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Q: Is it reasonable (legally speaking) to ask the person driving the motorcycle to pay half of my sister’s medical bills?

My sister (17 years of age) decided to ride on the back of her friend’s motorcycle. I am not sure of his age. He could be 17-19 years old. They had an accident. I don’t think the kid was being negligent. I really don’t know, but he had to brake or turn really quickly to avoid another... Read more »

Paul Hilmon Cannon
Paul Hilmon Cannon answered on Jun 17, 2017

That's a difficult case. I would presume the car that caused the braking is long gone. If you have that car's info, she may be able to make a claim against that car. If the motorcycle operator was negligent, she could file a liability claim against his insurance. If the other car was the... Read more »

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