Was hit by an unlicensed, also illegal immigrant driver another man's work van. The owner was cited for driving w/o license, and negligence causing a wreck. He plead guilty. My attorney filed suit for the usual plus punitive damages. What's my potential outcome from this?
You should consult with a lawyer. Your question is vague. What type of an injury was this, who is the negligent party that caused the injury, and what are the limits of liability policy you are thinking about recovering from?
Heading straight when a car decides to pull out in front of me and I hit him the state trooper told me its automatically my fault is this true is it automatically my fault where i dont have a licenese or is it his fault since he clearly pulled out in front of me
Not automatically. If you were driving without a license it is Prima Facie evidence of negligence, however you may have had a right of way and he had a duty to yield before making a turn so if injured you may still be able to recover, if able to rebut the presumption of negligence on your part....Read more »
You could possibly have a case and an attorney in the applicable jurisdiction could outline your rights. However, if that State Park Inn has any affiliation with a state entity, keep in mind that many jurisdictions apply short notice of claim statutes to protect public entities. I don't know if...Read more »
Told witnesses that front wheel felt as if it went flat, started to wobble and I lost control of bike causing me to crash into parked truck. I sustained serious injuries, spent 9 days in Honolulu hospital just to stabilize me enough to travel home to Kentucky. Scooter rental company is asking me... Read more »
I'm sorry to hear about your serious injuries. You posted this in Kentucky, but you should be directing your inquiry to attorneys in Hawaii. You should immediately contact law firms in Hawaii that handle injury. You should do this without delay because based on your description of the failure of...Read more »
They may be held jointly and severally liable, if they failed to follow the KY premises liability law regarding maintaining, or warning a person entering their premises depending on the circumstances of the case. They will only be held liable if they are negligent or gross negligent and owed a duty...Read more »
Since this occurred at work (in the course of employment), you should consult with a workers' comp attorney. You could additionally post the question in the Workers' Compensation section of this board, where it would be more likely to be picked up by an attorney who practices in that area....Read more »
sentenced to 2 years prison and 20 years on the sex offender registry. This was committed against my 16 year'old daughter. One of the acts occurred inside the sports complex. This had been a terrible ordeal for my entire family but mostly for my daughter. My question is, does the sporting complex... Read more »
You should probably be able to yes as long as you have scientific proof of your suffering, damages. Also as of 2013, KY is no longer strictly an impact state. Osborne v. Keeny. This information is not intended as legal advice.
The laws of the state where the crash occurred will control, and in most circumstances a court action would be initiated in that jurisdiction. An injury claim should first be filed with the at-fault party or parties insurance carriers. Multi-car crashes can be complicated. Do not speak with any...Read more »
I.E. In the initial stage of discovery, is the moving party of a summary judgment motion allowed or obligated to go back and file the answer, that was substituted by his dispositive motion, which was granted and ultimately reversed by the 6th Circuit court of appeals?
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