While the defendants insurance company is accepting liability, they may still fight damages in your case. Moreover, they may not offer to provide the level of compensation that you think you're entitled because they disagree with a component of you noneconomic damages assessment. This could be the segment of recovery you're pursuing based on pain and suffering, emotional distress, quality of life, and permanent impairment.
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If the allegations are untrue, you may be subject to a defamation cause of action. You should consult an attorney in your jurisdiction.
The officer can often add a supplement to the police report. This is often done when the officers makes factual mistakes or fails to identity vehicle occupants involved in an accident. You should follow up with the officer.
While your attorneys will negotiate these liens, make sure that your providers are aware that there is a third party liable for your injuries to ensure that all providers give notice of their liens and they are covered by settlement proceeds.
Your parents insurer is likely to deny the claim based on the fact that you are likely not a permissive user of the vehicle. However, this is generally not a strong hand particularly if you were authorized to use the vehicle in the past. That said, even if this argument is successful, there may be additional coverage available under another policy in the home or your parents potential homeowners coverage.
Depending on whether the hospital is a governmental entity, you may have to comply with providing notice pursuant to your state governmental immunity act. These requirements create a smaller window of time to appropriately advance your potential claim before becoming time barred. Therefore, you should consult with an attorney at your earliest convenience.
It your mother is suffering from an infirmity or disability that inhibits her from making decisions regarding her financial matters or medical care, you should have yourself appointed guardian and conservator. Thereafter, you may prosecute her claims.
The montana premise liability statute should direct you on understanding how this particular claim is framed. While the wet floor is a potential dangerous condition on the property and the owner has the obligation to protect invitees from harm posed by conditions that are under their control, this condition appears both open and obvious and you assumed a certain level of risk. This was a known danger that you confronted. However, that said, this was your only recourse toward exiting the...