The theory, negligent security can help you recover as a victim of crime against a security company who breached its legal duty to protect you. You may have been the victim of a criminal attack while you were on someone else’s property, typically a commercial property. Business owners have an obligation to ensure their property is safe for the public to visit, which includes having proper security measures.
In August 2018, a grand jury in Pennsylvania released a report detailing 70 years of childhood sexual abuse and the coverups in the Scranton, Allentown, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, Erie, and Greensburg dioceses. The report accused more than 300 clergy members of abuse and said there were at least 1,000 victims.
https://youtu.be/8CsPyQ7quKY Placing a loved one in a nursing home can be a difficult decision, financially and emotionally, for everyone involved. You want nothing but the best of care, and it would be heartbreaking to know that your family member was mistreated. How do you know when someone is being mistreated and what can you do …
You sustained a work injury and disability and you’re receiving workers compensation. You get a letter from your employer’s insurance company saying you have to see an independent doctor. What do you need to know, and what should you do? Most of my lessons in this article apply to anyone who must be examined by an “independent physician” for any type of legal matter.
My experience as an attorney is that people don’t understand car insurance. They either over-pay for options on their policy that they don’t need, or they waive inexpensive policy options that can really be helpful when you need it. Are you one of those people? This article provides information about 5 decisions that you have to make when you choose your car insurance, and what you should know about each option.
The internet, cell phones, and social media have collectively created a giant, online data base consisting of written journal entries, picture of social occasions, and even home videos which give details of our daily activities, nights out, trips, vacations, and outings; all this information is neatly organized by date, time, and place. These online journals give details of our work, family, recreation, vacations, daily routines, accomplishments, and emotions. The information is public, and even if its private, a good opposing lawyer can sometimes access it.
What can you do if your spouse is suing for serious injury? Answer: you can sue too! The law in Pennsylvania and throughout the United States- recognizes the sanctity and reality of marriage – when one of you are hurt, you both suffer. The claim is called a loss of consortium claim, that is, the loss of marital affections. This is all inclusive.
For example, it can be as little as a loss of home cooked meals, taking out the trash, or other household assistance. And it can be as deep, emotional, and the loss of sex. It includes everything. Whatever bad stuff is going down because of injury is fair game. The claim also includes medical bills from treating the injury because one spouse often pays all the bills, and carries the insurance.
You’ve just been in a car accident. You’re upset. You’re nervous. Maybe even stunned. What are some do’s and don’t’s? What should you do after a car accident? First and foremost, make sure everyone’s okay: the people in your car, and the people in any other car. This is the most important thing to tell the 911 operator. Give information about the health and safety of the people involved in the accident.
Second, get out of danger if you or anyone else is blocking the road. If the cars are drivable, move to the side of the road and well away from any oncoming traffic. Accidents happen when people are standing on the side of the road. Please consider where you are and keep a safe distance from high-speed traffic.
You were just in a car accident, but you’re lucky. You avoided injury. However, your car’s damaged and you don’t have collision coverage and the other side wont pay. What can you do?
Can you sue for property damage when no lawyer will take your case because the damages are too small to pay a lawyer a lot of money? Yes, sue in small claims court. What’s small claims court? It’s what you see on TV. The People’s court, Judge Wapner, Judge Judy, or Judge Mathis, and all the TV shows that just have two people standing on front of a judge without a lawyer.
Lawyers don’t like to sue individuals. They like to sue insurance companies because an insurance company has something called, “a deep pocket.” After you win a settlement or judgement, the insurance company immediately cuts a check; without insurance, most judgements would be uncollectable because individuals usually can’t pay. There’s a part of homeowner’s insurance called, “the liability provision” that follow owners away from the home. It covers not just the owner, but resident relatives. This opens up claims for accidents away from just streets and sidewalks.