answered on Apr 27, 2023
A Maine attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It could depend on the breadth and scope of the state's Dram Shop laws. These laws can differ from state to state. They are commonly applied in settings involving third-party victims, as in motor vehicle... Read more »
I am a homeowner that's part of a lake association with a deeded access and rights to the association's beach and swim area. I would like to purchase and install a swim float on the lake out in front of the beach. My question is if I could be liable for someone using the float and... Read more »
answered on Mar 24, 2023
You need to review the language of the document that gives you access to the beach. I doubt that it gives you the right to put in a float.
cordial, but not close. It was revealed, without a doubt, this neighbor placed a false complaint to the state’s elderly abuse hotline naming me as the culprit. Last week, we woke early to welcome a caseworker and police investigator into the apartment. They both explained,“we get many calls out... Read more »
answered on Dec 5, 2021
A Maine attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. In a general textbook sense, it's possible the situation could be characterized as one involving defamation, where false statements result in someone suffering damages to their dignitary interests. But from a... Read more »
(Maine) Tenants were expected to mow the yard with equipment provided by landlord. We mowed frequently and there were still many ticks right in the yard. I informed landlord and he didn’t take any measures to control the ticks. (Spraying or other preventative measures.) We even relocated because... Read more »
answered on Sep 3, 2021
A Maine attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. This looks like it could be a difficult case. Although your family experienced a genuine ordeal, the problem could be in establishing the connection between the yard and the disease. Ticks are pervasive everywhere. I... Read more »
I broke my shoulder and smashed my rotator cuff! Had a reverse shoulder replacement! I still do not have very good control of my arm! Can I file a claim against the hotel?
answered on Jul 9, 2021
You should contact an experienced personal injury lawyer to discuss your situation. Many offer free initial consultations.
what can i expect to get when i go to court for this there also was no alcohol or drugs involved
answered on Jul 3, 2021
The first court date is an initial appearance. The Judge will make sure you're aware of the charge and maximum penalties, which for a Class C felony charge is up to 5 years in prison and $5000 fine, the Judge will find out whether you're going to hire a lawyer, or ask to have a lawyer... Read more »
I contacted the company and was pretty much blown off my kid or any child could have swelled it and caused damage fortunately it was myself getting it in my mouth company Mars said we have metal detectors in plants so this doesn’t happen but for sure was in the piece my girlfriend was there when... Read more »
answered on Apr 2, 2021
A Maine attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. You could contact an attorney who handles injury cases. It sounds like no one was injured, and I am happy for you there. But if there was grounds for a case, it would be based on actual damages, not damages that might... Read more »
I have gone through workers comp court and somehow the judge did not hold the employer responsible for this injury. The employer admitted responsibility for shoulder injury but denied responsibility for head injury which was all part of the same fall on work property that was covered in ice and... Read more »
answered on Jun 10, 2020
You are unable to sue your employer for your head injury because under Maine law an employer is immune from liability outside of any worker's compensation benefits you may be entitled.
Assuming that your employer is not the owner of the property where the injury occurred, you may have... Read more »
answered on Jun 22, 2018
It depends on the law in your jurisdiction. For example, Illinois has law directly on point of your question. You should ask this question to the lawyer handling your case or an attorney in your area.
their insurance company sent me a check to get truck repaired, by cashing the check does this effect my injury settlement case?
answered on Apr 1, 2018
Typically, a check issued for property damage does not serve as a release for the personal injury claim. It is best to get the advice and review by a local personal injury injury before taking further action. Insurance companies are well represented by attorneys. You should be represented as well.
answered on May 29, 2017
Contact a member of the Maine Trial Lawyers Assn. They give free contacts.Assuming you were using the product in the way it was supposed to be used, following instructions (including safety gear), you may have a case.
They also processed my item that caused my person injury as a return against my wishes. Is this going to effect my case? I am worried now because they seemed like they were lying to me. First they had me go in to fill out the form. I get there and they say I need to product and receipt so I fill... Read more »
answered on Apr 21, 2017
The product needed to be kept--the way to handle it is let them examine it but you keep it. A little late now. Your getting your cash back if you didn't sign a "release of all calims" woudl be ok. If you didn't talk to an attorney why not contact a member of the Maine Assn for... Read more »
I live next door to my son. I own and insure his house. His daughter's friend fell off a trampoline and broke her arm very badly. Am I liable for this?
answered on Nov 16, 2015
Anyone can sue for anything but that doesn't necessarily means it's a good lawsuit. Best to have a good homeowner's insurance policy.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is... Read more »
I'm a des daughter that has had a number of health issues
answered on Aug 4, 2015
All civil claims have deadlines (statutes of limitation). Talk to an injury lawyer ASAP about your situation.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not... Read more »
answered on Jul 6, 2011
our team of lawyers do alot of jury trials in northwest indiana and some in illinois involving personal injury and wrongful death cases. juries can be a very good thing or a very bad thing for the person suing. typically if the injury claimed is relatively minor and the defendant's act causing... Read more »
answered on Dec 26, 2010
It depends on who was responsible for the "personal injury", what the facts are, what the injuries are, who witnessed this incident, whether any of the parties are insured. That a party was 17 and a minor and left the scene is another fact to be considered. Was the minor the cause of... Read more »
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