No, you do not have to sign an affidavit, however, it may (or may not) be in your and your 24 year old's best interests. My suggestion is that you contact an attorney or 2 in your area, bring the paperwork (affidavit, emails, correspondence) to your meet with the attorney and explain the...Read more »
You are correct, it does not seem right. You should search for a personal injury/accident lawyer in your area to discuss this further, especially, if you have physical injuries. Most lawyers in this field will provide a free initial consultation---contact a few of them, discuss your matter, and...Read more »
This might be difficult with the passage of so much time. It could be easy if you could locate the attorney who represented you. But you might not be posting this if you had that information. If you can't do that, it could involve more work. Given the timeline you present, it looks like the...Read more »
If you are at fault in the accident and do not have insurance, then the victim or other party's insurance company very well may make demand on you and/or sue you for the damages. Also, it may impact your driving privileges. Depending on your financial situation, you may want to consult a...Read more »
I was in a motorcycle collision. The other party took full responsibility . Now his insurance company wants me to send them the title to my motorcycle without having made me an offer. Should I do this? It doesn't seem right. Is this regular, legal procedure?
Send them a copy of your title in case they want verification that the motorcycle is in your name and whether or not a lien is against it. Once you have a resolution, then forward the actual title, if they want it. If the insurance company is being difficult and/or if you have physical injuries,...Read more »
A Hawaii attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. In most jurisdictions, it would be difficult to pin all liability on one party or the other in these types of settings, with both vehicles in reverse in a parking lot setting. Some of the options before you include going...Read more »
A person must use reasonable care in driving a vehicle. Drivers must keep a lookout for pedestrians, obstacles, and other vehicles. They must also control the speed and movement of their vehicles. The failure to use reasonable care in driving a vehicle is negligence. (CACI 700).
My car was hit on the rear passenger side. The crash report says my car was only going 5mph when hit. According to the police report the car following behind the other car stated the lady ran a red light. The insurance company of the other driver said we were at fault because one witness said our... Read more »
Yes. You can sue. The fact you can sue does not mean you have strong case. It sounds like there might be some conflicting evidence that needs to be sorted out. The fact you were hit on the passenger's side door might indicate that you were not at-fault because clearly your car was struck....Read 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...Read more »
I was originally injured in the first wreck but never thought it would be anything lasting, so I didn’t seek treatment because I only had liability insurance and they were saying the wreck was my fault even though I disagree and am waiting to go to court. I was then rear ended and side swiped and... Read more »
I am so sorry you are going through this. It can be difficult to distinguish injuries from accidents that are so close in time. This is not something you can do on your own, you will need an experienced attorney who can help you sort through the medical records and the injuries suffered from...Read more »
Your question didn't include a geographic region, so you could repost and include a state. There are a few states with long statutes of limitations, but most states are less than six years. You could also reach out to an attorney where this happened to ask whether such an action would still be...Read more »
My daughter was driving my car no insurance , was in an accident , a car ran a red light and hit her , and now the insurance company said they did their own investigation and finds my daughter at fault can they do that
Yes, they can do that---but you do not have to accept the conclusion of the insurance company. You can make them take you to court and prove their case before a Judge. Likewise, if you are seeking money from the insurance company and they want to pay you nothing or less than what you believe you...Read more »
The insurance companies from both drivers involved in the collision are shifting blame and not willing to compensate the repair estimate amount. I have contacted my homeowners insurance agent and have hit a roadblock with them as well with the subject of pursuing the deductible amount.
If the (or more than 1) insurance companies are fighting you, then you need to consult and possibly hire an attorney to represent your interests. You do not indicate the reason why the insurance company is unwilling to pay the full repair amount and/or the reason(s) for the lack of cooperation,...Read more »
More information is needed in order to properly answer your question. I would recommend that you use Justia's FInd a Lawyer tab and search for auto accident/personal injury lawyers in Nevada and call a few of them---most will provide you a free, no obligation consultation----discuss your...Read more »
My wife was backing out of her parking space in a school parking lot (2737 Kate Bond Rd, Memphis, TN 38133) in Memphis, TN. Front of school, parking area between baseball diamond and parking median. Wife pulling back driver coming fast around corner. Police were called and declined to come out... Read more »
A Tennessee attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. Regardless, any attorney will be reluctant to advise you to accept or decline a settlement offer. But as a GENERAL premise in virtually all jurisdictions, a car backing out of a parking spot is generally burdened in...Read more »
Hello I put in a claim with at fault insurance for damages to my car, they deny me in 2 days. Almost 2 months later they change it to 60%, I reject it because their client was fully at fault. A year later the person that was driving my car wins his personal injury claim for $25k, six months after I... Read more »
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