answered on May 3, 2023
For starters, get medical treatment/examination. If you can photograph the hole. You are a business invitee, and are owed a higher duty of care than a trespasser (I'm assuming this was during normal business hours.
Your right to recovery will be affected by what you say. Avoid... Read more »
answered on May 23, 2023
You can bring a premises liability case against the dealership/property owner. In WV, all places open to the public have a duty to keep their premises in a reasonable safe condition. However, if the hole was open and obvious you will not be able to bring a case. If the hazard, which was not open... Read more »
answered on Sep 25, 2022
A West Virginia attorney could advise best but your question remains open for four weeks. If you're seeking an attorney, it's going to be difficult for law firms here to reach out to you. This forum is more Q & A format than an attorney referral service. There's a tab above you... Read more »
How should someone go about asking for this or even a living will?
answered on Aug 11, 2022
You should first check to see if they have been recorded at the local courthouse. If someone is attempting to act on someone else's behalf, you should always demand to see the document to make sure the person actually has it and it is valid.
How should someone go about asking for this or even a living will?
answered on Aug 1, 2022
A West Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. As a general practice nationwide, in most instances it's simply a matter of asking to see them. I have not had experience with them in settings involving living wills, but in general litigation, I ask... Read more »
answered on May 22, 2023
A West Virginia attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. You could try reposting and adding Criminal Law as a category. Good luck
In 2016, a television commercial for a product flashed rapidly in my darkened bedroom. It was so awful that it gave me a tremendous headache in my temples. I've been having debilitating headaches in my temples, at least once a week, every week since that day in 2016. I had never had headaches... Read more »
answered on Apr 11, 2023
A West Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. It sounds like it could be a difficult case to find a law firm on a contingency basis. Aside from the element of foreseeability, damages such as headaches can be hard to argue in court. They are not like... Read more »
answered on Sep 2, 2022
The right direction is to contact a personal injury lawyer in your area, set up a consultation, specifically discuss the specifics of your situation and determine your options. Good luck.
No citations were issued, however, the other driver's insurer accepted liability. The other driver was a 17 year old boy. Now, It appears that my medical costs may exceed the liability portion of the other driver's parents' policy. If my costs do exceed that limit, how do I obtain... Read more »
answered on Apr 4, 2022
Yes, you should contact your own motor vehicle insurance company and discuss with them your underinsured motorist insurance. If there is money under your policy to pay for the amounts beyond the limits of the other driver's policy, then you are fortunate to have those benefits. Although you... Read more »
also a complaint was filed and the hospital was cited bye the State OFLAC Office .
answered on Sep 21, 2021
A West Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. A law firm would need to investigate further before making an assessment, if they were interested in such a case. You could reach out to local attorneys to discuss. However, with such matters in general,... Read more »
I was diagnosed with a serious form of cancer & got fired due to missing 7days in a yr.
answered on Jun 24, 2021
Hello, more information is needed here. Did you miss due to your cancer? I would highly recommend reaching out to an employment law attorney to discuss this situation.
answered on Jun 21, 2021
A West Virginia attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. At this point, you could reach out to West Virginia attorneys. If the dismemberment involved loss of an extremity in a work-related setting, it could involve element of workers' comp law. But if it was... Read more »
answered on Feb 28, 2021
Personal injury lawsuits in West Virginia must be filed within two years of the event or accident that caused the injury. It is essential to make sure you get your personal injury lawsuit filed in Virginia's court system before the two-year window closes and your claim is forever barred.... Read more »
answered on Jan 12, 2021
A West Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It isn't fully clear from the description what this matter here involves. If you mean you were cut at birth, as in literally cut and injured, and your relatives signed a release regarding your rights to... Read more »
answered on Jun 10, 2020
It all depends on the circumstances. In Illinois, where I am licensed, if your doctor has not cleared you to return to work then you should not go back to work. If the doctor has told you that you may resume work, you would not be entitled to any additional compensation for the time you spent off... Read more »
answered on May 6, 2020
You would be looking for a personal injury lawyer, a products liability lawyer or specifically a lawyer that works in medical equipment defects.
answered on Oct 14, 2019
It depends. A personal injury case involving an animal bite can sometimes be settled just like a car accident type case before a lawsuit even needs to be filed. The first step would be to call an attorney experienced in dog bite cases and get a free consultation. Although dog bite cases can be... Read more »
pictures and grievances filed for an attorney to see. can someone help me?
answered on May 23, 2019
Contact the WVa Civil Liberties Union, ask for names of "cooperating attorneys" who handle prison litigation. They usually give free consults and can tell you if you have a case.
I was injured 7/3/1992. I am old WV Worker's Comp Law. I have permeant disability. Sedgwick CMS with held treatment for two years. I now have stage 4 spinal canal stenosis. In addition they had a independent doctor make a liabile statement that there was no reason I could not return to work. I... Read more »
answered on Mar 18, 2019
I do not believe that you can sue Sedgewick for anything. Your remedy was to appeal the decision in your Workers' Compensation claim. If you did not have an attorney in your Workers' Comp claim, you should have. He could have obtained a report from your doctor, and cross-examined the... Read more »
answered on Nov 5, 2018
"Res ipsa loquitur" is a Latin phrase that means "the thing speaks for itself," in other words, an act or injury that does not occur without negligence on some party's fault. An example would be a doctor's cutting off the wrong leg in an operation. Without negligence,... Read more »
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