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1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for California on
Q: Sensitive question. Please don’t remove because it’s literally a life or death situation.

Sensitive question. Please don’t remove because it’s literally a life or death situation.

I dated someone ( a franchisor ) of a multimillion dollar company that deals with children. One day I walked in on him raping a 9 year old . I reported him but I wasn’t taken seriously.he said I... Read more »

Lyndsie Nichole Russell
Lyndsie Nichole Russell
answered on Jan 23, 2023

If you have been served with the complaint, you should hire an attorney immediately. There is a limited time for you to respond to the complaint. If you do not respond within the timeframe, a default can be taken against you which cuts off your ability to defend the lawsuit. An experienced... Read more »

5 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: When I was hit by u/m I was sitting in my car parked not driving I went to hospital went to chiro Had whiplash

MRI for my headache's and neck pain have bulging disk no surgeries no more medical visits I've been told were waiting on medical lien that it would be 30-60 days but it's been over 6 months it's been a struggle since day 1 and still is should I call my insurance co IDK what to... Read more »

Lyndsie Nichole Russell
Lyndsie Nichole Russell
answered on Jan 23, 2023

Your vehicle insurance may or may not provide coverage depending on your policy. A personal injury attorney will be able to help you navigate whether your insurance will provide coverage. You should contact an attorney as soon as possible.

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3 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Personal Injury and Business Law for California on
Q: Do I have any claims against the business even it states in a signed form that it is not liable for the injury?

As I walking on the treadmill, I tried to tell a girl who used it wrongly and dangerously. The girl did not hear me as she put on the headphones. I did not notice the warning light. A few minutes later, I was panicked and stopped the machine which was wrong. I should have slowed down the machine... Read more »

Lyndsie Nichole Russell
Lyndsie Nichole Russell
answered on Jan 23, 2023

Many gym contracts contain a waiver of liability provision. There are exceptions to this waiver however. It would be best to seek out an experienced personal injury attorney to review the paperwork you signed when you started with the gym and to review your case.

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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for California on
Q: I've told a law firm I no I don't need there service. They keep asking me to sign a contract and won't stop

After telling them I found another lawyer and if I needed there service I would call them. They message me everyday and it I looked over the contract to sign so they can get started on my case. I told them I'm not signing anything and I don't need there services. They won't stop.

Lyndsie Nichole Russell
Lyndsie Nichole Russell
answered on Jan 23, 2023

I agree with Dale Gribow's answer below. Your current attorney should be contacting the firm for you and should be able to answer any questions like this in the future.

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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: Can I talk to the defendant directly and agree on a settlement to get payment? And how?

I have a car accident case, unlimited claim. I didn’t accept the settlement payment that the defendant offered. I planned to do a trial, but my attorney gave up my case now, so I changed my mind and want to accept the settlement by myself. So can I talk to the defendant directly and agree on a... Read more »

Lyndsie Nichole Russell
Lyndsie Nichole Russell
answered on Jan 23, 2023

You will likely need to get in contact with the defendant's attorney. While the defendant is the individual who hit you, usually he/she will be represented by an attorney that works for the insurance company. If your attorney has substituted out of the case and you are now listed as... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for California on
Q: Is a two year non elective surgical postponement grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit for a SSDI senior.

Torn right patellar tendon that has left me on crutches for over two years in February that has contributed to shoulder tendinitis’s, bone spurs, degenerative lumbar disc disease and daily lower back and shoulder pain. Have reached out to several local attorneys with little or no response. I... Read more »

Lyndsie Nichole Russell
Lyndsie Nichole Russell
answered on Jan 23, 2023

There are not enough facts listed to determine if this is a viable medical malpractice case. The torn right patellar tendon needs to be the result of malpractice or the breach of standard of care. Another medical provider would need to have the opinion that it is malpractice before the lawsuit... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for California on
Q: What can i do when i have been denied or neglected for a rare parasite infection 3 yr have seen er and many dr.

