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0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Personal Injury, Child Custody and Child Support for California on
Q: I'm 17 and have permission from one parent to move in with another family member. Can the other parent force me back?

My mother will let me move in with my grandma but I know my Dad will disagree. I currently live with him and can't stand him anymore with the way he treats me. If my mother gives consent do I still need his? Can he force me to come back?

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for California on
Q: I would like to know the statue of limitations is for Pain and suffering and medical malpractice is.

I had an infection in my left knee replacement. I had surgery and the Dr. Was supposed to remove the old one and clean up the infection which turned septic. The infections disease Dr. Was upset that he didn't remove it because the infection will get worse

I had 6 weeks everyday and... View More

Q: crystalline silica dust how harmful is it when its constanlty blowing from Vacuum Sanders with no dust bags

The bags are for noise and dust reduction but Managers are inconsistent with keeping up to changing out the bags so the just leave them off the sanders which in a 12hr shifts when there is an 4 to 8 hour max exposure time we where in the same place way too long with high of an exposure to that... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Personal Injury for California on
Q: What are the laws around accidental gate opened and dog getting loose. No attacks, but there was injury?

If your dog runs out of a unintentional open gate towards a person walking their dog, and they get injured from trying to pull their Dog away from yours. Are we held liable for anything? My dog did not bite, push, or attack the person or her dog. She only ran towards them wanting to say hi. Never... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Arbitration / Mediation Law for California on
Q: What action should one take if they find the Mediation Agreement had only 1 signature line but 2 Plaintiffs.

What is it called and how big of a deal is it if your Mediation Settlement Agreement had only 1 signature line and you weren't notified you were negotiating for two.

3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for California on
Q: Is it possible hire a lawyer to write a settlement demand letter to an insurance company for an accident I was in?

I was in a 1 vehicle accident and I was a passenger and I’m now waiting on a settlement from the drivers insurance company. I would like to have a lawyer write a settlement demand letter to start the negotiations process. Is that expensive? My mom was also a passenger and she received a lowball... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jul 12, 2024

There are many, many attorneys who represent individuals involved in motor vehicle collisions. Typically, they will accept your case on a contingency fee (1/3 is common) so you do not have to pay anything upfront. They receiver their fee out of the proceeds collected. A strong demand letter from... View More

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0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Animal / Dog Law and Public Benefits for California on
Q: my application for victim's compensation was denied because they say dog bites are not included.

The owner of the dog fled the scene on camera, and I'm not sure if the license plate can be discerned.

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for California on
Q: I donated plasma at biolife they gave me a hematoma so bad bigger than a grapefruit, have not been able to make a fist

Can't bend my arm really, constant pain shooting from my elbow to my hand ever since.

I was wondering if there was anything legally I could do

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Animal / Dog Law, Health Care Law and Insurance Bad Faith for California on
Q: Hello, I want more information on going after my pet insurance “lemonade” for bad faith and false advertising. thank you

i recently took my 4 pound puppy into the vet for vomiting. doctor said he was having too many treats for his size and had a swollen liver. i was charged a bill of $1300 and Lemonade denied my claim for reimbursement because they believe vomiting is a “pre existing condition” even though that... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for California on
Q: Should I give my insurance company access to my EDR after a minor accident?

I was involved in a minor accident where I was rear ended. My insurance company (Mercury) is asking for a request to my EDR.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 16, 2024

A California attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Until you are able to consult with a local attorney about state-specific insurance laws, the general premise followed nationwide is that a policyholder is required to cooperate with their insurance carrier for... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: My husband and I along with our toddler lived with a severe roach infestation for 9 months . Is 1 million reasonable ?

We lived on a military base. I have a settlement demand meeting tomorrow and I plan to ask for 1 million for various breaches and pain and suffering. Is asking for one million for me, my husband and toddler a reasonable amount ?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 11, 2024

A California attorney might be able to advise best, but you mention a hearing tomorrow. It's difficult for attorneys on a public forum to comment on the value of cases - they can be fact-specific in their settings, region, and the forum. There isn't much time to research the matter... View More

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0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death for California on
Q: Doctors failed to diagnose cancer in my mother's scans and surgery. Is it a good time now to file a lawsuit?

My mother was diagnosed with metastatic cancer last month (June 2024) out of the blue. She had her adrenal gland removed in 2022 for Cushing's disease (rare). Before surgery, the CT scan said "likely benign", and the pathology report also said benign. I just got second opinions back... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: Hello, I am living in a duplex with toxic mold. I have reached out to my landlord several times letting them know.

It has left me bedridden and unable to work. It was over a month and a half ago that I mentioned anything and rent is due. I’ve tried to contact so many lawyers but haven’t heard back. Do I have the right to waive rent? I have the mold report and my health report and everything.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for California on
Q: What do I do if my personal injury lawyer is doing things wrong to my case had me sign forms i didn't understand hes hol

Holding my settlement checks he never scheduled the caropractice apointments.who do I talk to I need help i never received compensation for loss of wages never got any paper work showing or explaining to me whats going on.its been 7 months now.

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jul 8, 2024

If I were you, I would send a letter (not an email) requesting an office conference within the next thirty days to review your case, to discuss its current status, and to determine your case strategy moving forward.

Typically, attorneys and law firms do not schedule healthcare appointments...
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0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Identity Theft and Insurance Bad Faith for California on
Q: What are the laws for car ownership in CA? My grandma took my car and she won't tell me where it's at I need it back

My grandma who went with me and offered to be a co signer so I can purchase a car with my own money $5,000 and she OFFERED TO ADD ME TO HER INSURANCE and than after three days she went and got a loan to pay for car she also took my name off the papers ownership she did this without my knowledge... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Health Care Law and Legal Malpractice for California on
Q: Motion to compel further privileged or protected responses

Is motion pursuant to section 2031.285(d)(1) needed, if receiving party submits motion to compel further discovery responses?

Seems like redundant.

Plaintiff demanded privilege log as one of production demands

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: What statutes and rules are in relevance to compelling further responses to production demands for electronically stored

What statutes and rules are in relevance to compelling further responses to production demands for electronically stored information?

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