I was in a car accident December 2017 at the time It was my first day on the job delivering an arrangement for edible arrangements. I was driving my own car (which was totaled) because they said their delivery van wasn’t working. My car wasn’t registered or insured. I currently have a lawyer... Read more »
A storm blew down some branches—some in our yard and some across our fence and into a pond. If we hire our landscaper to cut down and remove the branches and trim hanging ones from the tree, could we be liable if him or his crew are hurt (or killed!). The work is dangerous, and we don't know... Read more »
Generally you don't have liability other than for things you know about but don't tell him that aren't obvious--e.g., if you know there's a deep gopher hole near where they'll be working and one of them falls or their ladder tips, you may be liable.
Your questions raises more questions. Yes, it's possible to settle a case within 6 months. Whether you should do so depends on the nature of your injuries, the liability of the involved drivers, and the willingness of the insurance company to resolve the matter. If you have to file suit in...Read more »
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