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Q: If i am parked at a stop sign waiting to turn left then switch my blinker to right due to heavy traffic can i turn right

I was at a stop sign, in the middle of the driveway, leaving a private drive with no designated turning lanes when i switched my blinker to turn the opposite direction due to heavy traffic. While waiting to turn another vehicle came from behind up on right hand side of my vehicle in blind spot.... Read more »

Charles Watts
Charles Watts answered on Dec 30, 2021

This is one for the insurance companies to fight out but if you turned into them and they were sitting still then most likely you will be responsible party because you are responsible for your car in movement and making sure to clear obstacles.

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Q: I was in a company accident in a company car and my old employer refuse to give their insurance

The person I hit insurance are looking for reimbursement for the damages what can I do

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Dec 6, 2020

An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. You could send copies of the requests made upon you to the company. Eventually, the attorney representing the person you hit is likely to identify the insurance carrier from information contained in the police... Read more »

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Q: Does the insurance have to total a vehicle if the repair costs surpass the Total Loss Threshold? Asking in Oklahoma.

The Total Loss Threshold is 60% in Oklahoma, the repair costs are currently around $25,000, the vehicle's value is around $37,000-$39,000.

Would they legally have to total it since it is over 60%?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 2, 2020

This is really a question for an Oklahoma attorney, but your post remains open for four weeks. As a general matter without regard to any state-specific considerations, this issue comes up regularly in total loss determinations. Different states may use different thresholds. But where provided for... Read more »

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Q: What if I was rear ended by a semi but didn't have insurance at the time, are they still responsible for my damages?

The driver of the semi was issued a citation and accepted 100% fault at the scene. I wasn't issued a citation on the matter and I was injured because when he hit me he slammed me into another vehicle in front of me

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Insurance Defense, Car Accidents and Insurance Bad Faith for Oklahoma on
Q: if I was convicted of a UUMV am I liable for the money the insurance company gave the owner? Car was undamaged, returned

I was given the key by the owner. I did take a drive her car for a while before being arrested, whereas the car was returned to either the insurance company or the owner. There was no damage to the car. However, they are suing me (insurance company) for a sum of money equaling 6,800 dollars... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jun 29, 2016

Presumably they have an appraisers report saying there was damage. You have to prove their wasn't. Won't be that easy.

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Q: Not divorced yet. We are separated. She doesn't work, has forgotten to pay her health insurance, am I obligated to pay?
Howard Berkson
Howard Berkson answered on Nov 20, 2013

We don't have enough information. It depends on whether the insurance is through your employer and whether insurance payments are addressed in your separate maintenance decree or agreement.

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Q: When an insurance fraud case has been filed.. how long does it take to go to court?
Howard Berkson
Howard Berkson answered on Dec 3, 2013

That depends on how busy the court is and how much pre-trial activity there is.

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