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  • Am I a legal heir and entitled to settlement money?

    Me, my mother, and my sisters had a wrongful death case for asbestos about my father. My sister told the Attorney that I wasn't my father's natural born or adoptive child being spiteful to cut me out of the share of the settlement. My father howe...

    Andrew’s Answer

    If you are indeed a natural born or adopted child, you are entitled to settlement money. If not, you should speak to the attorney and find out what his intentions are. If he is of the opinion that you are not entitled to anything, I suggest you consult with a separate attorney to see if there are any circumstances that would allow you to recover. Good Luck

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  • Back in 1997 I cosigned a $6000 student loan for an ex girlfriend. Since then I have been in a motorcycle accident and now on a

    monthly SSi check of $1100 a month. While she has gained her RN nursing degree and makes between $45,000-$70,000 a year depending on her overtime. I have paid roughly a $1000 of the loan that I co signed before my accident, but cant pay any more c...

    Andrew’s Answer

    I agree with the first attorney who answered this question. If you are willing to take the risk of your credit history being downgraded, you might also consider what would happen if you just stopped paying. There is a good chance they would just go after her since you may be judgment proof and she apparently is not.

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  • Could my mother have a wrongful death claim?

    My dad was on SSDI and worked "under the table" for a company but fell a few months ago and fractured his L1 vertebrae. Company did NOTHING. He was paid via company check as an expense and his SSN was not used. My mother still has the paystubs. 3 ...

    Andrew’s Answer

    I suggest that you get a free consultation from a local lawyer experienced in wrongful death cases. The laws are different in each state so you need to talk to someone in the state where this happened.

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  • A truck hit 7 parked cars. The driver borrowed the truck from a friend. The truck itself was uninsured.

    The driver only had $5,000 property damage limit. Since the truck was uninsured will my uninsured coverage kick in?

    Andrew’s Answer

    If you have collision coverage on your car, that will cover the damage. If you don't but you have uninsured motorist property damage coverage, that will cover up to $3500.00

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  • Can an attorney starts a case against a doctor who caused permanent brain damages to a patient to its negligence?

    If a patient gets a permanent brain or other part of the body, due to the lack of information from its doctor. What if the affected person's relatives, never suits the doctor due to the lack of information that that is a medical negligence and la...

    Andrew’s Answer

    A criminal action can only be brought by the District Attorney, not a private attorney.

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  • A metal bar fell on my mothers head at a JCpenny store just today.

    what are the things i should do lost prevention made a report and ask if my mom wanted to go the hospital and she said yes i didnt take pictures of the metal bar but im thinking i should go back to the store what should i do when i go back and h...

    Andrew’s Answer

    I suggest you hire a lawyer immediately for your mother. That lawyer will have his investigator go to the store take pictures etc. Do not let you mother talk to JC Penney. Good Luck

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  • Can the jail report use an obituary photo when running a story.

    My son was shot and killed immediately in a home invasion therefore was not arrested. My son had no prior criminal record, meaning no prior photo on public record. After the obituary was ran, the Jail Report used that photo. I read their guidel...

    Andrew’s Answer

    They probably can. I am sorry to hear of your loss.

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  • Who do I contact if a wrongful death suit has been started, and I know lies are being told

    wrongful death suit, family are only telling one side ........are they grieving, yes, was there things that could have been done differently yes.. did this party cause my siblings death, in my heart I say no... To the point...No one has appro...

    Andrew’s Answer

    I suggest you contact an attorney not involved in the case for advice.

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  • SSI for Daughter and Cause of Death Questions

    A friend of my husband's just died. It was rumored to be suicide by gunshot and calling hours were closed casket. My sister-in-law had a dream of his friend saying he wasn't dead and that how they think he died wasn't really the case. He was invol...

    Andrew’s Answer

    There is usualy no statute of limitations for murder.

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  • FOIA request - Brother in law was killed in a police shooting, in our house. He was schizophrenic, had not taken his medication,

    broke into some alcohol and drank, and found an assault rifle (legal). He surely began hallucinating, pushed couches against the doors, blocked entries in to the home, and just had a really bad episode. Swat arrived and shot him with AR-15's and s...

    Andrew’s Answer

    I suggest you contact the other attorney on this panel who has invited you to contact him.

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