Questions Answered by Peter Munsing

Q: How many years can a 17 year old get for terrorism, homicide, kidnap, stealing, gta, and illegal posession of drugs?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for California on
Answered on Aug 10, 2017

They'll move to try as an adult, and if sentences run sequentially, more years than the 17 year old will be likely to live.

Kidnapping is federal. If you are involved do not ask any questions or give any details on any social media of any kind.
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Q: A bicyclist ran into the side of my car while I was waiting at a red light. He got up and left, but what can I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Maryland on
Answered on Aug 10, 2017

Run it through your collision. You may have to file a police report under your policy even if you don't know who it was. If it just happened see if there was a cam at the intersection and ask for it in person.
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Q: is it illigal in VA to put a angel eyes or halo projector at headlights or fog lights?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Virginia on
Answered on Aug 10, 2017

Check with the DMV--they put out the regulations that codify the law on what illumation modifications are allowed.Expect it to be a "no."
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Q: What should I do,if another driver insurance company refuses to rent me a car, after two weeks since the accident.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Florida on
Answered on Aug 10, 2017

The problem is most laws say they have to reimburse you** --they don't have to front the money.Get a copy of the police report.Send it to them. Time to contact a member of the Fla Justice Assn about your injury claim. It's no longer d.i.y. time and they give free consults. Get to a doctor --clearly the insurance company won't be doing you any favors. Hopefully you didn't give them a statement. Don't give them more.
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Q: What is my option in my home damage?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Insurance Bad Faith for Washington on
Answered on Aug 10, 2017

Get the policies. Get the police report. State Farm's claim is based on a "sudden emergency. " That's only good if they can show he didn't have that condition before. Even with a heart attack,the person knows it's coming, can go to the side of the road to have it.

Start getting used to corresponding by writing and fax.That way there is a record of who said what. Start by asking State Farm to clarify the evidence they base their deniablity on.

Then tease out more...
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Q: My son was set job Corp in Gainesville Florida and he was racially bullied by staff and students and one of the students

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Employment Law and Personal Injury for Florida on
Answered on Aug 8, 2017

Sounds like you may though bullying cases are difficult to prove. Contact a member of the Fla. Assn for Justice who handles civil rights issues. Also see if there is an education law center in your area--ask for the names of their "cooperating attorneys."

try this group--they aren't in Florida but seem to have a Florida contact. http://www.edlawcenter.org/states/florida.html
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Q: If I am scratched by someone, can they give staph infection. And who is at fault for giving infection if affects my work

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Louisiana on
Answered on Aug 8, 2017

Contact an attorney who handles workers compensation. Its possible this could also be what is called an occupational disease claim. You may have short term disability at work and want to check that out.
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Q: My brother has aggressive angiosarcoma cancer, could the cause be from working at a rubber plant?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Gov & Administrative Law for Texas on
Answered on Aug 8, 2017

Yes. Especially angiosarcoma of the liver. Contact a firm that handles occupational disease claims. On the "no medical insurance " he should apply for social security disability--they have a fast track for people with cancer diagnoses; should apply for medical assistance. If the property is in his name VA can't take it for mom's treatment.

All the best to him.
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Q: I was in an accident in '16 w/a girl who hit a tree. I lost my leg. 25000.00 settlement that ends in 16507 left.

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Personal Injury, Car Accidents and Health Care Law for Alabama on
Answered on Aug 8, 2017

You didn't ask but I assume you got on social security disability for at least the period after the crash through the year after your amputation. You might see if your lawyer can bring a crashworthiness case. However, with bankruptcy you don't have enough to go 'round so I doubt if it will get you money, but it is definitely a good thing for you to do.
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Q: I was in a car accident in May and was offered a low offer for settlement. I want to now how to counter offer?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for South Carolina on
Answered on Aug 8, 2017

You really should contact a member of the SC Assn for Justice rather than totally do it yourself. The value of your case depends on what happened, how it happened, what the reports say, what your medical records say. You have been talking to the insurance company which may have given them a lot of information they will use against you. Why not contact Carl Jacobson in Charleston? Tell him I suggested you call.
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Q: If an adult gives a teenager alcohol and the teenager leaves and gets in a wreck is the adult at fault?

2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI and Car Accidents for Tennessee on
Answered on Aug 8, 2017

Generally yes. However the older the teen is the more they may also share in the blame for asking. If they gave a false ID or told the individual they were of legal age and looked it the situation may be different. Why not consult a member of the Tenn. Assn for Justice--they give free consultations?
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Q: I was given a ticket with no fine and was told to appear in court but unknowingly,I had the wrong date in mind .

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Aug 8, 2017

I agree with Mr. Candiano. Depending on the original charge you may want to consult an attorney--generally ones with no fine stated are more serious in either points or possible fine.
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Q: My granddaughter has money from a wrongful death suit can the mother request money from it??

1 Answer | Asked in Wrongful Death for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Aug 6, 2017

If it was the mother's spouse possibly if the money hasn't been distributed. Assuming it's in a minor's account most judges won't touch it.
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Q: Am I able to file a wrongful death claim on behalf of my uncle?

1 Answer | Asked in Wrongful Death for Texas on
Answered on Aug 6, 2017

Not clear who passed. Why not contact a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers--they give free consults.
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Q: my brother was killed because of police negligence, what can we do now?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Wrongful Death for Texas on
Answered on Aug 6, 2017

I don't see it under those circumstances. They aren't responsible for who your brother would tell them he should be dropped off at. But contact a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Assn--they give free consults.
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Q: (Education) Suicides & Mental Health, do hotel chains sue families after a member takes their life in a hotel room?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Consumer Law and Wrongful Death on
Answered on Aug 6, 2017

Don't see how they could, unless damage was done in the process.
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Q: Hello, does Mississippi have a law for Intentional Emotional suicide (IIED) due to a person harassed by spouse?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Wrongful Death and Personal Injury for Mississippi on
Answered on Aug 6, 2017

It would be up to the DA to charge. Contact a womens law project in your state for case law if any.
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Q: My brother filed a wrongful death law suit for my Mom who was in a nursing home.

1 Answer | Asked in Wrongful Death for Ohio on
Answered on Aug 6, 2017

Yes, and you would be entitled to be a co-executor in most states. Contact the lawyer that's handling the claim.
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Q: Can I sue for the vet cremation bill or have this aggressive and out of control dog put down?

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Wrongful Death for Nevada on
Answered on Aug 6, 2017

Unfortunately, while they should pay unlikely the law will say they had to. You knew you were sitting another dog, and you brought your dog. If your firend knew you'd bring your dog, you may have a claim.
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Q: ii had a stop sign and i stopped but the other driver didnt have a stop sign and speeding 100 miles. I didnt see her bu

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Georgia on
Answered on Aug 6, 2017

If she was at fault she would be. But contact a member of the Ga Trial Lawyers Assn for the county where the wreck happened--they give free consultations. Discuss your injuries with them.
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