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  • Do I need to pay chiropractor If my attorney drop my case. He send me to chiropractor? I did not go by myself.

    I had a car accident. There was 5 car I was at the end. I claimed against the front car because it bounced back I was stopped. My attorney send me to a chiropractor. I had 20 visites but my attorney dropped my case. They said it is not economicall...

    Jesse’s Answer

    You should consider having another attorney take on your case if for no other reason than to try to obtain enough money to pay off your medical bills. And yes, the chiropractor can sue and they can get a judgment, but, frankly, I doubt they'll waste their time doing that given the amount of your bill...

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  • Can i legally find out how much coverage the person that hit me has or do i have to get a lawyer to find out?

    I was hit from behind . She was at fault. I have a herniated disc in back and a slip disc that has hardened in my neck. I am wondering if i can do this alone or really need a lawyer. Just do not want to end up with nothing, i have medical bills no...

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    Yes, you can and should gather that information. Your lawyer will know the proper method for obtaining that information. Some adjusters will simply tell you the policy limits which may be ok for you. Otherwise, you'll need to send them the appropriate request to make them divulge that info.

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  • I paid off my probation fines but haven't reported or did community service! what happens next.

    I get off probation in November

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    No, you won't come off probation. You should expect that a warrant will issue for your arrest if one has not already been issued. The probation office will likely ask for the balance of your probated sentence to be served in jail. I know that's a bitter pill to swallow, but that's the cold hard truth. Get everything done asap and contact your probation officer for a status check.

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  • Can a civil debt case be dismissed on these arguments relating to malicious prosecution?

    Everything I mention, I have written proof of unless otherwise stated. My roommate is suing me for 500+ dollars. Pre-lawsuit he asked me to commit to a payment plan of $50 a month. I agreed. On day 1, I made my first payment of ...

    Jesse’s Answer

    Can a civil debt case be dismissed on these arguments relating to malicious prosecution? No

    "which comes off as extortion" - it's not

    Can I make the case that he is trying to back me into a corner in order to profit from the lawsuit by "forcing my hand" into going to Judy? - NO; you can't be forced to go to Judge Judy; both of you would have to agree.

    Be CERTAIN to file an answer to the complaint and deny everything. The court will then set a trial date. Be sure to continue to make your payments while the suit is pending. Your payments alone will be enough to likely defend the case.

    I'm moving this from Personal Injury to Contracts.

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  • Can I successfully sue my neighbor for maliciously channeling which now causes rain and his hose water to flood our property?

    Our new neighbor intentionally used his water hose to make channels on his property that now floods our property when it rains,he also sprays water in the channels for a half hour or more which also floods our property and the dirt road that runs ...

    Jesse’s Answer

    Yes; there are reported cases in Georgia that address exactly these facts. The question will become one of damages - ie: what's the cost to you? And my question to you is 'what difference does the water make? (Serious question). Does it flood your house or is it just excess water on your property? Does it kill your plants? Deposit excess soil?

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  • My son hit the next door neighbor's babysitter in the eye with a plastic baseball. Are we liable for her medical bills?

    My son is six and the babysitter is twenty-three. The accident happened on the neighbor's property. The sitter admitted this was an accident but was initially requesting we pay the co-pays for all 7 of her visits at $45 a piece plus all the parkin...

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    Yes you are responsible; why would you not want to pay that? Id jump on that immediately and pay it and settle it now in case she has some kind of vision problem develop later.

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  • If the insurance company agrees to settle for the full policy and I later find out my lawyer misled me can I fire him and sett?

    My lawyer advise me he would summit a letter to tender the full policy of 100k base off my med bills which he said was in the teens-k and a est. Surgery 63000.. The insurance company settled for 100k but come to find out my bills are 28k and the a...

    Jesse’s Answer

    Is there a reason you submitted a serious question like this knowing it doesn't make sense? (serious question by the way). You want simply to put more money in your pocket? We can't understand your question. If there are liens your lawyer MUST address them - she cannot simply give that money to you and not pay them. I recommend you either talk with your lawyer or fire her and hire a new lawyer.

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  • Can a person be charged with manufacturing marijuana if it's found on property they do not live on?

    A friend of mine was charged with manufacturing marijuana with intent to distribute while staying with her boyfriend at his home. She is from Florida & charged in Georgia. The land it was found on was not her boyfriends either.

    Jesse’s Answer

    Yes. Being charged has nothing to do with who owns the property the drugs were found on. If that was the case every drug manufacturer would just produce on a friend's property and skirt the law. Instead, as it turns out, mere proximity to the drug itself is generally sufficient for arrest and charges. That does not mean one would necessarily be CONVICTED, though. If the drugs are not your friend's and your friend had no clue the drugs were there, the only way now to avoid conviction is to either A) convince a jury your friend is not guilty; or B) convince the prosecutor your friend had nothing to do with it (which is very, very unlikely to happen). Your friend needs a local lawyer NOW.

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  • I was in an auto accident in 6/2013. Been seeing doctors, Ins company calls and wants to settle - do I need an attorney?

    Accident occurred 6/15/13 - van hit my daughters car on the passenger front where I was a passenger. Van at fault. Prior to accident I had a 2 level fusion in 2007 at L3-L4 and doing fine with minimal pain. I have seen an Orthopedic specialist, Ph...

    Jesse’s Answer

    Without a doubt, the answer is 'yes, you absolutely need a lawyer'. None of the insurers involved is going to believe that your increased pain is the direct result of this collision, particularly given your history. You'll need a lawyer to send a formal demand and preserve your rights, collect the appropriate records for trial, and try your case. The fact that your'e a year into it with no offers should be setting off alarm bells for you. Best to get a lawyer now so you're not confronting statute of limitation issues during the last year of your case (because a lot of people wait until the last second).

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  • Can I sue Six Flags: White Waters, for pain and suffering due to injury received on ride?

    I was attending the theme park Six Flags: White Waters, and was injured while on a ride. I was in a float with family going through the ride, and our float hit the wall of the ride and I was thrown out of the float approximately 6-8 feet and I lan...

    Jesse’s Answer

    Yes, you can sue, but you might not have to "sue". With a lawyer you might be successful submitted a claim properly and getting compensated. Since it's been quite a while already, you're only hurting your case by not talking with a lawyer directly. You likely only have 2 years and you're at about the half way point right now so I'd recommend you get on it right away...

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