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Manuel Alzamora Juarez

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  • Sept. 20, 2013 I was in an auto accident, hit from behind while stopped. Lawyer has not gotten a settlement yet. Next move?

    I was injured and my car was damage but have not even gotten a settelment to get my car fixed. My Dr. who treated me says he also has not been paid. We both are having problems contacting the lawyer. I need to know what I can do next.

    Manuel’s Answer

    Let me ask you a couple of questions. Did you hire a local lawyer? Did you meet with your lawyer to discuss your case?. If the answer to both questions is yet, write him a letter and ask him to give you an update of your case within 10 days of your letter. If he gives you no answer, then ask him to give you your file and find another lawyer.

    If the answer to the above questions is no, then hire a new lawyer right away. Your statute of limitations is approaching very fast. Best of luck.

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  • How can I get my name removed from an auto debt collectors file for an car I don't own and an accident I didn't commit

    Sold a car back in August, gave him the entire title, including the release of liability form. filed the release of liability in Oct after receiving parking ticket notices. new owner hit 3 parked cars and fled the scene, the victims auto insuranc...

    Manuel’s Answer

    Mr. Freiman is correct. Send your proof and ask them to remove your name from any collection. They may not do it and so you may have to hire a local lawyer. Best pof luck.

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  • Am I responsible for tow and storage fees for an auto accident that was someone elses fault in California?

    My car was totaled and towed to a storage yard. Now the other drivers insurance company wants me to have the car towed, at my expense, to my property until they can have an adjuster look at it. In order to do that I have to Pay the original tow f...

    Manuel’s Answer

    Turn the case to your insurance company if you have collision coverage. If not, remove the car ASAP or you will be charged hefty fees and possibly lose your car before the adjuster gets to it. Eventually, you should recover your out of pocket expenses. Get`treated if you are injured and hire a local attorney. Best of luck.

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  • My lawyer dropped my case and now wants me to sign a mc-050 form

    My case has been current since July of 2014, now the defendant decided to change attorneys. Now my attorney expresses that he is dropping my case because he does not want to deal with the paper work and the defendant. Also my attorney explained t...

    Manuel’s Answer

    Your attorney should be praised for giving you the alternative to pursue your case with another attorney so you can settle on your own terms. You are very lucky that he is willing to give up his lien to any cost associated with your case. This is very generous and of him and would make it easier for you to find another attorney or settle the case by yourself. Best of luck

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  • California. Outside of filing a lawsuit, how can a perspective plaintiff find out which homeowner's insurance the owner has?

    Trying to open up a claim against a homeowner's insurance policy due to an accident that happened on the property. I really don't want to have to file a lawsuit at this stage. Are there any tricks or options to tracking this info down? Homeowner b...

    Manuel’s Answer

    If you were inured then you owe it to youself to talk to an attorney. Best of luck.

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  • Can my minor son sign me gardianship to receive his settlement for a auto accident?

    My son was a passenger of a automobile accident when he was 13 years old now 17 1/2 years old he still has not recieved his settlement because he is a minor.. it has been settled for a few years now. My daughter was the driver of the automobile b...

    Manuel’s Answer

    This case does not make sense. If there was an attorney representing your son at the time of the accident, then his settlement should be deposited at a bank. If nobody represented him, then he is entitled to recovery but he has to file a lawsuit when he turns 18. Check with a lawyer in your city. There are some outstanding lawyers in San Jose and you can check for them right here in AVVO.COM Best of luck.

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  • What is the name of the book that approximates what a personal injury case is worth to a certain part of the body?

    Is there a book in California that gives examples of what injuries are worth?

    Manuel’s Answer

    Unfortunately, unlike Workers Comp Cases where a rating gives you a range of the value of the body part affected, there is no such book in Personal Injury Cases. Follow the advice provided by my clolleagues. Best of luck.

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  • I am having a horrible experience with my personal injury/car accident representation.

    I asked before here, how to remedy that, you all suggested I get a different lawyer. However no one would take another lawyer's case so I was stuck with him. Mind you, I have never been allowed to speak to my representative, just his secretary. ...

    Manuel’s Answer

    Write to the law firm return receipt requested and provide three dates for them to choose and go to the date they set the appointment. If they delay or give you the runaround, send a copy of your letter to the California Bar and ask them to call the lawyer for you. Best of luck.

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  • Bfor I call the adjuster back... what duz "looks like the accident is adverse to my driver," mean?

    I was making a legal uturn n the other driver pulled out from the stop sign as I was almost done w my turn and he hit me. He claimed I was at fault so I refused a statement to the adjuster til I spoke with an atty. And I wasn't even gona file a cl...

    Manuel’s Answer

    You should talk to your lawyer as you planned then follow his instructions. If you were injured, please see a doctor right away. Best of luck.

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  • I had a car accident on Dec. 5th. Is it too late to get an attorney?

    The airbag gave me a third degree chemical burn on my left hand. It has been a month and it is still not completely healed. I have also started getting severe pain in my left wrist with popping and grinding. The insurance company has found me 8...

    Manuel’s Answer

    You have ample time. However, it is advisable that you continue your medical treatment and seek a local attorney to help you., Best of luck.

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