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Gregory M. Stokes

Gregory Stokes’s Answers

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  • What is the first thing I should do after a wrongful death?

    If one of my family member has died due to wrongful death, what is the first thing I should do? .

    Gregory’s Answer

    Contact an experienced, wrongful death attorney in your locality. The attorney will investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding the death of your loved one, and he or she will make an intial determination as to who caused the death and what are the potential sources of recovery for the family.

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  • I was driving a company truck and was in a accident,i was found to be a fault.can i be sued personaly

    they have sues company insurance and now trying to sue me personaly

    Gregory’s Answer

    Yes. You can be sued for the injuries and damages caused by your own negligence. The insurance on the company truck will most likely pay the claim. They will also provide an attorney to represent you in the event you are sued personally. Make sure the accident is reported to the company's insurance carrier. And, if you are ever served with a lawsuit be sure to give the documents immediately to the insurance company so they can defend you.

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  • I was in a small car accident on Saturday. Someone backed into my car in a parking lot and cause about $800.00 worth of damages

    to my car. I've had neck pains since Saturday so I went to the doctor yesterday and he gave me pain meds and musc le relaxers and said I should be fine in about 1 week. The insurance adjuster offered me $400 for pain and suffering . Is this a fair...

    Gregory’s Answer

    Suggest you make a full recovery from your injuries before you settle your case. Once you sign a release you will not be able to make a claim for any additional medical expenses that may arise in the future.

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  • How much is a fair settlement? Auto Accident

    Auto accident: Man went through red light. He was driving a car and I had a Hyundai Tucson. My vehicle was totaled (it was paid off too and now I have a car payment). Anyway I went to Chiropractor for soft tissue injury. Bills total $3000.00. My i...

    Gregory’s Answer

    Best to consult with a local personal injury lawyer.

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  • Got a careless driving ticket after an accident with property damage. Should I get a lawyer?

    I don't believe the other driver was hurt, but he did leave in an ambulance. Oh, and court is tonight.

    Gregory’s Answer

    Report the claim immediately to your insurance carrier. Let them handle the injury claim. Your own insurance company will hire a lawyer to represent you, if a civil lawsuit is filed against you. Although, you may want to consider hiring your own attorney to represent you at traffic court.

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  • Who pays when there is an accident in a company vehicle while on the job?

    My husband had an accident in a company truck while on the way to a job. His employer is trying to make us pay for the damages to the other vehicle . Shouldn't the company insurance take care of this?

    Gregory’s Answer

    Usually the company's insurance will pay for the damage to the vehicle. Please put your own auto insurance carrier on notice to protect yourself.

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  • Can i file a law suit again for a accident where someone hit me again

    i been hit for a second time by someone else different from the first

    Gregory’s Answer

    You can recover for any injuries you suffered in the second crash.

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  • Was hit by uninsured, unlisenced military guy with expired registration and tags. Worth suing?

    Looked at public records and police are charging him on 8 counts and he is due in court. I want to recover my out of pocket expenses. Insurance covered the majority but not all. Not trying to get rich off this guy, just want what is owed to me. Al...

    Gregory’s Answer

    Contact the District Attorney and request full restitution as part of any sentence the court may impose on the defendant.

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  • My dad slipped on spilled milk at target. Can he sue for that?

    He was walking through target and slipped on milk spilled on the floor. now he has 6 serious problems with his back. he has to get epidurals to be able to stand the pain. he now is considered disabled and doesnt work. he seems to think he cant get...

    Gregory’s Answer

    This could be a substantial case. Suggest you hire a local attorney immediately.

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  • What should i put into a journal followig an accident. what am i supposed to write about

    was hit head on by drunk driver got an attorney, was asked to keep journal entries following meet with lawyer. what do i need to include. fell behind on entries can i still write them in

    Gregory’s Answer

    Keep track of your doctor visits, mileage, lost wages and all expenses related to the injuries you suffered in the car crash. Your journal is discoverable so anything else you write in your journal might one day be used by the other side.

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