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  • Hit by car while riding a bicycle. I was riding my bicycle, obeying all road laws in the state of PA.

    A vehicle attempted to pass me on my left. The driver suddenly noticed she was now in the oncoming lane of traffic. Other vehicles were now approaching her. The driver of the striking vehicle panicked, and attempted to return to the proper lane...

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    We would still need more information. Age, job, loss of income, amount of medicals bills (past and future), seriousness of the cuts, scarring, impact on enjoyment of life, impact on future limitations to work, earn, hobbies, spend time with family etc etc etc - there are so many variables that can affect the value (location, jury pool, physical demeanor, personality, color of skin, family situation, and on and on and on - HOWEVER I will say, with providing those words of caution, pelvis fractures will often have serious future consequences. If liability is clear, I'd be reluctant to settle a pelvis fracture for less than $100K, and have settled them for as high as $500K - But without all of your specific facts, it would be very difficult for another attorney to value your case. Talk to your attorney and tell him your concerns, and keep asking questions until you understood the risks and rewards of any settlement. I would insist on an appropriate range or opinion by the attorney. Hope this helps.

    thanks
    noah

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  • Where do i start? I have moderate to severe injuries from falling off a 2nd floor balcony on someone else's private property .

    I was visiting a friend and fell from a 2nd floor balcony because i leaned on the wooden railing and it collapsed. I was transported by ambulance to the Trauma unit. I have a fractured Pelvis, Femur, sacrum, Humerus and several other fractures. My...

    Noah’s Answer

    You need to contact an experienced personal injury attorney asap. I would also notify your friends insurance carrier. I know these types of injuries very well and a fractured pelvis creates all kinds of future problems. It sounds like you have a really good personal injury case.

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  • How much is having neck pain with nausea when i had neck pain but no nausea

    this is it in a nut shell after a minor auto accident on aug. 14th 2012

    Noah’s Answer

    probably not much unless you can establish medical bills, lost wages, and future pain or problems - good luck
    noah

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  • Doctor operated to remove infected tissue and deviated septum and second opinion septum was ok and NO infected tissue

    I had surgery for the fear he stated if I left infected tissue there there could be problems and if I got another infection it could go to my brain. Second opinion today to find out after looking at cat scan cd done before surgery that ther...

    Noah’s Answer

    You need to ask the doctor who gave the second opinion whether the first doctor deviated from the standard of care with the original diagnosis? If so, you may very well have a case. You need a certificate of merit if you are to proceed.

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  • What is the criminal penalty for an individual taking a referral payment from an attorney?

    A friend is considering referring his wife to another lawfirm where the partner offered to pay him for the case. Is this illegal for the non-lawyer? If so, what is the crime?

    Noah’s Answer

    I do not believe there is any criminal penalty for the non-attorney. It is highly unethical for the lawyer, and if the lawyer is stupid enough and/or greedy enough to be this unethical that is the lawyers problem and not the one referring the case.

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  • What does it mean when bar who being suied in dram shop case what to sit drow and talk is that good or bad

    where person was drinking right before he killed my son

    Noah’s Answer

    I would not do it - Be very careful - If the bar served an intoxicated individual and then that individual caused harm to your son, you may have a very good case against the bar and I would contact the best personal injury attorney you can asap

    Please let me know if you have any questions at all
    noah

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  • Can a contingent fee agreement, later ask for a retainer?

    Personal injury case

    Noah’s Answer

    Seems Shady. It would depend upon the details, but if your lawyer offered a contingent fee, I would make them live up to it, unless you mislead them on certain facts. Sounds to me like a bait and switch.

    good luck!
    noah

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  • Can i try to handle accident claim on my own? If i don't get the amount i feel is sufficient can i then hire a lawyer?

    I don't want to lose 33% of my case value if i can request an amount on my own. Do insurance companies alter their claim if you try to settle on your own and then hire a lawyer?

    Noah’s Answer

    Certainly you can try. Just be careful. Do not be over anxious and be extremely careful in what you say and sign. Pro se plaintiffs are typically offered less, but without a legal fee, it is possible that you come out ahead. However, it is also possible that you hurt a potential case. If you do try to receive an offer, most lawyers will offer free consultations and share their opinion if the offer sounds reasonable.

    Good luck
    noah

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  • Is this a malpractice case?

    Had a hysterectomy, I was told initially the instrument slipped and burned my bowel. They stitched it immediately. 5 days later it failed. I ended up with an infection and a colostomy. 1 month later I was told by my dr. That he needed to tell ...

    Noah’s Answer

    It certainly sounds like a case. While injury to the bobowel can be a risk of this procedure. Using too high of a bovie setting or being careless often causes these types of injuries. The fact that it has taken so long to obtain the records is also suspicious. Get your records and have them reviewed asap. Good luck. Noah

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  • How do I go about getting a judgment for 7000.00 from a person getting a large amount of money from a lawsuit?

    Rented my home to Crystal Thompson and David Haney 2009-2009. The judge awarded me $7000.00 for back rent and damages (ie stole my dryer, threw dead fish all over and literally threw poop all over the bathroom) I have spoken to his current lawy...

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    I can tell you exactly what you need to do.

    1. First, make sure your judgment is entered in the county where the debtor resides.

    2. Issue a Writ of execution and serve their personal injury lawyer with interrogatories in aid of execution. Once served - their lawyer must tell you if he is holding any money for his clients. If he is, then he must maintain those accounts until your debt is paid.

    Timing is very important here and you need to hire a debt collection attorney who know how to garnish monies from third parties.

    It sounds collectible if done right. In addition, you would maintain rights against the original debtors after they receive their settlement proceeds of course as well.

    Good Luck

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