I was in a car accident last year my insurance company considered my car totaled and I canceled the plates in April of last year before they took it. They had messed up when the tow company was coming so my plates were still in my car and I told the insurance guy I just needed an hour before... Read more »
Unfortunately I suggest you obtain the services of a New York attorney experienced in this type of law because you are going to have to convince a judge that you are not responsible for the tickets based on your circumstances described above. You can also keep attempting to dispute the tickets...Read more »
I am a full time ride-share driver hit by a car and their insurance accepted fault. How can I be compensated for lost wages and are they responsible for paying upfront for a rental while vehicle is being repaired?
Every situation is fact intensive and related to that particular circumstance. However, when an insurance company accepts fault for an accident, they should be providing a rental, if one is needed. This is particularly applicable if they are paying for the repair of the vehicle. The situation...Read more »
My car was towed to a storage facility and I don't know who has to pay for those fees, since his supposed insurance company, GEICO, says his insurance was expired or invalid (?). I had coverage for uninsured and underinsured drivers, but that only covers bodily injury. I'm filling a claim... Read more »
A Massachusetts attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. If you have to get rid of the car, you may want to consider taking photos. Your post does not mention injury, and I hope you were not injured. But if there were any injuries here and the matter needs to be...Read more »
So recently someone I consider my brother Who has lived with my mother for the last five years got into an accident in my car during a storm the car ended up in a ditch I have collision coverage on my insurance they called me yesterday and told me they are not going to cover the accident and now I... Read more »
A Massachusetts attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. You could review the policy closely to see what it is says about non-primary drivers. But as a general matter nationwide, carriers can deny coverage for users outside the policy holder's household. Good...Read more »
A Massachusetts attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. These can be tough settings. Sometimes liability is apportioned between both sides, depending on the negligence doctrines followed in the jurisdiction. Good luck
Presumably, the nature and extent of your damages (injuries) remain contested. Therefore, at a minimum, counsel for the defendant will want to ask questions about your medical care, treatment, diagnosis, prognosis. Also, some details of how the incident occurred, and resulting vehicle damage,...Read more »
got in a serious car accident cannot walk anymore and got a very small settlement...recieved check at same time got approved for disability and don't wanna lose it all ready check is all ready gone and spent
It's not worth the trouble that can come if you get caught. Sometimes the info gets to SSA in unexpected ways. When they find out, they can demand repayment of several years of benefits. If your benefits are need based, then you can spend the funds on specific things approved by SSA like some...Read more »
said i came from the center lane and hit him and the police gave me a ticket. unsafe lane change the fine was 20.00 i appealed the ticket and waiting for a date. is it worth it to fight the ticket and how can one defend against the lies.
A Massachusetts could answer your question best, but your post remains open for two weeks. It could be worth your time to fight the ticket. More than the $20 of the ticket could be at stake if the outcome is used as evidence of your fault if you are sued. Since the matter would be governed by...Read more »
A Massachusetts attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a general principle nationwide, an insurance carrier could deny claims involving drivers not named in a policy. It could also depend on the insurance carrier, as some are more lenient than others on this...Read more »
A Massachusetts attorney could best advise, but your post remains open for two weeks. As a general premise of insurance law, if a claimant is indemnified for a loss by the carrier, they aren't generally able to seek money for those very same damages elsewhere. But that is a simplified...Read more »
They found a license plate on the side of the road and they want to display it in their room. Again, my friend isn't going to drive with it, they just want to use it as a decoration. I'm in Massachusetts if that's any help. (02191 is my zip)
I alerted my insurer, Geico, about the accident but filed claim with Secura, the insurer for the truck driver, because Geico said I would have to pay deductible if I filed with them. Secura has been dragging their feet on doing anything. They have not yet had the adjuster look at car and it has... Read more »
It sounds like you need an experienced personal injury attorney to help you. It is unclear from your question on which state the accident occurred in. You will most likely be covered by the laws of the state where the accident occurred. I strongly suggest you speak with an experienced personal...Read more »
I was in a vehicle crash in July, 2019. I was not at fault so my damage was paid for by the person at fault. My insurance though sent me a check for damage as well, So i cashed it after they sent me a letter saying it does NOT have to be used for my vehicle. I am now receiving... Read more »
It sounds like your insurance carrier, either in the course of its investigation or in an audit, discovered the double payment - both from themselves and from the other driver. Either on your own or through a Massachusetts attorney, you could ask the carrier if they would be willing to consider...Read more »
I have sickle cell anemia but I had no complications until after the accident. The side of the impact is the side where my osteonecrosis ended up in my shoulder and knee. This left me in a ton of pain and now I have to change my way of life. I want to know what a good amount of money is to settle... Read more »
There are a number of factors to consider when evaluating a motor vehicle injury claim. First, you will need to establish the operator of the second motor vehicle caused the accident and is 100% liable for the accident. You will also need to know the amount of insurance coverage there is...Read more »
My parked car was involved in a hit and run accident. I do not have collision coverage so my insurance won't cover the damages. The police witnessed the accident and was able to get the license plate. The woman whose car hit mine was not driving at the time, but her son was driving. Her... Read more »
Unless her son stole it he would be authorized. Its baloney. Suggest you provide estimates for repair, file a complaint with the insurance commissioner. Depending on the nature of the denial you may have claims under
They never asked about additional drivers and contract doesn't mention it. He was the one who picked it up so they knew hevwas a driver. I paid extra for the liability insurance. Just need to know if he is covered even though not listed anywhere on contract
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