answered on Jan 30, 2023
You can change attorneys anytime. The new attorney would have to share his/her fees with the prior attorney. Therefore it would have no affect on your share. You should contact anyone of us on JUSTIA for a free consultation. You maybe entitled to money for pain and suffering etc.
answered on Dec 13, 2022
You may have both a worker’s compensation case against your employer and a personal injury case against the third party that created the hole. Each case would provide you with certain benefits. Be aware of the statute of limitations. You should contact anyone of us for a free consultation.
My Attorney told Me I Could Not Receive Three Disability at a Time. I Attend from 2013 to 2019 with My New PTP given to Me. I did Not Get Paid Nothing. Not Even Mileage. Only My SSDI and My Pension Owed to Me. I Attend Every Month. His Assessment Read. This Man is "PTD" SHALL NOT LIFT... Read more »
answered on Aug 1, 2022
You may be entitled to temporary disability and permanent disability payments. However you can not collect both state disability and worker’s compensation temporary disability at the same time. That would be double recovery. You are also entitled to Milage.
More information is necessary... Read more »
My accident was 8 months ago I have a lawyer that took my case ,
And a case worker and I have never spoke to one of them I have left email , messages with there answering service txt messages and not one have I got a reply
answered on May 1, 2023
We need more information to determine what the value of your case is. You can consult anyone of us on Justia so we could answer your questions.
Partner and I were both struck by a vehicle, driver refused to give us information until the cops got there, the police arrived while we were both being driven away in the ambulance witnesses state he did have insurance, cops took down all information except for who his insurance company is. We... Read more »
answered on Jan 18, 2023
Anyone of us on Justia would be able to obtain the insurance information for you.
You would be entitled to money for the repair of your car, rental, medical bills, loss of earnings, pain and suffering etc.
You should consult with anyone of us on Justia ASAP.
Obviously in the circumstance that it's VERY straight forward such as car vs pedestrian trip to the ER and the definately had insurance
answered on Dec 24, 2022
Yes, attorneys do give advances depending on the case. You should contact anyone of us on Justia for a free consultation.
He said i have a cyst on my elbow and spinel stenosis mentioned epidural injections and pain management and chiropractor does this mean I am not MMI or P&S
answered on Sep 10, 2022
Yes. QME doesn’t think you are MMI yet. You need to get the treatments QME has recommended and then be evaluated by him so he could provide an MMI report.
Went to ER with abdominal pain and few days later I end up blind, no prior vision issues, no family history of any vision problems, not diabetic and Kaiser is telling me this is "chronic glaucoma"?
answered on Aug 12, 2022
Sorry to hear that. You could have a good malpractice case. You should contact anyone of us on Justia for a consultation.
I was Set Up to have a Much Needed Cervical Surgery Suggested By MRIs and Other Exams to have a 3 Disc's Herniation Surgery and Severe Foramina Stenosis and Kyphosis Surgery by a Neck Go to Neurosurgeon. He wrote in Three Reports how Bad I Needed this Surgery. But go Ahead and Finish the... Read more »
answered on Aug 1, 2022
Is the doctor providing an opinion as to why he is changing his recommendation?
I suggest you get a second opinion from another doctor ASAP and obtain a neutral opinion AME or QME as well.
California case- I was never told of any court dates but they all occurred. I’m a bit hesitant to just trust blindly here. The lawyer has been vague on things and I alone was the one who hired him, talked to him. My wife was incapable
answered on May 5, 2022
No. The case is not dead if Plaintiff dies. There is a new law that allows pain and suffering even if Plaintiff dies. You should consult anyone of us on Justia for a free consultation.
answered on Feb 3, 2022
Sounds like you have a great case. You are entitled to money for your property damage, medical bills, loss of earnings, pain and suffering etc. You should contact anyone of us on JUSTIA for a free consultation.
My dog and dad both got bit. My dog was bit in the rib cage and my dad was bit in the arm.
My dad was able to fight off the pitbull without any more harm being done to anyone. The pitbull came from a house on our street. We called animal control who came out today and took a police report... Read more »
answered on Jan 16, 2022
Your father can file a claim against the owner of the house where the dog came out from as well as against any tenant who owns the dog. Your dad is entitled to recovery of his medical bills, loss of earnings, pain and suffering etc
He should contact anyone of us on Justia ASAP for a free... Read more »
Accident caused by a flight of stairs. The bottom step is substantially lower than the other 15 steps which caused me to trip and land on my ankle. Tripped a few times over the past 2 years but this time i broke my ankle.
answered on Nov 1, 2021
You should report it to the landlord right away. Did you tell the paramedics/ emergency room doctors or nurses that the stairs caused your fall? You should contact anyone of us on Justia for a free consultation.
I was injured when I was rear-ended but the at fault driver does not have insurance.
answered on Sep 26, 2021
Do you have uninsured motorist coverage on your insurance policy? If so, your insurance will pay your claim and will pursue the other party for reimbursement. You should consult with anyone of us on Justia for a free consultation
I work at well known make up retailer. We have people coming in to steal every day and our company does nothing to stop it. We are forced to let them in, watch the harass customers and employees, and feel in danger the whole time. This has caused me severe emotional distress. With covid, we keep a... Read more »
answered on Dec 17, 2020
You could make a psych worker’s compensation claim. You should report it to your supervisor and hire a worker’s compensation attorney ASAP.
WC now wants my med. records. How far back am I required to realease? Have I damaged my case w/ WC by trying to deal with it privately before? I had heard horror stories about WC and didn't want to have that experience. Thank you.
answered on Dec 1, 2020
It depends what stage your case is in. Have you picked a neutral doctor yet? I suggest you consult with any one of us on Justia before picking a neutral doctor. That is VERY important.
As for prior records they can subpoena your prior medical records to see if you have had similar... Read more »
It put a hole in her foot and she works on her feet. It was painful and the hole was deep
answered on Nov 25, 2020
Your girlfriend has a good case against the landlord. You should contact anyone of us on Justia for a free consultation.
A van hit me while I was riding a bike and did not stop at all. AfterWards a lady pulled up in her car, showed me a photo of the van and said “this Is the person who hit u and handed me a paper with the license plate number. I’m not in horrible pain but definitely noticeable pain . What... Read more »
answered on Nov 23, 2020
You should consult anyone of us on Justia right away so we can run a license plate check, find out who his insurance carrier is and file a claim. You are entitled to money for your medical bills, loss of earnings, pain and suffering etc.
Sounds like you have a good case.
I reported the injury to my supervisor at work. WC claim was filed. I will be having surgery to my low back on 12/01/2020 due to the fall. No attorney wants to handle my personal injury claim because, I am told Otis is hard to deal with and they will try every trick in the book not to pay a claim.... Read more »
answered on Nov 23, 2020
Sounds like you have a good personal injury as well as a good worker’s compensation case.
You can contact anyone of us on Justia for a free consultation. Some of us handle BOTH types of cases and can answer your questions on both cases.
After filling 2 QME forms I sent one to my adjuster and the second to the state compensation places, and this is because my adjuster closed my case because Concentra gave me a zero impairment rating, now I called my adjuster today to confirm he got the mail but could not answer his phone, but the... Read more »
answered on Oct 21, 2020
You are entitled to a QME. The adjuster would prefer you don’t go to a QME. You should contact anyone of us on Justia for a free consultation.
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