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R. Sebastian Gibson

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  • Potential case involving vehicle accident/air-bags

    Hello I am 22 years of age now. When I was 11, my father lost control of a 2002 Trans am and the vehicle ran into a guard rail at 95mph, then flipping and falling down a 40ft embankment. My air bag did not go off and I believe if it would have my ...

    R.’s Answer

    I agree that you should immediately consult with an experienced personal injury lawyer in your area. Avvo has a Find a Lawyer tool or you can do a Google search. Good luck.

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  • If you still have a claim open, can another claim be open on the same subject?

    Slip & Fall at a rental property that is still open since 2010 and is getting ready for trial. Now i just recently slipped & fell again at a grocery store, it happen while i was looking for a drink, and there was a spill that i had no knowledg...

    R.’s Answer

    Sure that's no problem. You can use the same lawyer as you already have or find another one near you. Good luck.

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  • If someone hits my car and causes damages and I'm in a older car that runs perfectly, can I be made whole (a replacement car)?

    My car was a re-worked salvage at some point in these later years (2002 model) but I bought it new, Just had engine work sufficient for me to drive 70 miles to work one way, ran great, do I have to take a low ball offer from the other persons insu...

    R.’s Answer

    You're just entitled to the market value of your car on the day of the accident or the cost of repairs, whichever is less.

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  • A question about Copyright Laws.

    Hello Fellow Lawyers with respect from my heart. I have a particular interest in something that I have questions concerned to. Can any lawyer tell me what exactly are the specifics of the Copyright Laws? Lately, they've been warped a lot so I'm u...

    R.’s Answer

    Your question is far too open ended. There are entire books on copyright law. If you want to real all about the subject, just Google copyright law.

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  • What are my privacy rights of personal nude photographs of me found being sold on Ebay worldwide?

    9 years ago I lost all of my possessions to a Public Storage auction. Last year on Ebay I came upon 100+ of my photos being sold by a "found" photo dealer. A number of them showed me naked and/or in compromising positions but were taken privatel...

    R.’s Answer

    It's the seller of the photos of you that has no right to sell them without a release from you. There is also the invasion of your privacy. You should contact an attorney who specializes in privacy rights in connection with celebrity and modeling photos. Good luck.

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  • Some one hit my car

    My car was parked in the apartment complex parking lot, someone hit the car we called the police to report the accident. the police said " we can't do anything because its parking lot!". we have the person information, what should i do next ? how ...

    R.’s Answer

    You can either contact the person and ask them to give you their insurance information and contact the insurance company to pay for the damage. Be wary of the driver saying they'll take care of it, because they almost always claim the damage estimate is too high, or they can't pay it, or that there must have been preexisting damage.

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  • Who should be responsible for injury bills?

    My mother is in a locked Alzheimer's unit, termed assisted living. She is nearly non-verbal, and is unable to do anything for herself beyond feeding herself with her hands. We purchased for her a very expensive wheel chair, used primarily for hosp...

    R.’s Answer

    I'd say it's the facility that's responsible and you're right, they shouldn't be charging your mother for treatment of an injury they caused.

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  • What am I responsible for? Can acs get involved ?

    My friend gave me permission to drive her car, I only have a permit, which she knows and she doesn't have full coverage insurance only liability. While driving her car I was in a small car accident. The person is now trying to get me to pay for th...

    R.’s Answer

    Same question as before. Same answer. Get yourself an experienced personal injury attorney in your area who can make a claim for you and your child for any injuries and report the accident to the insurance on the car you were in. Good luck.

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  • I was in a small car accident with my child in the vehicle. The car was not mine, but the owner allowed me to use it.

    The person is now trying to get me to pay for the cars damages which I understand but as well for the toll and rentals that she had to take out. She is demanding that I give her all my money that I work for everytime I get paid. She is also trying...

    R.’s Answer

    You need to get a free consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer in your area. You can find one using Avvo or do a Google search for one near you. f there was insurance on the car you were in, report the accident to them and let them defend you. The personal injury attorney you hire can make a claim to the other driver's insurance.

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  • What percent of lawsuit totals are lawyers entitled to?

    Im trying to figure out what my wifes lawyer is entitled to for her personal injury lawsuit. They said of the 100k thats being paid they get 33k plus like 2k for services and fees (which i feel should be paid from the 33k) then they pay the medic...

    R.’s Answer

    Same answer. The contingency fee agreement will tell you the percentages. The attorney fee is paid from the gross settlement, not the net.

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