dads truck broke down, left it in the driveway of someone to avoid leavings it in the middle of a public road. i walked down to the location of the car in middle of the night due to my brother mentioning the presence of flashing lights at the truck. Upon arriving walking up to the situation the... Read more »
Not sure of your question, but you have stated alot of facts on a public forum. If charged with DUI, that is your main concern. Hire a competent attorney to prepare for a Preliminary Hearing. Apparently your actions or statements caused the LEO's to think you had the capability of...Read more »
Yes, it could potentially still be your fault because you are required when operating a motor vehicle to maintain control of your vehicle. In the situation you described you should have left enough room in between your vehicle and the vehicle in front of you to allow yourself ample time to stop....Read more »
You should probably call a lawyer specializing in car injuries. Ask your friends for a referral. I am sure at least some of them have been in car accidents and can recommend a good lawyer or two. Many injury lawyers will be happy to discuss your options and will give you an initial consultation for...Read more »
Hi, I am aware that some insurance companies calculate pain and suffering for auto accident/personal injury cases using a "multiplier" between 1 and 5 depending on the severity of the injury. In preparation for considering an upcoming offer from my P&C carrier for a claim under my... Read more »
My car had not left my house all day I let the officers search in my car in my house he was not here he hadn't been all day. But when he went to jail eventually for his warrant they had charged him for driving that day they assumed he was in my car
Not sure of your question, but it is possible drug tests of both the driver and the deceased will be performed. THP has authority here. Driver should hire an attorney now to prepare him for the investigation and possible prosecution, as well as insurance claims.
I was stopped behind a school bus that backed up without seeing me, totaling my car. My physical injuries were just tissue injuries, mentally traumatized. I’ve had to go without a car for over a month. Metro’s legal department keeps trying to pressure me into taking NADA value for the car, and... Read more »
If you believe that the other side is being unfair and/or trying to get one over you then you need to consult with an injury lawyer in your area----most will provide a free consultation so there is no reason not to contact a few, ask them your questions and then if necessary, hire the one with whom...Read more »
Head on collision, country road with no center line markings. They decided he was at fault for “crossing the center line” but there are no lines on the road. Now the people in the other truck are suing his estate for wrongful death after the insurance already paid them the max amount. The... Read more »
Is someone defending against the Suit? If not, default judgment will occur. Who actually filed for Probate? If not the creditor, then it was a large mistake. The real property can be looked upon to satisfy such a claim. But if the Heirs own as Tenants In Common, then it will be more...Read more »
I truly hate to bother you, but I am looking for a reputable lawyer in and around McNaiy County TN, especially one that deals in auto claims and damages against government neglect. I was in a recent wreck that caused me to roll my vehicle and it was do to poorly laded gravel done by... Read more »
I finally got ahold of someone from the insurance company after almost 3 weeks and they told me I was at fault just because I hit the other person first. The other person involved ran a stop sign and I was not able to stop in time. I was wondering if I have a case?
Call a competent attorney in your area today. There are many pertinent facts needed, and you do not understand what is going on. Even if a property damage tort only in your case, you can mess it up quickly. Citations in Court can destroy you also. Comparative Negligence may apply.
Should I have waited for a trial? The defendant only had $100,000 coverage with no property. I was told if I went over policy limits she may file for bankruptcy. My medical bills was paid through Medicare with came to me for $17000 due to them.
A Tennessee attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. If you signed the release and accepted the settlement, there's no point punishing yourself. You could ask your attorney if there are options with the lien - unfortunately, public agency health liens can...Read more »
He may have been licensed, and hopefully he is and had insurance. You need to be concerned about proving his liability and his ability to pay for your damages (such as insurance). If he was unlicensed, LEO's probably would have cited/arrested him. But that would not have been negligence...Read more »
My wife was backing out of her parking space in a school parking lot (2737 Kate Bond Rd, Memphis, TN 38133) in Memphis, TN. Front of school, parking area between baseball diamond and parking median. Wife pulling back driver coming fast around corner. Police were called and declined to come out... Read more »
A Tennessee attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. Regardless, any attorney will be reluctant to advise you to accept or decline a settlement offer. But as a GENERAL premise in virtually all jurisdictions, a car backing out of a parking spot is generally burdened in...Read more »
One however, it’s her parents that are constantly coming and going from her home past my home. Her father does not get out of the road. Today I was in the spot where I could not get over (big ditch) and he could and yet he kept coming and almost side swipped my car. My question is if he would... Read more »
1. Easement- if the other people do not have an easement or right to enter - they shouldn't be using the area. However, over a long period of time they can gain rights - so whoever is the holder of the underlying easement needs to protect the...Read more »
I slid off the road into a thicket of small trees. Truck has minimal damage and is still driveable, but had to be winched out. I'm not filing a claim due to only liability coverage. Did the trooper HAVE to issue me a failure to maintain control and exercise due care citations. I had no... Read more »
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