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5 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: Son was severely physically disabled for life due to antioch cps. Do i have a case?
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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Sep 28, 2020

It's hard to tell from the little bit of information you have given. You should contact a personal injury lawyer and request a consultation.

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Real Estate Law, Bankruptcy and Foreclosure for California on
Q: Can a joint tenant/owner have a lien put on house (primary residence) if other owner passes away with credit card debt?

My mother and my grandmother live in Seal Beach Leisure World.

If they are both co-owners and residents (joint tenancy) of this property and one of them passes away (God forbid) with some credit card debt, can the creditor(s) put a lien on the property even though the person passed away... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Sep 27, 2020

If they are joint tenants (with right of survivorship) then the property passes to the other outside of probate. There are other reasons a probate may need to be opened and where a creditor can appear. You should down with an estate attorney and go over everything because there is a lot more to it... Read more »

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7 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Civil Litigation and Small Claims for California on
Q: Could you please do my opposition to motion summary judgment?

I was hit by a car while riding my bicycle and the defendant’s attorney has sent me motion of summary packets. I need to respond so I need help with that paperwork please.

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Sep 26, 2020

As ALL of the previous answers state - you should hire an attorney right away to help you. The motion they have filed is VERY serious and you should hire someone right away. How badly were you injured and was it the other party's fault?

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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: Severe Injury caused by Door Dashers actions, what options do I have since injury will affect me forever

August 4th 2020, I ordered pizza from Little Caesers, who uses Door Dash for their deliveries. When the food arrived, the delivery person spread my order of 1 lg. pizza, crazy bread, and 2 sodas directly in front of my screen door, preventing me from being able to open the screen more than approx.... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Sep 21, 2020

You should talk to an attorney. Did you have any cameras going like Ring? Did anyone witness the whole event? Did you get the name of the driver? Sounds like a hard case but you should sit down with a personal injury attorney to explore your options.

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5 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Gov & Administrative Law and Municipal Law for California on
Q: I was in an accident about a month ago (hit by a car as I crossed the street from sidewalk to sidewalk while biking home

I was in an accident about a month ago (hit by a car as I crossed the street from sidewalk to sidewalk while biking home). I was knocked unconscious for a brief period and woke up to cops around me looking at me with flashlights. I was asked if I wanted to go to the ER in the ambulance and I... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Sep 17, 2020

You are responsible but the person who hit you should pay you more than enough for that. Consult with an attorney right away.

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3 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Family Law, Banking and Child Custody for California on
Q: My sister forged my signiture on power of attorney papers
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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Sep 7, 2020

Did she try to do something with some of your assets? If so you should talk to an attorney and also file a police report.

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4 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Employment Law and Personal Injury for California on
Q: Do I become liable for an accident in a work vehicle while on the job if I now no longer work there

I was employed with the company at the time and was involved in an accident in a work vehicle while working. It has been almost 2 years and I no longer am with that company but believe the other person involved is attempting to sue am I now personally liable?

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Sep 4, 2020

As the others have said.. you might be required to participate but your employer should cover all the costs of defending you and should have insurance to pay.

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6 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for California on
Q: can your company force you to sign a waiver at your retirement that absolves them of their past crimes against you?

I'm retiring, and my employer is forcing me to sign a waiver absolving them of any culpability for illegal things against me that happened in the past, even if I have no knowledge or proof of those things?

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

Sounds a little fishy and too hard to answer without more info. As suggested - I would sit down with and employment law attorney and have them read it over for you and then advise..

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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: How many employers in the past will the Defense try to contact to get employee records through Subpoena?

When a Plaintiff includes loss of income in a personal injury case (in state of California), how many employers in the past will the Defense try to contact to get employee records through Subpoena?

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

the ones you have disclosed in the Form Interrogatories.

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5 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for California on
Q: Pedestrian hit while traffic light out

Asking question on behave of someone who got hit by a car crossing a street on a crosswalk while the traffic lights were out. Driver did not stop at the intersection, but did stop after the accident and gave the person that got hit a ride, fully accepting the fault later. After discussing this... Read more »

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Theodore Allan Greene answered on Aug 22, 2020

It's always good to get a legal opinion when dealing with insurance companies. They don't owe your friend any duties and always want to pay as little as possible. He should consult with an attorney and then he will know exactly what his rights are and a good estimate of the case value.... Read more »

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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.

Theodore Allan Greene
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 »

Theodore Allan Greene
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 »

Theodore Allan Greene
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.
Theodore Allan Greene
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 »

Theodore Allan Greene
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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