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Liability For Tripping Hazards In Parking Lots?
Who Is Liable If Someone Trips Over A Raised Pavement Marker In A Commercial Parking Lot? The Operator Of The Lot, The Owner Of The Lot, The Installer Of The Marker? All Three? If The Answer Differs By State, I'M Interested In Ca, But Would Be Interested In Where To Look To Find State-Specific Info.
I handled a similar liability claim on behalf of a business for an injury on their premises.
The injured party sued the parking lot owner. Witnesses were the lot attendant, paving contractor, and the owner of the lot along with witnesses for the plaintiff/claimant.
You and your attorney must show that there was negligence on behalf of the owner. The injuries were caused on the premises and due to the negligence. Then the damages as a result of the injuries. You must show the legal height of curbing within the city, the curbing was clearly marked or not and whether other injuries had occurred on the premises before.
You will have a good argument if the curbing was damaged or not painted or if the height is above or even below code.
The owner of the lot will have premises liability coverage.
Legal Basis for Premises Liability
The principal California jury instruction specifies that the owner/occupant/lessor of a property is under a duty to exercise ordinary care in the use, maintenance or management of such premises in order to avoid exposing people to an unreasonable risk of harm. This duty exists whether the risk of harm is caused by a natural condition or an artificial condition created on the premises. A failure to fulfill this duty to exercise care is considered negligence. If the harm that results is foreseeable by a reasonable person who should be aware -- actually or constructively -- of the risk, then the law imposes liability, and thus legal responsibility. In the absence of actual knowledge of a dangerous condition, the law may impose “constructive knowledge” on the owner or occupier by reason of a failure to adequately inspect the premises as required by the nature of the activity on the land.
What Should I Get My Bachelors Degree In To Become A Criminal Defense Lawyer?
Graduated High School With No Experience, No Classroom Work, Nothing To Do With Law. However Criminal Defense Seems Interesting. What Would You Recommend To Get My Bachelors Degree In? And Would You Say A Law School Would Frown Upon 2 Years At A Local Community College, And Then A Transfer To A 4 Year? Would You Recommend Another Field Of Law? Any And All Opinions Appreciated.
Previous poster "kapn" is right on target - again.
Choosing a career is one of life's most important and difficult decisions.
We simply already have way too many Legal Professionals. AND the legal profession is dramatically changing; it is in absolute CRISIS!!! Job searching in this vocational field has changed >>DRAMATICALLY<< in the last five years. And, every year, more and more people graduate from law school, but there are fewer and fewer jobs. Even the largest and most reputable law firms are experiencing unprecedented cutbacks. I don't expect the situation to improve in the coming years.....
Be aware of what you are proposing on getting yourself into. Please do more research first.
Reminder: We are STILL in a World-wide Recession. Consider career paths that have available JOBS.<<<<< Even in a Recovery, there are some jobs that just won't return - the field of Law won't make a comeback. Too many things have changed in this vocational field.
Warning> Jobs in the field of Law are drying up fast! This no longer is a good field to invest time and/or money into. This is a SHRINKING, crumbling, and dying vocational field. Many, many reasons. We now have computers. So, many people today (mistakenly) think they can do their own legal work, thanks to the Internet and legal books. Also, there are a lot of companies out there making very efficient legal software for the field of Law. Today's graduating lawyers tend to be very computer savvy, so they just do the work themselves to save themselves the cost of overhead. Also, the "Public" buys this legal software and law books in order to get legal work done without the cost of an Attorney. Also, we simply already have way too many Legal Professionals - we just have an absolute glut!! ("Legal Professionals" includes, but is not limited to: Attorneys/Lawyers, Paralegals, Legal Assistants, Legal Secretaries, Bailiffs, Court Reporters, etc, etc)
Sites like legalzoom.com have taken away work that many small-time attorneys/lawyers would do/used to do.
The field of Law has a mystique that actually exceeds reality. The field of Law is an overrated career - mostly by television.<< There are many myths regarding the field of Law: *myth: working as a Lawyer is mentally challenging (Actually, most work as an attorney involves mountains of routine paperwork: research, cite checking, drafting documents, and document review. Attorneys need to write down and track EVERY activity they do, all day long [in 6 to 15 minutes increments, depending on the billing system] - a painstaking but necessary task), *myth: being an attorney is thrilling, high-powered, and glamorous (remember: television is FICTION - the fictional lawyers on TV are ACTORS - the majority of work that an attorney does, does not happen in a courtroom), *myth: law students think that because they are good at arguing they will become great attorneys (actually being a great attorney is more in one's ability to mediate between differing sides and bringing them to agreement/compromise), *myth: as a lawyer I can correct injustices (actually legal decisions are more about reaching compromises than about right vs. wrong), *myth: guaranteed financial success (actually when salaries are compared, you also need to account for cost-of living expenses [most large law firms are in large cities - the bigger the city, the more cost-of-living expenses will be], payment of debts accrued while attending law school, and time needed to build a client base. Many large law firms require lawyers to work 60-80 hours per week.).
Cost of law school to be lawyer, approx $150,000+. Be prepared to take on a LOT of debt, if becoming an attorney is your "true", ultimate goal!!<<<
There are no jobs in this vocational field. My family, coworkers, friends, acqaintances, etc. have been laid off left and right in this vocational field.
