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5 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy and Tax Law for California on
Q: Can I do a Bankruptcy for Property Taxes if paying it will cause Financial Burden to family and get a fresh start?

Five years behind waited because I didnt know what to do and pay for it but I understand to pay now but its like cant get a loan due to bad credit not working due to Covid.

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Aug 10, 2020

Property taxes go with the home. If you want to keep the home and can afford it you can pay the taxes through a Chp 13. If you can't afford the payments and have equity you should consider selling the house rather than a foreclosure or tax sale. I have helped many people in similar situations.

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3 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury and Employment Discrimination for California on
Q: I work at a Senior Assisted Living. I am a Medication Technician. One of the residents struck me with their walker.

The walker hit my right shoulder and right hand. This happened on Friday evening during my shift. I put in an incident report. I was off the following day Saturday. I went in to work on Sunday where management had insisted I go to urgent care, which took my whole shift. I was diagnosed with... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Aug 5, 2020

Since it happened at work you have to go through Work Comp. Talk to a Work Comp attorney.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: If you are involved in what is deemed a mutual combat and you stopped any aggression and walked away and the guy attacks

From behind and breaks my leg and goes off on my head with his feet knees and blows to my face and has to be pulled off then leaves the scene is that a crime and what PC did he violate. I had surgery on broken leg and suffered lacerations needing stiches and a broken eye socket. On an eye I was... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Aug 5, 2020

you should have hopefully reported it to the police... and if he assets.. sit down with a personal injury lawyer to see if a lawsuit makes sense.

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for California on
Q: Is it still possible to file a medical malpractice lawsuit even though it's been 3 years since the injury (surgery)?

I had surgery in 2017 to repair a rectal prolapse and have suffered from pain and incontinence ever since. The surgeon who did the procedure left the state (California) 6 months after the surgery. Since then I have been trying to find out what's wrong but it hasn't been easy. My PCP... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Jul 27, 2020

You might be able to take some action but you need to schedule an appointment with an experienced MedMal attorney. The doctor most likely had insurance at the time of the surgery which would apply even though he moved. Also his employer may have had insurance if he worked in a group. A good... Read more »

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4 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: Can a landlord hire an inspector that's going to lie for her for insurance reasons to cover mold damage in the home that

We've been really sick due to mold all through the house we have hired real professionals to tell us that there's mold everywhere reported to our landlord or landlord is not taking care of it because she don't want to pay out-of-pocket her insurance denied it so she hires an... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Jul 26, 2020

Mr. Google knows all the lawyers who handle mold claims in your area. He can help you find one. good luck to you

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3 Answers | Asked in Insurance Defense and Personal Injury for California on
Q: in need of a lawyer that can help me with my case involving auto insurance that has not taken my claim into account.

I was involved in a car accident that i was not at fault. However, my auto insurance has not taken responsibility of my claim. It has been a while and I've tried contacting them but thus far i haven't gotten a response. I want them to pay for my totaled car and my ignored injuries. They... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Jul 13, 2020

You need to contact an attorney who handles personal injury cases. Just so you know.. the other party to the accident is responsible for your totaled car and your personal injuries. If the other side didn't have insurance then you need to have Uninsured Motorist coverage on your policy. An... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law, Car Accidents and Personal Injury for California on
Q: If I purchase a vehicle in my company name, am I putting my business at risk If I am sued in result of an accident?

I plan on purchasing a truck used primarily for work, but also for personal use. In order to utilize tax benefits such as "bonus depreciation" the vehicle has to be titled in the company name. I fear that if myself or my spouse are driving the vehicle and are sued in the event of an... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Jul 13, 2020

As the previous answers state - you cover any risk you might have with insurance. Sit down with your insurance agent and let them know how you plan to use the vehicle and what coverages would then apply. It's also good to get an umbrella policy - which surprisingly are quite affordable.

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4 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: I took a job"under the table" . I fell off a stool, broke my neck. Do I have any legal recourse? I am paralyzed.
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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Jul 7, 2020

As the others have said... You should contact a personal injury lawyer right away and document everything to date.

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5 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: In a Premise Liability Case, can a Homeowners Insurance Company be sued for more than the policy’s liability limit?

Slip & Fall Case. Plaintiff is the tenant. Defendant is the landlord. Landlord admits he knew about, & agreed to hire someone fix a broken drain ASAP but definitely prior to a planned bday party a few weeks later. He kept forgetting & the tenant slipped & fell on pooled water that... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Jun 17, 2020

There are a lot of questions that need to be answered before we could give you some good answers... I suggest you get a personal injury attorney on your side so that you don't miss anything.. It sounds like a small policy for a landlord to have.. One of first things we do in a case like this... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for California on
Q: What to do when the other driver wants to sue after an accident?

Hi, my boyfriend got into an accident while driving my car. He also has his own insurance. My boyfriend was determined at-fault and the other driver wants to file a lawsuit against both me and my boyfriend. Both my boyfriend and I have insurance of our own and we both pay premium. On top of asking... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Jun 17, 2020

Your insurance and his most likely should provide you an attorney if it can't be settled with the policy limits. You might consult with an attorney just to make you feel better. They could explain all possible scenarios and hopefully put you at ease. Good luck to you.

