In order for someone to be liable for your damages, their negligence must have been the cause of the damage. Here, what you describe is that the cause is your inattention, not that the object was at the street.
The Accident happened 7 days ago and I've been waiting for the police report so we can start the insurance process. It was the other driver's fault and he refused to give us the insurance info until the report came out. Driver is a 21 yr old star football player for a popular school here... View More
To Remove it from my record-driving my rate up more than it should be-the agent got angry at me because when she refused to file the claim in the beginning I had to speak to her boss who also got angry with me for trying to file the claim-so I guess they got even with me and they refuse to remove... View More
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. If the claim was reported, they made it part of the record - you could also try to learn how the claim will be treated. In some cases, carriers could deny on claims involving spouses or other family members. Good luck
She was injured in the accident. The Police did show up to do their report but nothing was ever said about checking her urine, blood or anything. But now the insurance company is investigating. How can they get her records from hospital and is their any way the police dept could come back now and... View More
In this situation, your friend should be aware that insurance companies often conduct investigations to assess liability and determine the extent of coverage. While she wasn't listed as a driver on the insurance policy, her involvement in the accident may still be subject to scrutiny....View More
My granddaughter was hit by a car when she was 4 or 5 and she was given a settlement of $25,000 but she can't get it till she is 18 but we lost everything in a fire now we trying to find out who was the lawyer and about the settlement
Until you're able to speak with a Georgia attorney as to state-specific guidance, a starting point could be court records, as my colleague correctly indicates. In just about every state, minors who are plaintiffs in an accident go through a court process where their funds are placed under the...View More
I called the police, but he didn't file stolen car report, he only gave me case number as it was stolen by the mechanic, and I think the officer thinks of it as civil case. So I cancelled the registration, and insurance, since I worry what crime might occur with my name to the truck. Will I... View More
If your truck was stolen, and you reported it to the police by obtaining a case number, you have taken the appropriate steps to notify law enforcement about the theft. Canceling the registration and insurance on the stolen vehicle may be a responsible action to take, as it prevents any potential...View More
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. I'm sorry about your accident and the ordeal it has caused you. Only a local attorney would know protocols about changing reports, but if you are represented by an attorney, you should advise them of this....View More
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Until you're able to consult with a local attorney on state-specific insurance practices, inconvenience is generally not a class of damages in such matters in general nationwide. Depending on a policy, things that...View More
I was rear ended while sitting at a light. The impact cause moderate car damage, immediate neck & back pain, a concussion( continuous headache for 2 1/2 days) and aggravated my pre-existing neurological condition which cavernous ingioma which is the malformation of vessels over the brain which... View More
When you are rear-ended in a car, liability almost always lies with the car that struck you from the rear. Absent an exception to the general rule or negligence on your part, liability has been presumptively established against the other driver. Any accident that causes a concussion is serious....View More
I have occasion hemorrhage over brain. Accident caused light headiness, feeling of brain swelling with tightness in my face plus lips tingled. Neurologist said the rattle of brain inside skull in rear end collision cause my pre-existing condition to regress backwards. Neurological symptoms lasted 6... View More
Even if you have a preexisting condition, any aggravation to that condition or additional damage is the responsibility of the at-fault party. Schedule a free consultation so your medical records can be fully assessed. Don't wait too long though because the statute of limitations is 2 years for...View More
Restitution includes any expenses that result directly from the crime. Medical bills are definitely recoverable. If automobile insurance does not cover the losses, you should discuss other possible avenues to recoup the damages from the loss of a loved one. Schedule a free consultation to make sure...View More
The defendant/respondent has had the opportunity to file an answer and has done so with a MOTION TO DISMISS. My questions are these? Is the plaintiff's Attorney REQUIRED to respond to the motion to dismiss and if so is there a specific deadline to respond to that motion to dismiss (i.e. 30... View More
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week, and time is generally of the essence in motion practice in any jurisdiction. Court can dismiss, but that could depend on the court and the motion. It looks like you may be represented by an attorney. If that's the...View More
and the defendant/respondent has had the opportunity to file an answer and files with a motion to dismiss, is the plaintiff's Attorney required to respond to that motion to dismiss? And if yes, does the Attorney for the plaintiff have a certain deadline to respond to that motion to dismiss... View More
Assuming you did not cause the wreck, you and your passengers have what is known as an uninsured motorist claim. While such a claim exists under Georgia law, that does not necessarily mean there is compensation available under your policy. The key is whether your policy has uninsured motorist...View More
I took a picture of the back of the other person's car, as well as filed a full police report. I have not had any luck finding someone to help me resolve this problem. I had to pay a $500 deductible for the damages this guy had caused. All for food! He is costing me $500 for my food!!!! I need... View More
Will I be able to recover anything for the loss of my vehicle under my uninsured motorist coverage. My car was driven away from my home by the thieves. Technically they were not insured to drive my car. The police are not optimistic about me getting the car back. How do I proceed with my insurance... View More
I recently experienced an auto collision and filed a bodily injury claim with the 100% at fault parities Insurance. However, the adjuster's communication has been lacking, and they failed to address important direct questions about the settlement offer. There were delays in receiving... View More
The insurance company has a duty to act in good faith when administering a claim. Georgia Code § 33-4-7 establishes that an insurer “has an affirmative duty to adjust that loss fairly and promptly, to make a reasonable effort to investigate and evaluate the claim, and, where liability is...View More
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