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4 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Personal Injury for California on
Q: Can you help me sue my employer, the city of Oakland.

I have a workers comp case (Psych) as a result of bullying and threating by an operations manager. 1. I was retaliated against for filing a complaint (Denied a promotion, interference by Director of Public Works in the Workers Comp process) . 2. I was also harassed, discriminated against and... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen answered on Sep 13, 2021

Unfortunately, this Q&A site is not a place to ask attorneys to contact you to work for you.

If you can prove you were harassed and discriminated against because of your religious beliefs, you may well have a meritorious legal claim.

Whether or not you would have a meritorious...
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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Copyright and Arbitration / Mediation Law for California on
Q: His do I file a formal writ to the courts for personal possession?
Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Sep 13, 2021

Some Judicial Council forms deal with the right to possession. They can be found on your Local Superior Court website under "Forms: State forms". They may give you some ideas, and they will cite some statutes regarding writs for possession. Consult a local attorney about recovering... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: If a child breaks my child's glasses should the parents be responsible?

A boy (12) took my daughters (11) brand new (less than 1 month old) glasses off her school desk and threw them across the classroom. Hard enough to break one of the arms off of them. I now have to replace them. The 2 kids weren't fighting or rough housing etc before hand. It was completely... Read more »

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Sep 11, 2021

Yes, a 12 year old knows this behavior is wrong and it is wrong to damage some else's property. You should consult with the teacher and the principal and present the bill to the parents for the child. If they don't pay, take them to small claims court, it will be a good lesson for... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Personal Injury, Insurance Defense and Small Claims for California on
Q: If loaner company knew I had a nonowners insurance policy does that mean they are held liable for any damage done tocar

They didn’t offer additional coverage, knew I had nonowners & loaned a vehicle. Vehicle was damaged & nonowner policy won’t cover it saying they should’ve never let me drive away with it. Am I responsible for the damages to the car? Or are they because of negligent entrustment?

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Sep 11, 2021

Normally "negligent entrustment" is when someone entrusts property to a third person who then injures you. Claiming to be the incompetent person to whom the property was entrusted is an interesting legal theory but it may not fly in court. You don't say how the car was damaged.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Civil Litigation for California on
Q: Do I have to serve all copies of court papers through defendants registered agent in California
Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Sep 1, 2021

You need to serve the initial papers on the registered agent and then what usually happens is they appoint an attorney to handle the matter. From there forward you would serve all your documents on the attorney representing the Corporation or LLC.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for California on
Q: been sued by insurance company for over 107,000$ I was involved in car accident with motorcycle I didn’t had insurance

They put it at my fault because i was turning to the left when out of saddens a motorcycle hit my rear passenger side door but there was no damage in the motorcycle and the guy walking normal now I don’t have that much money what should I do what’s my opinions if anyone can help let me know... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 23, 2021

MUCH MORE INFO IS NEEDED.

HOWEVER, THE PERSON TURNING LEFT IS USUALLY PRESUMED TO BE AT FAULT........BUT SO IS THE PERSON REAR-ENDING YOU.

I ASSUME THEY ARE SAYING NO SIGNAL BY YOU SO NO NOTICE OF TURN.

I SUSPECT THIS CASE WAS SOME TIME AGO AS IT TAKES A LONG TIME TO GET A...
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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Business Law for California on
Q: I need help suing a business that has been harassing me. Which area of law is it?

There is a business that is improperly treating the premises on which they work and disobeying simply given instructions and being evasive and uncooperative both in general and when trying to get a copy of the Terms of Use, client agreements, and other basic legal paperwork, and they refuse to... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 5, 2021

you need a business litigation lawyer........

however, they normally don't handle cases like this on a contingency.............

soooo, you will have to come up with a retainer in all likelihood..

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for California on
Q: Could I fire my lawyer, take the offer that my lawyer rejected on my own?
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 5, 2021

you can always fire your lawyer and get a new one or handle on your own.

the lawyer's name will be on the settlement check and he would probably set up a hearing before a judge to determine quantum meruit..........payment for what work he did

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for California on
Q: Are IIED cases successful?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 3, 2021

A California attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Cases based on a cause of action for intentional infliction of emotional distress could be successful, but they can also be tough cases. Some firms could be reluctant to take handle them n a contingency... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: Experienced hair loss and scalp irritation from these products. How do I go about suing them for pain and suffering?

v. Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 3, 2021

A California attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. You could research online to learn about the disposition of the case, and the law firms associated with it. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Civil Rights for California on
Q: HOW DO I GET A LAWYER TO HELP WITH MY ISSUE??

Years ago I was injured in the custody of the LA county sheriffs department. The injury left me with a brain and spine injury and diagnosed with an uncontrollable movement disorder. Apparently I had 2 years to file the claim, however I was in the sheriffs custody for 3 years. Can I still file a... Read more »

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Aug 2, 2021

You need to sit down with an attorney who can analyze your situation. Were you in prison? Did you ever file a Government Tort Claim. These are other questions need to be answered in order for someone to see if you have any options still available.