Employers (usually law firms) in the field of Law today want employees with degrees from traditional colleges/universities. Those "certificates" you see advertised aren't worth the paper they are printed on - they are generally scams. (>>I found this out the hard way.) Also, the law school's program needs to be accredited by the American Bar Association - if it isn't, you are just wasting your time/money.
Even if you finish law school, you won't be able to find a job when you are done. Since this vocational field is shrinking (at an alarming rate), many new attorneys/lawyers are, themselves, having to work "down" as Paralegals, Legal Assistants, Legal Secretaries, Bailiffs, Court Reporters, etc, etc, to simply try to keep some of their bills paid <<this would be your competition. And the competition is fierce!!
Now... the law schools know this, but they won't tell you the truth >that the job market/economy is just SATURATED with way too many Legal Professionals. Instead the schools will feed you a fairytale and will LIE to you. The root of the problem is we already have too many law schools. We are STILL in a Recession, and the schools are fighting for their own survival - they will tell students anything to get to the students' money. (Which is why they won't tell you the truth about the job market for the field of Law.) And these schools continue to recruit and churn out even more graduates.............Remember>>> law schools are BUSINESSES - their TOP concern is making money for themselves.
>>>>>THE MOST IMPORTANT THING (and I can't stress this enough>>>): You ESPECIALLY have to beware of the bogus, inflated law school salary/job stats given out by law schools AND by the U.S. Bureau of Labor!!***<<<<<
If you don't believe me, then just do a SEARCH here on Yahoo Answers to see what other posters are saying about the current status of the field of Law. Call some local law firms - ask to speak to the Manager of Human Resources - ask them if they are hiring; ask them what they think about future job availability in the field of Law..................
In the book "So You Want to be a Lawyer?" by Marianne Calabrese and Susanne Calabrese (ISBN 0-88391-136-1): "The United States has more lawyers than any other country in the world. About 38,000 students graduate >each year< from the 200+ law schools in the United States. The competition is very keen for jobs and clients." - Even Associate Justice Antonin Scalia (who served on the U.S. Supreme Court for more than 20 years) says there are too many lawyers. (9/14/2008)
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If you want a job when you are done with your studies, consider and look into the fields of: >>>Healthcare, Information Technology, Law ENFORCEMENT, environmentalism, emergency planning, accounting, education, entertainment, utilities, home-car-commercial-industrial repairs, vice industries, clergy, and/or debt collection. I spoke to a career counselor from Jobs and Family Services, and HE told me that these areas are where the jobs are, and future job opportunities/availability....and scholarships.
(This is based on my current knowledge, information, belief, and life experiences. This was intended as personal opinion, and not intended to be used as legal advice. Please be careful and do your research.<<< You DID ask the question here on Y/A. I am just trying to help you.)
Are There Any Free Legal Consultations Online Or By Phone?
I Live In The Los Angeles Area. Are There Any Free Legal Consultations Online Or By Phone? My Apartment Recently Caught On Fire And The Insurance Company Is Asking My Family For Money Through A Debt Collector. I Need Some Legal Consultation On This Matter. Please Provide As Much Info As Possible, Thank You.
As an attorney, I am not comfortable giving advice over the telephone or online. It creates real issues about whether you and the attorney have formed an attorney client relationship. Additionally, the attorney would be ill-advised to form such a relatonship with someone that they were not consulting with in person.
You will be able to make a better assessment of whether or not you want to actually hire an attorney when you have a face-to-face as well.
Not saying some attorney won't do it, but I would be skeptical in doing so. Take all your records and the debt collection notice to an attorney for an initial consultation. Some will make the inital consultation free.
Texas Child Support Guidelines...Can Someone Help Me Please?
I Am In The Usaf. I Have Been Paying Child Support For 3 Years. I Was Contacted Today Because The Court Is Going To &Quot;Review&Quot; My Order To See If The Mother Is Eligable For An Increase In Child Support. I Have Researched And Cannot Find Any Current Information. My Questions...... I Am Married And Have Two Children With My Wife (The Children Were Not Here At The Time Of The Last Order) 1. So I Know The Courts Have To Consider That, But What Are The Guidelines/Percentages? 2. What Is Considered Income For Military? (I Receive Bas And Bah With My Base Pay. The Bah Is Taken Directly Back Out Because I Live On Base. The Only Thing Left Is My Bas...Which Is Not Taxable Either. Can This Be Considered In Calculating Child Support? This Is A Very Crucial Question...Thanks.
Well I'm kind of on both sides of this situation....I receive child support for my oldest son, but my husband pays child support for his children from a previous relationship. It sucks that its kind of a wash out......ugh.....anyway.... What I found was that it DOES matter if the NCP (non-custodial parent) has other children. Try this website/calculator it might help......
Are There Taxes On Personal Injury Settlements?
Ireceived A Settlement On My Brother That Was Killed In Car Accident.It Was A Personal Injury Settlement. Will I Have To Pay Taxes On It.
Those are frequently complex issues that I would not wish to address without all of the information concerning the settlement. I would suggest that you go see a tax professional. Those type of settlements can be tax free but it is good to know ahead of time before the money is spent and you learn that some portion of the settlement is taxable.