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Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Son's fall at Wal-Mart, pertruding, photo area
pertruding, photo area, catscan: my first advise is to consult an attorney in your local area. consultations are always free. an attorney may help get those bills paid. Otherwise, the accident depends on notice..if they had or should have had notice that the drawer was open..did walmart employee...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): school bus accident, school bus accident, using a lawyer
school bus accident, using a lawyer, district bus: First of all, I am glad that your child was not severely hurt. You do have a right to seek reimbursement for your reasonable and necessary medical expenses (or in this case your sons) and you should not feel bad for seeking that compensation. The choice of...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): school injury, lifting weights, pe class
lifting weights, pe class, government entity: Good morning. I am sorry to hear about your grandson s unfortunate incident. The first answer I would seek is why the bill was denied by CHIPS. Was an answer provided? If not, I would seek one out. Otherwise, as a government entity, the liability or potential...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): To settle or not to settle, blunt force trauma, small claims court
blunt force trauma, small claims court, lifelong pain: You will not be able to prove lifelong pain until it happens. In my experience Lowe s will only pay a fair ammt based on your medical bills and lost wages incurred. If you later need surgery that will alter the proposition quite a bit. It s impossible...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): settlement, personal injury claim, pain and suffering
personal injury claim, pain and suffering, chiropractor: depends on what state you are in and what the laws are for bringing personal injury claim. Do you have to meet a threshold for a minimum iinjury, as you do in NY? 3x the meds is a loose formula, but there are many more factors such as length of treatment,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall, proper advice, elderly mother
proper advice, elderly mother, home mother: you really need to consult a lawyer in your state, as the laws may be different from NY where I practice. If your sister fell at work, the only way she could bring a claim would be against the janitors company, IF he was not employed by the same entity as...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall in someone's home, patellar tendon, agreeable settlement
patellar tendon, agreeable settlement, trial calendar: Hi Yolanda, since the depostitions and the defendant s physical have been completed I am presuming that this case should be ready to be placed on the trial calendar of the court in which it is pending. Since I do not have a crystal ball and obviously do not...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall injury--Florida offer of settlement, personal injury attorney, florida personal injury attorney
personal injury attorney, florida personal injury attorney, settlement proposals: It appears that the insurance company is trying to win attorney’s fees and costs in your personal injury attorney. This is SOMETHING THAT NEEDS IMMEDIATE LEGAL ATTENTION INASMUCH AS YOU MUST RESPOND WITHIN THRITY (30) DAYS. Failure to RESPOND IN WRITING...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall at walmart, cracker crumbs, checkout lane
cracker crumbs, checkout lane, lively hood: Karen, You should speak to an attorney in your area immediately. If the surgery is as much as you believe, you should have an easy time getting an attorney to listen to you. The attorney needs to get involved immediately to make sure the video is preserved....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip at work, pinched nerve in lower back, personal injury attorney
pinched nerve in lower back, personal injury attorney, roof tile: The laws vary from state to state on workplace injuries but most states are probably like mine. Your exclusive remedy is Workers Comp if it was on the premises of your employer and you were on the job at the time. If someone else owned the roof and was responsible...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slipped, fell and pregnant, personal injury attorney, salad bar
personal injury attorney, salad bar, restroom: Ivette, I can answer some of your questions, however, I do not give legal advice over the internet. Also, I have no idea where you live. I urge you to speak with a personal injury attorney in your state. Generally, a release is for all known and unknown...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Trip & Fall Through Plateglass Panel, dee dee, tendon injury
dee dee, tendon injury, apartment manager: Hi Dee Dee, Ouch, that does not sound like a fun injury to suffer. Plus it would be terrifying and almost horrific to face the prospect of having to put one’s head through a glass panel. THAT element in and of itself should be mentioned since your attorney...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Can adjuster do this? Request, landlord insurance, private answer
landlord insurance, private answer, main insurance: Hello again, Gb, Thank you for the great feedback and comments you left for me. I appreciate that. What I am going to do is to give you a public answer and then a private answer if need be. For the private answer, all you will do is to make a brand...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): air bags did not deploy on frontal impact, 2005 toyota corola, stearing wheel
2005 toyota corola, stearing wheel, frontal impact: Unless it was a very serious chest injury there s not much you can do. These cases cost a lot of money (Often more than 100K) to take to trial and the car manufactures fight them hard. Sorry for the bad news, but small cases cannot be taken against car...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): auto accident, personal injury attorneys, personal injury law
personal injury attorneys, personal injury law, bar complaint: Anthony, I am sorry you are having problems with the attorney. Some attorneys are poor communicators and should not be practicing personal injury law. Your family has two choices. The first is to continue with the attorney. I suggest scheduling a...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): broken wrist, jury verdict reporter, high heeled shoes
jury verdict reporter, high heeled shoes, attoneys: Hi Katie, there are numerous variables to consider before attempting to place an exact dollar amount upon such a serious injury. Are both the City of N.Y. and the property owner named in the suit? How much limitation of range of motion do you have? What...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): car accident/IME, soft tissue damage, current diagnosis
soft tissue damage, current diagnosis, proper advice: Lu, I cannot answer the question without knowing you and more about your claim so as to give you proper advice. I suggest you speak with an attorney in your area. I would first question why you would see an insurance company medical examiner without...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): car accident settlement, few glitches, time linda
few glitches, time linda, minimum liability: Linda, Good morning. There are a few variables involved in a situation such as yours, so without more specific information I can only provide you some general answers that I think you may still find helpful. 1. I am not sure what state you are in (every...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): What comes next?, negligence case, case requests
negligence case, case requests, security surveillance: As to Denials..if you are able to prove facts denied at trial, the judge may award attorney fees for time spent proving facts that should have been admitted. Plaintiff must always prove all elements of his cause of action. You should next send contention...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Dog Bit, small claims court, tetnus shot
small claims court, tetnus shot, knee area: Hard to say. Many people know that emergenvy room charges are sky high and never go there for that reason. In my community, an Emergency Roomcharge averages $5000- You might go to the hospital, explain the situation and that you have no insurance and...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): FALLING IN SEARS DEPARTMENT STORE, sears holding corporation, sears department store
sears holding corporation, sears department store, aisle: a lawyer will not cost you anything in upfront legal fees. the consultation should be free, and the representation is cost free until the conclusion, if successful, whereby you will pay the attorney approx 1/3 of the settlement. make sure you hire a qualified...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Fall on Ice, ligament, groin
ligament, groin, doorway: Hi Chris, You can Absolutely bring a claim against the apt complex. You will have to prove that they had notice of the defenctive condition (ice) in that they failed to clear the ice, sand and salt within a reasonable time after the ice formation, and or...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): failure of airbags to deploy on roll-over, soft tissue injury, tennesses
soft tissue injury, tennesses, reputable agency: I am not at all familiar with NC law. However, generally speaking, you might need an engineer to examine the airbags, and determine whether they functioned improperly. if that were the case you would bring a claim against the manuf of the car and rental company....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): fall, lanlord, brain damage
lanlord, brain damage, landlord: Sorry to hear about your daughters accident. If the landlord passed away, his estate could be held to be liable. you will have to prove your case, and the landlord could have information that would help prove negligence. Hopefully there is someone else that...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Hit by shopping carts by Sams employee, wal mat, sam s club
wal mat, sam s club, walmart: Sharon, My experience with Sams/WalMart would indicate you may have a difficult time. I suggest you speak with an attorney if you are talking about Sam s Club or WalMart. The managers resisting an incident report is a good indication of non-cooperation....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): hi, false police report, gaurdianship
false police report, gaurdianship, expertize: Hi J, this is outside of my area of expertize and deals with criminal law and criminal investigation and prosecution but I will say that you should contact the police immediately and report this attempted extortion. The police caould easily find out the entire...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): hi, attorney client relationship, false police report
attorney client relationship, false police report, gaurdianship: It would not be bad to tell the police everything you just told me. The more information the better. But you are right, there does seem to be a crime here in the form of extortion. Your first step should probably be to go to the police. Just go to your...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): INJURY FROM BONELESS, SKINLESS CHICKEN, negligent infliction of emotional distress, infliction of emotional distress
negligent infliction of emotional distress, infliction of emotional distress, auto accidents: Hi Julia, As you might have noticed, I do ONLY auto accidents and slip and fall claims, NOT product liability. I never once even tackled product liability and always sent those claims out to specialist attorneys. So just ignore what I have to say...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): knee injury, personal injury attorney, small claims court
personal injury attorney, small claims court, claims case: Yes of course. Restuarants, bars, lounges have a duty like any other business owner or property owner to maintain a safe environment and not subject people, especially patrons of a business, to risk of harm. So what should the management do when all of a sudden...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Who is liable, fedex truck, catastrophic accident
fedex truck, catastrophic accident, competent attorney: Brianna: What state this this happen in? Were you hurt? Unfortunately your question of liability is not as easy to answer as it may seem. Many times the insurance company is doing anything and everything possible to paint the picture of the situation...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): medpay reimbursement for "adjusted" costs, personal health insurance, health insurance premiums
personal health insurance, health insurance premiums, health insurance company: Good Morning, Sorry about your situation. It sounds very frustrating. The most simple way to answer your questions is this: You have the right to insist whatever payment you feel you are entitled to, however this does not necessarily mean the insurance...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): motorcycle accident, compound fracture, motorcycle accident
compound fracture, motorcycle accident, bankruptcy court: I feel your pain, in regards to the legal fees at least. You haven t explained how much legal work was required to settle out for the first 150K but because it sounds like there was clear liability on the part of the other driver and your damages clearly exceeded...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): What must the Defendants prove..., doctrine of estoppel, negligence action
doctrine of estoppel, negligence action, burden of proof in a civil case: Patricia: The burden of proof in a civil case, negligence action, is on the plaintiff. If the plaintiff does not prove their case they lose. The defense does not have to do anything but say it was not my fault. No proof required. The defense usually...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Personal medical insurance no subrogation, collateral source rule, auto accident cases
collateral source rule, auto accident cases, personal medical insurance: Hi Gb, Quick answer: for now do NOTHING, but learn about the law in your state at the link below. Here is why: in most states the money is yours since you paid for the health insurance. Your question is a side topic of subrogation, and the answer...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): perm damage, nerve conduction test, cortizone shots
nerve conduction test, cortizone shots, maximum medical improvement: Juli, Try a hand specialist. It can be either an orthopedic, neurosurgeon or plastic surgeon who specializes in carpel tunnel and hand surgery. First, go see an attorney right away to make sure your credit is not affected and to make sure you do not...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Questions about injury claim, small claims court, porch deck
small claims court, porch deck, personal injury claims: First of all, if you make a claim for personal injuries, the defendant or the insurance company has a right to see ALL of your medical records, even going back years before the injury. So you must give them that authority. Personal injury claims do not get...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Restaurant injury, shard of glass, general damages
shard of glass, general damages, dental bills: As I said before, restaurants always have insurance to cover patron s out of pocket expenses regardless of fault. That is why they have been cooperative so far. When and if you ask for more than that, they may turn much less cooperative. They could even deny...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and fall, king sooper, attorney client relationship
king sooper, attorney client relationship, dislocated hip: I unfortunantly cannot provide you any legal advice since you already have an attorney retained in this matter. Should you disengage from your current attorney-client relationship however, I would advise you to discuss your case with another attorney as soon...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and fall in a wal mart store, subrogation claim, walmart store
subrogation claim, walmart store, general damages: Congratulations, Cherry, you are one in a hundred that Wal-Mart has offered to pay for the injuries they cause their customers. I think that you should thank them for the offer, but tell them that you want to complete at least one cycle of physical therapy...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): schools and falls, small claims court, pain and suffering
small claims court, pain and suffering, broken leg: Of course you can sue a college. Heck, you can sue the government if you want. But it is not worth suing just for some co-pays and lost income. A broken leg if caused by negligence of another person or entity such as a college is probably worth $5-15,000 on...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall, going to the doctor
going to the doctor: Whether your case has any value depends on the store having responsibility. Most slip and falls are not the slores fault. How and why did you fall? As to value, if responsibility is clear and you just had a visit to the Dr. , I d say $200 to $250.00...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip & fall, slip and fall, medical bills
slip and fall, medical bills, property owner: How can I answer you question that is almost unintelligible and does not contain any information about your injury, what kind of treatment you required, how much you medical bills were, how the slip and fall happened, whether you have a good case that the...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): not slip and fall, premise liability, yellow page ads
premise liability, yellow page ads, mobility scooter: Helga: Premise liability cases and claims are very fact specific. There is no way I can comment on what your rights are with out all of the facts and conducting my own investigation of the facts. Since you have a lawyer it is wise that you keep abreast...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall, reasonable person, display case
reasonable person, display case, ambulance: depends on proving how long the card was on the floor. You must prove notice. Notice is either constructive or actual. actual, as in a worker saw the card but failed to pick it up. constructive, as in, it was there for so long, that a reasonable person should...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip fall accident, inflamation, medical reports
inflamation, medical reports, shoulder pain: sorry, it is impossible to adequately evaluate a case without a full file in front of me, including all your medical reports, and a detailed descritption of how your accident occurred. best to consult a local attorney. some venues may use 2.5 x your medical...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall paperwork, contingency basis, first insurance
contingency basis, first insurance, representation agreement: hi frank. to answer your Q s 1.i do not believe frank vs francis will have that much of a difference. if the defense has not objected..just keep your name as frank, and dont worry about it. ether way, not a fatal flaw. 2. will it void your case, probably...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall wet washroom floor, washroom floor, caution sign
washroom floor, caution sign, floor question: He has a tough case and cannot reasonably handle it by himself. The poker place will deny liability as well as his damages. I can t say what the case might be worh at this point. His medical records and earning capacity loss would need to be ascertained....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slipped and fell on ice broke tailbone, broken tail bone, broken tailbone
broken tail bone, broken tailbone, juris doctor: Hi Angela, Two alternative ways. First, go to my site and click on contact us top center of home page. Fill out the form. Make sure it mentions allexperts.com so I will get the e-mail direct. --OR--Second, write again to alleperts.com, but ON A...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): workers' comp question unanswered, achilles tendon, juris doctor
achilles tendon, juris doctor, tort claim: Hi Robert, What is your question? Are you asking whether or not there is a claim of any kind? I think you have a claim versus the criminal. That is a tort claim. But it sounds like there will be no money in that claim, even if you knew his identity....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): accident, fender bender, minor accidents
fender bender, minor accidents, monetary settlements: Hi Lisa, I am fairly sure that your insurance company already knows about this problem but you should forward the summons to them anyway. That is why you have insurance. There are people like the other driver that are referred to by people in the personal...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): accident settlement, hospital emergency room, auto insurance policy
hospital emergency room, auto insurance policy, uninsured motorist coverage: If you sold the 740 and then recently acquired (within 30 days of that ) the 240, the new vehicle should have been insured as a newly acquired vehicle in most states. Is this what occurred? Similarly, the other driver, if he previously had insurance and...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): auto accident, personal health care, flexril
personal health care, flexril, auto repair shop: Hi Rob, you are asking me to give you the one thing I cannot, namely a monetary figure. If the woman s insurance policy is indeed a small one then you may very well wind up with inadequate compensation for your injury and resultant pain and suffering. If...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): box fell on my in babies r us, soft tissue injuries, personal injury attorney
soft tissue injuries, personal injury attorney, babies r us: Dear Jennifer, I am Morgan Jacobsen, a personal injury attorney at www.SettlementCentral.Com Since Dr. Settlement is down and out for last week and this week, I have been asked to take over his service here so that will not have to wait any longer. ...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Fall on Deck at apartment complex, hospital emergency room, pain medication
hospital emergency room, pain medication, two doors: Hi Scott, It is impossible to assess the value of your case without seeing the results of the MRI, and reading a report from your Dr s which explain permanency. I think it is a little too early on to assess what the case is worth. give it some time to get...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Fall due to water on floor at Wal-Mart, wet floor signs, small claims court
wet floor signs, small claims court, melting ice: You should be concerned if you expect WalMart to offer you any significant compensation. They are not necessarily responsible for your accident. It is your legal burden to produce evidence that the melting ice was there long enough to give the store a reasonable...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Fell on left knee, risk management department, medical treatment records
risk management department, medical treatment records, voice mail: Nell: You are not going to be treated fairly! The insurance industry as a whole is just plain despicable. TO get any kind of result from the store you will need to do a few things. You need to get the store manager to give you information on how...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Few question about injury claim., medical authorization form, insurance contract
medical authorization form, insurance contract, bad faith: i cannot really comment on your Q other then to say, the insurance contract typically says that you must fully cooperate with the ins co. they typically have the right to obtain their own records, and you signing an authorization allows them to obtain these...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): walmart parking lot sign poles, small claims court, elyria oh
Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): walmart parking lot sign poles, small claims court, elyria oh, wal marts

