From what you say, you have a very legitimate case and should by all means have an attorney represent you. The chain would love for you to represent yourself on an injury of this type. You need a lawyer who can protect your rights and get you the damages that you deserve. Check out my web site and if you would like to discuss your matter in more detail call me. You can reach me through my web site hotlink below.
I suggest you search for Avvo attorneys in your area. You may also be able to locate a personal injury attorney through your local Yellow Pages.
You should obtain needed medical care and treatment immediately and follow the doctor's advice. Do not give any statement to the adverse party or insurance company nor grant them access to any medical records. Photograph the injuries and the damage done to any property. Contact a personal injury attorney in your area as soon as possible so that you can protect your rights. You may also find it helpful to review the Legal Guides I have published on Avvo.com dealing with many of the issues you are now facing.
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You should select a personal injury attorney and get your case underway immediately. The restaurant's insurance company will do everything it can to delay your recovery, to deny liability, and to frustrate the process. You should continue to seek all appropriate medical care for your injuries and speak to an attorney immediately who can bring your claim to the insurance company.
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