Does the "incident card" have the other drivers insurance information? If so, contact the insurance company and report the incident. Assuming 2 things - the other driver 100% at fault and the other driver has good coverage - that insurance company will pay for your damages.
If the incident card does not have insurance information you can always contact the other driver and request it.
If the other driver does not have good insurance coverage you may be forced to put the claim through your...
If your lawyer withdraws from the case, he is not entitled to a fee. If you fire your lawyer, he may be entitled to his fees and costs. His fee may be calculated based on the contingency (if he obtained a settlement offer for you prior to being fired OR based on the amount of hours he worked on the case.
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Sorry to hear of your family's terrible loss.
On the legal side, what proof or evidence do you have that he was employed by the utility company? Sounds like you may have to file a lawsuit and take the drivers deposition to find out whather he was working for utility or not. Speak to your current attorney about filing suit and see what he/she says.
It does sound like you have a case against the woman in the truck. Did the police come and write up a crash report? What did they do for you in the hospital? Have you seen a doctor since you were released from the hospital?
Sorry for all the questions but a personal injury lawyer needs to know a little more information in determining whether you have a good case.
You should definitely consult with a personal injury attorney to see if you have a case. Did you, by any chance, take pictures of the area where you fell? That would be helpful to the attorney's evaluation.
This would be up to your treating physician to determine whether the 2nd accident caused an aggravation of your 1st accident's injuries. There are some variables. Did the 2nd accident cause a NEW or DIFFERENT injury? Did the 2nd accident only aggravate the prior injury and caused no new injury?
Normally, the physician will not add the 2 impairments to get to a total. The physician will try to determine what impairment was caused by each accident.
I see that you are from Delray Beach, Florida. That is where my main office is located - right on Atlantic Avenue and Congress. I would be happy to talk to you on the phone or you can come into the office to discuss your potential case. Either one is completely free.
The 2 big questions are (1) whether the OWNER of the other car had insurance and (2) whether you have certain types of coverage on your car.
Again, feel free to call me at 561-266-9191.
Yes you definitely have a significiant case especially since you broke your arm. Did the person who caused the accident have insurance? Please call me for more information 877-795-2993 or email me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.