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  • I need a lawyer or legal advice

    I was in a auto accident, however the other party didn't have insurance, I'm wondering what my option are. I believe they may be withholding information. I'm up to my hills in medical bills.

    Lee’s Answer

    If you have uninsured motorist coverage and personal injury protection with your own auto insurance that would help you cover your damages. I agree with what the others have said that you should speak to a qualified plaintiff personal injury attorney to discuss your case and explain how the uninsured motorist and personal injury protection work.

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  • In a situation of medical misdiagnosis, wouldn't the medical records be sufficient to show that a medical error was made

    (wrong diagnosis records v. other diagnosis that was actually correct and led to necessary treatment for resolving the medical problem which the wrong diagnosis would have let get worse) - isn't that considered evidence of negligence? Isn't that a...

    Lee’s Answer

    I would consult with an experienced Medical Malpractice Attorney in your area. Depending on if you sustained significant harm and if the medical providers fell below the standard of care, a qualified medical malpractice attorney will be able to give you some guidance. These are extremely difficult cases to prevail on.

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  • Son was bit in the face by the daycare providers dog in Feb 2015. He had 22 Stiches. can I sue?

    the scar is pretty big. Now I'm concerned on how it'll age if it'll cause him pain or further disfigurement where he'll need plastic surgery.

    Lee’s Answer

    I would absolutely consult with a qualified personal injury attorney who has handled dog bite cases where children are involved. Typically, there is scarring that a plastic surgeon will have to assess and then address future medical treatment needs. The other thing about these cases is that children who are attacked remember the attack for a very long time. You ought to think about having your son meet with a therapist to address the attack once things have calmed down. The interesting thing about where we live in Kitsap County is that dog owners make a lot of excuses as to why their dog attacked a child. As many have said, its a strict liability state, so there is no defense, but a great deal of dog owners make up excuses as to why their dog attacked and harmed an innocent child. A qualified and experienced personal injury attorney will equalize any defenses that may erroneously explain away the harmful conduct that hurt your son. I hope he gets better soon.

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  • What do i do if my personal injury attorney withdraws after offer from insurance company but before i sign papers for settlement

    I was In a car accident as a third party, I got an attorney and received medical treatment. We got a settlement offer of $6,000 to cover medical bills. But the Lawyer withdrew before i could sign the papers. Can i proceed on my own, he gave me all...

    Lee’s Answer

    Based on the information you provided, you should consult with an experienced local personal injury attorney who specializes in auto negligence cases. I would agree with what the other attorneys have recommended which is you should consult with a very experienced attorney locally so he or she can review your complete file and offer you the best recommendation on how to proceed. I would not proceed on your own without an experienced attorney representing you.

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  • Is it discrimination if a company offers benefits to same sex couples and not if they are the opposite sex?

    This is a major corporation. They offer benefits to same sex couples and their dependents. I am in a long term relationship (opposite sex's) and feel this is discrimination. Is it?

    Lee’s Answer

    You have not provided enough information to fully answer your question. However, the corporation probably has an extensive benefits policy or employee handbook on the issues. You should read those thoroughly and then if you still don't have your answer, approach a trusted supervisor or HR person and ask general questions about your interest in getting benefits.

    Mr. Tucker is licensed to practice law in Washington and Kentucky. The response herein is not legal advice and does not create an attorney/client relationship. The response is in the form of legal education and is intended to provide general information about the matter within the question. Oftentimes the question does not include significant and important facts and timelines that, if known, could significantly change the reply and make it unsuitable. Mr. Tucker strongly advises the questioner to confer with an attorney in your state in order to ensure proper advice is received.

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  • Can I sue my employer?

    I have asked my employer about my visa processing update. He got pissed off because I am asking lot of questions to him. He called me around 10:00pm in the night and he harassed me verbally saying "f**k off, who the f**k are you, I am gonna abando...

    Lee’s Answer

    An employer cannot discriminate against you based on your sex, race, ethnicity, religion, age and disability. You should consult with an experienced local employment attorney.

