Car Accidents Questions & Answers

Q: An uber driver hit my car and drove off before I got his license plate number.

4 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for California on
Answered on Oct 12, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
More info needed

Did you call police and give them Lic number and did they take report?

Contact an accident lawyer.

If you need names call me 760 8377500

Q: I

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Workers' Compensation and Car Accidents for Texas on
Answered on Oct 11, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
You have a claim for your injuries and lost wages. Contact a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Assn for the County where it happened. They give free consultations.

Q: Can police steal (confiscate) my owned car if I'm repairing it in my yard?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Georgia on
Answered on Oct 11, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
You have a nice constitutional issue but the bottom line is they say you aren't complying. So you need to get your car in a garage or most statutes allow for a properly secured tarp to count. Make it a hassle for them and you'll only possibly win the battle but you'll be losing a war of code enforcement. Not worth the fight.

Of just get someone to fix the headlights, tag it, inspect it,insure it.

Q: I hit a cow on hwy281north at nighttime my car was totalled what is the animals owners liability?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Agricultural Law and Car Accidents for Colorado on
Answered on Oct 11, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
I've been successful in getting compensation from the owner's insurance. If you have collision let your company handle it and go after the owner. If you were injured, then contact a member of the Colo. Assn for Justice. They give free consults.

Q: A car was driving in front of me and stopped suddenly I tried avoid hitting the car but didn't is it completely my fault

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Answered on Oct 11, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
Most likely the insurance will consider it so. Was there a reason for it stopping? If no reason you may have an argument that the person was "contributorily at fault," but you are supposed to leave enough room so that you can stop if there's a sudden emergency in front--a child or dog runs into the road, the horse pulling an Amish buggy takes fright, etc.

Q: If a person in pa was not authorized to drive a motor vehicle and was involved in a car accident does my ins pay out?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Small Claims for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Oct 11, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
If that person was at fault? Or not? You aren't being clear.

If your vehicle was at fault, then your vehicle's insurance will pay for the driver's mistake. If the person was not authorized to drive that vehicle, the insurance may either a) not pay or b)pay under a "reservation of rights."

Much depends on the "not authorized." If the owner is just saying that to protect their rates that's one thing. If they reported it stolen that's another. "I told him not to use it"(but left...

Q: I was in a car accident and saw an attorney for damages. I did not submit my interrogatories because I did not want to

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Oct 11, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
You need to authorize your attorney to withdraw. However as to your question you need to speak with the attorney, and if necessary go to court.

Q: what if I was involved in a hit and run and I was not sited at fault. My passenger is trying to sue me for medical bill

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Ohio on
Answered on Oct 11, 2018
Matthew Williams' answer
Then you will want to defend the lawsuit. Your insurance is likely to defend if you were not listed as at fault. Have you reported the accident and the suit to them?

Q: I was hit by an uninsured driver. My car is to totalled and I only have liability coverage from my insurance. What other

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Florida on
Answered on Oct 11, 2018
David Hughes Harris' answer
If I understand the question, uninsured driver strikes your vehicle and you are injured; however, you also don't have uninsured motorist (UM) coverage.

These circumstances do present a real challenge to compensation.

If the vehicle was owned by someone else, then you can pursue the owner and his/her for damages. You can still file a lawsuit against the driver and owner and pursue him/her/them personally. You be able to obtain a judgment against him/her/them and then execute on...

Q: I was in an accident with each of us claiming the other ran a red light.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Alabama on
Answered on Oct 8, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
Is it your policy adjuster who says that or their policy adjuster? What does the police report show? Where is damage to the cars? Wintesses? If you have collision file it with yours and ask them to go after the other persons.

Q: Hello

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Car Accidents for Virginia on
Answered on Oct 8, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
How? We all have at one time or another.

Q: My Doctor & Attorney Are Having Conflict in Billing Should I Let my Doctor Do 100% Attorney Lein Or 100% Medical insur

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Georgia on
Answered on Oct 8, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
100 per cent medical insurance unless the Lawyer has a strong reason otherwise. Let's say you don't get compensated so much. If your health insurance paid, you may have a repayment but that can be negotiated. A lien is 100 per cent.

Q: I got in a car accident while rushing my pregnant wife to the hospital.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Texas on
Answered on Oct 8, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
Congratulations! I answered a similar question. Generally, no exception. If the ambulance service or hospital said for you to bring her then you have a defense. If she was oK but then had contractions in the car and was having them when you were stopped, you can claim it was a sudden emergency.

Q: I need someone’s help can someone call me please?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Civil Rights for Missouri on
Answered on Oct 8, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
A lot depends on where you were etc. If you had time to get out it's on her--she would see door open, feet on the ground., even before you stand up. If you were in the car and swung the door open--that's different.

See if there is a business at the point where you parked that might have a security camera pointed outward.

Q: Hello, a car cut me off and i hit him from the back. nothing major. I signaled for him to follow me but he left

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Texas on
Answered on Oct 8, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
Turn it over to your insurance. Be guided by them. If there was a camera at the intersection go to see if it covers that part. If there was a camera at a business across from where it happened that was pointing toward the street see if it caught it. Otherwise, you get cited plead not guilty. If you get a hit and run see a lawyer. Most states there are some bad consequences and even if you think the other person's full of baloney, no reason to chance it.

Q: I was recently in a parking lot accident With no Designated parking am I at 100% fault

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents on
Answered on Oct 8, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
If you have a witness it's still a witness. Your problem is you are responsible for your vehicle. If it was damaged you shouldn't have driven it.

Bigger problem is that you hit a stopped object. He wasn't moving. You decided to move and hit him. On you

Q: If I was in a car accident (dui) and dealt damage to a building can I still he charged although it was unintentional

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and DUI / DWI for New Mexico on
Answered on Oct 8, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
The DUI or the damage? Either way it's a yes, inasmuch as you knowingly consumed alcohol, and you thus carelessly did damage a structure.

Q: How can a roadway be a portion of a highway if a highway is within the boundary lines of a roadway?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Answered on Oct 8, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
Means the berm shouldn't be used for travel, the highway is. Thus "driving in lanes meant for travel" is the vehicular code perverse citation for didn't stay in lane of travel and went off the side of the road.

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