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Im an 86 yr old 100% disabled WW2 Navy Veteran,I was getting my eyes checked in a Dr

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I'm an 86 yr old 100% disabled WW2 Navy Veteran,I was getting my eyes checked in a Dr.Office an accidentally knocked over 1 of there Machines,they sent me a bill saying I was responsible for the deductible. I don't think so.I have to use a electric mobility chair to get around.The bill is over $3.000.

You might be liable to them under general negligence theories of law. A lot depends on the facts surrounding the accident. The use of the wheelchair is a factor, but doesn't constitute an absolute defense. You will need a lawyer to help you settle their claim, but If you have any kind of homeowner's insurance, contact your insurance agent because some policies might cover this kind of situation.

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