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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Michigan on
Q: Can I take any legal action for an injury that occurred in January of last year?

I slipped on an icy step they didn't salt in the winter and broke my ankle. I had two surgeries and have healed but am now dealing with neuropathy I didn't have from before the incident. I was told by my company not to take legal action but I no longer work for them and am now living in pain from... Read more »

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Craig Pogosky answered on Jul 16, 2019

It sounds like you may have two different kinds of actions. One is under the workers' compensation law of your state if you were in the course of your employment, which it sounds like you were, and a second action against the owner &/or tenant of the group home for failing to maintain the premises... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Products Liability and Medical Malpractice for New Jersey on
Q: Hi! I would like to know if I have a case for product liability for a broken screw from my spinal stenosis surgery ?

I’ve been having excruciating pains in my lower back ever since I had my spinal stenosis surgery in 2015. My doctors advised me that with proper physical therapy and epidural injections I would feel back to normal. On 6/14/2019 I had a Ct scan and last week the doctors compared it to a 2018 CT... Read more »

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Craig Pogosky answered on Jul 16, 2019

I'm sorry to hear about the difficulty you are experiencing. Obviously, you need to have confidence with the medical advice you are receiving. If you doubt the advice, you should get a second opinion from a qualified orthopedic back surgeon. It is not unheard of that screws can break after... Read more »

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