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Michael David Myers

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  • Asbestos claim

    My university had (and still has) a lot of buildings that contain asbestos. It was in one particular room in which I was frequently up at ceiling level. They consequently closed that whole room down for a semester to completely remove all the asbe...

    Michael’s Answer

    You may have a claim for fear of contracting Meso. The fear or fears of present and future health problems are compensable. Wilson v. Key Tronic, Corp., 40 Wn. App. 802, 701 P.2d 518 (1985). Need to file a tort claim form before filing suit.

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  • Suing my partner for infecting me with Genital Herpes

    My partner informed me about his condition. I told him we needed to be super careful... keep his underwear on, wear a condom, take medication, and make sure there's no outbreak because I didn't want to catch it. However, he kept insisting on not ...

    Michael’s Answer

    You have a better chance of pursuing a battery case than a statutory transmission of herpes case. He informed you about the herpes but you did not consent to him "putting it in you" without a condom. How long ago did this happen?

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  • The drivers insurance is asking for a statement from me should I or should I not give it to them

    Passenger from an accident and the driver was at fault. No one hit us. Car rolled 2-3 times. I was taken to the hospital by force because I was under 18. I was not majorly injured at the end but don't want to pay any bills.

    Michael’s Answer

    How long ago was the accident? I agree with the other attorneys that you should set up a free consultation. AVVO has a tool to help you find a lawyer: http://www.avvo.com/find-a-lawyer

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  • What to do about city rat problem?

    we started noticing a rat dropping so we set traps and caught 4 rats on 4 seperate days... We investegated found they were living across street and coming over... We laid more concrete were they were entering our house and set another trap for 2 w...

    Michael’s Answer

    Boy. It sounds like my house right now. Cold weather must have motivated some changes in the rat population. I think that this is technically a nuisance claim but that the first step should be to report it to the City.

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  • Can I seek a case with the city and try to enforce better pedestrian crosswalk signals or lights?

    I was hit by a car in the crosswalk while crossing the street. It was dark in the early evening, about 6. The crosswalk has lights on the ground but no flashing lights or crossing signals. In other areas throughout the city most crosswalks have f...

    Michael’s Answer

    There are a lot of challenges associated with pursuing a claim based on inadequate signage, etc. If the driver who hit you has insurance or you have UIM it makes sense to streamline the case and leave the City out of it.

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  • Why isn't the insurance company offering me any pain and suffering and should I seek a lawyer?

    I was hit by a minivan as a pedestrian in a crosswalk, at about 5:30 in the evening, 1 week ago. I have no insurance nor a car. Her insurance company Met Life, is offering no pain and suffering. I'm really concerned about future health being that...

    Michael’s Answer

    You definitely need to hire an experienced personal injury attorney. Most provide free consultations and work on a contingent basis. Email attorneys and set up teleconferences. AVVO has a tool to help you find one: http://www.avvo.com/find-a-lawyer

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  • Is it still possible to bring a claim?

    I was assaulted in March of 2012, and am currently considering bringing a claim. The Sol has run out ( 3 yrs), but this person left the state in February of 2013 and has resided in NY ever since. From what i've read, i interpret that that the cloc...

    Michael’s Answer

    The statues is not tolled by departure from the state. The statute maybe tolled if you were incapacitated.

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  • Does responsibility fall on the facility?

    My 85 y/o Mom lives in assisted living in Washington State. She fell on ice in parking lot of facility and broke her femur. Is the facilty responsible at all?

    Michael’s Answer

    It's likely the facility is responsible. Ice is definitely forseeable in Central Washington this time of year. The facility owes a couple of duties to your mom and probably breached them by not keeping the parking lot in a reasonably safe condition. Some accidents are unavoidable. It sounds like with a little prevention this one could have been avoided.

    You definitely need to hire an experienced personal injury attorney. Most provide free consultations and work on a contingent basis. Email attorneys this weekend and set up teleconferences for Monday. AVVO has a tool to help you find one: http://www.avvo.com/find-a-lawyer

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  • What are my options to make them accept 100% responsibility.

    Got hit by one driver on the back but they claim that my signal was on to turn which isn't true. Now her insurance accept 75% responsibility.

    Michael’s Answer

    The best way to collect 100% of your damages is to obtain a judicial determination that the other driver was at fault. To do this you need to hire a personal injury attorney.

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  • Automobile accident - car totaled - concussion - back injuries - knee injuries - WHAT DO I DO??? (other party at fault)

    I was in an car accident, the other party ran the stop sign, I hit their drivers side. I had the right of way. Wrote down what happened, their insurance covered my car, but I still have a concussion (for about 2 and a half months now). I guess my ...

    Michael’s Answer

    You definitely need to hire an experienced personal injury attorney. Most provide free consultations and work on a contingent basis. Email attorneys and set up teleconferences this week. AVVO has a tool to help you find one: http://www.avvo.com/find-a-lawyer

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