Douglas Lee Bryan's answer My sincerely condolences for your loss. I believe that an autopsy only has to be performed if the death is under suspicious circumstances or if a crime is suspected which resulted in her death. Give me a call and I’ll be happy to discuss this with you further.
Peter N. Munsing's answer If you were hurt you may have an uninsured motorist claim against the other driver. Get estimates of cost to fix it and see an attorney who is a member of the La. Trial Lawyers for the Parish where it happened. They give free consults.
Peter N. Munsing's answer A lot depends on the "unauthorized" story. Did the owner tell the cops that? Did the owner press charges? Or did the owner leave the keys on the table and the driver--a kin of hers--grabbed the keys and left? You then get into some weird insurance issues on covering damage which then adds licence suspensions to the mix--though an argument can be made that the lack of coverage wasn't caused by anyone but by the policy.
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Douglas Lee Bryan's answer If the driver of the truck either didn't have insurance, or if his and/or his employer's insurance isn't sufficient, then the rental company's insurance may be responsible. A good personal injury attorney can help. Give me a call and I'll be happy to discuss this with you further.
Peter N. Munsing's answer You wouldn't but the minor may have a longer statute of limitations assuming it wasn't their fault. Why not contact a member of the La.Trial Lawyers Assoc? They give free consults.
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