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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: Insurance company refusing to cover saying that I used a car in scope of business when it is not what really happened.

I rear ended a car after picking up my daughter from preschool and was driving to check out cleaning in one of homes I work with (I am in real estate, don't do cleaning myself), appointment got canceled and after I got into accident. My insurance agent had me on phone saying that I make money of... Read more »

William John Light
William John Light answered on Feb 25, 2020

Maybe. An attorney would have to investigate what it is, exactly, that you do for a living, what you were doing at the time of the collision, and what you told your insurer. You will need a consultation with an attorney to determine whether you have a case worth pursuing.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: Wondering if this CVC code would be helpful to me?

I was recently hit by a car on my bike. I was going the wrong way on a one-way street. The guy in the car is simultaneously believing he isn't at fault, but is scared to give me his insurance info and thus refusing. Would California Code, Vehicle Code - VEH 21650 allow me to be biking in the... Read more »

William John Light
William John Light answered on Feb 20, 2020

No.

3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for California on
Q: I’m in California and was hit by a car on my bike, I’m wondering who is at fault?

I was on my bike just leaving my house, it was on a tiny one way street that I was going the opposite direction on. He pulled out of a driveway turning right and I tried to avoid him, but he turned extra wide and didn’t see me or didn’t stop for whatever reason until he hit me. I was knocked... Read more »

William John Light
William John Light answered on Feb 18, 2020

Sounds like your fault. You were going in the wrong direction on the street. He was looking to his left, turning right, because that is the direction from which traffic would be expected. I suppose that you have an argument that he should have looked to his right as well because of the potential... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: I am sueing some one for personal Injury for general neglected, the person telling everyone I am furadulent ,

Can I add deflation to my personal Injury, this store owner telling other business to band me , so far 2 store have, he telling them I am fraudulent

Manuel Alzamora Juarez
Manuel Alzamora Juarez answered on Feb 18, 2020

Yes, if you have already filed your complaint, you can amend it and add your new cause of action. best of luck.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Environmental for California on
Q: I'm seeking representation for the dangerous recklessness endangerment of my Land, farm, water soil, air and my Person.

by Sierra Pacific Industries who sprayed 1000's of gallons of Agent Orange on their property adjacent to me. I suffered 21 days breathing this toxic soup and now suffering from Emphysema and Chronic Bronchitis. I have filed suit on time in El Dorado county and need help! This was the second known... Read more »

Joseph Franklin Klatt
Joseph Franklin Klatt answered on Feb 15, 2020

We are not allowed to personally solicit or give referral information in these forums. You can search this site for attorneys, however, and a number of other similar sites. You want to find a personal injury attorney in your area and get a consultation. She can tell you whether you have a viable... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for California on
Q: animal control did not follow due process and forced euthanasia on 2 innocent dogs. can i sue animal control?

my dogs were accused of a fatal dog vs dog attack. the 'witness' gave false statements to the officer which resulted in animal control 2 days later coming to my home, taking my dogs and forcing euthanasia. they had no paperwork, no warrant, no evidence. AC would not accompany me to talk with the... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Feb 15, 2020

more info needed.

it sounds like your case is a mess.

you can always sue anyone for anything.

the question is will you recover and HOW MUCH?

you probably will not find a lawyer to accept the case on a contingency.

IF so you will have to pay on an hourly...
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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: I submitted a claim against the City of Redwood City for injury on 1/6/2020. How long does the City have to respond?
Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Feb 14, 2020

There are multiple parts to the answer. A government tort claim (if that is what you are referencing) can be accepted, denied or it can be deemed denied after a certain period of time. The governmental agency should have some information - usually on a website - explaining a little more about... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Probate for California on
Q: How can I find a CA attorney who sues Counties for failure to notify collaterals of conservator hearings?

I lost contact with my brother ten years ago and searched for him ever since. I am just now learning he suffered a stroke and lost his memory. The County placed him in a Board & Care and established conservatorship but failed to take reasonable steps to notify me. They denied my right to step... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Feb 12, 2020

more info needed.

i would google attorneys who litigate against governmental entities or something like that.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for California on
Q: Can debt collectors collect from my parents assets in California even if I’m 29 years old?

I want to rent a car to drive Uber, but I am afraid that if I get into a bad accident, they will take my parents assets. I have been living in my moms place for 5 months, and I think my dad might still be claiming me as a dependent. I have schizoaffective disorder (similar to schizophrenia) but I... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Feb 11, 2020

MORE INFO NEEDED.

A PARENT IS NOT NORMALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR CHILD AT YOUR AGE.

