answered on Feb 21, 2021
A Delaware attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. I'm sorry for your accident and your injuries. You could continue to await a response here, but you could also reach out to local attorneys to try to arrange a free initial consult. Coverage for motorcycle... Read more »
The insurance company decided the other driver was at fault for an accident I was in recently. My car is not drivable and as a result I can’t see my therapist who has said I should be there every week. I have really been struggling without access to therapy, is it worth opening an emotional... Read more »
answered on Mar 11, 2020
This sounds like it would be difficult case, if it were to be based on not being able to get to a therapist's office due to an inoperable vehicle, for which the fix could ordinarily be a rental vehicle or reimbursement of transportation expenses. Emotional trauma can be an element of damages... Read more »
the same individuals, as debt collectors for different entities, who are lawyers, has moved the court to sheriff sale two family properties, in less than four years, for an alleged debt and are currently attempting to move the court on a third family property, where I domicile, with no original... Read more »
answered on Feb 26, 2020
This is a matter for a Delaware attorney, but your post remains open for four weeks. It's difficult to tell exactly what is taking place, whether the other side is filing motions for change of venue. A quick consult with a Delaware attorney should be able to determine your best course of... Read more »
can't proceed to trial?
answered on Nov 21, 2018
Do you have photos of the damage to your vehicle? This should be sufficient in most instances. Get an attorney on the case, especially if it just occurred.
answered on Oct 21, 2018
It depends on the case. Pain and suffering is often a major component of personal injury awards. But there are cases where the damages only involve “economic losses,” comprised of things such as lost wages, medical bills, property damage, etc.
Why are juries finding for Plaintiff given so little (boardables) information - and then justly compensate the injured party for lost wages, permanent injury, pain & suffering, etc in addition to stated Medical bills?
answered on Oct 2, 2018
Delaware juries are relatively conservative so obviously the evidence and testimony motivated them to provide full and fair compensation. If the verdict is excessive the defendant can file an appeal.
But today I filled a report. Do I have a case?
answered on Feb 26, 2018
I have had several. Problem is if no damage it'll be uphill. Consult a member of the Del Assn for justice--they give free consults.
I was filling my mini butane torch to continue working on my artwork when it exploded in my face. It burnt my hair around my face, eyebrows, eyelashes and scorched my skin on face and neck. It happened last night, Friday, 12/22/17 and today is Saturday so my doctor is not available. Took photos... Read more »
answered on Dec 23, 2017
go to an ER if you have any concerns about corneal burns/pain in the eyes. Follow up with a dermatologist on burns.
You can sue but that's expensive. First--save any and all items in use--the piece the filler.
Also all packing, receipt etc--put it in a box or bag.... Read more »
I don't have insurance now and I'm ok to work. But I'm not comfortable going over the road and that's all the company has and I don't want to risk my health. And I no longer have health insurance.
answered on Mar 7, 2017
Contact a member of the Delaware Assn for Justice--they give free consults. Attorney Thomas Crumplar may be able to help you. Feel free to use my name.
clothing. Police determined it wasn't his fault. Can He collect damages for his truck from the victims insurance or estate
answered on Dec 31, 2016
Does he want to stir up a counterclaim? If he has collision, run it through that and let them be the bad guys. Note--if it's 4 lanes, and he was doing speed limit, should have picked up moving something or other out there, slowed down, may have had chance to avoid. I'd advise to let it... Read more »
This incident caused me to be home on short term disability. Immediately the landlord sent someone to do the porch, however he tore down the porch then died from a heroin overdose in July. To this date the insulation is exposed. I have not been able to pay my monthly rent due to only getting 60% of... Read more »
answered on Oct 7, 2016
Get at least a consultation. Your case is tough because you lived there--didn't like it could've moved. Contact a member of the Delaware Trial Lawyers Assn--they give free consultations.
My son is in the band at a local high school. During the summer they have band camp. He will make them march, in the heat, for hours with no breaks. If one of them makes a remark about the heat, he tells them, "It's not that bad." If they do take a break he berates them. I find this... Read more »
answered on Sep 17, 2016
As the band camp is technically an option it should be covered by education law parameters governing school sports.
Perhaps the band director needs to attend scout leader training or training for any other youth activitiy. You can ask the department of education or whoever regulates sports.
And then try to persuade you that you don't have a case. The time is almost up to file so we contacted them again to see if they would at least do a letter for us to extend it. They say they can't because it would be a conflict of interest.
answered on Jul 31, 2016
Find out why it's a conflict. If they had been representing the other party they should have told you so. If it's that they represent a potential witness, that is a little different--a conflict but they only have to tell you when they figure it out. However you need to find another... Read more »
I was in a car accident and my car got totaled. It wasn't my fault but now I am out of a car. The offenders insurance should be paying for a rental
answered on Jun 22, 2016
The offenders insurance should give you a "prior authorization" though depending on your state they may not have to (depends on what state it happened in). If your car got totaled chances are you have an injury so I suggest you contact a member of the Delaware Trial Lawyers Assn--they... Read more »
I wad rushed a by abulance,same treating dr affirmed permanent injury to elbow and tendon in bicep....where does the proximate take place? I seen ortho surgeon,he reccomends surgery asap......the property mgt denies fault my atty tells me that its protocol for denial......do i have a slam dunk case... Read more »
answered on Apr 24, 2016
I would not characterize your case or potential case as a slam dunk case even if you have surgery. Trip and fall cases and slip and fall cases can be quite challenging. These are among the most heavily contested types of cases that are handled by personal injury attorneys. It is good to hear... Read more »
My question is, can she still sue me for more even if I fulfill my promise to her?
answered on Mar 10, 2016
Unless you get a release from her when you pay, yes she can. You are better off turning this over to your homeowner's or renter's insurance company to handle so they can pay the bills and make sure you are released from further responsibility after they pay her.
answered on Mar 14, 2014
I wish you had provided more information. However, a judge has the power to find a law unconstitutional. Otherwise, a judge is obligated to follow the law.
answered on Feb 3, 2013
It depends on whether the federal court has jurisdiction, for example, diversity of citizenship or a federal question.
answered on Jan 7, 2013
You are not required to have a lawyer in order to settle or sue over a personal injury. However, lawyers charge on a contingency fee basis for personal injury cases, which means they only get paid if they recover money for you. Your chances of success are greatly improved if you have an experienced... Read more »
answered on Jul 13, 2012
The sooner the better. You probably have two possible claims. One is a no-fault workman's comp claim and the other may be a fault based claim against someone other than your employer. If there is a question of preserving evidence on the fault based claim a lawyer can jump right on that issue.... Read more »
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