What would be the next steps. Their insurance company says they are still investigating and the police report does not prove anything. What should I do
answered on Feb 6, 2023
A Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. I hope your daughter and others involved in the accident are okay. In terms of your question of what to do, if your daughter is contemplating a claim for injuries, she could try to arrange a free initial... Read more »
A relation of mine worked as a garbage man. He was called in on his day off. He was run over by the garbage truck. His internal organs, pelvis, and head were all shattered. He survived. Days after being released from the hospital he died in his sleep. Can his immediate family file suit for wrongful... Read more »
answered on Dec 5, 2022
More facts are needed about the circumstances of the accident but, in general, the employer has immunity from liability for a work injury. Given the severity of his injuries, unless it can be proven by a medical expert that the death resulted from negligent treatment and he otherwise would have... Read more »
Time lost from work on the day of the car accident and time spent resulting from the accident. If so, what is the particular Code of Virginia statue that permits this recovery?
answered on Nov 14, 2022
A Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Until you're able to consult with a local attorney for meaningful guidance, the short answer nationwide is that one usually needs to demonstrate injury or disability. And that generally requires a report or... Read more »
Instead of reckless driving. In court, the judge reviewed the charge and instructed the officer that LEO are not allowed to issue those types of tickets but that it's for a court to decide to downgrade a reckless charge to that. The judge informed me the commonwealth (state) could retry the... Read more »
answered on Oct 18, 2022
There probably very little chance they will bring the charge. They have up to one year. If you killed someone in the accident they likely would but in this situation there's probably very little chance they would do the extra work.
answered on Oct 12, 2022
Yes, probation violations may be brought after the period ends so long as the offense date was during the probation/ good behavior period. There are some exclusions due to time of filing, but typically the charge may be brought for up to one year after the end of probation.
In an accident that occurred in Florida, what court has jurisdiction and what state do I file the lawsuit?
answered on Oct 5, 2022
A West Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Please consider reaching out to attorneys to discuss this important issue of jurisdiction. This is not something for a quick general answer here. An experienced attorney will ask you questions about how you... Read more »
I was in a car accident today, It was the other drivers fault as she ran a red light. My car is financed and i very good condition and low mileage but over 10 years old. Based on what i was being told my car is likely to be totaled (It has not been estimated yet) because of its age. The thing is,... Read more »
answered on Sep 3, 2022
A Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It's possible a lawyer might not be able to do much. It looks like the insurance has conceded liability in your favor, 100% against the other vehicle. In terms of the threshold for totaling out the car,... Read more »
I was struck by an angry Road rager on January 31st 2020. Of course the road ranger lied in court and pretended that we were both at fault. So the judge, confused, dismiss the case. I appealed, have no attorney, and now we are headed to trial soon. Ironically enough, when I finally found another... Read more »
answered on May 25, 2022
A Virginia attorney is going to need to advise here, but your post remains open for two weeks. Making the call you are describing is often not a simple thing. Although you contend that the incidents are separate, and they well may be, defense attorneys will typically summon medical records on the... Read more »
I went to court for a car accident. I was injured and not at fault but our cars didn't see much damage. I won but the settlement wasn't high enough to cover my treatment and etc so I filed an appeal but my attorney at that time refused to move forward with Me through the appeal So I did... Read more »
answered on May 5, 2022
A Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. You ask if it is possible for defendant's insurance company to pay only select medical bills. In GENERAL NATIONWIDE, if your payment is coming from the bodily injury/liability department, they may not... Read more »
I am probably unlucky case wise. I'll start by saying I have scoliosis, My back is sensitive to impacts. I was Struck on 2 diff occasions by 2 diff women. 7/1 I was rear ended at a red light. The lady admitted fault but I wasn't awarded much because my car didn't show much damage.... Read more »
answered on Apr 24, 2022
A Virginia attorney could advise best (or Massachusetts attorney, since Boston MA is also listed in your post?) That aside, your post remains open for three weeks. An attorney could have a difficult time advising here - they would likely want to see the files for both accidents.