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4 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: Need to file a case against a hospital for an accident that took place on their premises due to lack of maintenance.

I was staying at a hospital post partum (delivery) and the bathroom shower knob fell on my foot. I have been experiencing foot pain for over two years and despite all my efforts to fix the pain ( massages, nerve tests, physical test) nothing has improved. The pain is interfering with my daily life... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Jun 14, 2020

As you know time is critical. You should sit down with a personal injury attorney right away.

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6 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Insurance Defense and Personal Injury for California on
Q: I sold a vehicle on Craigslist, was negligent, & now I owe an insurance company 20k in damages?

I sold the vehicle, I had them sign their name and everything necessary on the pink slip, as well as my signature to release it, but forgot to remove and take the release of liability. The person has caused damages worth 20k yet I am liable. I have records of the conversation leading up to the... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Jun 11, 2020

We have a similar case. You should hire an attorney to represent you in this matter.

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2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Personal Injury and Real Estate Law for California on
Q: Asbestos contamination and complaints

A contractor was hired for remodeling in California

The contractor didn't test hazardous material in the condo before starting the work.

If the condo is contaminated. Whose shall fulfill the bill?

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on May 15, 2020

Hopefully you hired a licensed contractor. The contractor should have insurance coverage. You should inquire to your contractor if they have liability insurance and also put them on notice of a possible claim... and while you are at it ask them if there is a possibility that your condo has asbestos... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Small Claims for California on
Q: Can I get compensation for consuming a expired drink that made me sick?

I just went into CVS pharmacy to buy a drink (Starbucks Coffee) drank it and went on my hike. An hour an a half into my hike, had horrible stomach pains to the point where I soiled myself because there were no restrooms around. Got home and still experiencing pains. Decided to check the sell by... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on May 1, 2020

The previous answer is good.. but you might contact the manufacturer and explain the problem and sometimes they will give you some good value in the form of coupons. don't send them the product until they give you something. You could also sue them in small claims court for your costs and the... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: I was run over by my apt. Manager. I broke hip and in hospital 3 mins. He didn't see me behind his truck. Do I owe rent

Shouldn't his insurance have to pay my rent. My monies were deducked while in hospital. Why I'm I out money when clearly the owes

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Apr 25, 2020

You most likely still owe the rent but they could owe you a lot of money for your injuries. Contact a personal injury lawyer and get a consultation right away.

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for California on
Q: Can I sue the cops if they rammed at a suspect charged with reckless driving (misdemeanor) and left him paralyzed?

So in a incident, two caps rammed their cars on a suspect which was evading on a light motorcycle charged with misdemeanor of reckless driving. The pursuit was barely lasting 10 min and was in a place with no citizens around. The ramming left the suspect paralyzed.

Is it able to sue the... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Apr 24, 2020

it's possible but the police have a lot of immunities when chasing suspects. We handle these cases and they are difficult. Sit down with an attorney with this type of experience and have a FREE consultation. good luck to you... TED

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3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury and Internet Law for California on
Q: My aunt was hit by a car and someone posted a video of of her on Snapchat without her consent. Is this illegal in CA?

She was passed out on the ground with life threatening injuries. Can this person be sued for posting this video? Or what legal action can be taken?

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Apr 18, 2020

If the car that hit her was at fault you should talk to a personal injury lawyer right away. do you know who posted the video and why they did it. Sit down with an attorney and discuss all of the above..

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6 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for California on
Q: My truck was hit by someone being pursued by the police. the police admitted that they didn't have the sirens on.

The suspect ran the red light at a high rate of speed and T boned me.

Later the police asked me to sign something at the hospital..(idk what it said.) It was then they admitted to having no sirens on b/c they were trying to catch up to him. The vehicle was stolen, and I had no uninsured... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Apr 4, 2020

I'm sorry to hear about your injuries. I have a case exactly like yours. They are very difficult cases because the law gives the police almost absolute immunity in this type of accident. The needs to be changed and we are working on that. All cases are unique and different so you should sit... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: i fell in 711 store parking lot and broke my femur can i sue california
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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Mar 31, 2020

You might be able to sue the owner of the property depending on why you fell. If you haven't already you should go take pictures of what made you fall before they can fix it. You asked if you could sue California which I'm assuming you meant can I sue in California. Slip and falls in... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: Hi, this is a personal injury question. I backed into the rear passenger door of another car at about 2 mi per hour.

The other party said she was ok, but after filing a personal property claim with my insurance company 8 days ago, she has not returned any calls. I'm concerned she may be attorney shopping. My Bodily Injury limit is only 15k. What are the chances of this exceeding my policy limits ?

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Mar 22, 2020

Your insurance company should handle it for you. If she did get an attorney they most likely would tell her not to talk to anyone. In the future you need enough coverage so that you don't worry when you get in an accident. Let your own insurance handle it and periodically check in with them if... Read more »

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