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Q: How do I recover rental car cost from a tractor trailer accident in Arkansas

RL insurance Ada Illinois refusing to pay out-of-pocket expenses which is a rental car resulting from an accident from their driver who is deemed 100% responsible but they refused to pay the rental car expenses they will not call me back

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Arkansas on
Q: If in an accident and it's the cab company s fault what is the amount of the policy in Arkansas that's required for
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Dec 8, 2022

An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Don't lose further time awaiting a response - simply ask the company. Or if you have the police report, the company should be identified in DMV codes. Nationwide, it's generally the same or greater... Read more »

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Q: Are insurance companies required to authorize rental coverage matching what I am coming out of?

Claimant drives a Ford Explorer (Standard SUV), is the at-fault parties insurance required to authorize a rental of same size? (Note, this is in Arkansas)

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Nov 29, 2022

An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open. In general, it could depend on the policy. Nationwide, carriers don't always match up vehicle type for vehicle type, especially with SUVs or minivans. It could come down to what local rental companies have on their lots.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Q: I was 10 years of age when my father was killed in a hit and run accident and the driver was identified but never sente

The driver was identified but never arrested and sentenced we never received a police report of the accident I asked several legal services for their advice they tell me they will call me back and I never get answers

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 4, 2022

An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for the loss of your father. It's difficult to say whether the firms you contacted are not following up with you because they determined there is no basis for a case, or because they are not... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Q: 1)Laws on loss of use? (53days WITHOUT) / (PAID for 3days)? 2) Non- OE parts put on my truck without permission?

53day from date my Truck was Towed to the shop till I got back. The reason it took so long was Insurance sent check to wrong state & company. They didn't let me know I sent them around 15 emails with no response. I lost out on a job. Stuff was shut off and I even had to walk to town one... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Aug 13, 2022

An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. In terms of loss of use, damages to offset the unavailability the vehicle in PD claims are usually limited to rental cars as an industry practice nationwide. And depending on the carrier, even that can be tightly... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Q: How can I prove my innocence if no lawyer will help me? I have been wrongfully found at fault and I need help
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Jul 19, 2022

More information is needed on this however unless a court of law has ruled on the issue of fault, you have every right to fight the current/previous opinions of the investigating officer, insurance companies and others by filing a lawsuit and having a trial.

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Q: Is there a overall time limit in civil procedure i.e. Negligence. Case. Like in criminal procedures fastest speedy trial

Automobile accident case Wanting to know if there's a time limit like in criminal cases fast and speedy trial or can it be strung out for years

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 27, 2022

An Arkansas attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Until you are able to discuss this with a local attorney familiar with Arkansas rules of civil procedure, as a general premise nationwide, there is no such time limit. The Sixth Amendment protection you're... Read more »

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Q: What steps to take if my car is damaged by a hit and run? The driver tag was obtained and. a police report was made.

I have only liability insurance.

I have yet to receive the police report.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 11, 2022

An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Until you're able to arrange a meaningful consult with a local attorney, as a general matter nationwide, the other side's insurance should cover damages if you can show that they were at fault. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Q: My daughter was in a car accident with a friend while at her ex step dad's they got a lawyer without my consent

My ex and his wife have gotten a lawyer and have taken her to doctors without my consent or knowing, there lawyer hasn't asked nor called me nor has the insurance company they ha e no legal rights to her as I'm her mother and he isn't her bio dad nor step dad I don't know what... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Apr 8, 2022

An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry about your daughter's accident. I hope she is okay. There are a number of issues here, some relating to family law. I can only speak for the issues involving personal injury law.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Q: My husband was in a wreck around 20 years ago. He was represented by an attorney and received a cash settlement for his

Injuries but now 20 years later, the injuries are proving to be even more of a problem. Causing him pain, Dr bills and missed days from work (he has a very active job). Is it possible to go back and see if more compensation is possible or not doable because of the previous settlement. Thank you..... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Mar 22, 2022

An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Unfortunately, this is difficult to do in most accident cases. I'm sorry. Accident cases are generally concluded with a form called a release. In most instances, the release serves to prevent any further... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Q: If a case has been awarded 2 the defendant and the claimant is trying to renege on the payment by paying less or bankr
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 20, 2022

An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It isn't fully clear what happened here because part of your post might have gotten left off. It looks like you were the defendant in a civil claim where the tables turned and the original claimant was found... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Q: i was involved in a 15 mile police chase well i wrecked and i was wanting to no if the officer did the right thing

i wrecked while involved in a police chase well the officer didn’t bother to help my wife and kids that was in the truck was he supposed to detain me and then tend to them cause he didn’t and was he supposed to have my daughter turn the truck off… was the officer in the right to continue to... Read more »

W. Whitfield Hyman
W. Whitfield Hyman
answered on Jan 27, 2022

Even if the officer violated laws that you’re complaining about it doesn’t help you in your criminal case.

Does that answer your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Arkansas on
Q: I was given a ticket when Involved In a car accident but cop put in box no accident involved is ticket valid
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Jan 25, 2022

Yes, the ticket is still valid. It may go to credibility of the testifying officer but that omission, in itself, is not enough to make the ticket invalid.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Q: In a accident 2017, retained a lawyer, settled 2020, now, 1 medical turned me into a collection agency,
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 13, 2022

An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. You will need to ask your attorney about this if you were represented on the case. It sounds like a medical provider may have had a lien or unresolved bills at the time your case was settled.

That...
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1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI, Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Q: Can I be penalized with a following too close infraction when I was hit by a vehicle that don’t stop on a red light

The vehicle that cause the accident don’t stop at a red traffic light driving from north to south and I was driving from west to east. I was the injured part

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jan 29, 2022

A local attorney must advise you because different jurisdictions can apply different doctrines for apportioning liability when multiple parties are to blame. But your question remains open for three weeks. From a textbook standpoint, the infraction against you could result in liability on your... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Civil Litigation and Small Claims for Arkansas on
Q: Does interest "per annum" mean it's everyday?

The plaintiffs attorney is adding 10% interest every single day, causing my debt to double in just a couple years. Is this legal? Can he do that? He says that he legally can do this in AR

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jan 4, 2022

An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. In general usage, the term "per annum" means yearly or annually. But that doesn't reconcile with the 10% daily interest you also mention in the description.

It sounds like you are trying to...
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1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI and Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Q: i was arrested for leaving the sceen of an accedent , DWI, and refusing a breathalizer. the officer never seen me drivin

my wife got in the drvers seat and drove on to our house, we live about 100 yards from where the accedent took place. do i need an attourny.

Degen Clow
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Degen Clow
answered on Dec 31, 2021

Yes, you need an attorney. Proving you were in control of the vehicle is an essential element of a DWI case. You should visit with a defense attorney about your case.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Q: If a car is stopped in the Middle Lane on the interstate for no reason at all other than being stalled out and I rear en

I rear-ended because it had no flashlights on it was at night time who's the blame

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 23, 2021

An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. In many jurisdictions, the operators of both vehicles could be found liable to some extent. The way the percentages were determined could depend on the speed of the moving car, road conditions, lighting... Read more »

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