My superficial injury healed up from the accident, it was minor actually, impact on ankle. But I'm a hemophiliac and joint injuries never go away for us, they evolve and become chronic years from now, potentially. Should I even be settling? I really don't want to be drawn out in court but... Read more »
It depends on your medical treatment, medical expenses, future medical treatment, your comparative fault, your permanent disability, the available insurance limits, etc. No one can tell you what your case might be worth without a lot more information.
You're asking a classic comparative fault question. Yes, you can make a claim for your damages if you feel the other driver was at fault. But a jury may have to decide the answer to that question. The insurer may take the position that because the other driver was in front of you that you...Read more »
Hi, my boyfriend got into an accident while driving my car. He also has his own insurance. My boyfriend was determined at-fault and the other driver wants to file a lawsuit against both me and my boyfriend. Both my boyfriend and I have insurance of our own and we both pay premium. On top of asking... Read more »
It's to long and hard to explain but bottom line I wrecked my car and I swear I had full coverage ins I have always had full coverage unins motor collision everything on the 3 of June this month I hit a pole and dented the drivers side of my car when I called my ins said all I had was... Read more »
I sold the vehicle, I had them sign their name and everything necessary on the pink slip, as well as my signature to release it, but forgot to remove and take the release of liability. The person has caused damages worth 20k yet I am liable. I have records of the conversation leading up to the... Read more »
Although insurance follows a vehicle, the driver is typically the person who is "responsible" and will be the named defendant in any lawsuit. Said another way, unless there are independent allegations against you (like you sold a defective vehicle etc...) you shouldn't be a party to...Read more »
I would encourage you to contact a local lawyer and have a meeting to discuss the facts of your case. If you were over the limit, involved in an accident and fled the scene without leaving your insurance or other contact information you are going to need a lawyer to defend you. Quite likely you...Read more »
My car was parked legally overnight. The car next to me was not and the tow truck company came to pick up the car. As he was pulling out the other guys car he's damaged my car substantially and left without a note or anything. I filed a report and this is a hit and run case. I've met with... Read more »
First, if you have collision on your car, get it fixed --the insurance will go after the guy. Second, get two estimates if it hasn't been fixed. Send them to the tow truck (save copies) Sue him in small claims. Not sure why you would miss work as the law would say you should use public trans,...Read more »
I bought a New/used car from a Honda Dealership in the Bay Area of California in Feb 2020. It's a 2016 Honda Civic touring. The price came out to $21,000. I noticed something a little off about the paint job after few weeks after purchase but thought it was the effects of the paint. Getting my... Read more »
Sorry for your issues. Start by opening up a "DMV Investigations" inquiry into what happened. They will put pressure on the selling dealer to get to the bottom of this. Then contact an auto fraud attorney, who should review at no charge or for a low fee and if s/he takes the case should...Read more »
I was on my way to work and it was night time/early morning. I drive the same road every day and there has never been a fallen tree in the middle of the road. Some street lights dont work. Someone should have reported the fallen tree before the accident.
It is possible. However, claims against public entities are difficult. There are legal protections called "governmental immunities" that apply to them and don't apply to private parties. There is also a very short statute of limitations (time limit to file a claim) of only 6...Read more »
There are so many variables in this it’s hard to answer. The case will be handled in the juvenile courts. There certainly will be some very stiff punishments and more so if someone was injured. There will a significant license suspension of at least a year. Likely to be charged with multiple...Read more »
My accident was in April 2019. They found the other driver at fault she ran a red light. I was injured. They settled for an amount but the attorney never reached out and I always have to call or email. If they already settled for the amount and my medical they said picked up alot of the bills back... Read more »
Every case is different, so there is no set amount of time that every case takes from the time of settlement to disbursement of funds. If you have Medi-Cal, the attorney needs to find out how much Medi-Cal paid to your medical providers and needs to get a final letter from Medi-Cal saying what...Read more »
It's not entirely clear to me if your case has been settled yet, or not. If it has already settled and all that is left to do is to agree to the language in the release and sign it - at that point it will be difficult, likely impossible, to renegotiate the settlement.
Whether and what to extent the other party is obligated to compensate your property damage depends on the facts and circumstances of the collision, which we don't know. Did you pull off the road completely? Did you turn on your flashing hazard lights? Did you attempt to warn oncoming...Read more »
Hi i have a question I got into a car accident awhile back with no insurance I can’t afford the repair cost to fix the car. The car has been sitting in a lot for awhile now and accumulated a lot of storage fees and I can’t afford them. I read online that the finance company won’t take back... Read more »
You are responsible to pay your loan and to pay storage fees. If you can't afford the storage fees, the car will eventually be auctioned by the lot to pay the fees. You might still owe any remaining balance. You will also still owe on your loan. If you can't afford that, you might...Read more »
I got into a small fender bender and he agreed to settling without dealing with insurance, I just got new insurance because my new rate was so high due to an accident I got into in September of 2019. There was no major damage just a little indent there was no paint transfer or any damage to my... Read more »
Your feelings about what is fair are not important, nor is your work status. You are liable for the amount of damages you caused. If his repair estimate for property damage caused in the collision, and his medical expenses for injuries caused in the collision add up to $1,900, you should agree to...Read more »
So in a incident, two caps rammed their cars on a suspect which was evading on a light motorcycle charged with misdemeanor of reckless driving. The pursuit was barely lasting 10 min and was in a place with no citizens around. The ramming left the suspect paralyzed.
Your brother is in immediate need of an experienced Criminal Defense lawyer. Based upon the given uncertainties in this fact pattern, time is of the essence as the variables span from misdemeanor conduct through felony exposure. The absolute first thing is to lawyer up as soon as it is humanly...Read more »
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