A proposal (we call it a demand) can be drawn in 15 minutes. Wage differentials are VERY rarely negotiated quickly. Several months is not unreasonable. That said, the process cannot begin until the demand is sent. I never share demands with clients because it raises expectations to an unreasonable level.
1. NO payment is ever made before settlement, even if the driver admits fault
2. The ONLY way you recover more than nuisance value here is if the ER took an MRI of your back or neck which disclosed a disc injury.
3. ALWAYS see an attorney as the first person you consult after your doctor when you are in an accident.
As long as there is insurance, you are ok. You need to consult a personal injury attorney as soon as possible to coordinate your care and optimize your claim. Good luck.
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I am not sure what you are asking. If you fell on Walmart property, you should have immediately gone to the customer service counter and made a report. Then you should have immediately sought medical care if you were injured. If you were not injured, there is no possible recovery, anyway.
If you were injured, you should seek the advice of a local personal injury attorney. It is very unlikely that you need to file a lawsuit as the matter could probably be resolved by claim. It is...
If you were injured, you need to consult an experienced personal injury attorney who has handled truck accidents. Truck cases are settled much more cautiously than auto cases. The fact that your insurance lapsed has nothing to do with the value of your claim.
This forum can be an amazingly rich source of valuable legal insight to the general public. One thing that this site cannot do is to provide answers to specific legal questions. As all of my colleagues who answered this question have stated, you do not provide sufficient detail of your injuries subsequent scarring to provide an answer, even if that were possible in this forum.
You need to consult with a local personal injury attorney. There is no fee or obligation for an initial...
You do NOT need an attorney because your insurance company will assign one, if necessary.
You have no worries. Anyone presenting a claim MUST prove your damages. Your insurance company will assign counsel. You have NOTHING to be concerned about.
If it is really the case that "nobody will take your case," don't you think there must be a reason? We are in business to make money. We do NOT turn down viable cases. I surmise this is a medical malpractice suit. Perhaps you had a very bad outcome but there was no negligence. We see this VERY frequently. You MUST have a far better appreciation of what is happening and why IN ADDITION to retaining an attorney or you are throwing your money away. If you need to re-group, do as my...
He ABSOLUTELY has a Workers' Compensation claim. It is possible that there is a 3-party claim, also, but many more details are needed to make that determination. He REALLY needs to consult an experienced Workers' Compensation attorney ASAP. We all provide free, no obligation consults.