Kenneth Howard Levinson’s Answers

Kenneth Howard Levinson

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer.

Contributor Level 7
  1. Should I get a personal injury lawyer?

    Answered about 3 years ago.

    1. Andrew Daniel Myers
    2. Tara Leigh Goodwin
    3. Kenneth Howard Levinson
    4. Joyce J. Sweinberg
    5. Christian K. Lassen II
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    An attorney concentrating in personal injury cases, is probably not the best choice for you and your husband. You may want to consult with a lawyer who is familiar with laws relating to credit unions and perhaps banking. I commend you and your husband for being diligent about your accounts and making sure this doesn't happen again. I strongly suspect that after pointing out the mistake to the appropriate people and with continued monitoring of the account, this will not happen again....

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  2. Accident occur where my son was a passenger. The owner of the car was not driver it was someone who was not on the policy.

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Kevin Rindler Madison
    2. Shoshana Kunin-Leavitt
    3. David Herman Hirsch
    4. C. Donald Briggs III
    5. Christian K. Lassen II
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    I am so sorry for your loss. There are fewer things more tragic than having to bury a child. I strongly suggest you retain an experienced personal injury/wrongful death attorney. A proper investigation can reveal a number of avenues of recovery for your tremendous loss.

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  3. I was badly hurt last week and wondering if i can sue anyone.

    Answered almost 3 years ago.

    1. Steven Adam Sigmond
    2. Stephen Laurence Hoffman
    3. Nima Taradji
    4. Louis Joseph Meyer
    5. Joseph Paul Giamanco
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    I strongly suggest that you contact an experienced Illinois injury attorney. As others have mentioned, just because an insurance company initially denies they are responsible for paying damages, does not mean they are correct. I good lawyer will investigate and file all appropriate paperwork to make sure your rights are protected. There are also other options to explore. Does the drunk driver has his own insurance coverage? Was he coming from a bar that "over served' him? You may also...

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  4. If i file a claim against an insurance company and they tell me i need to sign release papers for payment. Can they do that?

    Answered about 3 years ago.

    1. Alan Jay Dion
    2. Christian K. Lassen II
    3. Joel Jay Kofsky
    4. Kenneth Howard Levinson
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    An insurance company can require you to sign releases before they make payments. I would read the paperwork and make sure it includes everything you are entitled to be compensated for- such as the car rental. Be careful of legal language you may not understand. Make sure you read AND understand everything you sign. You may want to go over the release language with an attorney in your jurisdiction.

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  5. Should i talk to the insurance company. Or should i hire a personal injury attorney and let them speak to insurance company?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Steven Mark Sweat
    2. Frederick Joseph Sette
    3. Matthew Ronald Eason
    4. Michael Charles Doland
    5. Korosh Torkzadeh
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    I strongly believe that you should NOT talk to the driver's insurance company without consulting an attorney. Here is the link to a post I published on my child injury lawyer blog - I hope your daughter's recovery goes well. It is certainly one of the most challenging times a parent can go through. Ken

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  6. Should I persue legal action for my 5 year old daughters school related injury?

    Answered about 3 years ago.

    1. Donald Steven Sjaarda
    2. Constantine D. Buzunis
    3. Christian K. Lassen II
    4. Norman Gregory Fernandez
    5. Kenneth Howard Levinson
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    You have given us one of the most important factor in these types of cases. Namely, whether the school had notice of the dangerous condition. I strongly recommend you contact an experienced child injury attorney right away. I have seen many instances where the company's insurance company "agrees" to pay medical bills but either stops paying or refuses to offer a fair settlement. There is almost never a downside to contacting an attorney. Initial consultations are free and you will obtain...

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  7. My mother was rear ended 2 days ago and shes been feeling bad since then. Is there a deadline in Illinois for going to the doc?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Stephen Laurence Hoffman
    2. Kenneth Howard Levinson
    3. Daniel Nelson Deasy
    4. Steven Mark Sweat
    4 lawyer answers

    There is no deadline to see a doctor in Illinois. Of course, the longer your mother waits to seek medical attention, the more difficult it will be to prove that the crash caused her injuries. All the best to your mother for a full and speedy recovery.

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  8. Can i sue my landlord on defamation of character for providing an eviction notice for something that never happened?

    Answered about 3 years ago.

    1. Robert Frank Melton II
    2. Kenneth Howard Levinson
    3. Troy Austin Pickard
    4. Christian K. Lassen II
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    You will likely have a challenge winning a defamation case against your landlord. I agree with advise to seek counsel from an attorney concentrating in disputes between landlords and tenants.

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  9. Friend used my car to go to the store and wrecked it and she was at fault

    Answered about 3 years ago.

    1. Christian K. Lassen II
    2. Kenneth Howard Levinson
    3. Joel Jay Kofsky
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    Yes, you may very well be able to take her to small claims court and file a lawsuit for damages. Depending on your friend's financial situation, it may not be worth pursuing. Getting a judgment is only part of the battle. You need a way to collect the money; which is especially difficult without insurance coverage. It may be advisable to work out a fair settlement with your friend. Even taking a bit less now may be beneficial to you. You may also want to consult with an attorney...

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  10. Do I need a Lawyer for a deposition as a witness in malpractice suit?

    Answered about 3 years ago.

    1. Kenneth Howard Levinson
    2. Andrew Daniel Myers
    3. Christian K. Lassen II
    4. Joel Jay Kofsky
    4 lawyer answers

    Maybe. As others have mentioned, it depends on the particular facts involved and your relationship to the lawsuit. For example, if you are a medical professional involved in the care and treatment of the patient, I would strongly recommend you consult with an attorney. You need to learn about any potential liability you may have. I understand you mention that the "event" occurred when you were not present. However, your pre-occurance may be relevant to this issue. In some instances, an...

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