The WC doctor ordered an EMG/NCS test (#1) in September, 2020 with an abnormal study indicating minimal nerve damage at my L5 nerve root which suggested a possible recovery time of 8 weeks from a slip & fall injury.
WC doctor ordered PT in October 2020 where I was placed on a Lumbar... Read more »
Yes, an injured worker can file a separate medical malpractice claim when the doctor is not an employee of the same company. While often referred to as “WC” doctors, they usually are not employed by the company where the worker was injured or the workers’ compensation carrier....Read more »
I'm working with an insurance company they're telling me pain and suffering is only multiplied by medical costs. Everything else I see says lost wages and medical expense past and future. "economic damages" They're offering me a ridiculously low offer that doesn't even... Read more »
A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Until you are able to consult with a local attorney, the general rule nationwide is that pain and suffering are not bound by such formulas or ratios. People sometimes use such ratios as a rough rule of thumb,...Read more »
North Carolina. No case pending. I was bitten by a dog while working Saturday in a woman’s yard, I’m a pest control technician. I didn’t require hospital attention but was bleeding and definitely still sore. I didn’t do workman’s comp because I felt at the time it wasn’t that bad. Well... Read more »
You have a claim against the dog owner for negligence and strict liability. Most homeowners insurance policies nowadays do not cover animal attacks unless the insured has purchased an animal attack insurance rider. Contact a North Carolina personal injury attorney for representation to get out a...Read more »
A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It is possible; that doesn't necessarily mean a facility will automatically accept blame and offer reimbursement. It would be helpful if there was a report or some form of documentation that identified...Read more »
I walked into my local hospital ER 28 weeks pregnant. I walked in the ER doors and told the nurse my name, bday, the fact that I was 28 wks pregnant, bleeding and in pain. They were busy but she acknowledged all I said, printed out a wristband an had me sit in the waiting room for 7 hours like this... Read more »
A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. To answer your question, you could reach out to med mal attorneys in North Carolina to discuss in detail. If a law firm felt there could be grounds for a viable case, they...Read more »
You may. Your landlord could be negligent for either failing to maintain the property and a safe habitable condition due to a failure to perform reasonable inspections or to perform repairs within a reasonable time after being notified of of the condition of the floor.
A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a general matter, there are delays being experienced nationwide with many types of cases, largely related to COVID. Without knowing the details of your case, as a general matter, larger multi-district...Read more »
In order to have a claim under homeowners insurance you would have to show negligence to make a claim under the liability coverage. Homeowners policies often have medical payments coverage that covers medical bills for injuries arising on the property, but I don’t frankly know whether it would...Read more »
In answer to your question, yes. I don't think his excuse is valid however law enforcement is not require to have each driver involved in a MVA given a breathlyzer test. Now, if you think the law enforcement really breached his duties, then you can assert a complaint with his supervisor or...Read more »
Yes you have a case against the store that employed the assailant, if he had a history of violence and the store knew or should’ve known before they hired him. Retain counsel in your state to represent you on a contingency fee basis, which means you don’t pay anything unless you win.
You will need qualified medical expert testimony that establishes the product caused your injury in order to have a good case. Product liability cases are very difficult to handle without a lawyer. I recommend you have a personal consultation with a personal injury lawyer to evaluate your case.
I have a brand new 15 foot trampoline still in the box that I bought from Walmart. If I sell the trampoline to someone, and if that person/family unfortunately suffers an injury while using the trampoline (on their property), can they sue me?
Anyone can sue anyone for anything. Your suing would not be as much a stretch as this one, but you’ll either need to pay an attorney potentially tens of thousands of dollars or secure contingency representation....Read more »
The officer that who wrote the report was the same officer that I had a conflict within a past case in 2012 there was nothing kind said to one another and I think that this had something to do with the report being written the way that it was , I don't think it was fair! I have talked to an... Read more »
Best suggestion is to hire an attorney. An attorney will help navigate that process, and either contact the restaurant with a settlement demand or a legal complaint filed as a civil lawsuit based upon justifiable damages that you sustained as a result of the fall. Our firm would be more than happy...Read more »
A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It could depend on the rental agreement and what provisions it makes for coverage. But more fundamental than that, it could depend on how the slip and fall accident that resulted in your injury took place. A...Read more »
A North Carolina attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for a week. The most straightforward way is to simply ask your attorney. When I file suit, I give clients a copy of the summons and complaint for their records. Depending on the court system involved, it's possible...Read more »
My sister and I were walking my dog on the sidewalk past a house and their dog breaks through the door and runs at me and my sister. Are we able to stop the dog by physical means if it runs at us and is acting aggressive? I dont want to hurt the dog but if it stops me, my sister and dog safe I will... Read more »
I would have to read the municipal codes for Raleigh to know for sure, but as a general rule, you are allowed to defend yourself if you reasonably feel threatened. My strong suspicion is that you would be fine as long as you could reasonably claim you were defending yourself, sister, or your dog.
A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. As a general matter in virtually all jurisdictions, courts will allow corrections of basic information to be made. If it involves something of deeper substance beyond a clerical error, such as extrinsic evidence...Read more »
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