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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Illinois on
Q: A driver in a parking lot opened their door when I was walking between cars back to my own. It hit me and shattered my

kneecap. Does this fall under car accident law? If not, how do I sue for medical bills?

Barry Zlotowicz
Barry Zlotowicz answered on Jul 30, 2018

Hello

If you would like to discuss this matter, please feel free to reach me on my office line which can be found at chicagolegalgroup.com.

The quick answer is it depends. A more thorough analysis of the facts is required to determine whether auto, home or other insurance might...
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Q: A car rear-ended me at a stoplight and I, in turn, hit the car in front of me. The person in the front-most car got

injured. Can they sue me?

Barry Zlotowicz
Barry Zlotowicz answered on Jun 18, 2018

They theoretically could but doesnt sound like you were "negligent" or at-fault for the accident.

Turn it over to your auto insurance company and don't sweat it.

If you suffered injuries or if you would like to discuss this further, I'm happy to take the time to...
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Q: Need new attorney for car accident case other lawyer dismiss himself
Barry Zlotowicz
Barry Zlotowicz answered on Jun 5, 2018

Hello

I would be happy to speak with you.

Please contact me at 847-305-4105.

Thank you

Barry Zlotowicz

Chicago Legal Group

www.chicagolegalgroup.com

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Q: Do you sue in state or federal court after a car accident?
Barry Zlotowicz
Barry Zlotowicz answered on Mar 22, 2018

Hello,

You're likely going to sue in state court.

If you want answers to other common auto accident questions, check out my blog at www.chicagolegalgroup.com/blog

Barry Zlotowicz

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Q: I was in a car accident that was the other driver's fault. Turns out they did not have insurance.

They provided proof of insurance at the time of the accident but it turns out it was expired. Can I sue them to get my deductible back as well as for the time I have invested in this?

Barry Zlotowicz
Barry Zlotowicz answered on Feb 19, 2018

Hello, sure you can sue them. The problem is, if they don't have auto insurance, they probably don't have any assets.

However, if your total claim is worth less than $10,000, you can file suit in small claims court. That is what it is intended for.

If you have any...
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Q: My uninsured car was hit by an uninsured driver while parked in front of my apartment. The man signed a paper stating he

would compensate me $1000 within 2 weeks. Two witnesses signed the same paper. It's been 6 weeks now and I haven't even gotten half of what he claimed he would pay me. Do I have the right to sue him? I have a police report saying he's at fault.

Barry Zlotowicz
Barry Zlotowicz answered on Jan 31, 2018

Hello,

It sounds like you may have a cause of action against the driver of the vehicle.

You will want to file suit in small claims court. You do not need a lawyer to help you do this.

Go online and find your local courthouse. Go there, file the standard form complaint that...
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