If at a traffic light there are two cars on opposite sides of the street both making left turns and a car from behind one of the turning cars decided to go around and then hits the turning car from the opposite side of the road who would be at fault for the accident.
The car from behind would have most, if not all of the fault, assuming everyone agreed on the facts as described. The car turning left from the opposite side may also have some fault as it could have had a clear view of the oncoming vehicle and might have been able to yield to avoid the collision.
Lack of insurance has nothing to do with who is at fault. If the other party is at fault, lack of insurance will only affect your ability to recover pain and suffering damages if you pursue a personal injury claim. You will only be able to recover economic damages (medical expenses, property...Read more »
This young guy hit my car CLEARLY at fault & admitted it. the insurance paper showed his policy had expired He told me that he would talk to his mother to get my car fixed. His mom is an insurance agent. the calls that were supposedly from a claim adjuster were not the # was from his moms office... Read more »
Unclear if you are injured from a collision or just want property damage repaired. The remedy for establishing who is at fault in a collision is a lawsuit. If you want your property damage repaired, file in Small Claims. Bring photos of the damage, and of the scene. Bring copies of the...Read more »
We’re sorry to hear of your accident. From your info, I’m not sure if you were hit from behind or you hit someone from behind. In any event, if you were hit from behind, you need to exchange information and you need to take pictures of any damage. If you got hit from behind and sustained any...Read more »
Unclear how a dog caused a motorcycle accident. If this was a biting incident, the owner is strictly liable. If the person in control of the dog is not an owner, then the injured person would need to prove that the person in control was negligent, while the owner would still be strictly liable....Read more »
Drive told Insurance that I hit his car while he was parked, I have witnesses that say otherwise, only thing is I have no bike insurance for bike nor a bike license, as I've owned it for a month, does this hurt me or what would happen?
when i have asked them to push cause i have been done waiting about this case after a year had went by they didnt want to do anything they wanted to sit and wait. if i had tried to call them they would take a message and it would be months before i have a response. now that i am in 2019 and mind... Read more »
You can look around for a lawyer to take over your case. The lawyers will share the fees, which may make it hard for you to find a lawyer to take over. Usually, personal injury attorneys do not charge for a case evaluation, so it may be worth your time and effort to make some calls.
I received a Summon and responded by filling out form PLD-PI-003 denying all allegations, filed (Los Angeles Country Superior Court House) and registered forms before mailing to Attorney. I received a 2nd Notice (Request for Admission) and responded by denying all allegations. I once again, filling... Read more »
It's difficult to understand your question. What / why are you "releasing uninsured motorist"? I would strongly urge you to get an attorney well versed in personal injury matters (assuming you were injured) because you could do something to jeopardize your case. And the insurance companies love it...Read more »
My brother just bought a used car from a site like Craigslist. He went to go register it and found out it has DUI fees and other penalties from the original owner(I have a picture). Is he really liable to pay those?
No contact was signed besides a bill of sale and they did have the title on... Read more »
I got in an accident where a friend of mine was driving my car with me in it. This friend didn't have a license and I was listed as the driver. The insurance company found out I wasn't driving because of the other person who was involved in the accident. They asked for a follow up statement.... Read more »
Insurance company called, I claimed to be the driver and didn't mention it in my statement. It was the other driver's fault for hitting me. And there was very minimal damage to both vehicles (fender dented & bumper was broken) When the other driver reported, I got a call back from the insurance... Read more »
yes this is a problem now that CA has allowed $5000 in PD coverage for low income drivers. need to go through your son's insurance and pay deductible if that is an option, then you will get back a pro rata of deductible.
option #2 take the case to small claims court for $45 takes 2 months,...Read more »
In December 2018 I bought a used 2016 Honda Pilot from a toyota dealership. I wanted to be sure the car was in good condition so I asked numerous times if the car was in an accident. They reassured me it was in perfect condition. I purchased the vehicle and am currently financing it. However, it... Read more »
In December 2018 I purchased a used 2016 Honda pilot from a Toyota dealership, which I am currently financing. I asked on three seperate occasions, before signing any paperwork, if the car had been in any previous accidents and was told repeatedly that the car has NOT been in any accidents and is... Read more »
I am financing a used car and was told it had never been in any previous accidents. However, I found out the car in fact has been in an accident that left the hood caved in. This is hurting my trade in value and I'd like to know if i can file for fraud or false claim and get a full refund.
Each of these things are possible depending on just how bad the prior damage is. If it's a few thousand, you are likely in small claims for the difference in the trade in value you get compared to what you should have received. IF it's a lot more, then you may end up with a potential unwind of the...Read more »
arrested for vehicular manslaughter with suspesion for dui but blood alcohol level was normal but someone did end up dying in the crash, what happens to the driver? how long does a case like this usually take?
Driving a atv and it crashed or tipped and everyone was thrown out, no one in... Read more »
The police report says it was my fault because I veard into the driver's Lane. the officer didn't take into consideration that the law that passed about the three foot buffer when passing a bicyclist on the road here in California and that law passed in 2014 this happened 2016. How can I go about... Read more »
My 18 yr old niece got in an Accident and was found at fault. She had no insurance and no DL at the time. she took no photos and cant rember the Accident because she lost consciousness and suffered a concution, one of the other drivers also did not have insurance and got an lawer and she recived a... Read more »
If she was at fault like you say then you really need to find out how much damage was done to the other car and find out if anyone was hurt. That will determine her financial liability. The fact that the other party got an attorney means the other person most likely was injured. If the other party...Read more »
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