I'm sorry for your friend's terrible accident and subsequent loss. The attorney handling the case should know what steps to take, including possible involvement of attorneys/family members handling estate, and what measures are necessary to preserve rights with regard to applicable...View More
So long as the statute of limitations has not run on the claim (usually 2 years in Kansas and 5 years in MO), you should still be able to pursue and conclude the claim. A number of possible issues involved in a prior attorneys involvement. That should all be resolvable as part of resolving the...View More
A Kansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks, and it looks like time is of the essence in your handling of the matter. No one here could evaluate the validity of the service based on your recollection - it would come down to affidavits from the process server...View More
with only his lights on and no sirens on— who is at fault for property damages and medical bills? The accident was undeniably his fault, but I did receive a must appear citation for driving while suspended- habitual violator.
If the police officer is more than 50% at fault for the collision, then the city he works for will be liable for that percentage of all your damages. Your damages will include medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering damages. The city most likely has some form of insurance to cover this...View More
Accident and now they are saying that I don't have full coverage they only charging me for liability How can I fix this problem I haven't had a vehicle for 2 weeks now and where my car is at in the tow lot they are saying I am liable for the damages or the storage please could you help me... View More
I had no insurance at the time but I should not be the only one held accountable for the accident nor have to have a release of liability if we both were at fault. He did not use a turn signal which caused the accident
A Kansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Until you're able to have a meaningful consult with a local attorney, it's advisable to have the other party sign a release form if you are negotiating any kind of payment. As far as sorting out the respective...View More
I settled my case and my lawyer kept talking about Medicaid Medicare and I kept telling him that I was not on a government assistant program so now that my case is settled he's telling me that since he talked to the insurance company they said they had a lean on me and I told him that that is... View More
Your question remains open for a week, and it may be because this is something for a technical expert instead of an attorney. But even a technical expert can't offer a quick, direct response. They would want to know about the severity of the fire, damage to vehicle in terms of doors being...View More
As a general rule, yes, the insurance company for the car will cover the negligent acts of the driver (even if that driver is uninsured otherwise). The only exception might be if the vehicle was taken without permission, or if the driver was known to be such a poor driver that the owner should have...View More
Your post does not ask the question you are seeking an answer----my suggestion is that you contact an accident/injury lawyer and meet with him to discuss your questions. Most accident/injury lawyers do not charge for an initial consult---I am know my firm does not----so take them up on it and meet...View More
A Kansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Technically, it's possible you could, if you could prove to a jury or judge that a road is poorly designed and that you sustained injuries as a result of that poor design. That could be more difficult than it...View More
I got citation with mandatory court appearance. The lights were close to each other, so I looked at the one for across traffic, I crashed into another car, minor damage. I was not speeding, it was my first time driving in that area so I got really confused at the intersection. should I get a lawyer?
A Kansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. If you haven't already done so at this point, you could reach out to local attorneys to discuss the citation. In terms of potential claims from other vehicles, your insurance company should assign an attorney...View More
A Kansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a GENERAL rule nationwide, the vehicle hitting the other in the rear bears the brunt of liability, but this is a very general response. Since liability could be governed by state-specific vehicle and traffic laws...View More
Yes, you should consult with a lawyer---you want to make sure that you are protected----Use the Find a Lawyer tab and search for injury/accident lawyers in your area and contact a few of them----most give free, no obligation first meetings on these type cases----I know my firm does----so take them...View More
Unfortunately, he would not be liable automatically, but those facts would contribute to having a jury determine that he was, in fact, at fault. Ultimately, it would be up to a jury to place a percentage of fault on each of the drivers. They could determine that the other driver was 90% at fault,...View More
I stopped at a stop sign, I checked both ways, didn't see anyone coming, so I slowly turned right into the lane. My car was old and couldn't accelerate fast, anyway. The other car hit the front left of my car with their rear right side. My car's front bumper was on the ground and the... View More
A Kansas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week. This can happen, despite the superficial damage to their vehicle at the scene of the accident. The bodily injury claim was probably open for some time. If a settlement of $25,000 is reached, the next thing that should...View More
A Kansas attorney could advise best, but you await a response for four weeks. Your question may have remained open because although it's posted under Car Accidents, it looks like it has workers' comp elements to it because it took place in the course of employment. You could reach out to...View More
I have police report stating that he was at fault he even admitted it was his fault we both had the same story about what happened and he was parked on side of street we’re he was not suppose to be parking.well after police report was made he suddenly came up with a witness coming up with a... View More
It's not clear if this is an injury situation or just property damage, and the severity in either case. There is a two year statute of limitations in either case. If just property damage, and not much dollar damage, then small claims court might be the way to go (if < $4k). If an injury...View More
You may be limited in claiming pain and suffering damages if you were uninsured, but there are a number of exceptions. Even in a worse case scenario, you can still claim medical expenses (past and future) as well as lost wages (past and future).
A Kansas attorney could advise you best, but your post remains open for three weeks. As a general matter, no one can really say what happens next. It's in the hands of the person whose car you hit. If you were insured and the damages were substantial or there were injuries, I'd say place...View More
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