Stratford, CT asked in Car Accidents for Connecticut

Q: i have a friend that is being sued he was in an accident in a company vehicle what does he have to pay

he is a city bus driver

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: As a general premise, he should not have to pay anything under normal circumstances if the accident took place in the ordinary course of his employment. The municipality should be assigning an attorney to defend the matter, and that attorney should be able to answer his questions. If the lawsuit is based on the injuries of a pedestrian(s) or passenger(s) alleging negligence on the part of your friend, the city attorney should advise him as to what to anticipate at depositions and other milestones in the case. If there's more to it than this, and the city attorney tells your friend to explore his own legal representation (which is not usually common in these instances), then he will need to do that, but hopefully, that is not the case. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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