My husband has court tomorrow for a no insurance violation. He was also at fault for an accident when he was cited. Our car was totaled and my husband lost his job the next day and doesn't have a vehicle. Someone told me it would look better in court if he has current proof of insurance. Is... View More
A Kansas attorney situated in or near the county where the hearing is scheduled could advise best and most cost effectively, but your question remains open for a week. It's possible the court could ask why someone would insure a non-roadworthy vehicle that was declared a total loss after the...View More
I was rear ended at a stop light in Kansas while I was visiting my friend. I live in Missouri, 3 hours away from home. 2 days ago the other person’s insurance company totaled my motorcycle and on the same day I lost my job. The other person’s insurance company has never given me a rental and I... View More
The other person’s insurance company did not provide me with a rental and after 14 days they totaled it. I have since lost my job. Is medical part separate or is medical and the accident lumped together?
The other driver's insurance will be liable for your medical expenses, lost wages and pain/suffering damages - including future costs in those categories. It is very advisable that you talk to experienced legal counsel as soon as possible so that you do not short-change any recovery you may be...View More
They were moving into my apartment building when they backed into my car. I went out and got their info immediately and made a claim with my insurance and theirs as well. I dealt with his insurance for almost a month and now they’re telling me that they won’t be able to cover it at all and that... View More
In Kansas, consider several steps if you're facing repair costs for your car hit by a U-Haul truck where the driver lacked proper insurance. First, check if your auto insurance includes uninsured motorist coverage, which could cover such incidents. If this is not viable, you can file a lawsuit...View More
I had no insurance at the time but I should not be the only one held accountable for the accident nor have to have a release of liability if we both were at fault. He did not use a turn signal which caused the accident
A Kansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Until you're able to have a meaningful consult with a local attorney, it's advisable to have the other party sign a release form if you are negotiating any kind of payment. As far as sorting out the respective...View More
I settled my case and my lawyer kept talking about Medicaid Medicare and I kept telling him that I was not on a government assistant program so now that my case is settled he's telling me that since he talked to the insurance company they said they had a lean on me and I told him that that is... View More
So long as the statute of limitations has not run on the claim (usually 2 years in Kansas and 5 years in MO), you should still be able to pursue and conclude the claim. A number of possible issues involved in a prior attorneys involvement. That should all be resolvable as part of resolving the...View More
Your question remains open for a week, and it may be because this is something for a technical expert instead of an attorney. But even a technical expert can't offer a quick, direct response. They would want to know about the severity of the fire, damage to vehicle in terms of doors being...View More
A Kansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks, and it looks like time is of the essence in your handling of the matter. No one here could evaluate the validity of the service based on your recollection - it would come down to affidavits from the process server...View More
with only his lights on and no sirens on— who is at fault for property damages and medical bills? The accident was undeniably his fault, but I did receive a must appear citation for driving while suspended- habitual violator.
If the police officer is more than 50% at fault for the collision, then the city he works for will be liable for that percentage of all your damages. Your damages will include medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering damages. The city most likely has some form of insurance to cover this...View More
Accident and now they are saying that I don't have full coverage they only charging me for liability How can I fix this problem I haven't had a vehicle for 2 weeks now and where my car is at in the tow lot they are saying I am liable for the damages or the storage please could you help me... View More
As a general rule, yes, the insurance company for the car will cover the negligent acts of the driver (even if that driver is uninsured otherwise). The only exception might be if the vehicle was taken without permission, or if the driver was known to be such a poor driver that the owner should have...View More
Your post does not ask the question you are seeking an answer----my suggestion is that you contact an accident/injury lawyer and meet with him to discuss your questions. Most accident/injury lawyers do not charge for an initial consult---I am know my firm does not----so take them up on it and meet...View More
A Kansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Technically, it's possible you could, if you could prove to a jury or judge that a road is poorly designed and that you sustained injuries as a result of that poor design. That could be more difficult than it...View More
I got citation with mandatory court appearance. The lights were close to each other, so I looked at the one for across traffic, I crashed into another car, minor damage. I was not speeding, it was my first time driving in that area so I got really confused at the intersection. should I get a lawyer?
A Kansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. If you haven't already done so at this point, you could reach out to local attorneys to discuss the citation. In terms of potential claims from other vehicles, your insurance company should assign an attorney...View More
A Kansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a GENERAL rule nationwide, the vehicle hitting the other in the rear bears the brunt of liability, but this is a very general response. Since liability could be governed by state-specific vehicle and traffic laws...View More
Yes, you should consult with a lawyer---you want to make sure that you are protected----Use the Find a Lawyer tab and search for injury/accident lawyers in your area and contact a few of them----most give free, no obligation first meetings on these type cases----I know my firm does----so take them...View More
Unfortunately, he would not be liable automatically, but those facts would contribute to having a jury determine that he was, in fact, at fault. Ultimately, it would be up to a jury to place a percentage of fault on each of the drivers. They could determine that the other driver was 90% at fault,...View More
I stopped at a stop sign, I checked both ways, didn't see anyone coming, so I slowly turned right into the lane. My car was old and couldn't accelerate fast, anyway. The other car hit the front left of my car with their rear right side. My car's front bumper was on the ground and the... View More
A Kansas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week. This can happen, despite the superficial damage to their vehicle at the scene of the accident. The bodily injury claim was probably open for some time. If a settlement of $25,000 is reached, the next thing that should...View More
I have police report stating that he was at fault he even admitted it was his fault we both had the same story about what happened and he was parked on side of street we’re he was not suppose to be parking.well after police report was made he suddenly came up with a witness coming up with a... View More
It's not clear if this is an injury situation or just property damage, and the severity in either case. There is a two year statute of limitations in either case. If just property damage, and not much dollar damage, then small claims court might be the way to go (if < $4k). If an injury...View More
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