Found a spot on her liver, but ignored it and told her don’t worry. Fast forward to April 2021 she was in pain and made an apt. They made her wait till late July to come in, when she did, they ran tests and she was diagnosed with stage 5 terminal cancer that had already spread to her bones and... Read more »
answered on Jan 13, 2023
It depends a lot on everything that happened between 2018 and 2021, and whether the type of cancer she got was likely very curable in 2018 and 2019.
As a cancer survivor myself, I know that we hate those six-month and annual CT scans. But they are very important and universally... Read more »
A relation of mine worked as a garbage man. He was called in on his day off. He was run over by the garbage truck. His internal organs, pelvis, and head were all shattered. He survived. Days after being released from the hospital he died in his sleep. Can his immediate family file suit for wrongful... Read more »
answered on Dec 5, 2022
More facts are needed about the circumstances of the accident but, in general, the employer has immunity from liability for a work injury. Given the severity of his injuries, unless it can be proven by a medical expert that the death resulted from negligent treatment and he otherwise would have... Read more »
BUT he isn’t @ fault & we have to pay the medical bills
We don’t want that
Communication btwn lawyer & family is not working
What can we do
answered on Jul 10, 2021
If you have an attorney already, it would be best to schedule an appointment to discuss your concerns in person with them.
If you do not have one yet, I would recommend retaining someone experienced with personal injury.
My firm’s website also has helpful tips on what to do... Read more »
answered on Nov 17, 2020
Sorry to hear about your trouble with gummies. Your question is difficult to answer without additional information. First, were you injured as a result of the metal? Did you break a tooth, cut your mouth? If you did not injure yourself, you probably don't have any damages, and without... Read more »
answered on Jul 14, 2020
I'm very sorry for your loss. A local state attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. There is no universal answer. It could depend on the nature of the case (respective liabilities of the parties involved), the damages being claimed, the willingness of both... Read more »
The girl wanted her current boyfriend and ex to fight. She was warned numerous times by someone else not to drive her boyfriend to her exe's house, that someone could die. She still insisted on driving her bf to fight after the warnings. Her bf was killed in the fight. Can she be charged?... Read more »
answered on Mar 3, 2019
It's hard to say on this fact pattern alone. There are certainly fact patterns that can result in both a charge and a conviction if it arises to that level. But it's certainly possible to get charged. Getting charged means there is probable cause which is not a high standard. Getting... Read more »
answered on Jul 25, 2018
Depends upon how the death occurred. Why not contact a member of the Va. Trial Lawyers Assn for the county where this happened--they give free cosultations.
the funeral home is holding remains hostage until its paid but they did not tell us he would not be creamated until it was paid and its been almost 2 months
answered on Feb 11, 2018
Sounds like a violation of law. Contact a member of the Va. Trial Lawyers Assn as there may be a claim for "misuse of a corpse."
Details about the case won't be released to me, because it has to do with the murderer and not the victim. Can I take this to court and have all evidence and case info released to me? Also would I be able to sue the state for wrongful death?
answered on Jan 7, 2018
I'm very sorry for your loss. You need to consult with an experienced personal injury lawyer, if you are seeking to find alternative theories of liability.
The driver at fault also died and was in a company owned vehicle. Should I wait till their insurance offers a settlement before hiring an attorney. I'm my aunt's beneficiary. She had no children and was widowed
answered on Jan 5, 2018
Wrongful death cases can be quite complicated. An estate will need to be set up. You should at least schedule a free consultation with a local personal injury attorney to discuss the law and the applicable legal rights. Insurance companies are well represented by attorneys, investigators, and... Read more »
O was contacted 20 minsbefore hearing which i was unable to make it in time. My stepmother lied and i revieved nothing
answered on Sep 25, 2017
Statutory beneficiaries are the only persons who are eligible to receive a share.
Your statement provides little in the way of helpful information to determine if you are one or not.
Consult a local attorney to see if you were eligible for a statutory share and how to go about... Read more »
Mother for my fathers death. I did not have a close relationship with my father. My step mother is discouraging me from attending the hearing. What can I expect if i go to the hearing?
answered on May 23, 2017
You should at least talk to the attorney about the proposed division, get something in writing, if you aren't sure then go to the hearing. He was your dad and it may bring you a bit of closure. End of the estate!
She was healthy and non aggressive..theylied to me because would have never left her to be killed..I am in depression state and seeing a psych doctor.cant sleep or eat
answered on Mar 11, 2017
It would be a difficult case--much would depend on what you signed. However I would check with a member of the Va. Trial Lawyers Assn--they give free consults. The law generally places little value on the life of pets, and little value on their meaning to the owner, and finally "emotional... Read more »
My brother committed suicide in California where he resided. His "fiancé" knew he was suicidal as he had attempted before and he told her he was going to kill himself for the 17 hours prior to his death. She had a duty of care to him, his suicide was foreseeable and she was listed on... Read more »
answered on Sep 22, 2016
You have a brutal situation, and I apologize for having to treat this in a cut and dried manner. First, it may possibly be a police matter. If you know the insurer you would want to advise them that there is a question as to the beneficiary's right to claim.
If there is a will and... Read more »
Died 5 days after we were called. Did not Know he was there. Was denied being with him the day he died. Found out through medical records that the jail had broken his ribs.Do I have a wrongful death case?
answered on May 7, 2016
Impossible to say without a more in-depth review of the facts, including whether the inmate had an underlying medical condition. Consult a wrongful death / civil litigation attorney either through this website or other internet searches. Broken ribs could have been caused by attempted... Read more »
My nephew shot and killed my sister and my niece was there too he was 18 she was 24. They were having an argument with my sister who was 46 when the shooting accord. A jury trial is October 29 and 30. I have been through check and back with this and have been struggling with PTSD because of this.... Read more »
answered on Nov 16, 2015
A local lawyer can advise. Issues to figure out are whether you can recover under VA law and whether any judgement would be collectible.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal... Read more »
She was not eligible for a learners permit. She was killed in the accident. The step mother was the only person above the age of 18. There were 3 children under the age of 12. What kind of suits can I file?
answered on Aug 9, 2015
A local injury lawyer can advise of your rights and options, as well as who can sue under Virginia law.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal... Read more »
I'm under age my mother passed in a wreck with a drunk driver. I'm not sure if my family filed or not.
answered on Dec 15, 2014
When a family member dies as a result of the neglect or wrongful action of another, a lawsuit for damages may be brought by the personal representative of the decedent within two years after the death of the injured person. (Va. § 8.01-50, 8.01-244).
Disclaimer: This information contained... Read more »
answered on Jan 23, 2011
Most wrongful death cases are litigated in state courts. Only under certain less common factual scenarios will a wrongful death case be heard in federal court. A person with a wrongful death action needs to speak with an attorney not only regarding the wrongful death action, but to make sure they... Read more »
answered on Jan 21, 2011
If you are asking "what is going in," here is the likely answer:
There is wrongful death lawsuit being brought by the estate of the deceased. There is a basis for you to receive some or all of the proceeds from the lawsuit if the lawsuit is successful. The Executor/Personal... Read more »
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