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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Indiana on
Q: Had accident in dump truck I own 4 months after divorce filed is X entitled to any money I receive because of accident
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John Paul Young answered on Jan 24, 2022

This answer is based on Indiana Law.

If you are asking whether your ex spouse is entitled to any money for the damage to the dump truck, that depends. If her name is on the title then yes the spouse would be entitled to funds commensurate with the spouse's ownership interest in the...
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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Traffic Tickets and Domestic Violence for Indiana on
Q: What can I do if someone throws something at my moving vehicle on purpose? Its threating.
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John Paul Young answered on Jul 2, 2019

Obtain their license plate number, call police and report it. . Do not try and confront the persons throwing the items at your car.

If it really is intentional the insurance company for the person who threw the item will not pay for the damage. You will likely find that the thrower does...
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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Indiana on
Q: 3 car bumper to bumper accident on interstate. No traffic. I was the 3rd vehicle. Now I’m being sued. How liable am I?

I live in Indiana. One day on the way to work I got onto the interstate. The split by downtown that is 4 lanes(left 2 lanes 65South and right 2 lanes 70W). Rainy day... so me and two other cars in front of me were going 50-60mph(speed limit 50). The very front car was a lady with kids romping... Read more »

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John Paul Young answered on Feb 15, 2019

The first thing you need to do is take a deep breath, everything is going to be fine. Second, deliver the summons and the complaint to your liability insurance company immediately. The insurance company has a contractual obligation to defend you and to indemnify you. (This means pay any judgment... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Indiana on
Q: Do I need to repay Medicare for a trip and fall hospital bill that a homeowners insurance has offered to partially pay?

I had no dental insurance and paid $8700 out of pocket. Medicare and supplement paid $1000 for an $8500 Hospital ER visit. Now USAA claims I was partially negligent and will only pay $13,000 total.

If I repay Medicare, it seems that would expose me to full payment for hospital bill.... Read more »

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John Paul Young answered on Dec 17, 2018

Because you are receiving money as a result of an injury claim, the short answer is yes, you are required to repay Medicare. BUT, because of write downs you will not have to pay as much as you think. Medicare writes down medical bills significantly. So, even though the amount billed is... Read more »

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