Q: Can i still get a lawyer
i want to know if i got into a car accident and i cant work due to it (my hip hurts bad with medicine and my back is hurting real bad) the people from progressive gave me 500$ but ive been going to the doctors like they ask for months now and im still having pain what can i do ? im not able to stand long periods of time due to accident the ssi people denied help why i dont know and the person from progressive told me to get a lawyer
A: Based on the facts here, it’s hard to tell if you entered into finalized settlement terms for the $500 you mention. Speaking with a personal injury lawyer would at least enable you to have your case assessed to determine what your options are, and learning about deadlines and statutes of limitations within which you need to act to preserve your legal rights. It sounds like speaking with a disability lawyer would also be helpful in learning your options regarding Social Security Disability-related issues.
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