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Gary F Piserchia

Gary Piserchia’s Answers

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  • Broke my ankle in a pot hole.

    Right after a recent heavy rain I was out for my daily run when I passed someone walking their dog. I did want to get too close to the dog so I crossed to the other side of the ally to avoid them. When I got to the other side, I ran through what I...

    Gary’s Answer

    You should definitely speak with an experienced personal injury attorney right away. It sounds like you may have a case but more details and investigation is required. Consultations are typically free to review cases, and a good attorney will be able to get you the help you need.

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  • Can I sue for emotional distress?

    At my previous place of work my supervisor would often call us out in front of our coworkers for mistakes and generally created a really toxic work environment. I ended getting so stressed out that I wasn’t eating or sleeping right so I quit. Now ...

    Gary’s Answer

    You need to speak with an experienced personal injury lawyer to better assess the situation. Suing for emotional distress can be difficult as there are many requirements and considerations to take into account.

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  • Is this a fair settlement? Based on your experience, what is the typical settlement for my situation?

    I’m hoping that you can help me. Five months ago, I was injured by another driver when she made a left (‘L’) turn and crashed into my car at the intersection. The force of the collision caused my car to spin out of control. My car was not drivable...

    Gary’s Answer

    It would be unethical to comment on value of settlements, but you have the option of seeking legal representation while within the statute of limitations. Settling should likely not be an option if residual pain is still being felt.

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  • Do I have grounds for a lawsuit?

    At the time my son was 11 yrs old. he started complaining about pain in his left side around his hip area. I took him to the local hospital and they side that he just was bruised. Months goes by and he is still complaining about this pain in his h...

    Gary’s Answer

    His records can be reviewed, and obtaining them is probably warranted. Be aware, these sorts of cases can be expensive to prosecute.

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  • Can I sue and win a Defamation, Libel and Slander case.

    My son's father lied on me and had me arrested so that he could gain custody of our son and not pay child support. One charge was dismissed and the other two was charges were Nolle Prosequi. I am a nurse. The arrest and my picture was posted in t...

    Gary’s Answer

    You would likely want to consult a trial attorney with experience in defamation, but be aware of how much such an attorney can charge. Use the search function on Avvo to help find a representative.

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  • Am I liable for their life?

    If someone tells me they're committing suicide, and I don't tell anyone or do anything to prevent it...and the person ends up hurting themselves....

    Gary’s Answer

    It is unlikely you would be liable, barring a relationship such as legal guardian.

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  • Can I file a lawsuit after a vaccine that is not cover and it causes acute liver failure, muscles and joints pain.

    I went for my regular visit to my pulmonary doctor, for I had asthma that is control and I my doctor told me to take the vaccine.After two hrs I took the vaccine I started to develop muscle pain, fever of 102.9, vomiting, and flu symptoms,my urin...

    Gary’s Answer

    Be aware of the nature of the potential suit, as you are dealing with vaccines. It will have to go through the Court of Federal Claims. Such a case stands to risk being highly expensive. Use Avvo to spend some time searching for a legal representative with a specific narrow focus on drug litigation.

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  • Is there a way to get justice?

    Can I get justice if a judge's lawyer son t boned us demo our vehicle and injured me. Everyone I call knows them and there a conflict of interest. He's cited and is getting away with ruining my life!

    Gary’s Answer

    You may be capable of extending your search outside of Pensacola and finding an attorney to represent you, to diminish the conflict of interest.

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  • Should I sue the hospital for negligence?

    I went to hospital for a UTI. They needed to do a urine test. They said it was worse than they thought and they really needed to do lab tests on it. I was scared, so I said sure. They called an hour later stating that they mixed my results with so...

    Gary’s Answer

    Pursuing a lawsuit might cause you more money than the damages from the negligence that occurred.

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  • I am looking for a lawyer who can help me with a immigration problem with my financial sponsor.

    I became my permanent resident card holder and entered the US. I started working within a short amount of time here. Then on my way to work I was involved in a hit and run accident involving 2 cars and myself. I was in a coma for 3 weeks and lost ...

    Gary’s Answer

    It is best you find an attorney in your area. You can use the “Find a Lawyer” tool here on Avvo.

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