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Q: A car hit me from behind and then I slammed into the car in front of me

- who is at fault here for the damage to the car in front?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Apr 24, 2017

The guy who hit you. Make that clear. Contact a member of the New Hampshire Assn for Justice--they give free consultations.

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Q: If my daughter and her friend take car without permission, who would face criminal charges, driver or both?

Her friend was driving, if i press charges for theft, would my daughter be charged with a crime too?

They were in an unregistered car and had a accident, who is responsible for any medical bills?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Feb 14, 2017

Your daughter might if she gave the keys. However the problem you may have is they probably didn't intend to steal it--just to take it without permission, which is likely a misdemeanor. I would argue the driver is repsonsible at least for herbills, possibly your daughters. If drivers parents... Read more »

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Q: Tow company is threatening to send isue to the state, to have my licence taken, they still have my car?

"Just so you understand stiffing me with this wreck is not gonna be good for you...... if I send it to the state as you not taking financial responsibility you will loose your liscence and registration until you take care of it. The bill is growing daily so you need to take care of this... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Dec 25, 2016

most take the title; this person didn't chose to. Depending on the year, condition why should they? It's on you to pay and they are correct--storage fees usually run $30 /day! I assume you don't have insurance. So find out what they suggest--talk to them, don't ignore it.... Read more »

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Q: I own livestock and a car hit one on the road - do I have to pay for the damage done to the car?
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Nov 11, 2016

Most cases yes. Turn it over to your homeowners/ranch insurance. Don't try to do it yourself. Don't give a statement to anyone but your company.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Car Accidents for New Hampshire on
Q: Someone hit my dog after she got of leach is the driver responsible
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jul 27, 2016

If the dog is running free unlikely--the only circumstance would be if neutral witnesses say the dog lay down in the middle of the road and the driver, slowly and purposefully, ran over him. Even then the claim for the dog is the market value of a dog of that age. There is no recovery for any... Read more »

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Q: Who is at fault when car turning left hits truck going around car on left side?

Car was using directional and moving slow when truck passed in oncoming traffic lane, left lane. Car turning hit the truck and owner of truck is threatening law suit if driver of the car doesn't give him money. Driver of truck refuses to give written estimate and photos of damage. Neither... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jul 22, 2016

A lot depends on the lanes, who hit who were and in relation to what lane etc.

If he had a right to be in the left lane, and you are the turning vehicle, it's your obligation to be aware not just of what's going on to your left but what's going on in the traffic coming your...
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