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  • Filing separate lawsuits (property damage, personal injury) from same incident.

    In Tennessee are you allowed to file separate lawsuits for personal injury and property damage that arises from the same incident caused by the same person? I know in TN you have 1 year statute of limitations for personal injury, and 3 years st...

    Gregory’s Answer

    While you can technically file separate lawsuits for personal injury and property damage in most jurisdictions, it's not the most economical way to resolve your damages. Most insurance carriers look to settle both types of damages in one action. Contact an attorney in your jurisdiction to see if they see any advantages to you in filing them separately.

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  • Car accident

    I had an accident last Jan.2011.My roommate was handed a copy which I think is a subpoena for me.The plaintiff was suing me under SERIOUS INJURY 5102(d).My insurance paid for her car repairs since I was found at fault.I don’t think and I believe t...

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    You should immediately contact your former insurer to notify them of and provide them with copies of all of the documents you received. Many insurance policies have provisions in them that their coverage is contingent upon you giving them proper and timely notice of any lawsuits against you so that they can mount a proper defense. Depending on how your policy reads, they may also provide you with legal counsel. If they do provide you with legal counsel, that attorney should be able to more completely advise you as to whether the person properly served you with the legal documents.

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  • Can mediation be used in court?

    My divorced has been final for 5 mo. and now ex-husband doesn't agree with parenting plan. I've been ordered to attend mediation which I do not want to attend. There have been no changes to the parenting plan since the divorce. Can anything discus...

    Gregory’s Answer

    Mediations are generally confidential by design so that it fosters open and honest discussion between the parties. In Georgia, for example, the parties are asked to sign an agreement that prohibits them from trying to subpoena the mediator and protects all settlement negotiations discussed. There are some limited exceptions, however, with respect to any threats of violence, as an example. Other than that, mediation can be a useful tool for resolving conflicts in lieu of trial.

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  • Can a lawyer get me help when i was stsbed on morgen jewelers house property? i was told i could sue. docs ins im not greedy .

    to whom it may concern. i was young i was born in 1971 i had no say so in the matter i was next door got stabbed in my left eye. had nothing but trouble with no money. limitations may have run out? i need best of the best of treatment. medicaid co...

    Gregory’s Answer

    There are statutes of limitation which govern the time period within which you have to file a personal injury lawsuit. Depending on your age at the time of the incident, the statute might be tolled until you reach the age of majority. Based on the little bit of information you have provided here, coupled with the fact the the incident allegedly happened before 1980, and you would have reached the age of majority sometime in or around 1989, the statute of limitations has probably already run, but you should still consult with a personal injury attorney to be certain.

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