And went to see an Attorney and we went into arbitration and I kept telling my Attorney I did not want to settle out of court and he pressured me to settle cause I didn't go to the Hospital and this whole time I live in Pain and my back and right side of my body was deeply effected I have... Read more »
answered on Mar 7, 2023
The facts that you provide are not sufficient to provide a meaningful response. It is absolutely true that waiting two months to secure medical care is usually fatal to your claim. That said, you know the old expression "it depends."
I understand that if you're not... Read more »
answered on Feb 28, 2023
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It depends more on the manner in which the accident occurred and how the scooter was operated. If the scooter shouldn't have been on the streets, a court could look at that point. But in general, that might... Read more »
My daughter's car was hit from behind on December 16 2022. Insurance company has made no movement on paying out the car. Her car has been in impound. She has been paying ride shares and walking to work. What can she do? Does the insurance have time requirement to resolve the issue?
answered on Jan 28, 2023
An Illinois attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Some of your primary options include attempting negotiation with the carrier, filing suit in small claims court or civil court, or arranging a consult with an attorney to discuss them filing suit or continuing... Read more »
I was merging but I also had to avoid a semi that drifted in my lane. The stretch of high way bends right and at the end of that bend there was a black abandoned vehicle with no lights on or anything to signal they were stopped. The second I go to merge and avoid the semi I hit the abandoned... Read more »
answered on Dec 21, 2022
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I hope you are okay. It sounds like a very serious accident with the flip-over. From a textbook standpoint nationwide, it's possible to argue that both of you bear some liability. The fact that no measures... Read more »
I had no knowledge the police had been notified, therefore I left. Other civilians called an ambulance. There were no injuries.
answered on Dec 12, 2022
If you were parked and somebody hit you hard enough for bystanders to be so concerned that they called the police and an ambulance, the police will wonder why you would leave without exchanging insurance information or making a police report for your insurance. The conclusion that would be drawn by... Read more »
& her family in Indiana. My son's father signed over educational guardianship to the girlfriend's grandma, as it was her property they had moved to. The same school initially told my son the school was his district based on his address. A week later they received records from the... Read more »
answered on Dec 4, 2022
Your son's death was a terrible tragedy. That said, there is something wrong with the facts. "There are no buses to your home" CANNOT be reconciled with a bus stop a few houses down. Either way, his custodian (the girlfriend's grandma) is NOT responsible for his death.... Read more »
A drunk driver totaled my car and stumbled away from the scene. I cannot seem to get any help whatsoever from any attorney because I was not insured so to speak from the accident. However my car was totaled. Nobody seems to care about that tho. This accident caused me an an enormous amount of... Read more »
answered on Nov 21, 2022
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. One reason for the difficulty could be that if the matter only involves property damage, not every accident law firm handles those. There's a tab above if you want to make further efforts at contacting attorneys.... Read more »
I don't have insurance and I'm scared. The cops came here but I hadn't made it home yet. I don't know what to do
answered on Oct 12, 2022
If your friend had insurance, the accident is covered.
If your friend didn't have insurance, you gave your friend permission to drive your car, knowing that it was uninsured so you are responsible for all property damage and/or personal injury that resulted. Whether you were driving... Read more »
I was not at fault for the accident.
Location, state of Indiana.
This is the first time I was involved in an accident not having car insurance coverage.
No personal injury occured during the accident.
