My little brother just got his license was already involved in a hit and run. The other driver took off before the cops were contacted and a report was never made because my brother panicked and he also left the scene of the accident. The damages are estimated to be around $2000.
answered on Mar 20, 2023
[Re-posting due to typo in prior post] You need to clarify your inquiry regarding "took off before the cops were contacted". Someone called 911 and gave identifying info, and then both drivers fled? Or the police were never called? The drivers can ID each other, or not? If no one... Read more »
One year ago I was involved in a car crash and my insurance company paid the other person involved the agreed amount. One year later (today) I'm getting sued for over 100k and I don't work and don't own property. What should I do?
answered on Mar 16, 2023
The short answer is that you should schedule a consultation with an attorney handling personal injury cases. Your inquiry is a bit mysterious. Sued by whom? If your insurance company settled with the other party, they should have had that party sign an agreement releasing you from liability, and... Read more »
I rear ended someone and my insurance hasn’t settled the claim so I’m going to get sued
answered on Mar 11, 2023
If and when you actually get sued, notify the insurance carrier of the lawsuit; they are required to hire an attorney to represent you, and pay any resulting judgment (up to the policy limits).
I purchased a used truck about 1.5 years ago from a dealer. When asked about prior damage if any the dealer told me there was only minor. The car fax report only shows minor as well. While I was under the truck checking the size of the spare tire I noticed there is frame damage on the left rear. I... Read more »
answered on Mar 5, 2023
Regardless of liability or lack thereof, your first step is to get a written repair estimate, then demand that the dealer pay it, and if they balk, say you're planning to take legal action. That may or may not work, but there's no downside to doing it. That said, whether the dealer is... Read more »
I'm basically want to hire myself and attorney that I can pay monthly payments to and I can go over all of my different practice areas and I believe they need attention it's too many things done to me wrong over the course of my life I understand there's a statue of limitations for... Read more »
answered on Mar 2, 2023
If you're interested in hiring an attorney, you can search for attorneys in your area who specialize in the relevant practice areas for your potential lawsuits. Many attorneys offer free initial consultations, so you can discuss your potential cases and payment options during that meeting. You... Read more »
answered on Feb 28, 2023
Consult with experienced attorneys.
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In some cases does the DMV deny the request and is there a grace period to contest/prove hsrdship?
answered on Mar 7, 2023
A Florida attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. More details would be helpful, in terms of whether the matter involved overpayment, investigation, or other elements. You could start by learning what their debt claim is based on. A local attorney could advise more... Read more »
And was scared so I did no call the cops on him. He promised he’d fix my truck. I got a picture of his license and tag number and phone number. Now he refuses to answer my calls or text. What could I do
answered on Feb 23, 2023
Your inquiry raises a few legal issues due to your decision to drive without insurance. One is, can you sue in small claims court (which takes cases for maximum $8,000), even though you were uninsured at the time? You probably can do that if you are able to present either a repair bill (with your... Read more »
Is there a way to access car accident claims made on your behalf or made against you online including work related Car accident cases? Any open claims under your name open lawsuits that you have under your name. Lawsuit was filed under my old last name and I don’t know if everything changed over.
answered on Feb 22, 2023
Lawsuit records, for both open and closed cases, are available online on the Clerk of Court website for each county. Claims that never made it as far as a suit are not.
My dad’s back windshield was hit by a fruit or a rock or something and it was smashed. He called the insurance and they said they would cover it if it was the front windshield but because it is the back the back then the deductible still applies. I was reading the law and it says motor vehicle... Read more »
answered on Feb 18, 2023
Good question. That section reads as follows:
627.7288 Comprehensive coverage; deductible not to apply to motor vehicle glass.—The deductible provisions of any policy of motor vehicle insurance, delivered or issued in this state by an authorized insurer, providing comprehensive... Read more »
Insurance is going to pay $20000 the balance I still owe but what about all the money I invested. Someone told me that besides the insurance I’m supposed to get $5000 because of the inspection sticker. Please I don’t know the law in PR. Do I have a case even though my license was expired. The... Read more »
answered on Feb 17, 2023
Retain counsel here in Florida on contingency fee which means you pay nothing unless you win.
I paid someone to use their car and I got a flat tire. They are saying I damaged the the rim and interior of the car. Am I liable for the damages? I didn’t sign any contracts
answered on Feb 15, 2023
You are liable if you in fact caused the damage. Your inquiry is vague as to whether you caused the damage, or if it was instead caused by forces beyond your control, or whether you agree or dispute that it occurred while in your possession. Whether you paid them or not, and whether you had a... Read more »
but those insurers do work with similar transportation, TNC, cabs companies
answered on Feb 7, 2023
You inquiry is too vague. I suggest you re-post your inquiry with more specifics, such as exactly who is requiring what (but not naming names), indicating what type of business needs what type of coverage, for what activity, and the source of whatever requirement you're talking about (such as... Read more »
Separated from husband, he just had to get new car insurance due to his accidents. He has listed a friends address as to where my vehicle is being kept., Is that legal or should I call the insurance company?
answered on Feb 3, 2023
That is a matter of the terms of agreement with the insurance company, and those terms are contained in the written policy. If the address listed for the vehicle is not the correct address, that most likely violates the policy, subjecting the policyholder to cancellation of the policy. So... Read more »
Is this normal?
answered on Jan 27, 2023
I think you're asking if the disbursement amounts are normal, rather than asking if the gross settlement amount of $25K is normal. Either way, a lawyer would have to review the matter to tell you if the dollar amounts are as they should be. Regarding disbursements, GENERALLY: (A) the... Read more »
There was an auto accident in our HOA. A resident (not me) hit a person on a bicycle. Our security company, under contract, is supposed to ask for ID for any person coming in the community day or night and any guest must be authorized by a resident to come in. We also have a sign that says no... Read more »
answered on Jan 26, 2023
a. You should ask the local police if they can and will prosecute the cyclist.
b. The resident driver's liability insurance company might be able to sue the HOA and the security company if the carrier is obligated to pay damages to the cyclist.
c. The cyclist is probably... Read more »
All of the cars are stopped and there is an open space to your left to pull into the left lane due to a gap left between a car and a truck. However, despite you already being halfway in the lane in the middle of the lane change, the truck suddenly accelerates in the middle of your change and slams... Read more »
answered on Feb 1, 2023
A Florida attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Until you're able to consult with a local attorney for state-specific vehicle and traffic law, the general rule nationwide is that the vehicle changing lanes or merging has a duty to make sure it's safe to... Read more »
I only hit the other vehicle by accident at 5 mph, but they are claiming injuries. About the demand letter, what can I do. Any help is appreciate it
answered on Dec 23, 2022
If you have auto insurance that includes bodily liability coverage, you have the option of giving the letter to your insurance company, and they must handle the matter for you, including providing legal representation free of charge to you. If you don't have that coverage, a good option would... Read more »
Police taken report, if drive of the vehicle was not a fault. What options would the driver have to proceed with this case? Drive was not injured, unknown status of cyclist.
answered on Dec 16, 2022
If the driver was not injured, what does the driver need help with? I suggest you submit a new post to clarify that.
Accident requiring back surgery.my question is should being on time clock at time of accident be helped by my employers workers comp? And if so is it to late ??
answered on Dec 7, 2022
Yes, workers comp is for on-the-job injuries. You were driving as part of your paid duties, so you were on the job. But if the accident was the other driver's fault, you can also set up a claim with that driver's insurance and, if necessary, sue the driver (and owner, if different from... Read more »
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