A Florida attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a GENERAL MATTER in many jurisdictions, the settlement award goes to the estate if the plaintiff dies. Going to next of kin could depend on the existence of a will or other arrangements - that's something a...Read more »
I assume you mean "defendant", not dependent. There is no cause of action (ground for lawsuit) called "medical battery". If you were the victim of a battery (an intentional act), you would sue for battery - and you may or may not have a separate cause of action for negligence...Read more »
Usually the only way to sue is with his consent unless he has a guardian ad litem or some person appointed by the court to act in his best interests if he is not in a good mental state. You can learn more at www.fosterwallace.com
So sorry to hear about your son's injuries. The local government that owns the park could be liable depending on all the facts and circumstances. The issue is, what did the park or government staff do WRONG; how is it their fault? If you are asking if they are AUTOMATICALLY liable for any...Read more »
Before asking what evidence you need, the first question is whether the facts support any type of claim that would be viable in court, as that is the only type of claim that the company's lawyers or insurance carrier would take seriously. Under most circumstances, an isolated incident of...Read more »
A Florida attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. A good starting point would be to try to arrange free initial consults with a personal injury attorney - and if the accident occurred in the course of employment, a workers' comp attorney. Move quickly, so...Read more »
A person injured trying to stop a leak.... they climbed into the attic on multiple occasions over the years to store items and knew not to step on the drywall. The person was injured coming down the ladder when the ceiling caved in and was told by a healthcare worker that had a friend that... Read more »
The issue of whether there is liability for the injuries described and the issue of whether it was legal for the A/C unit to be installed in the attic are two separate issues, though if it was illegal, it could be one factor (amongst others) in the negligence analysis. Your local government...Read more »
A Florida attorney could advise best here, but your question remains open for three weeks. It could depend on the extent of damages resulting from the insertion. I hope it did not cause serious damage, but that's something a medical professional would be needed to substantiate. You could...Read more »
A Florida attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. Your attorney has as a point. This situation arises with commercial operators that are undercapitalized and underinsured (or worse, uninsured, as is the case with this vehicle). Your attorney has probably already...Read more »
A Florida attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week. If this involved an injury (you included Personal Injury in your categories), it isn't clear from the brief description what type of injury it was. If there was an injury that arose in the course of employment, a...Read more »
I lost my memory, developed heart issues, due to sinus contamination. No sense of smell now. The second time the same issues, but I lost my balance, and now my left hand last two fingers are numb all the time. Every morning I spend time clearing my sinuses so I can breath. They knew the... Read more »
A Florida attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week. I'm sorry for your ordeal. You mention working in buildings. A starting point in learning about your rights here could be to contact a workers' compensation attorney. Many offer free initial consults. If you have...Read more »
You must consult an attorney handling workers compensation cases ASAP!! Injuries and illnesses caused at an employee's worksite generally must be remedied in workers compensation cases, with the employer's workers comp insurance kicking in. In some situations, there might also be...Read more »
My fiancee was involved in a car accident while he was on his parents policy. One person did not settle and is now sueing. Can my assets be brought into the lawsuit once we get married in November 2020?
A party's assets are not an issue in such a lawsuit unless and until a money judgment is entered against the party, and then it's an issue only if there is no or too little insurance coverage to protect the party - for example, if a judgment for $50K is entered against the defendant, who...Read more »
So sorry to hear that. I agree with my colleague Mr. Ferro. You posted you inquiry for Fla. attorneys, yet you are writing from Georgia. You should consult an attorney is the State where your father is located. The main issues to examine are (A) proof of the sexual assault (anything beyond your...Read more »
do i have all legal rights to drive "slow" through them AFTER giving them ample warnings and time to move. Now lets say i do drive and these people turn violent. do i just "floor" it and plow through them? Central Fl.
If you are injured, the first thing you should do is get medical care. A injury to your back can be a very serious condition because of the nature of the spinal cord and the nervous system. Hopefully a doctor tells you that you have nothing to worry about but nonetheless, the first step is always...Read more »
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