My brother and mom got in an accident last night. A drunk driver left a bar and barely made it 500 feet before hitting them head on, in their lane. We live in a no fault state. He also fled the scene. The driver worked at the bar and they let him go, knowing he was intoxicated. What can we do? Do... Read more »
I was in an auto accident and have injuries. My father owns the vehicle. The vehicle is covered under a family AAA plan of which I was listed on the policy and the assigned driver for that vehicle. At the time of the accident I was not living with my parents. AAA covered my collision costs and paid... Read more »
The MACP assigns claims to private insurers when there is no coverage available for the claimant. They should assign your claim to a private insurance carrier. That carrier should pay your benefits. It is possible the assigned carrier will go after your dad's insurance if they think AAA...Read more »
I was parked in the driveway and the tenant parked behind me illegally she was on the street blocking the driveway my foot rolled off the break and I roll backwards and bumped the car who is at fault if she never would have parked crossways blocking the driveway illegally I never would have bumped... Read more »
A Michigan attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a general matter, a car leaving the driveway would have the brunt of the fault. In discussing the matter with your insurance carrier, you could raise the argument you make here. Good luck
I was exiting out a one way and their employee was rushing to get in as if she was late for work. She tried to turn into a one way only exit which I was coming out of. She stopped then proceed to go & hit me. Due to the coronavirus I didn’t have insurance yet. She did. I am Now having back... Read more »
You will want to speak with a personal injury attorney, but expect you not having insurance to be a problem. One of the benefits of our no-fault system is that each person's insurance company is responsible for that person's bills. With you not having insurance, you may be stuck with your...Read more »
Likely no. Our no-fault system makes your insurance company responsible for your medical bills. About the only way to get outside of the no-fault system and sue the other driver is if you suffered a serious impairment to a bodily function (e.g. paralysis, amputation, etc.). Back pain, usually,...Read more »
Motor has a top speed of 28mph and produces 1.9hp. The displacement is 48cc and it has a muffler. The pedals would still be operable as normal and don't get removed in the process of installing the engine.
Put simply, no. Mopeds must be registered at a Secretary of State office unless operated solely on private property. A three-year registration decal costs about $15.00. If you do not have a valid operator or chauffeur license and are at least age 15, you may apply for a moped license. You must...Read more »
New driver (not under the influence) crashes into building, does damage to building, gets careless driving ticket (has yet to go to court due to covid). At scene, police searched vehicle, found nothing, they did threaten to charge driver with a hate crime or malicious destruction of property (no... Read more »
It's possible. I would imagine when he goes to court, the prosecutor will likely want him admit to careless driving right then or they'll charge him with reckless driving and malicious destruction of property.
This is a catastrophic auto claim and the insurance company is trying to get me to accept a POST settlement. The reason I am interested is to get the medical care for T.B.I. issues and undiagnosed upper body injuries.
The problems I AM having is the my insurance adjuster is lying to me via... Read more »
It would be best for a Michigan attorney to advise you, but your post remains open for four weeks. You present lots of information and it's difficult for anyone to assess your situation in simple terms and offer a couple of quick pointers or suggestions. As a general matter, regardless of...Read more »
I have got a ticket for failed to stop within a clear distance and have no proof of insurance as well. I was driving my friends car and his car does not have insurance. What's my best option how fine, points will I get?? It was very minor accident like just small dent on the car which I... Read more »
It snows in Michigan and you are supposed to be going slowly enough that you can stop without hitting anyone--which is why you got the ticket.As to the no proof of insurance, as it's not your car how could you have proof of insurance? If you have insurance on your own car presumably you...Read more »
I hit a building and it's my fault (negligent in parking lot, no drugs or alcohol involved). Can my insurance company deny the building owner's claim? Can the building owner (or their insurance company) sue me for damages?
The answer is "yes" to both your questions. Although I'm not sure why the insurance company would deny a valid claim unless they were denying coverage for any number of reasons found in your contract with them. In which case the building owner could certainly sue you personally.
I'm a uber driver and I went to pickup a passenger where he works. It was snowing and the ground was covered. After picking him up and as were leaving I hit what seems to be a pothole and damaged my passenger front and rear wheel and tire. It was in the way and on their... Read more »
There were class actions under which uber had to pay for insurance for you drivers. If you had collision, run it through that. As to their manager--his property, you can sue the company in small claims.
While leaving for work I hit my neighbors brick siding. I live in a condo, and all the units are within close proximity to each other. My neighbor's garage and my garage directly face each other. It was our first major snowstorm of the year, and the snow hadn't been cleared, and whiling... Read more »
Your question was cut off at the end, but your conduct, should you be accused of leaving the scene of an accident, demonstrates every intention of reporting it after you realized there was damage. If you are accused, contact an attorney. Ask the rep from the insurance company with whom you spoke to...Read more »
Is it possible you inadvertently uploaded this to the wrong category? There is a Child Support section here; a car accident attorney is not likely to be able to meaningfully answer your child support question. Good luck
You could ask for one if there is something very acrimonious in the chemistry in your working relationship. But for the most part, the role of a claim rep is adversarial to the claimant. The claim rep is not there to be a mentor or friend. Claim reps are highly intelligent, analytical, and...Read more »
I live in the metro Detroit area and let my daughter (a college student at Western Michigan University) use my car to get back and forth. While she was working, her boyfriend (who did not have permission) took my car and drove to Bloomington, IL with a friend of his and got pulled over with a large... Read more »
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