QUESTION: Two guys tried to rob my son and shot and killed him in front of his girlfriend and 2-year old son. The shooter was convicted and received a sentence of life and 30+ years. Can I sue the criminals for the loss of my son? ANSWER: Injury to one person might also occasion a compensable loss or detriment to that person’s spouse, registered domestic partner (Fam.C. § 297) or other close relatives witness injury inflicted upon someone with whom they have a close family relationship may have a right.
QUESTION: My father died from a leak in his colon, causing him to have heart failure. Two days before his death, his physical therapists came to his room and picked him up under his arms and transferred him to a chair, putting all his weight on the lower part of his body. I have been very ill even if it has been more than a year since my father’s death. What circumstances allow for a wrongful death suit? ANSWER: For a wrongful death cause of action, there must be a.
QUESTION: I slipped off a broken uneven step outside the local post office and was immediately paralyzed with pain from a dislocated shoulder. After I slipped, an employee went out and salted the step, looked at me, and said I should get to the hospital. I was taken to the emergency where they took X-rays, and my arm was on a sling for 3 weeks. I have my wife and another person as witnesses to this incident. What are the steps I should take so that I could claim damages.
QUESTION: I went to a bar and they over-served me with alcohol. If I got into a car accident after I leave the bar, is the establishment responsible for the personal injury caused? ANSWER: Those who supply alcoholic beverages to a person may be liable for injuries sustained by that person or by third persons as a proximate result of the alcohol consumption. Liability is predicated on the general principle that persons are responsible for injuries legally caused by their willful or negligent acts [(CC § 1714(a)].
If you refuse the breath analyzer test, the officer will have sufficient cause to ask you to take a chemical test. You cannot refuse the chemical test. Refusal to take the chemical test will result in the suspension of your driver’s license. All states have an implied consent law. Under this law, every person who applies for a driver’s license implicitly agrees to submit to a chemical test when stopped by the police on suspicion of DUI. Your driver’s license will be suspended if you refuse the chemical test. This.