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  • Is this a reasonable offer.

    I had a car accident. The accident is on Video from my Dashboard camera. Today the adjuster called me and offered me under $2000 for 3 lost days of work and Tinnitus and heavy neck pain. The also pay for my car and the medical bills until today. B...

    Sam’s Answer

    It sounds like you have not totally recovered from the car accident and that you have not reached maximum medical improvement. You should continue treating for your Tinnitus, preferably with an ENT. You'll need the ENT or other treating doctor to link this condition to the auto accident. Once you know what your prognosis is & what other medical treatment you may need, then you'll be in a much better position to renegotiate the total settlement. At the end of the day, your objective is to get all of your medical bills, other expenses & pain & suffering paid for by the insurance company. Best wishes for a speedy recovery.

    Sam Levine, Esq.
    Atlanta, Georgia Car Accident Attorney

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  • Open collection on credit report?

    I'm originally from another country so I don't really know how things work here. I checked my credit report for the first time in many years and noticed that I have 3 collections. 2 of them were medical bills from the same hospital. My exhusband's...

    Sam’s Answer

    What a pain. I know. My suggestion is that you consult with an attorney or retain one if necessary. This may be a matter that you can resolve on your own. It's a hassle. There are contract, insurance & credit reporting issues involved that have to be navigated. If I can be of further help, please let me know. Best wishes.

    Sam Levine, Esq.
    Attorney at Law

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  • A question about representing in car accident

    If one has an attorney representing, can any other party continue to communicate with him? How does the law require the other party to do if one has already had the attorney representing? Thank you for your answer.

    Sam’s Answer

    Only if the other party in your car accident case is not represented or waives attorney client privilege, which would not be advisable if already represented. What you need to be concerned with is that your attorney is actively & ethically representing you. Assuming that's the case, anything else is inconsequential.

    Sam Levine, Esq.
    Attorney at Law

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  • How long does Alabama have to get accident report ready?

    If i was involved in an accident in Alabama ( was hit by an 18 wheeler) on the highway, how long does the state trooper have to provide a report? It's been 15 days and nothing. We call everyday and they say the same thing. I am having to pay money...

    Sam’s Answer

    Hello, I am really sorry that you were involved in a truck accident. It must've been scary, but I don't know what it feels like to be hit by an 18 Wheeler. I hope you are ok. In answer to your question, it normally takes just a few days depending on the jurisdiction. Your best bet is to retain an attorney in the Atlanta metro area experienced in handling these type of matters as there as some key things that must be done early on to preserve & strengthen your case. I wish you a quick & speedy recovery & best wishes.

    Sam Levine, Esq.
    Attorney at Law

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  • Can an attorney somehow intervene and get my benefit expedited ?

    I have an open disability benefit claim with colonial life that is due to pay to me about $6,400.00. I moved from Miami, being terminated from my job and with so losing my BlueCross & BlueShield insurance to having to apply & receive Medicare. Al...

    Sam’s Answer

    Depending on the exact facts, most likely. First step is to speak to an attorney. I know the red tape is a pain. I and others are available to speak to you in an effort to help you get your disability insurance claim squared away.. Best wishes.

    Sam Levine, Esq.

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  • I was rear ended by another driver, who was determined to be at fault. Can I make their insurance co. pay for new parrts?

    My Mercedes was rear ended and structural components of the rear bumper were damaged. Her insurance co wants to put a used rear bumper on my car. For safety reasons, I would like them to use a new bumper. How can I get them to do thiis?

    Sam’s Answer

    Yes, you can. You need to get the police report documenting the decatur, georgia area car accident & then send it to the at fault party's insurance company. You have the right to decide where to have your car fixed & the right to insist on the use of genuine parts. Best wishes.

    Sam Levine, esq.
    Atlanta, Georgia Car & Truck Accident Attorney

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  • I was hit by a car while on my motorcycle and I have lots of broken bones and am in the hospital how do I proceed

    The person who hit me is underage and they ran, the parent turned the kid in, the parents have insurance

    Sam’s Answer

    Hello, I am sorry that this motorcycle accident happened to you. Sort of feel like you were kicked while you were down when the at fault party bolted from the accident scene, don't you? Not a good feeling. The amount & extent of liability insurance now has to be determined along with the extent & required treatment for your respective injuries. It's like putting a puzzle together. Over time, the end result will be clear & that'll guide your tactical & medical treatment strategy. It's important to lawyer up as soon as puzzle as the insurance company vultures will start circling soon. Best wishes for a speedy recovery & that you become as whole as possible. Take care.

    Sam Levine, Esq.
    Attorney at Law

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  • What can I do about a tax lien on my credit report?

    I have a tax lien on my credit report due to my mortgage company not paying the county taxes. I have gone to the courthouse and printed off everything saying that the bill was paid in full. What do I need to do to correct this on my report?

    Sam’s Answer

    You need to, as the other esteemed attorneys may or may not have mentioned, send the reporting credit bureaus the print out showing the tax lien paid in full & ask for a quick update. At most, it should take no more than thirty (30) days for your credit report to be updated to show & reflect paid in full or zero balance. Best wishes for a healthy credit report.

    Sam Levine, Esq.
    Attorney at Law

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  • I was in a car accident And not at fault. Offer is $6500, $4092 for medical and $2500 for pain & suffering, is this sufficient?

    I was at a full stop, the at fault driver pulled out and hit a truck, and the truck hit me. Hand and leg bruised

    Sam’s Answer

    It depends. On its face & in the absence of an attorney getting 1/3 of your total settlement, the amount of the settlement offer would appear to be enough to settle your Auburn, Georgia soft tissue car accident injury claim. As long as your medical bills are covered & you walk away with some money for pain & suffering, then that's all you can ask for assuming the injuries are not more serious than what you represented in your question in which case you'd need more money to cover future pain & suffering & medical bills. Best wishes.

    Sam Levine, Esq.
    Atlanta, Georgia Car & Truck Accident Attorney

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  • IS THERE AN ATTORNEY OR LAW FIRM INTERESTED IN A CIVIL RIGHTS CASE INVOLVING A DISABLE PERSON IN PA.

    CASE INVOLVES MULTI CIVIL RIGHTS VIOLATION , FROM WHAT I CAN TELL BY TURNER VS.S.C

    Sam’s Answer

    Dear Discriminated Against,

    Violation of a person's civil rights is unfortunately a common occurrence, not only in Penn, but all over this country. If you'd like to discuss it offline, I'd be happy to do so with an eye towards putting you in the right direction. Best wishes.

    Sam Levine, Esq.
    Atlanta, GA Attorney at Law

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