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  • I'm the victim of an unattended hit & run. I have a witness. Police report filed. Other party has insurance. What're my options?

    I want their insurance (State Farm) to pay for fixing the damages to my car. State Farm claims their adjustor can't reach the driver - who's the daughter of the insured. I've called State Farm every week for the last 2 months to check on status bu...

    Jeffrey’s Answer

    Contact your insurance to make a claim. You may want to consider bringing an action against the driver. There are going to be practical considerations you are going to have to make. Talk with an attorney to figure out the best course of action.

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  • Is there a scale that insurance follows to pay off injury cases?. I was rear ended ..

    I was in therapy for 9 months. I was hit hard enough to bend the frame on my Chevrolet sedan.. I'm 70 years old. I don't know approximate what I should accept in the. Way of a cash settlement..

    Jeffrey’s Answer

    I'm repeating what has been stated before, but it is true. Cases will be very fact intensive. Thus, it is difficult for say what the value of a case is based upon a single post. Someone would need to review the medical records and see how the injuries have impacted a persons life. Additionally, there are factors outside of the actual injury that may come to bear on the value of the case. Talk to an attorney as soon as you can to discuss your specific situation.

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  • I am needing an attorney to sue the State of Washington, particularly the AG's office.

    I was wrongfully accused of a crime when I worked in a nursing home, regarding a resident. They put me in a trial and I was found not guilty. The AG's office took six months of my career away. I am seeking lost past wages and future wages and e...

    Jeffrey’s Answer

    Unfortunately, prosecutors are afforded great discretion in whom and how they prosecute cases. This discretion results in immunity being provided to prosecutors for most situations. However, this does not mean you do not have a case. Depending on the crime, it may be worth taking a look at. Contact an attorney to discuss the details.

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  • I got in a car accident in 2012 i already settled but i feel i was misrepresented by my lawyer can i sue my lawyer

    I was in a car accident back in 2012 I now have severe back pain and a herniated disc in my lower back I needed to get surgery but the person who hit me didn't have enough money to cover my medical bills my lawyer told me i had to settle because i...

    Jeffrey’s Answer

    A local attorney specializing in this area will be able to help you. However, the options available to you are going to be highly dependent upon the settlement itself, the date of your accident, the UIM coverage available, and the facts related to the defendant. These are highly complicated issues that you'll want to have an attorney review.

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  • I HAVE FULL COVERING INSURANCE HUSBAND DROVE CAR HAD ACCIDENT NO DRIVERS LICENSES BUT ON INSURANCE. WHAT CAN I DO?

    INSURANCE COMPANY SAID THEY'RE NOT GOING TO PAY.

    Jeffrey’s Answer

    I suggest you contact a local attorney to discuss your coverage (full coverage can mean many things) given the facts of your collision. They will be able to explain the options available to you.

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  • My wife and I are being sued for a car accident that my wife caused. What type of lawyer do we need?

    Accident caused by unsafe lane change, vehicles did not touch, other vehicle rolled, accident happened almost 3yrs ago.

    Jeffrey’s Answer

    Contact your insurance company. If you were uninsured at the time of the incident, find an attorney as soon as possible.

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  • If you're in an mva with no fault to either car or damage and the other persons insurance calls you, do you have to talk to them

    I was in an accident where the other driver swooped and stopped the officer who responsed said no one's at fault and no damage. Now his insurance company's calling for a statement, should I talk to them

    Jeffrey’s Answer

    No, do not speak with the other driver's insurance company. Contact a lawyer as soon as possible.

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  • Au pair borrowed the car someone broke the window while it was parked?

    Au pair had the car given by the host family someone broke the window at night while the car was legally parked? Who is legally responsible for the damage the host family or au pair? Police report was filed right after discovery. The family wants ...

    Jeffrey’s Answer

    The prior attorney hit the nail on the head. The nanny will likely not be held liable as he or she upheld her duty of reasonable care while in possession of the vehicle. The family should consider the cost of replacing the window versus finding a new nanny.

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  • Personal injury rear end car accident damage to car $798 no dents have pre-existing arthritis spine condition how much to settle

    Consulted attorneys won't take impact car too low. Researched Small Claims Court award $7,500. Have lien chiropractor 2 X week. Informed State Farm Defendant accept liability will settle myself & submit medical bill when done, if can't reach fair...

    Jeffrey’s Answer

    I agree with the previous answer. Talk to an attorney as soon as possible. To answer number 7, yes, even after you hire an attorney you have the final call on whether to accept a settlement offered or go to trial.

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  • Can my employer refuse to honor my doctor's note even it does not hurt him to do so? I am a cashier in a small store.

    I have never gotten a break in less then 4 hours into the shift. I have feet problems and if i get a break within 2.5 hours I am fine and can work without sitting. Since I don't get a break I got the doctor's note states I "needs to sit when my pa...

    Jeffrey’s Answer

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    The ADA provides protections to ensure employees are provided with reasonable accommodations at work. This includes engaging in discussion with employees about how to accommodate if one if requested. It sounds like your employer may have skipped that step. Talk to an employment lawyer in your area (as local law may also apply) to discuss your options.

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