answered on Feb 16, 2023
These types of questions of negligence are very fact-specific. You could get into issues of maintenance, etc. in addition to default of the product itself. Even if the driver is found to be at fault and ordered to pay, the driver may then have a cause of action against the manufacturer to recoup... Read more »
I haven’t had car insurance for a couple days due to a check being on hold and not paying on them. The only reason my car was out was to get formula. A girl was distracted and claimed she was crying and rear ended me and sent me into another car damaging the front and back of mine. Since I’m... Read more »
answered on Feb 2, 2023
A local attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. A local attorney must advise here, but in many states, only limited economic damages are recoverable if uninsured. However, each state has its own rules. Try to arrange a free initial consultation with a local... Read more »
Large decorative rock was hit leaving the parking lot of a dealership but the the dealership wasn't notified of the accident, rock could not be seen over the hood of the vehicle.
answered on Dec 19, 2022
If you damage property of another with your vehicle, you can be liable for the damage. You would need to speak with an attorney about your case if some exception applies in your situation.
State is Nebraska
answered on Nov 6, 2022
A Nebraska attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Until you're able to consult with a local attorney as to state-specific insurance practices, the short answer is that they do not usually have to, as protocol followed in most places nationwide. Insurance... Read more »
Garbage man hit my equipment trailer that I use daily. I had no choice but to rent one and it’s been over a year and at faults insurance still has paid out a dime. It took them 8 mo to deem a total loss and now only wants to pay for 14 days of rental fees and no loss of use. I’ve spent nearly... Read more »
answered on Oct 30, 2021
A Nebraska attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. As a general matter, it could depend on the terms of the policy. Vehicle property damages are generally limited to parts/labor for repairs or market value for geographic region, with rental for a limited and... Read more »
Once you submit, it is filed. Should I be worries? Accident was not my fault.
answered on Sep 21, 2021
If you didn't fill out the accident report as you intended, you may want to call and explain what you accidentally did and ask how to have the report re-opened.
answered on Jul 5, 2021
A Nebraska attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. You would need to initiate a property damage claim. It would be advisable to consult with a Nebraska attorney to identify any filing deadlines. If you're claiming loss of use, you could be requested to produce... Read more »
I was driving at around 40 mph to my girlfriend's house on a gravel road, and we came up a hill and there was a long row of gravel piled up in the middle of the road. This is a major arterial road, and there were no warning signs, so as a result, it destroyed my scrape guard underneath my car,... Read more »
answered on Jun 15, 2021
A Nebraska attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. In many places, it could depend on the road and the amount of traffic it gets. Good practices would have involved cordoning off the gravel and putting up signs, just as you mention, so that it wouldn't be a hazard... Read more »
My daughter was driving my car no insurance , was in an accident , a car ran a red light and hit her , and now the insurance company said they did their own investigation and finds my daughter at fault can they do that
answered on Mar 31, 2021
Yes, they can do that---but you do not have to accept the conclusion of the insurance company. You can make them take you to court and prove their case before a Judge. Likewise, if you are seeking money from the insurance company and they want to pay you nothing or less than what you believe you... Read more »
Other party has stated they were at fault according to police report. We now need to go forward to reach settlement for injuries sustained to our minor son. We have a claim # with other parties insurance. My son will not be able to do some things long-term he wanted to do. We have not paid any... Read more »
answered on Mar 19, 2021
You may want to contact an attorney in Nebraska that works in the personal injury field to help point you in the right direction. As a minor is involved, there may be special steps you need to take.
My insurance was cancelled 10days before this accident so the DMV says Im liable for $957 of damages to the person at fault for wrecking both vehicles for his failure to yeild to me in a roundabout.
answered on Jul 16, 2019
I'm not sure what your question is. If you've been charged with a crime or a traffic offense, then you should retain a criminal defense attorney. If you are being sued for civil damages and you'd like the opportunity to prove the accident was not your fault, then you should retain... Read more »
answered on Jan 9, 2019
you have hit personal property so you need to act accordingly. Nebraska seems to require you stop, identify yourself etc https://nebraskalegislature.gov/laws/statutes.php?statute=60-696
Suggest you speak with a Nebraska attorney
About three months ago I was delivering pizza in my own vehicle and struck a bicyclist at a crosswalk. There was a witness that said the bicyclist had stopped before entering the crosswalk and I was issued a ticket. The bicyclist had to be taken away in an ambulance due to a knee injury.My... Read more »
answered on Nov 20, 2018
You as the driver are responsible for the accident and the lawyer is likely to come after the pizza place to have them recover as well.
This is his first ever issue with the law, he is a good student & a respectful teen, he was scared & didn't know what to do, the unoccupied vehicle wasn't parked in a marked parking area, and this incident happened on private property, our insurance took care of all damages right... Read more »
answered on Feb 11, 2018
Yes. Find one who handles citations in that court. Make sure person was paid. Ask them for something showing they paid that your son can show the Court.
answered on Aug 2, 2017
The owner of the vehicle or the company. Any licensed driver of the vehicle would be held responsible for any violations. The company may later be subjected to civil suit for any violations they subjected an employee to.
We received a letter from LPD saying to ignore it if she is not the current owner anymore but we want to make absolutely sure that we cannot be charged for anything.
answered on Jul 21, 2017
You can't "abandon" a car and assume it's not hers. Hers until title is transfered. Right now she can be charged with costs of getting rid of it.She should have traded it to a junkyard in exchange for the tow & disposal.
Today the roads were terrible in our town. When I say terrible, I mean a complete sheet of ice. For some reason our school district didn't call off school, making it extremely hazardous to drive (let alone teenagers drive). I left my hous early to head to school, and took the nearest main... Read more »
answered on Jan 26, 2017
I'm not hearing any accident--your car seems to have had some type of electronic coronary. No I don't see any way of holding the school responsible. Nor the city.
I am now 22 and have found out that the lawyer is not really working my case and has lost 2 years of my file. I have never signed a agreement with the lawyer but she holds me responsible for certain costs not my mother. Can I change lawyer and not owe her 33 1/3 of a new lawyers settlement.
answered on Jun 22, 2016
When you say she's not working on it, have you sat down and looked at the file? I would contact a member of the Nebraska Trial Lawyers Assn--they give free consults.See what they say/advise.
answered on May 13, 2011
Negligent driving is a 3 point moving violation in Nebraska.
answered on May 13, 2011
Yes. It depends on the type of tort. For example, intentional tort claims have a 1 year limitation period, where claims arising out of negligence must be filed within 4 years of the date of discovery.
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