Francis P Hajek’s Answers

Francis P Hajek

Charlottesville Personal Injury Lawyer.

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  1. In North Carolina, what are the typical limits to personal injury coverage? Also, how often do claims go to litigation?

    Answered almost 5 years ago.

    1. Francis P Hajek
    2. James M. Roane III
    3. Pamela A Wilson
    3 lawyer answers

    Good questions. There are no typical limits of coverage and that is part of what makes this are of the law challenging. To determine what coverage is available,you have to obtain the at fault driver's insurance policy to see what coverage he or she opted to buy. There are minimum requirements set by most states but after that it is up to the purchaser. The only time you can anticipate significant coverage is with commercial vehicles. Companies will usually have a lot of coverage, a million...

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  2. I was injured in an automobile accident in Florida But I am from Virginia, Do I fall under Florida law code?

    Answered about 3 years ago.

    1. Edwin Stuart Booth
    2. Francis P Hajek
    3. Lawrence Joseph Marraffino
    3 lawyer answers

    In personal injury cases, it is usually the case that the law of the place of the accident controls the case. You have a more interesting fact pattern since all the parties are in Virgina. Virginia courts probably have jurisdiction and so you can hire a Virginia lawyer to handle this matter for you. As always, do not wait to hire a lawyer as investigation need to begin and the lawyer can help with every aspect of the case. My Virginia Beach office is on Haygood Rd and we are always...

  3. Do we have a case? Is it worth researching?

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Francis P Hajek
    2. Bruce Robert Pfaff
    3. Nathaniel C Fick Jr
    3 lawyer answers

    I am sorry to hear of your father's problems. Given that he was exposed to a dangerous substance while on the job, his injury probably falls under the North Carolina Workmen's Compensation Act. There are specific provisions regarding occupational disease and the requirements for establishing a claim in the WC Act. You need to consult a lawyer who focuses his or her practice in this area of the law and who has experience with occupational diseases.

  4. Statue of limitations on medical negliegence leading to wrongful death

    Answered almost 5 years ago.

    1. Francis P Hajek
    2. James M. Roane III
    2 lawyer answers

    In order to answer your question, a lawyer will have to look at the medical records. The statute of limitations depends on the which state's law is applicable. It is impossible to tell from the facts you have provided which state's law applies. Good Luck.

  5. May my wife and I sue the hospital for an unauthorized historectomy during a standard c section and tube tieing operaton where

    Answered almost 5 years ago.

    1. Francis P Hajek
    1 lawyer answer

    Medical Malpractice cases are complicated and an answer to your question requires an in depth interview and a review of medical records. If the hysterectomy was not medically necessary and there was no consent, you may want to consult a lawyer in person.

  6. What forms and fees for pro see personal injury filing in Virginia

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Parker Price Polan
    2. Francis P Hajek
    2 lawyer answers

    I agree with Parker. Since your statue of limitations is about to expire, you do not want to make a mistake that will lead to your case being dismissed. Good Luck

  7. My boyfriend was driving my car in PA and another insured driver was cited at fault for totalling my car.My boyfriend suffered a

    Answered almost 5 years ago.

    1. Eric John Purchase
    2. Lars A. Lundeen
    3. Francis P Hajek
    3 lawyer answers

    Your boyfriend needs to consult a lawyer to see what insurance coverage is available for his personal injury claim. How much coverage is available will depend on the language of he policies.

  8. Can I sue for injury?

    Answered almost 5 years ago.

    1. Andrew Perry Wirick
    2. Francis P Hajek
    3. Pamela A Wilson
    3 lawyer answers

    As the victim in a car accident, you have the right to file a claim for all your damages, including pain and suffering. The fact that you do not need another surgery does not bar your claim. It simply means that you had a pre-existing condition, which was aggravated by the accident. Good Luck

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