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David W. Hibbert

Tucker Car / Auto Accident Lawyer.

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  1. Do I have any recourse? - Motorcycle accident-

    Answered 3 months ago.

    1. David W. Hibbert
    2. Glen Edward Ashman
    3. Christian K. Lassen II
    4. David Ian Schoen
    5. James Lawrence Yeargan Jr.
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    You have recourse in filing suit for the property damage to your vehicle, motorcycle , or other property. The measure of damages for property is the fair market value before the damage less whatever it's worth after the damage. The amount you may owe on the property is not relevant to the equation. Check the market for other motorcycles for sale in your area that are similar or the same as yours. Craig's list , local dealers, and any other "market" where motorcycles are bought and sold for your...

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  2. I hired a contractor to do painting. The contractor brought a day laborer with him. The day laborer fell off ladder.

    Answered 3 months ago.

    1. Glen Edward Ashman
    2. David W. Hibbert
    3. Robert G. Rothstein
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    You likely have some general medical payments coverage as part of your homeowners policy. It will pay something without regard to fault. The contractor may not be required to have Worker's Compensation coverage if it has less than three employees. Turn the matter over to your homeowners insurance and let them deal with it. That's why you pay them for general liability insurance. Note: Best practice is to be sure your contractors carry insurance, whether roofers, tree surgeons, brick masons,...

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  3. I was involved in a vehicle accident 3 days ago and am wondering should I handle this case alone. Not reading many good reviews

    Answered 5 months ago.

    1. Glen Edward Ashman
    2. John Michael Phillips
    3. Philip Wesley Lorenz
    4. Noah Howard Pines
    5. Henry David Bullard
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    Hopefully, you have "UM" coverage on your vehicle. Get medical attention as needed as your doctors prescribe. The hit and run away driver could be a family member of the owner, or a thief that had stolen the car. You may end up with a complicated tale from the owner, which may or may not be true. You should consult an attorney familiar with Uninsured Motorist claims. Get treatment , get the police report, get competent legal help. Most attorneys in the personal injury area will provide...

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  4. I was driving another persons car and had an accident. Will the owners bodily damage insurance cover my medical expenses?

    Answered 2 months ago.

    1. Peter James Pearson
    2. David W. Hibbert
    3. Robert Bruce Kopelson
    4. Kevin H. Pate
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    If you have medical payment coverage on your own vehicle policy, it should pay since there was no medical payment coverage on the vehicle you were driving. If it was your fault , then you are not going to be recovering anything other than the possible medial payments coverage on your own policies. If there was NO FAULT involved, how did the car get off the roadway ? Mechanical failure ? Road defect ? Livestock in the roadway ? Driver error ? Tire blowout ? standing water on the roadway ?...

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  5. Why this popular lawyer will not take my disability case ? This lady recommended me to him so i called 3weeks later no answer.

    Answered 4 months ago.

    1. Scott Benjamin Riddle
    2. Drew Norman Early
    3. David Ian Schoen
    4. Glen Edward Ashman
    5. David W. Hibbert
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    You may have a workers compensation claim or a social security disability claim or both. You haven't given a timetable of events which might help on several issues. Make a list of the various life events that have brought you to your current impaired stage. The childhood injuries, the other treatments , the most current event that caused you harm. Wre you injured by someone's negligence ? Was it an on the job injury ? Was it just general wear and tear from your CNA work ? There are many...

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  6. Can a will be filed for probate ( or be registered) before the death of a resident?

    Answered 2 months ago.

    1. Mandy Moyer
    2. Dawn Renee Levine
    3. Jordan Matthew Alford
    4. Glen Edward Ashman
    5. David W. Hibbert
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    A Will can be filed with the court before death (perhaps for safekeeping) , but not given any legal effect. However, that is rarely recommended. A filed Wil has no effect until the party making the Will is deceased. Until then it may be revoked by another properly made and executed Will. Filing ahead of time is unnecessary. Can do it , Yes. Should do it , No. Your circumstances, of course, may vary or create an exception.

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  7. I had a shoulder injury in 2007 and have been receiving workers compensation since then my attorney put in a demand in 2010

    Answered 8 months ago.

    1. Elizabeth Ann Gearhart
    2. Benjamin J. Johnson
    3. Jonathan P. Sexton
    4. Nicholas Dale Benzine
    5. Timothy Minthorn Klob
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    All the responses I've seen are on target. There is only one thing you can do to make settlement more attractive to the employer/insurer and that's to get ALL THE TREATMENT ND MEDICAL CARE YOU NEED. They have to pay for your medical care , physical therapy, mileage, medicine, surgery, etc. If it's costing them more, then they may rethink settlement. Be the squeaky wheel. You are hurt, get well.

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  8. If the VA declares a person incompetent can they still make a valid will?

    Answered 5 months ago.

    1. Glen Edward Ashman
    2. Loraine M. DiSalvo
    3. David W. Hibbert
    4. Adrian Kaspar Pritchett
    5. Paul A. Smolinski
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    There has been no adjudication of incompetency by an appropriate court. Thus, your brother's 2010 will may be valid. There are period when those suffering some mental impairment have "lucid intervals" of competency. You brother's episode of impairment may have continued, gotten worse , or arguably gotten better in that long period of time. If his treatment continued over the span of over 35 years , there is likely other evidence of competency or lack of competency to be evaluated. Talk to a...

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  9. I need a lawyer who is not afraid to challenge the state concerning medical neglect resulting in permanent physical impairment

    Answered 2 months ago.

    1. Jason Nicholas Slate
    2. David W. Hibbert
    3. Remington Way Fang
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    The problem you are facing is that there are various layers of immunity when making claims against the State or the County or any governmental entity. In the county jail , the defendant is likely to be the Sheriff. You should make yourself an outline of the evnts before and after the injury and the later treament you did receive. You don't say how you got the broken arm, which might impact whether or not an attorney would take your case.

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  10. Minor car wreck. I did stop and give info. The man followed me to work filed a hit and run and called me a liar, thief at job

    Answered 4 months ago.

    1. David W. Hibbert
    2. Evan A. Watson
    3. Julie Ann Hauge Rice
    4. David Ian Schoen
    5. Heather A Lottmann
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    You are going to need to resolve the charges against you before proceeding to file any other claims. The details you give leave out whether or not any witnesses or whether or not police were initially called. Sounds like no call to police. Did the other party want to call police and you left ? You may have a slander action for the "thief" comment at your job. Best to resolve the arrest issues before proceeding with any other claims. Slander has a one year statute of limitations in Georgia.

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