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I need to ask a question about getting broken ribs at work.

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Hi I need to ask a question about getting broken ribs at work.

Lawyer's Assistant: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.

I was offered $8000 to settle. I need to pay my lawyer a % age and pay my chiropractor for 6 months of service. I'm in Jax Fl

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have you taken so far?

It's going to litigation, my lawyerTalk to the adjusterAll they offer is 8000Is this fairFour broken ribs

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I think that's about all I just want to knowThat's a fair settlement for broken ribsToAn accident at work

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3/15/2018
Michael Bradley
Category: Legal
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How much are your medical?
Did you miss any work?
Did you get any workers comp?
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I took a settlement of 8000 from workers compAt My work at which point I had toResign,I'm a semi driver, And I was asked to unloadThe freight using third-partyPallet jackWhich is electric,The brakes had failed or not working.And I got caught between a safety barAn electric pallet jackThey had 2000 pounds of weight on itWhich started to crush my chest breakingThree riffsThe third party offered8000.My lawyer asked me if I except he thoughtI probably wouldn't be able to get much moreIf any
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I'm out of work funds or limited sorry
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Med was satisfied
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I did miss about six weeks of work,Which at one point workers cop gave me a check for $20.74,That's when I decide to get a lawyer.Which I had settled out with Worker's Comp.$8000,Now I am suingThe third party which is a grocery storeWhere I had got hurt.
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
r u there
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Grocery store adjuster offered 8000I talked with my lawyer today,Pico the adjuster for more, I lawyer called me back,And the amount is still $8000 dollars My lawyers are Morgan and Morgan
That is a large Nationwide Law Firm. If you do not like the advice that they are giving, I would ask that a partner take a look at the file and give their opinion. Not having all the information in front of me makes it very difficult as to whether the amount they are giving you is fair. I would get a second opinion with a partner first
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
What do u mean by partner
In a large law firm you probably have an associate working on your case. They report to a partner who reports to a senior partner. You want someone higher up with more experience to look over your case.
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I live in Florida The other company is going to file for bankruptcy so I sent a email to the Lawyer handling the case that I will take the $8000 that is so low but this will help financing my own Semi Tractor, Ez for me to get work for the Semi.

if that is the case about the company then taking the money and run maybe the best alternative

always best to get something as opposed to nothing in the end

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Thank you very much for your responseMay the grace of God bless you and all those you love and care about. I’m very grateful for your insight. I will say a chapel of divine mercy for you.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Again thank you so much for your offer. I may ask about legal issues about purchasing Semi truck if I need to ask a question about what ever.Bill

feel free to contact me

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Hi Michael. I'm very sad how this is ending, I have expressed to them many times that faulty equipment evidence was crucial to this case, even I knew that. However eight months have passed and they tell me it's too late together evidence, the working attorney his name is***** feel like this was just an easy catch for them and they had no intentions to go very far with this. They only winner here is, Morgan and Morgan, in southeast grocers, well I hold nothing against them, and it's not my goal to tarnish anyone. I will just hope by the grace of God they will value all future clients the same.
And that ***** ***** and his Sons what oversee many of their claims. After all his slogan is, (For the people.)
Mr. Bradley you will always be in my prayers, you're the only one at extended your hand to me and no further cost.
At this point I guess tomorrow I would go to FedEx office print out the paperwork signed and return them to their office.
Your comment is greatly appreciated.
Take care.William Guy
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I review is forthcoming tonight right now have to go pick up my wife.

the paperwork you attached is fine

I wish it could have been more but I understand your reason for settling and moving on

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Thank you so much for your help
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