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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Florida on
Q: What is the break down percentage wise... in a three car accident where vehicle 1 is found 100% at fault.

Damage to vehicle 2 and 3 exceed policy limit.

Secondly feeling stiff and aching three days after can I still see a physician and or what type?

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Christopher Reynolds answered on May 3, 2018

That's a tricky one to answer without more information. Some owners might have to go through their own collision coverage if there is not enough property damage coverage for all the damage. Please call a local personal injury attorney to discuss the details so you get a fair result for both the... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Florida on
Q: Can you still go after someone even if they have bodily injury coverage? (I don’t have under insured motorist)

The question is as stated in the title. I ask this primarily because they have a coverage of $25,000 which is, according to my attorney, the maximum I will get out of this case. After my legal fees this leaves me north of 16 grand, but in order to restore myself to where I was at financially before... Read more »

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Christopher Reynolds answered on Apr 27, 2018

Yes you can pursue someone legally even if they do not have insurance or do not have enough insurance. However, the better question is whether it is worth it to go after such a person, as not everyone is collectible (e.g., not everyone has money to pay you). For example, if the person has... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: Is the homeowner responsible for his daughters dog injuring me in Florida?

I am a mailman in Florida and was attacked and bit at work. Injuring my knee requiring 2 surgerise and 18 months of missed work. The home owner claims it was his daughters dog who was home from college and therefore not his responsiblity ? Is the homeowner and his insurance liable in the state of... Read more »

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Christopher Reynolds answered on Dec 7, 2017

You can definitely make a claim against the owner of the dog. Claims against the homeowner are a bit more complicated if the homeowner is not the owner of the dog. Generally, if the homeowner knows that the dog is on the property and permits the dog to be on the property, the homeowner might be... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: I was hit but someone on a bicycle and they were deemed at fault are they required to pay for my damages?
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Christopher Reynolds answered on Dec 7, 2017

If you can prove that the bicyclist was at fault and caused you damage, then yes, the bicyclist would be responsible for your damages. Of course, the bicyclist would have to have money or insurance that would cover your damages, otherwise you wouldn't get anything. Contact a local personal injury... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: If you're at a seafood restaurant and an oyster has a pearl in it that cracks a molar are they responsible ?

The waitress and cooks both acknowledged that it was indeed a pearl .

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Christopher Reynolds answered on Dec 7, 2017

Generally, if food has something in it that is unexpected and the restaurant should have been able to detect and remove the foreign object, the restaurant can be held to be responsible for any injury that results from the object in the food. Your situation is interesting in that pearls are known... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability, Environmental and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Q: can i get you to call me?

where i rent.....the landlord has promised to fix things, 5 mnths later we still have no elec. in half the house, we have sever roach infestion he promised spray and has never. floors in the hallway falling thru, the deck broke and my mom fell thru it and hurt her self 3 months ago and still he has... Read more »

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Christopher Reynolds answered on Dec 7, 2017

That sounds like an awful living situation. There are landlord/tenant laws in Florida that protect tenants such as yourself. Call a local landlord/tenant attorney to discuss your situation and see what options you have.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: I need to find out if i have a negligence case against a police station , vehicle broke down and i was found in

Passenger seat , don't remember going to jail 4 to 5 hours later was still out of it - believe to be ruffied .. was not brought to a doctor, was put into main population which was still in and outta it- when going home only had a t-shirt and bra for clothing , multiple bruises all over my body

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Christopher Reynolds answered on Dec 7, 2017

You might have a problem proving what you think might have happened, but if you do believe that is what occurred, you should definitely call a local attorney and discuss whether or not you have grounds for starting legal action.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Florida on
Q: I have a very large, ugly scar on my wrist as the result of a wart removal and subsequent staph infection.

Went to dermatologist, was told it would be a easy routine procedure with no mention of scarring, a few days later my arm and hand were swollen, red, and very painful to where I couldn't sleep at night. I went to urgent care and they diagnosed staph and put me on heavy antibiotics, but were about... Read more »

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Christopher Reynolds answered on Dec 7, 2017

You might have a claim for the scarring. Call a local medical malpractice attorney and discuss the details to see what options you have. Basically, if the dermatologist did anything wrong and that caused the scar, you definitely have a claim. Generally, there is a 2 year statute of limitations... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: Can I sue a school that allowed my daughter to be sexually assaulted by another student while the teacher watched.

Back in 2013 my wife recieved a phone call from my daughter's teacher stating something really bad had happen to my daughter. We rushed to the school to meet with the teacher and was told my daughter performed oral sex on another student. Previous to this incident my daughter complained about this... Read more »

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Christopher Reynolds answered on Dec 7, 2017

Please contact an attorney soon. You can definitely file a lawsuit for this awful situation, as long as it isn't past the statute of limitations. Please contact a local attorney soon that can advise you how to proceed.

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2 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Q: what can I do?

I've lived at my current address for almost 6 years. Recently, the park was sold and the I've had more than an inkling that the new park super was a Racist POS. today, I came outside where he was doing whatever, I said Good Morning, and he all but Bursts into a Rant against Blacks and Mexicans!... Read more »

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Christopher Reynolds answered on Dec 7, 2017

Legally, it will all depend on your lease. A landlord can't just evict someone for no reason. Florida law lists very specific reasons that a landlord can evict a tenant. If you haven't done any of the things listed in the law, the landlord can't evict you prior to the end of your lease. If you... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: If an establishment allows known gang members to enter, is it responsible for the safety of other patrons?

Example: A bar / restaurant allows any number of gang members to enter, brandishing their gang colors. If the gang engages in an altercation such as a shoot out or fight, can the establishment be held liable for any injuries that can occur other bystanders / victims?

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Christopher Reynolds answered on Nov 30, 2017

A business generally has a duty to take reasonable measures for the safety of its patrons. In the situation you describe, places like bars or clubs generally have security for the safety of the patrons. If this security is insufficient, this may be a negligent security situation. So, for... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: Can I sue a hotel for their valets physically attacking my car after I struck parked vehicles?

I damaged my steering making a u turn and pulled into a hotels parking lot. When I tried to back out I struck parked vehicles. Two valets attacked my car by banging on it with flashlights. I ended up running away from scene out of fear. This ended up costing me legal, emotional and financial... Read more »

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Christopher Reynolds answered on Dec 7, 2017

You can always sue, but whether or not you would win is another matter. It does sound like you may have instigated the events, so it may be a difficult lawsuit. I would contact a local attorney and discuss the details and see what the attorney advises. Best of luck to you.

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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: Driving in my lane and a bicycle is next to me no bike lane and he states my truck mirror hit his elbow. No cops or ins.

Were called. he said he was ok sore elbow I game him my number offered to call cops and ins he said no. Guy calls later that day saying he went to the er and we talked several times that day checking up on him. He called the next day saying he would talk with him family about what to do next and... Read more »

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Christopher Reynolds answered on Dec 7, 2017

Call your insurance company and let them handle it. They will get to the bottom of it. Best of luck to you.

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