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Injured @ Wal Mart while pregnant, minor accident, pregnant lady
minor accident, pregnant lady, walmart: I apologize for being rude, especially to a pregnant lady, but if I can be frank, the way you tell your story, it just sounds like someone thinking hey, I was involved in a minor accident at Walmart. Walmart is huge. I am pregnant. This might be my ticket...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Injured @ Wal Mart while pregnant, pain medication, true labor
pain medication, true labor, verbal warning: Since you have a lawyer apparently, you should be asking all of these questions there. If you will not or do not trust the answers, get a new lawyer. Should you settle out of court? Sure, that is always the best. But Walmart will probably offer $500 or some...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Personal Injury, personal injury case, forumn
personal injury case, forumn, consumer websites: Donovan, If you wrote something on the website that you believed to be true, it is not defamation. There may be a potential cause of action for interference with a contractual relationship, however, it sounds as if others have stated similar experiences...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Personal Injury help, personal injury case, forumn
personal injury case, forumn, consumer websites: Personal Injury refers to physical injury , not a dispute with a merchant. But I will give you some important information and opinion. I assume that you purchased the merchandize through EBay or the like and that you were buying something still in the...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): property lawsuits, workers compensation insurance, dept of consumer protection
workers compensation insurance, dept of consumer protection, sole remedy: Hi Todd, I receive and answer many questions such as this one relative to the hiring of people to do work around the house. If the estimate for the work clearly states that the worker is licensed and bonded and insured then he would be compensated by his...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip & Fall, reuest, ed smith
reuest, ed smith, injured party: When Discovery starts varies from state to state. In most states, as in California, Discovery begins for the Plaintiff (INjured Party) some 15 days after the lawsuit is filed. He or she can then do a Reuest for Production requiring the store to produce...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and Fall, personal injury attorney, dozen requests
personal injury attorney, dozen requests, dear james: Dear James, I am Morgan Jacobsen, a personal injury attorney at www.SettlementCentral.Com Since Dr. Settlement is down and out for last week and this week, I have been asked to take over his service here so that will not have to wait any longer. ...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip & Fall, injured party, state of colorado
injured party, state of colorado, slip and fall: Hi. Sorry, I do not practice in Colorado (NY) so, I am not familiar with your local laws. However, usually, the landowner has a duty to clear the snow/ioe within a reasonable time after a snowfall. There is usually no law regarding how long they have to get...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip & Fall in Hotel Shower, skid surface, hotel bathroom
skid surface, hotel bathroom, hotel employee: hi there. May be a tough case to prove, bec you will have to establish that the hotel caused and created the dangerous condition, and that the norm in the industry is to have a non skid surface down on the bath floor. with that said, i would collect the medical...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall, luxur hotel, ed smith
luxur hotel, ed smith, club hotel: Possibly John. Did you make a report at the time? Did you ever find out where the water came from? DO you have the name of the large guest that fell on you? Let me know. I know a really good attorney who may be able to help you in Las Vegas. Ed Smith...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall, severe headaches, medical appointments
severe headaches, medical appointments, slippery substance: it is hard to tell whether you have a case. Why was the walkway slippery. Just from the rain? was there something else spilled on it. Oil? other slippery substance? my inclination is that unless there was some notice to the store that the walkway was slippery,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fell, wet floor signs, necessary steps
wet floor signs, necessary steps, runners: there is only a lawsuit, if you are injured. if you are injured, the lawsuit depends on notice to the mall operators. depends on whether the mall took necessary steps to prevent the floor from getting wet (runners, of carpet) if they had actual notice the...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slipped at school parking lot because of the undried oil paint on the floor., wet paint, personal belongings
wet paint, personal belongings, oil paint: In most states you would need to file a claim with the school district, and then, if they deny the claim..file a Complaint in court. These cases can be very complicated and have strict time limits so consult an attorney in your city to find out what they...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): My son cut his eye on a chair at mcdonalds, personal injury lawyer, personal injury attorney
personal injury lawyer, personal injury attorney, dozen requests: Dear Brittany, I am Morgan Jacobsen, a personal injury attorney at www.SettlementCentral.Com Since Dr. Settlement is down and out for last week and this week, I have been asked to take over his service here so that will not have to wait any longer. ...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Whiplash, personal injury attorney, small claims court
personal injury attorney, small claims court, max limit: You didn t mention what the medical bills were and I would like to see the notes of your doctor regarding severity. So, I can t say what the case is worth but you can do one of two things. Sue the other driver in Small Claims Court for the max amount allowed,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): walmart parking lot sign poles, parking lot sign, walmart parking lot
parking lot sign, walmart parking lot, sign poles: Hi Tank, When I read this question I was considerring merely blowing it off because without seeing the actual pictures of the location of those poles I have no idea why they seem to be so invisible to the unwary driver and are the cause of so much damage....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Accident at School, legitimate excuse, accident report
legitimate excuse, accident report, wet floor: Dear Jim, It is always tough to see our little guys get hurt. But that is part of growing up I think: learning the consequences of failing to watch where you walk, or hurrying when you should be walking. You should be able to get the accident report...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): AirBags Deployed, auto repair facility, ammt
auto repair facility, ammt, ed smith: Not to my knowledge. A total loss occurs when the ammt it costs to repair the car is more than the Bluebook (Fair Mkt Value) of the car. The individual can usually choose whatever auto repair facility they want to fix the car. Good Luck, Ed Smit...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Auto accident and underinsured motorist, medical insurance company, auto isurance
medical insurance company, auto isurance, policy declarations: Mat: You want the insurance company to put into writing what their insured s policy limits are. You want them to have their insured sign and affidavit that he does not have any other insurance that would cover your loss. The also want the insurance company...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): attack, depression meds, personal injury attorney
depression meds, personal injury attorney, pain meds: It will be very very difficult to recover from Walmart as they fight almost every case. I feel it s likely your case will need to go to a jury. You need to have a top personal injury attorney involved that is willing to take on Walmart in a negligent security...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): broken, jagged exercise equip & injury, jerry snyder, location comments
jerry snyder, location comments, time jerry: Jerry, I don t know what the law is in Penn or what public agencies would apply pressure. My experience in California, is that public agencies are staffed by ex-members of the industries they purport to regulate. Your best bet may be a local expose TV...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Child kicked at recess maliciously by student with black belt, breaking his thumb, problem child, legal actions
problem child, legal actions, black belt: Carol, First off, the police should have been called. You have a potential claim against the boy and possibly his parents depending on your State law. In some states, parents are responsible up to a certain amount of damages for intentional acts of...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): child sick because of hotel pool, personal injury attorney, bacteria infection
personal injury attorney, bacteria infection, swimmers ear: Since the evidence seems fairly clear that the infections came from the pool, you have a good case of negligence against the hotel. Here is what you do: Because one case alone is not very valuable (assuming the kids all recover quickly), no lawyer is interested...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Fall @ LAX, soft tissue injuries, brusies
soft tissue injuries, brusies, statutes of limitations: Tough case. If you only have soft tissue injuries most attorney s will not take the case. These are very difficult cases that usually cost lots of money to have a shot at it. Be aware there are short statutes of limitations (Time limits) as wll as filing...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Felony DUI Minor, accident occured, medical property
accident occured, medical property, minor question: Dana: The restitution debt will belong to your son. You cannot be made to pay his restitution. The injured person is the one that must put on the evidence of his claim. But at this type of restitution hearing he is not going to have to work very hard...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): fall, s dixon, two thousand dollars
s dixon, two thousand dollars, dental bills: First, why do you feel it was your neighbors fault that your daughter fell? If they didn t do anything wrong they have no liability? Second, even if they did, the demand needs to go to their insurance company to evaluate not to them. Ask them the name and...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Im wondering, raileys, second opinion
raileys, second opinion, coincidence: What a coincidence. I work in Sacramento as well. It sounds like you sustained quite a serious injury. I don t know all the facts about your case, but it is certainly worth getting a second opinion on, except your attorney s opinion. If you would like...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Injury at Disney, disney resort, orthopedist
disney resort, orthopedist, weak spot: Just because Disney said to submit the bills does not mean that they will pay. YOU NEED TO CONTACT AN ATTORNEY IN CA OR FL (depending on where it was at Disneyland or Disneyworld you did not say) BUT CALL AN ATTORNEY RIGHT AWAY!!! Do this immediately as...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): No Injury No damage, ed smith, ammount
ed smith, ammount, case report: Chances are she may make a claim for slight injuries and your insurance company will pay her off. Your rates may go up a slight ammount for a few years depending on your state and insurer. Alternatively, she may not make any claim at all. I wouldn t...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Medical Lien Demand for Arbitration, subrogation claim, personal injury attorney
subrogation claim, personal injury attorney, kaiser group: Hi Christine, I am Morgan Jacobsen, a personal injury attorney at www.SettlementCentral.Com I will answer your question inasmuch as Dr. Settlement has had an unfortunate hospitalization and emergency surgery, and he will not be back for a couple of...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Mother's slip & fall accident, torn acl, handi cap
torn acl, handi cap, knee replacement: so many variables come into play when calculating the value of a settlement. it is only a guess on my part. but, to entertain your question, i would say 35,000 if no surgery, 65,000 if she had arthroscopic surgery. again, this is just a guess, and a general...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Must I notify health care provider of legal settlement?, health care provider, special damages
health care provider, special damages, subway station: more likely then not, you are required, under your contract with your healthcare provider to inform them of a 3rd party claim. they idea, is that they will put a lien on your settlement, and request the money back at the conclusion of your case, BUT, the party...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): PEDESTRAIN HIT BY AUTOMOBILE, letter in the mail, ed smith
letter in the mail, ed smith, owners insurance: If the pedestrian was injured, she will usually sue the owner of the car as well as the operator. If he was driving the car with the permission of the owner, your fiance should usually be covered as well as a permissive user. The owners insurance will cover...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Personal Injury Claim in Texas, numbness in arms, c spine
numbness in arms, c spine, general damages: Sorry about the delay, but thanks for the additional information. From the information that you have given me, it does not appear that there is much question of liability. As such, the 3rd party insurance should be responsible for the damages that you have...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Personal injury/insurance, personal injury insurance, wc claim
personal injury insurance, wc claim, insurance question: DO = Doctor of Osteopathy (not a true MD, not an orthopedist) PT = Physical Therapist DC = Doctor of Chiropractic Yes, I think you should deal with the insurance company for the at fault driver. That is the only option where you can claim general damages...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Settlement, personal injury attorney, personal injury expert
personal injury attorney, personal injury expert, juris doctor: Hi From New Jersey, I am Morgan Jacobsen, a personal injury attorney at www.SettlementCentral.Com I will answer your question inasmuch as Dr. Settlement has had an unfortunate hospitalization and emergency surgery, and he will not be back for a couple...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip & Fall, small claims court, laundry facility
small claims court, laundry facility, apartment complexes: If they were negliget in keeping the sprinklers on and letting water accumulate they have some liability. That doesn t mean that you won t be partially at fault as well...they will undoubtedly say you weren t watching where you were going. If its just a...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip n' Fall in LA, glendale restaurant, dinner drinks
glendale restaurant, dinner drinks, burden of proof: Ericka, slip and fall cases are very difficult to prove. The club is only responsible if they had notice the spill was there for some time and did not clean it up. THis is a question of proof and you have the burden of proof. Most attorney s will not get...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Statue of limitations in TN, personal injury claim, statue of limitations
personal injury claim, statue of limitations, statute of limitations: If the Statute of Limitations is one year, that means one year from the date of the accident. Sending bills, talking on the phone, sending letters etc. does not stop the clock. Only the filing of a lawsuit does that. In other words, you have to settle or...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Structured Settlement Annuity from on job accident ?, structured settlement annuity, us postal service
structured settlement annuity, us postal service, legal obligation: Hi Raymond, if there was a certain time before due date and the AIG checks were in fact mailed on that date then AIG is doing nothing wrong. Check to see if the check dates reflect that the checks were printed 3 days before the payable date and made payable...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall, lateral release, knee replacement
lateral release, knee replacement, slip and fall: Sorry, I really cant tell you what the value is, as the value of a case is a complex calculation. You must have faith in your attorney, and if you do not, you can change attorneys at any time, with no additional legals fees to you. consult another attorney...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): subrogation, subro, apparent damage
subro, apparent damage, subrogation: You must ask for copies of a paid bill. do not offer any money until you are satisfied that the bill for damage to the other car is fair, and marked paid. Also, you might allege that the car in front stopped short or had some fault (iff possible) to reduce...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): 1 Acre pond, unfenced., installing a fence, attractive nuisance
installing a fence, attractive nuisance, acre pond: First the easy question. The law does not require anyone to report anything to their insurance company. If they don t however, they run the risk of having a claim arise and find out they are not covered because they failed to inform their insurance carrier....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): 2 year old got injured with a bathroom door at McDonalds, pain and suffering, store management
pain and suffering, store management, toe nail: Unless there is a fracture, not much of a case there. There had to be some sort of defect, If there was not a defect (the door merely swung open) I think it would be a tough case. You are always welcome to bring a claim against McDonalds and see what happens,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): accident, yogart, pain and suffering
yogart, pain and suffering, meiers: Hi there, A bruise is generally not worth much money, as it heals and has no residual affect. You might want to gather all your medical records, send them to Meijers Insurance company and see if they will pay. If it is only a bruise..i would ask for $5,000...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): accident, elevator doors, service elevator
elevator doors, service elevator, comp insurance: Hi Walter, if you did not suffer any sort of injury that is worth the effort then why sue? This would be a frivilous lawsuit and would lead to complications because if your Worker s Comp insurance company found out about it then they would exert a lien...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): elevator accident, elevator doors, elevator accident
elevator doors, elevator accident, service elevator: you will only be able to file a claim for negligence, if you sustained an injury. if you sustained an injury that is minor, you may be entitled to a small settlement. of course, if your injuries are deemed to be permanent, you will get a larger settlement....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Fall Injury, medpay, fault insurance
medpay, fault insurance, tight budget: Larry, I am sorry to hear about your mother. KFC is only responsible for dangerous conditions and failure to take precautions against those conditions. A curb is open and obvious and it may be difficult for your mother to recover anything. KFC had...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Future lost wages, personal injury attorney, lingual nerve
personal injury attorney, lingual nerve, undergraduate plans: Thanks for the greetings and well-wishes, Scott. I will pass them along to Dr. Settlement. I agree with the comments about the insurance industry. But then look at the speeches given by politicians who are the pawns of the insurance industry pushing so-called...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Kitchen celing and light fixture falling on me, faulty pipes, upper floors
Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Kitchen celing and light fixture falling on me, faulty pipes, upper floors, bathtub

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Kitchen celing and light fixture falling on me, bizarre accident, kitchen light
bizarre accident, kitchen light, light fixture: You could sue the person who left the water on, which was negligence. But was it foreseeable that it would cause a bizarre accident where your light fixture falls on you? Must be a foreseeable type of accident for the negligent person to be held legally...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Med Mal Date of Discovery law, medical malpractice lawyer, discovery rule
medical malpractice lawyer, discovery rule, discovery law: If you have a strong case in terms of liability (the chiro did some adjustment that was absolutely wrong to do and therefore negligent) and there is causation (what he did wrong was the actual cause of a major injury) and you have big damages (serious long...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Medical records, lost wages, eyesight problems, bad eyesight
eyesight problems, bad eyesight, premise liability: If you want to settle the case on your own and directly with the store and its insurance company, yes, you need to authorize release of all records even back 5 years. Why? Because they won t agree to settle until they know you don t have any or had any medical...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Personal Injury Law, texas motor speedway, 3rd party insurance
texas motor speedway, 3rd party insurance, personal injury law: Based on what you have said you probably should consult with a lawyer soon. I understand that you do not have medical insurance, but if you are in pain or believe that you have been injured you should seek medical attention without delay. The reason I say...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Personal Injury - Legal negligence, legal negligence, walmart
legal negligence, walmart, hospital bills: You gave me no facts about the accident and why you fell and got hurt. Just because you fall in a store does not mean the store is responsible for your injuries or that they owe you anything. Since the lawyers took the case, I presume they saw some liability...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): proof of airbag's failure to deploy, accident recreation, mercedes benz
accident recreation, mercedes benz, sorry to hear about your loss: Sorry to hear about your loss. You would need to hire an engineer who would examine the vehicle, and testify that the airbag was defective. but, beyond that, you would also have to hire an accident recreation expert, and medical expert, who would have to testify...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): proof of airbag's failure to deploy, mercedes benz, taking your time
mercedes benz, taking your time, rescuer: No problem, sorry for the delay. I am sorry to here about this very unfortunant situation. Does your friend have an attorney? Please let me know, because if so, it may be improper for me to provide any advice, even if only of a general nature. ~scott ...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): proof of airbag's failure to deploy, mercedes benz, faulty design
mercedes benz, faulty design, fact pattern: jiyoung kim The question that you are asking is much to complex and far beyond the scope of this service. First you will need to get a really experienced attorney that believes in the case. Proving this type of fact pattern can be very expense. You...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): prrof of airbag's failure to deploy, prrof, mercedes benz
prrof, mercedes benz, ed smith: There are two defendants to move against. The bus company and possibly the manufacturer of the car or the airbag manufacturer. Much depends on the police report and the testimony of witnesses. What city and state does your friend live in? This is really...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and Fall, attorney client relationship, photo evidence
attorney client relationship, photo evidence, potomac mills: Hello, Generally, slip and fall cases are hard to prove up, depending on the jurisdiction you will need to be able to establish what kind of visitor you were to this particular place and depending on that, what duty of care that the premise owed to you...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip & Fall at Nursing Home, bone growth stimulator, ankle fusion
bone growth stimulator, ankle fusion, bone graft: Simple answer is, don t settle anything until you know the full extent of your injury. Sounds like you need MRI at the least, maybe more surgery, who knows. Imagine if you needed more surgery, never recovered to the point where you were prior to the fall,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): settlement of a claim for injury and negligence, malpractice case, nuisance value
malpractice case, nuisance value, pain and suffering: you certainly have time and the right to call the attorney representing the estate of your mother and have him explain to you why you should accept the settlement. You don t want to walk away from this matter and continue to have questions. Call the lawyer...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall, disney security, dizziness and headaches
disney security, dizziness and headaches, california adventure: It s possible, but on balance I think it would be a very very tough case. First, she said she just slipped and didn t say on water. Second, you have no photos of the condition. Third, she s only six and her recollection will be questioned, esp with a head...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall, lateral meniscus tear, maximum medical improvement
lateral meniscus tear, maximum medical improvement, hotel marriott: Eric, It is a little hard to follow your narrative without punctuation, however, I think you are asking when you should settle. You can reach MMI (maximum medical improvement) with RSD as well as with the lateral meniscus tear. I suggest you wait until...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall, brain contusion, inch scar
brain contusion, inch scar, broken ribs: Slip and fall cases are tough cases in every state. I d suggest your husband get an estimate of what it would cost to improve the scarring by plastic surgery. Then you can add that ammt to the 10K in bills so far. If you can get twice the total meds plus...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall accident and predestrain accident, headaches and dizziness, personal injury attorney
headaches and dizziness, personal injury attorney, medical care costs: Do you think there is any way to guarantee the safety of shoppers in a parking lot? Of course not. There will always be inattentive drivers and there is nothing a shopping center can do about that. As long as the parking lot and adjoining roads are designed...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Unleashed Dogs Scare Elderly Woman, leash law, two dogs
leash law, two dogs, ed smith: They d need to be hard up as Small Claims limits are $7500 in this state and its unlikely she has damages anywhere near approaching this. I d say the case has a value between $250 and $1500 from what you ve told me. I do think you have potential liability...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): 2 year old Daughters finger amputated from fall at walmart, finger amputation, accident occured
finger amputation, accident occured, plastic surgen: I would be interested in seeing the Walmart report. Just out of curiosity. Nothing in it for me. You can fax it to 805-965-6156 or e-mail attachment of course. If the report looks good in terms of liability of the store, then I could shop around for a good...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Airbag Failure to Deploy, muscle strains, fractured ribs
muscle strains, fractured ribs, 2002 dodge intrepid: Hi Again: This is Ed Smith again, can you please send me your telephone number again privately to ed@autoaccident.com as the attorney who tried to call you said the number he had called did not work this morning. Thanks, Ed Smith 800-404-5400...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Auto Accident, acciden, ed smith
acciden, ed smith, auto accident: If the estimate is reasonable, I would just pay it. Asking her to get a second estimate is just an invitation for her to open a claim with your insurance. If that happens your son s insurance is likely to go sky high. I d do what I could to pay a reasonable...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Auto Accident: Drunk Driving, personal injury suit, accident report
personal injury suit, accident report, drunk driver: By opening a personal injury suit I presume you mean just a claim with your insurance company. If the accident report concludes that the accident was solely the fault of the drunk driver, I can t imagine why she would sue you and certainly no attorney...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): airbag did not deploy, product liability cases, back strains
product liability cases, back strains, neck strains: Hi Naweed, your best bet is to contact an Attorney who practices in Personal Injury Law only and handles Product Liability cases. He or she can quickly determine if there were any other cases involving that year, make and model BMW to see if in fact the...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): airbags, ford f150, ed smith
ford f150, ed smith, chiro: UNfortunately, probably nothing. Airbags are not designed to deploy in every accident..usually only in front to front impacts. And suits against manufacturers of cars or airbags are not economically feasible unless the injuries suffered are much more serious...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): auto injury, personal injury lawyer, negligent entrustment
personal injury lawyer, negligent entrustment, medical context: You should find out what kind of insurance that the owner and driver had. State laws vary but there will certainly be some medical coverage, probably $2,000 to $5,000. Then, if the driver had his own insurance, and you have serious injuries, his/her insurance...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Bike Accident, personal injury attorney, dislocated wrist
personal injury attorney, dislocated wrist, case time: That s a tough one. You might possibly have a case against the city however mud might not be something they have a responsibility to do something about. You must file an official Claim Form with the City and then later file a Complaint in Court if you pursue...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Car Accident TX, tendon rupture, foot surgeon
tendon rupture, foot surgeon, fault insurance: Kimberly, I am sorry to here about what happened. Sounds painful and very unfortunant. First of all, have you been in contact at all with the at fault party s insurance company? Have they tried to contact you? Are they disputing liability? Why did the at...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): demand letter MVC, granite rocks, insurance payment
granite rocks, insurance payment, demand letter: Nikki Yes. Way too low. But if you are representing yourself I have no idea what kind of settlement you will be able to get. I expect that an attorney could settle your case for allot more than what you are demanding, if there is ample insurance coverage....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Empolyee Accident, contusions, dirty water
contusions, dirty water, tailbone: Your course of action depends on which State you are in but in all likelihood, your legal remedy is to file a Worker s Compensation claim. That will pay for all the medical costs and temporary disability pay. I don t see any negligence liability of the owner...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): injury at outlet mall
Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): injury at outlet mall

