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  • What is the next step we should take to deal with the collection agency?

    My mother was involved in a car accident with my car and she was the excluded driver in my policy. Since my car insurance is not paying for the damages to the other car, the other insurance agency has given the case to a collection agency. After i...

    Michelle’s Answer

    Generally, social security cannot be garnished and/or leved, however, people generally have more assets then they remember. If they do try to collect, you can always contact a local bankruptcy attorney or try to negotiate with the collection agency to see of they are willing to take less.

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  • Should I get a lawyer for car accident

    My daughter was in a real bad bad accident with a hit-and run. The car was totaled. She sustained mild whip lash. She was diagnosed with generalized anxiety/panic attacks 5 years ago and the accident triggered her condition. She has been seen my ...

    Michelle’s Answer

    Sorry to hear about your daughter. I think you're right in looking to have an attorney take the case. In general, personal injury attorneys will give you a free consultation and work on contingency. Try to find an attorney immediately before more time goes by so you can preserve your rights as much as possible. Good luck!

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  • The Plaintiff waited 2 years 8 months after the accident to sue me? Am I protected by the statute of limitations in CA?

    I was involved in an accident. My insurance had previously lapsed. The man I hit collected his own "uninsured motorist" insurance. They paid him $15,000 bodily injury and about $5000 in property damages. I was never contacted regarding the acciden...

    Michelle’s Answer

    Defending a suit may be costly and because you we're not insured, you will have to pay for attorney fees and any judgment out of pocket. You may want to see a local bankruptcy attorney for your bankruptcy options.

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  • My boyfriends on Pearole and he took my keys to my moms car it was reported stollen he returned it to the police station

    he was aressted for driving without permission .i was last driving the car be for he left in thr car. what can i do his keys to his mail box was on her key chain

    Michelle’s Answer

    I'm sorry, I don't understand your question.

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  • What is the best way to get a copy of the police report after a car accident?

    I was involved in a car accident and the police came and took a report and I called and the report has been ready. I realize that I can send in the ticket and the $10 to get a copy and I think I can also have it faxed to any police dept. Do yo...

    Michelle’s Answer

    I think it's always best to hire an attorney right away. They will generally get you a bigger settlement and save you a lot of time and trouble trying to settle it yourself. Good luck!

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  • I was going south on the 405, I was with a passenger, we were stopped on the freeway, there was heavy traffic. While we were at

    a complete stop a car rear ended us. The person that rear ended me gave me Met Life as her insurance but I am founding out that she is also insured by State Farm. Now State Farm and met life are figuring out which one of them will claim reponsab...

    Michelle’s Answer

    An experienced attorney will be able to refer you to a Dr. that will work on a lien basis. Thus, the Dr. will get paid out of your settlement and you won't have to pay anything out of pocket. We handle complicated cases all the time. Feel free to contact my office for an appointment at 424-262-0529. Hope you feel better soon.

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  • Auto accident in California. I was passenger in my daughter's car. She rear-ended someone. Can I make a claim against her insura

    My daughter was at fault. I was injured. Can I go after her insurance for compensation. Not sure if it matters but we do NOT live in the same house.

    Michelle’s Answer

    Yes, you can file a claim against her insurance. If you daughter has med-pay, she may also be able to file a claim against her own insurance to cover her medical trwatments. Feel free to call my office to make a free consultation appointment ag 424-262-0529.

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  • In Bankruptcy and receives a Refund Check for Overcharging

    If you are in a confirmed chapter 13 and receive a settlement check from a company that overcharged their customers, do you have to report this to the Trustee?. The company was sued in a class action lawsuit and lost. These charges were incurred b...

    Michelle’s Answer

    If the Debtor was a plaintiff in the class action at the time of filing, or even had a potential case against the company, it should have been disclosed on the petition at the time of filing. I agree with my colleagues above, your attorney will know what to do.

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  • I owe a lot of money for a car accident that I cannot afford to pay. what can i do?

    I was uninsured on my car for about a week. During this time, unfortunately while drive, I blacked out due to epilepsy and caused an accident. Now I am getting letters in the mail saying I owe a very large amount of money and I have no way to pay...

    Michelle’s Answer

    I agree with my colleagues above. Bankruptcy may be an option that would eliminate your debt. Feel free to contact my office in Gardena for a free consultation. You can reach me at 424-262-0529.

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  • What type of lawyer to consult? Looking for pro bono to write rebuttal.

    driver hit me, I have full coverage. police report found them at fault and they were cited for not having a DL. Now the driver suing me for property damage because their insurance won't cover their damages. The drivers lawyer sent a letter saying...

    Michelle’s Answer

    Call your insurance company and tell them about the complaint. They will hire an attorney to represent you. Further, you can also pick your own attorney, assuming they are willing to work for the fee the insurance company is offering to pay. As long as you had insurance, you shouldn't be worried. You can also hire an attorney on contingency to represent you against the person who hit you to recover any medical treatments and pain and suffering you underwent as a result of the accident. Good luck!

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