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0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Insurance Defense and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: My husband was in a at fault car accident. Due to clerical error on the insurance side.

They where trying draft auto pay from a different form of method than I had set up. The insurance on my vehicle then lapsed 2 days before the accident. I received a letter from the adjusters stating they where covering the cost of damage and could take it to any mechanic to be fixed. A few days... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents on
Q: I have discovery coming up from when a imparied crashed into me. Is it beneficial too write a statement and read it?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 16, 2021

You do not mention a state or region. Discovery is too important a phase of a case to rely on general answers in the brief format of this textbox. If you have an attorney, they should be advising you here. The manner in which discovery is handled can impact the entire case. If you do not have an... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for New York on
Q: I have a question about my car

I have a question I just got a car from a car dealership and when it rains it pouring threw my sunroof and messnup stuff And it’s messing up my car roof interior and I have not had it 30days but I took the car back to get fix and the same thing,

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: How long does it take to go to court after you give a depression9
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 15, 2021

VAries greatly. Could be a month, six months, a year or more. So many variables.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Libel & Slander, Criminal Law and Civil Litigation for Illinois on
Q: Can a person take a picture of my car to use as evidence in their case?

A petitioner took a picture of my car to use for their evidence because they say that my car resembles a car they have video of but not plate number. The person took the picture without asking me. I explained that just because my car is the same model in their video doesn’t mean it proves it’s... Read more »

Charles Candiano
Charles Candiano answered on Sep 15, 2021

Small Claims is informal and frowns on Motion Practice. If you are in Small Claims, just tell the judge. If you have an attorney, he/she will know what to do.

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1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI, Real Estate Law, Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Florida on
Q: My DL was taken from me by a lawyer in 1994. I was in a car accident and it was my fault. DUI. And I can't pay

Is there a statue of limitation on this

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron answered on Sep 14, 2021

Have you contacted the Fla. Dept. of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to ask what you can do to reinstate your DL? Generally, DL suspension for failure to pay a money judgment arising from a car accident is up to three years. The statute of limitations is irrelevant - that's about deadlines... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for California on
Q: My car was parked in the assigned spot of my apartment complex when it was struck by a large industrial garbage bin that

Was being dragged by a golf cart, toppled over and hit my front bumper. I don’t have insurance yet because I bought the car less than a month ago and have not had time to get my California license since I’m from out of state. I contacted the apartment management and explained what happened.... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Sep 13, 2021

initially, i would advise anyone buying a car, to have the insurance in place BEFORE taking possession.

get your license and insurance NOW.

otherwise, just show the damage and provide them an estimate from a body shop.

can you prove who did it? did you see it happen?

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0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Georgia on
Q: Hi, I am a 20 year old and cant afford a lawyer for a summons and don't have much money at all.

I was uninsured in a vehicle but needed to work in the pandemic, I live by myself and have been since my mom threw me out at the age of 18. I have been working low income jobs and have struggled to survive everyday. At one point I was homeless due to financial struggles. What should I do? I am... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Virginia on
Q: Can you be charged for a car in storage if they are closed but they are 24 hr towing.

Was told i cannot they cant release the car bc they are closed but still charging me storage fee

0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for West Virginia on
Q: I want to sue the WVSP for negligence

Our son and his friend both was killed in an ATV accident on 5/15/2021 the state police closed it out the very same evening without investigating nothing, ruled it as an accident two wild young boys raising hell on a 4wheeler wrecked and got killed. I am an old, retired law enforcement officer and... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Tennessee on
Q: What color and designated lights are permitted on a funeral lead vehicle?

If I were to become a funeral lead vehicle operator, and if I’ve read the statute properly, the vehicle used is required one amber and one blue light, although blue lights are illegal on non emergency vehicles. It’s a conflict of interests, so I’m just curious if it’s permissible on a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Ohio on
Q: I got accident on 4 way stop sign and the police give me ticket without my foult
Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams answered on Sep 14, 2021

You have not asked a question. But if you believe you were not at fault, you can contest the ticket in court.

0 Answers | 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

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Colorado on
Q: Had a tbone accident 6 months ago. 32 years of age & just started having lower back pain. Can this be a delayed injry

Only had a ct scan on my head and neck at the time of accident. After my neck and shoulder were rehabilitated then the back pain pain kicked in out of no where.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 16, 2021

A Colorado attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. That's something requiring a medical opinion, based on the mechanics involved in the accident, earlier diagnosis and treatment, your medical history, and a current medical examination. An attorney couldn't... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Virginia on
Q: Can I retract a witness statement for a car accident?

I made a statement as a witness to a car accident, that happened almost two years ago. The two people involved cannot agree to settle so it's going to trial. I am in school and do not want to be a part of the trial mostly because I hardly remember anything about the case anymore and I'm... Read more »

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