An Alabama attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Until you're able to speak with an Alabama attorney for meaningful guidance, an accidental dent does not usually amount to being a crime in most places. Unless an accident involved intoxication, recklessness,...Read more »
An Alabama attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a month. As a general matter nationwide, statutes do not generally include any particular figure for cars overtaken. Most statutes pertaining to left lane violations tend to be phrased "a" vehicle or...Read more »
And no police report was made. Im not sure if the other person has insurance or not. The only damge was a broken tailight cover on his car. He said he got an estimate on the damage and asked me who he needed to contact. I told him my insurance company. I also texted him and asked him who he has... Read more »
An Alabama attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Until you are able to discuss meaningfully with a local attorney, the next thing that happens would probably be your insurance carrier contacting you to verify the other driver's claim. If the other driver was...Read more »
The driver had already tried to pass once and backed out because the road was that bad and then a mile or 2 later tried again. As he passed the wave of slush and ice caused me and the car in front to have to completely stop because we couldn't see and my driver side window got busted. I... Read more »
An Alabama attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. As a general matter in many jurisdictions, you probably would. Check with the Small Claims Court, either through its online resources or contacting an administrative person at the courthouse as to the types of cases...Read more »
An Alabama attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for five weeks. Most motor vehicle accidents do not involve criminal charges or arrest. They are usually treated as civil matters where the parties sue for monetary damages. That's a general premise nationwide. If you want a...Read more »
An Alabama attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. As a GENERAL matter NATIONWIDE, one doesn't need to be charged in connection with an accident for it to be used by an insurance carrier to raise premiums. Most accidents are civil matters - charges are generally...Read more »
An Alabama attorney could answer best, but your post remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for the loss of your father. If the case was placed into suit, you could look into whether it appears in any of the online resources of uniform court systems. Nationwide, more and more court systems have...Read more »
An Alabama attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. From what you describe, you exchanged information with the other vehicle owner, and they initially decided it wasn't worth doing anything about. They later decided they wanted to handle the claim through...Read more »
No, under the facts as you have given them she cannot do that. On the other hand, if it turns out he did NOT have her permission, then she can, but it won't get her anything since he will then have to be spending money on a criminal defense attorney.
I was rear ended in a car accident at 36 weeks pregnant. I sustained a bruised placenta , and was put on bed rest for the remainder of my pregnancy. I also spent 3 days in the hospital being monitored and almost went into labor twice . This was in October 2019 . I have a lawyer and I am currently... Read more »
Based on your description of the facts of the crash, liability does not sound like it is in dispute. If liability is in dispute, it can influence the value of a case. As for the settlement amount, there are many factors that go into the (1) settlement value and (2) potential trial value of any...Read more »
The other drive told me today its 2500 to fix his car. I told him no because the police wasn't called and my phone was died he refuse to call on his phone, my question do i still have to pay for his car after he refuse to call and make a police report, I told him I will pay the $500 so... Read more »
It's your decision, but the fact that there was not a police report does not mean he cannot turn around and sue you. The bottom line is that you really don't know what the other side will choose to do - try to renegotiate, accept your offer, walk away and forget about it, or sue you. No...Read more »
Read your contract. It probably says, expenses are to be reimbursed first and then he gets his 40 percent. And depending on how much his expenses were, you could end up with the amount he is telling you. Filing fees alone in civil cases are around 500-1000.
His insurance company got me a rental car and now I was informed I have to return it tomorrow. Their garage totaled out my car now they say the check for the van has to be paid to this shady lien holder so now I’m going to be stranded and no money. I’m disabled and I don’t get money until the... Read more »
I'm very sorry that all these things are happening to you on top of the recent loss of your husband. Unfortunately, when it comes to rentals, the allowances are strictly monitored. Once a check is cut, or once a determination of damage is made, that's about the end of the line for the...Read more »
You should check with an Alabama traffic ticket attorney for actual statutory authority on this issue, but your question remains open for three weeks. As a general matter throughout many jurisdictions, the act of doing that is codified as "avoiding a traffic control device," or something...Read more »
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.
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