I'm currently a Plaintiff in a Personal Injury suit that's been on the judge's trial calendar for almost 3 years. I initially hired a lawyer, however, since motions halted pending decisions from the Judge (Summary judgement, and Motion for Bifurcation from Defendant), I'm... Read more »
Getting rid of your contingency lawyer didn't "mitigate" your costs. It, in essence, will dramatically increase your costs if you now hire a lawyer on an hourly basis. I think it's very risky for you to be pro per with some of the things that you claim have gone on in your case....Read more »
My two month old fell out of his stroller because the brakes on the stroller do not work. It is a brand new stroller. He received several cuts and bruises to his face with swelling on his head. He was rushed to the ER. We were lucky because it rolled into the street due to the fact that the brake... Read more »
If his injuries are serious, then yes, he has a case. If it is only cuts and bruises, then no. Regardless, you can make a complaint to the manufacturer, and to the Consumer Protection Agency. That won't get you any money (the manufacturer might offer to pay ER expenses), but it might lead...Read more »
I have been pet sitting for over 15yrs and have a current contract I have been using but now I'm a single mom to a 2yr old who will be with me during pet stays at client's home. I always meet the dog and owner before pet care is provided and bring my kid with me to make sure dog is none... Read more »
You should get an estimate of the cost to repair and ask your neighbor to pay for it - and also ask them to do something to prevent a re-occurrence. If they tell you to get lost then you should contact an attorney to discuss your options. Remember you can get up to $10,000 in Small Claims Court.
This doesn't sound right. I have more questions - like how much money are they asking for? Is it small claims court? You should contact an attorney and have a consultation with all the paperwork so a mort in depth analysis can happen.
Impact was so bad that I am bruised from my seatbelt, and I do not bruise easily. Shouldn’t the SRS light be on prior the accident? Since the light turned on doesn’t that mean my airbag should’ve deployed? I called company and looked up online and there are no open recalls on my vehicle.
I have filed with the lawyers who should have done this, was ignored. I filed with the Placer County Superior Court's ADA coordinator, denied, the ADA Administrator, the presiding Commissioner and his boss the head judge, denied, the USDJ, OCR, denied, and I appealed the USDJ ruling, was... Read more »
I don't have an attorney, but the opposing party does. He came up to me and made fun of my disability by calling me Ray Charles. Along with this he was speaking to my witness directly and he also told her that because I'm blind Im a liar and cannot testify my story. He also started... Read more »
On April 4th last year my husband went to e.r. to have his foot looked at that have turned bright red and purple in color he's up in the hallway all night long without being looked at they finally were going to release him that morning and he said his foot was hurting they gave him a pain... Read more »
If they file a Demurrer frivolously the Judge won't grant it. If the Judge grants it then the Plaintiff usually can amend the complaint and if they change some things then technically the Defendant can Demurrer to the changes. Almost impossible to answer your question directly because all...Read more »
A California attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. If it's an ordinary motor vehicle accident case without any unusual issues, it could simply be a matter of the carrier sending over their standard release. If it's a more complex case (such as those...Read more »
I was involved in a car accident (struck as a pedestrian) 7 months ago in New Jersey. I hired a lawyer to take on my case. I recently moved to California, and more recently suffered the death of a parent. My attorney wants me to fly back to N.J. to see another doctor. I'm unable to. I've... Read more »
You can replace the NJ attorney at any time, but there will be consequences, such as having to pay him from the recovery for the work he has done to date. BUT you better have another NJ attorney ready to take over the case. I do not see any reason that you cannot see a physician where you...Read more »
Accident caused by a flight of stairs. The bottom step is substantially lower than the other 15 steps which caused me to trip and land on my ankle. Tripped a few times over the past 2 years but this time i broke my ankle.
You should report it to the landlord right away. Did you tell the paramedics/ emergency room doctors or nurses that the stairs caused your fall? You should contact anyone of us on Justia for a free consultation.
I was injured in a wildfire while on assignment, due to the negligence of an employee. I filed a claim within 1 year with both my Agency's Supplemental Insurance, and the assigned Employer. I was rejected by the Agency's Insurance because it was purportedly not a Policy,but a Plan, The... Read more »
While it is true that personal injury claims generally have a 2 year statute of limitations. Unfortunately, to bring tort claims against the government or its subdivisions, you are also required to give notice of your client within 6 months. Otherwise, you claim is time barred.
I reported fatigue and constipation to my doctor a couple of months before I found blood in my stool and requested the colonoscopy in March. I found blood in my stool in March and have the symptoms and she denied my request for colonoscopy because she said I was healthy and I do not have family... Read more »
How old are you? Where are you? I notice you are posting from Chicago to attorneys in California. Your age is relevant to the issue of whether your doctor should have considered referring you for a colonoscopy
I assume you are the Plaintiff, representing yourself. The title of your filing will be "Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Opposition to Demurrer." It is not required, but the Demurring Party may file a "Reply to Opposition," five Court days before the hearing. Good luck.
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