Police Report is inadmissible heresay. Get a written declaration sheet from 2012 that you had insurance from the carrier by a policy number. Then start sharing a copy of it with the DOS's Financial Responsibility Section. If you got sued, then notify the insurance company to defend you...View More
I was driving straight on the right-hand side of the road, and the other individual in the Silverado exited a parking lot and made a left turn, resulting in a collision with the right-hand side of my car.
Both parties involved then got out of their cars and documented the incident by taking... View More
A Tennessee attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. One way would be to continue to negotiate or consider suit. Another would be to accept the offer if litigating the remaining 20% is not a cost-effective route. The best way? That would be an individual decision. Good...View More
My accident left me with back pain and i was referred to 2 doctor by my lawyers for my injections and surgery. My case is still open and i just found out that the doctors and their companies are being charged with RICO. Should I settle or still persue the case? My litigation case is being tried in... View More
My daughter was in an accident. The car and insurance was in my name at the time of the accident. The amount of the claim is $19,500 for hospital bills. My insurance covers up to $25,000 and that is what they are asking for. I do not have any assets or extra income for them to come after. I just... View More
You likely have a lawyer provided by your insurer if you are at this point. the lawyer should be able to advise you as to your best next step- to provide the affidavit or not- and what to include/ disclose. If you want to get a second opinion - you would probably need to show the affidavit to a...View More
For him to be not a fault why would he be have a problem he had a valid policy of St up yes they signed me the judge dismissed with no cost my points are still 0 and he's in jail for second revoke also to now he has never filed any claim against my insurance or he has never reported to his... View More
A Tennessee attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week, and it looks like the accident has put you in severe hardship. There are lots of issues in your post and some are difficult to sort out. One option for you in pursuing relief here could be to arrange a free initial...View More
Who would I submit the documentation to? I was a victim of a drug driving and drunk driving case where prosecutor wants to indict me but the accident was not my fault the driver was driving erratic driving and brake checking. I have a video where the motorcyclist was partying smoking blunts prior... View More
It happened in Tennessee, and the incident was not my fault (the other driver broke the law, crossed a double line on a small two lane road while trying to pass someone.) they hit me head on and totaled my truck. Now the insurance company (hers) is offering me a payout for my truck that is much too... View More
If you do not agree to their offer, then hire an attorney to sue the other driver for property damages. Hopefully the driver was cited for rule of the road violations which were adjudicated as guilty verdicts. That would make his negligence per se. Otherwise, you will have to prove his...View More
If your 17-year-old son has pleaded guilty to leaving the scene, it's important to familiarize yourself with the specifics of the state laws where the incident occurred, as penalties can vary. Before the court date, gather any evidence or testimonies that might be relevant to the incident or...View More
They gave me a ticket for reckless driving when clearly I lost control of my car on wet roads I had a intercom that you talk in and it had funny noses on but it wasn't hook-up what can I do cause they are saying this is my fault the roads were wet and it was bad out can I go to jail when I go... View More
Was there another vehicle? If so, then a conviction for Reckless Driving will be Negligence Per Se for any civil suit for damages. If not, several points will go against your MVR anyway. Hire an attorney to defend you against a problem you could not avoid.
I sold vehicle in June 2021. I was just notified that the vehicle had been in an accident in Dec 2021 and it was still in my name. I had no idea they did not go get it registered in there name now they are suing me for $10,800. And I don't even know the person who was driving the vehicle. What... View More
You will need a TN attorney to represent you. There is some caselaw which helps you, but your actions and intent will have to be testified to. And you may be getting sued for alot more than the $11K, which could revoke your TNDL.
My sister was killed in a car crash in Tennessee. The driver is being charged with vehicular and reckless homicide. My sister (33) did not have a spouse or children. So who can sue for wrongful death? Can it be my dad, myself and my other sister together? Or is just my dad?
I am very sorry for your loss. The statutory answer is in the below statute. I would suggest creating an estate and having the personal representative file any action. Beyond this Tennessee has a one-year statute of limitations. So be careful and don't let the time run on a claim....View More
Only a policy holder can sue his own insurance co. If the fatality was a 1 car accident, it could be very tough to make a claim against anyone. But an attorney should investigate it first. If another party is at fault without insurance, then you sue them and notify the carrier of UIM claims....View More
They sent someone to pick us up and told me to leave my key in the car and it would be towed within the hour. It sat on the side of the road for 7 days and it was vandalized and it's totaled. The dealership said my insurance has to do the claim bx they aren't responsible for it . Is that right?
I greatly appreciate your time and any help concerning this situation. Recently i was travelling on a tn county rd with double yellow lines. I was approaching a slow moving farm tractor (travelling less than 25 mph) , i began to slow but had sufficent sight to know there were no on coming hazards,... View More
A Tennessee attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I hope you're okay after three vehicle flips. In most jurisdictions, you can't cross a double yellow line to pass. There are limited exceptions for turning into lots or streets. But that's only a...View More
I know there's no accurate amount that can be estimated here but I was wondering.
Rear ended by a negligent teenager who was texting. I received serious whiplash, cervical lordosis, cervical stenosis, a back brace. My passenger received a concussion, post concussion syndrome and... View More
There is no "average" settlement amount. It all depends on how much you have been damaged and how good your attorney is in convincing the other side of the risk and exposure. The amount of insurance coverage also determines, including your own "under insured motorist" coverage....View More
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