I went to court for a car accident. I was injured and not at fault but our cars didn't see much damage. I won but the settlement wasn't high enough to cover my treatment and etc so I filed an appeal but my attorney at that time refused to move forward with Me through the appeal So I did... Read more »
answered on May 5, 2022
A Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. You ask if it is possible for defendant's insurance company to pay only select medical bills. In GENERAL NATIONWIDE, if your payment is coming from the bodily injury/liability department, they may not... Read more »
I am probably unlucky case wise. I'll start by saying I have scoliosis, My back is sensitive to impacts. I was Struck on 2 diff occasions by 2 diff women. 7/1 I was rear ended at a red light. The lady admitted fault but I wasn't awarded much because my car didn't show much damage.... Read more »
answered on Apr 24, 2022
A Virginia attorney could advise best (or Massachusetts attorney, since Boston MA is also listed in your post?) That aside, your post remains open for three weeks. An attorney could have a difficult time advising here - they would likely want to see the files for both accidents.
I'm... Read more »
I was injured in a car accident a couple years ago, and I was awarded a very small amount last year which wouldn't cover the full medical cost.I no longer have an attorney but I was told by an attorney, although he wouldn't represent me, that I could ask the health insurance if they had a... Read more »
answered on Apr 10, 2022
A Virginia attorney should advise you here, but your question remains open for two weeks. Your description contains many facts to sort out, and requires the guidance of a local attorney, not just a response based on general legal principles.
From what I can sort out, you were awarded a... Read more »
I was injured in a car accident a couple years ago, and I was awarded a very small amount which wouldn't cover the full medical cost.I no longer have an attorney but I was told by an attorney, although he wouldn't represent me, that I could ask the health insurance if they had a minimal I... Read more »
answered on Apr 1, 2022
Your case is on appeal and you have collateral issues/questions-----you do not mention whether or not you have an attorney. If you do not have one, then I think you need to hire an attorney, or at least pay an attorney for a 1hour consultation and ask him the questions you have. If you do have an... Read more »
I was struck by two people in a car accident at no fault of mine. But there were no credible Witnesses besides us. I was injured, and have medical debt and lost wages. not to mention scoliosis so my pain is pretty deep. No lawyers around here are brave enough I guess to take on a case with no... Read more »
answered on Mar 26, 2022
You can, but I would strongly advice you against it. The opposing party will take advantage of it and will either settle for a lot less than the case is actually worth or deny liability completely. Only experienced PI attorney can properly evaluate your case and make sure you're getting... Read more »
Relating to Maryland/Virginia
I have a lot of friends, and they are concerned with today's environment, and most are unable afford life insurance policies. If I were to buy life insurance for them and split profits with their selected beneficiaries, would it be difficult for me to... Read more »
answered on Jan 29, 2021
An attorney who specializes in insurance law would have a better idea about what you are asking.
At the time of the fire, i didnt have homeowner insurance on my house and the insurance company refuses to pay for the damage of my house isnt it there responsibility to pay
answered on Oct 4, 2020
A Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. To offer a meaningful response, one would need to see the policy and its scope of coverage. You could look into the cost of a brief consult with an attorney to outline your most cost-effective options. If there... Read more »
y vehicle hit from behind, I provided video of accident to insurance. Insurance did not provide the video to arbitration. As a result arbitration found both parties liable due to "lack of evidence".
Insurance company confirms they never provided the video, and is saying there is... Read more »
answered on Sep 14, 2019
Bad faith could be defined by state guidelines or best practices. So you'd really need to consult with a Virginia attorney as to characterizing the conduct. However, your question remains open for two weeks. As a general premise, bad faith usually involves conduct which is deliberate and done... Read more »
The insurance company said that since they were unable to get a statement from their insured that the claim was denied. However I have a police report with the report number that I already submitted to the company
answered on Aug 3, 2019
Depending on the practices of the claim examiner and/or insurance carrier, they may be waiting for all information to come in before reviewing and considering the claim for payment. Hopefully, their insured will cooperate in a timely manner and this will enable processing your claim.
