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James Michael Anderson

James Anderson’s Answers

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  • Do I sue?

    I'm staying at a hotel and I was getting out of the shower and the glass fixture for the light fell on my head as I was drying off. I'm 6'3 and I can touch the ceiling with my hands when drying off

    James’s Answer

    the big question is going to be why did it fall, was it installed wrong and if so were your injured. Without this information we really aren't in a position to provide a helpful response.

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  • Can I sue

    I was arrested for a crime i did not do. after to hung jury's the d.a. Is no longer pursuing. i lost my job,my home,relations with my family. i spent 4 months in the county before making bail. at my trial it was proved that the officer lied on th...

    James’s Answer

    There are attorneys that handle this type of matter. I am not saying you have a claim but look for an attorney that can discuss this matter with you. Most attorney will offer a free consultation.

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  • Serious work injury. 3 compund fractures in arm required significant surgery. Arm will never be the same. Can I sue

    Employer tried to deny my claim. Claiming procedures were not followed. Procedures dont exist.

    James’s Answer

    You should contact a workers' compensation attorney in your area immediately.

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  • Severe carpal tunnel. My job says sign something saying it's not job-related, or else cancel my surgery or see their Dr.

    I've been working for ___ for 25 years. My hand's been hurting and falling asleep, so I went to the doctor. It's severe carpal tunnel and elbow nerve compression. I scheduled the double surgery for July. The doctor says it takes 3 months after...

    James’s Answer

    I don't find this to be illegal. Your Kaiser insurance is probably your private or employer provided health insurance. Somehow you got into this system instead of the workers' compensation system. You do need to decide which way you want to proceed. Your heath insurance carrier does not want to pay for treatment for a workers' compensation injury and workers' compensation does not want to pay for a non-work related claim. If you want to proceed under the workers' compensation claim you must go to their designated doctors and should not have the surgery through your health insurance doctors. There is much more involved so I would suggest contacting a workers' compensation attorney right away.

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  • Hi.my question is about work related issues.i work doing circute boards.im expose to alot of dangerous chemicals.

    My fingers are turning yellow.an my palm of my hand is peeling.i just starded working two months ago.an they never have descrive how to use my ppe.properly.they just dont care.even my clothes are destroy from all there chemicals we use.plz help

    James’s Answer

    This could be what is considered an occupational exposure claim. This is a valid claim in Colorado under the Colorado Workers' Compensation Act.. You need to determine what you are using and report the claim to your employer IN WRITIING. The employer should then send you to the doctor. Take the document that identifies the product you are using with you. You should also consult an attorney in your area.

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  • I had a felony in 1986 that was to be dismissed after I completed my probation. It was not dismissed.

    I had gone to the court several times and kept getting the run around. Well in 2015 I was finally able to get it dismissed. But my question is this. I have lost 2 jobs because of this felony (the companies did know but I couldn't get a clearanc...

    James’s Answer

    Whether you have a meritorious claim is really hard to determine based on the short description, however I doubt you could bring a claim under the circumstances.

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  • Am I able to sue a nail salon for personal injury/negligence?

    Received a pedicure on May 20th and as of yesterday my entire toenail had to be removed due to infection. I had been to 3 doctors, taken 2 courses of antibiotics as well as steroids and now a surgical procedure for removal of entire nail. The ...

    James’s Answer

    Whether you have a claim against the nail salon depends on whether they violated a duty of care and as a result you suffered injuries. Basically they have to have been negligent and that has to the cause of your injuries. You suffering an injury does not mean that they were negligent.

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  • Do you have a list of worker's comp contingency fees per state?

    I am looking for a state by state detail: Alabama x percentage Arizona x percentage

    James’s Answer

    I don't know how to get that information for you. Colorado's base workers' compensation fee is 20%

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  • CAN I COLLECT WORKMANS COMP AND SHORT TERM DISABILITY AT SAME TIME?

    I SEVERELY INJURED MY SHOULDER AT WORK. I AM WORKING " LITE DUTY". THE LITE DUTY ISNT DOING MY SHOULDER ANY GOOD. I HAVE TWO FULL THICKNESS TEARS TWO DISLOCATED TENDONS AND FRAYING. SURGERY IS ON JULY 13. 3 MONTHS AFTER ACCIDENT.

    James’s Answer

    Typically a short term disability plan will be subordinate or secondary to workers' compensation disability benefits. Your biggest issue is getting off modified duty. You need to discuss with you provider about whether it is wise for you to be working while waiting on surgery. You need to address how the modified duty isn't doing you any good.

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  • Can i get some legal help with accident that happen while i was working?

    i had a accident at work on August 6 2014 to were my left hand got crushed in a cheese grater while working only three of my finger were crushed it was my index,middle, and ring finger were crushed their. i had three surgery since this happen and...

    James’s Answer

    You probably have an a claim pending and should contact attorneys in your area.

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