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 …
Who are the people or companies other than a defendant who can be held liable in a civil claim to a crime victim?
• A landlord who doesn’t provide adequate security measures, such as locks on doors or windows, and adequate lighting.
Let’s compare and contrast the differences between Criminal and Civil Court, and how both play important roles for crime victims. Victims don’t have to choose to go through one or the other, the victims can do both. Both systems serve different purposes and functions, and so a victim has a better chance of being made whole by entering both, if possible.
Drug manufacturers and Doctors are the two main targets in the legal fight against opioid abuse. Drug manufacturers of Fentanyl, hydrocodone, codeine, and numerous other drugs have contributed the addiction problem in our country. Governments have started to filing lawsuits against some of the manufacturers and sellers of these drugs because of their wrongful marketing and distribution practices. Families with loved ones who’ve died because from opioid overdoses can participate in lawsuits against the responsible manufacturers if their warnings were inadequate or if they’ve used illegal marketing strategies to dump drugs into mainstream society.
You hurt yourself at work, but you keep your job. You can’t do what you did before so your boss gives you a modified job and you continue to work. But when you returned to work, things have changed. You’re treated differently by your boss and/or supervisor. You don’t feel trusted and you feel disrespected. What happened? Why the change? I see this in my workers compensation law practice all the time.
After work injuries, bosses seem to go from good guy Dr Jekyll into bad guy Mr. Hyde. The change usually comes in the nature of a bad job offer that you legally have to accept. You have to take a job that you completely don’t want to do. Perhaps it seems like a fake offer or setup. Perhaps the offer is insincere; it seems like a punishment because you got hurt; like a demeaning no-duty job. You might feel offended by any of this the strange behavior because you gave your heart and soul to this employer and all of a sudden it’s turning its back on you, playing a game.
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.
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.
Whenever a crime happens under the Criminal Code there’s a corresponding civil action. In this article, we cover various ways in which a crime victim survivor can receive compensation for injuries.
If you’ve been a victim of crime and believe that you might have a potential civil cause of action, click the Free Case Evaluation for help.