My husband was going about 35mph on i94 when he lost control and hit another car in our first big winter storm. The police showed up on scene and questioned the other driver and then came to my husband and gave him a ticket for the accident which appears to be marked as a misdemeanor. No one was... Read more »
Speed Too Fast for Conditions is a Civil Infraction, not a Misdemeanor. If the officer marked the misdemeanor box, it's a mistake. That's not enough to get out of the ticket, but it might give a little leverage in negotiating some kind of deal on the charge. Just to make sure it is a...Read more »
Not knowing what it was for, hard to say. For starters be neat in appearance. Slacks, collared shirt, haircut if a man, no facial jewlery, no major tats showing, no hoodie saying "yes sir " and "yes m'am" are good starts.
Why not consult someone who handles tickets in that county?
As the vehicle's registered owner, you (and your insurance if you had any at the time) are responsible. Did you, or are you willing to, file a police report stating that your husband took your car without permission? That's about the only way you'll be off the hook here.
The other Driver was driving a company vehicle with a suspended license. He was arrested at the scene. I am on my way to urgent care to have them look me over for injuries. I would like to know my legal rights regarding suing the company in which the driver works for.
Contact a member of the Michigan Assn for Justice for the county where the crash happened. They give free consults. Do not give any statement to any company, even yours--tell them you aren't feeling good. Call the lawyer.
I was driving home from the grocery store with my six month old. It was during rush hour and it was heavy traffic I guess he didn't see me while he was trying to cut through traffic.I was out of work because I just had a baby in February I couldn't afford car insurance. I go back to work... Read more »
You should seek the advice of one of the many law firms that specialize in auto accident recovery. But because you didn't have insurance, you wouldn't be able to recover anything under Mini-tort, and would likely be out of luck on recovering anything for damages to your car.
Does this mean I no longer can file another lawsuit for economic damages? I was not advised of the differences and now I'm coming to the end of my 3 years on no fault benefits PIP at least my wage loss and replacement services and soon this will stop. So now I will not be able to perform or... Read more »
Typically, when there is a settlement, there is a general release signed which ends up releasing the at-fault driver and insurance company from any further liability. You may want to consult with an attorney in your area to see if you truly waived all of your legal rights. Good luck.
If you have not already, you need to make a claim with your own insurance company. Some policies will pay for a rental car while your vehicle is being repaired. Also, if you sustained injuries, you can make a claim against the at-fault driver to recover compensation for those injuries.
I was the driver. I was uninsured. The person suing was my passenger. Will my giving the deposition possibly cause me to be sued & held financially responsible? At this point the claim is to MICHIGAN ASSIGNED CLAIMS PLAN.
It is a little unclear what your question is. A Subpoena is a Court Order for you to appear for the deposition. If you fail to do so, the person that issued the subpoena can ask the Court to schedule a Show Cause hearing wherein you would have to explain why you should not be held in contempt of...Read more »
Cop used injury code stating "Any suspected minor injury that is evident to others at the scene" rather than "Any possible injury that is reported or claimed". The person in the accident had no bruises or evidence of any injury. Could this harm my case in the future and should... Read more »
Not when filing but yes it's a limit. Contact a member of the Michigan Assn for Justice--they give Free consultations. If you look at your policy you have selected a certain amount. The other person also has an amount they set.
However in most states the filing amount is either a...Read more »
I am fostering a dog. I have had it longer than the owner and it is at the vet under my name. She comes from a home with small children and she can be snappy at times. The reason why I am fostering her is because the owner at the time could not support her. I worry about her health and safety with... Read more »
Not sure about "loss of use" bill. That sounds like a cockamamie overreach by car rental companies. Turn it over to your insurance and let them handle it. If it's hit and run their coverage should kick in as it had nothing to do with you (I assume you reported it to the police). If...Read more »
We happened to do this with a fence in our yard, enterprise didn't ask many question when we first picked it up cause dealer was footing the bill(so they declined insurance). Told dealer what happened and they said if Enterprise was okay with it, the dealer would fix the dent/scratch (because... Read more »
Don't overthink it. Enterprise local may be obligated by enterprise central to use their shop. yes, they are pigs but you can always get estimates to refute them --so maybe get a couple. You are on the hook but on the hook doesn't mean open season.
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