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Richard Jonathan Spencer

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  • Root Canal was bad, was hospitalized nearly fatal infection I at the least want me money back I cant get a lawyer, what do I do?

    Got a root canal almost a year ago. Over time after, it kept hurting, I thought it was the crown not fit correctly. For months it was still hurting. I asked if It was phantom pain, he said it should stop. So when it would hurt every few weeks I ig...

    Richard’s Answer

    See a dental malpractice attorney. There are many law firms in the area that might be able to help you. My firm handles dental malpractice matters.

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  • My friend is looking for a personal injury attorney. She slipped and took a pretty bad fall at a store in Las Vegas.

    The corporate office is located in Los Angeles California. She lives here in the High Desert. Can she hire an attorney here in California or does she need to hire an attorney in Las Vegas? She has substantial injuries. The company has been sued...

    Richard’s Answer

    The best thing to do would be to hire an attorney in Las Vegas and prosecute the case in Nevada. The store will have representatives to advance and protect its interests. Your friend needs an attorney to advance and protect HER interests.

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  • Should I already have an Attorney before initially communicating with the other party insurance company for a slip and fall?

    Accident happened April 14 at our Tax prep agent at home/ business site. Recently received communication from his insurance company. Have suffered injuries as result accident.

    Richard’s Answer

    The answer to your question is YES. The insurance company is in the business of collecting premiums. It is not in the business of paying claims, especially third party injury claims like yours. For that reason alone, you need an attorney. The insurance company has representatives to advance and protect its interests. You need an attorney to advance and protect YOUR interests.

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  • How much should be pain and suffering for car accident?

    MRI of neck report found herniated disks C5-C6. The report said "acute or old" for the herniated disk. I also had neck pain and headache. I went to physical therapy for 1 month, discontinued for 5 weeks, then went again for 2.5 months. Total medic...

    Richard’s Answer

    As others have stated, there is no formula that would provide a meaningful answer to your question. Moreover, more facts are necessary to give such an answer. More to the point, you should be addressing this question to your attorney (if you have one). If you do NOT have one, then you should get one ASAP. The insurance company has its representatives to advance and protect its interests; you need an attorney to advance and protect YOUR interests!

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  • Car accident -- insured refusing to cooperate with my insurance

    Parking lot accident--(determined 50-50 per Allstate even though other driver admitted fault). I was backed out 3/4 way when another driver whipped his car out of his spot and broadsided me. His car was stationery when I checked. He was driving so...

    Richard’s Answer

    Your situation involves possibly complex factual issues. Why are you trying to do this yourself?? The other driver has insurance representatives to advance and protect his interests. You need an attorney to advance and protect YOUR interests. Hire an attorney right away and decide on the best strategy for you going forward.

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  • What should I expect in this personal injury auto accident case.

    I was rear ended on the freeway a few months back. Suffered back neck injuries as well as a level 3 AC joint sprain in my left shoulder and minor bruises. After the months of treatment the chiropractic bills are $4000 I missed work for 3 months as...

    Richard’s Answer

    To echo the responses of others, it is a mistake to handle this yourself. The other driver has representatives to advance and protect his/her interests; you need a representative to advance and protect YOUR interests. Hire a qualified attorney an be sure to get the compensation that the law entitles you to.

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  • Car accident lawsuit. I Live in Eastvale, CA. Auto accident in Irvine, CA. Where is the proper court to file my lawsuit?

    I am just wondering specifically where to file as I am forced to file and represent myself in this matter. It is NOT small claims. It is unlimited civil.

    Richard’s Answer

    You can file in the county where the incident occurred or in the county where any defendant resides. The real question is why do you want to represent yourself? The other driver will likely have representatives to advance and protect his/her interests. You need an attorney to advance and protect YOUR interests.

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  • Falling in private parking lot with major injuries

    Grandfather fall on a store parking lot, trip on the curb of the planter area. The parking lot is in very bad condition so I thought It would be better to park by the curb , unfortunately for avoiding a bad parking spot he trip anyway causing m...

    Richard’s Answer

    Your grandfather needs to consult with a personal injury attorney right away to discuss the facts of the case and to strategize the best way forward. You will be able to find a qualified personal injury attorney on Avvo.

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  • Injured in car accident, but it's been a week since.

    I got into a small car accident last week, and I have been feeling constant pain in my neck. The lady filed a claim the next day and her insurance company called me to verify what happened. I didn't feel any considerable pain at the moment of the ...

    Richard’s Answer

    Consult with a personal injury attorney right away to discuss the facts of your case and to determine the best way forward for you. The other driver has representatives to advance and protect their interests. You need an attorney to protect and advance YOUR interests.

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  • Car accident rear end damages $500 + fix bumper per insurance, own estimate $800/1,000. Will insurance pay $8-$10k for injuries

    Can't find attorney low impact try & settle myself. Small claims court pays up to $7,500 for medical. Familiar with terms: special damages, economic & non economic damages & per-diem or multiplier method to consider future medical treatment & lo...

    Richard’s Answer

    The best thing for you to do is go consult a qualified personal injury attorney (you can find one on Avvo) to discuss the facts of your case and decide on the best approach going forward. The other driver has representatives to protect and advance their interests. You need an attorney to protect and advance YOUR interests.

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