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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Car Accidents for California on
Q: How to get compensated for parked car accident?

Someone hit my roomate's parked vehicle a week ago. The police haven't released the insurance info of the woman who hit her car. They said it will be avail next week. My roomate is not making money for 2nd job because of this incident. She is an Instacart shopper. She plans to rent a very... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Apr 17, 2021

SINCE IT WAS A PARKED VEHICLE WITHOUT ANY PERSONAL INJURY, YOU ARE NOT GOING TO GET A LAWYER ON A CONTINGENCY.

IF YOU HIRE A LAWYER IT WILL BE ON AN HOURLY.

WHEN YOU ASCERTAIN INS CO, SEND LETTER MEMORIALIZING WHAT HAPPENED AND THAT BECAUSE OF THIS INCIDENT THE OWNER SUFFERED THE...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Personal Injury for California on
Q: So I think everyone is aware of the “Suffocate me with you thighs” jokes people make. But if that were to actually

Happen and someone loses their life, what would the person with the thighs be charged with?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Apr 14, 2021

Subvaginal constriction……..?

If it was accidental maybe nothing or battery.

If intentional then manslaughter or murder

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: What do I do if Lawyer stops communicating with me? There is a scheduled Summary Judgment tomorrow.

Lawyer told me I would not receive any of the settlement because he will invest the money.

William John Light
William John Light answered on Apr 14, 2021

Contact the State Bar and make a complaint if you attorney won't talk to you and/or won't disburse your settlement funds.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Native American Law for California on
Q: I was injured in an attack by a patron while at The Spa Casino in Palm Springs. Medical bills $20k, how to proceed?

I have until May 15th to settle any claims against them. I am 71yrs. old.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Apr 12, 2021

more info will be needed.

you should contact a Personal Injury Lawyer asap....and one that understands Indian Law, as they have their own tribal court..........assuming you are going after them.

you will have to show why the casino might be responsible for a patron's...
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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: Where can I find an attorney that will take a prisoners rights case that contains deliberate indifference?

The incident involves State prison and correctional health executives transferring over 100 prisoners from a Covid19 Hotspot to another facility that had no Covid19 cases. I was among those at the receiving facility who then became ill as a result of that transfer. The executives acted with... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Apr 10, 2021

You can find many good law firms in and around Oakland and San Francisco who are experts in civil rights cases of the kind you describe. It seems you already have developed a good bit of evidence to support your case. I suggest you prepare a chronology of the events, if you haven't already... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Car Accidents for California on
Q: Torrance PD refused to accept my claim of hit-and-run?

Today while crossing the street I was intentionally hit by a van, which immediately sped away. My gf managed to take a photo of it and we called Torrance PD to report the incident. Patrol car arrived and two officers questioned both me and gf, but seems they were hesitant to do anything. In fact,... Read more »

David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Apr 9, 2021

It is only a crime if you were injured or property was damaged. I hope that you are okay.

Good luck!

3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury and Products Liability for California on
Q: wife injured in her car. crashed in neighbors drvway 15 ft below us. She was the driver. Car was totaled.

air bag did not deploy. shoulder belt not wrkg fractured chest bone. Knee hurt. BMW X3'19

can we sue bmw faulty safety eqpt

Scott Richard Kaufman
Scott Richard Kaufman answered on Apr 9, 2021

So sorry to hear this. Yes, you can sue. Winning is always another matter, but, unlike criminal law, which requires a verdict "beyond a reasonable doubt" in civil law, you need only "more likely than not" or 50% plus a smidge. Still, they can admit fault and there be an... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: When it comes to car accidents car insurance , For billing purposes is medpay from the portion of medical from your

Car insurance or

Is it from what's known here in california as medcal

Neil Bhartia
Neil Bhartia answered on Apr 5, 2021

If you have medpay in your own insurance coverage, then your own insurance provider will pay for your medical bills up until a certain amount. Many people have a $5,000 medical payment benefit added to their policy.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Consumer Law, Civil Litigation and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: can i sue and/or press charges on anytimemailbox.com for my mail being brought home and opened without authorization?

the operator of one of anytimemailbox’s site’s is also currently refusing to give me my mail which is currently at the operatior’s HOME and not the anytimemailbox address.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Apr 2, 2021

MORE INFO NEEDED

YOU CAN ALWAYS SUE........THE ISSUE IS WILL YOU WIN AND THEN ARE THERE PROVABLE DAMAGES.

I WOULD ASSUME IF HE IS RECEIVING MAIL VIA POST OFFICE, THAT HE WOULD HAVE TO COMPLY WITH THE SAME RULES AS IMPOSED ON THEM.......I HAVE NEVER HEARD OF THIS AND WOULD REPORT TO...
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1 Answer | Asked in Native American Law, Personal Injury and Gaming for California on
Q: Chemical burns at Indian casino..how should I proceed?

I was recently can really meet at a California Indian casino when I suffered chemical burns on the back of my legs due to sitting down on a chair that had been treated with the chemicals that they spray to disinfect against Covid. This caused me severe pain and swelling and caused me to go into... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Mar 28, 2021

more info needed.

you may have a case but the complicating factor is you need not only a PI lawyer but one with experience suing Indian tribes

google for local PI lawyers to see if they have this kind of experience.

