I hit a car from behind. It was night time and raining. The car was at a complete stop in the middle of the road (right lane) without lights on or emergency lights. The driver said he had run out of gas. By the time I was able to see the car I could only slam on the brakes causing me to slide until... Read more »
I depends. If the other driver's battery worked, then the hazard lights should have been on. If there was an emergency lane, then the car should've been over in it and not in the middle of the road. But maybe there were reasons it wasn't.
Alabama is a contributory negligence state, which...Read more »
The cops arrived after the other cars mother (who wasn't there nor involved in the accident) called them. We were driving slow since it had snowed earlier, then we hit ice and slowly slid into a car stopped at a stoplight. Tried honking to warn them but they panicked and didn't move. The cops... Read more »
You can try it. The point is you weren't able to stop, so some judges will take the position you should not have been driving at all if you couldn't stop. Now, if you had been able to stop all the way there and then suddenly there was a part you couldn't seem to stop on, a judge may say that you...Read more »
I was driving home in the middle lane on 75 S around 4:15 pm on a bright sunny day surrounded by traffic. An OTR truck w/trailer jump in my lane. Cars around me therefore I hit the horn and brakes but could not avoid accident. As I pulled over I noticed the truck was not stopping. I sped up and... Read more »
Contact a member of the Ga. Trial Lawyers Assn for the County where the crash happened. They give ree consults. Sounds weird they'd ask someone to send pix--and did those pix have the same plate as the one involved?
In any event, if you weren't hurt likely small claims will be your best...Read more »
Recently I was part of a 6-car accident. It was a domino-style rear-ending in which I was the 5th car in a line of 6 cars. The 1st car that initiated the rear-endings was clearly at fault. I didn't have collision coverage at the time, and that person's insurance company does not want to pay for the... Read more »
Not enough facts to answer. Probably if the door was already open as you approached, so that you could have avoided it if you were paying attention, then you’ll be at fault. If the person flung the door open right as you reached them and you had no opportunity to avoid hitting the door, then it...Read more »
I sold my car to a private party on Craigslist in September 2019, and recently was contacted by an insurance agent due to the buyer got into a car accident. This buyer does not have insurance and has not completed the ownership transfer with DMV, and as such the vehicle is still... Read more »
I was driving my spouse’s company car and was involved in an accident 22 months ago. I had permission to drive the car and was told by a company representative that as a spouse I was covered by the automotive insurance policy because my spouse also uses the vehicle for personal use. Yesterday I... Read more »
It is best to consult an attorney versus going through the insurance company. An attorney will work to protect your interests, and the insurance company’s primary objective is to protect their own interests.
I was driving without my license and hit a parked vehicle. No one was injured but both my vehicle and the other vehicle suffered damages. I did not stop and proceeded my house 3 blocks down to retrieve my wallet and wanted to calm down before I headed back to see the owners of the vehicle. After... Read more »
You can make a claim that while you technically left the scene you were in the viscinity getting your ID etc. If you left a note on the vehicle you could fight the ticket. Make sure your insurance covers it and a judge may let you off as you agree you did it, went to get your insurance...Read more »
Accident velocity was 60-70mph upon impact. The vehicle that the air bags failed in rear ended another that was coming to a slow on a highway. Police officer urged driver to contact Honda because of the amount of damage and obvious force of impact from the damage. There were no injuries and the... Read more »
If you weren't hurt you don't have a claim other than making a claim for them to fix it. However much depends on the dynamics--generally, airbags only deploy if the hit is plus or minus 5 degrees off top center.
He is trying to lie and say I was in left lane then moved to right. But he was sited for it so his insurance has to pay for my car right? They told me at his insurance company that it is waiting on manger to approve liability. Will I get my car taken care of?
I've seen insurance companies try to claim it was "arguable" or offer only 70 or 80 per cent liability. You could use your own collision if you have it and let them deal with it. If you were injured contact a member of the Ohio Assn for Justice--they give free consults.
While leaving for work I hit my neighbors brick siding. I live in a condo, and all the units are within close proximity to each other. My neighbor's garage and my garage directly face each other. It was our first major snowstorm of the year, and the snow hadn't been cleared, and whiling backing... Read more »
Your question was cut off at the end, but your conduct, should you be accused of leaving the scene of an accident, demonstrates every intention of reporting it after you realized there was damage. If you are accused, contact an attorney. Ask the rep from the insurance company with whom you spoke to...Read more »
I have the person's insurance, license, vehicle registration, phone number and some front dash-camera footage of when he hit me. He said he would pay, but he called to insult me and deny anything happened.
You can file a claim with your insurance company and provide the other drivers information and they can go after the at fault driver for recovery of the damages. If you have a license plate And drivers name and information obviously you could still pursue a claim cvilly against the person. However...Read more »
This is something a criminal defense attorney would know. You could repost the question in the Criminal Law section. Car accident attorneys (the category where you have it posted) usually only deal with the civil aspects of collisions, such as personal injury and property damage claims. They aren't...Read more »
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