Someone hit my car in my driveway. The lady claims she blacked out. Come to find out from her insurance company, she was excluded from the policy and shouldn't be driving. Do I take her to small claims court? The mini tort limit in warren Michigan looks to be $1000 and I wouldn't be able... Read more »
I was struck by another car in an intersection while I had a green arrow. Im getting a failure to yield because of the cops evaluation, he believes I am at fault. I have witnesses that saw the other person run a red light, but I also don't want to take things to chance. Can I get this thrown... Read more »
They say we were dragracing and they Have an eyewitness. Before the Accident, like a mile and a half. The other car Flew around me, I did hit the gas to catch up to him but at the time the accident we weren’t doing any of that, we slowed down because cars were approaching ahead. The others guy... Read more »
One thing you need to realize is that more than one person may be legally liable to another. It's possible that the person suing you is also suing the other driver. Regardless, you are now in a position where your defense may be "it wasn't me, it was this other guy". Whenever...Read more »
Was doing the posted speed limit. Tried to swerve out of the way due to lack of time to brake properly. Haphazardly told them (off record) that I would help them out but then reconsidered because they hit me. No pictures were taken of any damages. Only info given was my first name and phone number.... Read more »
How do you know the other car wasn't insured? If you have received paperwork starting a lawsuit, you should consult immediately with a local attorney. It's possible to raise as a defense the fact that they weren't insured.
Michigan law became complicated due to Republican attempts to limit the liability of careless people. I suggest you contact a member of the Michigan Assn for Justice in your county --they give free consults.
I got into a car accident on June 15 2020. I was leaving from my credit union. I was there to inquire about the discounted auto insurance that they offered. I didn't qualify So I was going to go home get some over the phone. As i was trying to leave out of a one way exit this young lady pulls... Read more »
it was denied on 08/20/2015. is that to long ago to appeal their decision and get the compensation i paid extra for out of my paycheck? it was an 80,000 policy and i received none. my bac was only a little above the legal limit. and the way they took it was sketchy and contradicts themselves.
You should talk with an insurance attorney, but I suspect 1) it is too late to now appeal that decision, and 2) even if you did appeal, I would imagine the policy allows them to decline coverage when they can point to a criminal act like this as the cause.
A Michigan attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three days and this is clearly something where time is of the essence in your actions. If this involves someone suing for injuries from a car accident (based on the categories in which you posted), you should immediately take any...Read more »
A Michigan attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. As a GENERAL matter nationwide, evidence is gathered during the discovery process. That could take several months and it involves attorneys conducting depositions and gathering records that include police reports,...Read more »
A Michigan attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. You should consider consulting with a Michigan attorney without further delay, as accidents involving public carriers could be subject to very short filing deadlines. According to your description, a vehicle struck...Read more »
My brother and mom got in an accident last night. A drunk driver left a bar and barely made it 500 feet before hitting them head on, in their lane. We live in a no fault state. He also fled the scene. The driver worked at the bar and they let him go, knowing he was intoxicated. What can we do? Do... Read more »
I was in an auto accident and have injuries. My father owns the vehicle. The vehicle is covered under a family AAA plan of which I was listed on the policy and the assigned driver for that vehicle. At the time of the accident I was not living with my parents. AAA covered my collision costs and paid... Read more »
The MACP assigns claims to private insurers when there is no coverage available for the claimant. They should assign your claim to a private insurance carrier. That carrier should pay your benefits. It is possible the assigned carrier will go after your dad's insurance if they think AAA...Read more »
I was parked in the driveway and the tenant parked behind me illegally she was on the street blocking the driveway my foot rolled off the break and I roll backwards and bumped the car who is at fault if she never would have parked crossways blocking the driveway illegally I never would have bumped... Read more »
A Michigan attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a general matter, a car leaving the driveway would have the brunt of the fault. In discussing the matter with your insurance carrier, you could raise the argument you make here. Good luck
I was exiting out a one way and their employee was rushing to get in as if she was late for work. She tried to turn into a one way only exit which I was coming out of. She stopped then proceed to go & hit me. Due to the coronavirus I didn’t have insurance yet. She did. I am Now having back... Read more »
You will want to speak with a personal injury attorney, but expect you not having insurance to be a problem. One of the benefits of our no-fault system is that each person's insurance company is responsible for that person's bills. With you not having insurance, you may be stuck with your...Read more »
Likely no. Our no-fault system makes your insurance company responsible for your medical bills. About the only way to get outside of the no-fault system and sue the other driver is if you suffered a serious impairment to a bodily function (e.g. paralysis, amputation, etc.). Back pain, usually,...Read more »
Motor has a top speed of 28mph and produces 1.9hp. The displacement is 48cc and it has a muffler. The pedals would still be operable as normal and don't get removed in the process of installing the engine.
Put simply, no. Mopeds must be registered at a Secretary of State office unless operated solely on private property. A three-year registration decal costs about $15.00. If you do not have a valid operator or chauffeur license and are at least age 15, you may apply for a moped license. You must...Read more »
New driver (not under the influence) crashes into building, does damage to building, gets careless driving ticket (has yet to go to court due to covid). At scene, police searched vehicle, found nothing, they did threaten to charge driver with a hate crime or malicious destruction of property (no... Read more »
It's possible. I would imagine when he goes to court, the prosecutor will likely want him admit to careless driving right then or they'll charge him with reckless driving and malicious destruction of property.
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