Auto ax, at fault paid, WC settled and now trying to settle underinsured motorist claim. I researched at it appears that ins just needs “reasonable” time to resolve. Do I need to request arbitration or allow “reasonable” time to pass and settle?
Make your arbitration demand when you have proof that you have exhausted the liability limits of the at fault driver. You can negotiate later. There are requirements to fulfull when making a demand for UIM arbitration. See Insurance Code section 11580.2, or hire an attorney. Given your injuries, I...Read more »
This is not my car. SoI had sheriff call and thats when we found out it was 9 am in morning I called to explain that I just need my wallet and things and they refused told me to come to yard at 4:30 pm I am disabled and sick that there was no way to get to yard or home or any place safe that they... Read more »
I was released from jail after serving two months for a warrant out of San Francisco county. Animal Care and Control released my do to a rescue shelter but they won't tell me where exactly she is located. What can I do in order to get her back home?
My brother coworker dropped her dog off on our property saying they couldn't keep her any more. She's a purebred German Shepherd and I have a new home lined up for her but don't want to send her without the proper paperwork that the original owns haven't provided to us yet. They say they will but... Read more »
I parked but didn't exchange info. Then I left and came back 10 minutes later, but the person was gone. I think they have the license plates, but they weren't hurt from what I could see, I was driving very slow. What should I do now? This happened Thursday October 10, two days ago. I live in Los... Read more »
Notify your insurer of the potential claim. Contact the local police to inform it of the incident, potentially through an attorney. If you spoke to the person, and there was no report of an injury at the time, you have defenses to a hit and run claim.
Case was settled , per our agreement lawyer took 40% however prior to having the accident , i had a supplemental insurance that i paid into for years in case bills werent covered due to an accident. Lawyer is now demanding 40% from my supplemental and 40% from the settlement. The check was put in... Read more »
Not sure what "supplemental insurance" is. If that is underinsured motorist coverage, and the attorney had to work to get the insurer to pay, then you owe for the work performed. If something else is happening, contact the State Bar.
I am a retired claims adjuster. My friend lost his wife in an auto accident. I went with him to an attorney and while the attorney was deciding whether to take the case my friend asked me to help and write a settlement demand, which I did and he signed, which was accepted. The claim settled over a... Read more »
Dog in our lives. At this stage we have been friends only & he needed to work as a trucker. I have been caring for dog for many months in my home. Verbally we agreed we would always share custody of our dog. I wasn't paid anything to care for him and I've paid a $300 pet deposit at my apartment,... Read more »
There is no "form" that works this out. Court can't help you. You have created an impossible situation. Joint ownership in a dog. Living in two separate places, angry with each other and using the dog to get back at one another.
You can file a quiet title to personal property action....Read more »
I was a passenger, I got a herniated disk from my neck and some cuts on my arm, lawyer was referred from the insurance car owner. How can I get legal assistance on this case can I fire my actual lawyer and hire and other?
You can fire you attorney and hire a new one whenever you want. It can be difficult to locate another attorney where he knows that he has to split the fee, especially where the prior attorney has been working since 2016 and, presumably, has a lot of work into the case. Consider making an in...Read more »
It is automatic and it takes time. Your papers should be submitted months in advance of the 10 year deadline as the processing is lengthy, and if your papers have any errors, which is common, you may have to re-submit.
deficate without cleaning up. some dogs are too aggressive and since there is playground equipment in the park, often children are in the park at the same time. Just because the park is fenced in, dog owners treat it like a dog park. And they all park in front of our house and our neighbors houses... Read more »
A lady found my dog and brought her in to be scanned at the Palmdale shelter. My dog is not chipped so the shelter allowed the lady to take my dog home and told her she had to do a 14 day stray hold and look for owners. A different person happened to take pictures of my dog that day at the shelter... Read more »
Call the police and report your dog stolen, with Animal Control as a witness. Found property (dogs are considered property) are supposed to be surrendered to police (Animal Control in this instance). Civil Code section 2080.1. Keeping it could be considered theft.
Depends. If you were a victim, call the police. If you were the aggressor, contact a criminal defense attorney and/or stop talking about it to anyone, especially the police. Just politely tell them you won't speak without the presence of an attorney.
An accident, by itself, is not probable cause. If you were arrested for DUI then, by law, you gave "implied consent" for a breathalyzer. Vehicle Code 23612. You are not supposed to be arrested without probable cause. Terry v. Ohio, (1968) 392 U.S. 1, 21. If you were not arrested, but gave a...Read more »
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