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Sean Michael Patrick

Sean Patrick’s Answers

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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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  • 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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