answered on Feb 24, 2021
the judge will normally reschedule. I'm not sure what your question is about, and suggest you speak with a North Carolina attorney.
answered on Sep 9, 2019
THAT'S A REALLY GOOD QUESTION
A lot depends on the nature and circumstances of why that hasn't yet happened. Parents MAY in certain circumstances be eligible to file the estate.
It would be smart to find out if there is a will too.
Estates can be a bit... Read more »
She was killed in NC when a mattress fell onto highway from a truck. My mother, my sister's fiance (who has filed suit) and my nephew who chose to be estranged from my sister are alive. If the family sues can we bar him from benefitting since he was so cruel to his mother when she was alive?... Read more »
answered on Jan 3, 2019
I'm not familiar with North Carolina's law on wrongful death claims. In many jurisdictions there are wrongful death acts that give weight to the relationship that a "next-of-kin" has with the decedent. In other words a court and/or jury would consider what if any relationship... Read more »
answered on Nov 29, 2018
First, my heart goes out to you. I can only imagine how difficult it must be to live with your loss.
That being said, I think it would be better to speak with an attorney before posting something on a public forum and possibly subjecting yourself to civil claims for libel.... Read more »
we owned this vehicle for several years then gave it to my niece and she had it for about 6 months before the accident. Somehow control of the vehicle was lost and flipped over down into a ditch and exploded into flames. My niece's body was burned so bad they had to take dental records to... Read more »
answered on May 14, 2018
First, sorry for your loss. That’s such a terrible tragedy.
Product Recall and the associated liability cases are NOTORIOUSLY COMPLEX. There may be important statute of limitation issues involved.
As such, BEST thing to do is contact an attorney immediately.
Agai,... Read more »
answered on Mar 30, 2018
11 years later? The estate's claim is barred by the statute of limitations.
Have been going to local vet for 6 years, and they know our dog slips out of slip leash. Now I only use harness and told them to use this week. They didn't and dog got out os slip leash, and gate left open during walk. Our dog ran across 5 lane highway, made it, but then gone. Vet call me... Read more »
answered on Mar 26, 2018
You can only sue for the market value of the dog in most states. If your dog had a sale value of $80, that's all you get.
We were both adopted 40 years ago and just found our birth parents. Our father was murdered and his family sued the city for 1.2 million dollars. The clerk told us the money was put in a trust for his 2 daughters. We had no idea and are unsure what to do next.
answered on Feb 26, 2018
Go to the courthouse. Get the records of the estate which will say how the trust is. Contact a member of the NC Assn for Justice --they give free consults.Chances are you can do nothing as you were given other parents the estate of your biological father would be under no duty to notify you or your... Read more »
The 8 of January and passed on the 10 of January 2018. Is there any I can do? And the state is North Carolina
answered on Feb 11, 2018
You would have a claim under workers comp and social security death benefits and possible VA benefits if he was a veteran. Suggest you contact a member of the NC Assn for Justice to see if any other claims.They give fee consults,.
answered on Feb 11, 2018
If the death was 33 years ago a)it's past the statute of limitations b) it's way too long to prove a product defect. Contact some lawyers down there if that gives you closure.
answered on Jan 25, 2018
Any wrongful death action is not a d.i.y. case--consult a member of the NC Assn for Justice--they give free consults.
Punitive damages can only be received in certain circumstances. Let an attorney determine if those are present but in most cases the answer will be no.
He accumulated alot of health problems from the hospital. They did not give him a plan of care when they sent him home.
answered on Dec 12, 2017
Doesn't sound like it but to be sure contact a member of the NC Assn for Justice that handles medical negligence--they give free consults.
my daughter is divorced, and not married anymore. She was killed in Rock Hill SC, but lived in Charlotte NC. I just want to clear everything that pertains to her. her Ex husband has their three Kids which is not an issue, but to handle her affairs I want to know what I need to do to be the... Read more »
answered on Nov 3, 2017
I'm sorry to hear about her loss. If she was not at fault in the wreck there may be a "crashworthiness " case. You should consult a member of the SC Assn for Justice such as Carl Jacobson in Charleston. He givers free consultations. The estate would be in N.C.
my mother was in the hospital and her heart stopped sometime in the middle of the night or in the morning they did not realize it until they went to bring her medicines that morning, they didnt have the volume turned up on the vitals monitoring machine to be alerted if something was wrong, they... Read more »
answered on Sep 5, 2017
Next step is contact a member of the NC Assn for Justice who handles medical cases--they give free consultations.
The person was driving the drunk person around in the drunk persons vehicle for hours then after promising family he wouldn't let him drive got out and left him to drive himself
answered on May 23, 2017
They could but Police have to charge. They can try a civil case in which case contact a member of the NC Assn for Justice--they give free consults.
If you have been driving the person around who is clearly to intoxicated to drive in their own vehicle and you then get out and allow them to drive their self i and they get in a wreck and die in the state of nc can you get in trouble
answered on May 1, 2017
Need more facts.If you are that person you need to a)stay off of social media including this website b) don't discuss any of this on social media--in fact ask to have this taken down c)consult an attorney immediately.
She won't let us see the will. I'm the grandson, can I take her to court to contest will? Can I take wrongful death suit against her?
answered on Mar 7, 2017
Go to the register of Wills for the County. See if an estate has been opened. If not find out the process for opening one.
Have never been married to each other or anyone else. The death of the son involves a wrongful death suit. The fathers name is on the birth certificate and he paid child support. Would legitimization play a part in this case or is the father unable to inherit from the wrongful death settlement?... Read more »
answered on Oct 15, 2016
If the person died without a will, the estate will likely be distributed according to intestate succession which means parents will likely inherit the estate assuming no one else is first in line. Being legitimate or not has nothing to do with inheritance unless paternity is contested - which it... Read more »
answered on Sep 22, 2016
May be a question of amount. If you had an attorney for the estate ask them. To avoid issues with taxing authorities if the amount is more than a few dollars may be a good idea but speak to your attorney or at least the register of wills for your county.
The doctor of the nursing home put down the incorrect cause of death even though the nursing home is where my mother had a massive bleed out which caused her death.
answered on Aug 21, 2016
You have to decide if you want an autopsy. Do understand that the fact she had a bleed out doesn't necessarily prove substandard care. However what you need is a member of the NC Trial Lawyers Assn /Assn for Justice who handles medical & nursing home cases. They give free consultations.
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