In 2014 I was in an at fault car accident. It was later resolved with a dismissal with prejudice. I just found out my license is suspended and when I called they told me I had a lawsuit against me for the accident. I looked up the florida court records and they had opened a new lawsuit against me... Read more »
If the second suit is for the same incident and same claimed damages, a motion to vacate the judgment in the second suit should be filed and set for hearing before the judge currently assigned to that case number. You must compare the complaint filed in the first suit to the one filed in the...Read more »
I was cited for violating limitations of backing statutes but I wasn’t actually driving the vehicle ....my vehicle did not shift fully into park and minutes after I had exited it disengaged from park and jumped through neutral and into reverse....at which point my Jeep moved very slowly backwards... Read more »
A Florida attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. It's possible the other side could raise the issue that the parking brake could have averted the minor accident. Good luck
Immediately call a personal injury attorney in your area. First thing to check is the validity of your insurance cancellation, as your insurance has PIP coverage. The next thing is to determine the insurance carried by the other driver, if he/she was at fault.
Your question is somewhat confusing...an arrest warrant is issued by a judge...and arrest affidavit is issued by law enforcement at the time of an arrest...they are two different things...there is also an affidavit in support of a request for an arrest warrant...HIRE A LAWYER AND LET HIM FRET WITH...Read more »
I was delivered a summons to my home but since i was out of town at the time it was instead given to my room mate to then give to me when i returned how long do i have to file a written response is it still 20 or is it 30 because it was not given to me directly?
A Florida attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. Your attorney has as a point. This situation arises with commercial operators that are undercapitalized and underinsured (or worse, uninsured, as is the case with this vehicle). Your attorney has probably already...Read more »
And the other car has damages also. First wrecked on the other car too. Can the rental car company ask the courts to put a warrant on me for damages. I didn't report the accident to the rental but they found out. What can happen in a case like this?
They can't "put a warrant on [you] for damages"; a suit for damages would be a civil case. In a civil case you would be served with a summons and complaint. the summons would give you directions for responding to the case. A warrant may be issued if criminal charges are also filed.
My fiancee was involved in a car accident while he was on his parents policy. One person did not settle and is now sueing. Can my assets be brought into the lawsuit once we get married in November 2020?
A party's assets are not an issue in such a lawsuit unless and until a money judgment is entered against the party, and then it's an issue only if there is no or too little insurance coverage to protect the party - for example, if a judgment for $50K is entered against the defendant, who...Read more »
A guy hit The side of my car this morning we pulled over and he asked me cash or insurance I told him we can settle it private. we exchanged information and I took video of the whole thing including him saying his name and exactly how he hit me on video. If he chooses not to respond how do I go... Read more »
It’s always best practices to contact the police. Especially if this accident was not your fault, it’s always best to go through the other person’s auto insurance. I’ve seen time and again how handling it “private” backfires. If you are concerned you should file a police report.
I was turning left driving behind a friend and mid turn I was hit by an oncoming car. They claimed they had a yellow light and in the confusion I stated I wasn't sure if the light was a green arrow, or green. I was issued a failure to yield but I believe I had the right of way and my friend... Read more »
A Florida attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. You could contact a traffic ticket defense attorney; many offer free initial consults. The case appears to present challenges, in terms of making a left turn, the reliability of your friend's testimony (as it...Read more »
Out of nowhere while visiting with family the other day, I was served with a summons for a vehicle crash my ex wife was involved in. Shocking as I moved several states away a couple months ago and was back in town at extended family’s residence visiting for the weekend and BBQ. We are divorced... Read more »
DO NOT CALL MORGAN & MORGAN. There are more than enough scary facts presented here to warrant you looking for and hiring a lawyer right away. It appears that the crash report identifying you as the owner is the main cause for concern; however, people being sued under the theory of vicarious...Read more »
to a collection agency for all matters. Now 3 years later Budget is trying to sue me. Stating they having been trying to fix the issue but they stopped the communication not me. Any steps I can take to get this dismissed?
I signed up for full coverage insurance on my vehicle because I am financing it. I got into an accident and now they are saying I only have baseline coverage. But I have documents proving otherwise. What can I do?
I assume by "they", you mean your own insurance company. Either you purchased a policy with the full coverage, or you didn't - it's in black and white on your policy and declaration page documents. Your first step is to confront the insurance company representative with the...Read more »
No one was found at fault and it was wet and it wasn’t my fault. She’s trying to sue me for her deductible. I have no income other than 522 in SSI a month and food stamps, as I’m disabled and don’t work. She for some reason is trying to sue me for her damages even though i was never charged... Read more »
I you can't convince the plaintiff that you have no $$, you have no option other than to defend yourself and attempt to persuade the small claims court judge that you were not at fault. Ticketing by police, or lack thereof, is irrelevant (unless someone is ticketed and then pleads guilty or...Read more »
You are apparently referring to Art. 1, Sec. 26 of the Fla. Constitution. That applies only to medical liability claims - meaning medical malpractice cases, not car accident cases. Even for med mal cases, there are common misunderstanding about this section. It does not limit medical bills,...Read more »
Our insurance company wants to have us sign papers to release the title for the vehicle . It is being totaled . The accident was not his fault , and the company’s insurance hasn’t claimed fault for it . I don’t feel like our insurance company should get hit with this , also Lexis nexus is... Read more »
Fortunately, you have insurance and one benefit of insurance is the assistance you receive in an incident like this. Your insurance company can deal with the insurance for the Brinks truck though inter-agency arbitration. But in the meantime, if your insurance will fairly cover your loss, you can...Read more »
My mother apparently auto accident claim that has been settled, my father is still alive. They set up probate though? They weren’t able to reach him because number had changed. I have power of attorney over father since dx of Alzheimer’s. What should I know?
That’s a complex question. Was there a law suit filed? Is your mom still alive? Do you live in Florida? You need to consult with an experienced probate and a personal injury attorney quickly. Get all the paper work together, police report, insurance information etc.
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