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David J. McCormick

David McCormick’s Answers

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  • Can I collect unemployment insurance while I for disability

    I just signed up for disability should I stop my unemployment insurance

    David’s Answer

    Technically you cannot collect both at the same time. Unemployment means that you are ready to work, whereas disability means that you cannot work.

    Good luck.

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  • SSA DISABILITY DEINIAL I've been in 3 car accidents in less than a years time , first me being a pedestrian in Los Angeles Calif

    these accidents have left me with the need for surgery as recommended by two ortho surgeons in California, One recommended that I go home where my mother lives in MIchigan to have the surgery, being that the healing time is 6-8 weeks in a straight...

    David’s Answer

    If you received a first denial, then you have 60 days from that date to file a request for reconsideration. Please be advised that many attorneys do not get involved until you receive your second denial.

    Good luck.

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  • I feel in a hotel, because the rain came through the air conditioning, have back problems already what should I DO

    I am 60yrs old and have back problems already, but because of fall missed seeing my grandchildren as i had to leave as pain was to much to deal with, how do go about this since I already have injuries to my back, but know this has caused me more p...

    David’s Answer

    Do not talk with them until you meet with a local personal injury attorney.

    Good luck.

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  • What is the likelihood that a subrogated claim payment would be escheated to the state, if the settlement goes unclaimed?

    This question resulted from a mock case study for my class assignment.

    David’s Answer

    Use the internet.

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  • Hospital sold social security number to debt collector

    I recently got a call from a debt collector and they knew my social security number, I have never told them what it was so the hospital sold private information to this debt collector what are my rights on this subject. I feel my rights were viola...

    David’s Answer

    If your SSN was part of the billing information that the hospital had then this information would be transmitted to the collection agency. The hospital did not “sell” your SSN, it is part of the file that is transmitted to the debt collector.

    Good luck.

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  • Has a periodontist breached a duty of care if, while performing a simple graft procedure, caused trigemenial nerve damage & rsd?

    Also, if the periodontist, after over a year, has not/can not provide MetLife with the proper documentation to justify being paid by the insurance company be suspect that the above mentioned surgery is considered unnecessary surgery?

    David’s Answer

    Get a copy of all your medical records and have them reviewed by an attorney experienced in handling medical malpractice cases.

    Good luck.

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  • My mother recently passed away unexpectedly, and the coroner's report is vague. Should I hire an attorney to contest the COD?

    This question is in regards to a wrongful death action against a HMO.

    David’s Answer

    Sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. We need to know how the coroner’s report is “vague” to further assist you.

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  • Can I sue my apartment community/landlord for negligence?

    I recently discovered that I had a sewage leak in my apartment. The leakage was coming out of the floor of my living room. I made a phone call to the emergency maintenance department and was told that someone would be out to assess the problem. No...

    David’s Answer

    You need to talk with a local personal injury attorney ASAP.

    Good luck.

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  • What is the process in a personal injury case and how long does it take to settle

    I was in a car accident in November of 2012. I have an attorney, but haven't heard anything new since September.

    David’s Answer

    Every case is different, so there is no set tme period to settle becasue it depends on your injurues and when your treating doctor releases you from care.

    You have an attorney, so talk to them becasue they know the most about your case.

    Good luck.

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  • HELP! Is there an Attorney out there who can win a swimming pool slip and fall?

    On the July fourth weekend we went to a local resort where we had reservations, and where I have been many times in the past, to meet my sister and her family, here in Tucson Az. We went to the pool to locate them, I walked to the end of the pool...

    David’s Answer

    Using the Find a Lawyer tab you should be able to locate a Tucson personal injury attorney.

    Good luck.

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