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  • I was in an accident 3 years ago and was awarded a settlement. Will that settlement affect my widows pension?

    I was in an car accident 3 years ago, and was awarded a settlement

    Werner’s Answer

    The settlement should not bear on her pension, but I'd confirm same with an estate lawyer or financial planner..

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  • I broke my arm and need surgery - was hit on my bicycle.

    I was riding on a bike trail in Milwaukee, and another bicyclist ran into me. She was swerving out of the way of a goose, she said. She admitted to the police who came to the scene also. Can I make a claim against her homeowner's or renter's in...

    Werner’s Answer

    First, you need to determine whether there is nsurance. If there is coverage, you will file a claim with the insurance company and the company will determine coverage.

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  • Is my MedPay insurer entitled to recover if I settle with the at fault party for policy limits?

    I was hurt in an accident. My auto insurance -- Medpay -- paid $10,000 toward my medical bills. My private insurance paid the rest. I am ready to settle with the at fault party's insurance company for the policy limits. If I do this, am I ...

    Werner’s Answer

    Short answer is it depends. You must resolve the lien with the subrogated party. Whether the resolution requires full or partial payment or a waiver is fact specific. If can negotiate a reduction to your satisfaction, do so, or contact a personal injury lawyer.

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  • If my insurance through work specifically has exclusions against transgender care, am i being discriminated against.

    I am transgender woman who works for a worldwide company and we have a good insurance policy, I am paying for it but i found out it doesnt cover even my most basic medications, What can i do?

    Werner’s Answer

    Whether the plan is discriminatory will depend on the type of treatment being excluded. You should contact a discrimnation attorney nad/or file a complaint with the appropriate federal agency.

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  • Do I have to pay my car insurance back from my settlement if I am not made whole in the settlement

    Ready to accept a settlement from a car accident settlement less than damages

    Werner’s Answer

    More detail is required to accurately consider your question. Notwithstanding, if you feel, you have not been made whole, you need to send a Rimes letter to the subrogated parties requesting a lien waiver or, alternatively, a hearing to determine whether you have been made whole. Do not accept the settlement until the subrogated parties have been served with, and acknowledged you request for waiver and/or a hearing.

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  • Is there any renters insurance lawyers available? Milwaukee Area

    My home was robbed May 29, and State farm Ins, and All State are not complying with my policies. I feel I am being given the run around.

    Werner’s Answer

    You should request certified copies of you policies and contact a lawyer right away. Your policies will outline the respective responsibilities of the parties. Also, keep all communication in writing and keep copies of all submissions you make to the insurance companies.

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  • I was rear ended while stopped at a stop light and I have no insurance what is the best outcome I can get.?

    My cars entire backside is smashed in. I had to go to th Er 3 days later and was told I had a sprained spine strain. The lady that hit me has insurance and no damage to her vehicle besides a dent on her hood I was completely stopped before she hit...

    Werner’s Answer

    Every case is different and your best outcome will depend on a number of factors including the extent of your injuries and medical treatment, property damage, insurance limits, etc. If you are hurt, you should seek and continue medical treatment until you are better. You should talk to a lawyer in the meantime.

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  • Likelihood insurance company will settle small claims out of court? Any liability of me for other parties legal fee's if I lose?

    I could not reach an agreement over a fair settlement with an Allstate insurance adjuster over my demand to be compensated for 57 days of loss of use of my motorcycle this summer. I got an official HD estimate that it would have cost close to $2,9...

    Werner’s Answer

    If you have an estimate for $2900, seek the full amount. Whether Allstate will negotiate is based on a number of factors such as why the claim was not resolved for 57 days and whether you or Allstate delayed resolution of the property damage. Normally, the parties are responsible for their own attorney fees, although you could be responsible for statutory costs if you lose.

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  • My daughter had an auto accident 3 years ago & now we are being sued. Can they take away our house? What can they take?

    My daughter ran a red light & struck a car. 3 years later the other party is suing us. Our insurance company is working on this but I'm worried as the other driver appears to be very aggressively looking for money now. What assets can they take? W...

    Werner’s Answer

    Let your insurance company worry about the claim for now. Until your insurance company values the claim, you will not know whether your duaghter will have any potential exposure beyond the policy limits. Also, there may be limits on your personal liability since you are the parent. In terms of what assets may be available, you should contact a debtors or bankruptcy attorney.

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  • I just slipped and fell on stairs in my apt building bc the skylight is leaking and has been for a long time.

    The stairs are shared with the building manager. So they are aware its a problem. I heard I have to notify the owner. We are not on good terms as it is.. What do I need to say and does it mater how I contact him? I was actually in my way to my neu...

    Werner’s Answer

    You will need to notify the owner to request insurance information and to request that the skylight be repaired. You should really consult an attorney before doing so to evaluate your potential claim. I would not give any kind of statement until after you speak to an attorney.

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