I think you're asking if the disbursement amounts are normal, rather than asking if the gross settlement amount of $25K is normal. Either way, a lawyer would have to review the matter to tell you if the dollar amounts are as they should be. Regarding disbursements, GENERALLY: (A) the...Read more »
There was an auto accident in our HOA. A resident (not me) hit a person on a bicycle. Our security company, under contract, is supposed to ask for ID for any person coming in the community day or night and any guest must be authorized by a resident to come in. We also have a sign that says no... Read more »
If you have auto insurance that includes bodily liability coverage, you have the option of giving the letter to your insurance company, and they must handle the matter for you, including providing legal representation free of charge to you. If you don't have that coverage, a good option would...Read more »
Yes, workers comp is for on-the-job injuries. You were driving as part of your paid duties, so you were on the job. But if the accident was the other driver's fault, you can also set up a claim with that driver's insurance and, if necessary, sue the driver (and owner, if different from...Read more »
I got into a car crash because a road rage driver who almost hit me in a parking lot so I honked to let him know I was there sought me out and cut me off. I react fast enough to where there was not any damage, but there was a small tap. The driver got out, yelled at me and then asked for my... Read more »
Fighting what? You indicate that there was no damage. If they do contact you claiming damage, you can get the driver's information at that time. Tell your insurance company that the driver failed to give you his information.
A Florida attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Until you're able to consult with a local attorney on state-specific insurance law, the general practice nationwide is that carriers are permitted to conduct EUOs, or Examinations Under Oath, as part of their...Read more »
Your husband can pursue a case against the driver and the car owner under the Dangerous instrumentality doctrine. Retain counsel here in Florida on contingency fee, which means your husband doesn’t pay anything unless he wins the case.
I assume you were sued in Tenn. If you had insurance to cover your liability, the insurance company must provide you with an attorney free of charge. If you did not have coverage, you need an attorney who is licensed in Tenn. You can try the Justia Find a Lawyer tab or contact the Tenn. Bar...Read more »
I WAS IN A CAR ACCIDENT JULY 17, 2022, I WAS NOT INJURED PHYSICALLY, BUT I HAVE GONE THROUGH NOTHING BUT MENTAL FRUSTRATION SINCE. I HAVE STATE FARM INSURANCE WHICH COVERED MY CAR RENTAL OF $1000, THEN ALLSTATE'S CLIENT THAT CAUSED THE ACCIDENT HAS TO PAY UNTIL MY CAR IS REPAIRED. THE PROBLEM... Read more »
Your inquiry is vague regarding "Allstate's client" being responsible to pay. I assume you mean Allstate's insured (the at-fault driver), but he/she would not be personally responsible to pay unless his/her policy limits are reached. Allstate itself is responsible to pay up to...Read more »
The issue is negligence - who drove their vehicle in a negligent (careless) manner by not properly looking out for oncoming vehicles? That could have been one of you or both, but if the officer blamed you, in documentation, for improper backing (even though he/she didn't issue a ticket) and...Read more »
In florida throwing a rock at someones car is projecting a deadly missile. My question is if someone throws something at your car in a road rage incident that can injure you or your passengers is it legal to shoot back (stand your ground law). I need professional legal advice from someone who knows... Read more »
Your question is vague as to the timing of the events, as well as the specific danger posed by the rock-thrower. You may "stand your ground" with reasonable force that is necessary for self-defense - that is, to stop an ongoing attack that may cause death or great bodily injury to you....Read more »
You are being sued for the accident, I assume. if you had insurance, contact your insurance company; they will defend you. But no, you don't have to have an attorney, although it would be a very good idea to get one.
Doesn’t have full insurance on car and now doesn’t have a car. He is store manager For years) and is on call 7 days a week - goes in on days off etc. got a call at 9pm from employee that the store needed fry boxes asap picked up and needed my son who was at home to go pick up. Used personal... Read more »
Since it your seems to have been the one to have caused the accident (unless there was something that the semi-truck did wrong), I don't think your son would have a successful personal injury case verses the semi-truck. Hopefully, your son has bodily injury (BI) protection, which is what the...Read more »
Injured in a automobile accident at work while delivering packages for FedEx ground through a contractor. Other vehicle failed to yield right away Haven’t received no workers comp or any kind of pay at all. wasn’t able to perform job duties due to my back injury was so I did not go back to... Read more »
It sounds like you have two types of cases here: 1) work comp as you were injured while performing your normal job duties, and 2) personal injury verses the driver of the vehicle that caused your accident. I'm not quite sure why you're not getting work comp benefits, but there's not...Read more »
A complaint from a person in a car crash was filed against me with many interrogatories and questions for me to answer, and they asked that I respond to them. However, my insurance claims representative told me to not worry about anything and that they will handle everything and ask me for help if... Read more »
It seems that you are being sued by the other person involved in the auto accident. In that case, your car insurance will represent you by hiring an attorney, if they haven't done so already. The attorney should reach out to you to discuss the accident, so they know how to answer the complaint...Read more »
Working delivering packages for fedex ground and a car ran their stop sign failing to yield right away. During impact it threw me all over vehicle causing me to hit my knee on center console which broke off and after impact the company truck I was driving went into the other 2 lane highway . Horn... Read more »
You can often treat with providers on "letters of protection" and not pay up front, but out of the proceeds of a case. Generally, medical providers offer this if you have an attorney pursuing an injury case. You should consult with an experienced injury attorney as soon as possible.
I'm being filed a suit from the plaintiff who lives in the state where the accident occurred, but I live in a different state. Will I be subjected to the laws of the state where the accident took place? Or the laws where I live? For example, will my assets be protected under my state's... Read more »
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