Harold99 posts for no other reason than to take shots at senior members of the forum and lawyers in general. It would be wise to ignore whatever he writes. While the person posting under the name of Harold99 has been banned from this site at least 3 times, due to the current lack of moderation he isn’t being banned. Hopefully that will change in the future but for now we have to live with it.
For now I suggest you simply ignore his posts but if you do read them please read any responses posted by the more rational members.
For now, I suggest you simply ignore his posts but if you do read them please read any responses posted by the more rational members.
I assume this is the criminal or traffic case against the driver that is going to trial next month since there is no way your civil case could be tried that soon. While you may not enjoy testifying in that trial, it can help you. If the driver is convicted in that case, that can be used against him in the civil trial, making your civil case easier. If he's not convicted, you can still win the civil case anyway because an acquittal on the criminal/traffic charge does not mean he wasn't negligent in the accident. It just means he wasn't guilty of any traffic/criminal offense. So if your testimony helps get the guy convicted, it helps you with your civil case. Just be aware of one thing: if you testify differently at your civil case than you do at the criminal case, the driver's attorney will use that inconsistency against you in your civil case. As long as you don't change your story, though, you should be fine. Your attorney can fill you in about that.
It seems like you think you are going to get quite a bit of money from the insurance company. I am just saying you need to be prepared and be realistic. Have you seen your primary care doctor for a followup? When do you plan on returning to work? Did the ER doctor give you a excuse for work?
This is the first time this has happened so I didn't know insurance paid anything other than medical bills.
This is wild. Less than a month before I got arrested for my NGRI offense one of the local Newspapers who wrote about me also wrote articles about the man who hit me. He's a holocaust survivor who worked for the newspaper as a journalist and lectured at the local university. I honestly feel bad for him despite him being such an ass to me.