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Lawrence L Jones II

Lawrence Jones’s Answers

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  • If a person was parked in a no parking zone and someone backs into their vehicle, who's fault is it?

    There was this girl parked in a no parking zone and my fiance went to pull out of his parking spot and backed into her car. There's an argument about who's fault it was and who should pay for the damages. We have tried to contact this person to ge...

    Lawrence’s Answer

    Kentucky is a comparative fault state. Just because she was in a no parking zone, does not make her 100% liable. The driver backing out also has a duty to use due care to keep a proper lookout. Therefore, this is probably a 50/50 situation.

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  • What recourse do I have against hospital wrongful death?

    Medical expert told my attorney there was no negligence found in the death of my son against the hospital when autopsy clearly states what he died of. What recourse do I have against hospital if my attorney decides not to continue with my case?

    Lawrence’s Answer

    I agree with some of the other posters. I've had numerous cases during my career in which the first expert said there was no case, while subsequent experts agreed that there was a case. In fact, I've had millions of dollars in settlements in such cases. It's a good thing for me and my clients that I didn't give up.

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  • A complaint for wrongful death under statement of facts has the date of the death taking place two years after the death.

    And was filed three days before the death even happened in the statement of facts if this never went to trial but was filed in 07 would i be able to file it again with a brighter attorney?

    Lawrence’s Answer

    Drafting mistakes happen. Most rules of court allow for an amendment of such typographical errors IF they are timely corrected. You should contact your lawyer immediately and make sure he corrects the typographical error.

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  • Is a passenger of vehicle in car accident able to make claim against driver's insurance carrier?

    My bf and I got into an accident, he was the driver. His insurance and the other driver's insurance are both denying liability and it went to arbitration. Can I make a claim against my bf's insurance carrier, even if they denied liability?

    Lawrence’s Answer

    In most cases, the answer is yes. If you boyfriend was at fault in any way for the wreck, most states will allow you to bring a claim against your boyfriend (through his insurance company).

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