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0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Missouri on
Q: Car hit when backing up in private parking lot. Have witness to excessive speed of the other vehicle. Who is at fault?

Parking lot speed limit was 10mph. Witness who saw it concluded confidently that other person was going much faster than 10mph. Who will insurance find at fault?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Criminal Law and Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: If my vehicle was found at a hit and run leaving the scene of an accident and drugs were found but I was nowhere near

This is in Florida city Florida and homestead. My truck was found at a hit and run and leaving scene of accident only resulting in property damage and they found drugs cab I bee charged with the drugs and or the crash

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron answered on May 23, 2022

Your inquiry is a bit vague. If this was a hit-and-run, with a driver fleeing the accident scene, what does "found at a hit and run" mean? If you mean the truck was found somewhere else, and police determined that it was the vehicle that hit and ran, AND the police have not yet... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Employment Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: Another employee hit my car while operating our employers equipment. Is this on them or the employee?

I work at a campground and they give each outside maintenance employee a golf cart to use for the day. An employee accidentally backed into my truck with the golf cart. Is this on the campground? A year ago an employee hit a customers car with a tractor and the campground was liable. Is this the... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Child Support and Personal Injury for Wisconsin on
Q: I am getting a settlement for my time missed at work from personal injury, can child support lien take every penny

The personal injury was from a car accident put me out of work for 2 weeks, and messed my knee up. My child support lien is for $16k. The personal injury case is awarding me around $5,000 for time missed at work and pain and suffering. If they take it all it will literally put me on the street and... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for South Carolina on
Q: I was charged with this violation, while entering a median we’re the immediate cars yielded to me but getting hit..

I was charged with this violation ( 56-05-2350) , while entering a median we’re the immediate cars yielded to me but getting hit by a car evading traffic and riding the median where no left turn could be immediately made. Would the other car not have been violating code ( 56-5-1920)

Roy Willey
Roy Willey answered on May 21, 2022

Yes, it’s possible but it’s just a judgment call for the police. The charge itself won’t be admissible in your civil car accident case, only guilty pleas are generally.

0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Arizona on
Q: Can a deputy issue a citation through mail for a single vehicle accident with no witnesses?

Brake failure of both rear and front left. Posted speed limit : 30

Deputy issues citation through mail claiming failure to stop at a stop sign and "failure to control speed to avoid collision" and claims apx speed was 50mph. No witnesses, deputy was informed the brakes failed.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for New York on
Q: Geico falsified my accident report what can I do about it.

Geico falsified my accident report I have videos on the accident even the motorist told Geico that he was at fault.

Jonathan R. Ratchik
Jonathan R. Ratchik answered on May 20, 2022

Following a motor vehicle crash, a Police Accident Report is prepared by the police responding to the scene. If the crash resulted in personal injuries or property damage over $1,000, each motorist is required to fill out an MV-104, https://dmv.ny.gov/forms/mv104.pdf Each driver's insurance... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Georgia on
Q: was rear ended by a speeding car in a neighborhood, when I stopped looked there were no cars put my vehicle in revers

car came flying up the rd and hit me my truck haven't even moved I was basically stopped would I be considered at fault

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Georgia on
Q: I was rear ended by a speeding car in a neighborhood, when I stopped looked there were no cars put my vehicle in reverse

The car came flying up the rd and hit me my truck haven't even moved I was basically stopped would I be considered at fault

Tristan Blain Morrison
Tristan Blain Morrison answered on May 19, 2022

Usually when you get hit from behind by a negligent driver ("rear-ended") the police officer will give the other driver a citation (traffic ticket) for violation of OCGA 40-6-49 (which is the "following too closely" law). It's unusual, but not impossible, for you to be... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for California on
Q: Multiple vehicle accident in CA, vehicles who did NOT hit me want my insurance limits information, do I give it?