I'm... Read more »
At his house be for he pass am I responsible for it if it goes missing
answered on Apr 15, 2022
A Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry about the loss of your grandfather. This sounds more like an estate-related matter than a car accident matter. It might depend on your arrangement/permission with using the trailer and how the person... Read more »
I was injured in a car accident a couple years ago, and I was awarded a very small amount last year which wouldn't cover the full medical cost.I no longer have an attorney but I was told by an attorney, although he wouldn't represent me, that I could ask the health insurance if they had a... Read more »
answered on Apr 10, 2022
A Virginia attorney should advise you here, but your question remains open for two weeks. Your description contains many facts to sort out, and requires the guidance of a local attorney, not just a response based on general legal principles.
From what I can sort out, you were awarded a... Read more »
I really need to catch up on my debt since my vehicle motor accident, I had ruttermills at first and the judge awarded me, but only about 30% of the debt and fees. I filed an appeal and immediately as I did that Rutter Mills decline to represent me so I've been doing everything since then on... Read more »
answered on Apr 5, 2022
It sounds like you had a personal injury case and hired a personal injury law firm that was probably charging you on a contingent fee basis. You won the case but were disappointed with the award. The award can be based on a number of issues, so its impossible to judge, from the award, whether the... Read more »
I have been struck twice at no fault of Mine and the defendants are lying so the case is tough and local virginia attorneys are....disappointing to Me. I need representation and thus case is super important. Can I ask out if state or atleast gain some legal aid for personal injury???
answered on Apr 2, 2022
yes, sure, you should get right attorney for your case, no matter where you live. If you find an attorney not licensed in VA that attorney may need to associate with VA counsel, but you have the right to look anywhere.
I was injured in a car accident a couple years ago, and I was awarded a very small amount which wouldn't cover the full medical cost.I no longer have an attorney but I was told by an attorney, although he wouldn't represent me, that I could ask the health insurance if they had a minimal I... Read more »
answered on Apr 1, 2022
Your case is on appeal and you have collateral issues/questions-----you do not mention whether or not you have an attorney. If you do not have one, then I think you need to hire an attorney, or at least pay an attorney for a 1hour consultation and ask him the questions you have. If you do have an... Read more »
Virginia state. After a snowstorm so roads were icy (mountainous region). Made my disapproval known about the bad roads before my shift. Forced to come in. After I got to work and clocked in, my employer then made me drive my personal vehicle to another work location. Hit a patch of ice and slid... Read more »
answered on Mar 28, 2022
A Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry about your accident. It could depend on the carrier's practices and the scope of coverage on your policy. Good luck.
I was struck by two people in a car accident at no fault of mine. But there were no credible Witnesses besides us. I was injured, and have medical debt and lost wages. not to mention scoliosis so my pain is pretty deep. No lawyers around here are brave enough I guess to take on a case with no... Read more »
answered on Mar 26, 2022
You can, but I would strongly advice you against it. The opposing party will take advantage of it and will either settle for a lot less than the case is actually worth or deny liability completely. Only experienced PI attorney can properly evaluate your case and make sure you're getting... Read more »
The car accident happened on July 1st 2019. I was Struck from behind while sitting at a red light. The driver (she) admitted she never saw that the light had turned red but of course got into court and lied. She said she stopped and then let go of the gas and bumped into the car. This accident... Read more »
answered on Mar 12, 2022
A Virginia attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. Your questions could be difficult to answer based on the brief post, despite the meaningful detail you have included - an attorney would likely want to see the file to offer you meaningful input.
Being that... Read more »
I was not at fault and pregnant. Lost wages was 49,000 however their policy only covers 25,000
answered on Dec 17, 2021
Unfortunately, your recovery from liability insurance is limited to $25,000. If you have the same limits on your own policy, your insurance won't pay anything on top of it (as they have no exposure). But there could be other applicable policies. For example, if you live with a family member... Read more »
I waited until the lane was clear, the SUV was in right lane and merged when I’d entered left lane, hitting the front of my passenger side and sending me into the guardrail. I don’t understand how I could have been cited when I couldn’t have predicted that he would change lanes at an... Read more »
answered on Dec 14, 2021
A Virginia attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for three weeks. This looks like a setting where you were merging onto a main road from the left. Without knowing additional details, the general rule in virtually all jurisdictions is that vehicles proceeding in the main road... Read more »
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