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... Read more »
answered on May 2, 2023
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.
At our office, we believe... Read more »
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... Read more »
answered on Mar 17, 2023
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... Read more »
answered on Jul 28, 2022
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... Read more »
I was supposed to get a 70,000. On the case but only received 26,000
answered on Jan 6, 2022
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... Read 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... Read more »
answered on Jun 25, 2021
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... Read more »
It's been just over 2 years, but medical is still open, they offered 1000 and was gonna keep medical open but I didnt take money
answered on Jun 23, 2021
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,... Read more »
The person Im suing hasn't did there deposition and I wanted to know could they wait until next year to do theirs, or is it a time frame for them to do theirs. My deposition was held four months ago.
answered on Aug 27, 2020
Good question. With the current Covid-19 issues, many things are delayed. Your delays could be the result of coronavirus issues. But, I'll answer the question as if times are normal.
I've seen many lawyers frustrated by issues scheduling the other party's deposition. One of... Read more »
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