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and Fall, critcism
Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and Fall, critcism

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): SRS -Toyota camary fail to deploy, air bag, deploy
Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): SRS -Toyota camary fail to deploy, air bag, deploy, sterling

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): fall in the casino, spill water, wet floor
spill water, wet floor, casino management: Of course you can sue a casino but it is very difficult. They are the target of bogus suits all the time so they really have to fight most of them very hard. So, were there witnesses to the accident? Was it reported to the casino management and was it investigated....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): falling while pregnant -slippery floor, fetal monitor, slippery floor
fetal monitor, slippery floor, pool area: They are responsible only if they were negligent. It is not necessarily negligent for you not to be looking down, but what did you fall over? Was there something on the floor or was the floor wet? Did they know the floor was wet or had something on it? ...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Glass fell on me from San Antonio Hyatt, grand hyatt, falling glass
grand hyatt, falling glass, hotel pool: I am sorry that it has taken a while to answer your question. Have you sought legal advice? If not, I would be happy to give you some information. Have you received additional medical treatment? Please provide additional details, and I would be happy to assist....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Head Trauma at Hotel, severe head trauma, grand mal seizure
severe head trauma, grand mal seizure, traumatic brain injury: Natalie, I must note that i am a lawyer licensed in Texas and D.C., not Florida. That being said, I am not well versed in Florida law related to this matter. However, generally speaking, in a personal injury situation such as this, you are entitled...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Hi, personal injury attorney, sticky juice
personal injury attorney, sticky juice, store management: Hi A.J., why not find out more about your wife s injury and what sort of relief the store is willing to give you before running to an Attorney? Accidents such as this are hard to prove without a witness that had been shopping in the store for a period ot...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Incompetent Personal Injury Attorney, public transit system, personal injury attorney
public transit system, personal injury attorney, cumming ga: If an accident CAUSED the death, it is possible to sue for wrongful death. Based on what you told me, however, it seems that it would be very difficult to get a Dr. to say the accident caused her death or was a substantial factor in causing her death. Other...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Incompetent Personal Injury Attorney, public transit system, personal injury attorney
public transit system, personal injury attorney, unfinished buisness: Need way more information to answer your question. What was the cause of the accident? Was she on the public transit or perhaps in a car hit by the public transit, or perhaps a pedestrian? Did the investigation determine the public transit was at fault? How...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Insurance Company delay, wc claim, faith issues
wc claim, faith issues, bad faith: It depends solely on the laws in the State in which you are getting the workers compensation coverage. Some states allow for bad faith, however, many states do not. I suggest you contact an attorney in your state who deals with insurance bad faith issues....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): injuries / settlement ,worth, soft tissue injury, ground ems
soft tissue injury, ground ems, personal injury attorney: Come on sir. 100k to millions for a sore neck from soft tissue injures, no serious injuries after view by MRI, 3 months physical therapy? Sounds to me like the amount of your medical bills plus maybe $3,000 to $5,000. What does your plan about a 429 have...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): back injury, dollarstore, ed smith
dollarstore, ed smith, chiropractor: It is questionable if the store is negligent, and it does not sound like you have a serious injury, thankfully. You might ask the store if they have medical pay insurance so you can see a chiropractor for your back. Good Luck, Ed Smith Sacramento,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): injury at outlet mall, personal injury attorney, work accident
personal injury attorney, work accident, pa attorney: You must have a PA attorney because the jurisdiction for the case is where the accident happened. Probably no harm done speaking with the adjuster as long as you didn t give him any amunition to say it was your own fault or that you had injuries from elsewhere....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): medical bills, appedicitis, proper medication
appedicitis, proper medication, medical judgment: I guess this means you don t have any medical insurance. If you did, the insurance company would have no problem covering ALL of the costs, even if things were over-diagnosed in the beginning and the medical problem could have, ideally, been handled at lower...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Premisis Liability Claim, kiddie pool, rehearsal dinner
kiddie pool, rehearsal dinner, witness statements: Hi again Brenda, why not send in a notice of intent to make claim letter via certificate mail registered receipt requested and include all of the particulars, copies of bills, a written explanation of where, when, how the accident occured etc. That way they...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): question about medical suits, malpractice case, double dose
malpractice case, double dose, google: I don t blame you for being upset and a mistake like they made is really not forgivable. You did not say what kind of shot it was. It should be a simple matter to find out if a double dose could be of any harm. I doubt it. It might just give her double protection...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Rear End, reckless driving, medical bills
reckless driving, medical bills, insurance company: Jay If the car behind you had come to a complete stop and was pushed into you, the fault is with the car that hit car two and pushed car two into you. What the insurance people will try to find out is did car to hit you first and then get pushed into...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Safety and Procedures response to Personal Injury, liability suit, taking medicine
liability suit, taking medicine, booster seat: I know you are upset and hurting from this accident but really, you expect far too much. These Applebee employees are usually very young, usually minimum wage, and entry level. They have not received training in CPR, first aid, or anything of the kind. Certainly...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and Fall, wet floor, nuisance value
wet floor, nuisance value, case worth: What makes you think they will give you a number ? The mere fact that someone falls in a market doesn t mean the store is liable/responsible and even if they are, they are likely to defend against any such claims unless the injured party is willing to accept...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and fall accident, grass sign, personal injury firms
grass sign, personal injury firms, small claims court: This would be a very weak case of liability of the homeowner. Firstly, there is certainly nothing wrong with watering the lawn or perhaps it was wet from rain. In any event, the owner of the property does not have a duty to keep the grass dry or to put up...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip in shower at home, severe back injury., spinal decompression, bulging disks
spinal decompression, bulging disks, disability insurance: Wow, I have fielded thousands of personal injury questions but this one in unique. Technically, if you are tenants in the house, I guess you might have a cause of action against the owner but, whether you are a new guest or long time tenant, the owner is not...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slipping on a wet floor, small claims court, business establishments
small claims court, business establishments, wet floor: Certainly not enough in the way of damages to interest a lawyer in taking the case and I doubt it is worth your time even in Small Claims Court, fortunately for you and your daughter. Most business establishments have an insurance policy to pay for any out...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): SRS -Toyota camary fail to deploy, toyota camry 2007, toyota camry
toyota camry 2007, toyota camry, side air bags: Without serious and permanent injuries cases against Toyota would be almost impossible to pursue becasuse of the costs. The costs in proving an airbag deployment case will often exceed 100K. Toyota will claim that airbags are not designed to get set off...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Staying Home for the day, child neglect, age restriction
child neglect, age restriction, sleep time: Any laws on the subject would be particular to whatever State you live in but obviously, it would be difficult if not ill-advised for there to be a law specifying the age of children, the hours they can be left alone, etc. All States have laws against child...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip &fall, furniture department, ed smith
furniture department, ed smith, injury attorney: These are very very tough cases. In most states the store is not responsible for you fall unless they knew or should have known the substance was there. I d suggest you talk to an experienced injury attorney in Texas as soon as possible to see if you have...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall, lawyer referral information service, lawyer lawyer
lawyer referral information service, lawyer lawyer, finding a lawyer: IN an injury case there are tweo main things that also must be proved, liability and damages. Sometimes the problem with slip and fall cases is that liability can be difficult to prove in premise liabilty cases. In addition, while injuring a nerve or...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip in fall, medical bill, warning signs
medical bill, warning signs, whopper: It might be a good case if you had witnesses, you reported the accident to the manager immediately, and you have witnesses or evidence that the floor was wet long enough for them to know about it and correct it. I presume there were no warning signs. So if...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip & fall at mall, negligence law, work accident
negligence law, work accident, accident report: Hi Lori, a matter such as this could be venued in several places depending upon the actual owner of the property where you fell. If the store owns it and does business in New York State then you would be able to sue in N.Y.S. If they only do business in...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Trip & Fall @ WalMart, bulging disks, bug sprays
bulging disks, bug sprays, excrutiating pain: Cindy: For WalMart to be liable for your injuries, you injuries must be a result of their negligence. My first inclination would be to say that they are not. Your description sounds like something large, that is very open and obvious, that you were aware...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Carl's Jr. personal injury, california san francisco, dental costs
california san francisco, dental costs, trip to mexico: Hi, Shawn. I don t think it s necessary to have a bone in order to prove your injury and damages although it would be helpful. I am an attorney in California (San Francisco). If you would like to discuss this further, let me know. Thanks, Arkady...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Constructive notice?, breach of duty, first failure
breach of duty, first failure, premises liability: Hi John, Your examples are EACH ALONE sufficient proof that a land owner or occupier should have known that the property was in a dangerous condition. The duty of such a person is to make such inspections as a reasonable person would make in similar circumstances....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Contingent attorney fee?, contingency fee, party carrier
contingency fee, party carrier, books and tv: Hi JB, Yes, the attorney is CORRECT: the client MUST pay all of the costs. Otherwise, the state bar association can sanction her. I am not sure of the true basis of those rules, but perhaps here is why. Maybe they were adopted because the society does...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): customer slip and fall, caution wet floor sign, small business owner
caution wet floor sign, small business owner, ammt: Hard to answer this question in the abstract. If you had the sign large enough and in a proper position to see easily seen and if the fall just recently happened you may be protected. On the other hand, in serious injury cases like this, the adaquacy of...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Deterioration prove notice & demand package?, premise liability, dangerous condition
premise liability, dangerous condition, liability matters: George: The easy answer to your first question is no, it may be evidence that tends to indicate notice, but it is not necessarily proof. Since you are asking about notice I will assume this is a premise liability matter. Like a fall on private property....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Why would defendant not voluntarily participate in lawsuit?, broken bones, own insurance
broken bones, own insurance, interrogatories: Since I am not involved with the case, I can only speculate based on the information you provide. Sounds like you have a motivated attorney so really, he is the one to ask. However, I think your intuition is probably correct. The owner is not cooperating for...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): old navy, clear indicators, cognitive ability
Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): old navy, clear indicators, cognitive ability, honest answer

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Giving an affidavit of assets to Ins co.??, head of houshold, single mom
head of houshold, single mom, accident 2: Give them the declaration of assets they want. The chances are 1000 to one they would sue someone with your low income...they are looking for people with a lot of money!! Your insurance company cannot just fail to defend you. They have an abligation to...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Giving an affidavit of assets to Ins co.??, head of houshold, single mom
head of houshold, single mom, accident 2: It will never happen when they learn you are a single mom on a shoestring. There is no point to them suing because they won t get the insurance money until the case is over. Just won t happen. Theorectically, they could sue, your ins provided lawyer defends...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): gross or net medical billings used in demand letter?, collateral source rule, subrogation claim
collateral source rule, subrogation claim, impact trauma: Hi Mary, You will always claim the actual GROSS billing -- BEFORE ANY DISCOUNTS---assuming that your doctors will testify that the charges are BOTH reasonable and necessary as a consequence of the impact trauma your body suffered. The tortfeasor does...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Injured my a WalMart employee, general damages, residual problems
general damages, residual problems, ankle area: Sounds like a sprained ankle. I would make sure Walmart has a claim file open. Tell Walmart she is still treating, if they ask. You don t want to even think about settling the claim until you know how long it will take for her to recover 100%. It could take...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Injury- Lowes, state ed, ed smith
state ed, ed smith, time limits: Possibly Jeffery. Stacked Merchandise cases are very difficult however and they rarely settle easily. If you need surgery you probably will need an attorney. Let me know if I can help. There are short time limits to file suit in every state. Ed...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): insurance company delay in settling, regional pain syndrome, continuous medical care
regional pain syndrome, continuous medical care, target store: Hi Theresa, You hit on the main reason for delay: the insurance companies know that they can do better in getting a lower settlement if they can screw the victims by delaying and getting them in what you called a desperate situation . But there is another...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): involved in an accident in NY, unlicensed driver, insurance coverage
unlicensed driver, insurance coverage, insurance companies: I don t know the law in NY but assuming it is like CA, my answer would be this: having a license or not having a license is not that thing that determines responsibility for the accident. Whether you have on or not, the facts of the accident, who caused it,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Lawsuit cash advance? -- ATTORNEY UNRESPONSIVE, high risk loan, tort victims
high risk loan, tort victims, personal injury protection: Hi John, The insurance industry LOVES victims with no money. They know that you will cave in and accept a lesser settlement than you deserve. Hence, they WILL NOT pay any medical specials or wage losses up front. They WANT you to suffer and to be desperate...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Medical Bill's, good neighbor, tortfeasor
good neighbor, tortfeasor, pain and suffering: Hi Lashanda, NO, the tortfeasor s insurer is under NO OBLIGATION to prepay your medical costs as you go along. You must communicate with the doctors in writing if you have no insurance and offer them an irrevocable lien. The tortfeasor s insurer COULD...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): old navy, first aid kit, negligent supervision
first aid kit, negligent supervision, old navy: I think I answered this question already. If not, here it is again. Unless there was some defect or problem with the door, I don t see any liability by Old Navy. What did they do to cause the accident? Any door has a gap at the bottom that a small child could...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Premises Liability, premises liability, post concussive syndrome
premises liability, post concussive syndrome, fall accidents: Hi Susan, Your injury sounds painful and disruptive of your vacation, but it does not sound very difficult in terms of pain and long term suffering. I would surely push for a recovery against the hotel for both the pain and the vacation lost. But as for...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): pushed, caution tape, pillers
caution tape, pillers, medical coverage: If you have no other source of coverage for the ER visit, you might ask the apt. owner if they have medical coverage in their insurance policy. I assume they do. Coverage applies regardless of fault. But I don t know if it is worth the hassle to you and if...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and Fall, pinched nerve, trauma patient
pinched nerve, trauma patient, x rays: First question I have is, do you really want to SUE your landlord? That will strain relations for sure. Up to you to decide but assuming you have been living there for a while and knew how that puddle would form, it s not much of a case. You knew about the...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and Fall, premises liability, liability law
premises liability, liability law, duty of care: Hi Isabel, You have two ways to show negligence against the hotel. First is that they made the floor too slippery with marble polished to a shine. Second is that they should have foreseen slipping and therefore made the sink more stable against someone...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and Fall at restaurant, doctor tomorrow, accident report
doctor tomorrow, accident report, slip and fall: Dear CJ, Get to a doctor ASAP. Even if they do not ever admit liability, you will be able to get your medical bills paid. Plus, why suffer in pain? Why wait until the swelling goes down and there is no proof of your pain? I am answering this quickly...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slammed into with shopping cart at grocery store, medical release form, small claims court
medical release form, small claims court, insurance adjuster: Hi bre bre, I imagine that the Attorneys you contacted do not feel that contusions constitute a serious injury and that is why they are choosing not to take the case on behalf of your daughter. After the investigation is over you will know what course of...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall, premises liability, fall accidents
premises liability, fall accidents, rain water: Hi Patty, I have no idea whether or not the school is liable. Here is the basic rule regarding premises liability claims. There is no automatic liability against a land owner, business, or school; one has to show negligence on their part. Premises...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall on city property, urgent care center, polished concrete floor
urgent care center, polished concrete floor, stock letter: Govt entities routinely deny claims without a whole lot of investigation. As you know, you have a tough case because you do not know how you fell and failed to report it at the time. I d seek the advice of a local attorney experienced in these cases....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Trip & fall situation, courthouse steps, trip fall
courthouse steps, trip fall, ed smith: Difficult if not impossible to say. Adjusters generally have no authority whatsoever....in other words, whether she makes an offer or not and how much if anything will be determined by a computer program NOT by her decision. You will just need to wait and...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): update re: WHAT IS THE CORRECT PROCEDURE.., district court administrator, local court procedures
district court administrator, local court procedures, court bailiff: Thanks for your kind remarks, Patricia. They will surely test you with a motion for summary judgment. That means that given all due consideration to all of your facts, there is no issue of material fact of record upon which you can make out proof of a...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Vons Accident, premises liability, fall accidents
premises liability, fall accidents, every fifteen minutes: Hi Nathan, You do not have to prove HOW the egg got on the floor. But you DO have to prove that Vons was negligent for failing to notice the egg and clean it up. One way to prove that is if there were a lot of shopping cart tracks spreading the egg out....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): WC Checks, initial check, c board
initial check, c board, 10 months: Hi Nick, yes it is legal for the W.C. carrier to stop payments before they have you examined by their Dr. unless they were mandated to continue payments by a W.C. Judge. If they were mandated then they would have to continue paying while appealing the decision...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): AirBags not being deployed, brain injury, ed smith
brain injury, ed smith, left eye: Chad, investigate that Blue light with an MD. Many times people suffer a brain injury and have similar symptoms. Unless you have a serious brain injury, however, its unlikely you will have a strong case. Airbags are not designed to go off in every single...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Auto accident, local injury attorney, lower back pain
local injury attorney, lower back pain, part time job: Chungtak: You did not say when this accident happened. I California there is a two year statute of limitations. That means that you have two years from the date of the accident to file a lawsuit against the person that hit you. If you fail to file a...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Car Accident, personal injury attorney, general damages
personal injury attorney, general damages, correct advice: Because you have a significant injury and liability of the driver seems clear, I am sure a NYC personal injury attorney would take your case. Go to a small firm, even a solo practitioner. Big firms will not want the case. The attorney will take care of everything....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Car accident---failed air bag claim?, product liability claim, product liability claims
product liability claim, product liability claims, emotional damage: Hi Elizabeth, I am sorry to hear of your husband s injuries. Plastic surgery insurance claims Dr. Settlement knows well, and I have represented a number of victims who have suffered life-long scarring. Let s hope that two things can happen for your husband....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Crushed leg-live in NY injury in GA hotel, sworn testimony, broken bones
sworn testimony, broken bones, georgia attorney: Hi Colleen, my sympathies to you for this horrendous injury. Let me begin by answering your question about hiring the Georgia Attorney. If this hotel was part of a chain that does business in New York then you could have sued them in New York State Supreme...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): class action law suit, class action lawsuit, patient notice
class action lawsuit, patient notice, claims administrator: Are you referring to the Vioxx settlement? If so, please so indicate and I can answer your questions since I have a few of those cases myself. Assuming it is Vioxx, the Claims Administrator office is processing claims as quickly as possible. Just be patient....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): cliam recovery, judgement proof, slippery road
judgement proof, slippery road, acident: Hi again Peet, you can see that I indeed have quite a bit of knowledge on this subject because I foresaw where this matter was going. The request for asset information was made by the other person s insurance company as is their right before they begin to...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): crush to right hand, crush injury, dominant hand
crush injury, dominant hand, compensation attorney: You need to get a Workers Compensation attorney immediately who can help you. They work on a percentage of the recovery. Yes, you can typically obtain a rating entitling you for future medicals and wage loss in valid cases. Additionally, depending on whether...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Daughter injures toe, lowes inc, lowe s
lowes inc, lowe s, toe nail: I can t possibly answer without knowing how the accident happened. Who caused the the stone to fall on her toe? Were you moving it around, was a store employee moving it around, was there an earthquake.....what? Just because this happened doesn t mean that...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Dental Malpractice, dental insurance coverage, medical malpractice attorney
dental insurance coverage, medical malpractice attorney, chronic dehydration: Yes, there definitely is such a cause of action. Seek out an experienced medical malpractice attorney to help evaluate your wife s case. Act quickly as each state has short time limits (Statutes of Limitations) that can bar the action of not filed on time....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): daughter fell at school & broke arm, flight of stairs, premises liability
flight of stairs, premises liability, passing time: Hi Lezlie, It is surely one of the toughest things as a parent to see our children suffer injuries. I hope that your sweetie heals up and is restored to good health with no lingering problems. In direct answer to your questions, (1) it is NOT too...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Fall at Disneyland, ed smith, disneyland
ed smith, disneyland, theme park: It sounds lie a tough case to me and the damages may not warrant a lawsuit. You might contact this firm who does a lot of this type of litigation. http://www.aitkenlaw.com/personal_injury/theme_park_litigation.html Good Luck, Ed Smith Sacramento,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Fell in parking lot, personal injury attorney, dangerous condition
personal injury attorney, dangerous condition, attorney staff: Shana: The simplest thing you can do is to consult a local, experienced personal injury attorney. If you choose to do this only consult an attorney who s initial consult is free, (most are) at a law office which will permit your consult to be with an attorney,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Fire lawyer, premise liability, concrete slab
premise liability, concrete slab, phone messages: Hi Dillon, You DO have the right to pick up your ENTIRE FILE, but here are the side topics you will want to know about. First, you likely do owe the attorney for any costs that he has incurred, such as copying charges for medical records, photos, and...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Car accident---failed air bag claim?, change of speed, drastic change
Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Car accident---failed air bag claim?, change of speed, drastic change, car company

