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1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI and Insurance Defense for Arizona on
Q: my friend got tonight arrested because of not pay of his insurance, but i pay for his insurance and something went wrong

his car got towed and he is homeless and he has no money to get his car out

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Nov 19, 2019

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 »

1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Defense and Small Claims for Arizona on
Q: My Grandfather left a faucet running at neighbors house It flooded carpet. Does there insurance cover or is he liable?

They are out of town and asked him to watch there house. They have home insurance he does not.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 23, 2019

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 »

2 Answers | Asked in Insurance Defense and Personal Injury for Arizona on
Q: A car crashed into me by turning around in an intersection while i was behind him, how do i get his insurance to pay?
Matthew Maerowitz
Matthew Maerowitz answered on Jun 7, 2019

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 »

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1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Defense, Car Accidents and Consumer Law for Arizona on
Q: Can an insur. co. close the ticket if their client tells them they will pay out of pock? Even if I didn't agree to term

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.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Dec 4, 2017

Not illegal but may be a violation of regulations. Big point is that you want to contact a member of the Az Trial Lawyers--they give free consults.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Insurance Defense, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets for Arizona on
Q: Hypothetically, could a person offset responsibility in a negligence case if they could prove they acted reasonably?

Say someone is in a car accident for which the responding officer deems them responsible and cites them.

At their court hearing, they present the printed results of an online poll where half of the (random, anonymous) respondents said they would have behaved the same way as the defendant... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Dec 4, 2017

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 »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Insurance Defense for Arizona on
Q: I was backing out of a parking space I was rear ended. They won't take responsibility, and was at fault. I have Proof.

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 »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 6, 2017

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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