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  • Should I request an incident report from Home Depot......I had a chemical exposure...life threatening.....allergic reaction.

    I had to go to the ER twice with life threatening allergic reactions.....Do I have to speak to the store for an incident report...... I just called OSHA, indoor air quality, board of health & local fire dept. I need to find out what I was exposed ...

    Burgess’s Answer

    If you did not report the incident to Home Depot already, do so immediately. You contact a personal injury attorney licensed in MA (or the state where the incident occurred) as soon as possible to discuss your potential case.

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  • The bills came to about $5000, so should I expect $7500? Do I need an attorney?

    I was in a rear-end collison as a passenger in a friend's car. The police report was filed and the driver that rear-ended us was at fault. My friend's insurance covered my medical bills until the at fault driver's insurance is billed from the doct...

    Burgess’s Answer

    The value of your case is contingent upon many factors. There is no hard and fast rule that you get a multiplier of your economic damages. The benefit of hiring a good personal injury attorney is that they will maximize your case value by building your damage model. You should seek one out in Ohio to get an idea of what your case is really worth so that you don't leave money on the table.

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  • Have I done right by filing a claim?

    My car was involved in an auto accident on January 29, 2015 at the time I wasn't driving my car my ex boyfriend was. My car has full coverage including towing and rental coverage. My car was just listed as a total lost by the adjuster and appraise...

    Burgess’s Answer

    I agree with Mr. Friedman. Your ex-boyfriend needs to give a statement to your insurance company so that they may proceed with the claim.

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  • What happens if I go to settlment conference for my personal injury and didnt Like the offer that was givin to me?

    What happens if I don't accept the offer? Will it go to trial? In Michigan

    Burgess’s Answer

    If your case does not settle at mediation, it may go to trial. Often times insurance companies will attempt to settle after mediation but before trial, but it depends on facts of the case. You should consult a personal injury attorney if you have not done so already. Your attorney should be able to evaluate your claim's value and advise on whether it would be wise to go to trial.

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  • Accident while driving roommates vehicle in Utah. Need help to determine appropriate legal action.

    I just got into an accident in Utah where I was hit by another vehicle attempting to come into my lane. The individual that hit me reported that the opposite happened and that I was trying to move into their lane. The officer said he would not att...

    Burgess’s Answer

    If you were not injured, let the insurance company take care of it. That's is what your friend's premiums are intended for.

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  • Do I have a case or will they settle?

    I was at the exit of Costco the employee checked my receipt and wanted me to move my cart as I was moving the cart he moved it with me and hit my knee and rolled over my foot with the cart we started arguing and they had to get a manager and take ...

    Burgess’s Answer

    You need to determine the severity of your injuries before deciding to pursue Costco. If you require significant medical attention, you will want to talk with another attorney licensed in NJ. If not, you might want to stop shopping at Costco.

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  • How long does it usually take to hear back from an ins co after sending demand letter?

    On 08/10/2013, I was with my family at an restaurant for my birthday. A fairly light sign fell off the wall onto my head. I was so startled and head thrown back so hard that a whiplash occurred. A claim was filed and a small amount was offered by ...

    Burgess’s Answer

    You should give the insurance company a deadline. 2-3 weeks is generally enough time for them to evaluate the claim.

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  • Do you need to discolose medical history of other parts of your body or just the injured boy parts as the result of car accident

    My friend's car got rear-ended and suffers back and neck injury as the result of the accident. She never had physical therepy on her back and neck before. However, she's had physical therepy on one of her hand as the result of fall on the ground a...

    Burgess’s Answer

    If there is no harm in producing the records for treatment on her other body parts, she may want to do it. She should consult a local personal injury attorney to get guidance on what she should do and how she should communicate with the insurance company.

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  • I need advice on a fall at the State Theater. Can I sue?

    I fell walking in the hall at theState Theater. I hurt my hip so after the show I fill out a incident report. Woke up this morning sore now I have a little swelling. The floor was wet and there wasn't a sign. The floor was wet due to the weather n...

    Burgess’s Answer

    You need to see what your injuries are before you decide to make a claim. If your injuries are not severe, it might not make sense to pursue it. In any event, you should consult a personal injury attorney licensed in Ohio.

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  • I damaged someone's car after I borrowed it. The other party refused to file a claim on his auto insurance.

    I borrowed the car knowing it was insured, can I be held responsible for the total amount of damages? I just received a computer printed 'invoice' created by him for $4700 in damages stating that it must be paid in full within a year or interest ...

    Burgess’s Answer

    If you caused the damages, you are responsible. You need to see if you are considered an insured under the policy. You should contact the insurer of the vehicle to request indemnification and a defense.

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