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  • Is there any renters insurance lawyers available? Milwaukee Area

    My home was robbed May 29, and State farm Ins, and All State are not complying with my policies. I feel I am being given the run around.

    Werner’s Answer

    You should request certified copies of you policies and contact a lawyer right away. Your policies will outline the respective responsibilities of the parties. Also, keep all communication in writing and keep copies of all submissions you make to the insurance companies.

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  • I was rear ended while stopped at a stop light and I have no insurance what is the best outcome I can get.?

    My cars entire backside is smashed in. I had to go to th Er 3 days later and was told I had a sprained spine strain. The lady that hit me has insurance and no damage to her vehicle besides a dent on her hood I was completely stopped before she hit...

    Werner’s Answer

    Every case is different and your best outcome will depend on a number of factors including the extent of your injuries and medical treatment, property damage, insurance limits, etc. If you are hurt, you should seek and continue medical treatment until you are better. You should talk to a lawyer in the meantime.

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  • Likelihood insurance company will settle small claims out of court? Any liability of me for other parties legal fee's if I lose?

    I could not reach an agreement over a fair settlement with an Allstate insurance adjuster over my demand to be compensated for 57 days of loss of use of my motorcycle this summer. I got an official HD estimate that it would have cost close to $2,9...

    Werner’s Answer

    If you have an estimate for $2900, seek the full amount. Whether Allstate will negotiate is based on a number of factors such as why the claim was not resolved for 57 days and whether you or Allstate delayed resolution of the property damage. Normally, the parties are responsible for their own attorney fees, although you could be responsible for statutory costs if you lose.

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  • My daughter had an auto accident 3 years ago & now we are being sued. Can they take away our house? What can they take?

    My daughter ran a red light & struck a car. 3 years later the other party is suing us. Our insurance company is working on this but I'm worried as the other driver appears to be very aggressively looking for money now. What assets can they take? W...

    Werner’s Answer

    Let your insurance company worry about the claim for now. Until your insurance company values the claim, you will not know whether your duaghter will have any potential exposure beyond the policy limits. Also, there may be limits on your personal liability since you are the parent. In terms of what assets may be available, you should contact a debtors or bankruptcy attorney.

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  • I just slipped and fell on stairs in my apt building bc the skylight is leaking and has been for a long time.

    The stairs are shared with the building manager. So they are aware its a problem. I heard I have to notify the owner. We are not on good terms as it is.. What do I need to say and does it mater how I contact him? I was actually in my way to my neu...

    Werner’s Answer

    You will need to notify the owner to request insurance information and to request that the skylight be repaired. You should really consult an attorney before doing so to evaluate your potential claim. I would not give any kind of statement until after you speak to an attorney.

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  • If an employee is also a customer and is injured at that location, would this be personal injury or workers compensation?

    the employee/costomer was injured by their supirior, and that superior was not acting within the scope of employment which is the reason for the injury.

    Werner’s Answer

    You'd need to provide more details about the incident. Call a personal injury attorney to evaluate the potential claim. Initial consultations are usually free.

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  • I need an injury lawyer

    I got injured at my sister's house fell off a ladder broke my ankle and lost a finger.

    Werner’s Answer

    Contact a personal injury attorney to discuss the details of your fall ASAP. Premises cases are very fact driven and require careful evaluation. Sorry to hear about your injuries. Good luck.

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  • Should I fire my attorney?

    Five years ago my attorney referred me as well as my case to another attorney to file a federal civil rights lawsuit. I gave the new attorney a $35,000 retainer to begin the case, once the first attorney was finished with the case at the state le...

    Werner’s Answer

    You should schedule an appointment with your attorney ASAP. If your attorney won't meet with you I would certainly collect your file and seek another attorney.

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  • What type of insurance should we carry to prevent our free-lance bartenders from liability?

    -for a wedding, 300 guests, at a summer camp (non-commercial venue) -3 bartenders, one has a license, two do not; -alcohol will be given away (not sold) -event insurance has already been purchased

    Werner’s Answer

    I would consult with an insurance agency to evaluate all available insurance lines.

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  • Can I sue a hospital on behalf of my 20 yr old un-married daughter. She passed away there. I'm sure we cant sue but plan on fili

    She was sick for a month and went to the ER 3 times. First time they did some tests and didn't find anything. The other time they sent her home with anti nausea pills. The third time she went in and couldn't keep anything down and couldn't breathe...

    Werner’s Answer

    Sorry for your loss. Contact a medical malpractice attorney. Medical malpractice lawsuits are very diffifcult and expensive. If no attorney is willing to review the case, you may still file a complaint with the State to have her treatment record reviewed. Good luck.

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