Andrew S Blumer’s Answers

Andrew S Blumer

Freehold Personal Injury Lawyer.

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  1. I was involved in a bad car accident. The lawyer was very lousy. Can I reopen the case after 4 months from the date it happened?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Andrew S Blumer
    2. Robert F. Black Jr.
    3. Christian K. Lassen II
    4. Kevin Coluccio
    5. Yolanda Navarrete
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    The short answer to your question is that you are still within your statute of limitations of 2 years for a motor vehicle accident in NJ so you still have time to pursue your potential case. A person such as yourself has the right to hire new counsel if he wishes. Move quickly to retain new counsel, if you wish, in order to preserve your rights. Good luck.

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  2. Employee on crutches loses balance on stairs and causes another employee to fall down the stairs and get injured. Need advice.

    Answered 4 months ago.

    1. Andrew S Blumer
    2. David English Kwartler
    3. Lidia L. Alperovich
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    Thank you for your inquiry. Given the facts you relay, your mother presents with a workers compensation claim. This will address needed medical care, payment of the medical bills, lost wages and permanency. A formal Petition must be filed to preserve and pursue the case. Feel free to look at my Avvo page if you wish.

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  3. I was injured in an auto accident mid Oct 2013. I suffered 2 herniated discs with nerve compression. MRI was supported by

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Patrick X Amoresano
    2. Steve Eliot Sanderfer
    3. David Ian Schoen
    4. John L. Schroeder
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    I agree with my colleagues. You really need to consult a lawyer to know your rights. First, you need to evaluate a personal injury claim. This requires you to notify your auto insurer so it properly pays you benefits you have paid for, like payment of your Medical Expense Benefits and Income Continuation Benefits. Second, depending on whether you were injured while in the course of your employment (like driving to a client), you may have a workers compensation claim. Depending on this answer,...

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  4. Can I file a home insurance claim for a tree limb falling on my dog?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Andrew S Blumer
    2. Christian K. Lassen II
    3. Barry Franklin Poulson
    4. Gary A Kester
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    Yes. First, submit the claim for all damages sustained to both your homeowner's insurance carrier and your neighbor's homeowner's insurance carrier. Next, see if he/she will give you the information voluntarily, and if not, let your homeowner's carrier work for you and get that information as it will likely require this information for purposes of it's seeking to subrogate (get paid back from the responsible party) the money it lays out on this claim to you. You ultimately have a...

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  5. Person A ran a red light, t-boned my car. Person A's ins says he lacks bodily injury coverage. Should I sue for my med bills?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Patrick X Amoresano
    2. Christian K. Lassen II
    3. Andrew S Blumer
    4. Yolanda Navarrete
    5. Andrew Daniel Myers
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    Thank you for your inquiry. FIrst, you most likely have a claim for compensation under your own auto policy for uninsured motorist benefits coverage, but your insurance coverages have to be reviewed. Second, your insurance coverages also have to be reviewed to determine which one (health verses auto) is primary with regard to payment. Your doctors should be billing both, as once health declines it, auto is responsible to pay it under the PIP benefits you pay for and they can fight with your...

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  6. I was hit by a car backing out of parking lot.Is the driver at fault or is the store.How I got to the store matters to my case

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Andrew S Blumer
    2. Merry Melinda Fountain
    3. Stacy E Pepper
    4. Christian K. Lassen II
    5. Yolanda Navarrete
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    Thank you for email. First, you are talking about a potentially significant personal injury claim. You should consult with seasoned personal injury litigator to address the complexities presented in your matter that touch upon liability (who us at fault for causing the accident) and your damages (economic and non-economic damages). Second, you need to do multiple things here, including the following: 1) get a lawyer; immediately, noting you have a 2 year statute of limitations for filing...

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  7. My daughter was hit in the rear end on the nj parkway. Why isn't the guy who hit her liable?

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Gregory S. Shields
    2. Andrew S Blumer
    3. Yolanda Navarrete
    4. Anne Marie Breslin
    5. Christian K. Lassen II
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    First, sorry to hear your daughter was involved in an accident. Second, was she injured? Third, you potentially identify a claim against not only the driver who struck your daughter in the rear, but also an uninsured motorist claim under your own policy for the role the unknown, phantom vehicle that fled played in this. I strongly suggest you contact a personal injury lawyer who concentrates in car accidents, as you are in need of legal advice so your daughter understands her options and...

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  8. How long do you have to file a lawsuit for a hit and run car accident?

    Answered 3 months ago.

    1. Francis M Smith
    2. Andrew S Blumer
    3. Christian K. Lassen II
    4. Patrick X Amoresano
    5. Richard P. Console
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    Uninsured motorist claim is a 6 year Statute of Limitations period. Personal injury claim against a known person or entity is 2 years in NJ.

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  9. My friend is still experiencing pain a year after a worker's compensation claim that was dismissed by insurance co's doctor...

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Andrew S Blumer
    2. Richard A Reinartz
    3. Christian K. Lassen II
    4. Michael L Pescatore
    5. David Ian Schoen
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    Thank you for your inquiry. Your friend does have a two year statute of limitations to formally file a Claim Petition. This will require a lawyer, in my opinion. He should seek counsel immediately to protect his rights. There may also be a potential third party case against any non-employer (including co-employees) who may have been involved if this involves some type of accident. Please feel free to look up my profile on Avvo. -Andrew Blumer, Esq.

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  10. Can I sue for a dog bite to my face that occurred at a local business?

    Answered 1 day ago.

    1. Daniel Jon Himelman
    2. Gerald D Siegel
    3. Thomas Frank Rinaldi
    4. Michael T Warshaw
    5. Michael A Ferrara Jr
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    I would add that you should not talk to the other party or the dog owner and business insurance carriers. Also, must preserve evidence. Take pictures showing your visible injuries to document the appearance of any scarring wound. It is very important to discuss everything you are feeling with an aggressive and seasoned trial attorney to help evaluate the extent of your injuries since there may be nerve damage to the damaged area and psychological trauma. Also need clarity on whether other body...

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