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  • Does every one involved in a car reck get money back

    I Got into a wreck with my boyfriend and mom, I was driving but everything was in her name I didn't get hurt but some people have told me everyone involved gets money back from the other person's insurance. He was at fault.

    Bradley’s Answer

    You would be entitled to be put back in the position you were before the wreck. Damages could include medical bills, future medical bills, pain and suffering from your personal injuries, loss of use of a part of the body, lost wages if you missed work, property damage to anything owned by you damaged in the wreck. Without some form of damage, you can't recover.

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  • What can I do?

    My mom had liver cancer and passed away kinda suddenly on the 23rd of June. Upon going through her pills to donate. I found that her pain medication was actually thyroid medication. She did not have a thyroid problem. She took all but 2 of 90 pill...

    Bradley’s Answer

    The real question is whether or not your mom taking the thyroid medication instead of pain medication was more probable than not, a cause of her death. You will ultimately need an opinion to that effect from a doctor. You may be able to get a medical opinion through a medical malpractice attorney.

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  • Seek another attorney? Surgery now option, atty wants done before stmnt, but i desire $ for future option or naturopathic care.

    Car Accident, teen was driving other vehicle, provision license after hours without an adult, in parent's vehicle, did not yield at intersection, and I T-boned them. Two police officers directly behind me saw entire accident and filed report on th...

    Bradley’s Answer

    The insurance company wants to cut one check and then be done with the file. They won't agree to make periodic payments. Once you have accepted a settlement and they have made that payment, if unexpected medical expenses or damages come up later, they don't have to pay. So before any attorney settles a case, they want to make sure they know all the damages that have occurred or will likely occur in the future. It sounds like a communication issue between you and your attorney. If that can't be resolved, you are free to hire another attorney. See my blog post below for details.

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  • Can I sue a person for pain and suffering from emotional stress?

    My roommate has been causing issues( messing with my stuff, doing things to get on my nerves) for the past few months to the point that their presence or thoughts of them cause anxiety. Recently they just up and moved out without paying their shar...

    Bradley’s Answer

    You can't recover emotional damages from a breach of any contract or agreement had for the roommate to pay you or pay the lease. Otherwise, you can only recover for severe emotional distress and outrageous behavior. The emotional distress has to be diagnosable by a psychologist or other professional and the outrageous behavior needs to be far beyond your descriptions.

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  • Do I need a personal injury lawyer

    I was ran over by a car which was the result of me have a broken ankle (fibula) I had to have surgery & rods & screws are in my ankle

    Bradley’s Answer

    You should retain an experienced personal injury attorney. For this serious an injury, they will likely add much more value to the case than they will charge in fees.

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  • Do I need an malpractice attorney

    I was misdiagnosed by a Dr at unc chapel hill. I was told I had a hernia that ended up being a life threatening situation. I need some legal advice.

    Bradley’s Answer

    Impossible to say without a review of the records. A misdiagnoses can be made by a doctor even if he did everything within the standard of care. The bigger problem I suspect is to prove that the delay between the misdiagnosis and the correct diagnosis caused any harm. Oftentimes even if the doctor made the correct call, at the correct time, the life-threatening situation would still have occurred. Finally, unless you have permanent damage from the delay, the amount of damages you can recover may not be worth the thousands of dollars just in expert fees you will have to pay.

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  • What is the statute of limitations malpractice for a botched surgery?

    My wife had aneurysm surgery in June 2010. The surgeon clipped the aneurysm but forgot about previous coiling. The coiling entered an artery, causing a stroke. She suffered left side paralysis.

    Bradley’s Answer

    A year from the date of discovery but no less then 3 years from the negligence and no more than 4 years from the negligence.

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  • I fell on water in the bathroom and landload knew it needed to be fixed but he didn't do anything until I fell and hurt my knee

    landload didn't fix what he was suppost to fix until I sprain my right knee

    Bradley’s Answer

    For a slip and fall claim and a recovery of your personal injury, you'd have to show that you didn't know about the water on the floor, and didn't know about the defect causing the water, and had no opportunity to discovery it AND that the landlord did know about the defect. From your brief description, that seems difficult.

    For a landlord/tenant claim, assuming you have a typical lease, the landlord is responsible for repairing the condition that caused the leak once you have notified him of the problem.

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  • Can stepfather exclude children from wrongful death lawsuit for their mother in tennessee

    children filed lawsuit but stepfather filed suit a day before. childrens atty will no longer represent

    Bradley’s Answer

    Wrongful death damages go to the heirs as if the person died without a will. If there is any award at trial, the estate will take the money and then disburse to the heirs, including the children, pursuant to North Carolina law. If the executor wants to settle the case before the trial, he'll have to get the consent of all the heirs before he can do that.

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  • Which small claim court to file case in for diminished value?

    We had car accident in may 2012. Defendant ran red light and rammed on to driver side. we have ongoing dispute with nationwide on personal injury and diminished value. Our appraiser advised filing case in small claims court. we are confused about ...

    Bradley’s Answer

    For small claims court, you have to file in the county where the defendant now resides.

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