If you have an attorney you should discuss it with him or her. It is not just a question of your injury but whether or not the store is liable for your injury. Unless the store had actual or constructive notice of the condition and were afforded a reasonable opportunity to correct it, it will be very difficult to prove they are responsible for your accident. If you don't have an attorney, consult with one to discuss liability and the value of your injuries.
6 weeks may be a bit optimistic but 10 months is too long. Send your lawyer a certified letter demanding an explanation and setting forth your attorney's lack of responsiveness. Indicate if you do not receive the information you are entitled to, you will make a formal complaint to the disciplinary committee. That should get his attention and get you some movement.
Yes although as the operator of an uninsured vehicle, you will not be entitled to an no-fault benefits. Your son should be able to get those benefits however. Don't drive uninsured. It's there to protect not only you but your passengers, pedestrians and other drivers.
This answer assumes you or the person who owned the car you were operating had insurance. Send the suit papers to the proper insurance company immediately for further handling. The carrier will assign you an attorney under the terms of the insurance policy. That's what you have insurance for. If you or the owner had no coverage, you need to consult with an attorney before doing anything but do it soon. You don't want to give the plaintiff the right to enter a default judgment against you.
Generally speaking, the statute of limitations for such a claim would be 3 years. This would change depending on whether we are talking about a private or municipal landlord. If the latter, the statute is much shorter. There are other factors to consider then just time however. Was the landlord given a reasonable opportunity to correct this particular icing condition? Do your injuries warrant going forward with a claim? Your best bet would be to consult with a personal injury attorney in...
As indicated by Mr. Rubinov, you may have a potential products liability claim and should consult with an attorney as soon as possible. You should have your pre and post-accident medical records available for review as well as any proof that you actually consumed energy drinks in and about the time of your injury. Since you mention no time frame, the sooner you meet with qualified counsel, the better.
Perhaps. It depends on the facts and circumstances of her fall. You should contact a local personal injury attorney to discuss the school's potential liability. Keep in mind that if this is a public school, there are very short notice of claim requirements which, if not complied with, may prevent you from pursuing a claim.
Your attorney is in the best position to answer your question and there may be a good reason why he is unable to give an opinion as to value at this point. Ask him/her for an explanation. Since it appears that your accident occurred just 7+ months ago, it may be too early to put a number on the case.
Although there is no question, it can be assumed you are inquiring as to whether or not you have a viable claim. You should consult with a personal injury attorney as soon as possible as there may be short filing times involved. I'm sure there is a lot to this story which really requires a face to face consultation.
If you are the owner or an owner, under New York law you could be passively liable for the injuries or damages caused by your friend. Make sure you report any accidents to the insurance company covering the vehicle at the time of the accident. If timely reported, you'll be covered and they'll deal with the claim.