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Sean Michael Patrick

Sean Patrick’s Answers

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  • Does Discovery automatically restart if Motion for New Trial is granted or should the request to re-open discovery be ...

    Included in the Motion for New Trial? The objective is a new trial to include evidence not allowed in 1st trial because of discovery cutoff date and lack of damages expert.

    Sean’s Answer

    The motion for a new trial is just that. It does not reset th e clock generally. You need to request that discovery or at least expert disclosure and depositions be reopened. It sounds like you may be fighting an up hill battle.

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  • What type lawyer will help me if any?

    I had the Lifestyle Life procedure done approx. 5 months ago. I am very unhappy with the results. The Dr that did my procedure assure me that he would do additional work including laser and fillers to remedy what was not corrected with the origi...

    Sean’s Answer

    Likely a breach of contract claim, although it may be difficult to prove. Depending g on the specifics of your situation there may be a medical malpractice case; however, a bad result from a procedure does not necessarily mean that the doctor committed malpractice.

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  • Multiple auto accidents

    My brothers friend haa been in two accident in less then one year 1 as driver 2 as passenger is that a red flag to insurance companies when a claim is filed?

    Sean’s Answer

    Not necessarily, but that information will be used by the insurance company to attempt to reduce the overall amount paid out. Consult with an attorney to ensure you/ your friend gets the best possile result.

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  • What are the consequences?

    My friend is 17 and had no driving permit he asked to borrow my car but it has no insurance and it's under my mother's name. What would happen if he got caught driving at night and with two minors as passengers? With or with out alcohol in his sy...

    Sean’s Answer

    This is more of a potential criminal law question.

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  • Do I have the right to know how a claim got resolved? Car accident passenger and never got indormed on anything

    I was a passenger in a friends car accident last year, we got hit, I was put down in the police report and all that, it's been a year and I dont know what the conclusion of the claim was, do I have the right to look into it? Or would it be too la...

    Sean’s Answer

    Each state has a statute of limitations for lawsuits including injury claims. As long as you are within that time, you can pursue a claim. I would recommend consulting with a local attorney to evaluate your options.

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  • I need a personal injury lawyer who is aggressive, honest and straightforward in KCMO. Truck driver totaled my vehicle.

    Immediately went to emergency room (hospital). Suffered injuries to left hand, neck, shoulder, lower back, both knees. Had a lawyer, but terminated legal services. Just want a personal injury lawyer who is willing to fight for me and my rights, an...

    Sean’s Answer

    Your local bar association may also help. Be sure to check out reviews here on Avvo to get a sense of how the attorney operates. best of luck.

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  • I transferred 5000$ to a fraud account in Bank Of America and I need it back. Can you help me with it?

    I had transferred 5000$ to an account in Niles, OH on the direction of my uncle who was contacting me through his facebook account. When i called my uncle, he told me that his facebook account was hacked and that he was not the one texting me to d...

    Sean’s Answer

    There is a very low likelihood that you will be successful in getting your money back. Speak with the bank who completed the wire. Do you know who you sent the money to?

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  • I settled with the other insurance company, but now my attorney says the insurance wants me to be responsible for liens

    ok, so I told my attorney that 10,000 was ok to settle my case. 3,000 for him, 2,500 for my chiropractor and 4,500 for me. There is also a 2,000 hospital bill, but I'm going to let it go into collections. so now after already signing ...

    Sean’s Answer

    This is pretty common actually. Additionally, certain liens arise from laws ("statutory liens") that may subject the insurance carrier to liability unless they get indemnity from the plaintiff. Here It appears that the hospital may be asserting either a statutory lien under California Civil Code section 3045 and/or a contractual lien that you signed when you received treatment. A good personal injury attorney should have advised you of such, and will be successful in negotiating down the liens so you pay 'pennies on the dollar.'

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  • I am offended by Carl's Jr commercials, how would I go about filing a law suit against the fast food place?

    I am offended and find Carl's Jr commercials very degrading, in a sexual manner towards women. I want to file a law suit against them how would I go about doing that? Not to mention these commercials are shown during the day when my kids are awake...

    Sean’s Answer

    My colleagues are correct. There are many things on television that children should not see. Similar to when an 'adult' movie is shown, you can always monitor and/or limit your children's exposure to television and/or change the channel.

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