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Robert P Christensen

Robert Christensen’s Answers

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  • My husband lost his fingers in a machine accident he was cutting the grass in our back yard can we claim that our house insuranc

    Should we speak to a lawyer

    Robert’s Answer

    Yes you should speak to an attorney experienced in product liability claims. Depending on the facts, there may be a claim against the equipment manufacturer for a design defect, manufacturing defect, or a failure to guard or warn of the hazard. There may be some coverage for medical bills under the homeowner's insurance policy.

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  • What should i do if i find hair in my Quaker Oaks Yougurt bar?

    My 3 year old daughter & i were sharing a bar. All of a sudden she started like chocking a piece & making weird nosies likeshe was trying to get soemthing out of her throat and said she felt like something was stuck in her throat. So i pat her on ...

    Robert’s Answer

    I would recommend that you contact the company and complain. On these facts I would not know of a lawyer that would take this case on a percentage of the recovery received and I would never recommend paying a lawyer to sue.

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  • I burned my lip on a fry from McDonald's, should I pursue a monetary payoff?

    I bought a happy meal from McDonald's took a fry to eat and burned my lip, seems to be excessively hot and I feel lucky it was me and not my daughter that tried the fry. I have a blistered lip now for approximately a week. I was wondering if I sho...

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    Not likely to be successful or good use of your time.

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  • Can I sue a former employer for a work related injury that happened back in 2005?

    At this company , while working my shift I ended up injury my right knee so bad that I had to go to the emergency to have it looked at.. the hospital staff asked me who I worked for.. in short.. I was told to go home, put my knee up on a pillow a...

    Robert’s Answer

    You may have a claim. Contact an attorney with experience with worker's compensation.

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  • Does my 17 year old son have to appear in court in a settlement case?

    A settlement between myself, legal parent, and the auto insurance company was reached for $12,500. My son has no permanent injuries.

    Robert’s Answer

    The minor settlement must be approved by the court. In most instances, the judge will want to ask the minor about the injuries.

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  • 50/50 with one driver more at fault?

    I got into a small fender bender with another Minnesota driver. This is the first time I have been in an auto accident so I would have assumed that a 50/50 decision would be just that but the adjuster mentioned that the settlement looks like it wi...

    Robert’s Answer

    50/50 means 50/50 not anything else. The adjuster is confused.

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  • How do I determine an amount for pain and suffering for soft tissue injury. Motorcycle accident & USPS truck?

    Postal service has admitted it was the USPS drivers fault.

    Robert’s Answer

    There are no tables or laws that help determine a value. Only an experienced trial lawyer can advise you. Talk to a lawyer before you get taken.

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  • Is in my right to have a copy of my own incident report?

    I had an incident a bar/restaurant a little over two weeks ago while getting escorted out by the security staff. It resulted in me falling down a set of stairs and getting injured. Hit my head, elbow, hip, I get sharp pains when I breath, my sho...

    Robert’s Answer

    As the others have stated, it is unlikely that the bar will voluntarily provided you with an incident report without a mandatory disclosure once a lawsuit is started.

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  • Can a parent be reimbursed for lost wages due to her minor childs auto accident

    My son was 16 at the time of the accident. The other driver was completely liable. I missed numerous hours of work for his medical appointments. Can i add my lost wages to his settlement demand?

    Robert’s Answer

    This is a question that should be directed to the attorney representing your son. I do not recommend that your son proceed without representation. There are many fine lawyers in your city that do Plaintiff's personal injury work. I would urge you to consult one of them. Good luck.

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  • Is it false advertisement in Minn. If a hotel brand advertises that they are a safe comfortable venue for business travelers but

    instead the Plaintiff suffered injuries. that were detrimental to his career, life, livelihood as a result of negligent hotel. The hotel is operated by a third party but hoists the a major hotel brand name

    Robert’s Answer

    An Innkeeper has a duty to maintain a safe premises under Minnesota common law. You should contact a personal injury lawyer about your rights.

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