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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: I only have a couple of weeks before the statue of limitations on auto accident can I still get an attorney
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Oct 2, 2022

legally yes.

However, most lawyers do not want to take a case at the last minute and be forced to file without having all the evidence................unless it is a major case with good supportive evidence.

0 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability for Illinois on
Q: Can a lawyer represent me on this medical malpractice lawsuit? Cook County IL . 85M - Hospital left a object inside me

85M - medical malpractice - Loyola Hospital left a foreign object inside my body. The negligence of Loyola hospital nurses when they said they was injecting medicine in my body they actually was illeaglly injecting a electronic transmitter device in my body without my knowledge. I went into a... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Personal Injury for North Carolina on
Q: I have been exposed to a violent felonious contractor by a home repair directory. Should I contact an attorney first?

The company is supposed to do background checks before allowing contractors into their network. Not only is he a violent, habitual felon (assault on a female, larceny) he is also unlicensed and has stolen money from other homeowners. He has been verbally aggressive with me and refused to give me... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Personal Injury for South Carolina on
Q: a dog keeps charges people and other animals. They have been told multiple times not to bring it out what can be done
Roy Willey
Roy Willey
answered on Oct 2, 2022

In South Carolina there is strict liability for dog attacks. If someone is injured as a result of a dog attack (even in attempting to get away from a charging dog where there is no bite) the owner of the dog is responsible. Absent that, you might consider contacting your local animal control to... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith, Insurance Defense, Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for California on
Q: California Seatbelt defense falsely being claimed by defense counsel

Filed in pro per civil unlimited against negligent driver that rear ended me and was cited for speeding at scene of accident. Went to hospital and have been treating for spinal injury. Defense counsel for Kemper responded to suit by claiming plaintiff, (myself) not wearing seatbelt. However, I was,... Read more »

William John Light
William John Light
answered on Oct 2, 2022

Defendants get to assert defenses. They have to prove them by a preponderance of the evidence. You are entitled to dispute the defenses. That happens at trial by testimony or other evidence. Since there has been no trial, you have no right to prevent the Defendants from claiming this defense.

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0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Delaware on
Q: I was taken to Ori Behavioral Health Center and while going through the intake process I was being attacked by one of th

I was taking to RI International Behavioral Health Center and while going through the intake process answering questions from the intake rep one of the patients started to attack me as soon as they settled him down then they come running for me pick me up and take me to a side room and give me two... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Animal / Dog Law for Washington on
Q: Hi I rented a car from enterprise like a week ago and on a chilly night my teacup pup was under the driver's seat and I

I had the heated seat option on and my 5 month old puppy got 1st degree burns on his hind leg. What do I do about the vet bill he's had ac surgery

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Insurance Bad Faith, Landlord - Tenant and White Collar Crime for Oregon on
Q: Is it legal for a landlord to have ones neighbors spy and follow them around. Neighbors who share walls document all?

I believe my landlord is colluding with my surrounding neighbors in order to gain information about the way I live so that they may navigate renters insurance the best way. For 6 months this has caused me extreme mental distress to the point where I tried to kill myself out of hopelessness and... Read more »

Gregory L Abbott
Gregory L Abbott
answered on Oct 1, 2022

Hard to see how someone else affects your renters insurance but nothing you have posted appears to be unlawful. Also is very hard to see why you would elect suicide over just moving elsewhere. You would likely be better served to focus your efforts on getting adequate counseling and care rather... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Q: Lived in the house as a guest for two years contributed but the owner who had a gambling addiction and was violent

I lost a week of work and then some after I was locked out by the owner after he used my paycheck for gambling instead of paying the water bill, that was turned off again . Having experienced his emotional violent episodes before . I was in motion to relocate and couldn't leave fast enough, my... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: Yes I have at first I didn’t think about them fixing it I’m not that kind of lady. But I can’t afford it. So is there a

Neglected attorney near me

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Sep 30, 2022

one is only responsible if they were negligent.

a lawyer would want more facts.

were there wits?

were they all the same?

every lawyer has a different criteria...........we don't take a case that is more than a week or so, old.

we don't know what you...
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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: On 4/29 a friend offered me a foster farms corn dog I had purchased on the 3rd of april it broke my tooth& upper. Can u

Can u help me I tried to fixe myself but insurance won’t cover. I’m 61 I did ask for my center tooth to knock out and cracked my upper plate. The stick was all the way to the top of corn dog so I bit down right on the stick no hot dog. I don’t know what to do I can’t agord to the work done... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Sep 30, 2022

i suggest you make an appt asap with a local attorney specializing in negligence.

an attorney would want to go into more detail as to the facts of this matter.

if this happened on 4/29/22 I am guessing you have talked to lawyers who have rejected the case. Is that correct?