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2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Personal Injury and Banking for California on
Q: My checking account was cleared by the bank of nearly $9,000.00 for a debt that is not mine. The bank will not return $.

Debt belongs to ex husband. Debt was granted and incurred post divorce by 2 years. Divorced 2015, his alleged debt was applied for in 2017 and (per the ex) . Both myself and my ex have tried prior to this to remove his name from the account but WF gave us a terrible time and couldn’t figure it... Read more »

Yelena Gurevich
Yelena Gurevich answered on Jul 26, 2021

You need to call and speak to a lawyer right away. This is not something you can resolve by posting on this forum. You will likely need to hire an attorney to have this resolved.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: What's the next step when you receive a demurrer and answer from two different defendants ?

I filed a personal injury action against defendants, and listed the security company and the bar in the lawsuit. The attorney representing the bar responded with a demurrer and the attorney representing the security company filed an answer.

The attorney representing the bar also filed an... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jul 26, 2021

more info is needed.

however, you clearly need a lawyer. the defense will just paper you to death.

you have to deal with each party you sued.

if there is a demurer they are arguing there is not enough evidence...........

if an answer is filed you have to set further...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Personal Injury for California on
Q: Is it to late to file charges for assault?

I was assated by a girl I know a month ago leaving me with a bruised eye. Ii have pictures as well as people whom she told she did it. She also told them I did not touch her. Now she's saying I hit her. I have pics of us both I have a black eye she does not in pics. The pics were taken the... Read more »

Joseph Abrams
Joseph Abrams answered on Jul 26, 2021

While it's not too late to file a police report about the incident, the delay in reporting may effect the strength of the evidence and whether or not authorities will want to pursue the case. If you do file, be sure to have all your evidence in order and be able to explain truthfully exactly... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: I'm being harassed nmy privacy is invaded by drones, can I sue the drone operators or the department their employed by?

Duration of harassment is almost 1 yr. Drones are tracking my movements inside my home n following me as I drive. I believe it's law enforcement related n I know the location of their llaunch site but they won't allow me to confront them without threatening behavior from personal

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jul 23, 2021

anyone can sue anyone for anything at any time.

the question is will you win.

i don't handle drone cases............however, if there is a case and you can't find a lawyer, you can always consider small claims court.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Civil Litigation, Personal Injury and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: how to write appellants opening brief/ eng. barrrier personal injury./breach of contract 80 % senior citizen disable

first atty delay more than two years never contract clients /call jury trial court hearing coming don;t want continue rep. clients/ will referral new subs attorney / after subs attorney also delay never return call push to meidiation forcebily accept than subs cash money slipt 40 % with first... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jul 23, 2021

more info and clearer info is needed.

it sounds like you are trying to do a legal malpractice case against your lawyer/s???

i don't handle that type of case.

you should consider contacting legal aid in the town in which you live.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: Do I have to respond to a intent to sue letter from an attorney asking me to remove a review from yelp and pay fees?

I left a review on Yelp for a daycare and shared my story and now the owner claims I have defamed her business.

Tobie Brina Waxman
Tobie Brina Waxman answered on Jul 23, 2021

The intent to sue letter is being sent to you as a courtesy to give you a heads up of their plans to sue unless you remove the review. How you respond to it, or even if you respond is up to you. A response is not legally required. You can remove the review and avoid being sued or don't... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Business Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Should I include motion to serve statement of damages in my motion to serve summons and complaint by alternative method

I am a plaintiff in pro per in a civil lawsuit in California and defendants have being evading service of process.

I sued the corporations and its owners individually as I intend to lift the corporate veil to hold them personally liable.

First they dissolved the company in May 2019... Read more »

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Jul 22, 2021

There are many reasons why you would need to serve a Statement of Damages. It's not easy to answer your question in this forum without more information but I suggest that if one is required then you might as well serve it without the complaint.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Personal Injury and Real Estate Law for California on
Q: Can a court sign my name on a inter-spousal deed?

My home burned down in a fire, I am a joint tenant on the deed with my ex we had a post judgment in 2011 that we remained together after.

We never signed anything, he never submitted his financial or declaration of disclosure. We paid off both loans with first proceeds agreeing to split... Read more »

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Jul 22, 2021

Your question is a little hard to answer with the information provided. You should sit down in person (or by phone) with an attorney for a consultation where they can dive in deeper and get more facts. That should give you a good idea of what your options are. I would do this right away in case you... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: What can I do about harassment

From a neighbor in a condominium association

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jul 16, 2021

more info is needed.

the easy answer is to talk to the HOA.

otherwise, you can retain a lawyer to deal with it legally.

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