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0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Criminal Law and Municipal Law for Georgia on
Q: My car was stolen. I reported it stolen within 18 hours and gave the officer the names of the two people who stole it.

Three days later it was wrecked into a telephone pole causing $6,700 in damages. I was never notified it was recovered, but called the towing company and they confirmed they had it and I was charged $350 to pick it up. There was plenty of evidence in the car, but not collected by the Sheriff’s... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Kansas on
Q: Wanted advice on rental car accident

I’m an Indian master’s student at Pittsburg State University. I recently had a rough experience and could really use some advice and support.

In May, I rented a car from Enterprise and took full collision insurance. After 5pm one day, I got my periods and couldn't drive. I handed... View More

David Adams
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David Adams
answered on May 17, 2024

Several things need to be examined here. Was your boyfriend at fault? Was he covered under any other possible policy? What are the exact terms of your personal car insurance? We would be happy to discuss these items with you further if you would like. Legal help should be accessed sooner than later.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Texas on
Q: Need advice on an accident from 2 years ago.

Got in an accident about 2 years where I hit a motorcyclist when I was turning right into a parking lot from a median. He said he was fine after the incident but and left before the cops were called. Insurance paid him money after the fact and now 2 years later he is filing for bodily harm. Just... View More

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on May 16, 2024

Your insurance company will hire you an attorney.

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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for New York on
Q: I was in a car accident was hit by a city vehicle. I was told that the city don’t pay for my loss wages is that true?
Jonathan Bradford Ripps
Jonathan Bradford Ripps
answered on May 15, 2024

Hi - I’m terribly sorry about your incident. Depending on your injury, you may be entitled to recover your lost wages. You may also be entitled to additional compensation. There are many factors that would need to be considered. I would highly recommend that you speak with an attorney in order to... View More

3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death for Missouri on
Q: My mother was in an Auto accident and auto was totaled. Hit from behind by a trailer truck. Passed away a few week later
Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg
answered on May 15, 2024

I’m so sorry to hear this. You didn’t ask a legal question but must be wondering what to do. The answer is that you should get in touch with a local attorney. The other driver’s insurer won’t take an unrepresented party nearly as seriously as one represented by counsel. Under... View More

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0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents on
Q: Can I cross a highway through an intersection with lights on a 50cc moped?

I am aware that I cannot ride it on the highway but can I cross one?

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for California on
Q: My wife was involved in a accident. 3 /23.waited for the police report and it determined that the other party was at fau

Faultmy wife was injured broken bones bruises both cars sustained major damage. The driver that hit my wife was not insured but the car she was driving was(not her car) but my attorney tells me that they are not going to pay for the damage. Why not

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answered on May 13, 2024

Under California law, insurance coverage typically follows the vehicle, not the driver. Since the car the other driver was using was insured, you might expect that the insurance policy would cover the damages. However, there could be exclusions or specific terms in the policy that prevent it from... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for South Carolina on
Q: Why is it taking so long for my claim to settle? Wreck was 2/26/24, I have sent all bills, paid and unpaid.

I have sent bills paid and unpaid, doctors notes from er visit and doctors note and recommendations for my future surgery on my nose. The at fault driver and women she hit have already had settled for their totaled vehicles and bought replacements. I was the one who was injured the worst from the... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 17, 2024

A South Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Three months is not a long time for a bodily injury claim to settle. Some could go on for years. One possibility is that if you are still treating, the insurance carrier wants to await conclusion of your... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Insurance Bad Faith and Insurance Defense for Arizona on
Q: how and or when are the revised statues to be implemented in a situation?

i was recently in a car accident in az . ended up running through a red light and the other guy was making a left hand turn at the same time. although i believe if i didnt have to slam on the breaks i would have made the light even though i should have probably slowed down and stopped i am not... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Pennsylvania on
Q: Being sued from car accident, had insurance, have no assets, no savings, live paycheck to paycheck raising 3 kids.

Insurance offered payment, my car was a total loss, guys trying to sue for 50K. I have alot of debt.

