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Rafael has answered 105 questions

  • How long does it take for a car accident settlement take from 2 yrs ago ?

    Asked by a user in Buffalo, NY - 9 months ago.

    There are a lot of factors that can dictate whether you will receive a settlement or will need to take your case to trial to win an award. A personal injury case can take anywhere from 2-5 years...

    12 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • I was hired to do a wedding at a member onsite property with their own chapel. the steps broke and I broke ankle .what to sue?

    Asked by a user in Rome, NY - 9 months ago.

    The answer will vary based on who owned the property and who was responsible for stairs. For example, were they temporary stairs brought in for the event? If so then the company who owned would have...

    12 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Slip and fall

    Asked by a user in Buffalo, NY - 6 months ago.

    There are a few factors that go into evaluating whether there is a claim. Based on what you have indicated so far it is definitely worthwhile to consult with an attorney to determine if there is a...

    11 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • 66 year old woman 15 day hospital stay resulted in stage 2 bedsores.

    Asked by a user in 11694 - 7 months ago.

    The evaluation of this potential claims requires more details. On its face it sounds like there may be something. If you wish to look into this further I advise you contact an attorney as soon as...

    11 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Spinal fusion after car accident

    Asked by a user in Albany, NY - 8 months ago.

    Under NY Insurance law you can request written proof of all available insurance coverage to satisfy any claim against the driver who caused your accident. So you are not limited to the "word" of the...

    11 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Can i sue my doctor for malpractice case while im on worker's comp.

    Asked by a user in Niagara Falls, NY - 7 months ago.

    The fact you are receiving Workers Compensation benefits does not prevent you from bringing a claim for medical malpractice. However, the insurance company will have a lien if it paid for any...

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  • 3030 motion in new york

    Asked by a user in New York, NY - over 1 year ago.

    This is a question you should direct to your attorney.

    8 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • If I am in surgery can I be burned and given no explanation of how it why

    Asked by a user in Rochester, NY - 3 months ago.

    It sounds like there is something here which warrants investigation. You should take photos of the area to show the progression of the healing and make sure you see a medical provider who can...

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  • I have an injury lawsuit, will my own attorney do a background check on me for other past lawsuits for dates i cannot remember

    Asked by a user in Montgomery, NY - over 1 year ago.

    Unfortunately with the passage of time all of our memories start to fade. A thorough investigation into your past medical history is an important aspect of representing you properly. This includes a...

    7 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Can I sue for injuries sustained in my car accident?

    Asked by a user in Buffalo, NY - about 1 year ago.

    You may have a claim and should contact an attorney as soon as possible. Under NY law you must prove the other driver was negligent in causing the accident. Which seems apparent under your facts. The...

    7 lawyers agreed with this answer