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Q: A driver ran a red light and hit my daughter. Citation given to other driver. Can insurance try Comparative fault?

Daughter had green light. Slammed on her breaks as she saw him entering into the intersection. Insurance is trying comparative fault since she 'saw him' even though she tried to stop but couldn't entirely before he hit her. Witness said he was speeding but he wasn't cited for... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Mar 9, 2023

An Iowa attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I hope everyone involved is okay. They could try, but their witness already concedes that he went through a red light. Good luck

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Q: If a driver of a vehicle has a suspended license and hits someone riding a bicycle, wouldn't she be at fault automatical

Wouldn't she be at fault for driving on a suspended license

Erik Luthens
Erik Luthens
answered on Feb 24, 2020

Operating a motor vehicle with having a suspended license does not create a liability per se situation.

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Q: incurance claim lawyer in des moines do I have to sign my rights away to open access to all personal info on a claim
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jan 19, 2020

Insurance claims can involve the disclosure of considerable personal information, such as dates of birth, health history, employment information, and more, depending on the nature of the claim and damages sought. An attorney does not request this information for their pleasure or curiosity;... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability, Car Accidents, Insurance Bad Faith and Insurance Defense for Iowa on
Q: Tire shop repair caused me to lose my entire wheel on the freeway, now they won't give me their insurance info.

I got my tire replaced at a tire shop. They took the whole wheel off and replaced the tire and then put the wheel back on. The first time that I was driving it was on the highway and I heard some vibrations and a few seconds later my tire flew off, the rotor hit the road, caused sparks, my car was... View More

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jun 13, 2017

Call a member of the Iowa Assn for Justice--they give free consults. You may have to handle this yourself as you weren't injured. You need any bolts that sheared, the tire and rim that went etc.

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