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Joseph A Blaszkow

Alexandria Personal Injury Lawyer.

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  1. Should I settle for an offer from an insurance company of $1,000. for a rear end accident. their client at fault.

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Robert Don Fink
    2. Joseph A Blaszkow
    3. Harry Edward Hudson Jr
    4. Dave Bahr
    4 lawyer answers

    Your telling us that you have (present tense) neck, head, shoulder, and back pain. All of which suggests that you may still need medical care. Which means that it is too early to consider what the value of your case is. Find a competent personal injury attorney, make appropriate decisions about medical care, and worry about settling your case later. Good luck.

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  2. What is my legal time frame for submitting medical claims to my car insurance company for reimbursement purposes?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Joseph A Blaszkow
    2. Steven Mark Sweat
    3. Robert Don Fink
    3 lawyer answers

    If you are talking about a policy that was issued to you in D.C., generally, you have to notify your insurer of your intent to submit a PIP claim within sixty days. Good luck. The author of this post is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. This post is intended as general information only, and is not provided as legal advice in connection with any specific case, and does not create an attorney-client relationship.

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  3. My boyfriend drove my car and got into an accident. It is not clear who is at fault. My boyfriend does not have any insurance.

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Frank Marvin Nunes
    2. Kevin Samuel Sullivan
    3. Joseph A Blaszkow
    4. Christian K. Lassen II
    5. Lars A. Lundeen
    5 lawyer answers

    Your BF should consult with a personal injury attorney to determine if he can make a claim against the other driver. If he was at fault, your insurer will defend any claims made against him. Your insurance will not cover his medical bills unless you had some no-fault/PIP copverage on your policy. Good luck. The author of this post is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. This post is intended as general information only, and is not provided as legal...

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  4. If I have been cited for traffic violations in the past are those admissible against me in a personal injury trial?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Andy I Chen
    2. Pius Joseph
    3. Joseph A Blaszkow
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    Generally speaking, those prior violations are not admissible against you. The issue in the current case is not whether you are a good driver or a bad driver, but rather, simply whether at the time of the accident in question, you were negligent. Good luck. The author of this post is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. This post is intended as general information only, and is not provided as legal advice in connection with any specific case, and...

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  5. Is this standard language in a release for a minor? Please read below.

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Max Draitser
    2. Frederick Joseph Sette
    3. Joseph A Blaszkow
    4. Robert Don Fink
    4 lawyer answers

    Once you settle a case, it is SETTLED, OVER, DONE, FINIS, THE FAT LADY HAS SUNG. If you have any doubts about this settlement, you should seek competent legal advice. Good luck. The author of this post is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. This post is intended as general information only, and is not provided as legal advice in connection with any specific case, and does not create an attorney-client relationship.

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  6. What shall i do after they deny my offer from a slip n fall

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Christian K. Lassen II
    2. John Paul Harris III
    3. John-Paul Patrick Gilson
    4. Joseph A Blaszkow
    5. Jeffrey Mark Adams
    6. ···
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    As Mr. Harris has indicated, you are going to need an attorney. Since they have denied your claim, you are probably going to have to file a lawsuit.. These are difficult cases for a variety of reasons. You have not yet given enough information here to allow any of the attorneys on this site to determine whether or not you have a good case. The mere fact that the fall occurred in Walmart's store, does not, by itself, make them liable. You will have to show that they were negligent, which...

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  7. Does Sam have a "true" legal cause to sue her attorney for malpractice if he didn't submit her bills to the insurance company?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Joseph A Blaszkow
    2. L. Maxwell Taylor
    3. Marc Edward Stewart
    3 lawyer answers

    You have not given enough information here for a proper response. Since you are from D.C., perhaps Sam is from D.C. also. In that case, and if Sam's accident was in D.C., she would not have sought PIP in all liklihood if she wanted to pursue a case against the other driver. I hope you are not suggesting that Sam received medical care that she did not need. In any event, Sam could call me if she would like more information.

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  8. I was backing out of a parking space and hit another car that was slowly passing by. It was a fender bender.

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Robert John Sunner
    2. Joseph A Blaszkow
    3. Robert Don Fink
    3 lawyer answers

    You can't "take" her to court to disprove her claim for property damage. Your option is to reject her claim and she if she "takes" you to court. The borden of proof would rest with her, meaning she would have to prove her case to a judge's satisfaction. Good luck. The author of this post is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. This post is intended as general information only, and is not provided as legal advice in connection with any specific case,...

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  9. My ticket has already been dismissed, and the insurance company refuses to see that the other driver was at fault. What can i do

    Answered 7 months ago.

    1. David Ian Schoen
    2. Joseph A Blaszkow
    3. Kevin Douglas Wilkins
    4. Christian K. Lassen II
    5. Daniel Girvan Williams
    5 lawyer answers

    The insurance company has the right to make the decision about settlement. The traffic court decision is not binding on some later proceeding that might have occurred between the two drivers. Be thankful that you had insurance, and since the case has settled, you will not be inconvenienced by having to participate in a civil lawsuit that in most jurisdictions could go on for months or even years. Good luck!

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  10. Is there a settlement for personal injury when falling in a hotel

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Joseph A Blaszkow
    2. Daniel Nelson Deasy
    3. Joel Jay Kofsky
    4. Howard Robert Roitman
    4 lawyer answers

    Your question does not make clear when this happened, but you should seek prompt medical attention, and consult with an experienced personal injury attorney. Hopefully you reported this to the hotel. Good luck.

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