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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: I want to know if I have a case or not, I slipped & fell in Walmart because of something that was spilled on the floor.

A Wal-Mart manager made a report on the fall & they took pictures of the spill & there was a video of the fall. Wal-Mart gave me a claim number. I've been seeing a doctor for pain in back & I'm on medication. They have taken xrays & now ordered a MRI but I have to wait for Medical to approve it.

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Jan 10, 2020

It sounds like you have a case. We have many cases like yours. Do you happen to know what it was that you slipped on? You should contact a personal injury attorney and discuss your case right away. Wal-Mart along with most defendant's don't want to pay you anything if they can get away with it. You... Read more »

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4 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for California on
Q: In what state (NH or CA) should I file for BK for Student Loan discharge

I am in an odd situation in which I live in both NH and CA and could claim residency at both. I would like to file BK for student loan discharge ( 93K) due to economic hardship. ( I support both CA and NH household).

I am worried that if I file in NH , I may not pass the brunner test due... Read more »

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Jan 8, 2020

You have received great answers and I can't add anything to them.. Other than to stress that you should consult with an experienced Bankruptcy attorney and go over you whole situation.

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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for California on
Q: I was involved in an accident & don’t have a license or insurance and the person at fault was licensed but not insured.

Would I be automatically at fault in this circumstance? My car is a 2018 Honda Civic and the other person’s car is a 1999 Nissan Altima. Both are total losses. We were both taken to the hospital for our injuries.

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Dec 31, 2019

You should sit down with an attorney, or call one, to get more facts. But just because you didn't have a license or insurance doesn't mean you are at fault. The driver at fault in an accident is the person who caused the accident regardless of license or insurance. Now you can get in trouble for... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Personal Injury for California on
Q: my 2 service dogs and i were staying at an airbnb in California. they both got out of the yard and were picked up by

a citizen and taken to the shelter, I did not find out they were there until they had both been adopted, I have a prescription from my psych and family doctor stating that i can not be without them. CAN I GET THEM BACK FROM THE NEW OWNER? I will reimburse them for any out of pocket costs they paid

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Dec 27, 2019

Someone would have to get many more facts from you to determine if you could force them to return the dogs. Instead you should contact the new owner (if you know who they are) and tell them your story and offer them the money you otherwise would have put into a legal remedy. If you don't know who... Read more »

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4 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: I am now 22. But when I was 16 my high school coach slept with me and I'm curious what my current options are.

He was with me from ages 16-20. It took me a long time to realize what happened wasnt ok. It might be too late. But I guess Im curious what my options are if there are any options.

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Dec 19, 2019

It's not too late but you should contact an attorney who has experience in these type of cases. The law was recently changed allowing more time for victims like you but that doesn't mean you should wait. We handle these types of cases and from my experience it's important to get all the facts in... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Business Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: Shay from Pro_Hydro Ihave a civil matter current with bribes over my head and want to run leins on commercial props.

Its State & Federal and its quadzillions well more but yah and from start of filing tell now with being served it's still going on so I thought leins to start asap Motel , Parking garage and cars and 2 check cashing stores

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Nov 24, 2019

It's impossible to figure exactly what you are saying??

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3 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for California on
Q: Kept a car through bankruptcy. its not on my credit but still paying for it. what happens if I let it go?

Bad credit before bankruptcy. Needed a car. High % rate. Car not worth anything now and still owe $8000. Still paying for it and its not on my credit. will it hurt me if I let it go?

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Nov 21, 2019

Attorney Harlene Miller has some important questions that need to be answered before any advice can be given. Also... did you have an attorney help you with your bankruptcy? If so you need to ask them these questions.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Health Care Law for California on
Q: Does my situation merit contacting an attorney, contacting law enforcement or both? Whom else should I contact?

I asked a surgeon to inject dermal filler into my lips. Instead of the usual technique of injecting fillers, he proceeded to do eight rapid stabs in the area around my lips. Nothing was injected, nothing could have been injected. He put a gauze bandage wad over my mouth and told me to apply... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Nov 19, 2019

You could have a medical malpractice case. What are your damages? It's probably something you will have a very hard time finding an attorney to help you with. But you should report them to whatever agency over sees such activities.

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6 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for California on
Q: Can you advise me with a senior bankruptcy issue?

I have outstanding, very high credit card debts it is unlikely I can ever satisfy. Is bankruptcy the answer?

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Nov 15, 2019

Bankruptcy may well be the answer. There are limitations on who can file, etc... so you need to sit down with an experience Bankruptcy attorney and go over all your options.

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4 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy and Civil Litigation for California on
Q: I have been sued for $1,885.91 from credit card. Its a limited civil case. My last payment was 12/01/2015

It's past 3 years and do i have to go court or do try to call the credit card company?

