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  • I got rear-ended, I have no insurance, other insurance is blaming me, and can't afford lawyer.

    I got in a rear end accident recently. Other guy rear ended me. I switched lanes, from 2nd to 3rd lane, continued in that lane for at least 100 feet(I had 3-4 car lengths ahead of him, then signaled to enter my destination, which was to the right....

    Glenn’s Answer

    You can try calling Community Legal Services at McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento to see if they will take your case. It is a program that represents indigent clients for free if you qualify. Law Students work on the cases with lawyers supervising them. If you do not have any luck with that program most lawyers in the Sacramento area will give you a free consultation.

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  • Do I have to pay the ambulance or fire truck fee?

    I was on my bike and hit by a car the other day, the bystanders called the ambulance right away, and then the paramedic came and checked on me, they checked my neck, blood pressure and some other stuff, nothing went wrong but some scratches and b...

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    I would be very surprised if you did not get a bill, especially if it was Sacramento Fire Dept. If you do get a bill you should check to see if you are covered for uninsured motorist (UM). If you own a car check to see if you have UM coverage. You also may be covered if you are an insured under someone else's policy (usually a family member you live with) Good luck.

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  • I got into an accident and may be at fault. the other person has no DL and no INS.

    I got into an accident and I was at fault, I didnt see the car coming from my right as I made a left turn. The damages are not major and he wanted to just ignore that it happened, but I needed to get his info. I have his information but He does no...

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    In addition to the other answers, you also need to consider California Vehicle Code Sections 16000 et seq which states that you must file a report within 10 DAYS of the accident either personally, through an insurance agent or broker or through a legal representative, IF there is EITHER property damage in excess of $750 OR bodily injury or death. It's usually easier to let your insurance co. do it for you since they are supposed to be helping you but you can also go on line yourself. Good luck.

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  • Hi i have a question, so i was rear ended by pgne, do i have a great case, the appraisal for car was,4,200. but i need treatment

    i went to doctor next day, and he prescribed me medicine, seen my doctor around every week and last time went he said i have sciatica, so i got norcos and i need to get mri done, and see physical thereapy. i need my bills to be payed but they are...

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    You should definitely speak with a competent personal injury lawyer for a free consultation to weigh your options. It is usually not a good idea to represent yourself from what you have stated. A lawyer would be able to assist you in obtaining medical treatment on a lien and also advise you on a fair amount to resolve your case when ready, taking into consideration your medical bills, pain & suffering and any other damages you may have.

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  • Do I need an attorney?

    Friend was driving and hit a woman. The authorities were not called upon the woman's request. 6 months have passed since then, and now the woman in suing my friend. She called me to tell me this and told me she called her insurance and gave my nam...

    Glenn’s Answer

    Just tell the truth and everything will be fine. If your deposition is scheduled I would be happy to explain how it works free of charge. I have offices in Sacramento & Elk Grove and would be glad to speak on the phone or in person in my office.

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  • Does uninsured motorist coverage the same as underinsured motorist coverage?

    I was in an accident and my medical bills are over $40k. The other driver's policy limit is $15K. My policy has uninsured motorist coverage of $15k. Does my uninsured motorist coverage kick in? What do I do about the remaining $10k plus that I wou...

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    Unfortunately your UM coverage does not kick in. The whole rationale behind UM coverage in California is that UM coverage applies if you have a bigger UM policy than the adverse driver has in liability coverage. For example, if the adverse driver had no insurance and you had 50k then you could go after 50k of your UM. If the adverse driver had 15k and you had 50k then you could go after 35k. But if adverse driver had 50K or more and you had 50k then there is no UM for you.

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  • Can my husband sue someone for car damage.

    My husbands car was hit yesterday by some lady. Her license was suspended and she did not have car insurance. I found out her license was suspended because she was in a accident a month before. Cops came took report but they said there is nothing ...

    Glenn’s Answer

    Your husband should do the following: Call his auto Insurance co. to see if uninsured motorist property damage is covered. If not, get a couple free estimates to get an idea of the cost. Then, call the lady and explain situation and see if she is agreeable to pay for the damage. If no success, send a demand letter enclosing the repair estimates and demanding payment within 14 days. If that doesn't work, then file a small claims action (which can be done on-line) If successful, then your husband will have a judgment against the lady and can
    then try to collect. But if the lady is judgment proof (no way to get $ from her) then it could all be a waste of time. So, it just depends on the amount of property damage and the likelihood of recovery. Good luck

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  • Will my insurance co. pay my medical bill & my wife's medical bills plus pain an suffering if I was at fault in a car accident ?

    We have full coverage insurance

    Glenn’s Answer

    Ms. Allen is 100% correct.

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  • If a lawn maintenance service person take you to court for refusing unfair charge?

    My lawn maintenance service person charged me unfair amount for the service he didn't even provide, after I refused to pay the extra that he requested he threatened to take me to court for that little amount of money. What are my chances of winnin...

    Glenn’s Answer

    In California the limit in small claims court is Limit $7,500. Your lawn maintenance person could file an action against you and it's like a "Judge Judy" scenario. You could also be sued in Superior Court where you could both represent yourselves or hire attorneys. The best thing to do is to work out a compromise. But, if not you will just have to wait to see if you are served with a complaint. Can't say if you will win. Call me or another attorney for free consult.

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  • What if I refuse to disclose my assets? I WAS NOT AT FAULT!

    A bicyclist riding on the wrong side of the street ran a red light , and rode in front of my van. I was going about 30 Mph when I hit him , I locked up my brakes but could not avoid hitting him. He suffered a compound fracture of his leg. The poli...

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    You should definitely ask your insurance company to hire you an independent lawyer to advise you on this matter. If not, you should hire one yourself or go to legal aid if you qualify for it like Community Legal Services at McGeorge Law School in Sacramento. I can tell you that if you do not have significant assets, it would be extremely unusual for a plaintiff to pursue you beyond your policy limits.

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