go to. my father is keeping the money from me so i can’t get a new car. what do i do
answered on Mar 7, 2022
You may or may not have left out some relevant facts but I will try to answer----if the insurance company is paying a property damage claim for the vehicle then it should pay the titled owner(s) of the vehicle.
answered on Jan 2, 2022
A Pennsylvania attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. Attorneys assigned by an insurance carrier will sometimes advise a policyholder it is their right to explore outside counsel. Your insurance carrier's attorney would likely be in a better position to offer... Read more »
I was plead guilty at the court hearing today. My question is, do I have to pay the fines or file for an appeal? I don't know if it will show on my record. I have a driver's learner permit from Maryland but the incident happened here in Pennsylvania.
answered on Oct 14, 2021
If you had the proof you shouldn't have been penalized if you gave the proof within 5 days
(1) No person shall be convicted of failing to produce proof of financial responsibility under this subchapter or section 3743 (relating to accidents involving damage to... Read more »
I'm shopping around for Auto Insurance in PA; considering Progressive. I also like to ride bike. Hopefully, I'd never need it, but if a motorist injures me while I'm riding bike and they are at fault, would I be covered by Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage... Read more »
answered on Jul 1, 2021
Short answer yes. Uninsured underinsured covers you if the driver running into you has no insurance or too little. If you have more than one car in your household get "stacking" --the best deal in car nsurance. It multiplies the coverage you had for UM/UIM by the number of cars, and... Read more »
I was in an automobile accident last year and I was deemed at fault. The other driver's insurance company paid to have the other driver's car fixed and is now suing me to pay them back for those costs. Will my insurance company cover those costs or will I need to pay the other insurance... Read more »
answered on Apr 23, 2021
If the amount of damages to the other car exceeds your property damage coverage on your insurance policy, you will be responsible for the excess amount. For example, if your property damage limits were $10,000 and the repairs to the other vehicle were $12,000, your insurance will pay the $10,000... Read more »
To where I'm paying fine and now they want me to turn my liencese in what can I do none of this was the case I never had a lapse of ins.
answered on Feb 11, 2021
There are couple different reasons this could happen. One is if you receive a citation for driving without insurance or with suspended registration. A conviction in either case could lead to a license suspension.
Or, insurance companies are required to notify PennDOT of a lapse in your... Read more »
I went to a rehabilitation center to seek help for my alcoholism. I was there for 30 days. Their policy required patients to turn in all of their personal belongings (phone, wallets, etc) except for clothing. During my stay, one of their staff members stole my credit card and ID and committed... Read more »
answered on Aug 2, 2020
A Pennsylvania attorney could answer best, but your post remains open for two weeks. As a general matter, it does not appear to be a case that attorneys might consider taking on a contingency basis. If you are paying by the hour, the burden is upon you to provide evidence of the theft. In a busy... Read more »
Personal insurance covered everything when stores should have, so they taking for every doc visit, which still happens frequently. Delays seem to be from our own lawyer at this point, we were told to sign months ago, without being able to see itemized receipt even though we asked for it. The... Read more »
answered on Mar 20, 2020
If lawyer is out of country and has access to email, that should still enable wrapping up paperwork for case. If you are able to establish email contact and carrier is willing to work with digital scans of releases, lien forms, and other related paperwork for closing out the case, that might be an... Read more »
My insurance dropped me because I “make too much money” but I never received the notice they said the mailed me. So I had gone to the ER and now I have a $4000 hospital bill. The insurance company said I can’t file a complaint because I am no longer insured under them and the insurance... Read more »
answered on Jan 1, 2020
The hospital should have a process where you can apply to have the bill reduced. Call the hospitals billing department
I received a denial letter after explaining my side of the story. The driver knew he was at fault. In a one lane road, he moved off to the left of the road to turn left, I proceeded to pass him on the right to go around him and he unexpectedly moved back into the center of the lane to now make a... Read more »
answered on May 29, 2018
If you have collision coverage, you should contact your insurance company. If you do not, your only recourse would be to sue the other driver. Although you can handle this yourself in small claims court before a magistrate, you would be best advised to hire a lawyer. If it goes beyond a... Read more »
My auto insurance didn't cover the full amount of her auto damage. I was at fault due to me rear ending her. My car was totaled but the other vehicle I hit was driven from the scene. No personal injuries. My insurance company does have a lawyer but not sure if they are protecting me or just... Read more »
answered on Dec 18, 2017
If you have property damage coverage and your insurance company has hired a lawyer to defend the case, the lawyer is responsible for defending the entire case, not just the portion of the claim covered by your insurance. You are actually the client being represented, not the insurance company,... Read more »
the car I was driving insurance didn't cover me driving the car. the insurance company says I owe almost 20,000 dollars and I am broke and no job. have made one payment tried to set up other payments but they said they were not sufficient enough. so now I think are threatening to sue. I own... Read more »
answered on Oct 12, 2017
A public defender is only for criminal cases. It sounds like you should consult with a bankruptcy lawyer, who could advise you if personal bankruptcy is the route to go.
Drive the vehicle and there fore he is not responsible to fix damages made to my vehicle from her ?
answered on Jan 31, 2017
Unfortunately you will need to consult legal counsel. There are numerous questions: Is the wife living with husband, Is she named under the liability policy, What was her purpose in driving his care, what is their history.
They did not tell me those are not covered. I only came for 2 teeth filing which I am supposed to pay some portion and insurance company pays other. So I dispute with my insurance company and the insurance performed an audit based on the dentist claims resulting me owing even more money. I did not... Read more »
answered on Jan 18, 2017
You can tell them you did not consent to the services they are billing you. If they have a debt collector call you you file a complaint with the medical board that licenses dentists.
I was rear-ended and pushed into a car in front of me. The insurance co of the guy who hit me wants to declare my car totaled. I believe they are undervaluing my car. They also are including repairs in the cost that are not necessary to make it able to pass a vehicle safety inspection.... Read more »
answered on Sep 24, 2016
They may be doing you a favor. First, if you were hurt, contact a member of the Pennsylvania Assn for Justice--we give free consults, just like I'm doing now. In Pennsylvania it is the option of the company to pay or total the car out. If you want to keep it you can buy it back for salvage... Read more »
Is this a total loss or can I collect on landlords homeowners insurance
answered on Jul 25, 2015
Sorry to hear that.You can try, but most likely the claim will be rejected because it's your property. Consider renter's insurance moving forward.
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