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0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for California on
Q: A car pulled up infront of me causing me to crash into his car with my e-scooter but he just drove off. What should I do

I recently turned 16 and bought an e scooter to go to school. I'm taking the Drivers Ed so I do not have my permit yet. I was in the right when I crashed but I'm worried that I will be the on at wrong because I have not gotten my permit. The accident happened at my school's parking... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for California on
Q: if person did not authorize medical provider to release medical records

Can attorney subpoena medical provider for release of medical records, if person did not authorize medical provider to release medical records?

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on Feb 28, 2024

Yes. A subpoena is a court order.

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0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Legal Malpractice for Michigan on
Q: Why did my attorney cash the settlement check written to me rather than send it directly to me?

Why did my attorney cash the settlement check written to me rather than send it directly to me? Why would there be 2 claim numbers and why would the insurance send my attorney 2 checks? One was for the attorney's amount, one was for my amount. Why would my attorney cash them and send me a... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Nevada on
Q: Hello i donate plasma here in las vegas and every other time i go, there talking to other employees while inserting

The need and makes blood squirt out my arm 3 times now and laugh say sorry, wrap it up and next in line. Now my arm hurts for more then 3 weeks now.

0 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: Can I sue the birth control company? I was 4 months pregnant and did not know it. She was born with hypoplastic toes .

She had to go to a special doctor they said she would never walk. But man you should see her.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for California on
Q: Service of process of motion pursuant ccp 473(b) can be by mail?

Service of process of motion pursuant ccp 473(b) can be by mail?

Motion to set aside dismissal in medical malpractice case.

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answered on Feb 28, 2024

Under California law, particularly pursuant to the California Code of Civil Procedure (CCP) section 473(b), service of process for a motion, including a motion to set aside a dismissal in a medical malpractice case, can indeed be performed by mail. This section provides relief from a judgment or... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: I want to know what lawyer to call for a botched investigation and CPS and cops both lying in court and on papers.

We were wrongly accused by a neighbor that we didn't want to hang out with anymore and this person told our neighbors that she was going to ruin our lives by tell the police that my wife and I traveled the United States going from hotel to hotel molesting children and even though All the... View More

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answered on Feb 27, 2024

In California, if you're facing a situation where you believe an investigation was mishandled and there were falsehoods presented in court by Child Protective Services (CPS) and police, seeking legal advice from an attorney experienced in civil rights or family law is advisable. These... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Personal Injury and Legal Malpractice for Florida on
Q: Can I sue a police department for not doing their job by not properly investigating a murder?

The case file in the beginning, ended up missing all the information given, and the second detective ended up with an empty case file, and no one knows where all the information went. There’s more to this as well.

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answered on Feb 28, 2024

Yes, you may have grounds to file a lawsuit against the police department for negligence or failure to properly investigate a murder. The mishandling of crucial case information, such as missing files and empty case folders, raises serious concerns about the department's handling of the... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for California on
Q: I hit a car on the bike lane but the driver drove off. What can I do?

I just turned 16 and I'm taking my drivers ED to get my permit. I was riding my e scooter on the bike lane. Some car came out of our schools parking real fast blocking my way. He probably didn't check the bike lane because I was only 1 meters away from the parking exit. He wasn't... View More

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answered on Feb 27, 2024

In California, if you're involved in a collision while riding an e-scooter in the bike lane, the fact that you do not have a driver's permit is not directly relevant to the incident. The key factors are adherence to traffic laws and the circumstances of the collision. Riding an e-scooter... View More

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0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: Are personal injury attorneys supposed to contact you first because mine contacted me. I didn't even give him my number

I along with my friend, were both injured at the hands of somebody else. This is my friend's lawyer that he hired. But by the word of my friendin request. The lawyer says I'm calling you because your friend said to call you cause you need legal representation. Then the lawyer proceeded to... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Animal / Dog Law and Libel & Slander for Louisiana on
Q: Can I call the police and or sue an employee of a vets office that use my personal information for a personal matter?

I was contacted about an employee that was involved in and auto incident. The employee admitted to me over the phone and in for the doctor and myself that she used my dog's file to find out my information to contact me regarding this incident. The problem was it was not me nor the person she... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Small Claims for Texas on
Q: If my ex-wife filed a protective order from a different state all because she knows I’m taking her back to court over

The custody of our children to obtain or custody from my belief, or to be vindictive stay it information on the subpoena I received from county deputy answering information she would have no knowledge of

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: What happens when the first lawyer gets paid from trust fund and there is $left over who dose that left over money go to

When I settle my case my Lowyer put $in a trust fund a it was a few thousand it was to pay first Lowyer .the first Lowyer he gets paid and there still money in the trust fund left over who supposed to get left over money in trust fund?and dose that money accumulate interest?

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answered on Feb 27, 2024

Under California law, when a lawyer receives funds on behalf of a client and places those funds in a trust account, the handling of any leftover funds is governed by specific legal and ethical guidelines. If there's money remaining in the trust fund after the first lawyer has been paid, those... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: I live in a shelter . I'm suffering from mold exposure . It's visable and also I was held hostage by another participate

For nearly 8 hours under her bed frame she held my leg on the railing causing it to almost break . It was the staff that found me and preyed me out . I have since then been to the hospital 2 they thought I had lead poising .

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answered on Feb 27, 2024

Under California law, if you're experiencing harm due to mold exposure in a shelter, you have rights that can protect your health and well-being. Mold exposure can lead to serious health issues, and living conditions in shelters are expected to meet certain safety and health standards. If... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Gaming for Colorado on
Q: colorado lottery office they had me sign winning scratch off tickets and claim form and was not awarded my winning prize

Why did they have me fill out claim form and not award my prize?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: If I am renting a 3 bedroom home and there was black-mold and asbestos found does landlord have to relocate me and kids

If i ask for a Americans disability reasonable accommodation and she ignores the request what can i do

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answered on Feb 26, 2024

Under California law, landlords are required to maintain rental properties in a habitable condition, which includes addressing hazardous conditions like black mold and asbestos that can pose serious health risks. If such conditions are present in your home, your landlord is responsible for... View More

Q: If you're old employer lies in a workmanc comp hearing can you sue for deformation ? He committed perjury.

"I am currently seeking legal representation to address the egregious actions taken against me by Robbins Chevrolet. This includes filing a lawsuit against them for the perjury committed during two hearings, defamation of character, and any other legal avenues available to seek justice for the... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Feb 26, 2024

Generally speaking, statements made during the course of judicial or administrative proceedings are subject to the affirmative defense of absolute privilege in any subsequent defamation proceeding. That means such statements cannot provide an avenue for a claim for damages.

If your...
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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Personal Injury for Wyoming on
Q: Hello, can I get an example of a new and different law reinforcing an already existing law?

I ask this question as an addendum to an older question that asked: If one law says that X or Y should (or should not) be done, can a new and different law say the same thing?

0 Answers | Asked in Libel & Slander, Personal Injury and Real Estate Law for Georgia on
Q: Post ambulance ride found was fitted with shenzhen mindray and audibell sonic remote abuse. Neighbor owned EMS. Help.

My neighbor is a realtor and her family own hospice and EMT company. They took liberties with my body while unconscious and I’ve been home and suffering for three years. They are protected by local police and I am assaulted and burned in my home for three years now while this family filled with a... View More

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