I am the third party in a product liability insurance claim. The claim was denied earlier this month and just yesterday, the adjuster called me wanting to "resolve" the claim by offering payment for "pain" from the injury.
Before the insured sent the complaint over to... Read more »
It's difficult to say what the cause for the change in position on the part of the insurance carrier was without seeing the file and all communications. But what you describe is not uncommon. A claim could initially be denied because the examiner has not been presented with sufficient evidence...Read more »
You could ask your firm directly. It's a fairly straightforward inquiry. If you filed the case, then you already have an index number. If you had the law firm file (which is generally more common), you should be able to determine that an action is pending on your behalf through an index...Read more »
If you are talking about about a situation where you were injured from using a product that was defective or unreasonably dangerous in some way, you could reach out to product liability attorneys to discuss in greater detail. Good luck
This would be for a nine year old vehicle and you or they will need expert testimony. Be aware that if it is just for repairs, that will likely not be a case that any attorney will take, and you will have to have a mechanic ready to testify that it was a manufacturing defect that casued the...Read more »
There is a lot of misinformation online that is preying on the public. Generally, the best State to form an LLC is the State is where you planning to operate the business from. Here are some things that may go wrong if you open a Wisconsin LLC, while you are in NY: 1. You would have a very hard...Read more »
In terms of offering it to the public, that could involve issues with regulatory agencies beyond the scope of this forum - health and safety, what would it contain, what would it aim to achieve, what are its risks, etc.
In terms of protecting your idea from an intellectual property...Read more »
So sorry to hear what happened to your wife. Given that lawsuits are generally reserved when there has been a serious, permanent injury, litigation might not be the way to go. Moreover, the gas station would arguably not have any liability (legal responsibility) unless it either knew, or should...Read more »
The format of this board could make it difficult for an attorney to contact you. This is more a question and answer board than a referral service - if you want to hire an attorney or arrange a consult, you could reach out to the attorneys here (Find-a-Lawyer tab above), or ones you find in your own...Read more »
It's difficult to say where you'd find information on that. If you have labels or material safety data sheets, they could provide information on disposal, but not sales. In terms of sales, it would be be advisable to check if they contain constituents that ban them from sales or usage....Read more »
I’m a small business owner and my new product is a phone case, I will be decorating a phone case with dead’s and stones along with an anime figurines (like sailor moon, power puff girls). I’m going to buy and collect these figurines... Read more »
You may want to repost your question in the Trademark and Copyright sections. There's no guarantee that all questions are picked up, but it would have better chances of being seen there. Products Liability is more about injuries from defective products. Good luck
I am currently building an online adult Toy store, I haven’t done anything yet except source products. I live in New York. My question is legally do I have to have an 18+ only disclosure on my website?
Yes. Although New York has protected First Amendment rights in the context of adult stores. I believe is a good business practice to add a statement that your store will make efforts to restrict sales to minors.
Additionally, since you sell online through credit cards, access to shopping...Read more »
For example: the producer (A and Co) of a chair calls it "Destiny Chair" The third party site selling the chair puts it up on its site under and entirely different name i.e. "Rhodes Chair". This can prevent competition because if i were to look up the name "Rhodes... Read more »
You could try reposting your question in the Trademark and Intellectual Property sections. This isn't really a product liability matter (which is about injuries from dangerous or defective products) There's no guarantee that all questions are picked up, but it sounds like you're...Read more »
I'm sorry for your ordeal. It could be difficult to base a case on these facts alone. If there was any type of medical response involved, and documented injuries, those could serve as evidence of an injury. You could consult with an attorney for a more in-depth opinion. Good luck
It means someone filed for the trademark as "intent to use" and there was a failure to complete the registration because a statement of use was never filed. Here is the explanation from the USPTO https://www.uspto.gov/trademarks-application-process/abandoned-applications
We are thinking of making color "touch up" kits to sell to clients during the time we are closed due to social distancing. What are the liabilities associated with this as the business owners if something were to go wrong with either the color results , unexpected hair damage or personal... Read more »
You should present this question to a criminal defense attorney. You are in the Product Liability category, which is about people who are injured by dangerous products. You could find criminal defense attorneys in or near your county listed on this site, or through your own independent searches, or...Read more »
I am a designer and what to create tshirts for women that say 'But...can you pay my bills, tho'?' or 'Can you pay my bills?'. It's for a line of clothing that I want to produce. Since it's a common phrase I figured it would not cause an issue but want to stay on... Read more »
There are a couple considerations for what you're trying to do but the main consideration is if you would be able to protect it even if you used it. You may be able to use the first phrase without infringing on Queen Bey but that doesn't mean someone else doesn't have a registration...Read more »
I am a whistleblower working in a US based pharmaceutical company. I have highlighted potential non-compliance with cGMP requirement by the company to USFDA. USFDA has taken the issue seriously, issued many observations and followed by a warning letter. As of now, USFDA is not filed... Read more »
Florida law prohibits licensed lawyers from collecting more than 40% on contingency basis. That is why most lawyers charge the maximum. However, on any other basis attorney fees are unlimited. So some lawyers also keep accurate time records so--if they win--they can calculate the fee both ways and...Read more »
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