Car Accident

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Geraldine H. – Car Accident

“I couldn’t move, I couldn’t feel anything and so I just sat there in the car when the ambulance came and they pulled me out. You go into a hospital and they find that you have no insurance and you’re out of the hospital. I just felt thrown away at that particular time because I know for a fact that there were things that were supposed to have been done that were not done. I was not treated fairly but still I have to pay. I have pain in my lower back and then between my shoulders here constantly. If I go to bend over to do something I have pain. I go out but I come back home and I’m in bed for a day – a whole day. You know my grandson will come and make sure I’m okay. To have to sit in one place for one whole year to recover for this operation drove me crazy. So I got out the knitting needles and I knitted 13 scarves in one year because I just couldn’t sit still and watch life pass me by. I was nervous I was scared I didn’t know what to expect I didn’t know where my life was going. And the staff reassured me constantly that everything’s going to be okay. That was very helpful because I didn’t know what was happening to myself. I was in a dark place, coming through a dark tunnel, trying to see the light and they had the light for me. When I met Dan he came in like a bullet and sat at the table and lined all this stuff out and said let’s have a word of prayer. I was like what lawyer is sitting down praying with me before we get started with some business. And I thought that was great. I forced myself to do as much as I can on my own and that’s how I live. It’s harder for me to pick one leg up and put it in front of the other but I wouldn’t even be able to do that without Dan Buttafuoco’s team I would not be where I am today. That’s very true.”