Personal Injuries Chat Archive

Date: September 14, 2006
Host: Alan Garfinkel

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It's hard enough getting hurt without have to worry about the paperwork behind a personal injury or medical malpractice issue. What's your first step legally? Who do you contact? What should you expect? We know how hard it is to try to sort these things out. Attorney Alan Garfinkel will be available to help you with your questions on Sept. 14th, 8 p.m. Eastern. Mark it on your calendar - this is important information you won't want to miss.

ALAN GARFINKEL is one of the founders of Katzman Garfinkel & Berger, a statewide community association law firm in Florida. Mr. Garfinkel heads the Natural Disaster Law Department at KG & B which is responsible for securing multiple successful Federal Jury verdicts including the largest to date verdict against QBE Insurance Company. A graduate of Florida State University, Mr. Garfinkel is "AV-rated" by Martindale Hubbell (the highest possible rating) and is admitted to the United States Supreme Court, Florida Supreme Court and multiple Federal Courts. Lawyers in his firm are licensed to practice in multiple states including, Alabama, California, Georgia, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. Mr. Garfinkel's credentials may be reviewed at

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lookingnear: "Under what circumstances can a physician who conducts and Independent Medical Review be sued? For example, a Chiropractor who invalidates MRI reports and specialist' reports. This causes treatments to stop and creates other situations when a LTD Third Party Administrator gets hold of this report and uses it against the claimant."

Attorney Garfinkel: "Wow. Hello out there everyone! I'm attorney Alan Garfinkel. And this is "Live Chat"!!"

Attorney Garfinkel: "We've got lots of great stuff in store tonight, so please fee free to post your querries, questions or thoughts about issue and topics in the areas of personal injury and malprocatice law."

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Attorney Garfinkel: "Hey there Tbird: How can we help?"

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Attorney Garfinkel: "Experts: how can I help you?"

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Attorney Garfinkel: "This is Alan Garfinkel saying good night everyone!!"

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