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  • I was stoped at a red light then I got rear ended by a company van driver without license,it was total lost

    Can I sue the company for niglegence and property damage it happened on early December 2014.

    Sandra’s Answer

    From your description, It does not sound like you were injured. If that is the case, you own automobile insurance company should be able to settle the dispute about your property damage claim with the other driver's insurance company. However, if you were hurt, you should contact a personal injury lawyer to help you get compensated for your injuries.

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  • On May 28th 2014 I fell from an amusement ride aND now hAve chronic headaches is there anything I can do

    Ride was located at Paramount Kings Dominon in Va. 5 staples and have been dealing with chronic headaches. Back and forth to the doctor and have been hospitalized for headaches resulting from this fall.

    Sandra’s Answer

    You need to speak to a personal injury lawyer right away. It has been almost one year since your injury and it sounds like you have suffered a serious injury. There is a time limit in Virginia -- two years from the date you were injured if you are an adult (18 years old or older) -- within which to bring a claim against Kings Dominion. Your lawyer will need much more information than you have given, but you should seek legal help immediately. There are good lawyers in your area - or give us a call at 703-260-6070, email us at Janelle@RohrstaffLaw.com or go to www.RohrstaffLaw.com. We can help you find the right lawyer.

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  • Personal injury

    Fell off a wall that had an iron gatehook sticking out. The Gate hook ripped my leg open. 17 stitches. Should I sue?

    Sandra’s Answer

    I am not being mean, but who would you sue? There must be some person or company who was at fault for your injury. I cannot tell from your question who that might be. You should talk to a personal lawyer near you to find out the answer to your question. He or she will need a lot more information. Good luck.

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  • My lawyer is representing me and my two friends that were in the car and it's only 100000 do we all get to split that?

    the lawyer let one of my friends borrow money in advance is that fair and he also discussed there case with me is that fair

    Sandra’s Answer

    Each of you needs to have separate lawyers. There are many issues you raise in your two short sentences.

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  • Do I need an attorney for a fracture elbow I acquired from falling on ice at our local HS. What kind of attorney do I need?

    I slipped on an icy untreated sidewalk at my local High School coming from a school event. I fractured my elbow. I won't need surgery but I will have to do physical therapy for awhile. I am thinking of suing for pain an suffering.

    Sandra’s Answer

    Just because you fractured your elbow is not enough to have a successful claim against anyone for your injury. You must be able to show that the school did something wrong that caused your injury. I cannot tell from your facts whether you should consider sue for your injury.

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  • Do I have a case?

    I was hospitalized for an emergent appendectomy at a local hospital, I was discharged by the surgical team despite telling them I was having difficulties. I sought help with my surgeon after I spiked a temperature and told them I was still having...

    Sandra’s Answer

    As others have said, you need to speak to an experienced Virginia medical malpractice attorney to be figure out whether you should pursue a claim against a health care provider. Our website provides information about medical malpractice claim, www.RohrstaffLaw.com, or you can give us a call at 703-260-6070 ro email us at Janelle@RohrstaffLaw.com It is important for you to speak to a lawyer to make the right decision.

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  • My Grandson was hit by a pizza driver that ran a red light, my grandson was in a cross walk when the accident happened.

    The driver left the scene without offering help. His leg was broken in two places, Is there anything he can do?,he would need an attorney to go to him.Thank you

    Sandra’s Answer

    Yes, your grandson needs to report this incident to the police, and, yes, he needs a lawyer who understands cases like this. There are many issues that an experienced personal injury lawyer can help him with. Finding the right lawyer to help your grandson is very important.

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  • Had a Head on Collision last week

    Last week i was coming from a gas station and all of sudden and SUV came in the opposite direction and had the head on collision and at first i felt iam fine but in hrs i started having head and body pains for which i had rush to the ER. and the...

    Sandra’s Answer

    You have gotten good answers from many attorneys, and I agree with lots of the information you have received (like not talking to the SUV driver's insurance company and being very careful about your social media comments). All I can add is that choosing an attorney is very important and you will want to be sure you have someone who communicates well with you and with whom you feel comfortable.

    Good luck.

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  • "I recently got in an accident on I-95, where traffic was completely stopped and a 18-wheeler hit me at full force from behind.

    It was absolutely his fault to the point where the hospital and the police told me I should not pay for any medical bills. I suffered a gash to my forehead, about 20 stitches long, my car was totaled and my phone was flung from the car. My questio...

    Sandra’s Answer

    You have gotten good information. I have written a book that you can get at no cost. It explains what the insurance company will tell you that is not true and what your rights are. You don't have to hire me to get the book. It's free for the asking. It's full of information to help you figure out how to get through the confusion and aggravation. If you would rather, email Heather@RohrstaffLaw.com. Either way, we will send it out to you immediately.

    And, for goodness sakes, don't talk to any insurance adjuster except the one from your own insurance company until you have all the information.

    Good luck.

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  • As an full coverage insurance policy holder, am i covered regardless if i get into an accident in an uninsured car?

    I have 3 cars, and one was not insured due to it was broken down. The other two are fully covered as me being the policy holder. They day the broken down was repaired i was involved in a minor accident, no damage was done no police were called but...

    Sandra’s Answer

    The answer to your question depends on what your insurance policy says. I cannot tell from your description of your coverage whether you are covered. "Fully covered" and "full coverage" are ambiguous terms, and you may not have coverage for this incident. In any event, "uninsured motorist coverage" provides benefits if you are injured (or suffer property damage) through the acts of a driver -- not you -- who was uninsured. But you need to read your policy.

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