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  • When waiting on a lien amount from medicare/medicade what is the normal process and usually how long does it take?

    I guess it depends on the severity of injuries and how much your hospital bills were? My hospital bills reached about 400,000 and my injuries were severe, (fractured tibia required 3 surgeries) broken jaw required 1 surgery and bleeding in the bra...

    Alexander’s Answer

    Just like most answers to legal questions, it depends. It will vary on the amount of the total bills, the types of injuries or death involved, the amount of the recovery, to other collateral sources that may have been available, the need for future care, the speed or efficiency of health care providers to submit bills to medicare, and even the region of the country and CMS office your claim is being administered through claim. At PerkinsLawOffices.com we start the Medicare lien process as early as possible by putting CMS on notice and requesting conditional lien letters as the cases progress.

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  • I just recently got fired, but i feel i was fire unjustly what can i do?

    it was said i did not call a manager when the pancake grill went down but i did i got proof in my phone and so does another employee. Also was said i closed down the store which i did not just informed customers about the grill. Had proof on that ...

    Alexander’s Answer

    Depends on whether your state is an at will employment state. That means employer can fire you whenever they want for whatever reason or no reason at all, as long as it was not racially/gender/age,sexual preference motivated.

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  • How do you trust an attorney?

    I hired two attorney's with the last of my savings. The first one took my money and didn't serve and he wound up disbarred. The second attorney took my money and bounced on an exercise ball with her two 4 and 6 year old children in her office, whe...

    Alexander’s Answer

    Do some homework. Either go with an attorney a friend used or go online and then call around. Most attorneys are trustworthy unlike what you hear on the street. They have to be because of the bar and to keep a good reputation

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  • Can the other driver sue me for bodily injury claim if I was found not guilty for the accident?

    During a recent two car accident, I was given a citation for failure to obey a traffic light. The other party was not given any citation. My insurance paid the damages on the other vehicle and she also filed a bodily injury claim (even though she ...

    Alexander’s Answer

    In many jurisdictions, the police report and ticket are privileged, meaning they are not admissible for any purpose in the related civil injury lawsuit. The officer is not allowed to say who got the ticket but he can give his observations of the aftermath of the scene.

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  • What is an asset check, who performs it and why, and how can I determine if an asset check was done to me ?

    I'm currently involved in a personal injury claim and I am wondering if there is a way to determine if an asset check was done to me ? Is there a way to know ?

    Alexander’s Answer

    Assett checks are done to determine someone's, usually a potential defendant's ability to pay a claim or judgment from personal money and property. Someone either has a judgement already or is determining whether its worth their time to go after you personal bank accoynts, cars, boats, real estate. If you do not know what assetts checks are, then you probably do not have any assttes to worry about. There are private investigators and onlie data bases they perform such searches and there reallly is no way to know if someone performed such a search on you.

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  • When a person files a claim for pain & suffering after an accident. How much can he be compensated for and how is it determined?

    When a person files a claim for pain & suffering after an accident against his own insurance coverage ( UM/UIM ). How much can he be compensated for and how is it determined?

    Alexander’s Answer

    It depends on the nature of the injury/damages, the available coverage and of course fault. Florida is a pure form comparative fault state, so even if you had an injury/damage worth $100,000 and you had UM coverage for that amount, it does not mean you can get it all of you are apportioned some fault for the cause of the accident. If you were 50% at fault you may be only entitled to half your damages, $50,000. That fault will be based on the facts and the ability of your pi attorney to to persuade the insurance company.

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  • I was falsely accused of a traffic accident involving injury to a pedestrian. My insurance co. settled but, release not signed !

    I was falsely accused of a traffic accident involving injury to a pedestrian. Although, I was clearly not at fault, My insurance co. decided to settle with the victims attorney to the maximum of my liability limits but, release not signed yet. He...

    Alexander’s Answer

    You need to demand your insurance carrier obtain a release on your behalf before they pay limits. You should do this verbally and in writing to the adjuster or lawyer handling the claim. In Florida insurance companies have the duty to their own insured to act in good faith and protect you from getting sued if they can. Also, before the other driver can sue for the UM under his policy he must get permission from his own UM carrier to accept whatever your carrier is offering which may give you additional time to make sure you are released. As an added precaution you may want to make surethat the avdverse drivers insurance carrier is named in the rlease specifically to ensure the UM carrier cannot pursue you.

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  • What type of attorney do I need?

    I am in interested in pressing charges for battery against an individual who punched me last night. This person started arguing with me and punched me around the cheek and ear area knocking me to the ground. I told him that I was going to call the...

    Alexander’s Answer

    You need to be persistent and follow up with the detective assigned your case number. But be pleasant and polite. You are your own best advocate so make sure you assist with the investigation providing any info that will help the police do their job. Otherwise the police will have nothing to take to the state attorney to press charges. If you are seriously injured, you can hire a personal injury attorney to bring a civil claim, which means to sue for money damages. If the case warrants, the civil attorney will assist you in providing information in the criminal matter.

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  • More about request for admission interragatories and production of documents

    Attorney for Agent of capital one c/c. Can I answer some of the question with Invasion of privacy, or plead the 5th. Some of the questions are personal and have nothing to do with the account. Can I write a list of my own for the attornies to an...

    Alexander’s Answer

    You may object where there is a privilege i.e. work product, atty client, clergy, etc.Or if the privilege is statutory or constitutionally based. Or you may object for many reasons most notably not reasonably calculated to lead to admissible evidence, harassing, burdensome and yes invasion of privacy if it fits....Without understanding your facts you may object for almost any decent reason and let other side set it for hearing

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  • To sign for absent parent

    how do we wright legal doc. for my girlfriend to sign for my daughter medical need if need be?

    Alexander’s Answer

    You would need to get a Limited Power of Atttorney which is a standard document and you can probably find a form of one online, just copy it. You want it to be limited to health issues. Also if you are in a Hospital they will have documents for a health surrogate.

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