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Charles Joseph Michael Candiano
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  • My husband is in jail on a suspicion of a burglary. he was already on house arrest for a burglary in 2009 ...

    he is on a 72 investigation and we dont know what evidence they have since i know he didnt commit the crime whats my options

    Charles’s Answer

    Once he is charged, you can get a copy of the Charging Information and Probable Cause Affidavit. You would then hire a Criminal Defense attorney so he can request Discovery. The State MUST disclose EVERYTHING they know - BOTH for and against your husband.

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  • Car wash attendant crashed my vehicle into another vehicle. How can I recoup my money for deductible and rental fees

    car wash attendant states his foot got stuck on something in the car and he was unable to s top the vehicle.

    Charles’s Answer

    Get the car wash's insurance information and give it to your insurance along with a copy of the incident report. The car wash insurance will reimburse your insurance and they, in turn, will reimburse your deductible. If you do not have rental coverage, you cannot COMPEL the car wash to pay. That said, they should offer to pay on your facts.

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  • How do I get back pay or medical bills covered?

    I worked for Amazon for almost 4 years. October of 2015 I got injured on the job. In December I was let go from my insurance and lost almost everything I had because of being off of work. Amazon has informed me that I can't come back til I'm relea...

    Charles’s Answer

    I agree with Mr. Farr. In addition, you could have applied for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act from October through February. It would have been free.

    Your related care should be covered under Workers' Compensation. See a local WC attorney ASAP.

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  • Social security overpayment

    hi I had a workmans comp case settled in 1998 I live in Illinois. social security has contacted me saying an overpayment of 65,000 is due. my full settlement was 145,00 that is with atty fees. i contacted the atty who handeled this and he said th...

    Charles’s Answer

    Apparently, your attorney neglected to put "spread" language in the contract. Discuss the matter with a legal malpractice attorney. The claim may be barred because so much time has passed.

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  • Will my insurance cover my at fault dui accident? The other driver filed a personal injury claim. What does this mean for me.

    At fault dui rear end accident. Was dropped down to a reckless. The other driver drove away from the accident with no apparent injuries. Ambulance was there but nobody was taken to a hospital.

    Charles’s Answer

    Your insurance will pay. The fact that the other driver was not taken away by ambulance has nothing to do with her ability to claim injury so long as it is supported by medical evidence.

    Your insurance will assign defense counsel, if necessary.

    You apparently did hire criminal defense counsel as you state that the charges were reduced.

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  • When someone gets injured on the job because of faulty machinery,, shouldn't he receive workers comp?

    Regarding injuries on the job. When one becomes injured on the job, and there is no doubt that the injury was a consequence of faulty machinery, I thought the injured would receive a small amont to pay for his bills until he was better. There was ...

    Charles’s Answer

    Fault has NOTHING to do with it. It is a no-fault system. If you are not getting benefits, you need an attorney. It's as simple as that.

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  • How long can Indiana legally hold an inmate for the state of Michigan

    my friend was picked up in Indiana on a warrant from Michigan for larceny

    Charles’s Answer

    Indiana MUST hold him until Michigan responds. There is no timeframe for this. The only way to prevent this is to resolve the outstanding warrant. Hire an attorney in the jurisdiction where the warrant was issued. It is expensive to extradite and most jurisdictions will not do so on minor crimes but you could be sitting in jail for 45 days. WORST of all is that your failure to resolve the underlying matter can result in your being re-arrested at any time after release because the warrant remains active.

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  • Can you be arrested for a failure to appear in court bench warrent if you go to court for an apartment eviction in another state

    My husband has a bench warrant out in another state for missing a child support court hearing. WE have a court date tomorrow where I live currently due to not paying our eviction bill to a landlord. If he goes to court tomorrow will they hold him ...

    Charles’s Answer

    If the Court where you are going has Notice of the Warrant, yes. The ONLY way to avoid spending (potentially weeks) in custody, it to clear-up the other warrant.

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  • Should I find a new lawyer??

    I tore my ACL and meniscus a year ago at work had a successful surgery in December. 2 months afterward I fell down the stairs at home breaking my arm. During this time I've had very poor communication with the law firm that's handling my case they...

    Charles’s Answer

    I agree with my colleagues. Your attorney should have explained that if your employer is able to accommodate your restrictions, you CANNOT receive TTD, you MUST accept the work or remain unpaid.

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  • Insurance company says I'm 10% at fault!!!

    I was in a car accident 5/31/15. I was driving eastbound down a four lane road (two lanes both directions and a soft median) in the right lane. While driving through a intersection(no stoplight/stop sign for me) a car comes out of nowhere and hits...

    Charles’s Answer

    I agree with my colleagues. I would only add that I am concerned about the "little check" for your medicine. If you signed a Release, it's all over. PLEASE speak with a qualified attorney before you ruin your case.

    You can find an experienced Personal Injury attorney here on AVVO. Attorneys on AVVO want to help you but we are not permitted to solicit your business. You must contact us.

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