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Jovita Wysocka Kravitz

Jovita Kravitz’s Answers

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  • Do I have a personal injury case?

    I have a fairly new NutriBullet that I got for my mom. She made a shake one morning and the motor automatically stopped running. She unplugged the machine which it says to do in the book if that ever happens. The cup was now warm/ hot to the touch...

    Jovita’s Answer

    Yes, you may have a case against the manufacturer and possibly the distributor. The product itself may be defective as well as the design of the product.

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  • If someone tells lies about you and breaks up a family and makes it hard to get a job, do I have a case?

    My previous landlord told my pregnant girlfriend at the time that me and my mother are on drugs and as a result my pregnant girlfriend left me and moved back to new Jersey because of the landlords false accusations

    Jovita’s Answer

    It may be difficult to prove your damages, but you should consult with an attorney experienced in defamation cases. You may be able to get an injunction also if the person is still telling lies about you.

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  • In fl. I got in an accident in a company vehicle. . No other car inVolved. Can they make me pay? Notwillingtoclaiminsurance

    $500 deductible I am willing to pay but $2000 deduction so they don't have to claim seems ridiculous

    Jovita’s Answer

    This will also depend on whether you were in the course and scope of your employment during the accident. You should make an appointment with a personal injury attorney; the consultation will most likely be free.

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  • What legal action can I take as my son got hurt in head at Lowe's playground by a hammer head due to negligence

    Hi, We went to a Lowe's store indoor playground and my 4-year old son got hurt (badly) in his head as they kept a hammer with loose head in the table which another older boy was holding and waving when the incident happened. The hammer head slide...

    Jovita’s Answer

    Your attorney may also look into a potential products liability claim against the hammer manufacturer; he or she may find out whether there have been any other reported incidents involving the hammer head coming off the handle.

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  • I was involved in an auto accident and have consulted with a lawyer whose fees are 1/3 of our winnings. Is this a fair amount?

    A taxi cab driver fell asleep at the wheel, veered out of his lane and hit me while stopped at a stop sign at approximately 60 mph. I have sustained a plethora of injuries, some keeping me out of work temporarily and my car is totaled. The lawy...

    Jovita’s Answer

    That is the standard contingency rate for lawyers in these types of cases in Florida. The lawyer fronts all the costs and expenses, which can get quite high, especially after filing a lawsuit and going to trial. The attorney also bears the risk of losing and not recovering any money for his or her fees and costs, which the client does not have to pay back.

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  • Personal Injury and policy limits resulting from a rear end collision in September 2013.

    Hello- I have been treating for close to 5 months. I had an evaluation from an orthopedic surgeon because a recent MRI shows two bulging discs and two herniated discs. I was told that it is a permanent injury. The treatment plan is a range of...

    Jovita’s Answer

    Depending on your age and prior injuries, along with the ongoing effects of your current injuries, your case may be worth more than those limits. You should look at your policy to make sure you didn't waive your stacked coverage too, but first hire an attorney. It is almost certain that the insurance company will try to pressure you to accept far less than the limits, especially when they know you are not a lawyer.

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  • Pesedrean hit by

    how long is the wait for court on personal injury insurance policy limit 250,000 ?they made offer 20,000 but i will not go below 200,000 ,yes i have attorney .injuries totally dislocated thumb hernated lumbar disks ,bruises ,elbow and below kn...

    Jovita’s Answer

    It may take several years, even after the lawsuit is filed. In the meantime there will be other opportunities for your attorney to negotiate with the insurance company's attorney, including mediation. But if your injuries are serious and the other driver's liability is relatively clear-cut, it may be a good case to go to jury trial. Be sure to discuss all the pros and cons with your attorney.

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  • Adjuster offered $4,000.00 as settlement for auto accident.

    I was in an auto accident. The other driver was cited for failure to yield. My car was totaled. I suffered back injury/pain. My med bills currently are $3,200. I don't have an attorney but wish to settle. The adjuster offered me $4,00.00 settlemen...

    Jovita’s Answer

    First and foremost, your health is the most important thing. I don't know how long ago the accident was, but if you still have back pain, it could be more serious than you realize. You may need to keep treating for a long time, and your health insurance may not cover all of it. What's worse, you may miss time from work or even lose/have to resign from your job if the back issue persists. That's why it's very important to hire a personal injury lawyer who is experienced in dealing with various medical providers. Not only is your consultation with an attorney free, but there is no cost to you unless your case settles or you win in court. The attorney's fees and costs will come out of the settlement, along with any medical bills not covered by your insurance, plus you will have money for future medical treatment and to help offset your lost wages, not to mention your suffering and inconvenience.

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  • I live with my brother and the mail lady cut across the yard again after putting furniture in her way and my dog bite her.

    I paid 400 for a stainless steel table to stop her from cutting through. I had confronted her many times and she even agreed to not do it.. I told her i was making another mail box to move to the side of the house, so she can come up the MAIN dri...

    Jovita’s Answer

    I agree with the comments made by the other attorneys to this post, and I would add that there are two limited exceptions under Florida law to strict liability for dog bites. One is if the dog was provoked, and the other is if the owner had a sign in plain view and easily readable saying "Bad Dog." In such instances, the actions of the mail carrier or other person who was bitten may be considered and the dog/property owner's liability reduced. In any event, you should consult an attorney experienced in defending dog bite cases.

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  • On the last settlement of a personal injury case I had, I noticed the attorney charged a lot of money for faxing, photocopying,

    sending mail, paper shredding, and some other frivolous fees. I am planning to retain an attorney on a rear end collision and also a worker's compensation case I had over the weekend. But this time I am set out to retain an attorney who will neg...

    Jovita’s Answer

    I agree with the other attorneys' comments that the costs for various items are negotiable and that many attorneys do not charge the client at all for faxes, scans, and other costs. Excessive fees are prohibited in any event.

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