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1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Contracts, Insurance Bad Faith and Insurance Defense for Wisconsin on
Q: With consent, can I create an account for another person for liability insurance and purchase a policy on their behalf?

Basically, I want to purchase on-demand liability insurance for independent contractors that get jobs through my site and I want to know if it is illegal to make this purchase as if I am them if I have their consent in signature form.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 9, 2020

A Wisconsin attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Insurance is generally governed by state laws, but as a general matter, if information falls through the cracks and the carrier raises a defense that they were not provided with accurate information as to a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Insurance Bad Faith and Insurance Defense for Wisconsin on
Q: I was in an car accident but it wasnt my fault now the other driver insurance says im still 30% is that accurate

I was in an car accident, i was not at fault. The other driver who was at fault was at fault cause she failed to yeild right of way. Now her insurance wants to only be liable for 60% of the outcome then there adjusters came and looked vehicle and the cost of repairs is more the what the car is... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 21, 2019

A Wisconsin attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for four weeks. No one can predict how a court would rule on the matter. It's a decision you have to make based on the value of the car, in terms of what the percentage pans out to in terms of dollars and cents - and what... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Insurance Bad Faith and Insurance Defense for Wisconsin on
Q: I feel that my insurance company delayed paying my claim and now I am out of a vehicle.

Accident was august 25th. Insurance company was fighting with the towing company for two months to get my car released. It finally got released but they deemed it totaled. The estimate was only 5000 to get it fixed but the cash value of the car was almost 8000. They didn't tell me where my car... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Nov 22, 2018

The facts mention a repair estimate and cash value but don’t go into the actual figure received. An attorney in your state reviewing the file could ask for additional information.

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Defense for Wisconsin on
Q: Was involved in a small boat accident -- will my homeowner's cover it?
T. J. Jesky
T. J. Jesky answered on Sep 22, 2018

Homeowner’s insurance might provide insurance coverage for these injuries. However, not all boat owners have boating insurance coverage through their homeowner’s policy. Your might or might not be able to file a claim against your own homeowner’s insurance for this type of injury. The next... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Insurance Defense and Personal Injury for Wisconsin on
Q: What to do after receiving personal injury summons for judgment of money, following car accident?

In February 2017, I was at - fault for a minor car accident with no damages, or visible/declared injuries. I exchanged personal & insurance information with other driver, but no police accident report filed. The other driver later filed a personal injury claim with my (then) insurance company.... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jun 29, 2017

You had insurance and this is what it is for. They will hire you an attorney. Fax and SEND THEM THE SUMMONS, phone them, keep a copy for yourself. DO NOT REPRESENT YOURSELF!

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