Mark Oakley's answer The language has to be in the policy. Demand that your insurance agent provide you with the exact provision that precludes your claim. In my experience, however, insured owners generally cannot recover for their own negligence under their policy, with collision coverage being the only insurance coverage offered to address that type of claim.
Joseph D. Allen's answer At this point, you should simply notify (in writing) the Condo Association and/or the contractor that you are unsatisfied with the work. If you do not get a reasonable response (reasonably promptly), you might then want to speak with an attorney about the facts and if you have a viable claim, and against whom. It is also possible your insurance would compensate you, and help deal with the responsible parties- but you should make a claim fairly quickly.
Yosef Kuperman's answer It sounds like you were an excluded operator on your family's policy. That means your family's policy on the car will not cover you. If you had another policy, (i.e. you also own a car and that car has insurance) then it may under some circumstances provide coverage. But that sounds unlikely.
It's possible that he's suing you because he needs to as part of an uninsured motorist claim. Uninsured motorist coverage protects him against being hurt by an uninsured driver. If his carrier is...
Eric Todd Kirk's answer This question is difficult to answer without context. A claim would be permanently closed if you signed a release, if your claim went to trial and no appeal was taken, or, if 3 years had elapsed without your filing a lawsuit from the date of personal injury. You also mentioned you need to find an attorney. If you are represented, of course you should direct all questions to him or her. If not, you need to consult immediately with a seasoned personal injury lawyer.
Paul D'Amore's answer Absolutely. You have a right to all communications between your lawyer and anyone else relevant to your case. While a telephone call should suffice, I suggest you send a letter or an email to your attorney making the request.
Thomas C. Valkenet's answer We struggle with this, too, in probate matters. It is a long process, since companies are bought, sold and go out of business. Is an Estate opened? Are you Personal Representative? And how do you know stepmother destroyed anything? So many questions.
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