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Tracy W Cary

Dothan Workers' Compensation Lawyer.

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  1. Got into a car accident, other drivers fault w/ possible DUI. Neck stiffness, what actions to take next?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Roger Stone Reynolds
    2. Robert Bruce Kopelson
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    In my experience, the longer you wait to get medical treatment after a traumatic event the more issues and questions the insurance adjuster will raise. I would start treatment in an emergency room if possible.

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  2. If someone has lapsed insurance but the person that rear ended them while drunk does have insurance will they still have to pay

    Answered over 1 year ago.

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    I would strongly encourage your Mother to consult with an attorney who specializes in personal injury claims in your area.

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  3. When you are doing a wrongful death lawsuit why would they only offer 50.000 is that the going rate for a life these days.

    Answered over 1 year ago.

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    As others have indicated, there are several factors to be considered in determining whether $50,000 is all the coverage that's available. The amount of insurance coverage bears no relationship to the value of the life that was taken. In fact, all too often there is insufficient insurance coverage for the loss of life or serious personal injury. This is why consulting with a good personal injury attorney is very good advice. Other avenues of recovery could include a dram shop action, product...

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  4. Do I need a lawyer for auto accident

    Answered 26 days ago.

    1. Glen Edward Ashman
    2. Stephen E. Garner
    3. Tristan Blain Morrison
    4. Tracy W Cary
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    I would strongly encourage you to not trust that the insurance company will be compelled to act in your best interest. Instead, get a free consultation from a lawyer who specializes in car wreck cases (not necessarily a TV advertising lawyer who doesn't actually go to trial) and find out what your rights are. Better safe than sorry. I wish you the best of luck with this situation.

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  5. Workers compensation questions

    Answered 3 months ago.

    1. Tracy W Cary
    2. Sheryl L Lam
    3. Belal Ghaleb Hamideh
    4. Brett A. Borah
    5. Gilbert Earl Fisher
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    I'm not a California lawyer but my suggestion to you is for you to search on Avvo under Find a Lawyer for a competent lawyer who specializes in this type of case and get some answers. You are much better off not going it alone.

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  6. When a wrongful death suit is filed by one sibling are the other siblings entitled to proceeds awarded?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

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    2. Anders Ferrington
    3. C. Donald Briggs III
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    Generally such cases are brought by a personal representative of the estate and the proceeds of a successful recovery are divided by the law of the states where the action is brought. Many states would allow your friend to receive some of the proceeds but you need to check with a lawyer in the state where the action was brought.

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  7. Still getting a bill after our personal injury settlment

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. David Ian Schoen
    2. John L. Schroeder
    3. John Daniel Wilson
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    I'm not sure I'm correctly understanding your situation but I think the thing to do is contact the attorney and get an accounting of what was and was not paid out of the settlement.

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  8. What will happen if I close my workers comp case before it goes to trial, do I still have to pay the doctors and the WC attorny?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Tracy W Cary
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    If you have hired a lawyer and it sounds like you have, the insurance adjuster should not talk to you directly. You would have to fire your lawyer first (I am not recommending you do this) in order to talk to the adjuster about settling your claim. Even if you fire your attorney you may well owe the attorney for expenses and his or her time. I suggest you have a heart to heart with the attorney to get a realistic expectation of the time required to finalize your case. In many states you...

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  9. Do I reimburse my health and car insurance if I win in my small claims suit for personal injuries?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Ryan Daniel Bright
    2. Wendy Marie Schenk
    3. Roger Stone Reynolds
    4. Richard Marc Katz
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    Typically when a health insurance carrier or a car insurance carrier makes payments for medical bills and you recover for a personal injury claim the insurance carriers will have a subrogation interest which gives them the right to get some of their money back. Check your policy to see for sure if this is addressed.

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  10. Can I be sued by at-fault drivers family if he died?

    Answered 12 months ago.

    1. Nicholas Allen Primrose
    2. Christopher Robert Dillingham II
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    I would make sure to give notice of this accident to your insurance carrier. They will be obligated to defend you if you are sued.

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