Legal Question in Personal Injury in California

I was injured at a kfc recently. My finger got stuck in between the chair as i went to sit down.Turns out the chair was broken.The top have of my finger was cut and i had to get my finger nail removed.I missed two days of work and had to cancel my weekend vacation to Mexico.Im a banker an it took a month fo my finger nail to grow back.The insurance company is trying to settle for 1,000 dollars. I dont think this is an acceptable amount.I was wonder what should i do and how should i go about with a counter offer?

Asked on 12/16/12, 11:23 am

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Joshua Hale Hale Law Group

You should get an attorney to handle the negotiations for you. You will always end up better off ( in my experience) with an attorney, rather than trying to handle it alone.

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Answered on 12/16/12, 11:39 am

Norman Gregory Fernandez, Esq. The Law Offices of Norman Gregory Fernandez & Associates

My firm handles cases like this all over California. You are a banker, what did you think would happen if you tried to do this case on you own without an attorney? You will only get a 1k offer. There is a reason we personal injury attorneys exist. For a free consultation you may call me at 800-816-1529 x.1. .

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Answered on 12/16/12, 3:34 pm

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