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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for California on
Q: Do I have a mal practice case or should I just give up? They changed things to My medical history.was in auto accident.

I was injured on 4/18/2021 I was on light duty untill 06/22/2021. My doctor wanted me to go back to work and see if there was any pain. I had severe pain. On 07/03/2021 they gave me a X-ray to confirm nothing was broken. Then told me to try and work through it and if it still resumed we would go... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jun 28, 2022

NOT SURE IF IT IS MED MALPRACTICE.......BUT SOUNDS LIKE THEY WERE NEGLIGENT IN THE WAY THEY KEPT RECORDS.

CONTACT A MED MAL LAWYER IN YOUR COMMUNITY AND RELAY ALL THIS INFO TO HIM/HER.

MOST LAWYERS I KNOW WILL NOT TAKE A MED MAL CASE WORTH LESS THAN $1M AND I SUSPECT THAT INCLUDES...
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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for California on
Q: How much would a jury award for a small scar on the forearm in louisiana that was work related

plaintiff pulled out a tray from a commercial oven at Circle K. The oven company has never been sued or has any personal injury claims against them

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jun 27, 2022

i would venture to say that NO lawyer can give you an accurate answer via internet without more facts.

is it to a man or woman?

someone who does modeling or someone with Tats over arm and in construction biz?

how bad a scar?

what court?

a case in LA is worth...
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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for California on
Q: A girl I saved caused me to lose my job.

I called the police numerous times trying to save a girl’s life but she denied it (falsely), which resulted in my getting put on a 5150 hold by the police. I came out of the mental hospital distracted from work which resulted in my getting let go. Will I be able to successfully sue this girl for... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jun 25, 2022

no lawyer, in my opinion, can evaluate the facts like these, without a consultation.

if you can't find a lawyer, and I assume that is the case, you can always go into small claims court where you can sue for up to $10k without a lawyer.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: I need help finding a New Applicant Certified Specialist Attorney in the Oakland, San Francisco Bay Area Spinal Cord Inj

Seeking Substitute Attorney

Dan Rowan Cortright
Dan Rowan Cortright
answered on Jun 24, 2022

I'm a Bay Area injury attorney, but it's not clear from your question exactly what you're looking for. Could you provide some more information/details? Thank you.

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: I took a Cervical SSEP Test read Spinal Cord Compression. My Attorney will Not Write this Down in None of His Notes.

What must I do?

Brett Christopher Drouet
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Brett Christopher Drouet
answered on Jun 23, 2022

If you are dissatisfied with your attorney’s work on your case, I strongly recommend you seek a second opinion.

Your attorney should explain his/her evaluation of the test results with you as it relates to your diagnosed injuries, other medical evaluations, other diagnostic studies and...
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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: amount awarded for attorneys fees under inverse condemnation

“Attorneys fees for inverse condemnation” was awarded based on real and personal property. Should attorney be including this portion of the award on what their contingency fee is calculated on? As it was awarded to help pay the attorneys to begin with, it seems it should not be included in the... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jun 22, 2022

everything is determined/controlled by your retainer agreement.

for 50 years, mine has said ANY MONEY COLLECTED, which could include Property Damage. However, I do not take any of that, even when we work hard to obtain same.

Q: Why is my settlement agreement form taking so long?

I’m beginning to get so frustrated with my lawyer and I was hoping one of you can shed some light on what may be happening since this is my first lawsuit/settlement.

I was part of a major class action that I opted out of and sued on my own with my own attorney. After over a year, we... Read more »

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on Jun 21, 2022

You frustration is perfectly understandable. Your attorney may be frustrated also. Unfortunately, this sort of thing happens in cases all the time. You might want to discuss with your lawyer giving the opposing side a deadline to complete or otherwise there is no settlement.

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2 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant, Personal Injury and Products Liability for California on
Q: Hello, I have a property that I am renting out for a event. Need help with a release of liability form.

I want to make sure that I the owner is release of liability. Right now the way it is written doesn't seem to include me or my name.

Scott Richard Kaufman
Scott Richard Kaufman
answered on Jun 15, 2022

You do not want to 'talk' to strange lawyers on the net. Have your attorney re-do what s/he did to get it right.

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for California on
Q: I was sexually assaulted years ago I've been to a county Vista del Mar mental health unit

Who do I contact about being sexually assaulted and and Vista del Marand Ventura counties psychiatric hospital I was there for suicidal thoughts and I was sexually assaulted and left untreated even worse

Dan Rowan Cortright
Dan Rowan Cortright
answered on Jun 15, 2022

Contact a personal injury attorney right away. There is a time limit to make your legal claims, and the longer you wait the more likely it will be that you may lose your right to seek legal remedy for this heinous crime.

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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: I have filed a civil case for personal injury on my own. But I’m not sure about serving the other party and the summons?

I had an attorney that quit at the last min. So o am trying to handle this the best I can. I just do not know if o have to serve her. One lady told me no it has all been done another said mo it hadn’t. The court is really confusing me and I can’t get into see the law help center. Not that they... Read more »

Brett Christopher Drouet
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Brett Christopher Drouet
answered on Jun 14, 2022

I am truly sorry your former attorney quit at the last minute. If you are going to represent yourself, you have a complicated undertaking ahead of you, and I strongly recommend you find another attorney to represent you if you can.