It... Read more »
The accident involved a tractor trailer and car. The car veered a considerable distance over into the tractor's lane. The insurance company is stalling and the tractor is the drivers livelihood. The claims agent said he would not send out an adjuster and after "his" investigation... Read more »
answered on Jun 12, 2019
Not sure whose adjuster/claims agent it is. However understand if police were called the police report will be used. Also if you have collision, use that, let your company go after theirs. Most states require that property damage be settled promptly and fairly You can always file a complaint with... Read more »
The lady was flying and I don’t feel I was fully responsible. It was a brand new car and I pd cash 4 days prior and my insurance said I didn’t upgrade it from insurance I currently had, which didn’t include collision. I’m responsible for damages on my car. If she were going the speed limit,... Read more »
answered on Apr 16, 2018
Don't give statments until you talk to a lawyer.Call a member of the Va Trial Lawyers Assn--they give free consults.
If you failed to yield you can be given a ticket.
Generally as she was contributorily at fault you can argue to your company she should have a proportional... Read more »
I filed a Warrant in Debt in VA General District Court against an insurance company for not paying a claim I made against my renter's insurance policy. The basis of my claim was that the damage should have been covered under the vandalism or malicious mischief peril. Malicious mischief is not... Read more »
answered on Feb 22, 2018
A Declaratory Judgment Complaint would be your best avenue of approach based on your reported facts.
house is in my name and my brothers' names. We've been paying the homeowners insurance policy premium. How long is the insurance policy good for? Does it need to be in our names in case something happens?
answered on Jan 25, 2018
Depending on the value of the home, whether there was a mortgage on the home, and how the home was transferred there is a strong probability that additional steps must be taken to manage the home and not have any adverse consequences down the line. You should schedule a meeting with a Probate... Read more »
I totaled my car in April 2017. The car was in my dad's name and I was listed as the co-signer. I had insurance though Geico and GAP coverage I purchased from the dealership. I had a concussion so my mom was taking care of most of the paperwork from the accident. She had a hard time getting... Read more »
answered on Jan 18, 2018
Talk to the lender. If yoiu still owed for sure they would let you know. But if you still owe, then call Gap, ask for a supervisor, explain what happened and as you are the insured,policy holder they must speak with you. If you get no satisfaction contact the Colorado AG's office of Consumer... Read more »
State Farm's rental insurance claim has denied to cover us since we negligently turned off our house heater while going on vacation causing appliance connectors to burst. Explained the situation to local agent who said I would be covered and to go to a hotel and save our receipts for food. At... Read more »
answered on Jan 18, 2018
Yes. You can take them to General District Court through a small claim. You may want legal counsel to act as an attorney advisor in teaching you how to prepare and try the matter, but the legal advice could cost a fairly large portion of the amount of your present claim.
I pay into a health plan that is supposed to give me a discounted rate through a specific pharmacy. However, this pharmacy has on numerous occasions refused to provide medical equipment for diabetes, that is clearly covered under my contract. The additional money that I pay monthly is supposed to... Read more »
answered on Oct 31, 2017
I think your next step is to contact the Office of the Attorney General of Virginia and make a formal complaint. They can investigate your claims and bring an action if they find a violation of your rights, and more importantly, they do not charge for their work. If you cannot get satisfaction... Read more »
answered on Oct 20, 2017
Big question in these cases is when you knew of the bad faith. Members of the Va. Trial Lawyers Assn give free consults. Look for someone who handles bad faith cases and see what they say as to your case.
Had foot surgery and was in therapy for 5 weeks, my insurance stopped therapy stating it was not medically necessary. I was making progress but when therapy stopped my foot regressed. I have gone through the appeal but have not been successful. I have lost my job due to the length of time out of... Read more »
answered on Nov 29, 2016
There may be legal action that you can take, but there will be a cost for attorney fees, filing fees, and experts. An attorney will have to study the policy to make sure.
They responded to the claim by checking further investigation. Now how long do they have after that, before they have to respond. Also any injury I obtain due to this amputation, such as losing my license and being held contempt of my Childsupport obligations. Can the Commissioner make the insurer... Read more »
answered on Sep 15, 2016
Once a claim for benefits has been filed with the Commission, a 20-day order is issued requiring the employer to accept or deny the claim. Perhaps you have not filed a claim form yet. Consequential damages are not benefits which can be awarded by the Commission; only statutory benefits for medical... Read more »
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