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Q: My health insurance was canceled because bank didnt make the payment.

Mark Steven Humphreys answered on Sep 30, 2011

This does not appear to be insurance bad faith law. You may have a claim against your bank depending on exactly what happened. Many more details are needed.

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Q: My daughter and young son were rear-ended last November. The other driver's insur. co.Allstate, still has not paid claim

Mark Steven Humphreys answered on Sep 30, 2011

If you submitted a request to them to pay and they have not, then you will need an attorney to get involved. It may be necessary to file a lawsuit. Allstate is one of the more difficult companies to deal with when making a personal injury claim.

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Q: In Texas - Does filing suit preserve my claim or must I file and serve?

I am in Texas. In my auto accident personal injury claim, the statute runs on 2/26/2011 - this Sat. I have just filed the original petition, but not arranged for service. Must I also serve the defendants before the statute runs to preserve the claim or does the filing alone do it? I am still... Read more »

Mark Steven Humphreys answered on Sep 30, 2011

You must file suit within the applicable statute of limitations or your case may be over with. In addition to filing suit, you must use "due diligence" in getting the legal papers served on the defendant. In other words you can not just sit around and be proud that you timely filed the lawsuit.

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Q: There was an unmarked spill on the ground at Safeway and I slipped and banged my knee, it still hurts, do I have a case?

Mark Steven Humphreys answered on Sep 22, 2011

It depends - As an attorney I would want to know how obvious the spill was to a passerby, plus were there any warning signs, how long the spill had been on the floor, has Safeway had an opportunity to clean the spill before you slipped, how did the spill get on the ground.

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Q: I need $20,000 for personal needs , I have a multi-million dollar lawsuit pending , can my lawyers front me the money ?

Mark Steven Humphreys answered on Sep 22, 2011

In Texas, it would be improper for an attorney to front you money for personal needs as the may, depending on the circumstances, violate ethical rules that attorneys have to abide by.

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Q: WHAT HAPPENS IF I FILE A LAWSUIT WITH A MAJOR COMPANY AND THEY DONT RESPOND DO I AUTOMATIC WIN THE CASE

Mark Steven Humphreys answered on Sep 22, 2011

The answer is: It depends! Sounds like an answer you would get from an attorney doesn't it. Well, it's the truth.

Did you get proper service on the defendant and get proof of service filed with the court?

Do you have the proof required to take a default judgment?

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Q: How do I go about filing a civil suit against a man that broke my nose and hurt my arm that is still affecting my daily

Mark Steven Humphreys answered on Sep 22, 2011

That's easy and don't mean to sound crass, but get a lawyer. If you have a good case, you will be able to get an attorney to help you. If you do not have a good case, most lawyers will take the time to explain to you why they do not believe it is a good case.

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