Whom was driving illegally in the HOV lane because it was over 1 ton and one driver. He hit the vehicle behind me then my car. I do have full coverage on my car as well as bodily injury on my coverage. Do I need to get an attorney? Will my insurance be able to rectify this matter?
Yes, you need to hire an attorney. In the meantime, you should organize all documents regarding the property damage, your medical treatment, lost wages (if any), and the accident report. Additionally, preserve any photographs you have of the damage of the vehicle(s).
A 18 wheeler jacked knife to avoid hitting me after I wrecked and ended up having a sill on the highway. Now the company is suing me for damages related to the jack knife plus the cleanup fees associated with the spill cleanup. What type of lawyer do I seek out to take on this lawsuit? I spoke with... Read more »
Your case will likely be governed by the Texas Tort Claims Act assuming the government employee was in the course and scope of his employment. You should hire an attorney with knowledge and experience in personal injury claims and claims involving the Texas Tort Claims Act.
The insurance company will be entitled to review medical records relevant to the accident. However, many times, they will provide you with a very broad authorization form that allows them to rummage through your medical history for the past several years. You should contact a personal injury...Read more »
Technically, if he was not at fault, being impaired does not matter. However, a jury will normally take these things into account when apportioning fault. Ultimately, the facts will matter, and it is possible to recover damages even in a scenario such as this.
I live in Louisiana, but had an Alabama title. (Car was registered here in Louisiana, where I live and where the wreck occurred.) The other guys insurance co will not give me the complete amount of my totaled truck, (only gave me 1/2.) Until I pay to get the Alabama title changed over to a... Read more »
No, it's a delay tactic. I would strongly advise against signing any release until our talk to an attorney. FYI, the prescription period for filing a car accident suit is one year from the date of accident.
The other driver pulled out in front of him and was cited for failure to yield right of way. My insurance company says the other driver is 100% at fault but the other insurance co. says they will only take 85% responsibility. There was a witness on the scene that said they think that my son may... Read more »
I was changing lanes and had more than enough room to do that. When another vehicle that was obviously speeding struck the rear of my trailer. I was issued a ticket for improper lane usage. He struck me from behind (Not the side) what can I do about the citation?
Unless he was already in the lane you were changing into, I'd fight the ticket. If you're a truck driver, you might consider hiring an attorney to (1) try to resolve the ticket without you having to go back to Louisiana, and (2) try to have it dismissed to prevent it from creating havoc...Read more »
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