Just to be sure, contact a member of the Ga. Trial Lawyers Assn but no, it is too late. There's a statute of limitations for wrongful death and related claims that is long over. Even if you had a claim as a minor, that would have expired on your 18th birthday or 2-3 years after that, depending on...Read more »
We're in the state of Georgia. She hit a very low pole that you could not see over the hood of her bus. I believe there might have been minor injuries but no child was kept in the hospital overnight. I'm not sure if any children were even taken to the hospital at all since it was more of a fender... Read more »
This is a good question that involves a situation where someone was on the job when involved (and at fault) for an accident. In cases like this the employer is going to generally be responsible for the employee's negligent conduct. This is the legal principle of respondeat superior. Presumably...Read more »
The passenger was discovered hanging out the back door and couldn’t move himself up. The driver assisted him to lay flat in the back seat and was charged with reckless conduct for moving the friend. Is this the intent of the law in Georgia?
Likely not. However 1) look at the time to contest the citation 2)look for an attorney in the County where it will be heard who handles citations and speak with them. Generally reckless conduct would be a motor vehicle violation,not a moving a person to assist them situation.
I was driving home in the middle lane on 75 S around 4:15 pm on a bright sunny day surrounded by traffic. An OTR truck w/trailer jump in my lane. Cars around me therefore I hit the horn and brakes but could not avoid accident. As I pulled over I noticed the truck was not stopping. I sped up and... Read more »
Contact a member of the Ga. Trial Lawyers Assn for the County where the crash happened. They give ree consults. Sounds weird they'd ask someone to send pix--and did those pix have the same plate as the one involved?
In any event, if you weren't hurt likely small claims will be your best...Read more »
I was driving my spouse’s company car and was involved in an accident 22 months ago. I had permission to drive the car and was told by a company representative that as a spouse I was covered by the automotive insurance policy because my spouse also uses the vehicle for personal use. Yesterday I... Read more »
It is best to consult an attorney versus going through the insurance company. An attorney will work to protect your interests, and the insurance company’s primary objective is to protect their own interests.
Accident velocity was 60-70mph upon impact. The vehicle that the air bags failed in rear ended another that was coming to a slow on a highway. Police officer urged driver to contact Honda because of the amount of damage and obvious force of impact from the damage. There were no injuries and the... Read more »
If you weren't hurt you don't have a claim other than making a claim for them to fix it. However much depends on the dynamics--generally, airbags only deploy if the hit is plus or minus 5 degrees off top center.
You really need the input of a Georgia attorney on state laws here, but your question remains open for four weeks. As a general matter in all jurisdictions, the relevant statutes and codes are generally found under insurance laws, vehicle and traffic laws, no-fault regs in no-fault jurisdictions,...Read more »
It was a hit and run in my vehicle however I was at work during the time it happened. the person who was borrowing my car told me it was stolen and then proceeded to tell me months later it was actually a hit and run. What can I do ?
You might want to discuss this with a Georgia attorney, but your question remains open for three weeks. If the person was to do anything, they could bring a claim or file suit. Unless there was something criminal involved, they wouldn't normally press charges. A Georgia attorney could discuss the...Read more »
A Georgia attorney could answer in the best manner, but your question remains open for three weeks. As a general matter, without regard to state-specific elements of law, claim representatives in similar situations could amicably agree to apportion damages between the two policies. This is often...Read more »
Sounds like you were not at fault. So......what do you want to fight. If you were injured, and were not at fault, contact a member of the Ga. Trial Lawyers Assn in the County where the wreck happened. They give free consults.
It depends on if the citation was the result of a car wreck. If another vehicle was involved many times the court will require you to appear in court and address restitution. However, if it is just a citation for improper left turn, then you will be allowed to merely pay the fine in lieu of...Read more »
I have a Personal Injury Case that has gone on f/ 2 1/2 yrs. It went to Mediation, at which my former Atty and I disagree over Doctors fees from Doctors he referred me to that are outrageously inflated. With no resolve reached at the Mediation. A week later they Respondents upped their offer 1k.... Read more »
First, if the case is in court as you have seen he has to have permission of the Court. You may object. Second, does the lien include the physician amounts? The attorney can ask for a lien but a court may limit it to a) a percentage under the contract of what he got them to provide, or the worth of...Read more »
From a safety standpoint (and you can find professionals in the transportation and highway safety industry who are better qualified than attorneys to explain this), tires with dry rot can experience catastrophe failure leading to serious injury or death. From a legal standpoint, a Georgia attorney...Read more »
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