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: My son was hit by another vehicle last summer. Do I need to keep our policy open while its still in litigation?

My son used his private insurance for medical bills. The other driver didn't give his insurance info until later on..the attorney he has does not specialize in auto accidents and I feel he is being screwed on any settlement to pay back the medical costs. I want to switch auto insurance... Read more »

Dan Rowan Cortright
Dan Rowan Cortright
answered on Sep 30, 2022

You can switch insurance companies now without a problem. The duty of your insurance to pay on a claim relates to the operative time period of the policy, so if you had coverage with the former insurance company at the time of the accident that policy is responsible to pay the losses associated... Read more »

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0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Domestic Violence, International Law and Sexual Harassment for Oklahoma on
Q: The president won't respond, what should I do?

My name is Laci Saulmon, me and my kids are hurting in audio which is unsubconsciously worldwide hearing I believe, new equipment from the a1 t-lady. Please say you know what I'm talking about.

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice, Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Civil Rights for New York on
Q: Why is it so difficult to get a lawyer/attorney to respond to us or to get legal advice? We are paying customers.

The situation involves illegal sedation of a disabled person in a group home with evidence, and neglect/abuse with evidence. The group home agency has failed to correct the situation or address the situation appropriately on so many levels it's mind-blowing. We also want to sue for... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 30, 2022

I'm sorry for your family's ordeal. Although this site doesn't operate like a lawyer referral service, the closest feature here is the Find-a-Lawyer tab above. You could use it to supplement searches you've already conducted. There's also a Lawyer Referral resource with the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Criminal Law, Employment Law and Personal Injury for California on
Q: California CCP 170.6. Granted Nov/21. Then I filed " BLANK " motion in August 2022 and the disqualified J is back ?

It's a commissioner not a judge . And the Honorable un separate action took RJN of the Disqualified Case. within consistent ' FACTS ' noticed. 3rd world....

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Sep 30, 2022

if this is a Commissioner and not a judge, just don't stipulate..........don't waste your 170.6

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant, Personal Injury, Real Estate Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for Hawaii on
Q: Rented home,w/o alarms, fixed rotten stairs prior to moving in,nor got check 4 repair,not renting condition, able 2 sue?

investigation found zero fireworks or any known combustible items near reported start of fire investigator’s/landlords insurance determined cause unknown. First week moving in home, off and on we would smell burning wood but didn’t see smoke, (ironically the location witnesses... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Environmental for Wisconsin on
Q: Is it legal for Liquid Driftable Pesticides and Herbicides to be Sprayed in High Winds in Excess of 15 to 34 or more mph

I have Security Camera Video Proof Of My Neighbors Lawn Pesticide Applicators Spraying On Days With High Winds. I have Extreme Chemical Sensitivity Illness with A Genomic Blood Test 16 pg Report Proving My Illness. Also Proving That every exposure is compounding my bodies Toxicity. Which I... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Indiana on
Q: My dentist did an upper arch restoration in the wrong color, crooked, and now I talk with a lisp and have TMD.

I paid a lot of money to have dental work done a year ago (over $10K), and it was all wrong. He cut corners, lied about everything and then refused to fix it or refund it when I asked (multiple times). I voice-recorded all the conversations. I requested a copy of my records and he lied in those and... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Delaware on
Q: AUTO ACCIDENT - Not my fault. At a stop, left turn signal on, waiting for opposite traffic to past and SLAMMED into.

His insurance covered my totalled car... thats it. My insurance can't pay lost wages, because the year prior my company was closed due to covid but I had the option to work this year, if able.

I can not walk more than 2 minutes, my back locks, I have to sit. I filed disability but... Read more »

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