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Robert Haslam

Fort Worth Car / Auto Accident Lawyer.

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  1. Do I need an attorney if I was hit by a drunk driver and he was not given a breathlyzer or soboriety test? Please read...

    Answered over 2 years ago.

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    Yes I would hire an attorney. There are many ways to prove he was intoxicated. I recommend that you do it quickly so the scene can be photographed and crucial evidence is fresh and preserved- By hiring an attorney you can focus on recovering from your injuries and take care of your family. I would recommend a board certified personal injury attorney.

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  2. I was rearended on Dec 21st 2013. As a result I have neck and rt shoulder pain. The driver had no insurance. Do I have a case?

    Answered about 1 year ago.

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    You have presented many issues that an experienced lawyer would have many questions about to help you and the answers would change what you should do. Find a lawyer in your area and take him the police report or the information that you have about the driver, your car and health insurance information and any medical bill information.

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  3. Rear-ended by a cab, may not be able to work again. what are the limits for a a settlement. doc's R talking disability filing

    Answered over 1 year ago.

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    I just finished a trial against "Yellow Cab", they should be sued as Irving Holdings, Inc and the driver. They claim the driver is an independant driver, but you should be able to defeat this claim. In Dallas-Ft Worth Irving Holdings, Inc. self insures the first $250k in damages then they have coverage for the next $250k. The city requires the coverage and the cab company relies on the City to inspect the vehicles. These are more complicated caes than a standard car wreck, and you should...

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  4. If my husband is responsible in an auto accident, can i be sued?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

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    I agree with attorney Coluccio and take your divorce attorney a copy of your insurance coverage and the accident report if you have it.

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  5. Was involve in a minor fender bender this weekend. and my back and wife's back is still pretty sore

    Answered about 1 year ago.

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    Go to the doctor and see what the extent of your injuries are. If you will have problems then I would hire an attorney. USAA will come up with many excuses to delay or not pay; and probably only offer you a little over your medical bills that are actually paid. USAA is particularly slow right now on claims. They are defended in your area by the law firm of Walters, Balido and Crain, a very good insurance defense firm. You may have to pay back your medical insurance company for what they...

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  6. What would be the pro rata distribution of a settlement out of court between a daughter in law and the dead spouse's parents?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

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    There is not a formula for this. You need to guess ho wmuch a jury will put in each persons damage blank. The damage questions are contained in the Pattern Jury Charge and a lawyer can give you this. I have handled this before with a "family settlement" agreement or mediation. Call a board certified attorney in the city that you are in or near-

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  7. How can I obtain restitution if I was rear ended by an uninsured motorist who provided false insurance information?

    Answered about 1 year ago.

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    Ask your attorneys what it would cost you to sue the uninsured driver. I charge $1,500 nonrefundable (basically the expenses) and 40% contingent fee to file suit within 45 miles of Ft Worth and take a Judgment against the bad driver. The client gets the satisfaction of a Judgment and possible collection. The collection will cost about $2,000 to abstract the Judgment and find out his assets. If alcohol is involved this can be excluded from bankruptcy. The Judgment debtor can always file...

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  8. We run a licensed daycare. Child jumped from second stairs and broke femur. We had parental permision. Can she sue

    Answered over 2 years ago.

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    Not enough facts and confusing. Why was child at hotel? You say it is your hotel? I assume as GM you are an employee. Not sure how there was permission for child to jump? or permission to go to hotel, I guess? What is the age of the child? A broken femur can be very serious. I can understand why parents would be upset- but need more information to determine if justified. Your personal liability- you are an employee it sounds like and should have some protection as an employee. Was...

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  9. I have a lwyer who has had my final money from a car accident since september but cant get it together to pay . what can i do

    Answered over 2 years ago.

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    I recommend that you get a copy of the correspondence portion of your file. Send him a letter that you want your money asap. If he will not pay you request a written response as to the reason for the delay. I agree with the other responses that it may be medical, etc or legitimate reasons... On the other hand, I have handled legal malpractice cases and fraud where the money was taken by the attorney. I do not know the lawyer or his reputation. You may also wish to call another board...

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  10. If I got in a wreck, and didn't have insurance at the time because my mom was hiding my mail, can she get in trouble for that?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

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    You were getting your mail sent to your mom's house, but you didn't know your mail was at your mom's house. If you are over 18, I do not think a jury would hold your mom accountable. You should check with an attorney to see if your states applicable insurance laws provide additional time or what the laws are about dropping you from coverage. If you borrowed money on the car the bank may have paid the premium and will bill you. You need to bring your insurance contract, all correspondence,...

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