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David Perecman

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  • INJURY/HOSPITALIZED-Can NY hotel be held liable if it was notified that a guest was ill but did not get an ambulance or help?

    During Xmas holiday husband recd bad news, left home to be alone. When I did not hear from him for some hrs, I feared he got hurt, etc. Started making calls to find him, feared he was drinking (recovering alcoholic 2 yrs). Days passed, still did...

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    i guess you now have heard the answer. don't be completely daunted. No one wants to be cruel its just that when someone does something wrong to someone else in order to bring a claim it has to have an effect that we refer to as an injury or damage in order to bring a suit.
    thats the law in new york.
    now it may be that had the hotel manager not done what he did your husband would have received help days earlier and that could be a potential type of damages.
    So what a lawyer would need to know is what was the effect on your husband due to the inaction by the hotel.
    good luck

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  • Can i sue the school for a slip and fall

    i was walking in the school from the outside which was snowing and the guy was moping with a wet mop and i slip and fell 3 times and when i got up the principal had some one take me to the hosipital. the emergency room said that i had sprain my an...

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    Probably even more difficult because in Buffalo there is so much snowfall its expected that public areas will be wet. Not fair but I wouldn't be surprised if thats what you're told by local lawyers.
    But don't give up. Give it a try.

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  • HOW DO I SUE FOR AN ILEGAL ARREST, RACIAL PROFILE,VERBLE AND PHYSICAL ABUSE, ILLEGAL SEARCH AND MORE?

    I WENT TO THE BANK ON MY LUNCH BREAK, LIKE I DO EVERY FRIDAY OF THE WEEK AT 12:30 NOON. I GET 15 MINUTES EXTRA ON BREAK BECAUSE OF THAT REASON. 1 DAY RECENT I LEAVE THE BANK WITH A CO-WORKER THAT I ONLY TALK TO ON WORK HOURS, WITCH IS HISPANIC! WE...

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    I guess the rest of the story got cut off.
    These type of incidents can be very infuriating when they happen to you.
    The legal issue for you is going to be whether that had probable cause if you were arrested.
    Probable cause can be complex. Basically they need a good reason to believe you had done something illegal.
    Call a lawyer if you were arrested. Someone experienced with civil rights cases.
    Good luck.

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  • Food Allergies - can I sue the cafe after incident?

    I have sever contact food allergies, and I carry an epi-pen. I went to a cafe the other night, and went through my normal precautions of "I'm allergic to X - I need to know if what I want to order is safe, etc. She checked her recipe book, w...

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    I agree. Really annoying but not worth most attorney's time. Unfair to you for sure. Consider small claims court unless you develop further problems. Good luck

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  • My mom is in a coma and cannot testify in court against the hospital can i testify for and istead of her?

    My Mother was severely injured in hospital in Brooklyn, NY. As the result she is in coma for 1 year and on mechanical ventilator and tube feeding. The defendant (hospital) says I (as her daughter) have to be her guardian to testify. Can I still do...

    David’s Answer

    Please accept my humble sympathies. I think the terms you are using are ones your familiar with but may not be what they meant. You must be guardian to act on her behalf in most circumstances. But testifying is something different. In either event you should only rely on what your lawyer tells you. There are things you can't do for her without proper court documents. There are things you can do though. For example you could be a witness and testify on her behalf to things you know.

    Go see a lawyer. Most will meet with you and consult with you if there is a potential medical malpractice case for free.
    Good luck

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  • What should i do? i was involed in a car accident with a cop car

    it was around 12am and i was making a left turn when the light was green when i hit the side of a cop car that didnt have any of his lights on, even headlights, after about 9 more cop cars came they gave me a ticket for failing to yeild right of w...

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    You already have some great answers. Police can be sued like everyone else. But, you will have to prove the accident was their fault just as you always have to. I f your saying you made a left in front of the cop car who was driving straight in the opposite direction that you were coming from before you turned, that is a tough case unless he was speeding, and even then its still difficult. That may be difficult, but it can be done. Also your injury has to rise to a threshold in New York. The threshold is complex. In essence you have to have a significant injury.

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  • Malpractice

    Hi, I was injured at a laundry mat, I hired an attorney who sued the laundry mat on my behalf. THe owner of the laundry mat never informed his insurance carrier that he was being sued. My lawyer was not able to find out who the insurance carr...

    David’s Answer

    This is a complex question. Legal malpractice involves proof that the lawyer failed to do what a competent lawyer would have done and that because of that you suffered a loss.

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  • Can i sue my landlord for falling down the stairs

    the was painting inside the stairs on my building ,i slipp and fall down the stair,i went to the ER the same day because i was having bad back pain and i was 9weeks pregnant .they give me some tablect and release me the same day,4 days later i we...

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    Your question isn't clear to me. Who was painting the stairs? Why did you fall? I can answer your questions if you give me some more information.
    Good luck

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