I am currently living in Jersey City, NJ. In Nov 2021, several NJ state police officers searched my home ("Unit #1") and arrested me for two possessing/distributing criminal charges. During the search and arrest, the police officers didn’t show me neither the search warrant nor the... Read more »
Yes a civil attorney can help you but unfortunately most will require you to pay a retainer and pay their hourly rate. A few that I know of will reduce the hourly rate if you give them a percentage of the case but they are few and far between.
I am posting this again because I cant find help anywhere and I am constantly dealing with ear infections.I live in an apartment. I have had an issue for a year now with my neighbors chain smoking.They recently did renovations on all of the apartments. It made it worse.They did not do a good job... Read more »
Speak to an attorney about filing a complaint against the landlord based on a claim that the lease provision of quiet enjoyed is being breached. If you cannot afford an attorney, consider filing a pro se complaint. This means you are representing yourself. You can find the procedure for doing this...Read more »
There is a law that motor vehicles must stop for pedestrians i crosswalks. Bicyclists are required to walk their bicycles across the street in crosswalks. If you are walking your bicycle and see a car that is not going to stop for you, try to take a picture with your cell phone if possible and...Read more »
In November 2019, I was 15 (I’m 18 now) and was behind the passengers side of a Lyft driver. Is was around 3am and we got hit by a drunk driver on the highway. I watched my Lyft driver die and that was the last thing I remember. I woke in the hospital with a scraped knee, a broken rib and a... Read more »
Whether you are entitled is only half of the battle. Your statute of limitations is running out quickly. Normally it is 2 years but becuase you were a minor, it was suspended. You need to contact counsel asap.
I believe the employee, if accident occurred while in his employment, would be entitled to coverage from the county. I recommend filing a title 59 notice if you are the Plaintiff. The time for this to be done is short, so speak with counsel.
What would you sue for? The standard is actual damages, not damages that could have been. There would need to be an actual fall and actual injuries. In the second part of your question, where you mention falling but not being hurt, that would suggest no damages. When people sue, they generally seek...Read more »
My grandson had for the third time a lump on his forehead after school on Wednesday April 27th I did approach the teacher and ask her what happened her answer she is not aware of the head injury I'm not sure if he was left unattended or if he fell,hit or was pushed my grandson don't... Read more »
I'm very sorry for your grandson's injuries. I hope he is okay. You could reach out to attorneys to try to arrange a consult. If this is something you wish to explore further, the faster you move, the better. If there is video evidence, some devices do not retain data very long. Further,...Read more »
This is actually an interesting issue. What was the intentional act? Police can say you intended to operate the vehicle in a sleepy state, unless you are a narcoleptic. If the sleep suddenly and without warning came upon you (bit into a magic apple perhaps) then you may have an argument that you...Read more »
My mom had a lawyer who was a friend of her friends, she hired him to file a few suits pertaining to personal injury and malpractice. He never filed the suits and now offered her a check for $15,000 along with a letter stating if she cashes the check it releases him from the fault of not processing... Read more »
#1, it is unethical for a lawyer who blows a statute to try to settle with you without you being informed of your right to counsel and you obtaining an attorney. I strongly urge you not to accept any offer and cash the attorney's check without speaking with a personal injury lawyer who is...Read more »
If you were asleep it could be a defense if you never woke up. But much more information would need to be known to determine if the defense could work for you. I suggest you set up a consultation with a good criminal lawyer.
Hi. I am tutoring a 16 year old. His mother asked if I drop him home from the library. Can she sue me for life if I get into an accident, how can I avoid this situation? I'm worried. Can I have her sign a contract or is verbal/text consent okay? I am a 20+ adult.
As a driver you are responsible of any injuries which result from your negligence. That includes passengers, other people be they drivers, passengers in other vehicles or pedestrians/ property. Anyone can sue you and possibly also look to your employer if it can be argued that operation of the...Read more »
My housemate’s lawyer, on the phone this past Monday, after I expressed my concerns regarding being involved with his claim and such and wanting to withdraw my documents, mocked me on the phone and was unnecessarily aggressive in our discussion. I came into respectfully to make my request, and I... Read more »
A personal injury case is a civil matter. Depending on the existing facts and the law, an experienced civil litigation attorney may be able to make a motion to quash the subpoena. If you are having problems, you should speak with an attorney, rather than post any more information online where...Read more »
I got an email regarding the job offer, when I asked about details they didn't mention anything and sent the cheque directly through email. I declined the offer. I asked them to cancel the cheque. They mentioned once it is initiated they cant cancel and forced me to deposit and transfer their... Read more »
You should never deposit a check like that unless you call the bank it is drawn on to verify the funds. Even as an attorney, I have gotten suspicious checks, and I always call. Report it to the NJ Dept of Banking and Insurance. You should not have a problem. Good luck.
Many more facts would need to be known before advising you of a strategy. For example, what type of accident were you involved in, who was paying your bills up to the point of Covid. who are the parties, who recommended surgery and when, has a lawsuit been filed, etc.?
You are not a trained attorney. You do not know the Court Rules, Rules of Evidence, case law, nor are you trained how to handle a legal case, especially if litigation is involved. However, if you do not retain counsel, and the opposing party does have counsel, you could get slaughtered...Read more »
Yes the person can sue Walmart, one of the grounds could be for failing to provide adequate security, but a lawyer would need much more information to tell you if you had a "good suit" I suggest that you setup one of the free in office consultations that most of us lawyers offer for this...Read more »
You could check to see if there are any ongoing actions involving the products you used. When law firms handle product liability-based cases, some firms specialize in certain areas or certain product lines. You could also search attorneys independently on your own, or use the Find-a-Lawyer tab...Read more »
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