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  • Do i need a workers comp lawyer,When i have a third party lawyer

    How long before i can request for settlement with workers comp

    Brian’s Answer

    If you have been injured on the job you should contact a local attorney who may be able to help maximize your recovery. Workers compensation is a specialized area of law and it would be wise for you to consult with an attorney to ensure that you are adequately protected with regard to your claim.

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  • Does the statute of limitations mean that a claim must be filed within two years, or settled within two years.

    My foot and ankle were injured in a grocery store by a stock boy that ran into me with a fully loaded hand truck, in November of 2010. I filed a claim in November of 2010, and sent them all documentation, bills, doctor reports, etc, the end of Oc...

    Brian’s Answer

    You may be out of luck I am sorry to say. In Georgia, the applicable statute of limitations is two years. The claim could have been preserved had you filed a lawsuit. The rules in each state differ so you should contact a local attorney as soon as possible to find out if your claim is now barred.

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  • Father and son credit card misrepresentation

    My father and I(we have the same name. I'm the third) applied for a bank of America credit card in Aug '99 at a red sox game. I went off to college later month and my father told me I got denied. I was only 18, so it seemed right. At the beginnin...

    Brian’s Answer

    You should first consult with a local attorney to explore your rights. This certainly sounds like credit card fraud or identity theft. As time is of the essence, you need to answer the complaint that was filed against you properly denying the allegations that are not true. If you do not properly answer the complaint you could end up with a judgment against you which could lead to garnished wages or other means of collection attempts. Definitely consult a lawyer as soon as possible.

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  • My son was hit in the face with a ruler by his teacher. The teacher hit him several times without my authorization for corporal

    He stated the teacher constantly hit him on his legs and then in the face.

    Brian’s Answer

    Are you asking if the teachers physical contact and abuse of your son could lead to the possibility of a damages claim against the teacher and/or the school? If so, there are many possible scenarios which could affect the nature of the claim, including, if the school was private of public. You would be best served to consult with a local attorney as there are potential notice deadlines should you choose to pursue a claim.

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  • I recently had a fender bender and was charged with reckless driving. Can this be reduced? I have a clean record otherwise.

    I inadvertantly ran into the back of a car who then bumped the car in front of them. The first car had slowed to almost a stop at a green light due to blinding sunlight which created a chain reaction of fast breaking. I unfortunately was not abl...

    Brian’s Answer

    A reckless driving charge can be reduced, however, it is a situational basis of determination. In order to find out if your ticket is one that can or could be reduced you should consult a local attorney who specializes in traffic citations. It sounds to me as if the citation was extreme based on the circumstances, however, a local attorney would be better positioned to advise you.

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  • Personal Injury

    I was involved in an accident where a truck with hazardous waste backed into my vehicle. I suffered soft injuries and had physical therapy for three weeks. The driver was at fault and issued a ticket in court. How does this factor into my settlemn...

    Brian’s Answer

    Generally speaking you would only be compensated for the injuries you sustained and the pain and suffering you endured. Insurance companies do not compensate people for a "what if." In your case, the extent of the damages could have been much more severe had the toxic waste become airborne and caused you additional injuries. Because it did not, the content likely will not be considered. In my opinion, better to have a case with a lower value and not be dealing with the possible injestion of toxic materials.

    You should consult a local personal injury attorney who can answer your questions more specifically.

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