I have additional bulging cervical disc and a medicinal tear in my knee. I have before and after MRI's.
I do not see why not. Did you have a lawyer represent you on the previous car accident? You might want to give him or her a call.
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If there was a prior accident with injuries, and then you were in another car accident that caused additional or similar injuries, then both the adverse insurance company and another injury attorney would certainly be taking a look at the injuries and disabilities as part of the bigger picture. It is called the "Eggshell Plaintiff" Rule from common law and well established legal doctrine used in some negligence law = you take your victim as you find him = that the wrongdoer (and more likely his insurer) must take their injured party - you, with pre-existing injuries (that may have been aggravated and more harm caused and your frailties) victim as they find you. Talking to an injury attorney in your jurisdiction and being honest about all of the injuries will let you know your alternatives. Many attorneys will likely be interested in taking your case once all the facts are out in the open.
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More information is needed. Therefore, you will want to contact an experienced Michigan Personal Injury Attorney to review your particular situation. AVVO is an excellent source to help you find such an attorney.
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Pre-existing issues can be made worse and new injuries can compound old problems. You should seek out 10.0 rated attorneys here on Avvo and find one you are comfortable with.
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It depends on how serious the new injuries are, the level of impairment, and the effect on your ability to lead your normal life. Why don't you get the injuries treated and see if you need surgery. Then call attorney. You have to file the case within three years of the accident date or you will be barred.
Always consult an attorney IMMEDIATELY as there are time limitations on filing a lawsuit.
I'm sure you can get one of the above lawyers in your state to investigate.
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