I called my lawyer, 7 months after my wreck, and eight weeks since my medical discharge, to get an update on my case. He told me that he has proof read the policy limits demand letter and will be sending it to the other parties insurance company that day. Well, that was weeks ago. Since I did not... View More
Hopefully, I can answer some of your concerns. Your primary issue seems to revolve around a complete lack of communication with your lawyer. I totally understand your concern on that issue. A lack of communication is one of the biggest complaints about lawyers in general. The lawyer and client need...View More
I do have a lawyer currently, but they are not being transparent or giving me information. I am considering going with someone else. In the mean time , I want to know the at fault drivers policy limits. I have ongoing medical treatment and it is important to me to know what my case is potentially... View More
I would first recommend you meet and talk with your lawyer. It is so important the lawyer-client relationship be one of trust and communication. The person you already hired owes you a duty to communicate regularly and work tirelessly to get you the best result.
I hired a lawyer last year due to a automobile accident. A negligent driver rear ended me at a high speed. I have no health insurance, so the lawyer has partnered with an insurance company to get me treatment. The case manager for this insurance co. Has sent me to the sketchiest doctor, who does... View More
I'm sorry you are dealing with this situation. This is a common problem in personal injury cases where you don't have health insurance. The first priority should always be to get the medical care you need for recovery. That priority should also be accomplished with your interest first and...View More
I'm not sure what you mean by "full and final." In Alabama, workers compensation has two parts. One is medical treatment. Two is the money benefits payable to you for disability, whether the disability is temporary while off work getting care or permanent once you reach maximum...View More
In every personal injury case, the client should have full information about their case and settlement. Your lawyer should have discussed the financial issues with you throughout the process so you could make the best decisions possible. At the end of the case, your lawyer should have also provided...View More
I was doing commercial construcvetion and a scaffold that wasnt put together correctly, by someone else collapsed while I was on it. I had to have a plate put in my clavicle, and had problems walking for months because of my sciatic nerve, had to rehab for it. They paid my weekly payment until I... View More
Thanks for the question. You actually may have two possible cases. You certainly have a workers compensation case. You also may have what is commonly called a third-party case against the company that installed the scaffolding. In Alabama, you typically cannot sue your own employer or co-workers...View More
The short answer, is yes. Medical benefits are not currently subject to the two year statute of limitations. They are legally available for the remainder of your life. If you are still suffering problems from your accident and injury, you should seek medical care as soon as possible. Keep in mind,...View More
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