Legal Question in Personal Injury in California

i filed a small claims case in San Diego, but settled with the insurance company.

Is there any legal penelty for me, if I do not show up for the court date?

Asked on 7/30/13, 7:01 pm

Experienced Personal Injury Attorneys

The Law Offices of Eslamboly & Barlavi has over 20 years of experience helping victims of automobile, motorcycle, pedestrian, slip-and-fall accidents and much more all over California. We can help you recover for your pain and suffering and other losses and expenses. No recovery No fee. Visit our website or call us for a free consultation about your case at 1-800-LAW-TALK.

Find Experienced Personal Injury Attorneys

4 Answers from Attorneys

Joel Selik www.SelikLaw.com
0 users found helpful
0 attorneys agreed

You need to file a requiest for dismissal. There is a judicial council form to make it easy.

Read more
7/30/13, 7:11 pm
Timothy McCormick Libris Solutions - Dispute Resolution Services
0 users found helpful
0 attorneys agreed

Yes, there may be a penalty. The court might issue an order to show cause why you shouldn't be fined for wasting a court date. You should file a dismissal as Mr. Selik suggests.

Read more
7/31/13, 1:52 pm
Terry A. Nelson Nelson & Lawless
0 users found helpful
0 attorneys agreed

Yes, you lose the case by default.

Read more
7/31/13, 4:05 pm
John Laurie Gertz and Laurie
0 users found helpful
0 attorneys agreed

file the dismissal asap

Read more
8/03/13, 10:55 pm

Related Questions & Answers

More Personal Injury Law and Tort Law questions and answers in California

Looking for something else?

Get Free Legal Advice

8782 active attorneys ready to answer your legal questions today.

Personal Injury Law and Tort Law Legal Forms

Browse and download our attorney-prepared and up-to-date legal forms from $4.99

Find a Legal Form

Featured Attorneys

Timothy McCormickLibris Solutions - Dispute Resolution ServicesSan Francisco, CA
Anthony RoachLaw Office of Anthony A. RoachChatsworth, CA
Barry SteinDe Cardenas, Freixas, Stein & ZacharyMiami, FL
Find An Attorney

Are you an Attorney?

Earn additional revenue and grow your business. Join LawGuru Now