Best to talk to a lawyer and answer that as part of the overall case strategy.
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My son is 12..(but developmentally delayed which is why he was still attending daycare) the other child is 6. My son is currently being charged with 1st degree csc for genital/mouth penetration. I have been told the 6 year olds parents have grounds to sue the child care but I have nothing because... Read more »
Possibly. Talk to a local injury lawyer about the specifics.
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This woman has screamed out her door at both of my children saying things like your father isn't your father and nobody likes you. She has called my older daughter a fat ass among other things and has called me a race mixer. This has been going on for over a year now and I feel helpless. How... Read more »
My 8 year old son was invited to the neighbors house to play. He had fell out their tree. He sustained several fractures, fracture of Mastoid Bone; Fracture of Temporal Bone; Concussion; Hearing loss. Stayed in the hospital for two days.
Do I have a case if I was to sue the homeowners insurance?
More information is needed to asses. Talk to a local injury lawyer. The consultation is free.
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You can sue the person who shot you. Collectability could be a problem as insurance typically doesn't apply and it's unknown whether the person has money to pay. There are some circumstances where a third party may be at fault, or partially at fault -- check with a MI injury lawyer to...Read more »
An automatic-opening handicap door opened with force and velocity, when I pushed the button for it to open. As a result, I ended up falling backwards onto the cement sidewalk, where my head hit the sidewalk, resulting in a large, painful bump to my head. Police were called and wrote a report,... Read more »
I am a minor and I tripped on a hose that is part of the irrigation system. I had to get stitches. I was not warned of any dangers and never saw the hose. What can I sue for and am I considered an invitee or a licensee?
A licensee is a person who enters the land of another through the possessor's consent, such as a social guest. Stitt v Holland Abundant Life Fellowship, 462 Mich 591, 596; 614 NW2d 88 (2000). In contrast, an invitee is a person who enters...Read more »
Generally, workers compensation benefits are paid by an insurance company (self funding is a possibility, but there are legal safeguards in that scenario as well). Accordingly, even if the company for which you worked declared bankruptcy, if your condition and circumstances warrant payment, then...Read more »
I became disabled by bad faith decisions and my idiot mgr. Practicing medicine without a license. My company is now scrambling to make sure all holes with ADA are plugged. For2 years I have been unfairly treated by the Insurance company....such as delays for medical treatment for my early stages of... Read more »
If your injury arose out of and in the course of your job, and you were covered by workers compensation insurance, and no "third-party" outsider (a person not working for or partnering with your employer) contributed to your injury, then workers compensation is the exclusive remedy.
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