Damages rendered was my to my own vehicle and property damage to... Read more »
answered on Oct 6, 2022
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Until you are able to consult with a local attorney, not having insurance does not necessarily make one liable for damages. The person would be in violation of state laws for having an active insurance policy in... Read more »
My car is mexican and insurance only covers third party accidents. The sheriff said I needed to go to the city so that they would make the electric company pay for the damages. Inspection determined that the pole fell due to the wood being rotten. The car suffered great damages and is unusable now.... Read more »
answered on Jul 18, 2022
Hopefully, you took several pictures of the car with the downed light pole so that you can prove that the damage to the vehicle was caused by the downed pole. You said that the sheriff was there so the sheriff should have prepared a report, memorializing the downed utility pole and the damage to... Read more »
When I was 17 I got into a car accident in Indiana. It was a friend's car. I was found at fault for the accident. I had an unsat judgement against me in 2007 and it expired 2014. Due to severe anxiety I just never tried to get my license again and over time forgot about the judgement. Now that... Read more »
answered on Jun 25, 2022
If the suspension ended in 2014 then there should be no reason it would prevent you getting a license. However, there may be a reinstatement fee. Also, there could be other reasons preventing you from getting a valid license. If you do not have a myBMV account, set one up and look at your... Read more »
Never checked his rearview mirror! I'm in Indiana. And if he would of stopped and i would have know sooner i may have been able to save him. 20 mins after he was hit i found him suffering in pain. This guy and his wife speed on all the streets in my little town constantly. Before this event we... Read more »
answered on Jun 12, 2022
In Indiana, it is illegal to leave the scene of an accident with a domesticated animal before you call the pet's owner or animal control. As a dog lover, I feel your pain. That said, if the driver had lost control while taking evasive action, you would be responsible for all property damage... Read more »
answered on Jun 8, 2022
Can you drive? Yes, but it's not legal and you could get pulled over for it. Just be careful and perhaps go get a driver's side mirror.
I hit a sizable, unmarked pothole on US 31 within St. Joseph County limits that did significant damage to my car. I filed a claim and a county representative said they would not pay it because they aren't responsible for "weather-related" damage to the roads. All damage to roads... Read more »
answered on May 10, 2022
The person with whom you spoke was right, for the wrong reason. US 31 is an interstate highway so you would need to make a claim with the state of Indiana, NOT St. Joseph County. Before you can make a claim, you must file a Tort Claims Notice. The form number is 54668. A completed form must be... Read more »
My 17 yr old was involved in a car accident, she was found at fault for failing to yield on a left turn, the other driver was speeding and had no seat belt on and was severely injured. My policy limits will probably not cover the cost of his bodily injury. What happens in a case like this? Can I be... Read more »
answered on Mar 15, 2022
Technically, yes. Practically, no. Remember this and increase your coverage in case you or a loved one is injured by an uninsured driver or someone with minimum coverage.
The injured party absolutely can sue you and your child. Here's the problem. Your insurance company is willing... Read more »
answered on Feb 5, 2022
Were you injured in the accident? It is important you seek immediate medical treatment for all injuries in the crash. Even though you were a passenger, you can seek reasonable compensation which includes lost wages, pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, medical bills, and the nature and... Read more »
my license is suspended for a previous at fault car accident. i also admitted to not having insurance at the time of the accident. what kind of charges am i looking at?
answered on Dec 29, 2021
At a minimum, you are responsible for the damage to all four cars and injuries sustained by all of the passengers of all cars. You will never be eligible to reinstate your license until all debts from this accident and the prior accident are either satisfied or discharged in bankruptcy. Even if... Read more »
answered on Dec 14, 2021
There are too many variables. A Class B Misdemeanor in Indiana is only punishable by a maximum of 6 months.
What caused your probation to be revoked? What is your criminal history? Consult a criminal defense attorney in the jurisdiction where you are alleged to have committed the... Read more »
The other driver cannot be found or identified, this is in Indiana
answered on Oct 26, 2021
Possibly, but you need to review the provisions and language of your policy-----often times, a requirement would be that there is an independent witness to the accident in order to invoke UM coverage. Good luck.
Their client was at fault, been trying to get a reasonable settlement outside of medical liens, and Selective insurance is now trying to say they don't owe us anything because we couldn't come to an agreement on what was a fair amount to resolve the issue.
answered on Oct 9, 2021
If your accident occurred on or before 10-08-19 and you did NOT file suit on or before 10-08-21, the Statute of Limitations HAS run and you have no right to recover anything. This is yet another reason why you should have hired an experienced personal injury attorney. If the attorney missed the... Read more »
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