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1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: Can a police officer backdate citations?

Bumped into a car when reversing out of a parking spot Halloween of 2020. No damage, victim didn’t want to call police. Found out when contacted my insurance company, my coverage lapsed. Got that taken care of but first week of December 2020, victim called police to have police report done. Ended... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 16, 2021

No. They cannot legally backdate citations or reports.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Energy, Oil and Gas for Kentucky on
Q: Can a utility company in ky shut off my home power because I owe them for a power pole from a car accident

A year a go in bad weather I hydroplaned my mother in laws car into a power pole on my way to work. Her insurance did not cover the pole. Bow a year later the utility company says if I dont pay $5200 for this utility pole by the end of the month then they are shutting my power off to my house...I... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jun 8, 2021

I do not believe they will actually shut the power off. You probably should make arrangements to make monthly payments toward the pole and resolve the issue.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Car Accidents and Constitutional Law for Kentucky on
Q: Got pulled over for 100 in a 55 coming home from work got me wreck less driving and 26 or greater over clean record

Had expired insurance from where I moved I had not received updated ones yet and I have to change address on my license witch is all taken care of.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 1, 2021

What is your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: If you get into a car accident with no license or insurance but the car is in your name what will most likely happen

It was registered and this is my first offense my record is clean

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 6, 2021

You will orobably be prosecuted for No Operators License and No Insurance and then sued civilly for the injuries if you were at fault.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: Auto repair shop totaled my car on test drive after working on it. Rear ended. Do I still owe him $ ?

Also wanted some used tires. Never got that far. Before it was in accident, didn't tell me how much I owed him. Now he is saying I owe him $400.00 + storage

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 19, 2021

You need to hire a lawyer snd sue their owner. You don’t owe him anything.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Car Accidents and Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: Feb. 25, 2013 I was operating my father-in-law's vehicle and was in an accident. I was unaware until after the accident

that he didn't have insurance on the vehicle. I was served with papers in August of 2017; I wrote out a statement and filed with the court stating that I wasn't aware of the vehicle being uninsured.After that I didn't receive any further communication in regard to this matter. In... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 10, 2021

You need to hire a lawyer to investigate this. If you filed an answer with the court, there should not be a civil judgment against you. You may be able to go back in and have that judgment set aside depending on what actually happened. Bankruptcy could be another option for you.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Health Care Law for Kentucky on
Q: Please help!! According to “NBC” I have a very rare situation on my hands and am concerned for my future health.

The pharmacist I use denied to fill my rx because she did not feel “comfortable” filling it and told me to have it transferred to another pharmacy. Because it was a new rx I would need to call my doctor to have them call it into a new pharmacy. Before calling my doctor I called another pharmacy... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 28, 2021

It appears that there is no recourse against either the pharmacist or the doctor.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: A man ran into my house on September 24, 2020 with his vehicle it destroyed my home. I filed an insurance claim for my

Personal property which I was granted the minimum payment $4,000. But now I'm experiencing back & neck pain am I able to file a claim on my injuries

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 24, 2021

Depends on whether you signed a release. One would need to seethe papers signed to properly answer your question.

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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: My daughter spun out on icy road and totaled her car. Is it attached to her d. License? Must she tell insur. Co.?

P.d. Report filed. No other vehicle/person involved. Car was towed to salvage I guess. Since she’s ok and only has liability, does she need to report it to insurance company?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 12, 2021

No. Just cancel insurance on that car and transfer it to her new car. No claim, no increase.

3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury and Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: My car was vandalized, rammed by the vandals and drove away after I blocked their path. Can I sue?

I was sitting in my car when two guys shot at my car with a paint ball gun. They were unaware I was in the car at the time and drove into a nearby fast food deive thru. I yelled at them to apologize for what they did and when they rejected that, I blocked them in the drive thru. They then rammed my... Read more »

Anna Aleksander
Anna Aleksander answered on Jan 10, 2021

You can file a claim with their insurance company. You can also sue them. Contact a personal injury lawyer.

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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: Can you force an auto insurance company to fix a totaled car?

My mother's 2006 Crown Victoria (50K miles, pristine condition) will most likely be totaled due to damage in an accident where the other driver was at fault. My mother would like to have it repaired instead of totaled because of its condition and the sentimental value since it was my deceased... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jan 3, 2021

A Kentucky attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for five weeks. Insurance practices are governed by state law, but the general doctrine applied in most jurisdictions is that if your property damage exceeds a certain threshold, your car is going to be declared a total loss. I can... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: 14yr old in ATV accident with car police said we’re liable for damage but do I have to pay for rental also
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 24, 2020

You are liable for your 14 year old but you are not liable for rental fees.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: My gf was going to make a right at a stop light as u get in the right lane theres a gas station drive where a truck pull

Out in front of her totally his fault but cop said it was partially hers becsuse the white line starts at the edge of the drive makes no sense u have to get over to the right but now gettting sued for 9 grand and possibly keeping her license if we dont pay is any of this legal or correct it all... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jun 22, 2020

One would have to view the accident report to make a determination.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: car accident-other person's fault (improper backing)-their insurance says we are 20% responsible? car is totaled. help.

my daughter was driving (17yrs old) and pulled into a gas station when looking for a parking spot, elderly man backs out as she was driving by, he hit the back end of her car (from back door handle to the back bumper). His insurance is Progressive and they called my daughter and recorded the... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jun 12, 2020

Hire a lawyer to help you. The elderly man should be 100% liable.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for Kentucky on
Q: I had a motorcycle in my name and I junked the title , if anyone rides it am I liable

It still had plates on it

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 20, 2020

No, not if you junked the title.

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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: What are we legally responsible for and what should we do?

My grandma gave my husband permission to use her vehicle. He was involved in a wreck when someone slammed on their brakes in front of them, he filed a police report and exchanged the insurance info. He told her he would pay for the damages he caused which was one headlight busted and the grill fell... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 7, 2020

Guess the issue is family and what your grandmothers role is. If you try to approach this like an insurance company, then be aware there may be frostiness. If there is damage to the bumper, pay for the bumper (it would be odd for the grille to be damaged, the headlight damaged, and no damage to... Read more »

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5 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: My wife was in an auto accident the person at fault provided police with false documentation and was uninsured

Insurance agencies said there was nothing they could do what do we do now

Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jan 8, 2020

You might be able to make a claim with your own insurance company and hire a personal injury attorney to assist you.

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1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Car Accidents, Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: Someone hit my dog with their car in a 15mph zone and did not stop or notify me of the incident.

The vet bill is $355 and will be more charges in the coming 8 weeks, a neighbor said he saw who did it and pointed them out to me. It is clear they were definitely speeding well over the limit based on the injuries. What can I do?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 28, 2019

File suit against them in District Court in our county.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: MVA with unlicensed driver.Owner cited for negligence, plead guilty.Atty filed suit and he was served. Possible outcome?

Was hit by an unlicensed, also illegal immigrant driver another man's work van. The owner was cited for driving w/o license, and negligence causing a wreck. He plead guilty. My attorney filed suit for the usual plus punitive damages. What's my potential outcome from this?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 28, 2019

You win. Only question is how much.

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