answered on Mar 8, 2022
Generally, no. Once you settle your claim with the insurance company, you forfeit your right to seek any further compensation from them related to the accident. Instead, you and your attorney must account for the cost of any expected future medical care in your initial settlement demand. The burden... Read more »
I let someone use my car and they damaged the whole driver side. They said theyd pay for damages, but now they are giving me a hard time with getting it fixed. Refusing to pay. I have text messages stating they would pay for the damages but no other proof that they were driving.
answered on Jan 27, 2021
Do you have collision insurance? As a general rule, auto insurance follows the vehicle rather than the driver. If you do have collision coverage, your best bet may be to file a claim, pay the deductible, and work out a deal (in writing) with this person to pay you back anything you had to pay out... Read more »
The door was ripped off as the vehicle was passing.
answered on Nov 11, 2019
Most-likely the door opener. He or she generally has a duty to first check for approaching traffic--whether that be a vehicle or even a cyclist--if the door would open into a lane of travel.
answered on Oct 3, 2018
Were you injured in the accident? If so, you can reach out to a personal injury lawyer (or two) to discuss your options. Almost every personal injury law firm in Texas offers free consultations by phone or email. On the other hand, if you're concerned about a citation you received because of... Read more »
place spilled and scalded her. She says I need to sue the restaurant, not her. Is this true?
answered on Jul 6, 2018
No. Your claim is against the negligent driver. McDonald's owed no duty to you. SHE may have a separate claim of her own against McDonald's, but that doesn't concern you as they were not party to the accident.
answered on Jun 25, 2018
In Texas, you generally have two years (from the date of injury) until the statute of limitations runs. There are a lot of additional factors involved though, so I strongly recommend seeking out a free consultation with an attorney in your area who can advise you how best to move forward.
My car is less than a year old and due to the accident, the value of my car will decrease significantly. I do not need a personal injury lawyer since there is not physical injury. What of lawyer would I need for this process?
answered on May 10, 2018
I would recommend searching for an attorney who handles "diminished value" property damage claims in El Paso. The bad part is that you may find it difficult to find an attorney who will take such a case on contingency (no-win no-fee), but there's no harm in reaching out to a couple... Read more »
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