In 1964 my great grandmother was shot and killed by a man who was having a psychotic episode that included hallucinations. He had been released from a mental hospital just a few days before. This happened in New Hampshire. Can the hospital be held liable for prematurely releasing him?
answered on Jan 21, 2023
Unfortunately, the short answer is no. That is because of the statute of limitations. In other words, it's too late to bring a case as this happened almost 60 years ago.
If you were within the statute of limitations, this would have been a case worth investigating. If the hospital... Read more »
answered on Nov 30, 2022
In New Hampshire, if the judge is not a full time judge (i.e. a per diem judge), he or she may practice law and can file lawsuits on behalf of a client. The rules would require the judge not to practice in the division of the court that he or she serves in. Therefore, for example, a per diem or... Read more »
Property is owned by a corporation, where the driver of the truck is the president. The truck was registered in NH without insurance and was registered to the corporation.
answered on Apr 28, 2022
Good morning. From what you've described, you should be able to pursue a lien against the person's real property in NH.
surgery. I have an ugly, raised reddish /purple scar under my right breast that has not gotten better or disappear during the years. My husband ( now passed in 2019) thought it was ugly and didn't want to touch me romantically. I have never bothered to get involved with a man again, afraid... Read more »
answered on Oct 2, 2021
A New Hampshire attorney could advise best, but your post would have better chances of a reply in the Medical Malpractice category. I'm sorry for your ordeal. Only a New Hampshire attorney could advise on statutes of limitations, but 2015 is a considerable amount of time in most any... Read more »
It required no stitches, but it was bad enough that I will have a permanent scar for the rest of my life. I went to the hospital, they cleaned it and gave me antibiotics. I had to revisit the ER a couple weeks later because it wasn’t getting any better, but eventually healed up after a long... Read more »
answered on Apr 16, 2021
The process to file a lawsuit in NH can be found by looking at the NH Judicial Branch website. The rules in Superior Court can be found here: https://www.courts.state.nh.us/rules/supercr-new/index-new.htm
NH dog bite law is favorable towards victims. The facts you provide support that you... Read more »
answered on Apr 13, 2021
The exceptions to discharge are listed in Section 523 of the Bankruptcy Code.
Subsection 523(a) excepts debts incurred for-
"6) for willful and malicious injury by the debtor to another entity or to the property of another entity";
"(9) for death or personal... Read more »
I was having a spinal Cord Stimulater implantation I was put under anesthesia but the kind you are in and out of and I told them my concerns about having that type because I’ve had allergic reactions twice before. But they told me I should be fine. I woke up mid surgery and I remember and felt... Read more »
answered on Sep 3, 2019
I don't see a question here, but at this point first, being post op, you need medical treatment so without sounding like you are interested in suing anyone you can ask questions but in a very neutral way. Second, if you have PTS, look for an EMDR therapist. Google:
Psychology Today... Read more »
answered on Nov 5, 2018
Instead, how about just telling us the facts of the incident instead of us coming up with scenarios.
Have proof of money send. Roughly $10,000.
answered on Oct 8, 2018
This is not a personal injury case-this is a breach of contract issue for you to resolve. It's a lot of money and hopefully you have something in writing that evidences the loan, and some time frame i which it was to be paid back. You should speak to an attorney about this.
answered on Aug 3, 2018
Good question and depends on the facts. Check the Lease and look at what it states in regard to dogs. If no dogs are allowed and he lets dog(s) live with the tenant it could be a violation of the Lease, and may make him culpable. If the landlord has known this dog has been biting other people or... Read more »
Can I sue the preschool and/or the pusher's parents?
answered on Jun 29, 2018
Generally no as kids do that, unless this kid is some type of known menace. Even then it will take a lot to show he was known to be dangerous.
Can I sue them?
answered on Apr 20, 2018
The short answer is: anyone can sue anyone for anything. The longer answer: you would need to show that your injury is a result of negligence in order to prevail. You should speak with an attorney. Most attorneys would only be willing to take on your case on a contingency fee basis if the... Read more »
answered on Jan 26, 2018
Waivers can be enforceable but it depends on many factors including who signed it, their age, what is being waived, how long before the event it was signed etc....the only way to properly have it analyzed is to bring the waiver to an attorney promptly and remember there are strict time limits you... Read more »
Injured by broken glass on a Monday, went home. Talked to my boss essentially begging her to fix a bunch of long-ongoing safety and equipment issues before I could come back. She said she'd get in touch with me the next day. Didn't hear from her for three days, then on Friday she fired... Read more »
answered on Jan 15, 2018
This is a complex issue that needs to be worked on with an employment attorney. You may have a suit for wrongful termination based on a public policy claim, but the facts need to be looked at more closely to make that determination. She can' deny your unemployment claim, but you can simply... Read more »
answered on Jan 3, 2018
If you had a reduction in pay due to being out comp has to make that up. But contact a member of the NH Assn for Justice because they give free consults and you want to know what to do to protect yourself
answered on Dec 8, 2017
This is a great question and there is much case law interpreting the issue both ways. If you were reporting to work but had not punched in yet it may be considered a personal injury because you had not started work yet, but if you were coming back from lunch or a break it could be considered... Read more »
I was given a suspension based on a comment I made referencing someone, but I never even said their name. This was not the first time I said something about her and I was given a warning the first time. However, I feel as if this time, the comment I made isn't considered bullying and that they... Read more »
answered on Dec 8, 2017
I don't see enough facts in this scenario to justify a lawsuit unless there is more, a good place to get someone in the school ranks to help you with any problems you may have may start with filing a complaint to your superintendent or to the person representing your district on the school board.
answered on Jun 22, 2017
Don't see that you would but a serious injury like that with possible scar tissue in the future you should have an attorney who handles comp, and you should ask them. If you don't, look for a member of the NH Assn for Justice who handles comp--they give free consults.
I had smacked my head and was unconscious and had a concussion and bleeding in my brain. I didn't overdose like they assumed.
answered on Feb 22, 2017
If something bad happened by their not doing wha they should have possibly. Consult a member of the NH Assn for Justice--they give free consults.
Her friend was driving, if i press charges for theft, would my daughter be charged with a crime too?
They were in an unregistered car and had a accident, who is responsible for any medical bills?
answered on Feb 14, 2017
Your daughter might if she gave the keys. However the problem you may have is they probably didn't intend to steal it--just to take it without permission, which is likely a misdemeanor. I would argue the driver is repsonsible at least for herbills, possibly your daughters. If drivers parents... Read more »
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