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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant and Personal Injury for California on
Q: What is my personal liability if my tenant leases my house to short term renters , with my approval?

Are there ways to reduce / manage my liability risks? Thank you.

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Jan 16, 2022

Most landlords have a liability policy with a big umbrella. You also need to make sure your lease is well written. We cannot give you specific advice without answers to the above. You should sit down with a good lawyer and go over everything.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: I am having difficulty in finding a California attorney to bring an action involving molestation against the Boy Scouts.

I have already filed (pro se) in the ongoing Boy Scout bankruptcy action but want to sue a California specific troop and a specific individual.

My claim is related to my participation in the Sea Scouts in the early 1960s and involves an identifiable individual.

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Jan 13, 2022

There are a lot of firms, like ours, that is pursuing childhood molestation cases. I'm not quite sure why you can't find an attorney to help you. Don't give up because time is running out for a lot of these type of claims.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for California on
Q: When suing for personal injury (car accident) in small claims court, who do you sue, the insurance, insured, or driver?

The following question is asked with regard to the State of California: As a result of a minor car accident, the injured party, who was not at fault, wishes to take legal actions in order to recoup some money to account for medical bills, pain/suffering etc. After consulting with an attorney, it... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Jan 13, 2022

Whether you sue in Small Claims Court or Superior Court you would most certainly sue the driver of the car if they were at fault and caused the accident. You might include the owner of the car if for some reason the owner was negligent in allowing the driver to use their car. Sometimes we have... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for California on
Q: I know that the makers of the vaccine are protected from being arrested or sued but are pharmacists also protected
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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Jan 13, 2022

You should be a little more specific with your question. There are some immunities from litigation but when you sit down with an attorney be prepared to discuss all the facts regarding your situation.

1 Answer | Asked in Wrongful Death, Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for California on
Q: I suffered a stillbirth at 32 weeks due to a doctors negligence can I sue for wrongful death?

I had lupus prior to pregnancy so I required a high risk doctor. During pregnancy I developed cholestatsis and gestational diabetes so I was at a much higher risk. I was being monitored weekly. Though my lab work showed little progress I was to deliver my baby at 36 weeks. At around 30 weeks I... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Jan 13, 2022

You should reach out to some attorneys who specialize in medical malpractice. They should be able to help you determine what options you have. Do this right away because you only have a limited time to take action.

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Personal Injury and Tax Law for California on
Q: Im paying all the bills and husband hiding his money in an investment in x name. What can I do. I found bank letter

The letter was sent to my home re: Request to change address to x address. We have been married for a year.

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Jan 7, 2022

This forum is for Personal Injury and while that might be what you think your matter involves you really should call a family law attorney to discuss your options. Not a personal injury attorney..

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Contracts and Business Law for California on
Q: Voluntary Withdrawal of a Partner Long Question please read section below, could use your help!

Hi I am trying to find out if this clause in a contract is illegal:

Voluntary Withdrawal of a Partner

39. Any Partner will have the right to voluntarily withdraw from the Partnership at any time. Written notice of intention to withdraw must be served upon the remaining Partners at... Read more »

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Jan 7, 2022

It would be very imprudent for a lawyer to give you advice based on the limited information you provided. You should ask an attorney to read the whole contract and then sit down and discuss with you. Most likely would only require you to pay for one hour of their time.

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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: Slip and fall premises liability.

I slipped on a wet floor at my local convenience / gas station. Insurance company does not want to accept liability stating there was a wet floor sign posted nearby. The sign which I didn't even see was low on the ground near the front of the entrance I fell right in front of the register and... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Jan 5, 2022

It sounds like you might have a good case but without a lawyer the insurance companies don't treat people fairly. You should contact a personal injury lawyer right away and strongly consider hiring them. Most will do it on a "contingency" basis which means you don't pay the... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: I have been tortured for 15 or more years. I need help. How can i get it
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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Jan 3, 2022

It really depends on who is torturing you? You might try the police first. And if they can't help - then ask them who can?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: Can you please provide the objection and cite for "vague and ambiguous. I need to cite a california case.

This is for a personal injury case. We represent the Plaintiff.

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Dec 30, 2021

Your question is hard to know in what context you are asking. Is this for a discovery answer that you disagree with? is it for a deposition question/answer? Are you an attorney? If not then what do you mean that you represent the Plaintiff?

4 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for California on
Q: My car was totaled in an accident and the other driver was deemed at fault and arrested for DUI.

