These dogs are known aggresive and the town has warned the people but they still let them run los the owners even bragged that the dogs were aggressive on social media sites the police have the choke colar from one of the dogs as evidence my wife saw the whole thing and when she tried to help the... Read more »
Contact a member of the Ill.Trial Lawyers Assn in your area--they give free consults. However, "bystander trauma" usually only occurs if it's a human relative that is under attack, not an animal. But get the free consult.
We are attorneys, not soothsayers. 1.) It all depends upon whether the death is relatable to any injury sustained in the accident; and 2.) If your son is sued, his insurance will pay EVERYTHING, including his attorney. There is no cause for concern.
If your brother died in a work injury, in Illinois, your parents would NOT receive anything unless 3 conditions are met: 1.) He was not married; 2.) He had no Children; and 3.) Your parents were financially dependent upon your brother. Your parents may or may not get any money but YOU are NOT...Read more »
Potentially both. It is impossible to address all possible circumstances where liability might be imposed without more information than what you have provided. You should consult an attorney immediately in order to protect and preserve your rights. There are strict time limits governing suits for...Read more »
her lawyer instructed her to notify the family about the case. She (nor I for that matter) understands why she had to notify the rest of the family unless they have right to be included in the lawsuit as well. Is family inclusion protocol or entitled to something?
Usually, it's only the immediate family that inherits, but most states have rules stating that relatives of a certain degree oiut from the nuclear family need to be notified as there may be circumstances where they might inherit if there is no will.
There are many differences, the main one being a civil case is in civil court and a criminal case is in criminal court. In addition, in a criminal case, the government prosecutes the defendant and in a civil suit, you would hire your own civil attorney to represent you. Finally, in criminal court...Read more »
It is certainly a possibility, but it will depend on specific facts regarding causation. Whether it is a personal injury lawsuit, or a wrongful death action, you should undoubtedly be represented by an attorney. If you are not, you should consult with on individually as soon as possible. A...Read more »
Or is it up to a judge. My mother stayed with my sister who lives in Indiana, where the car accidentally took place, the rest of her kids live in ILLINOIS. Can she not give us our half. We are not on speaking terms and she's money hungry. Thank u
You need to contact a member of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Assn in the county where your mom died. She has to file an accounting with the Court, provide you notices,but I'm getting the view that she may not. At the same time you may have issues over "crashywortiness" --if the wreck was survivable.
First and foremost, I am painfully sorry to hear about your lose. My deepest condolences. To answer your question, yes, you are certainly able to file a wrongful death claim against the person even though he has been charged criminally. Before taking any action on the matter, I would recommend...Read more »
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