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Alison Swicker Gokal

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  • A question about the process servers...

    I asked my friend to serve a lawsuit on someone but he's having trouble serving the summons because the defendant is never home nor are there any other adults over the age of 18 who are home. My friend suspects the defendant is deliberately avoidi...

    Alison’s Answer

    yes. As long as your friend doesn't do anything illegal, like trespassing or breaking and entering.

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  • How do I get releif with a civil compromise when I was rear ended and then charged with hit and run? Offered 3 years probation.

    I have no criminal record have never been arrested and only cell phone ticket on my record. I was rear ended while my vehicle was moving with the flow of traffic ( @35mph) . Witnessess stated I started to pull over but didnt stop and that was bec...

    Alison’s Answer

    you need to hire a criminal defense attorney and a personal injury attorney as soon as possible. First, you have the right to recover for your injuries and property damage to your vehicle. Also, you need to protect yourself from any criminal proceedings as soon as possible.

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  • Hi, I had nasal surgery( deviated septum),in 2009 and than I developed nasal infection but doctor that did my surgery told me I

    Doctor told me I have cancer/hodgkins and sent me to cancer doctors and order ct scan and no evidence of cancer was ever found ,so than the same doctor told me I need Biopsy on my neck ,which I had in 2009 ,by same doctor and I end up waking up wi...

    Alison’s Answer

    I am very sorry that you have had to endure all of this. You will need to hire an attorney. I suggest you contact the Jacksonville Bar Association to find a med-mal attorney.

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  • In 2008, the doctor failed to advise me to perform an enema prior to prostate biopsy. I got E-coli.

    He also failed to confirm with me the day of the biopsy that I was suppose to perform an enema otherwise I wouldn't have contracted E-coli and ended up in the hospital. You think he could have seen that an enema hadn't been performed. Isn't he l...

    Alison’s Answer

    If the incident occurred 4 years ago, chances are you are well past the statute of limitations.

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  • I had my car parked and someone hit it when backing out. I don't have insurance, but other guy does, can I still get reimbursed?

    I parked the car in Walgreens parking lot and when I got back I saw a dent on my car and a phone number on my windshield. When I called the guy, he said that he backed out in me and had to leave, but he already told his insurance about it. I just ...

    Alison’s Answer

    You can absolutely get reimbursed for car repairs from his insurance company. You can go to a trusted body shop and provided them the contact information for the insurance carrier. Most body shops will deal directly with the insurance.

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  • I had a colonoscopy and had a 3mm polyp removed and the doctor didn't prescribe any antibiotics

    4 days later called his office recommended i go to the ER which cost 2700 dollars and it just happened to be the hospital he works at

    Alison’s Answer

    What is your question? Whether you have a medical mal-practice case? You will need to have your medical records reviewed by a medical mal-practice attorney in Massachusettes. The issue would be what the standard of care is in regards to the removal of a polyp.

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  • Loss prevention agent intimated had me under duress him and police was asking for the three beads i had taken they were watching

    thru a peep hole in the dressing room to know where and how many beadsthere was and to know where the tags were put in a pair of jeans.this girl works there i use to take my business to her she even begged me to let her check my purchases out unti...

    Alison’s Answer

    I am sorry, but don't understand your question. Are you looking at criminal charges?

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