12/31/15, 9:09 am
I received a letter from an attorneys office via certified mail yesterday stating i am being sued for a medical bill of $1280.00 and that i have 20 days to respond. What can i do and how should i answer?
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Howard Berkson Says:

May 16,2016 9:33 PM

A lawsuit is begun when the plaintiff files a "petition." When you "answer," the suit is "at issue." Nobody can tell you how to answer without knowing all the facts, and you shouldn't really share all the facts with someone other than your attorney. What I can say is that you must file some sort of answer or the other side will file for a default judgment, meaning they win because you did not take steps to defend yourself. You should speak to an attorney asap. The more time the attorney ahs to craft a defense for you, the better.

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Howard Berkson
Boston Avenue Law PLLC
401 S, Boston Ave. Suit 500,Tulsa, OK 74103

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