Mary Denton Lewis’s Answers

Mary Denton Lewis

Atlanta Brain Injury Lawyer.

Contributor Level 9
  1. My wife was involved in an automobile accident and the person responsible for causing this accident has no insurance.

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Scott Benjamin Riddle
    2. Matthew Chase Swanson
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    I am so sorry to hear that your wife was injured in a collision with an uninsured driver. It sounds like her injuries were quite serious given the amount of your medical bills, so you should definitely contact a personal injury attorney who can help uncover all possible appropriate sources of recovery. Your automobile insurance should include uninsured or underinsured coverage for just this type of situation. You or others involved may also have other forms of insurance which may provide...

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  2. Why should I hire a lawyer in a WC case if I can't get pain and suffering?

    Answered 8 months ago.

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    You should consult with a WC attorney immediately because your injuries are severe, presumably resulted in significant lost wages and significant medical expenses, and you could very well continue to experience medical expenses and lost wages into the distant future. While you are correct that you cannot recover for pain and suffering, your entitlement to medical expenses, past, present and future, and indemnity (or lost wages) past, present and future could be very significant. If you are...

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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 about 1 year ago.

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    2. John Michael Phillips
    3. Philip Wesley Lorenz
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    I am so sorry to hear about your car accident and about the injuries you and your daughter suffered. You should definitely get an attorney experienced in automobile collision cases to help you with your claim, and you should not talk with the insurance company on your own. There are laws governing the process that an attorney will know that you are less likely to be aware of, and the insurance companies have an incentive to minimize the value of your claim. An attorney experienced in these...

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  4. Slip and fall in elevator at apt complex medical bill total $11,000 what can of settlement can I expect

    Answered 8 months ago.

    1. Glen Edward Ashman
    2. William Franklin Smith III
    3. Michael F. Hupy
    4. Zaheer A Shah
    5. Aaron P. Marks
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    I am very sorry to hear about your fall and injuries. I agree with what others have already stated, namely, that you need to contact an attorney and that it is highly likely that you have a good case, especially given that the adjuster has already offered you over three times your stated medical expenses. You can be confident, however, that adjusters are trained to do everything they can to minimize the value of your case. That is a big part of their job. Please do not talk with the...

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  5. I want to start treatment again because my shoulder/neck area is in pain. Is it too late? What can I do?

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Glen Edward Ashman
    2. Philip Wesley Lorenz
    3. Noah Howard Pines
    4. Mary Denton Lewis
    5. John Michael Phillips
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    I agree with the others who have encouraged you to seek the treatment you need irrespective of any auto collision related claims. Whether the treatment will be compensated will come down to whether you can explain the gap in treatment, relate your symptoms to the accident, and make your case. An attorney can help you do that. I would recommend that you consult an attorney experienced in automobile collision cases as soon as possible. I would also recommend that you see a licensed medical...

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  6. After going to Dr, he says do Physical therapy.. and come back to get an MRI if I want to. If i dont get an MRI-

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Glen Edward Ashman
    2. Christian K. Lassen II
    3. Chris Matthew Limberopoulos
    4. Sam Louis Levine
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    I think it's unanimous, and I agree! If your doctor is recommending an MRI, you should definitely get one. Otherwise, you won't know, or be able to document, the full extent of your injuries. Before you settle, you should do everything you can to determine that. Once you settle, you cannot go back for additional money to pay for treatments related to the accident. If you are not currently represented by an attorney and you would like to discuss the specifics of your case, please feel free...

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  7. What type of lawyer do I need?

    Answered about 1 month ago.

    1. Mary Denton Lewis
    2. Drew Norman Early
    3. Elizabeth J. Kuhn
    4. Alexander Gray Hait
    5. Christian K. Lassen II
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    There are lawyers who specialize in long term disability cases like yours. I know of one in particular who is on AVVO who does. Try searching for a long term disability attorney in Atlanta on google to find names and then look for names with a high AVVO rating.

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  8. I have an open case against Dillards for a slip and fall injury and my attorney (Morgan & Morgan) are not doing their job

    Answered 7 months ago.

    1. Noah Howard Pines
    2. Darrell Brinnett Reynolds Sr.
    3. Manuel Alzamora Juarez
    4. Jeffrey Mark Adams
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    I agree with all the others who have stated that if your lawyer is unresponsive, especially if you have never even spoken with him, you should find a new lawyer. Sometimes there are misunderstandings between lawyers and clients, but there is no excuse I can think of for no communication at all. It is critical that you trust your lawyer and that your interests are protected. If you decide to hire a new lawyer, you should know you are entitled to your file and your current lawyer must release...

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  9. Who files a claim on my child when an accident occurred in her grandmothers vehicle?

    Answered about 1 month ago.

    1. Mary Denton Lewis
    2. Allen Yates
    3. Michael David Birchmore
    4. Christopher Matthew Simon
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    You are absolutely right, and I agree with my colleagues. You need to obtain representation for your child. Do not provide the insurance company or anyone with any information until you consult with an attorney. Your child's case will suffer if you try to handle it yourself. Most personal injury attorneys do not charge a consultation fee, so please do not hesitate to consult with a qualified personal injury attorney as soon as possible.

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  10. Should I hire a personal injury lawyer, or should I just have their insurance pay for my car and medical bills?

    Answered 7 months ago.

    1. Glen Edward Ashman
    2. David Ian Schoen
    3. Mary Denton Lewis
    4. Philip Wesley Lorenz
    5. Aaron P. Marks
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    You should definitely consult with an attorney regarding the personal injury aspects of your case. It is too soon to know the extent of your injuries, especially if the accident just happened on Monday. You may have aggravated preexisting injuries and/or sustained new ones. Often times, symptoms worsen in the days and weeks following a car accident and more serious injuries are revealed later. Hopefully, that will not be the case and you will cover quickly and completely, but you really can'...

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