QUESTION: I am looking for a large law firm specialist and professional in automobile accident to handle my both car accident cases must be from out of state. On December 15, 2011, an electricity heavy duty Ford white truck hit my car which almost got me killed. On July 18, 2013 another car accident occurred when a gray Jaguar hit my Ford car 2002. The driver hit the road amidst the stop sign. Both the car owner and the driver do not carry a valid insurance coverage. I am under.
QUESTION: I was in a rear-ending accident in May 2012. The police officer at the scene reported that it was my fault. The officer advised me not to talk to the person in the other car that is why I did not know if they were hurt. I did not follow up with my insurance company for about 6 months. I got a letter last week from the other guys’ attorney asking for my policy limits. They are $100,00/300,000. Should I willingly give them my limits? I want to protect.
QUESTION: I was getting out of the car in the parking spot in a main street. I made sure that no cars were in motion at that moment, so barely opening the door, a guy who was speaking on the phone smashed my car. The police officer was not even there but he claimed that it was my fault. He did not allow me to talk, instead he just said that I could get a ticket. He went on and listened to the other guy’s version and did not include.
QUESTION: My cousin was struck by a car in a shopping mall parking lot in California. He is legally blind (almost no sight) and was carrying his white cane. The parking lot is usually busy with lots of people walking to and from their cars and crossing to the stores from the street. At about noon on a clear day, he was crossing the parking lot to the sidewalk when a driver backed out of a parking space. It appears from the diagram in the police report that he was.
QUESTION: I met an accident at a tennis court which is a city-owned property. One week ago I fell against a fence which gave way and exposed a gopher hole. I stepped in and fell which broke my femur. ANSWER: The California Government Act abolishes all public entity common law tort liability. State public entities may be liable for personal injury and wrongful death only if a statute expressly so authorizes. Although several sections of the Act provide for government entity liability under specified conditions, many sections also grant public.
QUESTION: How do I find a lawyer who will take over or substitute an accident case which is already in progress and partially settled? ANSWER: Reported appellate decisions can be an excellent source for determining which attorneys to contact. The decisions always contain the names of the lawyers who tried a particular case. If, in reviewing the advance sheets or conducting legal research, you find a recent case involving issues similar to yours, consider contacting the attorneys who tried the case; usually they will gladly identify the experts they used.
Modesto undercover officer crashes motor vehicle into woman on Roselle On August 7th at around 2:45pm there was an accident at the intersection of Roselle Avenue and Kodiak Drive in Modesto. A lawsuit that has been filed after the accident indicates that an undercover police officer Doug Ridenour was going extremely fast at 72MPH while driving an unmarked police car and struck a Nissan Sentra that was turning left. Officer Ridenour works for the Modesto Police Department. Witnesses in the area report that the officer’s car was driving too fast.
QUESTION: Last month, I was flipped off my bike while cycling on a severely jagged and missing sidewalk. I fell on what appears to be a business property not currently owned but is up for sale. The sidewalk I fell on was on this property. I sustained quite a few injuries and left the scene bleeding. A few days later my back began to hurt too. There was an actual witness to the entire accident because I landed in traffic. I did not go to the hospital nor had any.
QUESTION: My daughter was crossing in front of her stopped school bus and was struck by a car. The bus driver turned the lights off prematurely. Is this negligence? ANSWER: While negligence is often pleaded as an alternative theory, the strict liability cause of action does not require proof of “duty” and “breach” (conduct falling below the applicable “reasonable” standard of care). In other words, negligence focuses on “reasonableness” of the defendant’s conduct.
QUESTION: I was rear-ended in December. CT shows 2 herniated disks in my neck and lower back. I am in tremendous pain and the insurance company said they will only pay after I have the surgery. I have no health insurance so I cannot afford surgery. They told me to call Medi-Cal. Is it true that insurance companies will not pay for needed surgery until I have the operation and pay for it on my own first? I need an attorney but I don’t know who to trust or where.