Joseph Kelly Levasseur's answer 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.
Joseph Kelly Levasseur's answer 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 been very aggressive, and you can prove the landlord knew or should have known about the propensities of the dog, and the landlord nothing about it, then you may also have grounds for a case. Good...
Israel Piedra's answer 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 injuries/medical bills were relatively substantial.
Robert S. Stephen's answer 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 need to keep in mind. Good luck.
Joseph Kelly Levasseur's answer 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 appeal and get a hearing. Under these facts it sounds like you have a good shot of winning. As far as vacation time, all you need to do is call the department of labor and they can handle that issue for you,...
Peter N. Munsing's answer 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
Joseph Kelly Levasseur's answer 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 workman's comp. The best way to get the answer is to file a workman's comp claim and see if it gets denied by the employers insurance carrier, then you can appeal to see how the appeals board will rule....
Joseph Kelly Levasseur's answer 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.
Peter N. Munsing's answer 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.
Peter N. Munsing's answer 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 have insurance you can try claiming on that.
Dennis Hernandez's answer I would refer to an attorney for a consultation. Situations like this can be delicate, but if you feel that your son's rights have been violated, then you have the ability to dig further into the situation.
Peter N. Munsing's answer It's not as easy as it looks. You would not be suing the Court directly but likely child protective services.Look for an attorney who has been involved in one of the church molestation cases.Russ Rilee of Bedford would be one. He works with attorney Charles Capace of Boston. Try them.
Israel Piedra's answer Yes, you most likely could. All lessees of real estate, including students in dorms, have a right to the quiet enjoyment of their residences.
Now, as a practical matter lawsuits are very expensive. It could easily cost $2,000 just to file such a lawsuit. If it went all the way to trial, that cost could rise to $10,000 or more. Therefore, many people would seek alternative means of resolving the issue, such as dealing with the housing administration at the college directly, or...
Adam Studnicki's answer It depends on the nature and extent of your damages, as well as liability issues. Talk to a local injury lawyer for advice.
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Terrence Rubino's answer "strict liability" is a term that is used for products liability. it sounds as though the hunter is claiming that the tree stand was a product and was defective. this is a different concept from alleging that someone was negligent ( did not use reasonable care) and that caused the injury. hope this helps.
Mark A. Siesel's answer Absolutely you should care. The cost of expert testimony could be several thousand dollars. Although your attorney may advance the cost of the expert fees, ultimately, when the case is over, you could be paying all or a large percentage of those costs. I would recommend reviewing your retainer carefully and speaking with your attorney.
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