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Oct 24, 2019

It's 4 years for a contract. You must answer the complaint unless you can negotiate. Sometimes I have been able to get a payment plan but your best bet would be to borrow the money and pay them. Just answering the complaint is close to $400. If you have a lot of other debt you might consider a... Read more »

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4 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for California on
Q: Other than the $306 bankruptcy fee how much does an attorney charge in the Sacramento area to file a bankruptcy case?

The potential client is a 71 year old woman whose husband passed away on 9/6/19 and lives on a fixed income while taking care of her handicapped 42 year old son. She is now being inundated with creditor calls.

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Oct 15, 2019

I am in the Sacramento area and we discount our normal fees for low income people. Much more info would be needed to come up with an exact price but its a FREE consultation.

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3 Answers | Asked in Legal Malpractice for California on
Q: I helped a friend with his auto accident claim.

I am a retired claims adjuster. My friend lost his wife in an auto accident. I went with him to an attorney and while the attorney was deciding whether to take the case my friend asked me to help and write a settlement demand, which I did and he signed, which was accepted. The claim settled over a... Read more »

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Oct 5, 2019

it very well could be but the facts will determine. this time hire an attorney to discuss this with you.

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3 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for California on
Q: My wife and I are legal residents of France and are fully health insured there. On a vacation trip to the USA my wife

suffered a stroke. Now the medical bills have been forwarded to collection agencies. I have sent all of them the contact information of our French medical insurances but they keep harassing us. What should I do?

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Sep 24, 2019

You should send the bill to your French medical insurance company and ask if they cover such expenses.

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3 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law, Probate, Elder Law and Estate Planning for California on
Q: Can my grandmas Fadituary buy my grandmas property

I have noticed my grandmas fadituary now bought my grandmas property. Is this legal? this woman has almost killed my grandma destroyed her life now this!

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Sep 19, 2019

You should immediately consult with an attorney how has real estate and fiduciary duty experience. Don't wait.

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4 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: I stayed at a Motel for 2 nights and was bitten on my arms and hands by bedbugs over 500 times badly . What do I do
Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Sep 18, 2019

The prior answer is what I suggest too. Make sure you have proof (photos with date confirmed).. also did you talk to any other people staying there? Very important to have supporting medical records as well. Talk to an attorney right away.

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4 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Internet Law and Libel & Slander for California on
Q: Can a person cc'd in email be responsible for the contents?
Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Sep 11, 2019

As previously stated - we can't answer that question with the limited amount of information provided. If you provide more information per the previous answer we might be able to give you some guidance...

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Probate for California on
Q: What type of lawyer would I need in my situation?

I'm in a situation where I'm on probation. I was injured while incarcerated, sued the sheriff's department and won a settlement. The check was handed over to probation during my release and they are keeping it in a safe deposit box. I thought that was strange. I obtained my own lawyer who helped me... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Aug 30, 2019

Talk to your attorney who helped you get the settlement. If you get no where then consider talking to another lawyer but you must take action right away to avoid any statute of limitations problems.

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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Gov & Administrative Law and Personal Injury for California on
Q: Can I file a claim with the state?

I was in an accident. A disabled car was in the fast lane with no lights, no hazards, or flares and I hit the car going 65mph. The disabled car was in an accident earlier that day and was reported to highway patrol but was never towed out of the fast lane. My question is, who is responsible?

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Aug 30, 2019

As the prior answer suggests - there are multiple possibilities that can only be determined by sitting down with an experienced personal injury attorney who can analyze your situation and create a game plan moving forward.

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6 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for California on
Q: I have some bad financial problems, I think. I am considering bankruptcy.

I have managed to get about 6 credit accounts back to a good, current status, but have about 7 getting worse everyday. Including two loans. They probably total about $25000 at the moment, and I am making about $700 a week and am not sure I can save everything. My credit has gone down to 500 and... Read more »

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Aug 27, 2019

You should sit down with a bankruptcy attorney and go over your situation in detail. You cannot only keep the "cc accounts" in good standing. You must list ALL your debt and cannot favor one creditor over another. There are some pre-filing options you can consider doing that may help you - but you... Read more »

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4 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Consumer Law, Foreclosure and Business Law for California on
Q: Sold gas station due to bankruptcy but lawyer may be taking advantage of a senior citizen. What to do?

My dad sold his gas station about a year ago (as it was in bankruptcy). He had to go through the court system to negotiate a deal with the buyer and was asked to pay a portion of the funds to lenders to pay off debt owed. He would still be left over with a good amount of money (close to $70k+). To... Read more »

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Aug 26, 2019

As previous answers suggest you should contact the State BAR. I would also sit down with an attorney and get a consultation to see what your options are.

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