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.
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 »
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 »
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.
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?
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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