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): fall at relatives home, front steps, collusion
front steps, collusion, insurance company: Depends on several things in my opinion. Firstly, do you actually have a case that the insurance company would honor? There would have to be some evidence (not just your say so) of negligence by the in-laws that caused you to fall. If you just stumbled...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): fall at walmart, personal injury attorney, glass dish
personal injury attorney, glass dish, knee problems: I can t give you a good idea of the value of the case without knowing her age, whether she had knee problems before, what damage was done to the knee, what kind of surgery she had, whether it is expected that she will make a full recovery, what if any disability...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): fall at walmart, slip and fall accidents, glass dish
slip and fall accidents, glass dish, management rep: Matt: If WalMart deals with you in good faith regarding your wive s injuries it will be the first time they have ever done so. When someone is seriously injured, as the surgery indicates your wife was, the WalMart claims/risk management rep has one goal,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Is something fishy going on?, muscle relaxers, maternity ward
muscle relaxers, maternity ward, neck profile: Hi Bee, Thanks for the nice comments in feedback. I appreciate that. As for the tile replacing the carpet, that COULD be considered something that was done to eliminate an obvious hazard. Maybe they had others trip on that carpet. As for the...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Giving asset affidavits (claim for policy limit of $100K), paint issues, neck injuries
paint issues, neck injuries, small car: I have been in the business since 1976 and I have never seen an insurance company pay 100K for a collision that caused no more than a little scratch to the vehicle. There must be something very unusual with the woman s medical situation. Don t bother sending...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Home owners association liability, attractive nuisance, common lake
attractive nuisance, common lake, umbrella policy: interesting question. Let s examine it this way. Let s say a child, god forbid, drowns in the lake. Family finds a lawyer to seek compensation based on negligence, that the lake was an attractive nuisance and should have been fenced off. The lawyer would certainly...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Injured at a restaurant, tetanus shot, tetnis
tetanus shot, tetnis, couple hours: John, I am not licensed to practice law in California and cannot provide you with legal advice for that reason. I suggest you get the medical treatment you would receive regardless of whether you have a claim. In other words, get a tetanus shot if you...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Injury to customer in Home Goods store, home goods store, urgent care center
home goods store, urgent care center, orthopedic specialist: Go see a doctor, preferably an orthopedic specialist or podiatrist as soon as possible. They are not going to send you to a doctor or even provide the name of a doctor and, at the outset, they will not pay for it either. You need to get examined and treated...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Injury to teacher (myself) by a student with autism, old young man, legal recourse
old young man, legal recourse, aggressive outbursts: I think you are entitled to not work in a situation where you are physically in danger. I suppose that your options are to contact your Teacher s Union and ask them to help or, file a complaint with the School Board or you could threaten the Administration...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): injured at Target, definition of negligence, massage client
definition of negligence, massage client, legal definition of negligence: They only owe you anything at all if this shelf corner presented a foreseeable risk of harm to customers and that they knew or should have known that it existed in the first place. That would be the legal definition of negligence leading to their liability....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): injury on a tour, tour organizers, cargo doors
tour organizers, cargo doors, ed smith: Possibly. This is a complex question. Depending on the facts, procedures followed and state law, either the tour arranger or the bus company or both may share some responsibility. Did your friend require surgery? If she needs a good lawyer in Minnesota,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): i am in pain now!, loss of earnings, meaningful answer
loss of earnings, meaningful answer, insurance co: you have provided me with no information at all regarding the accident or the injuries. Generally, they will come back in a couple of weeks with some offer, provided you have provided them with all documentation. I have no idea what your injuries are and therefore...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): personal injury, small claims court, reply letter
small claims court, reply letter, parental supervision: OK, you have an admission from the restaurant that the cut was caused by a nail and it was negligent for them to allow that as it is foreseable (the key element in a negligence case) that someone could be hurt. I just don t see the point in pursuing the...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): personal injury auto scam, suspicious person, degenerative disease
suspicious person, degenerative disease, dents and dings: Where do you start? You should already be deeply involved. The insurance company has long ago assigned lawyers to represent you and if the facts are as simple as you say, they will win the case at trial. Other factors depend on which State you are in. In most...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): racial slur in dept. store, intentional infliction of emotional distress, racial slur
intentional infliction of emotional distress, racial slur, infliction of emotional distress: There is no disagreement. If a customer is is being unruly, whether verbally or otherwise, security should be called and the party asked to leave. However, you can t expect some $10/hour security guard to act as a wise Judge and decide who started it, who...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Settlement Checks--ATTORNEY FEE negotiation, insurance claim settlements, state insurance commissioner
insurance claim settlements, state insurance commissioner, fee negotiation: Hi Stacy, First off, congratulations on getting a settlement; I hope it was a good one. Insurance claim settlements are Dr. Settlement s specialty, and I still get a thrill when the client gets JUST compensation for her injuries. But I also know the hassle...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and Fall at Target, traumatic brain injury, shakopee minnesota
traumatic brain injury, shakopee minnesota, loss of sleep: Hello again, Christine, Thank you for your kind remarks on the feedback forum. I appreciate that. NOW, go back and look at the answer I gave to you in which I told you the exact same things as that attorney, EXCEPT I ALSO TOLD YOU THAT YOU SHOULD...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and fall, liability insurance carrier, personal injury attorney
liability insurance carrier, personal injury attorney, torn acl: As with any injury in a business establishment, you need to have evidence that the business was negligent by not preventing or removing hazards to the patrons. You don t provide many details but the question here is, how long was the beer on the floor (did...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and fall in major Vegas casino, liquid spill, caution sign
liquid spill, caution sign, ft diameter: Unless you have a fracture or serious injury, my advice is to forget it. Slip and Fall cases are notoriously difficult. You need to prove either that the casino caused the condition or should have been aware of the condition. As you stated, maybe...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Subrogation/settlement, subrogation claim, legal principle
subrogation claim, legal principle, medical payments: I wasn t aware that suit had been filed so reference to Statute of Limitations does not apply. I think you may be confusing in your mind what you wanted to get out of your case verses what was actually reasonable under the circumstances of a prior back problem...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall, fractured coccyx, wanton disregard
fractured coccyx, wanton disregard, tort claim: Hi Stacy, I take it that the worker s comp claim is filed with your employer s coverage. Workers traded that sure system of compensation for any tort claim versus their employer when your state adopted the workers compensation system many years ago. ...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall, personal injury lawyer, two stairs
personal injury lawyer, two stairs, apartment owner: Pretty darn suspicious that he falls twice in two weeks, at least to the apartment owner and or the insurance company. If I were the ins. company I wouldn t pay anything for the second fall. Heck, your husband should have been more careful. I expect that the...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall do i need a lawyer?, local injury lawyer, s cafe
local injury lawyer, s cafe, ed smith: They may be liable depending on whether they knew or should have known of the presence of the water. Most lawyers will not take a soft tissue knee injury case. If your knee injury is not permanent your best bet may be to sue Mimi s in Small Claims Ct. Be...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): I slipped & fell in a grocery store..., contingent fee basis, knee xrays
contingent fee basis, knee xrays, soft tissue injury: You need to find out the nature and extent of your injury. An Emergency Room record saying fell, complains of pain, no fractures seen isn t worth much. For your own well being and the success of any claim you want to make against Walmart you need to see...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): sliup and fall, local injury attorney, dish soap
local injury attorney, dish soap, initial consultation: Tina Your sister most certainly has a potential case/claim. But the elements that make a slip and fall matter a good case or a bad case can be a bit technical. Your sister should contact an experienced local injury attorney. The initial consultation...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): spouse's injury, climbing down the ladder, hot water heater
climbing down the ladder, hot water heater, attic ladder: Hi Misty, It is surely difficult to see one s spouse injured so severely and then get such shabby treatment in both medical care AND compensation for the injuries. At www.SettlementCentral.Com bodily injury victims get first rate help to make a maximum...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Wal Mart slip & fall, fractured patella, knee immobilizer
fractured patella, knee immobilizer, personal injury attorney: How did you skip and fall? Wal-Mart is only responsible if they were negligent in some way. But...even if they are at fault.... Walmart will not settle with you for any fair amount. They are notorious for playing hardball. You need to find a really...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): What can I do?, compensation attorney, ed smith
compensation attorney, ed smith, x rays: Unfortunately, I know of no law that requires co-workers to seek aid in a situation like this...it;s the right thing to do, but ots not required by law to my knowledge. If the employer or his agents knew and failed to help, that is probably another story....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): 4 Car Collision - Am I Liable, texas statute of limitations, definition of negligence
texas statute of limitations, definition of negligence, default judgment: It looks like Texas statute of limitations for personal injury is 2 years. Can you be liable? Well, obviously I don t know all of the facts, so hard to tell. Possibly. Even if you were at a complete stop, maybe you were negligent (every s states definition...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Accident, pizza hut delivery, pizza deliveries
pizza hut delivery, pizza deliveries, personal injury law: James: You can only make a real claim for what it is that you lost. If you are able to work by changing your position that is what the law requires you to do. The fact that you have switched jobs does not mean you did not lose money. You don t make tips...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Accident at Wal-Mart, florida slip and fall lawyers, florida trip and fall lawyer
florida slip and fall lawyers, florida trip and fall lawyer, florida personal injury lawyer: Patrick, I can provide some suggestions for you to pursue. However, as I do not represent you, or know whether you are currently represented by an attorney, please consult with an attorney in your area to get more details on what your legal rights may be....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Automobile Accident, local injury attorney, left blinker
local injury attorney, left blinker, uninsured motorist coverage: If you were hurt and he was negligent, don t feel bad about making a claim. First, you will not be taking any of his money. It will all come from his insurance. If he doesn t have insurance, your car insurance will cover it through the uninsured motorist...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Automobile Accident Settlement Disbursement, auto insurance company, certified mail
auto insurance company, certified mail, dispersement: Hi Rah, Yes, you are correct; this is waaaaay too long for a disbursement. I would do two things ASAP. #1. Write a letter via certified mail. Tell the attorney to do these five things and to ensure she writes to you within two days of receipt of this...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): auto accident, medical transcriptionist, insurance adjuster
medical transcriptionist, insurance adjuster, neck shoulder: Kim - short answer is that you are getting a very bum deal. The first problem is that you are expecting them to be honest and upfront and fair just because you are. Sad to say - but that is not the way it works. The short answer is just go get a good lawyer....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): BBQ Restraunt slip, florida slip and fall lawyer, florida trip and fall lawyer
florida slip and fall lawyer, florida trip and fall lawyer, florida premises liability lawyer: I am an attorney in Florida, and I don t know Texas laws, but usually a slip and fall as you have described in Florida creates liability against the person that owns and/or maintains the property. Because of that, the BBQ Chain should be responsible for...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): car accident, liability litigation, mechanical failure
liability litigation, mechanical failure, dislocated shoulder: I m not sure because I don t know all of the facts. This would be a very complicated case requiring multiple experts. We d need to know first - why the airbag did not deploy (this certainly would be an answer open to much debate). Then, we d need to know...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): child injury at daycare center, malicious act, wrongful act
malicious act, wrongful act, simple answer: Marissa: The simple answer is yes. The type of action that you may be able to bring of have brought will depend on how the trauma occurred. IF it was the result of negligence on the part of the facility you can bring a civil action. If it was the...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): dental error, north carolina lawyer, jersey lawyer
north carolina lawyer, jersey lawyer, claims case: Most likely your dentist would have to be sued in New Jersey so best to hire a New Jersey Lawyer. You can hire a North Carolina lawyer if they are licensed in New Jersey, but you ll probably have to pay for their travel fees to New Jersey. That being said,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Fall At Costco, arbitration court, inversion table
arbitration court, inversion table, pain killers: I have no idea what an inversion table is but that probably does not matter. It sounds like a case of good liability. You don t give me enough info to have a guess as to the value of your case. What was the injury, what were the med bills, has the injury...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): FCE Exam, functional capacity evaluations, back surgeries
functional capacity evaluations, back surgeries, med tox: Don t take it personally. Unfortunately, Insurance companies imply in near every case that the injured party is lying. Here is some good information that may help your attorney discredit the FCE exam. http://www.med-tox.com/Functional_Capacity_Evaluations_FAQ.pdf...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): FELL AT APT COMPLEX, florida trip and fall lawyer, florida slip and fall lawyer
florida trip and fall lawyer, florida slip and fall lawyer, florida premises liability lawyer: Cathy, I can try to provide you with some helpful information about your fall, but please consult with an attorney in your area to determine whether you have a valid claim. Please also note there is a 4 year statute of limitations which applies to a slip...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Fell in restaurant at Gaylord Palms Resort, gaylord palms resort, slippery floor
gaylord palms resort, slippery floor, fall trip: I am a lawyer in Florida, but I need more information to be able to give you advice on how to proceed with your claim. Your attorney in Mass would also have to consent to me, or any other attorney in Florida, speaking to you while you are currently represented....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall herniated disk torn rotator cuff, workers comp insurance, resteraunt
Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall herniated disk torn rotator cuff, workers comp insurance, resteraunt, crazy person

