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  • What type of attorney do I need for my accident

    I was a passenger in a 2011 avero we were driving down a onelane street going north when we noticed a car parked on the right side, as we approach the car started moving as we got closer the other partt just jumped right in front of us trying to ...

    Kay’s Answer

    You definitely should contact a Dallas car accident lawyer as soon as possible. Like most Dallas car wreck lawyers,

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  • Is it legal to be sent to one particular car shop for estimate and only based on that have check issued ?

    I have been hit twice in a car accident with police report giving a citation to the other driver,. took 2 weeks the insurance to establish liability. finally they sent me to a particular shop, that apparently does inspection for them, I told them ...

    Kay’s Answer

    Kevin Pate's answer hit the nail on the head.

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  • Could I sue the hospital if they hit a nerve in my spine? From a fusion.

    Hospital stay

    Kay’s Answer

    First, let me say that I am sorry for the injury you sustained.

    There isn't enough information for me, or any qualified medical malpractice attorney to answer your question.

    Any competent medical malpractice attorney would have to obtain your medical records and have a qualified medical expert review them.

    Also, please note that if the only question is whether it is negligent to hit a nerve during a spinal fusion, that is likely more a doctor case than a hospital case.

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  • Life threatening illness with no diagnosis from the Dr left sitting at home

    Last November I took my Partner to my PP where the Dr ordered blood tests. After 2 weeks with no word I called and was told there was an envelope for me. I went to pick it up and there was a phone # on it. Opened the envelope and after looking at...

    Kay’s Answer

    I m very sorry that you and your partner have had this nightmare of an experience. The only way for me or any other experienced medical malpractice attorney to determine whether you have a case is to review the relevant medical records and also have them reviewed by the appropriate medical specialists.

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  • How can I find the address of person I need to sue?

    Regarding a personal injury/dog attack. I have damages and need to sue owner of dog. I know the address and name of tenant (my neighbor) that the dog owner was visiting AND the full name of dog owner and ph. number and city, but no address. Alrea...

    Kay’s Answer

    I don't recommend that people hire a lawyer in every personal injury case. In some cases, the personal injury victim can handle the case themselves. If this is a minor injury, then you can probably handle it yourself. You already have received some good advise from other members of this forum. However, if this is a serious injury situation, you should hire an experienced personal injury lawyer promptly. I assure you, the insurance company for the homeowner has probably already been investigating the case, interviewing witnesses, etc.

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  • Do I have a case to receive a claim? Do I need a medical malpractice attorney?

    My wife is pregnant with our second child, currently in her third trimester. Her doctor recommended she take the TDAP vaccination. She went to a pharmacy here in Texas to take the vaccine. A few days later, the pharmacist called and mentioned ...

    Kay’s Answer

    I am sorry to hear about your nightmarish experience. I hope and pray that all will be well with your wife and child. In terms of a medical malpractice case, it is too early to tell. In order to bring a medical malpractice case against the pharmacy you would have to prove that some damage was proximately caused by your wife's ingestion of the meningitis vaccine. This could prove to be very daunting , depending upon the state of the scientific evidence about the safety of the vaccine in pregnant women.

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  • I fell down while exiting the shower at the hospital because the bathtub was inoperable. There was a pool of water on the floor.

    The Nurses weren't supposed to leave me alone but they did therefore when I yelled for help no one heard me. I hit my head on the floor and sprained my knee. Advise me please.

    Kay’s Answer

    Texas hospitals are responsible for fall safety precautions. I agree that you should first seek prompt medical attention for your injuries. After that, you should consult with a qualified Texas medical malpractice attorney to discuss the specifics of your particular case.

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  • I got into an accident 2 weeks ago and i wanted to know if i can file an injury claim. my shoulder was hurting a little bit

    so i thought it just might be a bruise but today it got worse and my left side of my shoulder is hurting really bad. my question is can i still claim it?

    Kay’s Answer

    Your situation is actually quite common. So often, I see people who think they are just a little banged up and they don't pursue prompt medical care. Often, they give recorded statements to the insurance company telling them they're not hurt, etc. Sometimes they even take a pittance and sign a release before they realize the true nature and extent of their injuries. So, short answer is go see a doctor right away. After you see the doctor, go consult with a reputable, experienced personal injury attorney who can advise you. In the meanwhile, don't communicate with other driver's insurance company or sign anything.

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  • What is a reasonable settlement offer for pain and suffering. A lady ran a red light and tboned me as my vehicle was driving

    thru an intersection. I was a passenger in my car. I did not go to the hospital by ambulance but my parents took me. The accident caused a goose egg on my cheek that is now a cut/scratch and burn on my elbow. I still am having pain in my elbow. I...

    Kay’s Answer

    Let's deal with first things first. You say you are still having symptoms in your right arm. You should not settle your case for any sum of money until you are certain that you fully understand all of your injuries and that you and your doctor have adequately addressed them. I encourage you to not rush into this. If you sign a release and later learn that you have a more severe injury than you originally realized, it will be too late.

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  • Hi, I need an attorney In Texas re: motorcycle accident

    I was involved in motorcycle accident - while riding my Harley in Garland, TX I was hit by a car when the driver made a left turn without waiting for the arrow to turn - he didn't see me and thought it was clear. I was in a coma and it was very se...

    Kay’s Answer

    I am sorry that you sustained such a horrible injury. It does not matter that the person who hit you is an attorney. I represent people who have been in situations very similar to yours and I would be happy to visit with you. Please call my office if you would like to talk to me about this.

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