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Q: I was taken into custody after wrecking my car. They gave me a breath test and took blood but did not arrest me.

I live in Kansas. Should I suspect future ramifications in the mail?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 6, 2017

Yes, as sometimes it take 5 weeks to get test results back. Suggest you contact an attorney who handles DUI's in the county where you will be charged.

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Q: My son has to go to court for not stopping at a stop sign he hit a car what will happen

He hit someone but no one was hurt and the ticket just says not stopping at a stop sign

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 6, 2017

If he is going into the service (for real not a "I think I might" ) then cop may move it down to a non-moving violation.

Otherwise, he gets points, his insurance will go up.

Possible a judge could drop it but there was a crash and the judge & cop will be concerned that...
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Q: Who's really at fault

I'm in the middle of the intersection to turn the opposing lane has 2 cars coming light turns yellow the inside lane car slows and stops for light the outside lane car is 4 car leights back I proceed to clear intersection the outside lane car clips me

Ray Choudhry
Ray Choudhry answered on May 2, 2017

Depends on the light at the moment he clipped you.

If it was red, he was to stop.

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Q: Bell subrogation claim against me in a accident that I was found not at fault

A year ago I was in an accident. It occurred at a intersection while the light was yellow. I was driving straight through the intersection and a lady turned left in front of me. We ended up going to court and the judge ruled both of us not at fault. I paid my ticket and that was that. Now I am... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jan 18, 2017

Anyone can say anything. If she turned left, unless it was on a turn arrow and you had the red, you have the right of way. If you were hurt contact a member of the Ks Assn for Justice--they give free consults.

You don't want to ignore a court summons even if you weren't at fault....
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Q: My car was parked on the side of a parking lot and was hit when a person backed into it. The insurance company claims I

am 20% at fault, which seems a little high as there was plenty of room for the vehicle to back up and not hit my car. Should I contest this amount?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Nov 11, 2016

You bet. Unfair insurance practice. They don't move, contact Attorney general's office and Insurance commissioners. Your car stopped. other car moving. Game over.

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Q: If an individual admits he backed into your vehicle, can his insurance company decide not to fix your car?

On Thanksgiving day, in the pouring rain, an individual put his truck in reverse and backed into my husband as he was leaving the JC Penny parking lot. When he realized what had happened, he admitted he backed into him because he did not see the vehicle, (saying it was small), provided my husband... Read more »

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Feb 4, 2016

Insurance companies don't treat unrepresented persons seriously. Talk to a lawyer.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific...
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Q: Can an insurance company decide not to fully pay to fix an individual's vehicle if their client admits he was at fault?

For instance, you are behind someone exiting a department store parking lot, the person in front of you puts their vehicle in reverse and backs into your vehicle, admits he backed into you because he says he couldn't see your vehicle, your car was so small, can the insurance company say they... Read more »

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Feb 4, 2016

Insurance companies don't treat unrepresented persons seriously. Talk to a lawyer.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific...
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Q: Left on a green car enters the intersection at the time the light turns red and hits me. Clearly hits me on red who bad.

Officer wrote me tickets and says the driver cleared the stop line prior to red. However, the stop line isn't visible in the video the light turns red just before the car comes into view and hits me after I went through three lanes and was actually completing the turn. Can't tell from the... Read more »

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Dec 28, 2015

In many states, the officer's opinion on fault isn't relevant in a civil injury lawsuit. A local lawyer can advise.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it...
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Q: Can I sue someone who wrecked my car
Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Nov 14, 2015

Yes, but better to talk to a lawyer first.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal...
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Q: My car was hit in a rental car parking lot while I was renting a car from the rental company.

They claim that because they posted a sign, which I did not see, that says they are not responsible for theft or damage to a vehicle in their lot they have no responsibility to do anything about the damage. Is this true in Johnson County, Overland Park Kansas?

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Nov 11, 2015

It is generally hard to disclaim negligence, but you'd have to prove negligence.Check with a local lawyer.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work...
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