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): fall due to hotel negligence, uneven pavement, concrete pavement
uneven pavement, concrete pavement, pain medication: Bend/ramp confuses me. 2 inches difference in level also does not give me a picture of the area. Over what length was there a 2 inch difference? Unless I can get a better description, I just can t give you a firm answer one way or the other. Generally...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): felony dui, breatherlizer, aa meetings
breatherlizer, aa meetings, guilty plea: Eddie: You are being charged with a felony!!! That means a 1st strike in our 3 strike system. You need an experienced dui/Criminal attorney. Don t mess around with this. A good attorney will likely be able to get the DA s office to reduce the charges...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): food danger, supermarket deli, onion rings
supermarket deli, onion rings, perforated intestine: What is the definition of an injury ? Well, because this was not a mouse head or something gross like that, you can t expect compensation for the emotional distress. So, an injury means a broken tooth, a cut in your mouth, a perforated intestine from swallowing...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Hotel Negligence caused fall in shower, inadequate supervision, rubber mat
inadequate supervision, rubber mat, family dr: I get hotel injury inquires fairly often and 95% of them are losers. There must be a hazard in the room that would foreseeably cause injury to a guest and that the hotel knew or should have known of the existence of the hazard. Also, there needs to be some...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Hotel trip and fall!, florida premises liability lawyer, florida trip and fall lawyer
florida premises liability lawyer, florida trip and fall lawyer, florida slip and fall lawyer: It depends on where you are located, how badly you are injured, and on what the thing sticking out of the side of the bed was. Laws vary from state to state. You should check with an attorney that specializes in premises liability claims in your area....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Insurance Question, health insurance company, skull fractures
health insurance company, skull fractures, personal injury attorney: I am so very impressed with your strength and positive attitude in light of this very difficult situation. I have two sons and hate to even try and imagine how this has been for your entire family. My advice, absolutely take the 100K. But you need to read...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): get ing a medical record, mail return receipt, contingency fee basis
mail return receipt, contingency fee basis, legal malpractice attorney: Hi again Vlad, thanks for the kind words about the entire grandpa thing. My daughter and son in law are sort of yuppies and as such they like fancy things and surround themselves with every new technological gadget that comes on the market so I was stunned...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): legal malpractice, contingency fee basis, legal malpractice attorney
contingency fee basis, legal malpractice attorney, auto accident insurance claims: Hi Vlad, You are asking about malpractice in a forum regarding auto accident insurance claims. Doctor Settlement knows insurance settlements from personal injuries and www.SettlementCentral.Com teaches accident victims how to do self-help insurance injury...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): legal malpratice, personal injury case, ca lawyer
personal injury case, ca lawyer, contingent fee: I am a CA lawyer so I am not familiar with rules and procedures in FL. We also here do not use the term Liens of Protection . However, are you referring to a lien by an attorney on a contingent fee case( such as a personal injury case)whereas the attorney...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Motorcycle Accident, third party insurance, minor scratches
third party insurance, minor scratches, motorcycle accident: Francisco They are not going to cancel you and they can not make you repair the bike. But, if you do not repair it and prove that you have, the future value of your motorcycle will be reduced. If in the future you bike is a total lose, you will get a...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): getting medical record, contingency fee basis, legal malpractice attorney
contingency fee basis, legal malpractice attorney, dental malpractice: Here is what you need to understand and it will explain why you aren t finding any lawyers interested in the legal malpractice case. Even assuming you formally retained this attorney to file a dental mp case and there is no disputing the fact that she just...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): new question, onion rings, reciving
onion rings, reciving, new question: Don t you think that a food processing company would want to know about a foreign object being found in their product? They would be quite concerned about that because that would indicate some problem in the processing of the food item. They would certainly...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Have permanent disc bulge injury, is Allstate offering me enough?, collateral source rule, diffuse disc bulge
collateral source rule, diffuse disc bulge, 1988 toyota camry: Hi Lynne: You may well be getting the shaft but because of the insurance industry lobbing efforts to poison the jury pool, it is near impossible to take a case with only $250 in property damage into litigation. In 99& of the cases, its a disaster...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip, personal injury attorney, cervical traction
personal injury attorney, cervical traction, pain and suffering: You might have a case but much depends on how the water spilled on the floor and if the hospital had adequate time to clean it up. The fact that they are paying bills now does not mean they would accept responsibility should you decide to bring a lawsuit....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall, bedside commode, comparative negligence
bedside commode, comparative negligence, personal injury claim: Hi Wanda, It sounds like you suffered some pretty severe injuries, and I hope that you are restored to health soon. As for the claim, my major issue would be to tie down a good case for liability, and to avoid the tortfeasor from tagging you with too...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall herniated disk torn rotator cuff, boston market restaurant, beverage center
boston market restaurant, beverage center, wet floor: Hi Sherry, I am sorry to hear of your long history of serious injuries sustained both on the job and from this slip and fall accident. However, I am not sure exactly what it is you want me to tell you, since you already settled for the slip and fall accident...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall injury, dangerous condition, slip and fall
dangerous condition, slip and fall, homeowners insurance: Unfortunately, there is no black and white answer here (as there hardly is in any case). But generally speaking, if you are aware of a dangerous condition on the property, you have a duty to fix it or at least reasonably warn the person of it. My suggestion...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall liability, new years eve, negligence claim
new years eve, negligence claim, wrist pain: Hi Deborah I think you DO HAVE A LARGE NEGLIGENCE CLAIM versus the store, and that an attorney is going to be a requirement for you. Maybe this will come as a surprise since most questioners at allexperts.com know that Doctor Settlement is an expert in...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip n fall in a wal mart parking lot, lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, femoral cutaneous nerve
lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, femoral cutaneous nerve, free initial consultation: Hi again Susan, quite frankly I am astonished that no Attorney wants this case given the size and depth of that pothole. My advice is to gather all of your written correspondence, your photos of that crater, any and all of your medical bills and reports,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): 2 year old daughter, stiches, rib cage
stiches, rib cage, laceration: Walmart has insurance to pay for any out of pocket medical costs incurred by a customer, regardless of fault for the accident. But if you are seeking more, then you have to establish that the store was negligent in some way. I don t have a clear picture of...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Auto Injury Settlement Amount, estimate fo, initial demand
estimate fo, initial demand, surgical case: You re making a big mistake trying to handle a surgical case w/o a lawyer. Every insurance company will take advantage of you and you will net less than if you hired a lawyer. How old are you? Are you still having pain with the wrist after surgery? Is...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Broken thumb, personal injury attorney, broken thumb
personal injury attorney, broken thumb, best wishes ed: Well, if you feel the school was negligent because they failed to supervise, you must file a Claim with them asap. The time period varies state by state..but is almost always very short. If they deny the claim, then you could file in court. To get a more...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): brain injury, narrow circumstances, violent outbursts
narrow circumstances, violent outbursts, brain injury: How interesting. I am just over the hill in Santa Barbara. I still think it is a dead end with the patient. Unless he was a minor, probably no liability of the parents. Since you are nearby and I might be of direct assistance, I need more specific details....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): my child fell out of a cart, kohl s, medical bills
kohl s, medical bills, guardian ad litem: Mary, I guardian ad litem would be a guardian set up for a specific purpose. Since your actions may be in question, you would want your daughter s father or someone else to make sure there is no conflict and her interests are secured. Paul D. Friedman,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Elevator Accident, florida accident lawyer, florida injury lawyer
florida accident lawyer, florida injury lawyer, pompano beach accident lawyer: Bill, I am a Florida accident lawyer specializing in premises liability claims such as elevator incidents and slip and falls, Florida car accident injuries, and Florida work accident injuries. I am located in South Florida, but handle claims statewide. Your...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): fall injury, playing volleyball, ed smith
playing volleyball, ed smith, medical bills: Jen, it depends on whether the trench was open and obvious and whether it constructed to State or Federal Standards. There may also be issues of whether you should have been aware of it and were comparatively negligent. What city and state do you live in?...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Honda Airbag Failure, skull fracture, honda dealer
skull fracture, honda dealer, neuropsychologist: Heather, My advice would be to see an attorney who knows how to deal with both personal injury and products liability law. An attorney is more likely to take the case and hire experts if your husband s injuries are extreme or permanent. I would also...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Knocked over by a kid on a bicycle, negligent supervision, riding bikes
negligent supervision, riding bikes, negligent security: Cristina: If you wanted to see if the store or the plaza had any liability for your injuries you would need to get an attorney to investigate the matter for you. One of them, the store or the plaza, would have to have been negligent in some way. The only...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): liability from atv accidents and waivers, negligent supervision, atv accidents
negligent supervision, atv accidents, negligent entrustment: A lot of the information you seek depends on the particular laws on the subject in your State. But if you pay for use of the land and then allow atv riding on it, wow, there is huge potential liability. What if someone crashed because of an unseen log, unseen...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Can a Medical Provider Bill Me After Accepting Insurance Payment in a Personal Injury Matter, auto insurance company, insurance company name
auto insurance company, insurance company name, personal injury matter: Nick: Because the insurance adjuster usually inputs data into a computer program to come up with an amount to offer to settle your injury claim, you should be providing the adjuster with the medical providers actual bill, not the insurance company statement...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Missing Airbags, car lot, steering wheel
car lot, steering wheel, head on collision: You could sue for the value of the car without airbags versus the value if they had them or, what it might cost to install new bags. In other words, just the economic value. But what else can you sue for. Presumably you were not hurt in the accident so you...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Nerve Damage-Pinched Nerve, auto insurance policy, personal injury attorney
auto insurance policy, personal injury attorney, disc bulge: The answers to your questions may depend on state law, so let me answer you generally. Do you believe I have any type of case? Yes. As a passenger, you have a viable claim for negligence against the other driver and (depending on the facts) perhaps...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Personal injury at School, personal injury attorney, frontal sinus
personal injury attorney, frontal sinus, orbital roof: On the issue of liability or, whether the school is legally responsible for your daughter s damages, you still don t give me facts that would settle the question. Did this accident occur during scheduled times for practice when the coach would be around...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Two part personal injury, trucking company, stone floors
trucking company, stone floors, other vehicles: Of course prior injuries are relevant, very relevant, to the current claim. A Class 3 whiplash is not a term of use where I practice but I would certainly want to know what her diagnosis was from the previous accident, what treatment she received, when she...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): who pays?, judgment creditor, automobile manufacturer
judgment creditor, automobile manufacturer, rare instances: In general, one looks to the insurance of the negligent driver first. If there is an inadequate amount of coverage, you then look at your own automobile insurance to see if you have Underinsured Motorist Coverage (UIM), which would then be available....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): personal injury, partial amputation, personal injury attorney
partial amputation, personal injury attorney, diapers etc: I recently had a similar case with UPS where the driver asked my client for help getting a box off the hand powered fork lift and my guy suffered partial amputation of the thumb. I think you have a good case. Without knowing more about your long term damage,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Release And Waiver Form, waiver form, medicaid
waiver form, medicaid, friedman: Chris, If medicaid is involved, it can take anywhere from 6 weeks to 6 months to verify the amount of reimbursement. Medicaid has a statutory right to reimbursement and the attorney is ethically obligated to make sure it is paid on your behalf. The attorney...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Rheumatoid Arthritis.., stater bros market, inflammatory arthritis
stater bros market, inflammatory arthritis, law professors: Since you are being represented by an attorney, I suggest you visit with him (or her) about how your Rheumatoid Arthritis may affect your damages. In general, a Defendant takes his victim as he finds him , a shorthand way the courts have used to say...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip & Fall, pompano beach lawyer, south florida lawyer
pompano beach lawyer, south florida lawyer, south florida injury attorney: I could not begin to estimate what your claim is worth without knowing much more information about your claim, such as where it happened, how it happened, who is responsible for the claim including whether there is any comparative negligence against you, whether...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and fall in parking lot at work, south florida lawyer, south florida workers compensation attorney
south florida lawyer, south florida workers compensation attorney, pompano workers compensation la: Dar, your email does not indicate what state you live in. I am a Florida attorney specializing in premises liability claims such as slip and fall, Florida car accident claims, and Florida workers compensation claims. Laws vary from state to state so what...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Is the school responsible for my son's injury?, individual education plan, accident occured
individual education plan, accident occured, muscle coordination: Why do you still not explain the mechanics of the injury? He was with another boy. That is all you tell me. So, what happened? Did the other boy trip him, push him, what? If he was with the other boy but your boy fell down the stairs on his own, that is completely...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): son fell off bleachers at school, personal injury attorneys, safety railings
personal injury attorneys, safety railings, bleaches: Each State has their own immunity laws so I can t comment on whether it applies in this case. I guess the attorney you spoke with would know. Also, I don t have enough facts to have an opinion on whether the way the bleaches were set up was negligent or...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): my son was injuried at school, south florida lawyer, pompano beach lawyer
south florida lawyer, pompano beach lawyer, florida accident injury attorney: Deshena, Your email does not indicate what state you live in. I am a Florida accident lawyer specializing in Florida auto accident injuries, premises liability claims, and Florida workers compensation claims. I can only advise you on what the law is in Florida,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): accident, part time jobs, comprehensive insurance
part time jobs, comprehensive insurance, ed smith: If you are at fault,no insurance company will fix your car. The way to protect your car in the future is to buy collision and comprehensive insurance on it, with a reasonable deductible. Sorry for conveying this bad news.... Ed Smith Law Offices of...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Broken tooth.., personal injury attorneys, hot tamales
personal injury attorneys, hot tamales, contingency basis: Lucy, Contact an attorney in your area. Most personal injury attorneys take cases on a contingency basis so they don t get paid unless you do and you do not have to pay by the hour. The owner may respond if the attorney sends a letter. If not, you may...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Broken tooth crown, yuma arizona, foreseeable risk
yuma arizona, foreseeable risk, candy maker: If the crown broke right there at the front desk and they knew what happened; in other words, it was immediate and there was an employee/witness, I suppose you could ask to be placed in contact with their insurance company which might agree to cover any out...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Child's injury at school, florida accident injury lawyer, south florida accident injury attorney
florida accident injury lawyer, south florida accident injury attorney, pompano beach lawyer: Isabel, Don t expect to find anything worthwhile in the report. If the School turns it over to you, it will most likely contain very generic information and will definitely not assign any fault to the school. At best, it may contain the names of witnesses...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): DC Metro Bus Assault, felony assault, washington metropolitan area
felony assault, washington metropolitan area, bus doors: The simple answer is probably not. First, the camera s failure most likely did not cause the individual to assault your husband. Second, your husband may be under worker s compensation law which would preclude liability because it pays on a non-fault basis....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Demand or Request for Settlement, pompano beach lawyer, florida accident lawyer
pompano beach lawyer, florida accident lawyer, florida injury attorney: Latrice, you should probably explain to the grocery store representative that you are considering hiring an attorney as your daughter is having significant problems with her injuries. You can inquire about the possibility of a settlement prior to you hiring...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Fell at a School have proof their at Fault, achilles tendon, state disability
achilles tendon, state disability, medical costs: Don t expect them to call and offer you any compensation. Firstly, what proof is there that you fell because of that machine hub? Only your word for it, right? You have to prove that is what caused you to fall and just your say so isn t nearly good enough....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): fall injury, costco slip and fall, costco accident injury
costco slip and fall, costco accident injury, pompano beach injury lawyer: Raisa, The answer to your question depends on the law of the state in which you live. Your email does not indicate what state you are from. I am a Florida accident lawyer specializing in car accident, slip and fall, and workers compensation claims. Laws...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): fell motel bathtub abnormal MRI, constant headaches, motel guests
constant headaches, motel guests, catastrophic cases: I think you are correct that it is probably too late to accomplish anything but the odds are, the tub was up to standard and you had your accident anyways so no reason to beat yourself up over it. No harm in releasing medical information to the insurance...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): injury claim, claims adjusters, medical records
claims adjusters, medical records, emergency room: No, it is not true. You have a claim if you were hurt in the accident. When you were treated has nothing to do with whether you have claim. It could be a factor when trying to determine how serious the injury is. Claims adjusters try to deny all claims...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): lying to an attorney, compensation insurance carrier, workers compensation laws
compensation insurance carrier, workers compensation laws, guilty conscience: Kayla: I can t give you a legal evaluation because this is not a California matter. In California, like most other states, this matter comes under specific worker compensation laws or your state s equivalent of those type laws. Workers compensation laws...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): play accident at McDonalds
It was no doubt a mistake, but excusable under the circumstances, that you did not insist that the manager be informed and that details of the accident be recorded. No harm in calling the restaurant now to see if any report was made. In any event, tell them...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and Fall Accident, convience store, statue of limitations
convience store, statue of limitations, knee cap: When is the statute? Make sure you file suit before that date. What are your medical bills to date and how did you fall? Why do you feel the store is responsible? I d be glad to talk to you over the tel if you d like to call me Monday. Ed Smith 800-404-5400...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and fall, medical bills, slip and fall
medical bills, slip and fall, insurance policy: Let s say your case settles for $10,000. You have $1,500 in medical bills. Firstly, the legal fee is based on the full 10K. Therefore, there would be $6,666 remaining. If you had insurance to pay your medical bills, and that insurance policy requires you...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and fall at walmart, soft tissue problems, asst mgr
soft tissue problems, asst mgr, shoulder muscle: Jason, Good morning. I would be happy to provide you a bit of insight on this matter. However, please keep in mind that since I do not represent you, this advice is only general in nature and cannot constitute legal advice. That being said, Wal-mart...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and fall at walmart, walmart accident, walmart injury
walmart accident, walmart injury, pompano beach accident lawyer: Jason, Your email does not indicate what state you are from. I am a Florida accident lawyer specializing in car accident, slip and fall, and workers compensation claims. Laws vary from state to state, so you should always check with an experienced accident...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and fall at walmart, soft tissue injury, soft tissue problems
soft tissue injury, soft tissue problems, asst mgr: The fact that you said you won t press charges or anything will not hurt you. As you are aware, however, WalMart is very difficult to deal with on any case. If it was me, and a soft tissue injury...I d let it go. Maybe you wait 6 months or so to see if...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and fall at walmart, soft tissue problems, asst mgr
soft tissue problems, asst mgr, shoulder muscle: Is it worth asking for an insurance settlement ? Sure, why not. It won t cost anything. But I think the best you can hope for is that the store, through its insurance company, pay for any out of pocket medical expenses that you have had. The injuries are...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slipped on ice at school, negligence cases, spondylolysis
negligence cases, spondylolysis, burden of proof: Annie: You sound like a smart young lady so I will give you a brief education on slip and fall (landowner negligence) cases. They are all difficult. In order to prevail, you must meet the burden of proof firstly, on proving that you fell because of a hazardous...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): can I still sue, pompano beach accident lawyer, pompano beach injury attorney
pompano beach accident lawyer, pompano beach injury attorney, south florida lawyer: The answer to your questions depends on the statute of limitations (SOL) in New York for slip and fall claims, and how New York Courts treat slips and falls on ice. I specialize in slip and fall cases but I am in Florida. Laws vary from state to state so...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Wal-mart Accident, negligent supervision, tacit admission
negligent supervision, tacit admission, zip ties: Sorry, but I am going to have to throw water on your theory of WalMart liability. Firstly, by law in my State and I presume all States, post-accident remedial changes (the employee tying up the swing) cannot be used as evidence of negligence. The theory behind...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): airbags/insurance, florida accident lawyer, florida injury attorney
florida accident lawyer, florida injury attorney, pompano beach lawyer: Keith, it depends on where your friend s accident occurred. I am a Florida accident injury lawyer specializing in car accidents, slip and falls, and work accidents. Your email doesn t indicate what state the accident happened in. Laws vary from state to...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): auto accident claim, soft tissue injuries, couple questions
soft tissue injuries, couple questions, bottom dollar: I am in the process of trying to settle a PI claim on my own--talked to some lawyers and both said should be able to settle without representation. Have a couple questions I still need answered-we are at a standstill with my husbands claim--(have pretty much...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): daughter hit by a car, south florida accident lawyer, south florida injury attorney
south florida accident lawyer, south florida injury attorney, pompano beach accident injury lawyer: Nikia, you are probably right. Insurance companies know that most people that are not accident lawyers will not file a lawsuit, or know how to file a lawsuit, if their claim is denied. The insurance company will either offer a very small settlement, or no...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Failure to disclose that NO airbag is equipped, safercar gov, frontal air bags
safercar gov, frontal air bags, gross vehicle weight: I am so sorry to learn of your loss. I believe that this truck should have been equipped with frontal airbags. Starting in model year 1999, all light trucks - pickups, vans, and SUVs with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR*) of 8,500 lbs. or less -...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): suspect of medical liens
Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): suspect of medical liens

