If the other driver in an auto accident case is underinsured, you file your claim with your own insurance company under your um/uim coverage. I suggest you contact a good personal injury lawyer in your county, or where the accident occurred if different than where you live. For you to have a claim,...Read more »
A year ago I was in a minor hit and run accident. I had to see a chiropractor and was out of work for a few weeks. I went straight to the emergency room, so I also had a doctor bill. Mercury insurance has had a claim specialist working on this for a while now, they just got back my medical bill,... Read more »
Crashed a company vehicle and at the time I had worked over the years. Nearly 8 thousand hours. Nearly 50k has been payed for my health and welfare. From 2015-2018. These years I wasn't even covered. I have evidence of all this with documents. It's crazy to me that my credit has been... Read more »
Unclear what you are asking about. If you were in a company vehicle, the company's auto insurance should have applied, including Medical Payments and Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist coverage (if the collision was the fault of another party). If you are asking about medical coverage, it would...Read more »
Suspect admitted 100% fault right away. I was in a rental that I was liable for. Lawyer that represented me at time settled me out for 2,000…. I feel like there’s room for compensation. Please contact me asap as I need help pursuing this
If you signed a Settlement Agreement then most likely you are done and there is nothing more you can do. Read whatever document you signed carefully and it should be self evident. You might ask an attorney to help you understand the document if you can't.
A California attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. One option is to sit down with a California civil litigation attorney to review the owner's claims in accordance with the terms of the rental policy. Whether you choose to dispute the claims or negotiate a...Read more »
And drove into the car behind me, & the car behind that. She wasn’t injured, nobody was, even though her car ended up on its side. I only have liability insurance. Her insurance put me off for six months, then decided not to pay me out for my totaled car, & the money I’m out on towing,... Read more »
Your attorney cannot settle on your behalf without your consent. The settlement amount is one number, the fee agreement between you and your attorney is likely a percentage, and the costs the attorney has incurred is another number easily calculated. With that information your attorney should...Read more »
After telling them I found another lawyer and if I needed there service I would call them. They message me everyday and it I looked over the contract to sign so they can get started on my case. I told them I'm not signing anything and I don't need there services. They won't stop.
that is a little disturbing. It could be a service they are using that isn't working properly. I would suggest you send a letter to the main attorney informing them of the situation. That should get it to stop.. and obviously just ignore the messages being sent.
Partner and I were both struck by a vehicle, driver refused to give us information until the cops got there, the police arrived while we were both being driven away in the ambulance witnesses state he did have insurance, cops took down all information except for who his insurance company is. We... Read more »
There are companies who will identify possible insurers, for a fee. You can also write to the defendant and ask for that information. You would be better off, and have more chance of learning this information, if you hired an attorney. You will get very little respect as a self-represented claimant.
It’s been well over a year and still have gotten paid I signed the release form but the insurance company of the person at fault is claiming they can’t pay until everyone signs it, to be brief, one person hasn’t signed so until then no one gets paid
After falling asleep at the wheel the road turned left and I continued straight going off the road and crashed into a 2ft tall stump. Broke my back in 3 location and fractured my leg. The stump I hit was located 18ft from the roadway in the r.o.w. (design standards state min 30ft) it did not have... Read more »
Assuming the facts stated in your question are correct you may have a claim against CalTrans. It is foreseeable that a driver may fall asleep or lose control of their car and crash into a stump that is in violation of their own standards. So that may create some liability on the part of CalTrans....Read more »
A California attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. One option is to consider discussing this with an attorney more thoroughly than is possible in the brief format of a Q & A forum. An attorney could review the terms of the insurance company's document, your...Read more »
My friend and I owe Amica car insurance company $8,758.62 because my insurance at the time illegally dropped my case and subsequently dropped my account after an interview they conducted where my friend was not in sound mind to participate in the interview. Can a lawyer help get this payment... Read more »
You will need a competent lawyer to review all the facts and details of your claim, including the reason(s) your insurance company dropped your case in order to find out if your insurance company wrongfully and/or unreasonably dropped your case. This would also determine if you have a case against...Read more »
If you are being sued relating to a car accident, you should check with your car insurance company as they can likely appoint an attorney to represent you and defend against the case. There may be pro bono attorneys out there, but as the saying goes, you get what you pay for.
A California attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. In general, such settings could be a judgment call on the part of a trained observer, in terms of whether the motorist or pedestrian is at fault. The general rule is to yield to pedestrians, but these can also be...Read more »
In order to maximize your recovery, you really should hire an attorney. If you want to go at it on your own, then you should provide proper documentation of your wages before and after the accident and calculate the total amount you have lost due to the accident. Provide this information to the at...Read more »
Yes, there are companies, who will provide no recourse advances against your recovery (settlement or judgment). Advances are monies paid to a claimant or plaintiff with a promise to repay with interest. No recourse means if you don’t recover money, then you would owe nothing (this means no...Read more »
Releasing your liability limits does nothing other than inform the other party how much coverage you have. They have a right to demand that information in a lawsuit, but pre-litigation, you must provide your insurance with consent to release the limits.
I was not at fault and the other party’s insurance company sent me a check, which I cashed. They’re now saying it was a mistake and I need to pay it back. Do I have to legally? What recourse can they take if I don’t?
If they made you an offer (sent you a check), and you cashed it before the offer was retracted, you have a completed contract and should not have to refund the money. An attorney should review the entire transaction history before any judgment are made, however.
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