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Stewart C Crawford Jr.

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  • Shoplifting from walmart, cops called but never showed up & was let go. please help

    I'm over 18. Was brought back into security room. They took ID, asked for my weight, ssn phone #, but NO headshot & I DID NOT sign anything. First they say I’ll receive a fine in the mail, then later tell me they ended up calling cops because of t...

    Stewart’s Answer

    If you receive anything (eg summons from court, telephone call from police, or letter from walmart) do not respond without first talking to an attorney

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  • Can I deduct my Renters Insurance deductible from my rent check?

    I rent a whole house. The water heater exploded and flooded the basement. I have renters insurance with a $250 deductible. I lost everything I had in the basement due to this issue - My insurance policy was for $17k, and my loss exceeded $30k. In...

    Stewart’s Answer

    Speak with an attorney, you might still be able to seek coverage for the excess losses under the landlords homeowners or commercial policy. Alternatively, the landlord could be held personally responsible.

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  • Should I have gotten a lawyer

    I purchase renter insurance in NJ, Moved to pa In 2012. Notified agent. money taken out every month. Called agent for new move in 2015. Agent said I have no pa coverage its for NJ. asked my agent why money was still being taken out of account. I c...

    Stewart’s Answer

    If you have not sustained a loss, then you are likely entitled at most to a premium refund with interest (due to a lack of an insurable interest).

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  • "be advised that we intend to praecipe the above captioned matter for arbitration 30 days from the date of this correspondence

    it's from a credit card situation that happened when I was out of work

    Stewart’s Answer

    It appears you have been sued in the court of common pleas. You need to file an answer pronto if not already done. See a consumer attorney to explore remedies and rights

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  • I went to a dental office today and they refused to treat me

    Its an office I was with for years they messed some previous fillings up in my mouth so I said I wasn't going to return as patient they office manager Kathy Lists said I could not be treated in there establishment even though I came as an emergen...

    Stewart’s Answer

    If you still have a dental need, you should firstly address that concern with another dentist if the first dentist harmed you, you should meet with a medical malpractice attorney, one who has experience with dental claims. Generally, there is not a right of redress for failing to provide treatment, unless of course you had already paid for that treatment. In general you have two years from the injury to initiate a action. Some claims might be even less time.

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  • What does Order Issued Pursant to Pa.R.A.P. 1925(b) mean?

    Order Issued Pursant to Pa.R.A.P. 1925(b)

    Stewart’s Answer

    It means that there is an appeal and the court has either directed the appellant to file a statement of the errors believed to have occurred or the court has filed an opinion responding to such a statement by appellant

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  • Landlord/Tenant. "L", Plaintiff Appeal to PA Common Pleas Court/Civil Alleghany county vs "T" Defendant now "Appellant"? URGENT

    Defendant found in favor of in MDJ claim, Plaintiff appealed in bad faith"documented" which Def now "appellant" of the PA Superior court. Case was quashed due to not having counsel to properly navigate legal jargon/procedure on our behalf. While s...

    Stewart’s Answer

    Either retain an attorney to represent you or meet with an attorney for a consultation; some attorneys are even willing to spend an hour or two giving a do it yourself tutotial for a smaller fee

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  • See below

    In an accident injury case …why would a defendant (a business w/commercial insurance) not answer/respond to a lawsuit (the complaint, request to enter default and final judgment)? Rear end liability against defendant was determined to be 100%. Th...

    Stewart’s Answer

    There are a number of potential reasons, there could be a miscommunication with their insurer, the wrong business entity could have been named, service of original process could be defective. Hire an attorney to explore what to do next

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  • How do I dismiss a case from my attorney when he is asking over 5000 to pay him to be released?

    I told my attorney that I am dropping my personal injury case(Signed based on contigency base) because all other involved parties are agreeable at this time to drop thier cases against me so i dont have to go to trial. However, after not able to...

    Stewart’s Answer

    He is pursuing a quantum meruit claim to compensate him for the work involved. You need to ask him if he is pursuing such a claim, if so you may need to hire a new attorney to defend against such a claim.

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  • I was a pedestrian in Miami and was hit by a car and the person left the scene. I got her plate number she admitted she hit me.

    She was given a citation. I have 40,000.00 in doctor bills my insurance paid $20,000.00. My attorney wants me to settle for $45,000.00 out of which I have to pay the rest of the dr bills and him. Why doesn't her insurance co. Pay for anything? ...

    Stewart’s Answer

    You should discuss this with your attorney other attorneys are limited in communications as you are represented by counsel. Moreover, if you are seeking a second opinion you might wish to consult with a Florida attorney, if the incident occurred there

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