What is the usual settlement amount?
Worker's Compensation does not settle a case as in an auto accident. The employer is responsible for lifetime medical care and wage loss during recovery period.
Can I sue my dentist and if so, how do I go about doing so?
In order to sue a dentist, one needs to file a medical malpractice case. These are very expensive to pursue because you need to hire an expert in the field to review the records and sign an affidavit of merit before you can sue. You must retain an attorney with expertise in the field. Good Luck. It would not hurt to discuss your bill with your old dentist.
Can I process a personal injury claim myself?
You can legally represent yourself. It is not a good idea because the insurance company wants to offer you the lowest possible amount. Would you ever consider doing surgery on yourself.
Can I handle my claim on my own?
No one should have to hire an attorney, but you can't know as much as an attorney. As a consequence, you will never get as much as an attorney will get you.
Who should I sue for my son's broken arm?
The school is immune from suit. The child can be sued but an intentional act by an individual is rarely covered by an insurance policy. There is a Med-Pay provisions in most policies of insurance that may pay for medical bills only. You would have to contact the child's parents to see if they will pay the bills.
How should I compute for a claim?
You may make a claim with the store or you may hire a lawyer who specializes in personal injury. It will be necessary to prove that the store had notice of the leakage prior to the fall. Damages are the out of pocket expenses and pain and suffering.
How long is the processing of a personal injury?
In order to file a suit, you will need a personal injury lawyer to handle it. Most cases take 13 months to resolve in Michigan. You will be required to attend your testimony and settlement conference depending on the jurisdiction that you may sue in.
Can my son still be sued for personal injury?
The statute of limitations in Michigan is three years, BUT a child has until their 19th birthday to bring a suit. Call your homeowners insurance and their attorney will handle it.
Slipped and fell
First you need to prove that they are responsible. A governmental unit may be immune for suit. Collect your medicals and put them on notice in accord with the statutory requirement.
How long should I want to hear back from an adjuster for a claim?
First of all the statute of limitations in Michigan is three years not two. Second, if you are waiting for economic security from a person who is trained to chest you, you will have a long wait. Did they tell you how much insurance the at fault driver has? If not, they are not trustworthy. Insurance companies are not in the sympathy business, they are in the money business. Your insurance company would pay the lien not the at fault driver. They are yanking your chain until you blow the statute of limitations We have helped hundreds of folks who left their future in the good hands people only to find that the insurance company had their hands in your pocket. Call today.
Should I sue because of the accident?
Every truck is required to carry $1,000,000.00 property damage insurance to cover events such as this. It is NOT a personal Injury case. You should write a letter with a repair estimate and send it to the defendant. You maybe able to settle without an attorney. If they don't settle, then you will need an attorney.
Who is legally responsible if a minor gets into a car accident?
In Michigan, the owner is responsible for the vehicle. If it is the minor's car, it is the minor's responsibility. The failure to carry auto insurance is a crime in the State of Michigan as it is mandatory. You do not mention if there was personal injury or not. The minor would be responsible for the personal injury if any.
Can I sue after being involved in a house fire?
Any compensation is directly related to the injury that you unfortunately sustained in the house fire. We would be glad to represent you if you have sustained a serious injury as a result of a contractor's negligence.
Disclaimer: The responses above do not form an attorney-client relationship, nor are they intended to be anything other than the educated opinions of the author. They should not be relied upon as legal advice.