On Friday, my 72 yr old grandfather was asked by a local woman to help with her farm. He did so, but in the course of helping her get a hay trailer. They went to her field to retrieve a empty hay trailer, after attaching it to her tractor, she told my grandfather to ride on the hay trailer. While riding back to his residence, she slammed on the brakes causing my grandfather to fall to the on the road, she then started going again running over him with the hay trailer. Now he is in ICU with 4 broken ribs and 2 spinal fractures. My grandmother, wants to know what she can do?
Car / Auto Accident Lawyer
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Car / Auto Accident Lawyer
Contact a local personal injury quickly. Tell your grandparents not to speak with anyone from the insurance company until they speak with that lawyer as well.
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Personal Injury Lawyer
It sounds like your grandfather has serious injuries, and it seems like it is the local woman's fault. As such, yes - it appears that your grandparents have a legitimate lawsuit. Your grandfather should be compensated for his pain and suffering, as well as have his medical bill paid. Do not delay. Do not speak with anyone. Seek counsel ASAP. Good luck.
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State, Local, and Municipal Law Attorney
Sorry to hear about your grandfather's injuries. You need to have your grandfather consult with a personal injury attorney to assist you in pursuing a claim against her. Personal injury attorneys typically handle cases on a contingency fee basis and give free consultations. Use the Find a Lawyer tab on Avvo to find one in your area. Best of luck to you...
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Criminal Defense Attorney
Your grandparents have a personal injury cliam against the woman. Hire a personal injury lawyer ASAP and do not speak to anyone about the case except the lawyer..... especially in the hospital..... insurance companies often send reps to try and get statements.
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Employment / Labor Attorney
You should immediately consult with a personal injury lawyer to make sure an investigation is immediately started and evidence is retained. There are a number of potential issues (landmines) here so the sooner you start the process the better. Many lawyers, like myself, offer free consultations.
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Personal Injury Lawyer
As suggested by other counsel, contact a personal injury attorney in your area as soon as possible.
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Sounds like your grandfather has a case given the history of events as you describe them. To really analyze this case you should speak with a reputable personal injury lawyer in your area to discuss the situation in much more detail. A good attorney will review the incidents step by step and the medicals to really verify if it is worth perusing a case.
Real Estate Attorney
Assuming he was acting as a good neighbor and not as an employee, he should bring a claim/lawsuit for negligence against the woman. Have a consultation with a local personal injury attorney.
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