Kentucky is a comparative fault state. This site is for general questions only. To answer your question, yes it is possible. If the pedestrian was some percentage at fault in causing the result such as if for example he failed to yield the right of way to a vehicle or crossed the street on red...Read more »
I am from out of state I was driving in the right lane going the speed limit, I didn't see the officer on the side of the road until it was almost too late to react, I had crossed over the fog line because I panicked and slammed on my break I ended up slowing down to about 55-60mph by the time... Read more »
The answer is more complicated than it may seem. If you accident is in KY, and you have not rejected the provisions of Kentucky's Motor Vehicle Reparations Act ("MVRA"), then you usually have two years from the crash or two years from the date of the last PIP payment under the MVRA....Read more »
A woman backed into my daughter's parked car. When her insurance pays on the claim, do we have to fix the damage with that money, or can we pocket the money instead? The car is paid off and the damage is minor to the rear bumper.
You may try to negotiate its the garnishee. At some point, you had to have been served with the complaint o thy couldn’t have gotten a judgment against you, which is a prerequisite for a garnishment. You may be eligible to file a chapter 7 or 13. Consult a local bankruptcy attorney who can...Read more »
my question revolves around a little back story. I had dropped my wife off at the hospital to have a DNC, (miscarriage surgery). I then had to take our son to swim lesson where I met his grandmother to take over his care. I had plenty of time to return to hospital prior to her surgery, but due... Read more »
My 9 year old son and I were in a car accident Monday. The other driver was at fault; he crossed the center line and hit us head-on. I got a bloody nose from the airbag and bruise on my shoulder from the seatbelt. My son got a burn/scrape on his neck from the seatbelt. We went to the doctor the... Read more »
The truck loss will be handled separately. You should receive the fair market value for your truck close to Kelley’s Or NADA book value. You should also be reimbursed fully for your medical expenses. Unfortunately, soft tissue injuries are very hard to quantify and even harder to get...Read more »
How can I be held responsible when the evidence clearly shows? I had to look for my truck, eventually a friend called me an told me who had towed my truck an where it was at. It has really put me an my family in a hard spot being our only form of transportation. It eventually lead to me losing my... Read more »
Contact the investigating officer, explain your situation, and see if he will release it. He may since you are innocent and pictures of the damage will suffice as evidence. If he won’t release it, hire a lawyer to get it back for you. The judge can order it released to you.
But when she spoke with the adjuster he refused to listen to either of us. I don't have insurance on the car because its for sale and I drive different car. A pipe broke and wood shelves collapsed on my car. The agent said if your mom was negligent we might pay. The same pipe broke 2 months... Read more »
My original orthopedic surgeon retired and my attorney and myself have tirelessly tried to contact my previous employers workers comp to arrange payment for a new care taker, but they never return any of our calls. My last visit to orthopedic surgeon was February of 2014. I have seen other doctors... Read more »
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