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Jeena R. Belil

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  • Someone crashed into my car, and now my neck hurts. Do Insurance companies ever pay for a Chiropractor?

    Someone crashed into my car, and now my neck hurts. Do Insurance companies ever pay for a Chiropractor?

    Jeena’s Answer

    No-Fault Insurance covers chiropractic. No referral from your primary care physician needed. Try to find a good chiropractor who takes No-Fault coverage. Good luck!

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  • I was in an accident, rear ended from behind. This is my friends car and the car is fully insured.

    I am not on the insurance policy but i suffered back and neck pain and was taking to hospital after accident. My friends insurance company will not pay my medical bills. They are telling me that because i live in another household with a driver wh...

    Jeena’s Answer

    You need to hire a qualified and experienced lawyer who knows how to handle New York State No-Fault disputes. That person will review all of the facts and correspondence from the insurance company with you and he or she will bring arbitration or a lawsuit against the insurer to settle the coverage dispute. If you were in an accident in New York State and a passenger in your friend's vehicle, it does not matter that you were on your friend's insurance policy - you would be entitled to receive No Fault benefits from the insurance company that covers your friend's vehicle.

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  • Should I wait until my doctor win arbitration?

    I had an auto accident 2 years ago, and I settled two weeks ago, and I got a phone call from my lawyer. My lawyer said he can't give me a check until my surgeon ( I had a shoulder surgery) win arbitration (vs Geico). He said I have two options. ...

    Jeena’s Answer

    If your surgeon took an assignment of No-Fault benefits, then the surgeon has no legal right to take a lien on your personal injury recovery. Have your lawyer obtain a copy of the assignment of benefits, if you signed one. If you did, any lien you may have signed is void.

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  • What is the standard calculation considered in a settlement offer for having a protruding disc in neck.

    I am in the process of putting in a settlement offer for my injurys as well for a number of things. Me and my lawyer came up with a number that I would be happy with, even though I think it is alittle low considering the circumstances behind the s...

    Jeena’s Answer

    In addition to the great information you have already received, I would also like to add that if you are still treating and are considering further treatment options, it it may be a bit premature and short-sighted to settle your case right now.

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  • Can my daughter sue my insurance co without suing me . After having been in an accident as a passenger in my car?

    While driving on the Merritt Highway from Connecticut, I was cut off by another driver. While trying to avoid an accident , I loss control and went off the road, the car was total. My daughter suffered some injuries, and is currently seeing two do...

    Jeena’s Answer

    Unfortunately not.

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  • I just got hit by a cab

    while riding my bike I have injurys on both legs knees my left foot and elbows what can I do about it

    Jeena’s Answer

    1. Get yourself checked out at the emergency room. If you have already been discharged, follow up with an orthopedist as soon as possible.
    2. Make sure you obtained the information on the taxi (Plate/Medallion info). Hopefully police were called to scene and they took down a report. If they did, obtain a report from the precinct asap.
    3. Your primary source of No-Fault coverage would be on the Taxi's insurer. You need to find out who the insurer is and contact them to give them initial information about the accident so that you can obtain a claim number to be used during any accident related medical treatment.
    Any lawyer would need more information from you. It is best to call one of the fine injury attorneys on AVVO.

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  • Should I change my lawyer or take the offer?

    I had an auto accident, and almost 100% opponent's fault. My lawyer got offer from insurance company recently. I said to my lawyer that I would take the offer from insurance company at first, but then I changed my mind because I thought offer is t...

    Jeena’s Answer

    Every single injury case is unique, with their own sets of contributing and mitigating factors. Why some other folks may have received more compensation because of the same injury is dependent on a great many variables. I would suggest that you not compare your case to anyone else's. However, you do have the right to seek a second opinion about your case.

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  • I have a injury case and it has been almost one year and the video has not been seen by my lawyer yet is the defense stalling

    Cause we have a coference in feb in which the all evidence must be produce before trial

    Jeena’s Answer

    How do you know there is a video if your lawyer hasn't seen it yet? If there is a video of you and your lawyer has requested it, then the defense attorney must provide it. If they don't, they can't use it at trial. Speak with your attorney and find out what is going on.

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  • My parked car got hit by a garbage truck and they just left.

    Luckily my neighbor's surveillance camera capture all this, including the license plate of the garbage truck. I called up the NYC Dept of Sanitation and when I gave them the license plate #, they said the truck was not on rounds that day. My car'...

    Jeena’s Answer

    To expand on the answer provided, you need to file a Notice of Claim with the City within ninety (90) days of the accident to bring any damages claim. Hire a lawyer to assist you with this as specific legal requirements must be followed or your claim can be declared a nullity.

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  • Hi If someone hit me in a hit and run do the police have to investigate? I was hit by a truck on the Staten Island Expressway an

    Hi If someone hit me in a hit and run do the police have to investigate? I was hit by a truck on the Staten Island Expressway and when talking to the police operator when on the phone they said they would not go after him I want to know if legally...

    Jeena’s Answer

    You must report the accident to the police within 24 hours. If you look at your auto insurance policy, under Uninsured Motorist Coverage, it describes what you must do in order for you to obtain any benefits owed to you under the Hit and Run coverage endorsement.

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