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Craig A. Post

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  • If client was rear- ended by a drunk driver; and he lost control of the wheel, that lead to knee surgery, how would solve claim?

    Client knee hit starring wheel ,due to rear ended, by another car; leg went dead, couldn't move due impact; injury lead to medial meniscus tear arthroscopic knee surgery. Ten months of chiropractor therapy, seeing doctor 2x a week. Lawyers in new ...

    Craig’s Answer

    As my colleagues point out, there is simply not enough information here to respond to your question. Your attorney is in the best position to evaluate your damages. If you don't trust him/her, then move on. If you do, then listen to his/her advice.

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  • How can a New York Car accident lawyer withdraw as counsel when he/she feels that the case has no merits prior to filing suit?

    How can a New York Car accident lawyer withdraw as counsel when he/she feels that the case has no merits prior to filing suit?

    Craig’s Answer

    As Mr. Pascale says, the lawyer can send a non-engagement letter based upon the results of his/her investigation. Do you want a lawyer handling a case he/she feels has no merit?

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  • Can I go to multiple no-fault treatments on the same day?

    I was rear ended twice. It resulted in two different No Fault cases, with different injuries and some exacerbated injuries. I'm already doing PT 3x/week & Massage 3x/week, each on their own day for one case. Its been recommended that I try aqua...

    Craig’s Answer

    Technically you should be able to go to different therapies for different injuries. As a practical matter, your therapists should know what you are doing especially since the overlapping treatment multiple times a day may be doing more harm then good. You also run the risk of getting one or the other (or both) accident related treatments terminated if each is determined to not be medically necessary in light of the other. Be up front with your therapists.

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  • I'm 31 years old. I was molested at age 8. I'm a nj resident. I didnt remember until I was 18. Can I sue my offender civilly?

    He molested me for a year. I blocked it.out becaue we moved. When I was a teenager we moved back and I saw his face and everything hit me like a brick. I did research on him and.discovered he continued to sexuly.assult young girls.even though I be...

    Craig’s Answer

    Ms. Brice is correct. It is likely that your time to bring a claim has expired however if you have proof that such acts are still being committed, you should consider going to the police.

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  • If my husband gets into a car accident for DWI and he is sued, am I his wife, affected as well?

    I'm concerned that everything I worked for (my home) can be taken away by a lawsuit that I have no fault in. If so, is there anything I can do to protect myself n children to prevent losing my savings, assets, etc. if such a lawsuit would take pl...

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    Possibly. Do you have an ownership interest in the car? Is the house jointly owned? If you have an ownership interest in the car that was involved then you may be vicariously liable by statute. Signing a document will serve no purpose. If you are concerned about your personal exposure as a result of this accident, you should consult with an attorney to discuss that exposure and how it may impact your assets.

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  • How long does it take to get short term disability from an employer? I am going on ten weeks with no income and lost job.

    I have been out of work since May 24, 2015. I have been to multiple doctors and have had papers to prove it. I have done what I was told to do by the insurance company. The only problem I had was submitting my doctors papers on time. That has sinc...

    Craig’s Answer

    Short term disability claims in NY are administered by the Worker's Compensation Board. Have you attempted to contact it in order to determine the status of your claim? It may be 10 weeks since you were injured but you do not indicate when the application was actually made or how long ago they received the medical information that you were unable to timely submit.

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  • My daughter in kindergarden got hurt in classroom with cut by eye. Nurse called and tols us about it and said she didnt think it

    needed stiches. been like 9 months and now there is a pretty good scar which looks like will be a permanent mark. Its in nys is it worth it to get a lawyer or not.

    Craig’s Answer

    If you are seriously contemplating a claim against the school or student or whomever, you should at least consult with an attorney. Only by doing so will you know whether it is worth pursuing and all of your options. Good luck.

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  • Medical Injury Device Case.

    I am a transactional attorney who has a client who suffered broken rods and screws after receiving spinal fusion surgery. Looking to refer case out for lawsuit. Please contact me if interested.

    Craig’s Answer

    I believe the better practice would be to use the Find an Attorney function to locate an attorney in or near the venue where the case will be pending. The site was not really intended for contact in the manner you are trying.

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  • Can you file a claim against a city if you get hurt while walking next to side walk on road due to construction.

    I live in nys and was down in Raleigh NC and hotel complex was building a new Marriott. Had to walk in street because sidewalk was closed and the rain covert was improperly finish as I was walking I fell in the unfinished paved road and severely ...

    Craig’s Answer

    It is possible that you have a claim but what's good in NY may not be good in NC. You should consult with a NC personal injury attorney as soon as possible.

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  • Can 1 deductible apply as opposed to 2 deductibles? Commercial policy, property & revenue loss. Can we apply the highest one?

    Business/Commercial policy. It covers property damage and business interruption loss. Property deductible is $100,000 Business Interruption deductible is 30 days (the first 30 days). 1 event. 1 covered peril. Damage to the pr...

    Craig’s Answer

    What do the policies say? This is really a question that should be directed to your insurance broker.

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