I filed an appeal with my past insurance, and won. They agree to remove the misrepresented/Fraud they marked on the claim as well as remove the claim so it would not effect me getting insurance with other company's. When I asked for a letter to show proof, or a email they said they can't... Read more »
answered on Feb 17, 2023
An Illinois attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. There aren't details here on what the matter involved, and who handled the appeal. However, if you won an appeal, whether in court or through an arbitration tribunal, that would usually involve receiving a... Read more »
I presented my insurance card to the States Attorney office's and that is when i found out my insurance has lapsed. Now he is the one introuble. I have since then insured my vehicle thru a different company. What are we looking at
answered on May 2, 2022
Go to court with him along with proof you have insurance now. They will give you court supervision (protecting the license), although they will require him to carry SR 22 for a period of time.
The driver’s car insurance is American Family. Based on the State Police Trooper report as well as the American Family insurance company investigations, the driver behind me was at fault for the accident. Therefore, I was told by the American Family insurance company that they will fully cover... Read more »
answered on Feb 2, 2022
By definition, whenever the cost of repair exceeds the fair market value of the vehicle, it is totally demolished. On your facts, your car is worth $1500 and would cost $12,000 to repair, accordingly, your car is totally demolished. You have choices.1.) You can accept $1500 and give the title to... Read more »
answered on Jan 29, 2022
Your father had a contract with the life insurance company that requires them to pay the benefits of the policy to the person he named as the beneficiary. They won't make an independent determination of the wisdom of your father's choice. Furthermore, if they gave the proceeds to you,... Read more »
My insurance is asking for a recorded statement. They already paid my claim + my car was fixed. They say they need the recorded statement to get my deductible back for me. I've already given a written statement. Should I give a recorded statement? I was always told not to do this in the past... Read more »
answered on Jan 22, 2022
An Illinois attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Insurance policies generally require cooperation from policyholders in the event of an accident. This can mean making vehicles available for inspection, making oneself available for physician examinations,... Read more »
He drove my car while I was out of the country. Just waiting for my insurance to call back.
answered on Jul 26, 2021
It depends on your carrier. Your insurance only covers "licensed drivers." Given that his license was revoked, your brother was NOT a licensed driver. Any carrier could use such an opportunity to legitimately deny a claim. That you were unaware is irrelevant unless he stole the car.... Read more »
got into an accident and totaled the car*, is it required to pay them?
answered on Apr 5, 2021
If you are at fault in the accident and do not have insurance, then the victim or other party's insurance company very well may make demand on you and/or sue you for the damages. Also, it may impact your driving privileges. Depending on your financial situation, you may want to consult a... Read more »
Ill. Sup. Ct. R. 775 “IMMUNITY” seems to offer total protection to anyone who files an ARDC complaint against a lawyer, even if the grievance is entirely untrue and filed simply to harass the lawyer. The ARDC thoroughly investigates every claim, and it seems unfair to force lawyers to spend the... Read more »
answered on Sep 17, 2020
I have read both of your questions. Rule 775 does provide that immunity in the context of ARDC communications. It is not clear if the suit you describe is a malpractice claim against you, but if so I would suggest you review with your attorney. If not involving a malpractice claim, but arising from... Read more »
Does a defense lawyer practicing in Illinois have an ethical obligation to inform his client that the client may have insurance coverage for a lawsuit that would cover the client's legal fees? Even if this means that the case would have to be tendered to the insurance company and that lawyer... Read more »
answered on Sep 15, 2020
Generally, any claim/case should be reviewed to determine if there is possible insurance coverage. If there is potential coverage then the claim/case should be forwarded to the parties insurance agent who will transmit to the insurance company. If there is coverage, then the insurance company... Read more »
still have the title until I completely pay the bankruptcy off, but I have been recently in a minor accident and the insurance company wont pay me unless I have a lienholder release form. Will I be able to get that since the car is paid off eventhough the bankruptcy isnt?
answered on May 15, 2020
You should be able to, yes. Consult the trustee on your case and tell him what has happened.
I’ve spoken with the other party’s insurance adjuster haven’t signed anything or given a recorded statement. Just given him a few pieces of my medical records pertaining to this injury. I am still have ongoing medical treatment. I have no attorney I’m handling this insurance claim all by... Read more »
answered on Mar 5, 2020
You generally send out demand letters once your treatment has been completed. That said, you are doing yourself an immense disservice by not having an attorney represent you, especially considering the severity of the injuries you described. You will never receive a fair offer unless you are... Read more »
I escrow my homeowners insurance and my mortgage company didn’t pay my homeowners insurance and now I have a leak in my kitchen. I tried resolving the issue with my mortgage company but they are not being responsive. What can I do? They still have not paid my homeowners insurance and have not... Read more »
answered on Jan 10, 2020
Gather all the paperwork involving your situation and take it to an attorney. It's likely the mortgage company can be persuaded to do the right thing, or sued if they don't.
My home was burgularized while i am out of state and my insurer refuses to give me shelter or access to the. Reports to get a contractor to look at the damages. I am asked to complete and sign a pre printed inaccurate sworn affidavit ,send utility bills& travel itenerary. I am still out of town... Read more »
answered on Nov 17, 2019
It looks like something in the investigation of your claim triggered suspicion on the part of your insurance carrier. It would be difficult for an attorney to make a meaningful assessment without investigating the loss and the carrier's handling of the claim in detail. It could be worthwhile... Read more »
My auto insurance has denied my claim for property damage and rescinded my policy due to misrepresentation and false warranties.
answered on Nov 11, 2019
If you are correct about your misrepresentations, your insurance is probably within its rights to refuse payment and to cancel you.
Life insurance threw job, got fired, claim denied. Talked to old employer about it they said they filed appeal. Talked to insurance , they say old employer didn't file. I got letter from old employer stating that I was denied life insurance due to my husband being on hospice and a check that I... Read more »
answered on Oct 29, 2019
I'm sorry for the loss of your husband and this difficult ordeal. There is no simple answer here. As a starting point, you can gather records of all correspondence, including matters concerning the insurance denial, employer's appeal, original application, and everything else you have and... Read more »
I am just wondering if i got a ticket or not. he didnt say and told me to drive away without my license. did i get a ticket?
answered on Sep 17, 2019
When an officer issues a ticket he or she will provide with a physical ticket advising you of the offense, etc. It does not sound like you were given a ticket. I’m guessing it has to do with your age? Maybe the officer wants to bring your license to your home to speak with your parents. It may be... Read more »
What do I say or do? To not get fined for that ticket
answered on May 9, 2018
If you had insurance on the date and time you were ticketed, you need to appear in court and show that proof of insurance. If you did not have insurance on the date and time you were ticketed, you need to show proof that the car was junked and that you have insurance now on another vehicle. If this... Read more »
Wanting to know if applying for insurance whether they can access my tickets as a minor or they are erased.
answered on Jan 10, 2018
That will depend upon your driving record down the road. But they do not automatically disappear just because you turn 21.
And I don’t know what todo it’s my first time going to court and the car I was driving wasn’t mine it was my sisters car , but I told the officer that I was going fast cause I had low fuel on the car and I don’t know what to do
answered on Dec 30, 2017
You are charged with a Class B Misdemeanor, so you need to hire an attorney to assist you. Class B Misdemeanors are punishable by up to 6 months in jail. You need to hire an attorney now.
Can I eliminate the fine and remove the record? Do I need to wait for the three months until the court date?
answered on Dec 25, 2017
The ticket will be dismissed if you provide proof of insurance on your court date covering the vehicle at the time you were stopped. You will not owe fines or court costs.
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