The insurance company decided the other driver was at fault for an accident I was in recently. My car is not drivable and as a result I can’t see my therapist who has said I should be there every week. I have really been struggling without access to therapy, is it worth opening an emotional... Read more »
This sounds like it would be difficult case, if it were to be based on not being able to get to a therapist's office due to an inoperable vehicle, for which the fix could ordinarily be a rental vehicle or reimbursement of transportation expenses. Emotional trauma can be an element of damages...Read more »
I was driving a State owned car at the time of the accident. I was hit from behind by driver on cell phone. The officer did not put the cell use in the report he also never asked if I needed medical attention. I drove myself to hospital afterwards. Two days later the person at fault's... Read more »
It is curious that an offer should be made without seeing the medical records.
You could consult with an experienced personal injury attorney to help you make a well-informed decision here. An attorney could advise you about the factors that are considered in determining the value of such...Read more »
You bet. The underinusured is like another liability claim except the lawyer has to show your case is worth more than the limits of liablity s/he collected for you. The workman is worth his hire. (1 Timothy 5:18)
Look at your fee agreement. It usually says for the amounts recovered. Two checks for one case mean that's the amount recovered. The exception might be if one was for property damage not part of an injury claim.
I was at a red light, in the right turn lane. My turn signal was on, and I waited for an opportunity to turn right onto the road. Assuming the opening was large enough, I made the turn. I was t-boned on the side of my door within 10 seconds after. I understand that this is my fault, but could the... Read more »
The offenders insurance should give you a "prior authorization" though depending on your state they may not have to (depends on what state it happened in). If your car got totaled chances are you have an injury so I suggest you contact a member of the Delaware Trial Lawyers Assn--they...Read more »
There was no injury by either party. the 911 dispatcher said there was no reason to send an officer for a report since the accident happened on private property. The other party admitted fault to my son immediately following the accident. they exchanged information and went on their way. Now the... Read more »
In Delaware, a bicyclist has the same rights and duties of the driver of a car.
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