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Sean Michael Patrick

Sean Patrick’s Answers

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  • I was rear ended. Driver admitted fault. Driver has ins. The car he was driving different ins. Which ins. should pay for what?

    LAPD/FIRE/PARAMEDICS on scene. I was taken to ER for injuries from scene. CT scans of head and neck. Suffering from severe whiplash, back injury

    Sean’s Answer

    Depending on your injuries, both may be required to contribute. However, this will depend on the specifics of your case.

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  • Auto Accident, Pedestrian Question, Legal Rights.

    I was standing on a corner waiting to cross a street and two card crashed infront of me. I was not paying attention to the street so I did not see the accident. A piece of the car flew off and hit me. I have some minor injuries but did not want an...

    Sean’s Answer

    You should consultry with a personal injury attorney to assist you with this claim. You are entitled to recover compensation from the drivers' as a result of your injuries.

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  • Is there such a thing as a true neutral? I don't understand.

    reported to employer of harassment from supervisor. Employer assures fairness by bringing in "true neutral outside party ." I agreed to it. During investigation all docs related to harassment requested including list of witnesses, specific even...

    Sean’s Answer

    To answer your question, no. Everyone has bias. However, in this situation it sounds like the " neutral" may be a bit more biased in favor of your employer. Best to consult an attorney for assistance with your legal issues. Best of luck.

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  • Does a driver hit me and ran consider his fault in an auto accident ?

    I hit by another car in an intersection of two major streets. I was driving coming from south going north and the other car was coming from the opposite direction making a left turn. She hit me in the intersection and my light was green and I was ...

    Sean’s Answer

    The other driver is likely on the hook for other violations of the law, but as my colleague indicated, fault depends on many factors that will eventually have to be proven by evidence. Best to hire a professional to assist you in these types of situations. Best of luck.

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  • I was in a car accident with a drunk driver, he has insurance but my insurance company wants to handle, should I get an attorney

    I hit city property and a parked car, my car is not repairable. The driver was relieved from his job that evening before hitting me because he was intoxicated at work. My insurance wants to settle the property damage claim for me. Should I get ...

    Sean’s Answer

    You should definitely get an attorney. The insurance company does not have your best interests in mind. They exist to make profits for their company --that's it. An attorney will help ensure you get what you are entitled to.

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  • Rear ended, what to do next?

    I have liability on my vehicle. At a red light, other vehicle rear ended me damaging my motorized wheelchair and lift. No damage to body of vehicle. Her Insurance adjuster(Geico) will be coming to inspect my vehicle. Who and how will I get my whee...

    Sean’s Answer

    Get medical help if you are injured, and then contact a personal injury attorney to assist you with your claim. Many handle these cases with no upfront out oF pocket costs.

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  • May be you could recommend me a layer since I am having a ahard time finding one

    medical malpractice puncture my bladder now I am having trouble with my bladder

    Sean’s Answer

    You can use the find attorney feature here on Avvo or contact your local bar association to find attorneys that specialize in medical malpractice. Best of luck.

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  • Do I need a lawyer

    I was getting my lashes done and as I was lying on my back on the table, it fell backwards and I fell on my head and neck. I'm having neck pain and I'm scared. The lady this was the second time this happened.

    Sean’s Answer

    Generally, a business owner has an obligation to provide a safe environment for their patrons. Consult with a physician, and then contact a personal injury attorney to assist you with your claim. Best of luck.

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  • Was I wrongfully terminated because of a medical issue that I disclosed to my employer because of new meds I took made me drowsy

    I had to take time off (temp. disability) twice during my employment with this firm and when I informed them that I would more than likely have to take additional time off they fired me for "sleeping on the job" and "not performing my duties as my...

    Sean’s Answer

    It sounds like there are addit o nap facts here that warrant some investigation. You should have your potential case evaluation by a local employment law attorney.

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  • According to California labor law, after how many hours of work a week are you considered a full time employee?

    Is there is a clear cut number of hours that would distinguish a part time employee from a full time employee in the state of California?

    Sean’s Answer

    It is true that employers (and often insurance carriers) set the minimum thresholds for benefits. However, Full-time employment means 40 hours per week as defined in Labor Code Section 515(c).

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