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  • What should it cost me and is there a local attorney willing to help me with my insurance accident claim?

    Accident took place on 9/28/2015. Elderly lady turned in front of me across a Peachtree Road (Buckhead) intersection on a rainy Monday night. Both our cars were totaled. I have accident photos from both the scene and of my injuries. It was an "...

    James’s Answer

    I'm sorry to hear about your wreck and the hassle you are getting from Liberty Mutual. There are so many variables that go into assessing the value of a case. However, the simple fact is that without a lawyer, LM will never take your case seriously. Do yourself a favor and contact a local attorney to discuss your options. The consultation is free (in most cases).

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  • 1) Why can't we settle this in a timely matter? 2)What is a timely matter?

    I have a business vehicle that was totaled in a crash in October 2015. The crash was not our fault. There are NO injuries. The at fault party(s) have insufficient coverage, and have not/will not settle for some time. We did not have full cover...

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    Unfortunately, it's not surprising that the at-fault party's insurer is giving you the runaround. You are an adverse party and it is in their best interest to drag it out as long as they can. OCGA 33-4-7 applies to third party claims for damage to your vehicle and sets forth the applicable timelines. Uninsured/underinsured coverage only applies where the the at-fault driver did not have coverage or where the losses exceed the amount of his/her available coverage. That is not the situation here so UM has no obligation to you.

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  • Is trucking ins. Responsible for all injuries and surgery.

    Semi accident interstate I 285 Atlanta. Truck driver at fault. Injuries L3 herniated disc ankle torn ligament s. Injuries caused ankle instability. During treatment for ankle injury had fall from ankle give way sustained more injury to L3 (compres...

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    Yes for sure. The key will be having your treating doctors linking the subsequent fall and injuries to the initial injury. Cases involving tractor-trailers can be complicated. You should not delay in contact an attorney who routinely handles these types of cases in order to maximize your recovery for what you are going through.

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  • Am i able to sue out of court even thought there is no personal injury?

    Well i stayed at a hotel in Savannah Georgia, on 12/23/2015 as a guest and after an long exhausting trip i tried to settle down and relax for a cup of coffee. I brewed some coffee took a sip and noticed a weird taste so I checked the water too see...

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    I'm sorry this happened to you, it sounds disgusting and you are understandably upset. The difficulty in cases is like this is that the cost of pursuing a case is oftentimes more expensive than what you would receive from any settlement. You are probably better off bringing it to the hotel's attention on a local level and if that turns out to be ineffective, elevating it to the corporate level. At the very least, they should comp your room for that night and probably even give you some additional free stays for the future. I doubt there would be many (if any) lawyers willing and able to pursue the matter on your behalf.

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  • Can I sue Workcomp what's my case worth

    Ok I stay in Ga. I slipped and fell at work due to water on the floor caused by busted pipes in a room. I sustained low back injury and suffer a concussion/post concussion syndrome now I work at nursing home but was told I can't sue them for negli...

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    If the fall occurred at work while you were engaged in job-related activity, then you would need to file a workers' comp claim. It sounds like the injuries you suffered are serious and you should consult an attorney to ensure you receive everything to which you are entitled under the law. Make sure the lawyer you hire handles workers' compensation claims in particular as it is a specialized area of law with its own set of rules that apply.

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  • My husband was involved in an auto accident on 03/2014 is it too late to file a claim with the insurance for medical/damage auto

    Accident happened on 03/2014 and we just contact on 09/03/2015 the insurance about medical claim, but they stated it was too late because my husband did not go to the doctor for treatment, so they are closing the claim,

    James’s Answer

    Not surprising you are getting the runaround by an insurance company. They will never treat you fairly if you are unrepresented. You should immediately contact and attorney to discuss your options. There is a two-year statute of limitations for personal injury claims in GA. Given when your wreck happened, you do not have time to spare. Failure to file suit before the statute runs will bar the claim forever (absent very exceptional circumstances which do not seem to be present in your case).

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  • I'm 5 months pregnant & slipped & fell at work. Now I'm sore & scared to go back. What should I do?

    I went to hospital right after. There were no witnesses at the time of accident. No cameras. I have report of injury. I took pictures of scene. Numerous coworkers complain about floors. Customers & coworkers have also fell.

    James’s Answer

    I'm sorry to hear about your fall and injury. If you were on the clock at work when you fell, then you potentially have a workers' compensation claim. You should immediately speak with an attorney specializing in workers' compensation cases as they have specialized rules and specific deadlines that apply. Do not delay as it could affect your entitlement to wage and medical benefits.

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  • I was in accident 3 weeks ago and it was the other drivers fault. He was ticketed.

    At this moment I am getting the run around from the other drivers insurance company, stating that their hands are tied because they can't get into contact with the other driver. My insurance company is offering me an amount, that is lower than my ...

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    If you go with your own carrier, it will help get you in a car faster. Of course the downside is your deductible. However, if the other insurance carrier accepts fault, your own carrier should refund that to you (eventually). Not surprising you are getting the runaround, that is how insurance companies treat unrepresented parties.

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  • Husband had motorcycle accident w/18 wheeler in 2013; lawyer was on board but somewhere down the line had a change of heart.

    Tells him he does not have a case BUT facts are facts and we want him to try. Lawyer has been rude and at litigation yelled at husband for not taking the offered settlement. Seems he does not even want the case but refuses to let it go. It is now ...

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    No, it isn't. You should reach out to your lawyer and find out what is happening on the case. If he refuses to call you back or take your call, it may be time to consider other counsel.

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  • Who pays for the bills if my son went to the ER for a slip and fall?

    My son says he was in the hall standing around when he fell to the floor on his back, hurting his back. Hes in the hospital getting xrays and ct scan He told me the floor was slippery.

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    It depends on the facts of the case. Simply because a person falls on someone else's property does not necessarily mean the property owner is liable for the fall. It's unclear where the fall happened. Basically, you have to show that he fell on a "hazardous condition" that the owner knew about and failed to correct. If the floor had recently been cleaned or there was a leak, that could possibly give rise to a claim.

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