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  • What course of action do i have with a car accident that wasn't my sister's fault?

    My sister had a car accident and it was determine it was the other driver's fault but apparently the police officer's police report is missing or wasn't file this was 2 weeks ago and still nothing. Her insurance is refusing to pay for her medical ...

    Lawrence’s Answer

    Your sister needs to talk to an attorney right away. Sometimes it takes a little time for the police report to get filed. But, that shouldn't stop things. If she has health insurance, she should use it --- worry about the accident stuff later. As a practical matter you've got to worry about health first. The bills can get paid later when the insurance issues are sorted out.

    The auto insurance carrier isn't going to just pay the medical bills the same way as your health insurance company. Her own auto policy probably has a PIP coverage component which should cover at least $2,500 of the bills. She can just ask her ins company about that.

    Ultimately, the other driver's ins will have to pay the rest of the bills, but that just doesn't happen up-front.

    Call a personal injury litigator near you right away and get the process started.

    Larry

    Lawrence R. Holzman
    The Holzman Law Firm, LLC
    8955 Edmonston Road, Suite B
    Greenbelt, MD 20770
    (301) 876-4393

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  • Someone hit me in the rear yesterday and I am wondering: 1. What I need to do next? 2. Is it best to report to my insurance too?

    The driver said she just didnt stop in time when I asked what happened, but then followed her statement by asking me if I "stopped short." When she hit me, I was jolted, though I, and everyone in my car was seat-belted. I have a few concerns. I di...

    Lawrence’s Answer

    Call insurance. Other driver insurance should take care of things. If any problem with that then call your ASAP and key them deal with it. If you were injured, call an attorney ASAP so that proper early investigation is conducted.

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  • Do I need a personal injury attorney?

    Hi, My name is Christopher Rodriguez. I am the father of a 4 year old who was involved in a car accident, on Monday June 15, 2015. My daughter, Chrislyne Rodriguez, was in a 2003 Honda Accord that was hit by a Don Pepino tractor trailer driven by...

    Lawrence’s Answer

    Oh my, I'm so sorry for your loss and pain Yes, attorneys need it right away to investigate in this kind of serious accident. Your brand of this family should also retain counsel.

    In these types of cases, the insurance company has already sent investigators to the scene of the accident is already making conclusions that could affect your recovery.

    The only way to ensure Barrozo have.

    Call us attorneys who practice in this area probably will be happy to take your call weekend and by cell phone.

    Please call today one of the fine avvo attorneys.

    Larry Holzman. (Accident lawyer)

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  • I am owed money for hours worked and a returned check plus fees and the employer refuses to pay me.

    I work as an engineer in the hospital,which hires the company I work for to fill their open slots.I worked a number of hours and this contract company refuses to pay me no reason given.I have copies of texts and letter I sent to the person who wri...

    Lawrence’s Answer

    Oh my ! That's terrible. Fortunately, the Md Wage Payment Act and the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act both protect you on this issue. You should contact at attorney right away. There can be issues of timing that you should be careful about -- so contacting an attorney quickly is important. There are provisions in the law that provide for collection of attorney's fees from the employerl. Plus, if your employer fails to pay wages "as and when due" then you MAY be eligible to collect either double or triple damages depending on the circumstances.

    Larry

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  • I was in a car accident in Mar 2015 that hurt my neck and lower back. I went to my Dr a few days after the accident.

    I still am in pain, now Jun 2015. The lady who rear ended me totalled my car and I was only given 4 days to get another car as the rental was to be taken away. I panicked since I didn't have the money for another car, so I was forced to cash out ...

    Lawrence’s Answer

    You need to talk to a lawyer right away. You will not get what you need without one. The insurance companies will take advantage of you because without legal counsel you present no threat of litigation.

    It sounds like you've already made some mistakes. Call someone today who can guide you through the rest of this process. 4 days rental is rediculous! I or any competent attorney would make sure you get what you deserve out of the rest of the process.

    Larry.

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  • How can my license be suspended after I paid my ticket fines? And why am I being. Hanged again and again?

    I got a speeding ticket in PA Feb 2013 and entered a guilty of a lesser charge down to 5mph over the speed limit. I had finished making late payments over a monthly and thought I was done. They suspended my license and I just found out that they d...

    Lawrence’s Answer

    There is a whole John Oliver episode recently about this type of thing all over the country. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UjpmT5noto. You may need to pay the money up front (just to make sure no warrant is issued) and then actually get a PA attorney to go over to the courthouse and sort it all out for you. Certainly costly, but probably less so than getting picked up on a bench warrant the next time you have tail-light out if it turns out that somehow even complying again they still think it isn't enough.

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  • Damages for neglect at assisted living?

    Father has been at assisted living for about 60 days. Went to hospital with infection at my urging where they discovered open pressure wound. Assisted Living then refused to take him back from hospital saying he was above there level of care and ...

    Lawrence’s Answer

    This is Terrible. The matter should be investigated further and then appropriate legal action taken. Negligence of various varieties and elder abuse (intentional torts) are all likely causes of action. Breach of contract is sometimes considered problematic in that Tupi ally it's not covered by any insurance, so the negligence third claims are more likely to produce monetary award and collection, it payment of a settlement.

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  • Can i sue a steel building manufacturer for delivering a substandard building piece meal causing me contractor cost overruns

    I ordered a steel building. They delivered it with pieces missing requiring a number of shipments. This caused delay and additional expense for my contractor. The"engineered" building would not support the steel paneled doors. We asked the comp...

    Lawrence’s Answer

    You need to act quickly. Some of your arguments regarding non confirming delivery etc may have noticed and deadlines that are important under the uniform commercial code.

    Anyway, the short answer is @yes" you hay have a claim. But I would need to evaluate the specific facts to recommend whether it worth filing or not.

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  • What kind of attorney handles contract award disputes

    WMATA totally ignored my company's right to protest an contract award to another company. The contract officer will longer return my call. The other company didn't meet the experience qualifications

    Lawrence’s Answer

    This is a specialized area of law. Search on AVVO for a government contracts attorney. Do so quickly because there are probably some very strict deadlines to meet.

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  • Can I keep my name private (not to be shown by public in discrimination lawsuit after I already filed the case to save my career

    Can I keep my name private (not to be shown by public) in discrimination lawsuit after I already filed/started the case. This is because medical disability information and other related information that may heart my career. Everything now can be ...

    Lawrence’s Answer

    Generally speaking the answer is no -- the court is a public forum. The court may "seal" all or parts of the file on request if there are compelling reasons. If that is the case, you might consider requesting that the court seal at least the part that you think is hurting you (e.g. the complaint).

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