In Ohio, as the owner of the car, you could be held responsible if your mother, who is insured to drive your car, gets into an accident. This is due to the principle known as "vicarious liability," which can apply to car owners when someone else operates their vehicle.
If a woman can legally have an abortion prior to the fetus being viable (23-24 weeks) then the implication is that she is not committing a homicide. So if a pregnant woman loses a baby as the result of a car accident and the baby is less than 24 weeks along can the person at fault for the accident... View More
The determination of whether the loss of a non-viable fetus due to a car accident constitutes vehicular homicide is complex and can vary by state. In many jurisdictions, vehicular homicide charges are typically applied when a person is killed due to the negligent or criminal driving of another...View More
Not sure if "unused" was meant to be 'uninsured." If yo had insurance at the time of the alleged incident, then turn it over to your insurance company. Anyway, based on your post, I do not know why you "owe money" as if you are not legally negligent or at fault...View More
I think I see how this materialized - either (1) you were dragged into the claim as the legal registrant of the vehicle (which would eventually occur in the formal litigation stage, where the owner is named on summons and complaint), or (2) the plaintiff could be pursuing a claim based on negligent...View More
My car was stolen, recovered and I am still waiting for my car to be repair. Theft was in Sept 2022, car was sent to auto repair shop in 11/2022, they didn't know the car was on the lot until 03/2023, still waiting for my car and it is 06/2023 and I have still been paying car notes and car... View More
An Ohio attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. If the car was in an accident with a different driver, that should not adversely affect the elements that go into computing your liability coverage premium. If you're talking about a situation where the accident...View More
It is illegal to smoke marijuana in Ohio. This is true even if you have a medical card. Your employment is also not protected from the use of marijuana even if you have a medical card. Marijuana in your system will likely be determined to be a contributing factor in any accident.
An Ohio attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. Until you are able to consult definitively with a local attorney, your carrier might be able to provide guidance on this. Case law on disclosure could differ by state - but carriers nationwide are attentive to the...View More
An Ohio attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. The short answer nationwide in such situations is "yes," they can do that. Your carrier is likely using the same claim number for all claims associated with the accident. Your portion of the claim could have...View More
My attorney only received some of my medical records and as I was telling him he didn't have all my records he made it clear he didn't think I was hurt in my accident but I was hurt and I just feel like he hasn't tried to ever get in touch with me or ever call or send me an email in... View More
Care of the claim, and paid out. I was on vacation for three weeks and just got home to find a letter from a lawyer telling me that I am being sued since the car was registered in my name. Is this something that my insurance should now take care of or am I liable otherwise?
A 15 year old was driving 40mph westbound unlicensed, uninsured, and alone down an eastbound road and hit me head on. I was rushed to the hospital with injuries, while the police gave the 15 year old a citation for “driving down the wrong way” ONLY and then proceeded to take her back to school.... View More
I was hit in 2019. No insurance. She fake called the law and said they wouldn't come bc it was on private property and gave me false insurance and wasn't able to have car repaired til Dec 2021 and it cost me 5000 alot more than I thoight from the get go. Was told cops o had to have her... View More
No law enforcement was involved. Did not claim through insurance and went to court and won the small claims case. Been 1 1/2 years and no payment. Can not locate individual and court system said they cant help. Hoping i can report to bmv.
An Ohio attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. You're right, the court system will usually not get involved in those details. Claimants generally have to use their own research resources or hire an investigator. Good luck
It depends on the cause of the accident. Don't answer that in this thread. You'll need to sit with an attorney to discuss what happened in order to see whether the debt to be incurred would be dischargeable in a bankruptcy.
It clearly says no parking all along the drive yet they parked rite behind me so when I backed up I looked left and right but not behind me because no1 should be there. Isn’t the illegally parked car owner partially at fault for parking behind spots illegally?
An Ohio attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. You're correct, they are. But as a general rule nationwide, being unlawfully parked doesn't usually create immunity for vehicles that hit the offending vehicle in most instances. You could bring that point...View More
The insurance company is suing me and my 18 year old son for almost 30 thousand. I own a car and a double wide mobile home on a rented lot. We do not have money like that, none in savings. I also have 2 other children who live here. The insurance company said they will get their money by all means... View More
An Ohio attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry about the accident. I hope your son and everyone else are okay. It sounds like you are being pursued by the carrier's subrogation department. At this point, you could consider reaching out to...View More
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