    Mr. Tucker is licensed to practice law in Washington and Kentucky. The response herein is not legal advice and does not create an attorney/client relationship. The response is in the form of legal education and is intended to provide general information about the matter within the question. Oftentimes the question does not include significant and important facts and timelines that, if known, could significantly change the reply and make it unsuitable. Mr. Tucker strongly advises the questioner to confer with an attorney in your state in order to ensure proper advice is received.

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  • Would I have a case??

    Over the course of 2 years one specific employee has make untrue unprofessional comments about me to other employees in person and on facebook. I filed a grievance, but no real action was taken....even after clearly demonstrating a pattern of th...

    Lee’s Answer

    I think we need more information to fully answer your question and concerns. I'm assuming you filed a grievance with your employer and from your posting it looks like nothing has really occurred. I would speak to your employer or HR about the situation and alert them as to what is going on.

    Mr. Tucker is licensed to practice law in Washington and Kentucky. The response herein is not legal advice and does not create an attorney/client relationship. The response is in the form of legal education and is intended to provide general information about the matter within the question. Oftentimes the question does not include significant and important facts and timelines that, if known, could significantly change the reply and make it unsuitable. Mr. Tucker strongly advises the questioner to confer with an attorney in your state in order to ensure proper advice is received.

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  • Do i have a case?

    I worked for kfc for over a year. When i was hired my GM was aware of my misdeamenors from 5 years ago. The coorporation started to do background checks and were supposed to fire anyone with felonies. I received a phone call stating i was fired d...

    Lee’s Answer

    If you are an at will employee, your employer can terminate you for any reason other than discrimination based on your sex, religion, ethnicity, race, age and disability. If there is a corporate policy in place related to any crimes, you may be terminated for cause. Unfortunately a lot of larger corporations have such policies.

    Mr. Tucker is licensed to practice law in Washington and Kentucky. The response herein is not legal advice and does not create an attorney/client relationship. The response is in the form of legal education and is intended to provide general information about the matter within the question. Oftentimes the question does not include significant and important facts and timelines that, if known, could significantly change the reply and make it unsuitable. Mr. Tucker strongly advises the questioner to confer with an attorney in your state in order to ensure proper advice is received.

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  • Does assault disqualify me from unemployment benefits?

    I was facing discrimination from associates and customers. I was asked to do the cleaning most of the time over my other african american associates. I recently got pregnant just found out but cont to work under normal conditions (meaning carrying...

    Lee’s Answer

    You should consult with a local experienced employment discrimination attorney. You may have been subject to unlawful behavior by your employer because you were pregnant. There is not enough information here to really answer your concerns.

    Mr. Tucker is licensed to practice law in Washington and Kentucky. The response herein is not legal advice and does not create an attorney/client relationship. The response is in the form of legal education and is intended to provide general information about the matter within the question. Oftentimes the question does not include significant and important facts and timelines that, if known, could significantly change the reply and make it unsuitable. Mr. Tucker strongly advises the questioner to confer with an attorney in your state in order to ensure proper advice is received.

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  • I had an asthma attack at work my dr released back right after my employer has not allowed me trying to make me work from home

    Can I be forced to work from home? What happens if they do bbecause im unable to get the required internet service where I rent my town home? Not to mention the expenses of having to put in a landline phone. I have already been forced to use all ...

    Lee’s Answer

    Your employer cannot force you to do certain things, but you ought to speak to them in a respectful, courteous, and professional manner and voice your concerns. If you can't make any headway with your employer, then consult with a local experienced employment attorney to get some guidance.

    Mr. Tucker is licensed to practice law in Washington and Kentucky. The response herein is not legal advice and does not create an attorney/client relationship. The response is in the form of legal education and is intended to provide general information about the matter within the question. Oftentimes the question does not include significant and important facts and timelines that, if known, could significantly change the reply and make it unsuitable. Mr. Tucker strongly advises the questioner to confer with an attorney in your state in order to ensure proper advice is received.

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