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on May 11, 2024

You have nothing to be concerned about. Discuss with your insurance attorney protecting you.

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for California on
Q: “Can I file a wage loss claim with the TNC endorsement in the event of a comprehensive accident?”
James Clifton
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James Clifton
answered on May 10, 2024

TNC (Transportation Network Company) endorsements are insurance policies designed to provide coverage for drivers who are operating their vehicles for ridesharing services such as Uber or Lyft. These endorsements typically provide coverage for certain types of accidents and incidents that occur... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Wisconsin on
Q: Vehicle I no longer own was in an accident but I'm listed as the owner. .

I reccieved a letter from a law firm assuming that I am the owner of a car involved in an accident. I have not owned the car since 2010. The lawyer for the client wants to know If I insured the vehicle. The client who caused the accident has never registered a vehicle in the State of Wisconsin.... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 13, 2024

A Wisconsin attorney could advise best, but you posted last week - and your matter needs prompt attention. Let the attorney know that you no longer own the vehicle. Contact your state's Department of Motor Vehicles to ask them to check if there are any records of you transferring vehicle or... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Indiana on
Q: My vehicle was involved it's a 2018. Do I have the right to have have orginal parts used?
John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on May 9, 2024

Most automobile insurance policies state that the insurer specifically has the right to approve a repair estimate that is based upon the prevailing competitive price and further the parties further agree as follows: “You agree with us that the repair estimate may include new, used, recycled, and... View More

5 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: HEEEEELP!!! I am an anxious wreck. Being sued for a minor car accident driver claims bodily injury

I am an anxious wreck. I got into a minor accident. Police report stated that it was less than $5000 and that there were no injuries. Now the other driver is suing me for $80,000 my coverage is $100,000. I am so scared that this will ruin my life. My insurance company All state is paying for... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on May 9, 2024

This is exactly why it is important to have insurance. Let Allstate, and the attorneys it has hired and is paying, defend you. As long as you cooperate with your attorney's reasonable requests for information and cooperation, you should be in good hands.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Mississippi on
Q: I'm selling a vehicle to my 23yo son, who lives at home. If he moves out, can I cancel the insurance on the vehicle, if

it isn't paid in full yet, and still in my/my wife's name? Am I still responsible even if he's not living at home?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 13, 2024

A Mississippi attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. It could depend on who is named as policyholder. Whatever you choose, don't do anything without letting your son know or discussing options. Good luck

3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Texas on
Q: Back in March I had an accident in the company vehicle and the other driver has filed a suit against me and the company

I was served court papers last Wednesday and it says I have 20 days to respond do I need legal counsel and how much would it cost

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on May 8, 2024

If you or the company have insurance, you should immediately make a claim, send a copy of the suit that has been filed against you to the insurance company, and ask the insurance company to defend you.

If you do not have available insurance coverage, you likely need an attorney to defend...
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0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Libel & Slander for Maryland on
Q: What would be considered negligence at a tire rep shop After an inspection they missed a major issue. Fam in dang bec

Tire hit curb. Brought in and installed 4 tires said they did inspection but found nothing. After a month the front two tires were bald and about to explode. Brought in again and they realized they missed a bent rotor which caused the car alignment to be so out of wack that is caused the tires... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Products Liability, Car Accidents, Intellectual Property and Small Claims for Texas on
Q: Can I sue my mechanic for not fixing my vehicle

The mechanic has had my car for two years this august he only has one worker on it the worker has been hospitalized 3 different times while working on my car I’ve paid him the money in advanced I don’t owe him a dime and they still can’t seem to figure out what’s wrong with it and have just... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Georgia on
Q: I hit a car in a minor accident in Atlanta and was cited for "Following too closely." Can I plead nolo to avoid points?

"Following too closely" did not completely described the situation. I kept my distance on I-85, however, the Mustang in front of me went from speed limit to stopping speed very quick. I break like I always did but because it was also raining, my car slid and hit his car. I was cited and... View More

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