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Q: Someone is trying to sue me for saying i injured him on his leg it was a accident, he has no witnesess and hes lieing

He says he has witnesses but none where at the scene and im sure he brought fake ones

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Brian F. LaBovick Esq. answered on Sep 7, 2011

Your question is difficult because we have few facts. If it was a car accident then hopefully you have insurance and your insurance company will defend you by hiring a lawyer for you. If it was not a car accident then maybe you own a home and the insurance on your home may also cover you and pay... Read more »

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Q: I need a lawyer for radioactive exposure in fla

I was exposed to radioactivity in 1986,loading and unloading reactors.I know have thyroid cancer. you can contact me

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Brian F. LaBovick Esq. answered on Sep 7, 2011

Before you can bring an action you must be able to prove the connectivity between the radio activity and the cancer. Most people believe there is a connection between radioactivity exposure and cancer, but that does not mean your thyriod cancer was caused by an exposure in 1986. Before you... Read more »

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Q: My friend works in the operating room and her surgeon hit her with a metal instrument on her hand (twice). what are her

Rights? what can she do?

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Brian F. LaBovick Esq. answered on Sep 7, 2011

Let's distinguish intentional vs accidental hitting. If the hitting was intentional then it is a battery and she can sue him for battering her. If the hitting was unintentional then it would be a case of negligence, and the question would be whether the doctor acted unreasonably in light of the... Read more »

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Q: I was recently scolded by the sink water at my local Sweetbay. The automatic sink water was 133 degrees. Do I have cause
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Brian F. LaBovick Esq. answered on Sep 7, 2011

Yes, you have a cause of action against Sweetbay. Given the hype of the McDonald's coffee burn case, unless you have serious injuries, I doubt the claim will be well recieved by Sweetbay's insurance company. Certainly it has value as 133 is too high for sink water. But I am sure the Sweetbay's... Read more »

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Q: How do I obtain a copy of a personal injury complaint to use as a guide to file my own complaint?
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Brian F. LaBovick Esq. answered on Sep 7, 2011

Unless you are filing in Small Claims court, the best answer is, you don't. Instead, you hire a qualified attorney to file for you. If you can't find an attorney to work for either a reasonable fee or on a contingency then chances are your case is not one with significant merit and you should... Read more »

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Q: How long to wait for my check when approved for injury they said 3 weeks
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Brian F. LaBovick Esq. answered on Sep 7, 2011

You should have to wait longer than 20 days. We anticipate the other side will try and stall when we settle a case and insist on a fast transfer of funds, certainly no longer than 20 days. Patience is not a virtue when money is changing hands. The faster the money transfers the faster you have... Read more »

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Q: Why would I receive a civil notice of appearance?
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Brian F. LaBovick Esq. answered on Sep 7, 2011

The term Civil Notice of Appearance is typically used to place all parties in a litigation matter on notice of an attorney's presence in the case. So, for example, if you are in an ongoing litigation matter and a new attorney starts to represent one of the other people in the litigation, they... Read more »

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Q: A neighbor shoots a firearm on his lot and his bullet injures someone over in their own yard, what is the crime in FL?

Shooter (and friends) firing multiple high caliber weapons at targets on makeshift backstop on his residentially zoned lot. High density subdivisions surround it. Numerous sheriff reports taken, including re: ricochet bullets almost hitting other neighbors on surrounding lots when shooting is... Read more »

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Brian F. LaBovick Esq. answered on Sep 7, 2011

Wow! What a terribly negligent thing to be doing. Sounds like you have some bad neighbors. There are lots of things that can be done in this instance, both civil and criminal. The police should be called to investigate the reckless behavior of your neighbor. They will make the call whether the... Read more »

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