was to be sold and split. I verbally agreed to buy the house and started living in the house before probate was closed. On April 8th, the house burned down due to hoverboard board exploding.
My question is can I sue hoverboard if the house wasn't in my name at the time of the fire or... Read more »
answered on Jul 1, 2022
The cause of action for Product Liability, Negligence, etc. is arguably personal property of the Estate. But usually the devisees own the real property when the Will is Probated. To prevent an insurance defense lawyer from dismissing the suit for lack of standing, Both Co-Executors and... Read more »
answered on Aug 26, 2022
Normally, an inventory of personal property is taken. The owner should then be allowed to retrieve the property.
I called my child’s doctor office multiple times trying to get a appointment for that day and wasn’t getting a response, I told them my child’s symptoms and his age multiple times only to get a call 30 minutes before they closed. The lady on the phone told me she would go ask a doctor and... Read more »
answered on Nov 25, 2019
I'm sorry for the ordeal your baby and you, as a parent, went through. A med mal attorney would likely want to review the records with a medical professional to make a more meaningful assessment. In terms of the telephone exchanges, an attorney would have additional questions regarding what... Read more »
Food Poisoning from Burger King. In 1995, I had gotten a terrible case of good poisoning. Went to the emergency room, had many tests done and the doctor confirmed it was what I had eaten, a burger from Burger Kind. I had the paperwork and went to the restaurant and spoke with the manager. Days... Read more »
answered on Aug 3, 2019
You will not be able to bring a suit a case against Burger King. In Alabama there is a two year statute of limitations on negligence cases. Which means that you must file a lawsuit against the negligent party within 2 years of the negligent act causing you injury. In you particular situation... Read more »
audio footage of the accident I had liability I'm looking to sue for the loss of my car my loss of wages pain and suffering
answered on Apr 6, 2019
Yes, you would have a claim for the property loss, medical bills, pain, and suffering. You could also recover your lost wages if you have proof that you missed work as a result of the injuries suffered in the accident. The property claim is separate from your bodily injury claim. Thus, you can... Read more »
We moved in with an uncle when he asked us to help him take care of his dying partner (bone cancer) shortly after his passing he kicked us out and said he would keep our dog until we were in a good place. We found out he had him chipped and now he will not give him back to us. We've had our... Read more »
answered on Jul 8, 2018
A dog is property. You can sue him. You are going to have to show that he agreed to keep the dog temporarily and that you didn't give the dog to him. GOod luck.
answered on Feb 27, 2018
Your social security benefits can't be garnished for a commercial debt. They can be garnished for student loans, alimony and child support. Your retirement -- that is not social security -- can be garnished.
I feel abuse raped of quality of life
answered on Aug 13, 2017
That depends. Federal law has dramatically altered the continued availability of opioids, regardless of past prescriptions. A physician can now lose his or her DEA (drug enforcement administration) license to write prescriptions, for violating federal law.
I am 23 years of age. The alcohol was purchased for the friends' mother, who is over 21 years of age. When I attempted to purchase a bottle of wine, the cashier said that he would need to see all of our IDs because he saw us walk in together and there was a law on the matter. When I asked, he... Read more »
answered on Aug 10, 2017
Laws exist in all states prohibiting an adult buying alcohol and supplying it to the minors. The grocery chain would rather NOT have you as a customer that to late be facing a claim that their clerk sold you booze that you then gave the young people, and a DUI-related death occurred.
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answered on Nov 12, 2016
If you were injured yes. Otherwise it's just something to bring to the attention of the manufacturer or the department of agriculture.
You don't get to sue for what could have happened--only what did.
answered on Nov 4, 2016
Unlikely, but why not contact an Alabama lawyer who has handled smoking related cases? Problem with a heart attack is that it happens often to people who never smoke at all. So proving it was tobacco and not other things in your body,your life, your lifestyle would be very problematic.
Title pawn owner was very rude. I know I was in default so I took all his attitude with a smile. The car broke down in private property, pawn company did not pick it up fast enough so I sold it as scrap metal to get it off the property. I have every intention of paying the $450 back. I told the... Read more »
answered on Jul 11, 2016
It's convoluted and the cops might say for him just to sue you, but I would consult with a criminal lawyer so you know what to say and what not to say if he comes knocking.Next question is what does the pawn ticket or agreement say your liability is, and did you sign the title over to him. If... Read more »
answered on Aug 28, 2015
If you have a problem with your lawyer, contact them and try to resolve it. Perhaps they don't have anything new to report at this time.
If you have your heart set on changing lawyers, hire a new lawyer before letting go your current lawyer.
I know several lawyers who handle... Read more »
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