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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Louisiana on
Q: Underage unlicensed driver hit gate at my storage facility and damaged my car. Who is liable?

He lied and she had a license. Gave statement saying he was dishonest. Will my insurance pay for damages to private property (gate) and my car? I have full coverage

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Mar 3, 2021

A Louisiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. For your car, a full coverage plan should cover that - check with your policy declaration sheet or with your agent to be certain. For the storage facility/gate damages, that could depend on the scope of your... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Virginia on
Q: I need a non injury car accident lawyer in Richmond va.

A man hit me and fled the scene . We can't find his insurance. I need compensation for my car.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Mar 2, 2021

A Virginia attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. You could use the Find-a-Lawyer tab above to reach out to attorneys in the Virginia Beach area, or you could run your own independent searches online. You probably did this already, but you could double-check your... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Oregon on
Q: I got side swiped by a car while riding my bike. Hit and run. Can I sue if we find the person? And for how much?

His mirror broke off on my hip and threw me off my bike. He or she didnt stop. I went to the hospital but nothing was broken. Just severely bruised.

Jennie Lynn Clark
Jennie Lynn Clark answered on Mar 1, 2021

Assuming the driver of the vehicle that hit you was at-fault for the accident, you can sue if you find the person within the statute of limitations with enough time to get a lawsuit filed. If the incident happened in Oregon, your case must be filed or settled within 2 years.

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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Texas on
Q: Hi i had a homeless man commit suicide by throwing himself infront of my truck can i sew the city fir damages against me

Happened 2 years ago

Teri A. Walter
Teri A. Walter answered on Mar 1, 2021

The short answer is no. Because first, it's not clear that you have any damages, second, you've given no indication of why the city should be responsible for what the man did, and third, it's extremely difficult to sue government for anything, even the things they Are responsible for.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Car Accidents for Wisconsin on
Q: WI Stat 779.415(1g)(a)(a) Does this mean tow is $100 max and storage $10 per day max?
Nathan DeLadurantey
Nathan DeLadurantey answered on Mar 1, 2021

Without more facts, it is difficult to answer your question. The statute has different application depending on the type of the vehicle, and other facts surrounding the vehicle.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Domestic Violence for Mississippi on
Q: I parked behind my boyfriend at his job on private property, and blocked him in from leaving.

He reversed and pushed my car out of the way with his car. Then when he was able to get out, he backed up and hit my car again before driving off . I’m not pressing charges & I wasn’t injured, but can the police? I heard them mention something about private property, but also heard them... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 28, 2021

It could be any number of charges.

For starters, for the damage to your car, get estimates and send them to your insurance company.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Car Accidents, Collections and Insurance Defense for Louisiana on
Q: Can I get a restitution letter WHILE I'm paying for the damages to a collections agency setup by the insurance agency

I was uninsured during the accident and was at fault. I cant pay the amount in full but it was sent to a collections. I want a letter saying it's been handled & I'm paying for it overtime....I need it to present to the judge.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 25, 2021

They should give you one. Hopefully, you are paying by check so the check is your receipt.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Illinois on
Q: Recently my car was stuck in the snow I called a tow truck.

Upon the tow truck arrival I asked him to tow the vehicle from the front which there was room to allow that to happen. Instead he attached to chain to the bottom of the rear of the vehicle. As he drove off he began to snatch the vehicle several times slamming my vehicle into garbage cans after... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 25, 2021

Get an estimate, file a claim with their insurance company.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Hawaii on
Q: I had an accident with a revoked license should I have a lawyer to aid me in this matter?
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 25, 2021

Very definitely. Look for an attorney who handles traffic citations. If the crash wasn't your fault you have a claim for your injuries and should contact a member of the Hawaii Trial Lawyers Association--they give free consults.

Pomaika'i !

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Texas on
Q: Is my son entitled to compensation if a driver hit his father (pedestrian) causing possible permanent disability.

He was paying child support and can no longer work, due to injury and possible mental capacity changes.

