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  • What is the DA going to talk to me about? What are my legal options to avoid any trumped up issues by this disgruntled accuser?

    I was side swiped by a person making an illegal merge, we stopped and she refused to give me her info and insisted I give her mine. It was clear she was not going to give me her info. I took pictures of her license plate, her car damage and carri...

    Edward’s Answer

    Sounds like you are going have to prove the case by the photographic evidence and any diagrams you can come up with of the location of the wreck. I would take pictures of your car and go back to the scene of the crime and document how the wreck occurred. You can also go with a Google maps photo of the location and print that off too.

    you may want to hire an accident reconstruction expert - many retired police officer/detectives do this line of work and can be very helpful. Also, your insurance company will be investigating the crash and you should ask them for information which would help you in proving your side of the story.

    Hope this works out for you.

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  • IS THIS LEGAL FOR THEM TO DO THIS?

    I went to my doctors office today to pick up a prescription that they said was ready for me and when I asked for it they said to take a seat and someone would bring it out to me...so the nurse came out and asked me to come back with her and I said...

    Edward’s Answer

    Without more information it will be hard to ascertain and determine if they had the right to do the urine sample. However, since you already are an existing patient and you are picking up prescription medications, it seems feasible that this office is just following through on their practice to do this randomly. Certain pain management clinics are instituting this type of random procedures as they are coming under more scrutiny from the authorities.

    You should call the office and ask them what was the purpose of the random screening.

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  • If something gets stolen because the front door stays broken, could the property owner/management company be held liable?

    I live in an old apartment building in a high traffic area in Seattle. There have been transients who have gotten in to steal things and we have issues with crime nearby, not to mention a resident with a stalker (and a restraining order!). Our...

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    Yes, but you have to put them on notice of the problem. Sounds like you have already informed them of the decision, but you should document this disclosure to them. You should put it in writing that you (and possibly others) will hold them responsible for any and all harm due to someone walking in the unlocked door.

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  • How far can I go with the above issue? Could I take him to court?

    I was seen by a doctor for an on the job injury. I have already had surgery on L3 and L4, however, I still have issues with a pinched nerve. The doctor I seen gave a total false report to the state on how I am doing. He claimed to have completed ...

    Edward’s Answer

    I would follow up with an L&I attorney if this is an on the job injury. i can tell if you already have an L&I attorney on this as you just mentioned your legal team. You can also bring a claim against a 3rd party for your injuries if someone other than your employer, or you, caused the injury.

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  • Can I seek a settlement?

    I have an on the job injury...if I choose not to go back to work...

    Edward’s Answer

    Well, it depends. If you have an open L&I claim you can pursue closing your claim. If you were injured through the fault of someone else, while you were on the job, you can also seek some compensation from what is called a 3rd party. Choosing not to go back to work would affect your recovery as far as your lost wages that you could claim.

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  • What will I expect on my court date

    Just yesterday I had received a ticket for getting into a car accident with no license but the car has insurance and the car was not impounded

    Edward’s Answer

    It would likely be a driving without a operator's license. If can get a license by the time of the court date and you may be able to significantly reduce the penalty. Vehicle Code 12500 is what you want to look up. Get local counsel.

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  • My question is this. Can legal action be taken against this hospital for refusing to fix the mistake that they made?

    In late 2015 I had my shunt readjusted because it had moved. They also told me I did not need the shunt and shut it off. I called the hospital's neurosurgery department and the chief of neurosurgery basically told me to go to hell. The thing is, t...

    Edward’s Answer

    In order not to be a statistic, follow-through and get a second or third opinion. Advocate for yourself. As another attorney suggested, seeking out a neurosurgeon is not easy. Start at the University Hospitals and Medical Centers. Additionally, it doesn't sound like your injuries which do not sound permanent, also called damages, warrant a lawsuit at this stage because of the expensive nature of litigation. I would reach out to local counsel and get their opinions as well.

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  • Can i sue this laboratory for the damages done? What type of attorney should i contact? Class action? Thanks

    Hello, i have been extremely sick with traumatic brain injury, a congenital malformation of the lungs and 20 other symptoms as a result of a toxic mold injury since July 2014. I am still in intensive treatment. During this time i have been buildin...

    Edward’s Answer

    I agree with the advice you received in consulting with an attorney about the ramifications. i would think that you could repeat the urine testing with another company and there would not be the large damages that you may think if you can redo the test.

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  • 2 yr statue of limitation??

    I gt injury in my job i work for a sub contractor (6-2014) my lawyer filed a lawsuit againts him but know we find out that we sue the wrong guy ,,dad and son got the same name know i cant find him what else to do and the the 2 yr time limit its ...

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    I would conduct some discovery with the help of your lawyer - and ask the party you have in the case for the whereabouts of his dad/son. It is possible then to amend the lawsuit to include the right person - or at least include the right person in the claim. Good Luck.

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  • How to get court records against a BECU

    How to get public records against local credit union BECU ? I would like to get public records of all complaints made by their members against BECU either current or past complaints made by either current or past members. 1.How can I get small...

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    You would have to initiate a complaint against BECU to ask a judge to order BECU to divulge these records form the company. in order to get copies of complaints, you can hire a private investigator to search the King County and Pierce County court records for Small Claims, District and Superior Court.

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