Two years ago my mom crashed into my neighbor. They told us that we can just pay the insurance down payment ($500) and that would be the end of it. We paid the $500 in cash and didn’t get any proof (dumb, I know). We later got letters in the mail from an attorney saying we need to pay over $2000... Read more »
I'm sorry about your predicament. Unfortunately, the options are limited because two years have elapsed. It sounds like the attorney is handling a subrogation action for the insurance carrier to get its money back for the property damage claim. It doesn't look like this is stemming from...Read more »
Your friend needs a criminal defense attorney, but none of them saw your post under DUI or Insurance Defense. Maybe in the interest of time, instead of reposting, you could just reach out to criminal defense attorneys you see on this site or through your own searches. Based on your description of...Read more »
Insurance generally runs with the property, so the relevant policy would be the one for the neighbor, not the one carried by your grandfather. The terms of the policy would govern coverage. The neighbors could put in a claim through their carrier. If it is accepted and covered, there could be a...Read more »
Typically it takes gathering all the relevant information including the crash report. It is rarely advisable to do this alone. You should at least call an attorney over the phone and request a free consultation. If it is a meaningful accident and you were injured, you will likely want to hire an...Read more »
They admitted fault, tried to make payment but what they offered wasn't enough to fix it. Can their insurance refuse to pay on the basis that their client wants to pay out of pocket. I didn't think that was legal.
Not at all. First it would be inadmissible second it isn't what the case is about. You have a good argument to make if you couched it in terms of believing it was safe to do what you did. Depends on what --hypothetically--someone has been charged with.If you were hurt you may have a...Read more »
I had backed out to a point my front wheels were at the back of the car next to me. I have a 2011 SUV big enough to be seen at that point. to any on coming cars or trucks. It was a very wide driveway enough where if a car was impatient or just in a hurry, it still had room to go around without a... Read more »
Contact a member of the Az Trial Lawyers Assn for your area--they give consults.
Note: no one comes from "nowhere"--they came from a place you weren't watching. However, it sounds like you had position, so you likely have a case.
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