I am also curious if there could be any payment for my son for time missed with his father. we are looking at long time hospitalization with no visits.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Feb 25, 2021

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for four weeks. Only a local attorney could advise meaningfully as to the operation of first-party benefits and the type of jurisdiction Texas is in terms of such benefits, but as a general premise, a number of different forms of money... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Car Accidents, Collections and Insurance Defense for Louisiana on
Q: Can I get a restitution letter WHILE I'm paying for the damages to a collections agency setup by the insurance agency

I was uninsured during the accident and was at fault. I can pay the amount in full but it was sent to a collections. I want a letter saying it's been handled & I'm paying for it overtime

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 25, 2021

Pay it by check in full. Note on the check that it is payment in full and send it with a cover letter that you need a Release. Then get insurance.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Nevada on
Q: As a victim of an accident is one entitled to "be made whole" by the insurance company of the defendant?

The defendant's insurance company has agreed to repair my vehicle, however, are not willing to provide a free rental vehicle equivalent to that being repaired.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 24, 2021

The law in most states only requires that they give you A rental vehicle. You lost a Lamorghini--they can get you a toyota corolla. The only time I've gotten exceptions are where the vehicle was particular to that person's business or health-- a vehicle that could accomodate a wheelchair,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Michigan on
Q: If I am in an accident with no insurance but the other driver who is insured is at fault should I pursue a claim
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 24, 2021

Michigan law became complicated due to Republican attempts to limit the liability of careless people. I suggest you contact a member of the Michigan Assn for Justice in your county --they give free consults.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Illinois on
Q: I got a ticket for driving too fast for conditions and now have a curfew. I was 17 now I’m 18. So I still follow it?

I was 17 at the time of the accident and now I am 18. I just got the letter the other day for the curfew. Do I still have to follow it now that I am 18?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 24, 2021

if its an order it's an order. You want to change the order but don't disobey it until you do.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Contracts and Libel & Slander for Utah on
Q: Can a lawyer accept a personal injury settlement w/o their clients approval? If they do is that a breach of contract?

obtained a. Personal injury lawyer after a car crash. After almost a year and a half I directed the lawyer to start working towards a settlement. On 1/28 the Lawyer called and said they had negotiated an offer. I said I wanted to talk to my wife before accepting the offer. The next day( 1/29 )the... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 24, 2021

No, you can tell the attorney that he should tell the company it was a mistake on his part, you never agreed to anytihing. You may want to consult other attorneys, see what they say. Look for attorneys who handle car wrecks and who are memers of the Utah trial lawyers association /Utah... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: Confessed having sexual relations with 2 elderly women at last job nothing has happened and frud in car accidents

Confessed at 8pm central time what is happening in Oklahoma

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 24, 2021

It's not clear that you have a question. However as it involves some serious issues, and this is a public site, I suggest you contact an attorney who handles criminal defense in the states where you are charged or where you have concerns and do not discuss these issues on any social media.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for New Hampshire on
Q: I live in NH in an auto accident other party 100% responsible do I take the med pay or will it stop med expense

The med pay is from my insurance can i still get medical bills paid by other driver we have same company

I want to go through her policy for medical

But the insurance company sent me this $1000 check on my med policy should i use it for my copays? I don’t want it to prohibit me... Read more »

Daniel McKenna
Daniel McKenna answered on Feb 24, 2021

Yes, you can use the med pay check to cover your copays. Using med pay to cover your copays will not prevent you from seeking compensation for your medical bills, lost earnings, or other damages from the other insurance company. Using the med pay will allow you to avoid out of pocket expenses while... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Missouri on
Q: I was charged with something but that's not what it is it something else but they charged me sayn it's something and it
Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Feb 23, 2021

Please rewrite your post. It’s hard to follow.

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury, Car Accidents and Lemon Law for Missouri on
Q: Who so I contact in my area?

I was in a serious car accident. I have been sold two lemons from two different car lots. I feel that I have been mislead and taken advantage of by both of them. I am seeking the justice I deserve.

Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Feb 23, 2021

Contact an attorney to discuss your options. The lemon law only applies to new vehicles but there may be other avenues for you if the vehicles were used.

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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents on
Q: Is this legal? If so how should it be tackled?

My friend's mom, Erin, got into a car accident with a lady, Emily two years ago. Emily was alone. Emily is now suing Erin on the argument that Emily was not alone and there was a passenger who was injured.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Feb 23, 2021

A geographic location does not appear, but whichever state this occurred in, turn the papers over to your insurance carrier for them to handle the lawsuit. They would assign an attorney and likely investigate the matter. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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