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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for New York on
Q: Brookhaven hosp injured my arm and now i am in therapy very painful

Brookhaven caused bloodclot in right arm and now i have carparel tunnel cant use arm

Taran Provost
Taran Provost answered on Jan 1, 2013

Like all injury cases, you have to act quickly. Strength of your case depends on whether you were previously injured to that part of your body, engaged in activities that would have caused the injury independent of hospital, etc. If you wish to speak with one of our attorneys, we can be reached... Read more »

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Q: I slipped on water in Pathmark, broke knee, had surgery large scar now, still limp, and pathmark a&p

Sued got zero because they went into bankruptcy, chapter 11, they came out of it can i sue now

Taran Provost
Taran Provost answered on Jan 1, 2013

Hello -- it sounds like you've sustained a serious injury due to the negligence of the supermarket. You should consult with an attorney as the amount of time you have to act is limited. The strength of your case depends on large part on the amount of notice the store had as to the defect, whether... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for New York on
Q: If I file bankruptcy in NY, and settle a workmen's compensation case 2 months later, would I have to use the settlement towards bankruptcy?
Taran Provost
Taran Provost answered on Jan 1, 2013

Generally, your right to receive a worker's compensation claim is exempt in bankruptcy. If you've received money prior to filing, however, that money could be claimed to pay your creditors, depending on the amount and other factors. Only the right to "receive" the benefit is exempt. This is a... Read more »

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Q: I'm recently divorced and my home is going into foreclosure. Is bankruptcy an option?
Taran Provost
Taran Provost answered on Jan 1, 2013

Hello -- Yes, bankruptcy is typically an option. Whether it would be chapter 13 or chapter 7 depends on a number of factors, including your present income and assets you own. Most in this situation file for chapter 7 and eliminate any possible deficiency you may have on the mortgage debt, while... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Collections for New York on
Q: Never signed anthing authorizing me as user on credit card. can i be held liable in new york state
Taran Provost
Taran Provost answered on Jan 1, 2013

Generally, using another person's credit card will make that other person liable for the debts you incur, not you. The only way you become liable is if you signed off as a responsible party for the debt. Typically, if someone makes you an authorized user, then that's all you are: a user of... Read more »

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