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Traffic Tickets and Civil Rights for California on
Q: If someone is suing can i sue the same person as well?

Can i join another person lawsuit for financial compensation?

John Karas
John Karas answered on Mar 26, 2021

Your question has absolutely nothing to do with criminal law. If you want to sue someone, that's a CIVIL matter.

Just because someone else is suing someone, doesn't mean you can join their lawsuit (or file an independent action against that defendant). to "get on the gravy...
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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for California on
Q: in california... how do i file for a contempt charge in Civil law....

the guy that i was in court against lost our case and was ordered to pay my lawyer fees immediatly... that was almost six months ago..

I tried filing on a FL-410 and the window clerk said that was incorrect form but was unable to tell me the correct form.

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Mar 24, 2021

If they were ordered to pay your attorney fees then you should have the attorney handle the matter. You should have a contract with your attorney that covers such situations. Your attorney needs to confirm with the court how much you paid your attorney.

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1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Elder Law for California on
Q: Pro per Plaintiff had civil suit reassigned without my knowledge. Is there any procedure to discover why in California?

During initial hearing before new judge, it seemed as if she was not familiar with the case. She did not ask Defendant's atty to declare his presence so I have no idea if anyone was actually present. Lastly, she seemed completely befuddled, as though she had no idea what she was doing.

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Mar 21, 2021

It's hard to know exactly your role in the case. Are you a defendant? Do you have an attorney? Without more information we can't really give you a good answer. If you have an attorney you should ask them. If you don't and you are a party in the case you should strongly consider... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Car Accidents and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Hello I'm Dilling with a big problem I really just need a fast answer I was arresteded by 2 deactivate whn they stopped

Me They took my bonds. i got a hold of them whn I brought my car I've had now for about 10mons. now.how can I go about ths please help me

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Mar 17, 2021

sorry, i don't understand your question

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Health Care Law for California on
Q: Hello. I have been waiting for a tonsillectomy for over 2 month now.

They have failed to provide me with information about what had to be done in order to fix a mistake with my insurance and were giving me misleading information. At the end of all, it appeared to be that someone made a mistake and my insurance was wrongly put in. I have been waiting for a long time,... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Mar 15, 2021

more facts needed.

during covid, everything is upside down.

if they did anything wrong it sounds like damages might be less than $10k.

thus you could consider small claims court.

however, I would write out a demand before doing anything and after seeing a lawyer.

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2 Answers | Asked in Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for California on
Q: I was attacked and stabbed in a mobile home park. Due too ligjting and security my attacker runs free .

The land owner immediately tried too comtact me threatened top get a restraining order on me.i did not resspond .i wish too get compensation now.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Mar 15, 2021

you need to write out all the info and make an appointment with a LOCAL PI lawyer to review to see if you have a cause of action.

it would appear that lights and cameras would not have stopped this from happening.

But, it might have led to the arrest

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2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Personal Injury for California on
Q: How responsible is a manger of a bar if a customer is threatening violence and the owner still allows them to come in?

I told the owners we dont feel safe but they still allow her to come in. she has hit one security guard so far. Told 2 servers she would cause physical harm but the owners wont listen. they let her come back.

William John Light
William John Light answered on Mar 12, 2021

Unclear who you are. If you are a co-worker, and you are physically attacked by a customer, you have a workers compensation claim against your employer, and a personal injury claim against the customer.

If you are a customer, and the business has knowledge of the violent propensities of a...
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5 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: I had a personal injury where I walked into a glass wall that was not obvious. Apparently, several people have walked

into it. The building manager was vey nice , I was knocked unconscious and sent to the hospital. The 3rd party that handles the building insurance claims was not very nice to me although they did reimbursed my health insurance company's payments. The two year anniversary is on 4/1.... Read more »

Alexander Bakhache Perez
Alexander Bakhache Perez answered on Mar 12, 2021

It would depend on what you goals are in the case, to get a monetary settlement it would depend on what your injuries are still and what they were for the past 2 years.

Very short notice to file case if not filed immediately for the 2 years of your accident otherwise SOL will bar you from...
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Q: My heating pad recently caught fire, I filed a complaint, now they are requesting it be mailed to them.

To see what went wrong. My question is, is it safe to mail in the product, prior to being compensated? Do companies try to request failed products, to avoid compensation? Essentially taking my proof?

The heating pad burned part of my mattress, my body was not blister burned, but very red... Read more »

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Mar 3, 2021

If you have a personal injury claim you should talk to an attorney first. They most likely would have an expert evaluate it and keep it as evidence in your case. If you didn't get hurt very badly then it most likely will be hard to get an attorney. They should compensate you for a new mattress... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: I live across a high school baseball field. If I or my family gets hit by a foul ball can I sue the school?

I live in California. Foul balls land on my driveway, patio, at times hit my house.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 28, 2021

Did you notify the school and ask them to put of a fence? Generally, you have a technical trespass claim, and that would cover any injuries. If its a problem for the neighborhood maybe send a joint letter to the school board and copy your city council representative.

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