Unfortunately, your question is not complete so I will have to guess as to your question.
In Washington State, the law says that if you drive a motor vehicle you must have auto insurance, self insurance, certificate of deposit or a liability bond. Operating a motor vehicle without the...Read more »
The criminal penalties for a hit and run collision will vary from state to state and will depend on many factors including whether the responsible driver was under the influence of alcohol, had prior convictions, etc.
Regardless of criminal charges, the injured party, or in the case of a...Read more »
I was going across the stopwalk towards the otherside of the street and a woman ran a red light and hits me and a friend, but her insurance will only pay $10,000 for my surgery which was a little over $50,000. Am I liable to sure her for the rest of the money?
Since you were in a crosswalk and the driver who hit you had run a red light, you do have legal recourse. Because insurance companies have a profit-motive, they often will "low-ball" a claim. You do not have to accept an unreasonably low settlement offer. Be proactive in getting all of the medical...Read more »
A health care provider is negligent if he or she failed to exercise the degree of care, skill and learning expected by another professional having the same training and experience. Doctors and hospitals are not liable for every mistake. However, like medical advice, with legal advice you can always...Read more »
It all depends on how serious your son's injuries are. If the slip and fall resulted in a serious injury leaving your son with paralysis, fractures or a traumatic brain injury, then we would definitely recommend that you engage a personal injury attorney who can work so your son is fairly...Read more »
Many personal injury attorneys will represent a family with a wrongful death claim on a contingency fee basis. We recommend you obtain a case consultation and discuss the merits of your case and fees at that time.
You do not state whether your son was under the supervision of yourself or child care personnel when he got injured. If his injuries were serious, I would certainly contact a personal injury attorney who could evaluation your case.
I am a senior.Basic medial care was paid for. The injury prevented me from a normal active life for 2months; had to rent a car with automatic gears, interfered with my day to day life. I want to be compensated. Thanks
We would recommend that you contact a personal injury attorney that handles slip, trip and fall cases. Most likely, the personal injury attorney will give you a free case evaluation and will let you know whether he/she feels your case should be pursued. Good luck.
Yes and no. Washington state is a community property state so it depends on a few factors whether an accident settlement is considered community property. If you received a settlement for "pain and suffering" then this amount is not a community asset. If you co-mingled your settlement with marital...Read more »
The "statute of limitations" or the amount of time in which you are able to file a claim varies from state-to-state. In Washington state, there is a three year period in which an injured person has the right to sue.
You should contact a personal injury attorney who represents "slip, trip & fall" cases. If you were injured due to the negligence on the part of the county for failing to keep the sidewalk in a reasonable and safe condition, you may have a valid claim. Don't let too much time pass and be sure to...Read more »
We wouldn't recommend it unless there was some defect in the car that caused it to hit you, say for example a design flaw which caused it to have an unintended acceleration. A better bet might be to file a lawsuit against the person driving the car that hit if they were negligently operating the...Read more »
Other insurance company agent is apparently overworked and trying to foist some blame on me for being on the road when his insured ran red light! They ignore my request for info like transcript of statement of insured and I am preparing a legal issues letter for them now because agent is... Read more »
You need to understand how insurance companies work. They are a for-profit entity and the insurance agent's job is to minimize costs for the company. Insurance claims adjusters are loyal to the insured party and not the victim. Sometimes refusing to provide you the information you need and giving...Read more »
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