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5 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Maryland on
Q: Telling the short story and I am mostly trying to find out if the truck was at fault.

There are 2 traffic lanes going North bound and 2 traffic lanes going South bound with a legal turning lane to make a left (no light to make turn) . I was in a car on the passenger side waiting to cross the 2 on coming lanes of North bound traffic. There is a traffic light slightly down the road... Read more »

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Jonathan Spodnick answered on Jun 18, 2020

As you know, the facts of the case determine who may be at fault and each party may have their own version of what occurred. Each State has its own statutes or laws which govern the operation of a motor vehicle. There usually is a law that speaks to and may prohibit the operation of a vehicle off... Read more »

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4 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Civil Litigation, Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for Washington on
Q: A friend who is 17 of my daughters was driving her car and began excessively speeding real fast and there were 5 people

In the car and they all were pleading with him to slow down over and over but he refused to listen and he flipped the car and my daughter almost died and her friend was also hurt is it his responsibility to pay for damages?

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Jonathan Spodnick answered on Jun 18, 2020

First, I am very sorry to hear about the serious accident your daughter experienced. A driver in almost all states has a duty to drive safely and carefully and to follow the rules of the road. While I am located in CT, every state has on the books laws that regulate how you should operate your... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury on
Q: I was involved in a physical altercation and I was assaulted which resulted in me sustaining injuries

I was wondering what my options are and how to go about it

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Jonathan Spodnick answered on Jun 18, 2020

One option you have is to make a claim against the person who injured you. I cannot advise you on the details since the question doesn't provide much information. The best advice would be to speak to an attorney near you who is experienced in personal injury claims and has handled assault... Read more »

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4 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: Need to file a case against a hospital for an accident that took place on their premises due to lack of maintenance.

I was staying at a hospital post partum (delivery) and the bathroom shower knob fell on my foot. I have been experiencing foot pain for over two years and despite all my efforts to fix the pain ( massages, nerve tests, physical test) nothing has improved. The pain is interfering with my daily life... Read more »

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Jonathan Spodnick answered on Jun 18, 2020

If the Statute of Limitations expires soon then time is of the essence. Do not delay in contacting an attorney who is experienced in personal injury matters to represent you. It the time expires your claim may be permanently barred and you will give up your rights for damages. It sounds like you... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Q: What I need to do now since the driver who side swipe my truck and me didn't have ensurranse
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Jonathan Spodnick answered on Jun 18, 2020

If you did not have insurance, and the other driver who hit your truck did not have any insurance, then you may have to pursue the other driver personally. In our state we have a small claims court that people can use to sue others for minor damage claims. Unfortunately, without insurance it is... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Insurance Defense and Nursing Home Abuse for Connecticut on
Q: How to find out a Corporation's liability insurer information, if have intent to sue for negligence?
Jonathan Spodnick
Jonathan Spodnick answered on Jun 18, 2020

Generally an attorney wanting to contact a Corporation's Insurer would write a letter to the Corporation putting them on notice of the claim and asking them to forward the letter to the Corporation's insurer. Many companies will respond to that type of a letter. If the Corporation is self... Read more »

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