I was in a car crash in February, I was not at fault. My vehicle was a total loss. The other drivers insurance accepted liability but the car replacement cost is being handled by my insurance. Even though I was not at fault, my insurance is saying I am only entitled to actual cash value for the... Read more »
answered on Mar 13, 2023
That is most likely what your insurance agreement provides----ACV for a totaled vehicle. That said, this is awfully unfair and to protect your interests, you should contact an accident/injury lawyer or a general practice attorney or a bad faith insurance attorney in your area and discuss your... Read more »
May be too long ago but here it is. 3 yrs ago someone filed a traffic accident report stating I had rear ended them. They had my registration and insurance proof. Anyway my truck or myself was not in the accident nor was I in the same town. My license was suspended Yada yada the people file for an... Read more »
answered on Dec 17, 2022
An Idaho attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. You could ask them to investigate through the SIU (Special Investigations Unit). This will require thorough investigation, and three years elapsing doesn't help in terms of gathering evidence. A local attorney... Read more »
answered on Nov 26, 2022
A Utah attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Until you're able to consult with a local attorney for state-specific law, the short answer in most places is that it's up to the carrier. For minor or moderate damages, they could go by estimates of a body... Read more »
I am not a legal guardian, etc. just helping out. I've disabled her van to keep her from driving, but she says she is going to ride her wheelchair to town-multiple miles on a state highway. I am worried that if someone else is injured while she does something stupid like that, can I be held liable?
answered on Apr 17, 2023
Based upon the facts as you have presented them, I do not see a basis for direct liability, or for what is known as "vicarious liability", such as if you had a child, he used your car with your permission, and injured someone. Thus, I believe that there is no legal responsibility on your... Read more »
the kid didn't want to call the police and agreed to take my insurance card, the car was a 2009 Honda odyssey van with other countless dents, will I be responsible for damages, will my insurance go up if they decide to file a claim?
answered on Mar 17, 2023
An Idaho attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It could depend on whether he files a claim. Unless there are other contributing factors such as roadway defect, the operator would generally be liability for components coming off their vehicle. Good luck
So my son got into an accident with his truck that I had registered in my name however I gave him explicit instructions to not operate the truck and even went as far as taking the starter fuse out so that he could not operate it. I was informed that he had got into an accident when I was served... Read more »
answered on Apr 2, 2022
This is something an Idaho attorney should advise on, but your post remains open for three weeks. And this looks like something that requires immediate attention if you have not already tended to it. It's a little difficult to follow exactly what happened here, but if there was a default... Read more »
He was involved in a car accident where there was a fatality and he was charged with vehicular manslaughter. he is currently in IDOCI Orofino and we have filed an appeal and everytime that I or someone else puts money on his commissary restitution is taken out 20% of the amount submitted. my... Read more »
answered on Oct 1, 2021
Your question has a couple of issues:
1. Restitution being taken out of his commissary money. This is probably per statute, so there is nothing that you can do about it. Your husband will get out some day and will hopefully have a little, less, restitution that he has to pay, because... Read more »
My wife and I were in a wreck almost a year ago and she's been having shoulder issues since and now they're getting worse.
answered on Aug 16, 2021
Only an Idaho attorney should advise here, but your question remains open for two weeks. Most law firms that handle such cases offer free initial consults. Yes, every state has a time limit. It is known as the statute of limitations. Because SOLs are governed by state, an Idaho attorney should... Read more »
I totaled my car and when the tow truck came to get it, the driver told me that he would tow it free of charge in exchange for the vehicle. I agreed to that, but now I have a bill in the mail along with a release of interest form from the towing company. Does signing the release of interest form... Read more »
answered on Jun 13, 2021
An Idaho attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. It could be difficult for an attorney, even an Idaho attorney, to advise on the operation of the form you describe, sight unseen. But as a GENERAL matter nationwide, a release of interest form is used to convey ownership... Read more »
There were not vehicle dealer plates on vehicle only a couple stickers on windshield and she was issued a ticket on scene
answered on May 26, 2020
Idaho law requires dealers to have plates on all vehicles owned and operated on any Idaho highway. As the victim of the collision you are entitled to obtain a copy of the police report. The police report will indicate the code section of the violation for which she was cited. Driving without... Read more »
We want to get all we can for these orphaned kids. But I the mother would also like to sue for wrongful death. Comments. Kids are most important period.
