It is very hard to stay calm and think correctly in a home invasion given several factors: emotions, fear, not knowing the robber(s) intent to harm, kill, rape or kidnap, and the element of surprise is on their side to conquer. You don't know if they have weapons on them: knife, mace, gun, and... View More
In New Jersey, the use of force in self-defense, including deadly force, is generally permissible when you reasonably believe such force is necessary to protect yourself or others from imminent harm. The state's laws allow for the use of force in your home under the "Castle...View More
If you haven't filed the Tort Claims Notice within 90 days, your only choice is to file a Motion for Leave to file a Late Tort Claims Notice in the Superior Court. These are only granted by the Court sparingly for exceptional circumstances. I suggest that you speak with an attorney about this.
If someone from the FBI is electronically harassing you without proper authorization, you can file a suit against the individual in civil court in the county where the individual resides or where the harassment occurred.
You can also report them within the FBI if they are using government...View More
just wondering if my lawyer is doing right by me after reading reviews online im scared i wont receive my settlement as the lawyer has already recieved it 3 months ago and wont release my funds thank you
No one here can make any judgements as to what is causing the delay. Only your attorney could advise on that. As a GENERAL matter, when it comes to releasing funds, a common cause of delays could involve negotiation and settlement of liens with medical providers or other entities. But that's...View More
I'm sorry about your fall. I hope you're okay. The denial could be any number of reasons. An attorney would need to see the paperwork to offer more definite guidance. If the denial is related to liability issues, it roughly means they don't feel their insured is responsible for your...View More
My friend and I were at Applebee's when she had 2 double shots of tequila and a Margherita. As I was walking her out of Applebee's and to my car, I had to adjust my grip (I was helping her walk) when she fell and hit her head on the sidewalk. She's now saying I assaulted her. Help me please!
If this happened in New Jersey, and a complaint was filed against you for a Temporary Restraining Order, then you really need to retain and experienced matrimonial attorney with extensive domestic violence trial experience. If there are also separate charges against you for assault in municipal or...View More
It could depend on how you broke your hand. If you broke it as a visitor, parent, contractor, or similar-type capacity, you would need to show some form of negligence on the part of the facility that led to the broken hand. If you broke your hand in the capacity of an employee, that might be a...View More
After an argument between my wife and I over divorce discussions, I left the house and drove away. My wife called the police and reported domestic violence on the grounds I threatened to kill myself with a gun. When police arrived, guns were in locked cases. My wife surrendered them to the police.... View More
I'm sorry for your family's ordeal. Such matters generally require thorough review to offer an answer. One option is to reach out to law firms to try to arrange a free initial consult. They would want to know more about the facility, the patient, the medication, how it was administered,...View More
My dog was attacked and I was bitten (in Florida) when a woman let her dog run out of the house unleashed. She supposedly agreed to pay my urgent care bills. I sent her the bills and she insists on seeing my medical records from the facility. The records indicate that they are private and should... View More
If you were attacked in Florida, then you need to retain counsel here in Florida. Your medical bills wont cover your pain and suffering damages, which they also would need to pay. If they rent or own a home, the dog owner is most likely covered by a liability insurance policy. Don't settle for...View More
He convinced me to sell my house in brooklyn and now the money is gone and I owe the IRS. He makes me feel worthless and blames me for everything, I am severely depressed and have anxiety disorder because of all this. I feel like I can't do anything.
You really need to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney with extensive domestic violence trial experience to obtain a Final Restraining Order against him. With modern technology, you can be represented by any high-quality attorney in New Jersey irrespective of geography. Pick the best...View More
It's unlikely your homeowner's insurance would cover you for the results of the intentional acts of others, including what you suffered at home. You should contact your health insurance provider to cover expenses related to your injuries and any follow-up treatments and/or ongoing...View More
much the bills came out to be. It includes medical bill, doctor bill, his whole outfit and lost wage for 1 day. But the question is that the most of the medical bill was paid off with customer's plan discount. Out of $2000, $1700 was plan discount, $300 was amount owed, and the copay was $100.... View More
There is no set rule for restaurants in the situation you describe. It sounds like you made a settlement with this customer in terms of a "plan discount". While it is honorable that you are taking care of the situation, there is nothing that you have described which gets you to a formal...View More
I'm not aware of any legislation that addresses the matter at this time. The issue has been recognized, and non-alcohol sanitizers have been implemented in some places. But it may be up to public health agencies or lawmakers to institute industry-wide measures. Good luck
It's difficult for anyone to offer a guess on a typical settlement. Each case could be different, depending on injuries, impact on the person's daily life, liability of motorist, and contributing liability of pedestrian. There could be other factors as well, such as the insurance carrier,...View More
If you had an attorney on the case, they would be in a better position to advise - based on the allegations made, parties who they were made against. where they arose, what the terms of the release were, etc. Based on the brief facts, it could be difficult for an attorney to sort this out in a...View More
Providing a statement to the police about a dog bite incident may be required for an official investigation. However, before doing so, consult with a personal injury attorney to understand your rights and potential consequences. Be cautious not to admit fault or liability in your statement.
Moms whole body hurts as it’s the next day. Don’t know if she has a case because the sign IS right on the high step as you walk into restaurant. The problem is that they keep the door closed which makes it hard to see the sign and react fast enough to notice and not fall since you have to look... View More
Since most accident/injury lawyers customarily will provide you a free initial consultation, my recommendation is that you contact a few of them in the area you live and sit down with them and discuss the specifics of your case and then decide how to proceed thereafter. Good luck.
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