This was on a bridge were the left lane shoulder was not wide enough to the vehicle to be completely out of the left lane. There is a large shoulder lane on the right side of the road. There were also no signs indicating workers were present. This cause traffic to come to a complete stop on the... Read more »
An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. As a general matter, something like that could possibly violate local vehicle and traffic/public safety regulations. But municipal vehicles also enjoy more leeway than ordinary vehicles in terms of performing...Read more »
Don't do it; it's a very bad idea on many levels. An Arkansas attorney could tell you about the vehicle and traffic law(s) you'd violate, but your question remains open for two weeks. It sounds like you're a young driver, but you'd subject yourselves and others to danger,...Read more »
He gave a us a false name but the right phone number. We were staying in contact until I called his insurance to confirm he filed the claim. He did not. He is denying the whole thing. There were plenty of businesses around that hopefully caught it on surveillance. My Camry is totaled and my husband... Read more »
Or is it different from the state investigation and how long does that all take, when i called the state police they said the final report is done and available for pick up at the state office so does that mean it's all completed and the final investigation to determine the at fault party and... Read more »
An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. As a GENERAL matter in most jurisdictions, what you describe is usually the extent of an accident report. Drivers are given a chit at the scene and can pick up final reports in around ten days for a small fee,...Read more »
An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. It could be a fact-intensive determination, looking at all the person's actions and in particular, how they reflect on their state of mind. It could also be the County DA or responding officer's call....Read more »
I let my friend borrow my truck without my husband permission his name is on the title not mine or im not on the insurance she got a ticket for no driver license and now she dont want to pay what to do
I preceded to rear end him because of his abrupt stop, there was no reason for there to be a vehicle stopped in the middle of the highway without hazards on or some other indication as to this action, and there was nothing provoking him otherwise to do so. I was following at least 3 car lengths and... Read more »
I'm sorry about your accident. Unfortunately, in virtually any jurisdiction, fault is almost always attributed to the vehicle in the rear. Your insurance carrier will assign an attorney to you if the other vehicle's occupants were injured and they decide to sue. Your attorney would raise...Read more »
I don’t see why not. Seems like a good way to avoid an accident. Who is going to complain? Would have to check local ordinances but seems like it would be a best practice to avoid someone running into the truck.
An Arkansas attorney could answer you best, but your question remains open for a week. Your treatment with a chiropractor is but one factor that could be used to determine the value of your case. The liability examiner or attorney for the other driver's carrier would look at other factors as...Read more »
A tough case--I had one which we won but...it was difficult. However the driver should plead not guilty as they tried their best to keep going. However be advised that if the driver kept going and didn't pull to the side of the road the court may say that it's on the driver because they...Read more »
Yes. The fact that the victim didn't have insurance does not absolve the driver who was at fault. However, depending on the jurisdiction, remedies of the victim could be limited if they did not carry insurance. Also, they could face penalties for driving uninsured. You would need to consult...Read more »
What can our family do legally? The person said they didn't see him on his loud Harley, yet hit him on the passenger front side while making a left turn. This was in Arkansas where he lived with his wife and son.
I would recommend you contact an Arkansas injury lawyer to discuss whether anything can be done in a civil claim. Regarding whether there is criminal liability for what occurred, I would need more information and also direct you to the prosecuting attorney in the County where the wreck occurred.
It's generally legal for them to hold the instrument of a crime, but how long is another question. A day or two is one thing--but long enough for it to be unaffordable to get out is a matter you should call the Arkansas Civil liberties Union about. However as long as you had insurance that...Read more »
Most likely the insurance will consider it so. Was there a reason for it stopping? If no reason you may have an argument that the person was "contributorily at fault," but you are supposed to leave enough room so that you can stop if there's a sudden emergency in front--a child or...Read more »
Means the berm shouldn't be used for travel, the highway is. Thus "driving in lanes meant for travel" is the vehicular code perverse citation for didn't stay in lane of travel and went off the side of the road.
Not clear what your situation is. If you have a claim and bills left, you need to see if you have "underinsured motorist coverage." Best thing to do, before you ink anything , is get a consult with a member of theArkasas Assn for Justice--they give free consults.
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