Anthony Charles Kalka’s Answers

Anthony Charles Kalka

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer.

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  1. Can the statute of limitations in a car accident case be extended to the date the ticket was resolved? Under what circumstances?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Anthony Charles Kalka
    2. Hung Quoc Nguyen
    3. Noah Howard Pines
    4. A James Rockefeller
    5. Glen Edward Ashman
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    As of September 28, 2009 there is a HUGE change in the law as it pertains to car accident cases and any injury case stemming from the commission of a crime. In Beneke v. Parker et al. S08G2078. S08G2082. (2009) the Supreme Court ruled that the two years statute of limitations for personal injury claims is tolled (extended) for the the same amount of time that passes between the commission of the traffic crime and the resolution of the traffic ticket. That means if a person gets ticketed for...

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  2. My son was injured in a one car accident. The insurance wants to settle for little money. Can we still go to trial to get more?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Glen Edward Ashman
    2. Anthony Charles Kalka
    3. Henry David Bullard
    4. Robert G. Rothstein
    5. Antonios Kalogerakos
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    There are multiple options for recovery including other vehicles owned by the parents of the driver, umbrella coverages, private out of pocket pay and your own underinsured motorist coverage. Additionally, in Georgia if the settlement for your son exceeds $15,000 it will have to be approved by the probate court of the county you reside. This can include an appointed conservator or guardian ad litem. All settlements on behalf of a minor require court approval even if the matter was settled...

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  3. Can I sue his insurance?

    Answered 7 months ago.

    1. Philip Wesley Lorenz
    2. David Ian Schoen
    3. Christian K. Lassen II
    4. Kevin William Attkisson
    5. Anthony Charles Kalka
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    It sounds like you have a good motorcycle passenger case and it appears that you should be able to pursue a claim against the insurance company. We have successfully handled many motorcycle passenger cases with very similar facts. I suggest you contact a well qualified AVVO lawyer today.

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  4. I was a passenger in vehicle that was hit by another vehicle. The person at fault only has 25000 limit ,

    Answered 9 months ago.

    1. Ashley Anne Digiulio
    2. Peter Jonathan Ross
    3. John Arnold Steakley
    4. Robert M. Gardner Jr.
    5. Philip Wesley Lorenz
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    There are various avenues for which you can recover a possible settlement. There may be additional liability policies for the at fault car and driver as well as uninsured motorist coverage. My professional recommendation is to consult with an experienced attorney.

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  5. My girlfriend and i were in an car accident. Should we use the same lawyer?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Glen Edward Ashman
    2. Anthony Charles Kalka
    3. William Gregory Pope
    4. Matthew C Simon
    5. Harry Edward Hudson Jr
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    Generally- it is permissible to use the same lawyer. However, if the at fault driver has a CSL policy then that lawyer has a conflict of interest. Other situations could present a conflict as well. I would suggest asking that lawyer if he/she feels that a conflict exists and I would also consult with another lawyer for a second opinion.

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  6. My child was a passenger in a fatal car accident. How do I find out if there are any add on's to the policy?

    Answered 8 months ago.

    1. William Gregory Pope
    2. Matthew Chase Swanson
    3. David Edward Boyle
    4. Glen Edward Ashman
    5. David T. Lashgari
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    I am very sorry to hear of your loss. My professional recommendation is that you speak with an attorney. There are different causes of action in GA when there is a wrongful death claim. There can be the wrongful death claim and the pain and suffering claim. In GA, surviving family members bring one claim and the Estate is the proper party to bring the other claim. The insurance company will want a release signed by the proper party from the family and the estate. Additionally, it is...

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  7. Dog bite, Dont know what to do

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Lawrence Henry Hornsby Jr.
    2. Brian Silber
    3. David H. Burns
    4. Laura Mcfarland-Taylor
    5. Christian K. Lassen II
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    This happened to a family member and we stepped in to be the "buffer" between the the family member and their good friend. We were able to successfully negotiate with the insurance company, which allowed the friends to maintain a great friendship. Depending upon the circumstances of the incident you may or may not have a good case. For instance, there may be a leash law violation etc. I recommend that you contact an experienced AVVO rated attorney. We represent dog bite victims throughout...

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  8. I was rear ended and hospitalized by a taxi cab while riding my bike.

    Answered 10 months ago.

    1. Glen Edward Ashman
    2. Lauren Elizabeth Goodhart
    3. Darrell Brinnett Reynolds Sr.
    4. Peter Jonathan Ross
    5. Michael David Myers
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    In GA, taxi cab drivers are considered independent contractors and carry the state minimum insurance through Crown Captive Insurance Company. They are a very difficult insursance company and typically deny all claims. We successfully litigated against them numerous times and found ways to maximize recovery over and above the state minimum limits. Based on my past personal past experience with them I am in agreement with the other attorney comments that you will need to hire a personal...

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  9. What are my legal rights when hurt in a supermarket?

    Answered 12 months ago.

    1. Philip Wesley Lorenz
    2. Josh P Tolin
    3. Fareesh S. Sarangi
    4. Glen Edward Ashman
    5. Anthony Charles Kalka
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    Based on your question it appears that you have a case under GA law if in fact you slipped on chicken grease and if the store knew or should have known that the hazard was present. It is important to speak to a lawyer in the very near future so that any video evidence taken by store cameras is preserved and not thrown away by the store. I would consult with an experienced personal injury lawyer. Feel free to call our firm or any other qualified AVVO rated attorney.

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  10. Is my injury a worker's compensation case or personal injury?

    Answered 5 days ago.

    1. Michael Henry Friedman
    2. Bryan Camacho Ramos
    3. Jaret Adam Spevak
    4. Anthony Charles Kalka
    5. Bryan Sinclair Hawkins
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    7 lawyer answers

    Contact a well qualified AVVO Workers Compensation Lawyer.

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