What is the statue of limitations on reporting a car accident I was in one and the other person said they don't want to contact them please either and now I'm trying to demand money out of me and for threatening me with police
answered on May 19, 2023
An Iowa attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Until you're able to consult with a local attorney for accurate information, your insurance company may be able to offer guidance in accomplishing necessary notice(s) and setting up a claim and reviewing the demand... Read more »
answered on May 18, 2023
Hire a lawyer and sue the at-fault party. Contact the State Licensing Department and report him/her. Because if they don’t have insurance then they will lose their privileges to drive.
answered on Jan 4, 2023
What is your question? What you wrote is not a statement or a question. Rewrite it please.
i was inside my apartment at the time and notice my truck wasnt parked where i usually park it.
answered on Jan 2, 2023
An Iowa attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. In general nationwide, such situations could be covered by the damaged neighbor's homeowner policy if they choose to file a claim. If that happens, the homeowner's carrier has the right to recover their... Read more »
My husband drives a semi, a car turned in front of him. She had the yellow blinking arrow he had the green light. Instead of hitting her straight on he took the ditch and totalled out his truck. No ticket was given to her. What can we do about this?
Operator suffered from serious brain trauma in accident and was questioned right after. It was clear operator was confused which was a result of a concussion from the accident. Operator couldn’t recall events of accident for three days after the accident. Officer wrongfully believed operator was... Read more »
answered on Mar 27, 2022
You need to obtain a professional opinion (expert witness) from a neurologist who can identify how the collision would have affected the injured person’s ability to offer a trustworthy statement (from an evidentiary standpoint).
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State farm just accepted liability 3 months ago a drunk they're insured pulled out in front of me t-boned my truck had some bruises and swollen knees swollen ankle some cuts on my leg sore neck but no doctor my company paid for my truck but no rental no nothing State farm I know will pay... Read more »
answered on Mar 16, 2022
Since most attorneys who practice car accident/injury law will provide a free telephone or in person consultation, I recommend that you contact a few attorneys who handle these type cases in your area and speak to them directly---you will learn more and receive more information from those meetings... Read more »
answered on Oct 9, 2021
An Iowa attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. If this involves motor vehicle accident litigation, your selection of categories makes sense. However, this could also be something that an attorney who deals with criminal law/professional conduct matters could have... Read more »
I was in an accident where I lost control of my friends minibike and hit his dads, friends truck. I suffered a broken wrist due to it and two days after the incident, the guys wife reached out saying the estimated cost to fix the truck was $1100 and that I would rightfully have to pay it because... Read more »
answered on Oct 6, 2021
If they turned the claim into their insurance company and it was paid, the insurance company would have a right to go after you for reimbursement.
I didn't know that because of that they actually dropped me. Now I have no insurance and is looking for new insurance but in the meantime I need to figure out if I have to pay him the deductible and pay them the $6,000 that they gave him. He text me again today asking for the deductible but... Read more »
answered on May 25, 2021
I assume by your answer you are satisfied you have no insurance coverage for what happened. If this is the case then you are responsible for any negligence on your part and the damages you caused. You need to be given proof of the amount of the damages and the amount of his deductible. You use the... Read more »
answered on May 24, 2021
Just because your son is not on your policy doesn't necessarily mean he is not covered. Instead of relying only upon what the other driver is telling you, file a claim with your carrier. If they deny it they must tell you why and show you the language of the policy which they say supports... Read more »
Do I have to pay the guy the 1000 deductible back and pay his insurance the $6,000 that they gave him? The guy is texting me asking me for the deductible back but he also stated that his insurance company will probably come after me for the other money they gave him. What am I supposed to be doing?
I sold an individual a vehicle He never transferred it into his name and was involved in a hit-and-run. Now the DOT is trying to put the Blame on me.How do I go about clearing my name?
answered on Sep 27, 2020
An Iowa attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. Since you don't have the benefit of the vehicle registration as a solid form of proof, some weaker forms of proof could include a bill of sale, record of payment, copy of receipt, cancellation of insurance, and... Read more »
What recourse do we have? Never want another family to deal with the same loss as we have had.
answered on Sep 8, 2020
If there is insurance you can sue for wrongful death.
answered on Aug 3, 2020
An Iowa attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for five weeks. As a general matter, these facts may not be in your favor, given the fact that you had a stop sign. By now you must have contacted your insurance carrier if the other vehicle's operator and passengers brought... Read more »
The car is registered to the child. They verbally agreed to pay to have my repairs made but I sent copies of the invoices and they won’t pay. I have a copy of the police report and a witness stating it was the kid’s fault. She also fled the scene but I caught up to her and called the police.... Read more »
answered on Jun 19, 2020
You file an accident report with the Iowa DOT Motor Vehicle Division explaining there was an collision and explaining why, factually, the other driver was at fault. If they agree with you, then the IA-DOT contacts her and if she does not pay for your damages they take away her driver's... Read more »
if you asked someone to come and see you and they refuse to let you pick them up and instead they take public transportation and then get into an accident are you responsible to help pay the medical bills and if you don't can they charge you with anything?
answered on May 29, 2020
An Iowa attorney could answer your question best, but your post remains open for two weeks. As a general matter, it seems unlikely that criminal charges would stem from such a scenario, unless there are factors not mentioned, such as allowing a small child to fend for themselves on public... Read more »
Wouldn't she be at fault for driving on a suspended license
answered on Feb 24, 2020
Operating a motor vehicle with having a suspended license does not create a liability per se situation.
Car in back had vehicles on either side (3 lane interstate)/could not move over and slammed on breaks, but cracked the bumper of car in front (crushed front end of car in back). Car in front had no reason to stop in regular 65mph traffic. Car in back received a ticket for failure to stop and full... Read more »
answered on Jan 26, 2020
The standard rule in most rear end collisions in virtually any jurisdiction is that the vehicle in the rear is at fault. Vehicle & traffic law can vary from state to state, and highway safety officers at the scene could characterize things differently, whether citing the situation as following... Read more »
answered on Jul 11, 2019
If you were at fault and facing a big claim, talk to a bankruptcy attorney unless there were no injuries and only minor damage to the car.
If you were not at fault, contact a member of the Iowa Trial Lawyers Assn or Iowa Assn for Justice for the county where it happened--they give free... Read more »
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