Im 60 yrs old disabled widow still ill

Lyndsie Nichole Russell
Lyndsie Nichole Russell
answered on Dec 2, 2022

You should contact an experienced medical malpractice attorney to determine whether you have a case and whether you are still within the time frame to file a lawsuit. Typically, you can file a lawsuit within one year of the malpractice. There are exceptions to this rule that an attorney can... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for California on
Q: Is this a California dental malpractice case?

I got some implants. They look terrible and are terrible. 1 is infected and causing pain 1 appears to be drilled into another root. I gave the dentist a chance to correct his mistake and he never came up with any solution. That was 6 months r so ago. I finally ended up contacting my visa card and... Read more »

Lyndsie Nichole Russell
Lyndsie Nichole Russell
answered on Dec 2, 2022

It would be best for you to contact an experienced medical malpractice attorney to review your case especially since a dentist mentioned to you that it may be malpractice. Please be aware that there is a statute of limitations (or a time limit) on when you can file a medical malpractice case which... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for California on
Q: Hi, I need help to file a malpractice case against Kaiser , any suggestions, Thanks

Got a lumbar surgery in 2018 cuz they were thinking I have bulging disc which I didn’t. This year they found out it’s MS, so they made me go through lumbar surgery for no reason.

Lyndsie Nichole Russell
Lyndsie Nichole Russell
answered on Dec 2, 2022

It would be best to find a medical malpractice attorney with experience in Kaiser arbitrations to fully assess your matter. The typical statute of limitations for medical malpractice claims is one year; however, there are some exceptions to the rule like delayed discovery that may apply to your... Read more »

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4 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for California on
Q: Are there any state or federal laws that prohibit vehicles from stopping Abruptly on the freeway?

I was involved in an accident on US 101 where a big rig that was in front of me came to an abrupt stop to avoid hitting a few dogs that ran in front of him on the freeway. I was only going 40 miles an hour, it was foggy and by the time I realized that he had come to a complete stop it was too late... Read more »

Lyndsie Nichole Russell
Lyndsie Nichole Russell
answered on Dec 2, 2022

Vehicle Code section 21718 is the code you are referring to that says drivers cannot stop on the freeway; however, the code provides an exception that allows drivers to stop to avoid injury or damage to persons or property. The situation you are describing would fall under this exception. Like... Read more »

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4 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: Company admitting there allegations. Do you think they will accept my asking price $500,000?

I have a letter from the company admitting there allegations, what do you believe will happen? Do you think they will accept my offer for $500,000?

Lyndsie Nichole Russell
Lyndsie Nichole Russell
answered on Dec 2, 2022

There are not enough facts to determine whether the company will pay you $500,000. The amount of a settlement is dependent on many things including the facts of your case, the damages to you, and the source of the settlement funds. It would be best for you to sit down with an experienced... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Arbitration / Mediation Law for California on
Q: Can you serve a letter to the defendant on a certain date when I know he will be in court present with his other case?

Defendant not available at home for certified letter. I know he had court date with someone else. Can I serve papers there?

Yes it's demand letter. One more question, how to do it?

Lyndsie Nichole Russell
Lyndsie Nichole Russell
answered on Dec 2, 2022

Different types of documents have different service requirements. Personal service is acceptable under many of thee statutes; however, there is not enough information to determine if you could personally serve the demand letter in your case. Please be aware that under many of the California... Read more »

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4 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for California on
Q: My friend was hit by a car by fully covered in motorist insured yet she only got 6,000 why is this

Her inuries included two compound fracture both legs and crced pelvis a brief amwas in hospital two week than in a long term care facility.....yet she only offered 6. Thousand.. ..why so little.others I know we're getting much much more

Lyndsie Nichole Russell
Lyndsie Nichole Russell
answered on Dec 2, 2022

The car insurance company could be valuing the case extremely low because your friend is not represented or the insurance company does not have all of her medical records/bills to fully evaluate the case. An experienced personal injury attorney will be able to help your friend evaluate how much... Read more »

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