What can our family do legally? The person said they didn't see him on his loud Harley, yet hit him on the passenger front side while making a left turn. This was in Arkansas where he lived with his wife and son.
I would recommend you contact an Arkansas injury lawyer to discuss whether anything can be done in a civil claim. Regarding whether there is criminal liability for what occurred, I would need more information and also direct you to the prosecuting attorney in the County where the wreck occurred.
Contact the attorney for the estate and be sure that you and your brother are listed. Ask why you were not. If you don't get a straight answer contact a member of the Ark. Assn for Justice to find one in your area--they give free consults.
Insurance consists of ($25,000 is the amount required by state law minimum) along with deceased's own $25,000 under-insured motorist auto policy, resulting in law firm's award of $16,666.50 from the two policies totaling $50,000.00?
(The fault driver was ticketed for improper U-turn.... Read more »
If the law firm received a contingent fee, that fee would have to have been agreed by the widow and children in advance. Were they all over the age of majority when they signed the agreement? I would question the law firm's taking their fee from the $50 K settlement; they should have known or...Read more »
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