Need someone who can help facilitate the dealings with Sedgewick, who is Boeing's private insurer, because they can't seem to get things right on a case that has been going on for 10+ years. Had 5 foot surgeries 10+ years ago. Finally got fixed with 5th one. About 1-1/2 years ago, re-opened my... Read more »
You mention a widely recognized and well-liked workers' comp carrier and working graveyard shift. This looks like a WC case - you've posted in good categories but if you add Workers' Comp to your categories, hopefully one of the WC attorneys could pick up your question if this is something that...Read more »
Although the question is concise, the answer might not be simple. It could involve issues such as the damages at hand, the values of similar cases, the respective liabilities of the other parties, your liability (if applicable), the cost of expert testimony/report preparation if the matter goes to...Read more »
I'm trying to apply for SSDI and the judge needs some proof of the dental malpractice to prove mercury and other toxic compounds that seeped into my system causing neurological issues today. The case information dissapeared when bank foreclosed on my home instead of the home next door in 2011... Read more »
As a starting point, one option could be to contact Washington Courts (https://www.courts.wa.gov/) and ask them about any case information they might maintain. There are a number of legal tools for searching state and federal databases (some of these charge fees for their use); these might be...Read more »
23 year old tribal member involved in accident off the reservation. No insurance, but is a GOV truck registered to the tribe. Who is held liable, non-insured driver or the tribe that's the registered owner?
Yes. But if it's that severe you should have a lawyer. Contact a member of the State of Washington Trial Lawyers Assn for the county where it happened. They give free consults. If you have wage loss protection that may cover some of this.
I was working in McDonalds. For about 4 months starting in July, ending in October. It was my first job, as a 15 year old. I wasn't supposed to be at the fryer, but one of my co-workers asked me to get fries for an order. I followed the instructions and carefuly packed the fried into a bag. But... Read more »
lucky to get to my car or my apartment without being bitten but I don't feel safe in my neighborhood and my neighbor gets aggressive when I tell him he needs to have his dog on a leash. Is there any way I can compel him to keep better watch over his pet?
You can report the matter to the police if he's off-leash on public property, or to the property manager if it's a multi-tenant private property. If the dog threatens you by actually growling and accosting you, you may be able to report this as criminal assault to the police. More details are...Read more »
The businesses are a social dancing venues, and the person in question has been accused of sexually assaulting at least four people, and has a history of consent violations and inappropriate behavior going back many years. The businesses continue to hire this person, knowing his history, and he... Read more »
That business might be sued for negligence by victims of the employee. If the employee has committed any crimes, such as assault, the victim can call the police to report this. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial...Read more »
I did not know the customer he was just seated behind me and did that. I'm injured pretty bad in the face and the employees there were very rude to me after the incident for bleeding all over they're carpet. I feel this is wrong do I have a case here...and if I do...where do I start?
You may have a case for intentional tort against your attacker and a case for negligence against the restaurant, and you can report the crime to the police as well. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an...Read more »
Workers comp was approved, UW Center for Excellence Occupational Medicine determined Benzene contributed. Why is it so hard to find representation? A guy spills McDonalds coffee on his lap and it's a slam dunk, but LEUKEMIA??? No.
I don’t practice in Washington, D.C., but no one picked up your question for two weeks. It could be worth your time to consult with an attorney in your jurisdiction who handles slip and fall cases. In the very least, you could ask about deadlines and statutes of limitations you must act before to...Read more »
The bus driver slammed the brakes so hard it through myself & my (PCA) personal care assistant to the floor of the bus. We both had obvious visible injuries and some damage to my new wheelchair. We were in a lot of pain right after the accident and experiencing more pain than expected after 48... Read more »
I do not practice in Washington. However, I noticed that your accident involved a public transit company. You should consult with a Washington attorney immediately because your claim could possibly involve short notice of claim requirements, which arise in lawsuits against transit authorities,...Read more »
he slammed the brakes so hard I was completely thrown out of my wheelchair and landed on the floor up by the bus driver, my PCA (personal care assist) was also thrown from her seat she was not in a wheelchair. We both have visual injuries and are going to hospital in a few hours to get looked at.... Read more »
Possibly though these cases can be difficult. Contact the State of Washington Assn for Justice for the county where it happened--they give free consults. They can tell you which insurance will pay which bills.
2 years ago I joint a wreck that had already happened the lady admited that and she had also told officers and my father and I that she had fallen the day before now 2 years later she is sueing me on fails clames because the pllice didnt do there job and the written reports are all missing and no... Read more »
I suggest you let the insurance you had or on the car you were in handle this. If you believe the wreck wasn't your fault and you were hurt if it's not yet three years you may have a claim for your injuries. Forget the stuff with the cops--that's a dead end and a waste of time and energy. There...Read more »
It was a damaged sidewalk that I tripped and fell. I did submit a claim with City of Billings. The state of Montana and Billings have denied the claim. I have a letter, tell me that I was at the area the day before that I knew about the damaged and they have no negligence. But they now know of... Read more »
Was referred to by original attorney to hire collection attorney. I was molested by my teacher. Judge ordered 500,000 judgment with the teacher himself being the debtor or one ordered to pay. Dont know anything on how or if this can be recovered
You will need to begin enforcement action, including wage and bank garnishments, seizure and sale of real and personal property, if any, owned by the debtor. If the debtor transferred property to others in an attempt to avoid the judgment debt s/he owes you, the recipient of the property may also...Read more »
In some circumstances it may be possible to pursue a secondary claim for a personal injury. An example of this might be if the first third-party claim was settled for the full policy limits but that the damages exceeded the policy limit amount. You should consult with an attorney about the specific...Read more »
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