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): workers comp, workers compensation claim, burden of proof
Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): workers comp, workers compensation claim, burden of proof, legitimacy

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Health proxy ?DNR order, terri schivo case, negligent infliction of emotional distress
terri schivo case, negligent infliction of emotional distress, health proxy: If this became a lawsuit, which it won t for reasons discussed below, it would be for INTENTIONAL AND NEGLIGENT INFLICTION OF EMOTIONAL DISTRESS. But think about it. You father is about to pass away. You are of course in much distress and pain and suffering...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Injury at Wal-Mart, small claims court, management dept
small claims court, management dept, accident claim: The reason why the holder fell on you is the big question. Did it fall because you were reaching for something and jarred it loose? If so, they owe you nothing although they have insurance to pay for any out of pocket medical expenses that you have had. Surely...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Insurance Demand letter with Pain and suffering, aaa of southern california, pain and suffering
aaa of southern california, pain and suffering, demand letter: Insurance Demand letter with Pain and suffering Question: I was in an accident 4 months ago. I was rear-ended on the freeway. How much damage to your car and the other car?? Big hit or small? Since I had my wife take me to a doctor that day where...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): how do I know?, florida accident lawyer, florida injury lawyer
florida accident lawyer, florida injury lawyer, florida injury attorney: Bruce, this is a great question. It is very difficult for me to know exactly what is going through the client s mind when, as their Florida accident lawyer, I tell a client about a settlement offer on their accident claim. Sometimes, the client will tip...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Lowe's Accident / Plywood Fell on My Hand Required Stitiches than Surgery weeks Later, home improvement project, first aid kit
home improvement project, first aid kit, hand specialist: Melissa, Generally, a proprietor owes a duty of reasonable care. If Lowe s did not do anything wrong, it is not responsible. Had an employee dropped the plywood on your finger, there may be responsibility, however, just because it owns the property does...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Motorcycle accident questions, calcaneus fracture, motor vehicle accident
calcaneus fracture, motor vehicle accident, bad motorcycle: I find it strange that your lawyer wants you to write a letter about your damages. If he is working for you, just make an appointment and explain everything to him face to face. The issues with your daughter and wife won t go anywhere. If they resent you...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): neck/arm injury, chronic renal failure, carotid dissection
chronic renal failure, carotid dissection, ldca: Dear Karen, Thank you SO VERY MUCH for the 26 selfless years dedicated to helping others. You have given a lot of yourself in your profession, Karen. I am sorry that your doctors are not giving you the support you need, and maybe that is but one of the...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Settlement for car accident in vacation, south florida accident lawyer, south florida accident attorney
south florida accident lawyer, south florida accident attorney, pompano beach accident injury lawy: GtG - I am an attorney in Florida, so I can only speak about what type damages you can recover in Florida. If you were injured in a car accident, you can recover damages for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering, and any other out of pocket...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and Fall, witness testimonies, accident occured
witness testimonies, accident occured, eye witness: Likely not much power. If the statute of limitations doesn t bar your suit..almost surely the lack of witnesses and memory impairment will. I know few attorney s who would attempt a suit like this even if it were possible. Good Luck, Ed Smith Sacramento,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and Fall at a Hotel, roof gutter, hotel towels
roof gutter, hotel towels, roof material: It doesn t sound like your injury is severe, Thank heavens. I don t think you should contact the corporate office for any reason. It s unlikely to do you any good as they will point to the fact you were dragging a bag..and will take the position that you were...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and Fall Walgreens, fractured tailbone, exrays
fractured tailbone, exrays, walgreens: A couple of days ago it had lightly snowed earlier in the day and in the evening it was raining. As I was going into a Walgreens after leaving the mat in the front of the store I slipped and fell hard. I fell on my back and the wind was knocked out of me....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Son hurt in store, first aid kit, snow globe
first aid kit, snow globe, slippery floor: Hello. I am sorry to hear about this unfortunate incident. While I am not your attorney, I can only give advice of a general nature. At this point you need to secure a copy of the report and find out if a claim has been set up. If not, one needs to be and...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall, south florida lawyer, south florida injury accident attorney
south florida lawyer, south florida injury accident attorney, pompano beach injury accident lawyer: Chevy, your email does not indicate what state you live in. I am a personal injury lawyer in Florida specializing in car accident claims, slip and fall claims, and workers compensation claims. Laws vary from state to state, so the law for slip and falls...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): my son and walmart, 7 stitches, personal injury lawsuit
7 stitches, personal injury lawsuit, parental supervision: I wish I knew more about the shelf and how the boy s finger was sliced. Was this shelf like all the others or was there something different about it. The legal question is: Did Walmart know or should it have known that the this shelf was hazardous and that...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): suspect of medical liens, medical insurance policy, uninsured motorist coverage
medical insurance policy, uninsured motorist coverage, medical liens: Jim There are several ways to verify medical liens. You can ask your attorney for a copy of the actual liens. Most liens are contractual. That means that you (and probably your attorney) signed the lien agreement. You can ask for a copy of the medical...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Wal Mart slip and fall, florida injury lawyer, florida accident attorney
florida injury lawyer, florida accident attorney, pompano beach personal injury: Doralynn, Your email does not indicate what state you are from. I am a Florida accident lawyer specializing in car accident, slip and fall, and workers compensation claims. Laws vary from state to state, so you should speak with your mother s attorney to...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): work comp, florida accident attorney, florida injury lawyer
florida accident attorney, florida injury lawyer, pompano beach accident lawyer: Philip, your question is pretty complicated as it involves at least two claims from the original date of accident, and now a newer claim from the slip and fall, plus two EEOC claims. You also indicate you are represented by an attorney, but your email doesn...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): workers comp, wc claim, work related injury
wc claim, work related injury, health insurance: Go to your boss and say simply, you told me not to make it a work related injury, which we know it was. Therefore, I am stuck with the hospital bill. Here is the deal, either you take care of the hospital bill or I will have no choice but to file a WC claim...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Airbag did not deploy, hospitalization time, pelvic fractures
hospitalization time, pelvic fractures, chevy express: Pam, I ve give your name to Brian Chase the attorney in SOuthern California to call you. He is now in Detroit starting a bad case vs GM, but his assistant wants to talk to you. I tried to call you at 310-455-1774 but cannot get through. Do I have...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Airbag did not deploy, hospitalization time, pelvic fractures
hospitalization time, pelvic fractures, chevy express: Pam: The air bag is designed to deploy when there is a front impact. That means the front of the car runs into something or something runs into the front. Without direct front impact the front airbags will not usually deploy. Airbags don t normally deploy...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Auto Accident, personal injury attorney, moving violation
personal injury attorney, moving violation, pain and suffering: Contact the other driver s insurance and demand, based on conviction in Traffic Court, that they pay to repair your car and pay your other damages. Use the term that their insured is negligent per se (sounds like say ). Tell them you will settle for the...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Auto Accident, personal injury attorney, travellers insurance
personal injury attorney, travellers insurance, legal recourse: Short answer is no , you can t re-open the case. I don t know the law of CT but probably similar to my State. If you read the Release you signed, it says that in consideration for the compensation you received, you waive any right to seek further compensation,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Cabinet fell on my 3 year old, personal injury case, personal injury attorney
personal injury case, personal injury attorney, broken femur: Wow, quite an accident and thank goodness she wasn s hurt any more severely. Assuming neither you nor your daughter were doing something that wasn t smart that caused the cabinet to fall over (like you daughter climbed in it, or the like), it sounds like...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Exisitng Claim, weird feelings, severe headaches
weird feelings, severe headaches, insurance co: Kat: The facts that you have put forth and the results you are getting are pretty standard. Your attorneys evaluation seems to be correct. With one exception. Based on the facts that you stated, the max you will be able to collect from your under...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): enes, farmers insurance, time farmer
farmers insurance, time farmer, shorter days: Hi Enes. worker s compensation laws vary from State to State but in general the insurance is for life provided it is necessary and causally related to the injury. The problem you are going to have, if any, is that Farmer s insurance will at some time in the...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Fell on ice going into work, wc claim, comp claim
wc claim, comp claim, ed smith: Very tough borderline issue in most states. I d say you could probably force the issue either way most beneficial to you if you had an attorney. If I were you, I d get a WC attorney (There work cheap!) and have him handle your case. He can tell you whether...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): GML 207C, applicable section, employee handbook
applicable section, employee handbook, medical info: Hi Nan, why not merely furnish the County with the release of information? Since you have nothing to hide then why look for a fight with them. Whether or not they can revoke any benefit legally should be readily available information in your employee handbook....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Got hit by the mail truck, mail truck, small claims court
mail truck, small claims court, local post office: Look, an injured party can testify herself that she was injured. A Dr s report is not necessary. Whether the court will believe you is a question for the judge or jury. So, fill in the form and file the claim officially. IF they deny your claim you can...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Legal & dental mp., gutta percha point, wisdom tooth
gutta percha point, wisdom tooth, insurance approval: That was my point. In any malpractice case, medical or legal, you need evidence from an expert that professional negligence occured and that you were damaged by it. So to do this on your own, yes, get your dental chart and then see if you can find a dentist...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Liability, negligent actions, ny attorney
negligent actions, ny attorney, bylaws: Russ, Probably not. It is an organization that provides guidance and licensure. The fees go to many causes and you may be able to access a recovery fund if the attorney failed to maintin his/her accounts properly and if it fits within the guidelines....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Motorcycle Accident, motorcycle driver, motorcycle accident
motorcycle driver, motorcycle accident, eye witness: Sorry, but I won t take the time to interpret laws of another State, especially since you have an attorney to answer your questions. As to the m/c driver s policy, seems to me you don t have a case against any of his coverage unless he was also negligent and...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Personal Injury, bell boy, invitee
bell boy, invitee, negligence: Using the term invitee indicates that you know something about the law. So how is it that you ask me what the damages are without giving me any facts? Was she injured? If so, to what extent? You tell me what her damages are and I will venture a guess at...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): pedestrian accident, pedestrian accident, white strip
pedestrian accident, white strip, simple matter: If it was legal to park there, even temporarily, then it would be legal for you to step into the roadway in order to get to and from your vehicle. Therefore, I think this is a simple matter of the other vehicle not giving you the pedestrian the right of way....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Questions about UM claim, collateral source rule, liability insurance policy
collateral source rule, liability insurance policy, private health insurance: Thanks for the accolades, Robert, but it is YOUR hard work that made this result possible. A huge $241,000 personal injury Uninsured Motorist insurance settlement using Dr. Settlement online tips is a good headline, all right. But in truth, no one can...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): refusing a small settlement, lower back injuries, leftfoot
lower back injuries, leftfoot, case worth: How much is being offered to you? When you say small settlement I don t know if you mean $5,000, $50,000, $100,000. Your attorney is not being more aggressive because of a friendship with the defense attorney. Your attorney wants to make a big legal fee....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Settlement of Benefits Question, pain meds, medical appointments
pain meds, medical appointments, question thanks: Hi Jan, it is not too late to seek out a Personal Injury Attorney and yes, this is a typical pattern of behavior on the part of the insurance company. Once you voluntarily sign that release of all claims you can never reconsider the matter. Why not mention...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Settlement Check, st. louis injury lawyer, injury attorney
st. louis injury lawyer, injury attorney: Yes - she can do that. You should speak with your current lawyer. Sometimes the state bar association has a dispute resolution program for these issues. Other times, your current lawyer may have to have a hearing in front of the judge who will determine...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and Fall, cement slab, personal injury attorney
cement slab, personal injury attorney, 7 stitches: Hard to imagine there was a 2 verticle displacement on the walkway well traveled by the hotel patrons. In any event, taking that at face value, a cut lip and some temporary swelling is not worth a lot except if it happened to Angelina Jolie. It that is...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and Fall Accident, personal injury lawyer, injury attornery
personal injury lawyer, injury attornery, slip and fall: No there is no formula. Sometimes you will hear people talk about 2x the medical bills and 3x the medical bills. These are some rules of thumb, but there is no hard and fast formula and in every case it comes down to what evidence is provided to the insurance...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and Fall on Ice, florida premises liability lawyer, florida slip and fall lawyer
florida premises liability lawyer, florida slip and fall lawyer, florida trip and fall lawyer: The answer to your questions depends on the law in Michigan for slip and fall accidents, and particularly how Michigan Courts treat slips and falls on ice. I specialize in slip and fall cases but I am in Florida. Laws vary from state to state so what happens...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip & Fall on ice, ping pong ball, sparks nevada
ping pong ball, sparks nevada, pain medication: Keli, that s a tough one. First of all you would need to file a CLaim with the government entity involved. Usually that s the school district. Then you would have a limited time after filing the claim to file a lawsuit. (IF the Claim is rejected either in...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and fall, dangerous condition, shoe rack
dangerous condition, shoe rack, incident report: Lynn, You may have a case depending on where this occurred. Most jurisdictions allow for liability if the owner knew or should have known of a dangerous condition and was negligent in correcting the dangerous condition. If you can prove the store knew...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and fall, small claims court, ross stores
small claims court, ross stores, shoe rack: Lynn, if the facts are related prove true, Yes, you do have a case. The store had notice and failed to take action to clean up the premises. If the injury is minor, you can deal with Ross yourself or Try Small Claims Court. If you will need surgery,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and fall in store, florida premises liability lawyer, florida slip and fall lawyer
florida premises liability lawyer, florida slip and fall lawyer, florida trip and fall lawyer: Lynn, the best advice I can give you is to consult with an attorney that specializes in premises liability claims in your area. Most attorneys that handle these types of claims do them on a contingent basis, which means you do not have to pay any attorneys...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and fall at Walmart, ammt, photo station
ammt, photo station, paper towels: They nay pay the cost if they have med-pay insurance which typically will pay regardless of fault up to some minimal ammt (Like $2000 or so). You d need to ask. As to a lawsuit, I d say your chances are pretty grim. WalMArt is notorious for fighting any...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Subway trip and fall, subway trip, contingency basis
subway trip, contingency basis, subway restaurant: Hi Horace, if the injuries to your mom are going to be serious then go to that Subway store again and take a picture of the threshold with a ruler next to it for size accuracy and then contact an Attorney who offers a free consultation and works on a contingency...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): should she settle?, underinsured motorist insurance, insight ed
underinsured motorist insurance, insight ed, ammt: If the limit is only 50/100, then 50K is the most your daughter can recover from the drivers insurance. She could pursue the driver individually thru trial but even then the driver may (Probably will) declare bankruptcy and she will still wind up with 50K....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall, staples store, tenditis
staples store, tenditis, wiplash: An attorney couldn t answer this question w/o reviewing your medical records and determining what medical expenses, if any, you will have in the future. Additionally, he would need to know your wage loss to date and whether you might suffer a future wage...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fallt, wet surfaces, ed smith
wet surfaces, ed smith, duty of care: Can I ask what city and state this happened in and when? If the mat was filled with water, it appears the store should have taken reasonable measures to ensure the mat was not slippery. Failing to do that was likely a breach of the duty of care. How...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Tripped in parking lot at Casino, civil court, splint
civil court, splint, indian casino: Sure, try to find an attorney to take the case but it will not be easy. Thousands of people have walked in the exact same area, certainly the height of the curb met local building codes. Your case is based on the theory that the way they built the curb created...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Work Comp and PTO, california labor code, mail jim
california labor code, mail jim, labor relation: By PTO , do you mean private time off ? Same as vacation time? Sorry, I don t do Worker s Comp nor labor relation type cases but surely there are provisions in the California Labor Code stating that an employer cannot count sick/injured time towards vacation...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): work claim, farmers insurance, california lawyer
farmers insurance, california lawyer, comp cases: I am a California lawyer and I do not handle Worker s Comp cases so I could only give you general answers based in CA law. But, since you have so many basic and important questions, I do have some advice that I think is absolutely correct. Contact a Worker...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): work compesation, farmers insurance company, auto accident insurance claims
farmers insurance company, auto accident insurance claims, workman compensation: Hi Ed, First off, Dr. Settlement is an expert in auto accident insurance claims do it yourself instructions. I do not know the first thing about workers comp claims inasmuch as those are specialty claims that we always referred out of the office. ...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): workers insurance claim, workers comp, workmans compensation
workers comp, workmans compensation, workers compensation: Hi Enes Yes - I would highly suggest contacting a lawyer. I handle cases throughout all of Missouri & Illinois. Give me a call if you d like. Or if you want a lawyer in Chicago, I can suggest the right person to go to. Once you settle your case, it...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Auto accident, small claims court, residual problems
small claims court, residual problems, damage case: Obviously not a big damage case. You want wait the 12 weeks to make sure you don t have any residual problems with the hand. Maybe the cost of the medical care plus $2k, more or less depending on what the doctor says in his records. If there would be any...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): broken finger at Costco, fracture finger, practice veterinarian
fracture finger, practice veterinarian, ammt: Well, you can try to work with Costco and see what they do. How much are your husbands medical bills. Typically, a fractured finger is not worth a lot of monwy..perhaps 2-4,000 or so, but here your husbands wage loss can complicate things. If he really...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Chair broke; I fell, hit my head on concret floor at part time job in 2004, florida workers compensation, workers compensation laws
florida workers compensation, workers compensation laws, chronic headaches: Toney, since I am in Florida, and not licensed to practice in Maryland, I am not qualified to answer your question. The best advice I can give you is to contact an attorney in Maryland that specializes in workers comp cases and discuss your case with them...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Fall at Restaurant, radial nerve damage, inch scar
radial nerve damage, inch scar, dangerous condition: Don t be shocked when you get an offer of about 10% of what you might be expecting. I think you are being penny wise and pound foolish. But you may have no choice. After so much time passing I doubt if you will find an attorney to take the case, but good luck...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Falling at my own home?, public liability insurance, third party liability
public liability insurance, third party liability, natural disasters: Think about it. Filing a claim with your own HO policy for falling at you own home would be the same as suing YOURSELF. The HO policy is there to cover for fire, theft, other natural disasters but as far as accidents and injuries are concerned, you have in...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Fell in Apt Building, property insurance policy, flight of stairs
property insurance policy, flight of stairs, unfortunate fall: Hi again Carol, Harry Lipzig & Associates comes to mind but there are a huge number of excellent ones. You might even be able to read a copy of the Jury Verdict Reporter at your library. That is a publication which reports the results of negligence verdicts...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Chair broke; I fell, hit my head on concret floor at part time job in 2004, law firm
Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Chair broke; I fell, hit my head on concret floor at part time job in 2004, law firm

