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I am a French tourist in LA involved in a car accident

Hello,JA: Hello. What seems to be the problem?Customer: I am a French tourist in LA involved in a car accident yesterday, but without injury; only damages to the rental car. The circumstances of the accident whereby a truck slowly rammed into our left rear seems dubious. The car rental company charged us a total $1770 for coverage of the accident seconds only after the accident happened. It seems very dodgy they could have known about it so quickly. The location of the damage is precisely where previous damage had occurred to the car (I took picture upon renting the car).JA: What state is this in? And how old is the car?Customer: California. I am not sure how old is the car. It had over 120,000 km at the counter. It had scratches and car here and there.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I am leaving back to my country of residence Japan on Saturday evening. Obviously the car rental company knows that

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Attorney-Expert

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I was recently involved in a car accident because I was

Hi there. I was recently involved in a car accident because I was sleep driving. But the police has given me a text while driving record.... which is not true... I have the phone bill that clearly state that I wasn't using my phone for any matters, and I don't have a habit of using my phone during that time (way to work). So I was wondering how should I defend myself at court? If I said I was sleep driving, can they give me a new ticket for that? Thanks! I live in MASS btw.JA: Because traffic laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MassachusettesJA: Do you need to appear in court?Customer: It's not a criminal ticket.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: How much do you charge for the lawyer??JA: I'm not sure of the exact price, but there's only a $5 deposit. The rest of the price information will be on the page I send you to.Customer: Ok then.

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Dwayne B.

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If 2 people are in a car accident and person 1 (me) The

If 2 people are in a car accident and person 1 (me) The other is at fault, and person 2 thinks I'm at fault, what is the likelihood that person to could sue me for everything I own and successfully wipe me out financially?I own five rental properties which is going to be my retirement in a couple of years and I own a real estate company which is an LLCBoth parties walked away from the accident with totaled cars (both older models)but both refused medical attention at the scene.The police report won't be ready for a week or so. I was not cited at the scene but I don't know about the other driver who hit meJust wondering if I should be taking care of my property by deleting it to my children immediately so that she cannot go after it

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Roger

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I was involved in a car accident and it was told by my

I was involved in a car accident and it was told by my insurance company that it was decided I was at fault. The person is claiming injury although I don't believe he was really injured. I saw him get out of his car and walk around fine, but he decided to get a lawyer and want's to sue. Although I have insurance and been told most of the time things will get settled, I was told there is a chance I may be personally responsible beyond what my limit is and any my personal assets can be taken. If I have a business account, can that be also taken? I do not have any assets besides my car and bank account for personal and a small business account and I am not rich by any means, can my whole life savings being taken if this does not get settled? Can my car also be taken also if this is not settled?

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I am looking for some legal advices on personal injury.

Hello, I am looking for some legal advices on personal injury. My8-year-old daughter has a car accident in China in March15 (was in a cab, the cab got hit by a speedy car), she had two broken ribs, and left eye frame bone fracture. she is back in US and i am wondering if i can file a lawsuit in US to get compensation from that Chinese cab company?thanks!

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Dwayne B.

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If someone totals another person's car and doesn't have

If someone totals another person's car and doesn't have insurance, what can happen? This is in California

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I live on New Mexico. I was involved in a rear end collision

I live on New Mexico. I was involved in a rear end collision with minor injuries. (The person received chiropractic care afterwards). I was issued a citation for careless driving. Now I'm being sued for punitive damages and the suit sites (reckless driving, which indicates willful and wonton disregard). But since I was only cited for careless driving due to inattention do they still have a basis for punitive damages? Thanks.

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Loren

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Thank you for your time. I wasn't sure which "specialty" I

Hello. Thank you for your time. I wasn't sure which "specialty" I should request - so it made sense to start here.My boyfriend and I had some joint credit cards. They were actually his, but he added my name. He was killed in a car accident last year and I continued to pay but right now. I cannot keep up with the payments as we did before he passed.I would like to call and try to reason with them - but I know corporate America has no time for personal problems. Sooooooo - with all of this said: what ARE my legal responsibilities.Thank you

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Kim Courtney

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On Friday, July 29, 2016, my 2015 Kia Sorento was hit in the

On Friday, July 29, 2016, my 2015 Kia Sorento was hit in the parking lot while I was at work by a drunk driver headed the wrong way in the parking lot; witnesses said that she hit my car, backed up and hit it again, gunning the gas that caused her tires to start spinning. This then pushed my vehicle out of its space hitting the car next to mine causing damage (broke the passenger side window out and mangled the passenger side door); the second car was then pushed into a third vehicle causing damage to the passenger side door on that vehicle.My car is a tribute to my daughter who was killed in a car accident 6 years ago; she was a huge Batman fan and I have decked my car out with batman items for her - I have a decal with her name and dates of birth and death in a Batman symbol among the other Batman items on the car; she was killed driving a GM car that was recalled (which we had no idea of the recall at the time); I'm still in litigations with them over her death.When I saw my Kia smashed, I can't describe the emotional distress that I felt...this car is a tribute and symbol of my daughter to keep her memory alive. This brings up all the memories of her death and what I'm dealing with the lawsuit...just more emotions that I didn't need to deal with at this time.Would I have a case regarding negligence and/or emotional distress on this?

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