IF THE CAR WAS IN YOUR PARENTS NAME AND YOU DROVE IT THEY WOULD ONLY HAVE EXPOSURE UP TO $15K

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for California on
Q: Hello I see a psychiatrist and I went to get a refill on my prescription

Hello I see a psychiatrist and I went to get a refill on my prescription and to find out I have no refill on my one prescription because my doctor needs approval when it should have already been approved so I couldn’t get it so I called the office to find out he doesn’t work their anymore by... Read more »

William John Light
William John Light answered on Feb 8, 2020

In the absence of an injury, there is no basis for a medical malpractice claim. Inconvenience for having to wait for a prescription is not an injury.

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3 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Civil Litigation and Personal Injury for California on
Q: can an employee be sued along with the corporation for negligence after he acting within course and scope?

If not, then is a demurrer and/or motion to strike appropriate?

The employee performed his duties of evaluating a company. The company did not like the evaluation and sued the corporation and the employee after an insurance company denied the claim.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Feb 6, 2020

more info needed.

No an employee should not have exposure until most circumstances.

the corporation must have insurance and they will send the matter to a law firm.

you want to be sure the ins co agrees they are covering him and that the law firm will represent him.

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Legal Malpractice and Personal Injury for California on
Q: If i was drunk & rude seated &handcuffed when a police officer punched me in the face giving me a black eye legal?

Regardless of my stupid drunk comments, spitting, and being a total jackass how is it that an officer has no consequences for punching me in the face cutting my nose and giving me a black eye? I was SEATED AND CUFFED TO A CHAIR!! YET I am threatened with a felony

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Feb 6, 2020

more info needed.

but NO not legal

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: Should I file a motion to compel if no response to disc-001 but has responded to special roggs? California civil case.

Defendant did not respond to general form interrogatories (disc-001) but provided response to special roggs, request for admissions and production of documents. California unlimited civil case.

Evan S. Sloan
Evan S. Sloan answered on Feb 5, 2020

I would contact a local personal injury attorney to help you with your case. They will be able to give you advice tailored to your case.

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3 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for California on
Q: Can you sue your employer in addition to workers comp due to gross negligence?

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Steven James Foster
Steven James Foster answered on Jan 31, 2020

If you are injured at work, you are subject to the Exclusive Remedy Rule — a component of workers compensation statutes that bars employees injured on the job from making a tort liability claim against their employers. The benefits provided under workers compensation are the sole remedy available... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for California on
Q: If if a person is a known running several failure to appears should the law let them go on purposes of being a CI t

And i if letting him go go causes death or harm she the log there for me to response when knowing that this person was a runner in the first place

William John Light
William John Light answered on Jan 31, 2020

Please re-post. This is unintelligible.

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Medical Malpractice for California on
Q: I'm wondering if the following would be grounds for a malpractice/personal injury suit:

we had a failed IVF cycle at a clinic that was a terrible experience from start to finish. Since then, another doctor told me that the treatment (starting stimulation on day 21, retrieval on day 7/8) "makes no sense", and others have seconded this. I've asked the clinic why this was done this way... Read more »

Tobie Brina Waxman
Tobie Brina Waxman answered on Jan 30, 2020

In the absence of injury, you cannot maintain a medical malpractice case. There must be an act of negligence that is causally related to an identified injury. If this failed cycle of IVF reduced your chances of success with subsequent cycles or attempts, then maybe you have a basis for a lawsuit.... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Family Law and Personal Injury for California on
Q: After filing my Color of Law forms I sent in my formas paupers and my informal brief. What do I do now

What is the process for the color of law claim

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 28, 2020

more info needed.

is this a family law issue or criminal? arrest under color of authority?

if criminal, the court appoints a public defender for those charged with a crime.

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Admiralty / Maritime for California on
Q: can a co-owner of a boat be liable to another co-owner of a boat after one sustains an injury?
Tom Evans
Tom Evans answered on Jan 28, 2020

Yes. But it depends on the circumstances. Both the nature of the agreement for co ownership and the circumstances regarding the injury may lead to liability of the uninvolved co owner. First if the co ownership is by written agreement carefully review that agreement. Second and assuming this... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: Risperdal and invega has injured my body. But because I am a female I am turned down by attorneys. Who will help me ?
Manuel Alzamora Juarez
Manuel Alzamora Juarez answered on Jan 27, 2020

NOT ENOUGH INFORMATION TO PROVIDE ADVISE. PLEASE PROVIDE MORE FACTS.

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security, Employment Law and Personal Injury for California on
Q: What are the guidelines for California ssdi

I worked most of my life and did pay into disability benefits. I was not employed at the time of my injury and was granted ssi. Can I put in an appeal to get ssdi benefits?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 22, 2020

MORE INFO NEEDED.

YOU NEED TO ASK THIS QUESTION ON AN EMPLOYMENT LAW FORUM.....I ONLY HANDLE DUI AND PI

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