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): finger amputation, finger amputation, home owners insurance
finger amputation, home owners insurance, personal injury claim: Even if you have a viable personal injury claim against him, how is he going to pay you? Are you sure he has no insurance? If he owns a home, is he so foolish not to insure against fire, etc. that could wipe out his biggest asset? And if he has a mortgage,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Grocery Store Slip and Fall, likley need, orthopedic specialist
likley need, orthopedic specialist, longterm care: John They caused the hazzardous condition that resulted in your wife s injury. It is their fault! She needs to make sure her injury, treatment and future prognosis are well documented in her medical records. Don t rely on the doctor to this. Doctors...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): issue with dentist, state dental board, better business bureau
state dental board, better business bureau, small claims court: Send this letter: Dear Dr. Jones: I believe that you were overpaid $225 from the dental work recently provided to me. Unless you offer an explanation why you have not been overpaid, I will assume that I am correct. I do not understand why this matter...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): is medical expert needed, expert medical witness, landlord tenant
expert medical witness, landlord tenant, sonoma county: Elena: I do not accept anyone as a client through this web site. I know that most others do, and that is one of the reasons they volunteer to answer question. I don’t want to muddy the water for myself. What I do for pay and what I do as a voluntary...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Personal Injury, high school sweethearts, felony conviction
high school sweethearts, felony conviction, felony convictions: Julie Whether your step-son is covered under your homeowners policy has nothing to do with you having any responsibility for his actions. Homeowner’s policies cover much more than most people might think. It likely covers negligent behavior of your...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and fall, wet floor signs, maintenance employee
wet floor signs, maintenance employee, maintenance employees: Unless your injury is pretty severe, I don t think many attorneys will be willing to get involved in the case. Slip and Fall cases are difficult, even when there is no Wet Sign present. If you need surgery or have a serious injury, then most likely, an...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and fall, two different places, toilet leak
two different places, toilet leak, frequent schedule: Did you require medical care beyond the ER? What bones were broken? Did you require a cast, boot or just a brace, or none of the above? How long will it take to heal? How is it affecting your daily life? Lots of facts needed to evaluate your situation. Bottom...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and fall, wet floor signs, maintenance employee
wet floor signs, maintenance employee, maintenance employees: you should have gotten an attorney before speaking with the insurance company. If you want to settle your case for $500-$1500, don t get an attorney and wait to see what they offer. If you have serious injuries, go speak with an attorney. You are most likely...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip/Trip/Etc & Fall?, excessive strain, orthopedic specialist
excessive strain, orthopedic specialist, strenuous activity: In order to have a case against Taco Bell (TB) you must present evidence that either due to poor design or poor maintenance, a hazard existed in the restaurant that was reasonably forseeable to cause injury to a patron. In order to make this case, you would...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip/Trip/Etc and Fall Case?, florida slip and fall lawyer, florida trip and fall lawyer
florida slip and fall lawyer, florida trip and fall lawyer, florida premises liability lawyers: Victoria, the answer to your question depends on the state in which you live. You should contact an attorney in your area that specializes in personal injury claims to get specific information about the laws in your state, and whether you have a claim. ...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slipped in Water at Wal Mart, soft tissue injury, inadequate inspection
soft tissue injury, inadequate inspection, orthopedic specialists: Unfortunately, this low-balling is very common by Wal-Mart. Slip and fall cases are difficult to win in the best of circumstances as you need to prove that Wal-Mart either caused the water to be there or was on notice that water was there and failed to clean...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip & fall, personal injury attorney, promoting a cause
personal injury attorney, promoting a cause, google: Jeanette: I will try to explain again. I doubt that anyone would argue or suggest that you did not slip and hurt yourself as described. That is not the issue. What you have to understand is that the store is not liable to you nor legally responsible for your...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall in my home, renovation project, ed smith
renovation project, ed smith, homeowners insurance: Well he can do it and your homeowners insurance should cover you. I doubt he wants to go after you personally. Basically, that s what you have Homeowners insurance for..to protect you from incidents like this. I don t think your homeowners insurance...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall at Mc Donald's, florida slip and fall lawyer, florida trip and fall lawyer
florida slip and fall lawyer, florida trip and fall lawyer, florida premises liability lawyer: Cheetara, PLEASE KEEP IN MIND, YOUR EMAIL DOESN T SAY WHERE YOU ARE FROM. LAWS VARY FROM STATE TO STATE. I AM IN FLORIDA, SO I WILL TRY TO GIVE YOU A GENERAL PERSPECTIVE, BUT CHECK WITH SOMEBODY IN YOUR AREA TO GET SPECIFIC INFORMATION ABOUT THE LAWS IN...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall down stairs, pitch black 3, free initial evaluation
pitch black 3, free initial evaluation, personal injury attorney: Hi Jenna, in my opinion a case such as this would be well worth your while to pursue! You have the three necessary ingredients for a highly successful lawsuit. First, you have humongous injuries that will require surgery and rehabilitation and will be permanent...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall at work, florida work accident compensation lawyer, florida workers compensation lawyer
florida work accident compensation lawyer, florida workers compensation lawyer: The answer to your questions depends on the law in your area for workers compensation claims and slip and fall accidents, and particularly how Courts treat slips and falls on ice. I specialize in workers compensation and slip and fall cases but I am in Florida....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Wet floor results in laceration and medical treatment, ambulance ride, treatment question
ambulance ride, treatment question, lawsuite: The first attorney that comes to mind is John Foote. He is located in Tallahassee, but I have referred him several claims in Jacksonville before with very good results. His firm is Fonvielle, Lewis and Foote, and his number is (850) 422-7773. His firm handles...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Work Injury, replacement joints, jack nicholas
replacement joints, jack nicholas, repetitive work: Theresa: Yes, you should contact a workers compensation attorney. In a case like yours you need help. As far as needing a new hip in 10 - 15 years. I don t think so. If you were a really active person that returned to long distance running or some...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): work accident, florida workers compensation lawyer, florida work accident compensation lawyer
florida workers compensation lawyer, florida work accident compensation lawyer: The answer to your questions depends on the law in your area for workers compensation claims. I specialize in workers compensation and slip and fall cases but I am in Florida. Laws vary from state to state so what happens in Florida may not be the case in...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): work claim help, farmers insurance company, workman compensation
farmers insurance company, workman compensation, medical quacks: My first advice is for you to improve your attitude. You have slight damage to a disc in your back and think you will have increasing problems for the rest of your life???? Most people recover from slight back injuries and you shouldn t be listening to some...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): work claim help, florida work accident compensation lawyer, florida workers compensation lawyer
florida work accident compensation lawyer, florida workers compensation lawyer, florida work injur: The answer to your question depends on where you live. I am an attorney in Florida, so I can only answer your question based upon Florida s workers compensation laws which are set out in Chapter 440 of the Florida Statutes. The short answer to your question...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): wrong biopsy taken by doctor, free initial evaluation, personal injury attorney
free initial evaluation, personal injury attorney, contingency basis: Hi Anthony, the only way you would have a case that amounted to more than nuisance money would be to consult with another dermatologist who might say that the first one committed some sort of malpractice and made the condition worse and then consult with a...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): wrong biopsy taken by doctor, medical malpractice lawsuit, skin problem
medical malpractice lawsuit, skin problem, biopsy: You don t say what the skin problem was. Was in some form of cancer or was it something benign? That would make a big difference don t you think? What did the biopsy say? If it was cancer and his failure to treat it correctly allowed the condition to grow...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): 0% liability car accident, fractured sternum, mustang covertible
fractured sternum, mustang covertible, loud crash: Firstly, as to the payment for the value of the car (based on what it would sell for before the accident), if you find it fair, you can go ahead and cash the check. Make sure you do not sign anything other than settlement for the propery damage. Your bodily...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Accident in Walmart, dr appt, long scar
dr appt, long scar, changing baby: As long as you didn t sign anything, I suppose you can say that you changed your mind. Here s what you can do: Call them back and tell them you have already contacted a local attorney (pretend it is me)and that you are informed that the liability of the store...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Auto accident, neck and shoulder pain, insurance adjuster
neck and shoulder pain, insurance adjuster, driver insurance: Gailene: There is no answer real answer to your question, but to see if you can find an attorney that will take your claim to trial. It is very frustrating to have been injured as the result of another and to then be treated like a liar and a fraud....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): caused a car accident..think the other party is being greedy!, insurance comp, injured party
insurance comp, injured party, death bed: Christina: I have no idea what the laws that would apply to you situation are. I am a California attorney. I am not even familiar with other state law. But I can tell you a few things in general. I would seem that your husband is being sued and that...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Daycare Incidents, juris doctor, ok check
juris doctor, ok check, mother and daughter: Hi Tameshia, I am sure you are thankful that your child was not hurt. It is tough to see our little ones suffer any kind of trauma. But that is part of life; we all have some bumps in the road, and there is no economic remedy for the vast majority of...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): dental err resulting in TMJ, dentistry association, restorative dental care
dentistry association, restorative dental care, peer review system: I am not familiar with your Peer Review system. If it is something that would require the dentist to pay for all restorative dental care, provided he was found to have been negligent, that is definitely something to think about. As far as a malpractice case...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): FALL on hotel "uneven pavement" liability issues, comparative negligence law, uneven pavement
comparative negligence law, uneven pavement, nerve damage: Hi Angela, I am sorry to hear of your knee surgery—ouch! That is a serious injury, and hence one will want to follow up my comments with a brief presentation to an attorney. That is not any kind of Southern Hospitality, is it? At the least, one might...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Fall at McDonalds, wet floor, pain and suffering
wet floor, pain and suffering, going to the doctor: Soft tissue slip and fall cases are very tough to win and most attorney s will not take them. You ve already given a statement to Mc Donald s, something most attorney s would caution you not to do. On the other hand, if they really did not have a warning...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Personal Injury Lien Reductions, personal injury attorneys, personal injury lawyers
Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Personal Injury Lien Reductions, personal injury attorneys, personal injury lawyers, medical liens

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and Fall at grocery Store, pain management doctor, bulging disks
Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and Fall at grocery Store, pain management doctor, bulging disks, refrigeration company

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): fell and fractured my hand, free initial evaluation, contingency fee
free initial evaluation, contingency fee, personal injury law: Hi Deb S, My advice is to have that hand X-rayed and pronto! If there is indeed a fracture or something else that is serious then send a letter to the manager of the store advising him or her of the fall if you did not report it immediately after the event....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): hotel negligence leading to subdral hematoma, hydrocephlus followed by hospital failure to diagnose subdral, kissimme fl, hydrocephlus
kissimme fl, hydrocephlus, hospital negligence: Sorry, I don t understand Finelines ? Whether there is hospital negligence requires a total appreciation of all the medical facts. That s why, initially, I wanted my nurse to call you. If you want further advice, you ll need to go to a local malpractice...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Injury at store, south florida car accident lawyer, pompano beach car accident lawyer
south florida car accident lawyer, pompano beach car accident lawyer, work accident compensation: Brian, your store is most likely not liable for the injury, but that won t stop a person from either making a claim or filing a lawsuit against the store. Hopefully, your store carries commercial general liability (CGL) insurance which covers it for injuries...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Insurance Claim, Florida car accident lawyer, south florida car accident lawyer
Florida car accident lawyer, south florida car accident lawyer, pompano beach car accident lawyer: Krystal, I am in Florida, so I can only speak to how your friend signing the papers would affect her rights in Florida. I am assuming what she signed was a release which released the insurance company from any further claims by your friend against her own...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Medical release to insurance company, bone contusion, torn labrum
bone contusion, torn labrum, motorcycle accident: What city and state di the accident happen in? What are your medical bills to date? Are you still treating? Lost wages? Depending on the above, I can tell you whether you should consider an attorney or Small Claims Ct. Who is the other party s insurance?...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): NEGL. SLIP/FALL CPRS-1 WITH DYSTONIA, mortons neuromas, seizure meds
mortons neuromas, seizure meds, body tremors: I won t even try to sort out what is going on with this very complicated medical situation. I will address the legal issues that you should be aware of however. You do not mention anything about having a lawyer on the case. Therefore, the first thing you...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Negligence, laceration, shopping carts
laceration, shopping carts, fridge: It s sufficient if you think so. You don t say if you had a laceration, a swollen bump on your head or whether you went to the doctor. Also, I can t even picture carts stacked on a fridge. What are they doing up there. If you suffered no injury, did not go...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Personal Injury Lien Reductions, personal injury attorneys, dr friedman
personal injury attorneys, dr friedman, settlement check: John, It is legal and ethical for the attorney to request a reduction. Sometimes this is necessary to accommodate a settlement. If it becomes commonplace with a particular attorney, you may wish to cease working with that attorney. 1/3 may not be an...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Personal Injury Lien Reductions, personal injury attorneys, dr dorfman
personal injury attorneys, dr dorfman, settlement check: Having dealt with such issues for over 30 years, I could probably write a treatise in answering your questions. Assuming you are nowhere near Santa Barbara and we will not share some case in the future, I will give you a real no spin discussion. Firstly,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Personal Injury Lien Reductions, south florida car accident lawyer, pompano beach car accident lawyer
south florida car accident lawyer, pompano beach car accident lawyer, work accident compensation: John, you may want to check w/the California Bar Association as they may have rules and/or attorney regulations that dictate what is legal, and what is ethical, for the attorney to do in this situation. The situation you have described is very similar to...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Personal Injury Lien Reductions, personal injury attorneys, settlement check
personal injury attorneys, settlement check, demand letters: 1 Sure it s legal for them to ask for the reduction. It doesn t mean you need to consent, but they can always ask. As a practical matter most times in the current environment, it pays both DC s and attorney s to be practical..and ensue continuing goodwill...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Personal Injury Settlement Terms, personal injury settlement, ed smith
personal injury settlement, ed smith, settlement terms: It sounds like your brother may have taken advantage of your mom...either that, or she simply does not understand what is going on. Was she involved in a lawsuit? Did she have her deposition taken? Do you know who the attorney was? You may want to consult...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Personal injury, fax e mail, correspondence letters
fax e mail, correspondence letters, tile floor: Hello again, Maryanne, Or maybe I should just say Hello for the first time since I see that you have not yet read my answer. Since I saw the seriousness of your claim and the untenable position you are in, I jumped on your question and I gave you over...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Do I have to respond to an attorney?, medical malpractice suit, lifestyle factors
medical malpractice suit, lifestyle factors, depositions: If you are not a party to the case, you do not have to provide any information over the phone, in writing or otherwise EXCEPT, if they consider you a witness to some facts (his health, vitality, medical care, lifestyle factors etc which could be relevant),...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): School Bus Injury, south florida car accident lawyer, pompano beach car accident lawyer
south florida car accident lawyer, pompano beach car accident lawyer, personal injury lawyer: Cassie, YOUR EMAIL DOESN T SAY WHERE YOU ARE FROM. LAWS VARY FROM STATE TO STATE. I AM IN FLORIDA, SO I WILL TRY TO GIVE YOU A GENERAL PERSPECTIVE, BUT CHECK WITH SOMEBODY IN YOUR AREA TO GET SPECIFIC INFORMATION ABOUT THE LAWS IN YOUR STATE. The offer...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip/Fall at Golden Corral, florida slip and fall lawyer, south florida slip and fall attorney
florida slip and fall lawyer, south florida slip and fall attorney, pompano beach slip and fall la: Candy, not sure what state you are located in, but if the Statute of Limitations actually runs in 1 week, you should absolutely contact an attorney immediately. Unfortunatley, at this late stage, it may be difficult to find an attorney that will take the...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and Fall at grocery Store, local grocery store, store question
local grocery store, store question, corporate liability: I get questions and calls all the time about slip/trip and falls in grocery stores. 95% of them are worthless because the mere fact of hurting yourself in a store does not make a case. The store must have known, or should have known, that a hazard existed...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip & Fall at Walmart, pain and suffering, medical expenses
pain and suffering, medical expenses, medical bills: All big stores have insurance to pay for any out of pocket medical expenses that people have who were hurt inside the store. That is what they are offering. However, it does not sound like you have a case for anything more than that. You turned around on...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and fall @ Food4Less, dislocated knee cap, medi cal
dislocated knee cap, medi cal, urban myth: There was never any rule about 3x medicals at any time in any locality. That is an Urban Myth. The reality is that slip and fall cases are very very tough in the best of circumstances. If you are currently on Medi-Cal they should pay for any future bills...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall, medical insurance coverage, medical release form
medical insurance coverage, medical release form, tort claim: Dear Deb Snodgrass, Since you used your full name in the question, I am going to make your answer private. You do not want anyone to have this Q&A pop up in a search for your name. There are eight aspects I want to address with you. Hence, this is...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall at friend's house, laundry basket, shattered bone
laundry basket, shattered bone, insurance money: Much Depends on the state this occurred in. If the Homeowner s Insurance offered you 5K, which you say is for No Fault ..I assume this is a Medpay policy. If it is, you could definately write in the release that you reserve the right to sue for Liability...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall at grocery store, caution sign, matter time
caution sign, matter time, accident report: Christy To purse a claim such as the one that you have here would be very difficult to do long distance. It is a difficult type claim if you were local. If it was me, and my child did not suffer a permanent injury, I would send Kroger the medical bills...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slipped on bathroom floor in hotel room, mail carrier, time doctors
mail carrier, time doctors, distant location: Please excuse my venting but I don t understand why people asking questions always seem to leave out the most important fact: in your case, where this hotel was. If out of the US and not a big chain that has offices or properties here, you likely have no...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slipped and fell at a bar and i was drinking, ammt, ed smith
ammt, ed smith, wet spot: If the Bar has medpay on their insurance, they may be able to help you up to a certain sum. Medpay (if they have it) is in some insurance policies and pays for medical bills up to a certain ammt without fault. You might try that. I think a lawsuit against...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slipped and fell in restaurant, south florida slip and fall lawyer, florida slip and fall lawyer
south florida slip and fall lawyer, florida slip and fall lawyer, pompano slip and fall lawyer: Kristen, since I am in Florida, I can only tell you what your rights may be down here. But, many state s workers comp and slip and fall laws are similar, so I can at least give you some ideas about what to do. First, retain an Ohio attorney familiar with...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): son assaulted by another minor, can parents be held liable for medical, pain and suffering, cemetery headstones, head full of steam
cemetery headstones, head full of steam, assault and battery charges: Sorry to hear about your son. I am sorry the school system accepts thugs and delinquents so readily. Each state has its own law regarding parents financial responsibility for the acts of their children. Parents are responsible for their children s harmful...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Accident in Bed Bath and Beyond, mild concussion, place and the time
mild concussion, place and the time, dangerous position: Hi again Costas, I am grinning as I read this follow-up because this is what happens when a possible defendant tries to get cute in a legal issue. Since the box was there in that dangerous position and the staff of the store knew it that makes them glaringly...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Auto accident, insurance adjuster, own insurance
insurance adjuster, own insurance, quarter panel: Here is the one simple answer to your several questions, or at least most of them. If the only medical care you have received has been from a chiropractor, I am not surprised at all about the offer they have made. I like chiropractors, have been treated...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Auto accident, insurance adjuster, own insurance
insurance adjuster, own insurance, quarter panel: The answer to your questions may differ depending on the state law you are governed by, so let me answer the question generally. You should consult with an attorney in your own state for a specific answer. In general, your own automobile insurance company...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Auto accident, insurance adjuster, own insurance
insurance adjuster, own insurance, quarter panel: I am an attorney in Florida, so I am not qualified to advise you about your case, and how it relates to California laws. My only advice to you is to hire an attorney. Most car accident attorneys work on a contingent basis, so they are only paid if they recover...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Auto accident, insurance adjuster, own insurance
insurance adjuster, own insurance, quarter panel: RC Sorry for the short delay responding, I was out of town. 1. Yes they can make the offer based on the fact that they believe the Chiro should or will lower the bill. Settling a claim is a negotiation. They can use any reasoning they want to justify...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Broken leg, personal injury attorney, case move
personal injury attorney, case move, statutes of limitations: Yes, you can make a claim. You may have a difficult case, but you can also make a claim. You should contact a local personal injury attorney as soon as possible to evaluate the chances in your case. Move quickly, as there are short time limits called Statutes...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Fractured Ankle in Parking Lot, risk managemen, dr appointment
risk managemen, dr appointment, fractured ankle: Hi Nicholas, ordinarily I would say that the choice of obtaining the services of an Attorney or to deal with the property owner s insurance would be up to you but in the case of your wife and the gravity of her injury I highly recommend the former. Hire an...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Accident in Bed Bath and Beyond, small claims court, incident report
Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Accident in Bed Bath and Beyond, small claims court, incident report, cctv