If you can't find another attorney, then you can...
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3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Insurance Bad Faith and Personal Injury for California on
Q: Why my car insurance won’t pay the rest of my hospital bill after accident?

I was in a accident, the other driver was found 100% at fault. My hospital bill was $52,000. I was able to negotiate with the hospital to take off $14,000 leaving me with $37,000. The person Who hit me only had a bodily injury of $15,000. I have under insured bodily injury of $25,000 with AAA. My... Read more »

John Karas
John Karas
answered on Jun 9, 2022

I suggest that you consult with an attorney or law firm that specialize in Insurance Bad Faith in your area.

Be aware that they may or may not take on your case against your insurer on a contingency fee basis because of the relatively modest UIM policy limits but if the insurer refuses to...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Can I press charges against someone who is calling in falsely accusing me of things that hold no validity

they live in southern ca. my husband murdered me, he’s sending them texts I was missing. Calls stating I’m allowing my husband physically and sexually abusing child adopted by him.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jun 3, 2022

much info is needed.

murdered you?

are you living with husband? still married?

set up a consultation with a local lawyer who can listen to all the facts.

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for California on
Q: I am a travel nurse that was on assignment in Walnut Creek California. During this assignment I was constantly overwhel

Stressed and suffered several panic attacks. I endured working short staffed on several occasions notifying my agency along with the facility scheduler and DON of my discomfort in working in a dangerous assignment all fell on deaths ear. My last day of work I became so stressed I has a horrible... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen
answered on May 30, 2022

It is not unlawful to put you under serious strain and workplace stress. If that stress results in disabling conditions, you may well have a workers compensation claim.

That said if you have a medical condition that places restrictions on your ability to do your job, you need to get a...
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1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death and Health Care Law for California on
Q: Can I file a person injury case against Kaiser for not doing what they were supposed to

My dad was on hospice in Kaiser they were supposed to informed me when my dad got worse for we can say our goodbyes n they didn’t the day he died they had a meeting had him sign papers I had no idea that was going on I told them not to have a meeting unless I was informed because he was on... Read more »

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene
answered on May 28, 2022

You should immediately talk to a personal injury attorney who also handles medical malpractice. There are very strict timelines that you must not violate so you should talk to someone right away or you could lose the chance to do something.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for California on
Q: Can i sue a doctor for giving a 3rd party a letter saying my grandpa was not able to run his finance.

My grandpa was old not brain dead. Medical records say different. I dont no why she would say that. No special test waS perform. Why she say that

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on May 26, 2022

Maybe?

More info is needed.

Did he see a lawyer for estate planning ?

Have issue signing something and there was an issue of competency to enter into a contract…

Did you have POA?

Were you Trustee?

I would think his wife or children would be in a better position than you.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Environmental and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: How do I get a lawyer to see the importance in my case ,and get a response from my message left on sites like this one

Ive been months going on find a lawyer site and I haven't received any response what I doing wrong could someone explain to me what is a

Correct and what doesn't catch the legal eye cause my situation is a big case if once looked into it goes beyond the unit I live in I only hope... Read more »

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene
answered on May 24, 2022

You should first find lawyers in your area that handle mold cases and then start calling them to discuss your case. I always suggest someone try 3-4 before making any decisions if they all are not taking on your case. Keep trying is the best advice.

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1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law, Legal Malpractice, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for California on
Q: To Whom It May Concern: I am a legal nurse consultant with extensive experience in Emergency and Trauma nursing care.

I review medical records, create chronologies and perform merit reviews with a strong clinical eye to help strengthen your case.

Please contact me!

Kerri Calloway, BSN, RN, CEN, TNCC

443-618-8722

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on May 21, 2022

GOOD LUCK.............

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for California on
Q: Can I sue an occupational medical clinic for incorrect diagnosis/neglecting imaging findings?

I suffered a work injury that has recently settled with employer and insurance. I had an ankle injury which had MRI’s showing a sprain and osteochondral lesion of talus. Dr.’s at clinic ignored lesion and kept diagnosing my injury as “sprain”. After year and half, I saw an independent State... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on May 20, 2022

you can always sue anyone for anything.

the issue is will you win?

sounds like negligence if you are within the statute of limitations.

call a negligence lawyer in your area asap.............

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: Now after over three years the management has giving notice of remediation services can I still sue for per. Injury

It's been over three yrs.not having this mold acknowledged, but it's been by two different managers, now we've gotten another manager and, finally after the covide came into our world we've finally gotten inspections of our units but even though the new management has made an... Read more »

Dan Rowan Cortright
Dan Rowan Cortright
answered on May 18, 2022

If you've been injured by someone else's negligence (e.g. by failing to remediate a known mold exposure), then yes, you can sue the person who failed to remediate (i.e. the former property manager) for your injuries/damages. There is a 2-year statute of limitations for injury cases, so... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for California on
Q: Multiple vehicle accident in CA, vehicles who did NOT hit me want my insurance limits information, do I give it?

There was a multiple vehicle rear end accident in a lane next to me. A vehicle trying to avoid it turned into my lane and hit me. Now the other drivers who didnt hit me or vice versa are reaching out to my insurance for coverage information. I dont see why I should let my insurance give them my... Read more »

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene
answered on May 18, 2022

If you were not at fault there is no reason to give your policy limits. On the other hand not giving it might make them think you did have some fault. If someone is coming after you then your insurance company will provide you with an attorney who you can consult with. If you are included in any... Read more »

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