Any recovery will be dictated by the extent of your injuries and medical treatment. Your own insurance will also play a roles will the fact that the offending vehicle is a governmental vehicle. The circumstances will need to be thoroughly explored
Bailment is indeed one of the theories that you can sue upon in addition to breach of contract and negligence. In Pennsylvania, bailment is a form of strict liability. A Bailment arises when a bailor (such as a vehicle owner) delivers property to a bailee (e.g. a mechanic) for the purposes of performing some task with the understanding that the property will be returned to the bailor when that task is completed. A cause of action for breach of a bailment agreement arises if the bailor can...
I agree with attorney Sargent. I would share, however, that one of my clients tested positive for trace amounts of marijuana on an employment drug test and was terminated. She did not smoke herself but lived in an environment where it was smoked in a shared living space.
Stew Crawford, Jr., Esq.
Crawford Law Firm
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Media, Pennsylvania 19063
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You should consult with an attorney promptly to see if you are still able to file a lawsuit. There is a chance that your claims might be barred by the two year statute of limitations (i.e. the two year window of opportunity you have to file a lawsuit from the date of harm). Sometimes, this period can be extended. For example, if you just discovered the injury, the statute runs from the date of discovery, not the date of the harm. See blog below on exceptions to the statutes of limitations...
There is no crime for an unpaid loan, in fact it is a crime for a debt collector to suggest that you can be imprisoned for a debt. Speak with a debt relief attorney to explore the various remedies you have available. This includes filing a complaint with the ftc or the attorney general for unfair debt collection practices.
As my colleagues have indicated, if you have a DUI charge retain a criminal defense attorney. Note, you can still get a DUI even if you had no alcohol (i.e. if you are medicated with pain killers from your back and should not be operating a vehicle). Your blood test results should indicate how this will pan out.
With respect to a civil suit, although there are some troubling actions that the police did (i.e. trying to force you to waive your Miranda rights after invoking your right to...