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 »
Upon the tow truck arrival I asked him to tow the vehicle from the front which there was room to allow that to happen. Instead he attached to chain to the bottom of the rear of the vehicle. As he drove off he began to snatch the vehicle several times slamming my vehicle into garbage cans after... Read more »
An Illinois attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. Your insurance company would be able to meaningfully advise you on this, as insurance practices are governed by state law. But as a general rule, minors are not necessarily protected from being sued in motor...Read more »
My daughter was traveling through Illinois on her way back to Arkansas from seeing a friend. She Hydroplaned on the freeway after hitting standing water going 55 in a 65 she went off the road and totaled her car and she got a traffic ticket. No other vehicles or personnel were involved. It was... Read more »
Because it’s arguable that she failed to maintain control over vehicle, failed to reduce speed to avoid an accident, drove too fast for conditions and other possible violations. The state has to prove those but the fact that it was a one vehicle accident does not constitute a defense
Not sure what type of background check you are referring to, but Petty Traffic Offense typically do not show up on background checks. This will require further review by an attorney. The sooner you contact an attorney, the better.
The insurance totals it out and cuts them a check for $6300 which goes to the bank leaving them owing $700. They then turn around and say you need to pay them $6000. Does this seem right? Not denying that something has to be paid, but it seems that they are trying to get paid twice. Advice me... Read more »
So in August I have gotten a ticket for no insurance. But I had brought proof of insurance to bring to court on September 23rd, they said I have gotten the insurance too late about it. So I have to pay a fine and on court supervision. Today October 19 I had court for a terrible accident on... Read more »
Your fact pattern about do not show any reason for your license to be suspended. Your 9/12/20 accident does not violate your 9/23/20 Court Supervision because it happened before you were placed on Court Supervision. You only violate Court Supervision when you pick up a new case while on Court...Read more »
If you are not happy with your attorney, you should hire a new attorney. The sooner you hire another attorney, the better. Make sure to tell your potential new attorney, what issues you had with your last attorney so the same issues do not come up.
You need to restate your question in terms that we can understand. A "judgment" can ONLY be rendered by a Court. If you really mean a "Judgment" of $25,000.00, you have an attorney and should discuss this with him/her.
Insurance companies CANNOT Lien anything. They...Read more »
I was at a light when someone honked and accelerated quickly as I did and tried to cut around me quickly getting very close to my car without using a turn signal, I didn't allow them to pass until we were both well over the legal limit and although I should not have we both drove recklessly as... Read more »
The important thing here is that you recognize that your behavior was ill-considered and could well have ended in your arrest/and or loss of your driving privileges. Let it be a lesson learned. Wherever you are, stay there for the evening. No officer is going to issue a ticket for behavior that he...Read more »
An Illinois attorney could best advise, but your question remains open for two weeks. The description here is somewhat brief, but the fact that your citation against you was dismissed is something in your favor. If the citation was for something administrative, it might not be significant. If the...Read more »
We had a verbal agreement that he would help with all the repairs. He has decided not to return to our home because his mother bought him a car (just turned 16) and doesn't like he would be grounded from the car at our home until the repairs are done to my car.
You ask: "Is it too late to report the damage?" Too late to report the damage to whom? If I understand you, correctly, you are saying that a 15-year-old drove one of your cars into your house, damaging both the car and the house. You also state that you made a "verbal...Read more »
I was more than 1/2 through the intersection on my motorized bike. I was thrown 15 plus feet by a suburban. My ankle was shattered and my bike was ruined. As well as stolen. Loss of ability to work. Inability to put any weight on my leg for 12 weeks. The intersection itself was completely unmarked... Read more »
I’m a case manager and took my client to the bank and a medical appointment. After the bank we headed back to his home to avoid the weather. My car was parked out front and had major damages from trees. Should my employer or the city or state pay my $500 deductible? I was using the house van that... Read more »
An Illinois attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It would largely depend on your arrangement with your employer. As for the City of Chicago, the general premise applied in many jurisdictions is that one would need to show negligence as a factor with damage...Read more »
Aggravated speeding 35+ over the limit is a class a misdemeanor. Technically, it is punishable by up to a year in jail and fines of up to $2500. There are a variety of possibilities depending on the specific circumstances as well as the courthouse where your case is pending. Penalties such as...Read more »
Who's auto insurance denied what claim and under what circumstances? Who was at fault? These questions and more would need to be addressed before anyone can advise how you should proceed. If you don't have a written denial, the claim is NOT denied and you certainly cannot sue the...Read more »
The car is a total loss. The insurance company is offering me a settlement amount that will pay off my outstanding loan, but leave me almost nothing for a down payment on a replacement vehicle, so I'll have to deplete my savings to get another car, and even if I get the same year, make and... Read more »
Did you suffer from any personal injuries as a result of the collision? If so, it is well advised to contact a personal injury attorney immediately, as you are entitled to additional compensation. The additional compensation for your injuries and other recoverable damages can assist in your...Read more »
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