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): personal injury statute of limitations, personal injury lawyer
Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): personal injury statute of limitations, personal injury lawyer

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): father fell in lowes, doctor bills, ed smith
doctor bills, ed smith, sueing: Jennifer, I think you are corect about needing to go forward. It sounds like your dad has very serious injuries an an inability to walk at his age is not a favorable prospect. When did this happen? I know excellent attorney s in Alabama who can help....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Not at fault auto accident, divorce situation, personal injury protection
divorce situation, personal injury protection, automobile accident: The answer to this question may differ depending on the state law you are governed by (and I don t know what state you live in), so let me answer the question generally. You should consult with an attorney in your own state for a specific answer. In general,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): HOME BIKE PARK, bike park, correct language
bike park, correct language, knowing what type: If this is a neighbor that you can speak with, why don t you just go over there and discuss it? Assuming you have done that, I would contact local government departments (zoning, building and safety, etc.) and find out if the park does violate any ordinances....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): INJURY, basketball hoop, california warehouse
basketball hoop, california warehouse, lunch time: Steve: Without any other information than what you provided, it would seem that your injury would be classified as work related and would be covered under workers compensation. If it was somehow determined that your injury was not work related, and I...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Injured at grocery store, local grocery store, state ed
local grocery store, state ed, dangerous position: Sharon, typically if they pay anything, its likely not going to be more than a few hundred dollars. A Contusion is simply not a serious injury to insurance companies. Additionally, they may not be responsible at all just because the sherbet fell. Many times...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Judgment, legal remedy, malpractice insurance
legal remedy, malpractice insurance, memorial day weekend: Thanks again for the nice feedback, Vlad. Yes, the issue of malpractice insurance might tend to influence whether or not an attorney wishes to get involved on your behalf. BUT it does not affect her liability to you. Besides, how does any attorney KNOW...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): lawyer screwd-up my case and I have judgment against me, facial gestures, court judgement
facial gestures, court judgement, malpractice suit: Hi again Vlad, In my opinion you can do both write a letter via certified mail RRR to the Judge asking for the judgement to be modified and enclosing a copy of your retainer. I doubt that it would work because on the caption of the lawsuit it should read...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): lien expiration, settlement issue, insurance settlement
settlement issue, insurance settlement, legal theories: Larry: The lien does not expire unless the document that you signed stated that the lien right would expire at a specific time. Expiration of the lien right language is not common. When you gave the chiropractor a lien right, it is a secured debt. ...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Maryland PI - potential consquential damages barred by contributory negligence?, law school graduate, contributory negligence
law school graduate, contributory negligence, poor academic performance: I don t practice in MD of course but my State has comparative fault where for instance if the defendant was 80% at fault and plaintiff 20% at fault for the accident, plaintiff s damages would be reduced by 20%. When we had contributory negligence probably...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): MISUSE OF SETTLEMENT FUNDS, crime victims fund, juris doctor
crime victims fund, juris doctor, settlement check: Hi Malik, Do NOT communicate any further with the attorney. IMMEDIATELY CALL YOUR STATE BAR ASSOCIATION http://www.settlementcentral.com/links.php Your State Bar Association will have someone who will help you to make a complaint versus your attorney....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Personal Injury Settlement Terms, personal injury settlement, ed smith
personal injury settlement, ed smith, settlement terms: It sounds like your brother may have taken advantage of your mom...either that, or she simply does not understand what is going on. Was she involved in a lawsuit? Did she have her deposition taken? Do you know who the attorney was? You may want to consult...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Please help, legal malpractice, best bet
legal malpractice, best bet, ed smith: Nothing that I know of. You are the one with the judgment entered against you. That will not change as you were not the prevailing party. Best bet is to sue the lawyer for legal malpractice and as part of your damages, assert you now have this judgment...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Please help!, legal malpractice, root canal
legal malpractice, root canal, appellate court: Ahhhhh, Vlad, you caught Dr. Settlement in the middle of my Memorial Day vacation. Just happened to login tonight to find your question waiting. First off, thank you for the kind feedback marks you left for me. I appreciate that. Now for your answer....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): personal injury, florida premises liability lawyer, south florida personal injury attorney
florida premises liability lawyer, south florida personal injury attorney, pompano beach attorney: Mary, If your accident happened in South Florida, please give me a call if you would like to puruse the claim. If not in S. Florida, I can most likely refer you to an attorney that specializes in this type of claim. Good Luck. Joseph M. Maus The Maus...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): personal injury statute of limitations, personal injury lawsuit, motion for summary judgment
personal injury lawsuit, motion for summary judgment, local court: You mean the clerk accepted the document and filed it but then called it back due to an error in the filing? Wow, that s a good one. I don t know if there is an answer where the Court itself (which includes the Clerk) makes such a mistake. May be a NJ case...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip/Fall Pregnant woman, pompano beach slip and fall lawyer, south florida slip and fall lawyer
pompano beach slip and fall lawyer, south florida slip and fall lawyer, slip and fall lawyer: Nagesh, whether your wife has a claim against the store depends on the law in your area. Laws vary from state to state. I am an attorney in Florida, so I can only advise you of what your rights would be in Florida. Generally, a store owner owes two duties...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and Fall in TJ Maxx, room attendant, wet floor
room attendant, wet floor, hair product: A personal injury has two components: liability and damages. As to liability of the store for your injuries, the questions are: do you have evidence that the store knew or should have known of a slippery substance on the floor of the aisle where you fell and,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slipped on ice breaking ankle, pompano beach slip and fall lawyer, pompano beach slip and fall attorney
pompano beach slip and fall lawyer, pompano beach slip and fall attorney, south florida lawyer: The answer to your questions depends on the law in Wisconsin for slip and fall accidents, and particularly how Wisconsin Courts treat slip and falls on ice. I specialize in slip and fall cases but I am in Florida. Laws vary from state to state so what happens...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): shelfing unit fell on my son at wal mart, shelfs, small kids
shelfs, small kids, walmart: When you know for sure that he didn t suffer anything more than a bump on his head, and the scratches, and he will be just fine, if you had any out of pocket medical expenses, submit them to Walmart s claim department for reimbursement. You can ask for some...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall in a hotel, south florida slip and fall lawyer, south florida premises liability attorney
south florida slip and fall lawyer, south florida premises liability attorney, pompano beach lawye: Tiffany, The answer to your question depends on the law in Virginia for slip and fall accidents, and how bad your injuries are. I specialize in slip and fall cases but I am in Florida. Laws vary from state to state so the law in Florida may be different...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall at kmart, small claims court, ambulance crew
small claims court, ambulance crew, ed smith: What city and state do you live in? That is important because the time limit in which to file suit varies in every state. Whether you have a good case or not will likely be found out after suit is filed and discovery is conducted. The store is generally...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slipped and fell, minimum wage job, compensation coverage
minimum wage job, compensation coverage, power strip: I assume that if you were there only 3 days, you do not have any Worker s Compensation coverage. Seems to me your choices are to do what the manager says, go back to work and forget about it or, quit the job and sue for your damages. Of course, to make this...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Not sure what state attorney I should hire, traffic accidents, ny attorney
traffic accidents, ny attorney, own insurance: Hello again, Marie, We will have you qualified for an expert on the issues of conflicts of laws topics to teach at law school before this is all done! Yes, the practice of a first party insurer these days is to terminate their repsonsiblity to their...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Wal-Mart gave me someone else's medication, dizziness and nausea, wal marts
dizziness and nausea, wal marts, nausea medicine: Well, Courtney, that is kind of a scary story. Glad no harm was done. Dr. Settlement is best at personal injury claims, and what you present is foreign to me. Hence I have no idea about anything that is not the result of an accident or dog bite. ...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): accident/fall, small claims court, ladder
small claims court, ladder, car accident: The situation your describe raises questions. How is it that you didn t see the ladder laying there? In a case like this, if you don t have a witness who saw the accident, probably nowhere to go with it. Also, it would be difficult to sort out a specific injury...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Car Accident, underinsured motorist coverage, ed smith
underinsured motorist coverage, ed smith, medical bills: It is possible. I don t practice in So Carolina but in most states Full Coverage merely means you have collision, comprehensive and liability coverage. These coverages applt if there s damage to your car and liability applies if you are at fault and injure...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Car accident, car accident claims, uninsured motorist coverage
car accident claims, uninsured motorist coverage, settlement proceeds: My advice remains the same - speak to an attorney in your area specializing in car accident claims. State Farm, at least in Florida, does not sell policies without BI coverage. An attorney can get a LOP to your doctors, the MRI facility, etc to make sure...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): case, third party liability, shower bench
third party liability, shower bench, quadrapalegic: You probably have a csse, but it likely not s large one. If I were you, I d try to settle it yourself for medical bills plus a reasonable sum. If you did decide to gitr a lawyer, you d need to get one in California. You should move quickly as California...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Grasping at straws, paint scratches, grasping at straws
paint scratches, grasping at straws, city trash: Hi Ruth, yes it does seem to me that you were in some way kvetching to me about all of your misfortunes relating to this event and subsequent medical treatment or lack thereof. I dealt with lots of it while I was still working so I am somewhat accustomed...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Personal injury a fall......, personal injury attorney, long periods of time
personal injury attorney, long periods of time, old apartment: The question the lawyer asked you was rhetorical , meaning they really didn t expect you to know. What they did want to know is whether you were going to expect a million dollars, or something way out of line. I don t know the value would be. I don t know...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): personal injury, tibial plateau, soap and water
tibial plateau, soap and water, laceration: You certainly have a case for damages to your toe. You need to get in touch with the chain s risk manager. If the accident is not already well documented, by the store itself, you might have a problem. They could deny liability. Jurisdiction for the case is...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): personal injury?, pinky finger, negligent supervision
pinky finger, negligent supervision, lowe s: You should certainly pursue the matter to the extent of having Lowe s pay the hospital bill. That should be no problem since most stores carry insurance to pay for medical care if someone is injured on the premises, regardless of liability. So, when you get...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Settlement Offer on Broken Wrist, uneven pavement, premises liability
uneven pavement, premises liability, liability claim: Hi Elaine, No one can ever give any information of use on valuation of a premises liability claim with such little information to go on. Here is why: There are numerous factors that influence the value: it is NOT like poking some few facts into a computer...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and Fall, south florida trip and fall lawyer, south florida slip and fall attorney
south florida trip and fall lawyer, south florida slip and fall attorney, premises liability lawye: Rodina, a property/business owner in Florida owes two duties to people lawfully on the property/business - 1. maintain the property in a reasonably safe condition, and 2. warn business invitees (customers and people legally on the property) of dangerous conditions...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and Fall, first aid kit, ride operator
first aid kit, ride operator, front teeth: Racquel, Before there can be a viable case, there must be negligence. In other words, the carnival had to do something wrong which led to your daughter s injuries. The lack of a sign may be something that the carnival should have had and did not, however,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Slip and Fall, commercial premises, spilled water
commercial premises, spilled water, nice night: I will ask you a question that should put things in perspective for you. What if the water on the floor was spilled 30 seconds before by a patron of the theater just leaving the restroom when you wife entered? In that case, the theater did not know, nor reasonably...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall on a chicken nugget walmart, personal injury attorney, chicken nugget
personal injury attorney, chicken nugget, chicken nuggets: Select any attorney who says he/she specializes in personal injury cases. There are pages of them in the local phone book. It is not a very complicated case so you don t need to worry about finding the very best. The attorney will answer your other questions...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fall at wal-mart, florida slip and fall lawyer, florida trip and fall attorney
florida slip and fall lawyer, florida trip and fall attorney, south florida slip and fall attorney: Randy, again, I m not licensed in Maine, but I can give you some insight to dealing with Wal Mart. My first suggestion is to speak with an experienced slip and fall attorney in your area. Wal Mart will not pay much attention to your claim without and attorney,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): slip and fell, walmart manager, personal injury attorney
walmart manager, personal injury attorney, walmart: Instead of wondering and asking so many questions of me, my advice is clearly and correctly that you should contact a local personal injury attorney. Again, it won t cost you anything. The atty will handle everything, even arrange for medical care. Furthermore,...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): UIM policy/Need advise on hiring a attorney, health insurance company, cortisone injections
health insurance company, cortisone injections, neck and shoulder pain: The answer to your question should be obvious to you. If they agree to pay the 25K, then you don t need the lawyer. So, just send them a letter demanding that amount. If they offer you something far less, then get the attorney. I think they will pay it....

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): UIM policy/Need advise on hiring a attorney, health insurance company, cortisone injections
health insurance company, cortisone injections, neck and shoulder pain: I don t understand parts of your question. What city and state are you in? You say your insurance is offering to settle under UIM BUT UIM only comes into play after you have settled with the at fault driver. The you say My car insurer hasn t yet given...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Auto Injury Settlement, personal injury insurance claims, personal injury insurance
personal injury insurance claims, personal injury insurance, narrative letter: Hi Eric, I think that one should never wait that long without doing SOMETHING—anything, just make something happen in the claim. If you got a revised offer, then respond a lot sooner than one year and include something that will justify the adjuster increasing...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): airbags did not deploy, dodge ram 1500, 2009 dodge ram
dodge ram 1500, 2009 dodge ram, injury attorneys: I m not sure who was at fault in the accident. Was the other driver cited? A concussion is a serious injury and its definitely a case you should pursue if the other driver was at fault. I know many excellent head injury attorneys across the United States...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Child Injury at McDonalds, spiral staircase, stable footing
spiral staircase, stable footing, metal piping: Sonya: Come on, what do you expect of employees at McDonalds? Obviously too much and you have really invested too much into this incident. Two years and it still is bothering you this badly? Just get over it. There is no legal recourse. Stuff like this can...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Compensation from a fall in a grocery store, truck lingo, cuts and scrapes
truck lingo, cuts and scrapes, local grocery stores: There is no harm I suppose in contacting whomever it is at the grocery chain to register a claim. But when asked why you think the chain is liable to you, you have to make your case that the chain employees failed to meet their duty to assist with deliveries...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Fall @ Walmart, accident occured, fall accidents
accident occured, fall accidents, two gentlemen: Hi Rebecca, Sorry to hear of your injuries, and sorry to hear that you shop at Wal-Mart. Most people who fall there have learned their lessons and never return. Google slip/trip and fall accidents at Wal-Mart to see their record of abusing the customers...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Fall @ walmart, personal injury attorneys, accident occured
personal injury attorneys, accident occured, two gentlemen: Rebecca, I m not sure what your question is. You have a claim against Wal Mart and should speak with an attorney in your area in NC to determine how best to pursue your claim. Most personal injury attorneys will handle claims like yours on a contingent basis...

Personal Injury Law (Accidents/Slip & Fall): Fell into hole at car dealership..., arbitration mediation, motion for summary judgment
arbitration mediation, motion for summary judgment, summary judgement: If you have an attorney, ask him or her these questions. Their defense is routine.......that it was your own fault......but that is not grounds for an MSJ. Mediation is where a qualified person meets with both sides, usually separately, in a informal setting....