I was involved in an accident where both parties were deemed at fault by the officer. We traded information through the officer, and I told the other party I would be filing with my insurance when I got home, and they would be hearing from them.
Today, I received a letter from a local law... Read more »
If you have car insurance, it should defend you against the claim being made against you. If you believe you may have a claim against the other party (say you have injuries, car damages, lost wages, etc), then, just as the other party has done, you'd hire your own attorney. Unless you plan on...Read more »
I found out I do not have collision insurance on my vehicle after the fact. The first quote I got back was for 10k. So if he does not pay for damages or does not have money, I will be taking him to court. Is it worth taking him to court and I am going the right route?
The repair shop most likely has liability insurance. Request their insurance company information to set up an insurance claim. If insured, that will likely resolve your issue, but if they don't offer enough money to settle it, you may sue the repair business, and their insurance will cover...Read more »
He has insurance I do not. I was not driving the vehicle. I was out of town and he hit it and tried to drive off. Was later arrested under a DUI. I just want my car fixed and idk what to do or who to call.
My boyfriend and I coown my car. This morning he got into an accident with the car which had no insurance and his license is suspended. The other driver came into contact with him going 50mph on a 35mph street but he was named at fault because he ran a red light, so far I have no been notified... Read more »
Be ready to negotiate settlement with the other car's driver; you are probably liable for letting your boyfriend drive the car. And start saving for another car. Next time, please don't have a car without insurance.
For your medical bills up to a certain extent (usually about $10,000), your PIP covers you, and the insurance directly pays the medical providers. For compensation to you for your pain and suffering and for bills in excess of PIP, you may make a claim if the other party was at fault, and you would...Read more »
My college-age son is on his mother's auto insurance (we are all in Florida). He wants to borrow my car several times per week to drive to school. I know based on Florida laws, if he gets in a wreck with the car it would go to my insurance before his mother's insurance. Is there any... Read more »
If he is involved in an accident in your car, both his insurance and your insurance may provide coverage, as you both may be named defendants in a lawsuit. You will have to review your policy to confirm there is coverage under those circumstances and it does not fall under a policy exclusion. If...Read more »
I received two tickets, one for the crash and one for the expired date and I also received a court date. My question is, am I still able to obtain a drivers license? And will this offense result in jail time?
You will not be able to get the answers you need for this matter online. Seek a free consultation with an attorney handling criminal and traffic cases. If you mean you had no valid DRIVER'S LICENSE (not just expired tag) at the time of the crash, I assume you are or will be charged with a...Read more »
Have you contacted the Fla. Dept. of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to ask what you can do to reinstate your DL? Generally, DL suspension for failure to pay a money judgment arising from a car accident is up to three years. The statute of limitations is irrelevant - that's about deadlines...Read more »
Yes you have an injury claim. Did you have uninsured motorist coverage on your vehicle? If you did, you can make a claim with your insurance company if the other driver is not located or the other driver is located and does not have insurance. If the other driver does have insurance, you make a...Read more »
That's easy - just look at the traffic signals statute, Fla. Statutes Sec. 316.075, at http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=0300-0399/0316/Sections/0316.075.html Regarding green arrows, it states: Vehicular traffic facing a green arrow...Read more »
You can certainly request it, but to find out whether the judge would consider it, call the judge's judicial assistant and ask him/her. You might be required to file a motion to make that request and to set your motion for a telephonic hearing. Or you might be told, "no, you filed suit...Read more »
I was at fault because I was reversing from a parking spot. The driver hit me on the left rear side, but didn’t stop. They left so I called the cops and told them it was a hit and run. A couple minutes after the call was made, the vehicle came back to the scene. Did they commit a crime and if so,... Read more »
Because the driver returned in a "couple minutes", it is arguable that they didn't commit a crime, but at any rate, they probably won't be prosecuted. It doesn't affect your civil liability (or criminal culpability either if you mean to ask that). Did you report it to your insurance company?
There’s ways to get around Workers Comp. If you can prove your case. Are you able to pursue a regular lawsuit instead of settling for worker’s compensation if the driver of the vehicle drug test came back positive for cocaine?
For purposes of this answer I am assuming that the driver that tested positive for cocaine was a coworker for the same company that you are employed with. In some instances you may be able to get around worker compensation immunity if the cocaine use caused the accident. If you did not actively...Read more »
If the other vehicle is one with 4 wheels, it is not possible for it to have auto insurance that excluded PIP - but in any event, that driver's PIP coverage, if any, would be for the purpose of covering THAT driver's medical bills. It is the LIABLITY coverage of that driver's policy...Read more »
I'm assuming from your question that you have already confirmed with your insurance company that you have no bodily liability coverage. Had you purchased such coverage, the insurance company would have to provide you with an attorney at no cost to you. If you did not purchase such coverage,...Read more »
I had the green light at an intersection, but not an arrow. As soon as a group of cars clear the road, I saw an opportunity to turn left, but I did not fully pay attention to the intersection. A high school student was crossing the road and didn't see whether she had the crosswalk light or not... Read more »
I am uncertain if you are worried about the footage being used for a personal injury lawsuit by the pedestrian or as grounds for giving you a traffic ticket. To answer your questions directly, though, yes, they could turn over the footage. It seems unlikely that the driver would turn over the...Read more »
So someone not on your insurance wrecked your vehicle. I assume that whoever is suing you was damaged in the same accident. Did your insurance carrier deny coverage? If the court enters judgment against you (on the theory perhaps that you negligently let someone use your vehicle), yes, the...Read more »
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