It is often the case that should an uninsured driver appear in Court and show proof that subsequent to the accident he obtained insurance, the solicitor will drop the no insurance charge. Of course, it is purely within the discretion of the solicitor if he wishes to drop the charges. The...Read more »
We both urinated and had bowel movement & now he is scared to death to get in a vehicle, I didn't go to the er due to being unsanitary & in shock. Now I can't hardly breathe in, my chest plate is injured, I can't hardly move my right arm up to my breast plate.
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. As a general matter, under most ordinary circumstances, the person won't get into trouble criminally. But they could be confronted with questions as to why they waited three weeks to report an accident if...Read more »
This could be an extremely complicated situation, and unfortunately there is no quick answer. Whoever got hurt will need to call an experienced personal injury lawyer. There are a great number of questions that would need to be answered, and details provided, to determine who to file suit against....Read more »
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. You filed your complaint 45 days ago. If that means you purchased an index number, another question might be when did you serve the other party? Only a Georgia attorney is qualified to advise on the state rules of civil...Read more »
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. As general traffic doctrine in most jurisdictions, the vehicle entering the main road (from what appears to be an apartment driveway, based on your description) owes right-of-way to vehicles already traveling on...Read more »
If you know the county where the suit was filed, I suggest going to that clerk of court's website. Many of Georgia's counties have their dockets on-line. By inputting the parties' names and/or the civil action file number of your case, you can pull up the docket and see the latest.
Based on your question, it sounds as though the policy is a $50,000/$100,000, which is to say $50,000 per person and $100,000 per accident. If so, the $100,000 proceeds may be split between three people but in no case may any one claimant receive more than $50,000. It does not matter if the three...Read more »
Their client was charged with hit and run, DUI, following to closely. He was arrested. He was at fault 100%. My daughter who was driving my car and a witness drove behind the hit and run driver to try to get him to stop the company vehicle he was driving. He then made a complete sudden stop, which... Read more »
Normally, When some is hit from behind it is the person that follows behind fault. The statute is referred to as following too closely. HOWEVER, if you have witnesses who can show that the person in front improperly stopped in the roadway (another statute) and thereby caused the accident then you...Read more »
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. It could depend on the citation. If it was for something administrative, it could be insignificant. If it was for an operational violation such as "following too closely" or "failure to...Read more »
I would call the court and explain that you just received the notice. The mail has been very slow lately. The hearing has likely been postponed or dismissed anyway but you should call and find out. Have the subpoena ready when you call.
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. Without knowing more about lane markings, signage, or traffic control devices, it's difficult to offer meaningful input. You should consider a consult with an attorney, and learning what your insurance carrier...Read more »
Hi, this is Tristan Morrison with Morrison & Hughes Law in Marietta, Georgia. When you have an on-the-job motor vehicle accident, and you get hurt, you are entitled to workers' compensation benefits. This is true even if you were found to be at fault for the vehicle wreck. If you were...Read more »
We own a towing company and the Ga State Patrol called us out on a vehicle overturned in a creek to recover and tow from accident scene. The owner of the vehicle had liabilty only. So we were going to bill the insurance company under property damage to get paid for the recovery of the vehicle.... Read more »
A Georgia attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for three weeks. As a general matter, if the liability policy is all that is available to pick up the tab for the tow and the vehicle owner's carrier is denying, it's possible the other vehicle is liable. See if the...Read more »
A Georgia attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for five weeks. Since your own policy was cancelled, you would need to look to the policy of the other vehicle for coverage of property damage. Good luck
This is something on which a Georgia attorney could advise best. But your post remains open for two weeks. If you have an insurance policy that covers collision damage even where you are at fault, that is one way, and you are probably already aware of that if you have such coverage. The other way...Read more »
I hired a auto detailer back in February and received interior steaming service to my 2014 Toyota Tundra. After the service got completed, I asked the guy if I would need to open windows of the vehicle making sure the seats and carpet get dried completely. He told me it was not necessary.... Read more »
if you have comprehensive that may cover the cost of remediation. If you paid him by credit card you should be able to get some more information. The zip code should allow you to figure if he's registered as a busienss. And yes, there are phone books.
She ran me down at a red light she claimed she was having a very serious prayer meeting over her Bluetooth, I looked in the rearview mirror and saw both her hands in the air trying to catch the phone before she hit me so it was not Bluetooth she was holding her phone, now she is saying this... Read more »
What happened in the traffic court hearing does not necessarily carry over into your personal injury claim. Technically the traffic court judge didn't declare you "innocent." Instead you were found "not guilty" of the citation as charged. It may sound like a technicality,...Read more »
Me, our son, & my grandson were all in the wreck & I was hurt the worst, but the person responsible for wreck doesn't have enough to cove everything. I have full coverage & was never asked or offered so I assumed it was automatically included in my full coverage insurance, but to... Read more »
Contact a member of the Ga. Trial Lawyers Assn for the county where the wreck happened. They give free consults, and can best advise you. Each states law on underinsured motorist coverage varies. You may have other options.
My car broke down and sat on the side of the interstate for over a month. I get a phone call that someone wrecked into it and the officer is trying to make me believe that im at fault. First i did not have the vehicle towed BC I did not have the funds to do so and 2nd I have a title pawn w title... Read more »
Report the car to your insurance. The other person is responsible if your car was off the road. Whether you violated a regulation by leaving it there doesn't give someone the right to plough into it if you parked it off of the road. Photos help. You can sue...Read more »
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