I am 18 and have my medical marijuana card. I live in the state Washington. My parents claim that if I were to get into an accident since I would have THC in my system the opposing party could sue my family. Keep in mind I never drive under the influence. I am under there car insurance as well. Is... Read more »
A Washington attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Until you are able to consult with a local attorney for the most accurate state rules, in many jurisdictions, the claimant will usually go after the vehicle operator and the owner. Those two parties are generally...Read more »
You would have a claim against the at-fault party assuming they had liability coverage. You need an experience SC car wreck attorney to assist you in dealing with the insurance company. They are not your friend and will work to nickle and dime you so that you don't receive fair compensation.
My insurance only wants to give me $3500 because I did not have full coverage. Is there a way to get more? I have to cover the costs for the towing company & to get my vehicle out. Is there a way to sue the other vehicle? I am emotionally & mentally stressed out, especially since I am a 20... Read more »
you are able to pursue the other driver legally, most likely in small claims, but the odds of you satisfying any judgment is low. Depending on what type of coverage you had on your own policy you may be able to obtain a recovery for your PTSD and any other associated injuries. That is your most...Read more »
The cop said i was at fault but I have witnesses stating it was not. I had a arrow in the left lane and the other driver blew through the red light and also didn't have her headlights on at 8:30 p.m. I didn't see her when I started to turn and she hit me.
my car was taken from home 60 days ago. august 15th. they have had my vehicle in their custody for 60 days while im paying cash daily for a car rental and they will not/have not returned my calls or emails since on or about 9/14. my insurance which is full coverage (making payments) is paid through... Read more »
It could be difficult to get an accurate response here because this forum deals mainly with U.S. law. But as a general premise (governed by a nation's/state's civil procedure rules) the location for where trial takes place could be determined by location of accident, residences of...Read more »
If you and the at-fault driver are residents of Oregon, then you have the option of filing suit in Oregon or Idaho. In Oregon, you would have to file suit in the county in which the at-fault driver resides or the insurer conducts business. If the insurer conducts business in ID and OR, which is...Read more »
I accidentally backed into a mailbox one day. Luckily the mailbox wasn't damaged, but the rear blinker light on the passenger side of the vehicle cracked open and the bulb was shattered. Even if I put a new bulb in, the bulb itself will be exposed and visible. If a police officer sees this,... Read more »
A Mississippi attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Probably, because in many places, that could prevent passing safety inspection. For more precise state-specific standards, a local attorney would know DMV safety checklist best. Good luck
He has insurance I do not. I was not driving the vehicle. I was out of town and he hit it and tried to drive off. Was later arrested under a DUI. I just want my car fixed and idk what to do or who to call.
My boyfriend and I coown my car. This morning he got into an accident with the car which had no insurance and his license is suspended. The other driver came into contact with him going 50mph on a 35mph street but he was named at fault because he ran a red light, so far I have no been notified... Read more »
Be ready to negotiate settlement with the other car's driver; you are probably liable for letting your boyfriend drive the car. And start saving for another car. Next time, please don't have a car without insurance.
A Colorado attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week. Your question may not have been completed. Until you're able to have a meaningful consult with a local attorney, in many jurisdictions nationwide, it sometimes means that remedies for pain and suffering are...Read more »
Again. The issue is I had a witness 2 actually ,who spoke to officer but officer did not include their statement on report as he said he did. So I am being blamed for everything. I ended up with a crushed wrist,had a plate and 8 screws put in,still have a broke bone that was found while doing... Read more »
Their client was at fault, been trying to get a reasonable settlement outside of medical liens, and Selective insurance is now trying to say they don't owe us anything because we couldn't come to an agreement on what was a fair amount to resolve the issue.
If your accident occurred on or before 10-08-19 and you did NOT file suit on or before 10-08-21, the Statute of Limitations HAS run and you have no right to recover anything. This is yet another reason why you should have hired an experienced personal injury attorney. If the attorney missed the...Read more »
An Iowa attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. If this involves motor vehicle accident litigation, your selection of categories makes sense. However, this could also be something that an attorney who deals with criminal law/professional conduct matters could have...Read more »
I live in California I rear ended them exiting a shopping center it was considered inside the property still so cops did not file a report. The guy reported the accident to his insurance and we exchanged information.
A Kansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a GENERAL rule nationwide, the vehicle hitting the other in the rear bears the brunt of liability, but this is a very general response. Since liability could be governed by state-specific vehicle and traffic laws...Read more »
is it already a foregone conclusion that I will be sued, and that my Insurance policy will pay-out, and the family’s lawyer will be able to go-after whatever assets I own, even if the Sheriff’s dept. has concluded that I am not guilty of any wrong-doing?
Most of the time, depending on your assets and insurance, they will not go after you personally. Your insurance will likely offer up your policy limits and if the attorney for the decedent's estate does not accept that offer of limits, then they will take you to court and will need to prove...Read more »
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