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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Vermont on

Q: I was walking my dog and and we both got knocked down by a cyclist -- will the insurer pay for my pet's vet bills?

Mr. Michael John Gannon answered on Jul 21, 2017

Initially, your question doesn't mention which insurance company. If the cyclist has insurance, that company may elect to pay veterinary bills but it's far from certain it will agree to do so. The company may take the position that you were wholly or partially to blame for the accident. It's... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Vermont on

Q: Is my neighbor liable for injuries resulting from their tree falling on our house?

Mr. Michael John Gannon answered on Jun 16, 2017

Possibly. It depends on whether your neighbors were on notice of the risk presented by the tree and failed to act. If that's the case then they are potentially liable.

4 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Car Accidents for Connecticut on

Q: Is there any lawyer in Waterbury that do not ask for upfront fee, and get paid once case is settled?

Mr. Michael John Gannon answered on May 5, 2017

I'm not aware of any lawyer in the Waterbury Vermont area who will agree to defer payment in a family law matter. There may some but I don't know of them.

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