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Q: Hit by an uninsured driver - can I get insurance from others in the car?

Tim Akpinar answered on Dec 23, 2018

You could contact an attorney in Alaska to review your insurance policy for uninsured motorist coverage. Depending on coverage and injuries (I hope no one was hurt)/property damage, an attorney could advise further on what you should do next.

Tim Akpinar

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Q: Girlfriend had a DUI accident back in Sept and the court just filed last week. Was looking to see what the outcomes are

Offense happened on Sept 28 and being charged with assault 3 cause injury w/weapon class c

DUI BAC .08+

Reckless endangerment

But the court just filed it on 21MAR18 and I was wondering if she’s 19 and already completed AA classes what the possible outcomes are

Peter N. Munsing answered on Mar 30, 2018

She has bigger issues with the other charges, so she needs to consult a criminal defense attorney.

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Q: if i settle claim with third party am i able to file claim with my own auto insurance - under insured with in the statu

this is regarding a bike accident happened in april 24th 2016. i was not at fault. the total sum of past and future economic damage is greater than 50000. the third party agreed to settle the policy limit which is 50000. i am planning to approach my own auto insurance company to get support for my... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Mar 22, 2018

You usually need the consent to settle from the underinsured carrier. May be more than one if someone in your household also has it, depending on your state's law and the contracts. Note that in some states you have to repay liens out of the settlement, so if you are d.i.y'ing it be sure you know... Read more »

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Q: i recieved a registered letter from state farm saying my accident was my fault. i did not receive a moving violation.

are they intimidating me? is this legal?

Peter N. Munsing answered on Jan 4, 2018

Anyone can send anything. If you were hurt in the wreck, contact a member of the Alaska Assn for Justice--they give free consults. Not clear if they are your company or the other persons. If the other persons, give their letter to your insurance. Do not give any company a statement until you've... Read more »

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