It could depend on the circumstances. If you consulted with a workers' comp attorney, they would be in the best position to evaluate your situation. There are certain types of injuries not covered, and a WC attorney would have better insight into this than personal injury attorneys. It's...Read more »
It depends. Before I answer that, there are some things you should do.
If you are physically attacked: First, get to a safe place. Second, call the police don't resort to "self-help" by escalating the situation or retaliating. Third, if your "boss" is not your HR...Read more »
Potentially. Criminal assault occurs when a person knowingly or recklessly causes bodily injury to another person. Bodily injury is defined as physical pain, illness, or any impairment of physical or mental condition. More likely though, this is a noise violation - either Disorderly Conduct...Read more »
Of course the matter should have been reported and recorded in the medical record. Get a copy and expect a call from Risk Management. Beware of quick settlements if there is possible long term disability and even future surgery. Settlements are final. You have 6 months to file a formal claim if a...Read more »
similar incidences precede this one with violent behavior from this student. She was also pushing my son to the ground and he was telling her not to throw ice, as he was getting up she wound her hand back to throw some more and sliced him in the face by his mouth. considering the other students... Read more »
You might have a situation where the school did not provide adequate supervision. You could contact a Colorado attorney to discuss the matter in further detail and look into the school's practices for supervising groups of children during recesses and other recreational periods. I hope your...Read more »
I’m 15 years old I haven’t been going to school for a year now and I also haven’t been living with parents for a year.i have chosen to leave my home because of some Physical abuse and negligence I am currently not going to school because my parents didn’t want to enroll because of family... Read more »
I'm sorry for the difficult position you are in. But this probably isn't something that lawyers in the Personal Injury section would be experienced in. You might have better chances of getting meaningful input if you reposted your question under Family Law, Juvenile Law, Education Law,...Read more »
I am sorry to hear about what happened to you. First, we always suggest contacting the police so that criminal charges can be pursued. From a civil liability standpoint, a lawyer would need to know more facts about how the assault happened to make any determination about a civil claim.
There is a section on this Question & Answer Board for Sexual Harassment. You could contact one of the Colorado lawyers who practice in that area (see the Find a Lawyer tab above to the left), or you could contact a lawyer you find through your own independent search to discuss the matter. You...Read more »
It sounds like you were sued and served with papers? You really need to get your insurance involved. If you received suit papers and you don't have insurance you need to make sure you don't get a default by filing an Answer and entering your appearance "pro se." Check with the...Read more »
I woke up and I hear meowing coming from somewhere, and I thought it was my cat. It was actually another person's cat that was outside my front door. I didn't know this because it had no collar and I hadn't seen it before. Over the next couple of hours the cat stayed out there. I had... Read more »
You could search for one on this site (under Find-a-Lawyer above), conduct your own independent searches, or contact the Colorado Bar Association. In terms of your urgency, the more information you are able to readily provide about the disposition of the case when you call prospective attorneys,...Read more »
I understand why you might think that but unfortunately that is not the case. 1(c) states that UM/UIM "shall cover the difference, if any, between the amount of the limits of any legal liability coverage and the amount of the damages sustained." The statute recognizes that one may be...Read more »
I'm very sorry for your loss, and the cruel and heartless things said to you. Contact a Colorado attorney to try to arrange a free initial consult. With further detail and context, an experienced attorney might at least be able to determine if the matter warrants further investigation/review...Read more »
I was riding my motorcycle. I approached road construction stop sign and behind 25 cars plus backup. I used the breakdown lane cautiously to advance to the front of the line of cars.I was running late for volunteer work for Meals on Wheels. I was attempted to be stopped by a opening truck door... Read more »
My son was injured in jail resulting in the loss of his eye due to the negligence of the staff there , his pd, and the hospital. Who is the lawyer in the state of Colorado who will take this case. I was told there is only 1 lawyer and he is out of Denver. Can anyone help us in filing a case. Noone... Read more »
Depending on the facts of your case, there may be an exception to the Colorado Governmental Immunity Act that applies and would you allow to successfully bring a claim. There are also many lawyers who may take your case if they believe there is a chance of success based on the law and the facts....Read more »
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