answered on Apr 14, 2019
First, I am so sorry to hear of this tragic loss. As to the law, wrongful death claims in Idaho are controlled by Idaho Code section 5-311. Under that statute, the children and you as parent all have wrongful death claims that can be pursued. Generally claims can either be brought by the... Read more »
Their insurance needs a statement from me of the accident what can happen to me if I do give it? Can I go to court for not giving their car insurance a statement? Or for lying ?
answered on Mar 14, 2019
You really ought to think about using punctuation in your sentences. I understand the question except when you say "I took fall for him," do you mean that you were trying to keep your step dad from having to write a statement about the accident, so YOU pretended that you had been your... Read more »
My boyfriend passed away unexpectedly in a car accident. His mom has requested half of his ashes. She hasn't been apart of his life since he was very young. His father had full custody of him. We don't feel she deserves half his ashes
answered on Nov 3, 2018
His ashes are the only thing he had that he could will to anyone, but he died without a will, so the Uniform Probate Code dictates that his ashes would pass to his children in per stirpes. If he had no children but is survived by parents, his ashes will pass to his parents in equal shares. You were... Read more »
answered on Jun 29, 2018
Generally no. Complain to the police, whoever licenses them. Then make a mental note to organize around consumer rights. Towing is a legal ripoff.
Accident occurred as an adolescent but due to my injuries sustained in accident and lack of medical care due to legal guardians ignorance I now suffer from constant pain as an adult. Can I still seek compensation for pain and suffering due to an accident that occurred 10 or 11 years ago?
answered on Jan 12, 2018
The Idaho statute of limitations is generally 2 years. If you are under 18 it can be extended for either an additional 6 years or until you turn 20 whichever comes first. SO if it been more than 10 years than the unfortunate answer is no
a few weeks ago the cop told me that the kid denied hitting my car while it was parked and fleeing the scene but she handed over the case to the prosecutor but I just got off the phone with the prosecutor and he tells me that he can't press criminal charges because there was no evidence and... Read more »
answered on Jan 4, 2018
Chances are she has a lot of other cases which are crimes as opposed to crashes. General attitude is "let the insurance companies fight it out."
So give the screen shots to the prosecutor.
We keep our parking / walking areas clear and de-iced but the main driveways into the park are an icy mess. If someone slides off, who is responsible? I'd think the park but can find no published law on the subject.
answered on Jan 12, 2017
Look at your lease--in most cases they are the duty of the mobile home park. Problem is there are virtually no rules or enforcement regulations when they don't maintain common areas.
My 3 kids were in a single car roll over accident on the freeway. Grandpa was driving, pulling a camper trailer and lost control. Each child has approx. 10K in medical bills that have been paid by insurance company. Insurance is wanting to settle pain and suffering to close the claim. They... Read more »
answered on Nov 11, 2016
First, way too early if they have that type of injury. without seeing the medical records it's hard to tell. Members of the Idaho Trial Lawyers Assn give free consults--suggest you contact one of them that practices in the county where the wreck happened.
Second, most important is... Read more »
answered on Aug 29, 2016
If you have insurance, your coverage may pay for a rental car. You may ultimately be able to claim rental car expenses as damages in a claim made against the other side. Consult counsel in your area.
So I was rear ended the other night and it was a three car wreck the cop told me I could go without giving or taking any information and I didn't know any better so I left then I had to turn it into the insurance and want me to pay for the deductible which I shouldn't have to because It... Read more »
answered on Oct 3, 2015
A lawyer should be able to get a copy of the report.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a... Read more »
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