your damages. Your damages will include medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering damages. The city most likely has some form of insurance to cover this...View More
A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. The most direct way is to check with your attorney if you are represented in the matter. If you're handling your case on your own and an insurable interest is involved, the claim examiner for the carrier...View More
An attorney in the jurisdictions you mention would be able to advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Until you reach out to attorneys in the applicable jurisdiction for meaningful guidance, as a general note, a single jurisdiction of admission is generally enough for most personal...View More
A client borrowed funds against their case and now have a lien. Client wants to pay lien himself instead of having attorney reimburse the lien to the case funding company because he believes if he pays the lien himself he can get a tax benefit since some of the lien is made up of funds he borrowed... View More
A Kansas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. This is really a question for your attorney because they probably have the contract entered into for the loan, and are familiar with state codes of professional conduct & ethics. Good luck
A Kansas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for the suffering you're experiencing. If you're represented by counsel here, they would be in the best position to answer. Without knowing the particulars of your case, a general feature of many...View More
A Kansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. At this point, it could be worth considering reaching out to Kansas attorneys to discuss. The format here is basic, general questions. When it comes to filing motions and other more complex elements of actual...View More
Not clear exactly what happened here. Most all filings are online now, so there is no delay in filing. If you physically dropped off paperwork with the clerk and they did not file timely, that could be a real problem. Currently because of Covid-19 most statutes of limitations are suspended, so...View More
Unfortunately, he would not be liable automatically, but those facts would contribute to having a jury determine that he was, in fact, at fault. Ultimately, it would be up to a jury to place a percentage of fault on each of the drivers. They could determine that the other driver was 90% at fault,...View More
I stopped at a stop sign, I checked both ways, didn't see anyone coming, so I slowly turned right into the lane. My car was old and couldn't accelerate fast, anyway. The other car hit the front left of my car with their rear right side. My car's front bumper was on the ground and the... View More
A Kansas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week. This can happen, despite the superficial damage to their vehicle at the scene of the accident. The bodily injury claim was probably open for some time. If a settlement of $25,000 is reached, the next thing that should...View More
Rented a car and was pulled over due to bad tags. Children's mother forgot firearm. Now being charged with felon in possession. I thought my car was supposed to have valid tags. Now facing multiple felonies.
A Kansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks and time is of the essence in your actions. Reach out to a Kansas City criminal defense attorney, or if qualifying based on need, you could look into whether you are eligible for a public defender. Good luck...View More
Passenger has a clearer claim for damages than a driver - and should be compensated fully for damages. There is potential for recovery from both the driver and the other driver (2 sources) - depending on the facts of the accident
From your post, it appears you are looking for a lawyer and you have been waiting two weeks for a response. But this is not a law firm or lawyer referral service. It is only a Question and Answer board, for brief answers to general legal questions. You could conduct independent searches on your own...View More
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