Two months post-accident, I have filed a small claims case against the driver and the insurance company. In the past 24hrs, the insurance company has contacted me and said they will not offer assistance until I drop the small claims court case. Should I drop the court case and utilize their... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Dec 28, 2021

The answers you have gotten so far are very good advice for you to follow. You should contact a personal injury lawyer to discuss all the possible options. If you weren't hurt badly then Small Claims Court might be a good option but even with that you have do things in a proper way to maximize... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for California on
Q: CA civil suit for malicious prosecution and false statement to police when police declined to file charge?

despite no charges ever being filed, can I still sue if an individual filed a false statement with police in an effort to have me arrested?

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Dec 21, 2021

The quick answer is that you sue anyone for any reason. The bigger question is will you win and what are your damages. One of the elements for malicious prosecution is that you were charged which from your question it appears you weren't charged. The police could have charged the person... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for California on
Q: How to hire a lawyer for hourly advice on personal injury case?

I'm currently a Plaintiff in a Personal Injury suit that's been on the judge's trial calendar for almost 3 years. I initially hired a lawyer, however, since motions halted pending decisions from the Judge (Summary judgement, and Motion for Bifurcation from Defendant), I'm... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Dec 7, 2021

Getting rid of your contingency lawyer didn't "mitigate" your costs. It, in essence, will dramatically increase your costs if you now hire a lawyer on an hourly basis. I think it's very risky for you to be pro per with some of the things that you claim have gone on in your case.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: Hi, question on nuisance law. how much is neighbor entitled in terms of damage cause by tree root from one's property?

how much does a homeowner owe in terms of monetary damages if one's tree root growing underneath cause crack in neighbor's walkway pavement ?

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Nov 29, 2021

You should get an estimate of the cost to repair and ask your neighbor to pay for it - and also ask them to do something to prevent a re-occurrence. If they tell you to get lost then you should contact an attorney to discuss your options. Remember you can get up to $10,000 in Small Claims Court.

2 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Car Accidents and Personal Injury for California on
Q: I ran over and killed a dog by accident, the dog was on the street no leash. Why are they suing me, can they win?

They also wanna sue because as the dog was dying in his hands the dog was biting him and got injuries from the dog

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Nov 20, 2021

This doesn't sound right. I have more questions - like how much money are they asking for? Is it small claims court? You should contact an attorney and have a consultation with all the paperwork so a mort in depth analysis can happen.

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2 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law, Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for California on
Q: Do I have do I have any recourse against a hospital that made , big mistakes that left husband incapacitated.

On April 4th last year my husband went to e.r. to have his foot looked at that have turned bright red and purple in color he's up in the hallway all night long without being looked at they finally were going to release him that morning and he said his foot was hurting they gave him a pain... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Nov 19, 2021

You should contact a personal injury lawyer who handles Medical Malpractice cases and sit down for a consultation. Don't wait because your time to potentially take any action has strict limitations.

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: How many demurrers can the Defense file? Is there a limit?

PI case in CA.

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Nov 18, 2021

If they file a Demurrer frivolously the Judge won't grant it. If the Judge grants it then the Plaintiff usually can amend the complaint and if they change some things then technically the Defendant can Demurrer to the changes. Almost impossible to answer your question directly because all... Read more »

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6 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Identity Theft and Small Claims for California on
Q: Can a bank collect a debt on a credit card 13 years after the last payment was made?

I was contacted by a law firm representing US Bank. For a credit card that was open in 2005 and payments made on it until 2008. A balance of 5000 was never paid. I have no recollection of this. It has never been on my credit report. It could have been opened by my ex wife. We were going through a... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Nov 5, 2021

There are 2 important parts to the answer. Is the debt still owed and can they sue you for it. A lot more information has to be discussed before a good answer is given. You should try to talk to a lawyer to see if they can help you answer those questions. The Statute of Limitations on a written... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for California on
Q: Staffing Agency 1099 Employee Injured While On Assignment at School District

I was injured in a wildfire while on assignment, due to the negligence of an employee. I filed a claim within 1 year with both my Agency's Supplemental Insurance, and the assigned Employer. I was rejected by the Agency's Insurance because it was purportedly not a Policy,but a Plan, The... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Oct 29, 2021

Whenever you have a claim against a governmental agency you have to follow the rules in the Government Tort Claims Act which states you must submit the claim within 6 months or you lose the right to sue them. If in fact you were damaged and a governmental entity caused it or is responsible to you... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for California on
Q: I was denied a colonoscopy by my doctor in March now I have Stage 3 metastatic colon cancer. Do I have a valid case?

I reported fatigue and constipation to my doctor a couple of months before I found blood in my stool and requested the colonoscopy in March. I found blood in my stool in March and have the symptoms and she denied my request for colonoscopy because she said I was healthy and I do not have family... Read more »

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Oct 21, 2021

You should immediately call a personal injury lawyer and get a consultation. You posted this in California yet it shows you are in Chicago... Repost it in a Chicago site. Otherwise find a local attorney and get a consultation right away!

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