It looks like you already identified the workers’ comp element in this matter. I don’t practice in Illinois, but if you were injured and are exploring your rights outside of workers’ comp, consult with an Illinois personal injury/product liability attorney regarding third-party cause(s) of...Read more »
Hello! I’m just trying to ask, my boy friend are studying aviation in America but that is a Chinese school. So they don’t let all the student spend night at outside and they have to be at their dorm after 10pm. It’s that legal? And if they spend the night at outside they will stop that... Read more »
It sounds as if this is private organization, where your boyfriend decided to study aviation. They can set their own rules. If the students cannot accept their rules, I would imagine they can leave the program.
Therefore, you will need to accept these rules. I am hopeful that your...Read more »
I was involved in an accident. I hit a parked car , however the entire vehicle flipped causing me to be hospitalized, I lost wages at work, etc. I later found out the car had frame damage which played a huge role in why the car flipped instead of staying upright.
It is certainly possible you have a viable cause of action, as well as the ability to recover for the personal injuries sustained. However, the chances of recovery are dependent on specific facts that are not provided here, such as the details around the collision and the applicability of various...Read more »
It certainly possible that not wearing a helmet in a motorcycle accident, but the affect of that fact is dependent on specific facts that are not provided here, such as the nature and extend of your injuries.
More importantly, do you have an attorney representing you in this matter? If...Read more »
There is no such scenario. Each of the 2 or more Parties to an accident is ALWAYS assigned some degree of contributory negligence. If it turns out that 2 drivers are determined to be equally negligent, they are each responsible for one half of whatever injury and other damage they cause. In...Read more »
From the limited facts you provided it does not sound like any personal injury was actually suffered? Did they cause you injury? Have you seen a doctor or psychologist as the result of the threats? If you did not sustain an injury it would be difficult to say "you have a case" and even more...Read more »
Without knowing the nature of your injury and the extent of your disability (if any) resulting from the injury, there is no way to answer your question. Also, as a general rule workers' compensation insurers do not voluntarily make offers to settle cases unless an attorney is negotiating for you. I...Read more »
The neighbor's lawyer has already sent papers that I sent to my insurance. They found us not liable and offered the 5K in medical. Neighbor has been advised to not take that and the lawyer is going to try again. Should they be going after my father's home owners instead since my sister lived... Read more »
This is a complicated question, but if you did not own the dog or were dog sitting or letting the dog stay at your house, you are probably no responsible. If your sister lived with your dad then his insurance could cover it. Your sister is definitely responsible, but probably does not have any...Read more »
It is possible, but unlikely unless you have some type of valid defense such as duress or unconscionability. That said, I recommend asking the attorney and/or firm that is representing you in this matter, as they are in the best position to answer your questions due to their implied knowledge of...Read more »
First, you need to consult a lawyer as a medical malpractice case can be one of the most expensive and complicated types of Personal Injury cases. In terms of the medical bills you should contact the providers directly and either submit it through your health insurance if available or work...Read more »
You can certainly file a lawsuit based on the facts provided, but the viability of prevailing and recovering on the lawsuit are dependent on specific facts that are not provided here, such as the nature of you getting dragged out and if you were resisting with the individual.
I ended up in ER, school nurse promised that district will cover my bills and made us fill reimbursement form. School denied paying any bills incurred, what can I do now? I am stay at home mom and don’t have money to pay the bills almost $1000.
It depends on very specific details surrounding the injury and whether or not a party was negligent. That being the case, I recommend you organize everything in your possession relevant to this matter, including all medical records, and consult with a personal injury lawyer for a consultation.
It is possible that the store could be at fault, but it depends on very specific facts that are not provided here. As such, I recommend organizing everything in your possession related to this matter, including pictures and medical records, and consulting with an attorney individually for a...Read more »
I ordered food from a popular chain restaurant by my house. Upon opening a container, on my first bite I swallowed a small sharp piece of plastic. And began choking. I panicked, as I was home alone, and was able to throw my stomach into a table and force the piece out. My throat hurts a tremendous... Read more »
Although traumatic, the injuries you describe are likely not severe enough to justify filing a lawsuit against the restaurant. That said, I certainly recommend following up with a doctor ASAP to determine whether or not there is more damage than seems apparent. The longer you wait, the less...Read more »
When I arrived for his discharge, I found Dad in bed alone in his room complaining of horrible R hip pain. When I tried to have him sit, then stand to get in a wheelchair to leave, he was completely unable & began to shake & scream in pain. At this point it was obvious he had a severe injury. So,... Read more »
My most sincere apologies that you and your family have to go through this, as it certainly could be considered a case of neglect. That said, it is a very fact specific determination, and is dependent on notice the nursing home had, the nature of the fall, as well as whether or not it exercised...Read more »
Yes, assuming you were not at fault, you can still sue the other driver personally for damages. That said, recovering from a judgment is a different story, as you will have to make sure the at-fault driver has enough assets where it makes economic sense to pursue a lawsuit against him or her. As...Read more »
I end up having a musclarskeleton on my left side neck andshoulder and arm i went to hostipal and seeing my doctor been on meds for pass two weeks now i need therapy bills coming in what I need to do its been reported to pace bus i haven't heard from them
I am sorry to hear about your injuries. I highly recommend you continue getting the treatment you need, and consult with an attorney individually as soon as possible. You will not be taken seriously by the bus company until you do, trust me I have represented multiple clients in very similar...Read more »
Yes you maybe able to hold the hosts of the party liable for your injuries. It really depends on the facts and circumstances of the case. You should talk to a person injury attorney to find out all of your rights. My office as well as many other offices will offer a free consultation by phone or in...Read more »
We hired security for New Years and he began to use excessive force on an intoxicated guest who was not even fighting back and he pushed him into a wall. As he was pushing him in the guest went to shield his face and broke his nose. He is an officer who has many complaints again him including using... Read more »
To those of us who are unfamiliar with the facts, your frequent use of the words "he" and "his" without clarifying who is being referred to each time makes this a confusing question. It's hard to tell if each use of the words refers to the guard or to the guest. I'm guessing the guest somehow broke...Read more »
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