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  • I was injured while working part-time in retail. Should I seek a attorney for a slip/fall accident? Fell on wet floor-no signs.

    Fell in retail store where I work part-time to add to my Soc. Sec. I am 62 and retired. Now out of work 2 weeks -- No contact from employer,but I did complete an incident report prior to going to ER. Now Insurance adjuster wants recorded statem...

    James’s Answer

    you need to hire a workers compensation lawyer. your employer is liable under worker compensation law. you can deny the recording of your statement, but still answer insurance adjuster's questions. the store generally will not allow you to see the video.

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  • How long should you wait for a lawyer to get back to you if you paid him $150 to look at your record/file?

    My friend has a case pending and he paid a lawyer $150 to get his file to view it in order to see what could be done. It's been a few weeks now and he has not heard anything from the lawyer yet. Could he get his money back?

    James’s Answer

    yes. a few weeks is more than adequate to review any matter. tell him to ask for his file and money back.

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  • Can my caseworker force me to work or cut my cash assistance with a doctors slip?

    Im currently 37 1/2 weeks pregnant. My doctor signed me off work because im full term and my legs/feet/arms keep swelling up badly to the point where it almost goes numb. My doctor wants me to lay down often with my legs propped up.. He did not pu...

    James’s Answer

    you may be able to make a disability claim under the ADA act in order to keep your benefits. consult a disability lawyer.

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  • Can i sue an insurance company for unpaid medical bills?

    17 months ago i was rearended. I was taken to the hospital immediately for minor injuries, missed limited work and recieved a month worth of chiropractic treatment to ensure a full recovery. The man that hit me failed to report the accident theref...

    James’s Answer

    If USAA is the other car's insurance then you cannot sue them; you would have to sue the driver of the other car in order to collect for the medical bills. If USAA is your auto insurance and you had medical payments coverage then you could sue your own insurance company under breach of contract.

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  • I recieved speeding ticket for doing 56 in a 35 zone in Georgia, I am a resident of Florida. I signed the ticket.

    It was after 11 pm, complete darkness, in a rental car. I did not see the speed limit changed from 55 to 35 or that the officer was following me with NO lights on for about half a mile (according to the ticket). I slowed down and stopped within th...

    James’s Answer

    First time offender is generally not used for traffic tickets but you can plead Nolo Contendre to avoid points on your motor vehicle record. You still can contest the ticket even though you signed the ticket for the cop; that was just to show that you indeed received notice of the ticket.

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