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4 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for California on
Q: We were in an accident where the other driver was racing at 90+mph and hit us on driver front. Who's at fault?

The road was clear to go across to the 3rd lane. We have at least 3 witnesses that all said the car that hit us was racing another car and hit us going at least 90mph. Is there any way we could be considered at fault?

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answered on Aug 22, 2022

California Vehicle Code Section 22350 states “No person shall drive a vehicle upon a highway at a speed greater than is reasonable or prudent having due regard for weather, visibility, the traffic on, and the surface and width of, the highway, and in no event at a speed which endangers the safety... Read more »

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Q: My landlord exhibited what is called a constructive eviction also known as a self eviction can I get a restraining order

She put my 8yr old dghtr and my belongings out off the sidewalk also locked us out. Thanks to local police officer he stated we are tenants and we were able to get back in with our belongings. Now she's shut off utilities no water in the house.

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answered on Feb 5, 2022

I'm sorry to hear about this situation. This is not a constructive eviction. A constructive eviction is when the tenant moves out, typically due to problems with the conditions or habitability of the property. In that instance, the landlord does not "actually" evict the tenant, but... Read more »

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Q: Why would my accident attorney request my insurance provider information if the accident was caused by the other driver?

I was rear ended which resulted in me getting two (2) epidural injections

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answered on Jun 9, 2021

There are several reasons. First, in California, a driver is required to have insurance in order to be able to recover certain damages, even if an auto accident is the fault of another person. Second, the responsible driver could have no insurance, or a limited amount of insurance. In this case,... Read more »

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