There was a multiple vehicle rear end accident in a lane next to me. A vehicle trying to avoid it turned into my lane and hit me. Now the other drivers who didnt hit me or vice versa are reaching out to my insurance for coverage information. I dont see why I should let my insurance give them my... Read more »

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on May 18, 2022

If you were not at fault there is no reason to give your policy limits. On the other hand not giving it might make them think you did have some fault. If someone is coming after you then your insurance company will provide you with an attorney who you can consult with. If you are included in any... Read more »

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0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Arkansas on
Q: If u have a yr suspended sentence will you go to jail for failure to yield and causing a car accident after paying fine?

My friend is under a 1 yr suspended sentence for getting caught without car insurance last July. He recently got in a car accident for failure to yield. He didn’t cause any injuries and doesn’t believe he was completely at fault but there’s no cameras or evidence of who is at fault. He paid... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for New York on
Q: How can I file an insurance claim when the police report doesn't have the other guys insurance policy number
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on May 18, 2022

One option is to see if the insurance carrier can ascertain their policyholder's coverage based on name, address, vehicle license plate, make & model, and other information contained in the police report. If the other driver reported the claim to their carrier, it might already be in their... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for California on
Q: Auto accident, concern about liability and the current claims process

I was in an auto accident where my insurance found me 80% liable. I was pulling out of a parallel parking space, and the other party was turning right onto my road from another road. I had already started pulling out before he turned on my road (parking space was 20 feet from the intersection), but... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on May 16, 2022

let your auto ins carrier take care of it.

if they said they agreed to 80% it is probably realistic.

they have the same interest as you in paying less, not more money on the claim.

they deal with these cases day in and day out and know what they are doing.

if it is...
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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: I got a summons today about a car I gave my son over a year ago and he sold it and the people he sold it to wrecked it.

He sold it before I could get it out of my name. I'm I liaible?

Andre Fereole Regard
Andre Fereole Regard answered on May 16, 2022

In some circumstances in Kentucky you may be liable. Did you already remove it from your car insurance?

0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Insurance Defense, Libel & Slander and Workers' Compensation for Virginia on
Q: Can an car accident defense attorney subpoena previous/future jobs for medical records? Can the employers refuse?

I was struck by an angry Road rager on January 31st 2020. Of course the road ranger lied in court and pretended that we were both at fault. So the judge, confused, dismiss the case. I appealed, have no attorney, and now we are headed to trial soon. Ironically enough, when I finally found another... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for California on
Q: I rear ended a car. No one was injured. What now
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on May 16, 2022

Your auto ins will take care of property damage and bodily injury if that OC red.

If the other party was not hurt and not much damage u might to settle on your own.

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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for California on
Q: I rear ended a car. No one was injured. What now
Dan Rowan Cortright
Dan Rowan Cortright answered on May 16, 2022

Presumably you and the other driver exchanged insurance information. The other driver should make a claim with your insurance company for any damages they or their car suffered in the accident. You will likely need to provide a statement of what happened to your insurance company (they'll... Read more »

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0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Pennsylvania on
Q: I Bought a car from a buy here pay here in New Jersey. I got into a car accident prior to 30 days of having the car.

So I returned the car to the dealership, 3 years after the incident I get a judgement in the mail. Stating that I owe 10 k for the car and the repairs even tho the dealership has the car. Are they able to garnish my check for this incident even tho they have the car ?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Insurance Bad Faith for Illinois on
Q: A few months back I was driving a rental car and hit a deer. I now am going to court for driving without insurance?

I sold my car years ago and use rental cars for work so I don’t have my own personal insurance besides on my credit card. I had always thought that rental car companies legally had to have state minimum coverage on their vehicles. How do I fight this?

(Update #2): Providing a second... Read more »

Charles Candiano
Charles Candiano answered on May 13, 2022

Please don't say that you thought car rental companies were obligated to provide insurance. They all DO provide insurance as a DEFAULT.

The application requires you to SPECIFICALLY DECLINE insurance coverage and additionally makes you sign or initial that choice. Additionally, rental...
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