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  • Should I settle and do I have to wait

    I had a motorcycle accident on July 4. The accident was not my fault. I was off work from July 5 to August 25 I still haven't received any money from the insurance company for the lost wages. They want to wait till all medical stuff is done. Is th...

    Matthew’s Answer

    You should hire an attorney. You would be entitled to lost wages, medical and pain and suffering. If you do not have an attorney you may not get the full value of your claim. Additionally in most, if not all claims they will not make any payments until the entire claim is finished.

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  • Is it a good idea to send a certified letter first?

    My landlord did not return my refund or give reasons why it would not be returned within 30 days as stated in the PA Security Deposit Law. She did send a letter, but it was not sent until 48 days after I moved out. She will not return my phone cal...

    Matthew’s Answer

    If you provided your forwarding address within the 30 days then file suit, landlord wont do anything at this point it seems.

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  • I live in Pennsylvania and I was hurt at work. My employer is contesting my injury and I am not receiving any benefits or monies

    i have retained a lawyer and not have had an income since May of 2015. I am desperate because I have a family and 2 children. Can I work a part time job? My lawyer says he would suggest me not working. Can I work a job without telling anyone and i...

    Matthew’s Answer

    First, you have hired a lawyer so you should follow your lawyers instructions. You should also never suggest you hide something from the investigators...they will find it. If you have concerns, contact your lawyer and talk about your concerns.

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  • My husband received a letter saying he was the beneficiary of his deceased fathers insurance policy. They wanted his social #.

    the insurance company seems legit, I looked them up on line and the phone number and address matched what was in the letter. Does a company usually contact the beneficiary and do they ask for your social security #? My husband had no idea there wa...

    Matthew’s Answer

    They may. If you are suspicious then contact the estate attorney for his fathers estate.

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  • Who is responsible in a car accident where a child was hit by car?

    My child was hit by car while crossing the street on a rainy evening...suffered several injuries....we were told that my daughter is 51 percent responsible for the accident so therefore she does not recover anything from this accident....HOW CAN M...

    Matthew’s Answer

    If an insurance company told you that you are 51% responsible, hire an attorney. An insurance company will not provide you fair value if you try and deal with them on your own. If a jury, judge or arbitration panel said that then they believed the other driver over the testimony you or your child gave.

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  • Unconditional notice to quit form where do I get one, have tenants that have turned my property into a "war-zone" with scrap met

    have very dirty messy tenants destroying my property with all kinds of debris. Want to to give them an "unconditional notice to quit form, where do I get one? thanks what should the form say? I'm in Pa

    Matthew’s Answer

    There really isnt a set form, but you can google one. http://www.landlordassocpa.com/Members/forms.html Landlord association of PA has one. Need to let them know of the breach and when to leave and when action will be taken

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  • Unmarried couple split in Pennsylvania. Who gets personal belongings?

    House is not in question, just appliances and personal property. If it items completely paid for by one person, have receipts in my name, never shared any joint accounts, etc. Who gets it? Me, who paid, or does my ex boyfriend have rights to it de...

    Matthew’s Answer

    There is not any particular law on point on these items. It would be best to work it out and divide it as equally as possible. The time spent arguing will cost you more than the items themselves.

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  • How do I fight a 15 day eviction notice?

    The reasons are 1) Unauthorized occupants living in unit 2) loud disturbance by guest. My sister and her children had no where else to go, so they stayed at my apartment off and on for a few months. The building kicked her out earlier this week a...

    Matthew’s Answer

    Hire an attorney and contest it. You may have to go to court or when you refuse to leave they will file for an eviction and you will need to fight it. Hire a local attorney early on

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  • What should my next steps be to get my security deposit back?

    When my roommate and I moved out of our apartment on May 15th, we left it cleaner than we had moved in. However, after we put out our final round of garbage on garbage day, some homeless trash pickers came through and tore apart all of our bags a...

    Matthew’s Answer

    IF you provided him with your forwarding address within the first 30 days as your lease requires you are entitled to sue the landlord for 2x the security deposit. As long as forwarding address has been given, he must return within 30 days or provide you with a itemized list of deductions and the deposit within 30 days. "Trash" on the sidewalk, even though it isnt your fault, should not cost more than $25-50 out of the deposit. Consult an attorney asap

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  • My mother in law went into the hospital for surgery on her heart and now has to lose fingers because of there mistake.

    My mother in-law went into the hospital for surgery, (she is diabetic) they stuck the IV in her arm it started to bruise so they moved it to her hand and she told the guy that it burns but he left it in , then after they seen her hand swell they ...

    Matthew’s Answer

    You should contact an attorney as soon as possible to review the records. Have them give you a copy of the entire records and have it reviewed.

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