Michigan is a No-Fault state. This means that all drivers are required to purchase insurance on their vehicles and that if there is an accident, regardless of who is at fault, each driver's insurance pays to cover their own medical bills, lost wages and damage to their own vehicle. The...Read more »
The question is not altogether clear to me, but it sounds like the insurance payment is property of your grandmother's estate, and that a probate case needs to be commenced in order to deal with the payment. An attorney with the whole picture will be able to guide you through the probate...Read more »
I hit a building and it's my fault (negligent in parking lot, no drugs or alcohol involved). Can my insurance company deny the building owner's claim? Can the building owner (or their insurance company) sue me for damages?
The answer is "yes" to both your questions. Although I'm not sure why the insurance company would deny a valid claim unless they were denying coverage for any number of reasons found in your contract with them. In which case the building owner could certainly sue you personally.
I was in a car accident a couple of weeks ago. We were at a stop waiting for traffic to clear to turn left when the car behind us did not stop and went right into us. It was a hit and run, but they were caught. Both cars were totaled. I was the passenger in the car, and have been going to a... Read more »
This is a perfect example why non-lawyers should never agree to do anything important when offered by a complete stranger--over the telephone? Really? There may still be time for you to extract yourself from the clutches of this uncaring insurance company--if you call a lawyer and ask for help. Do...Read more »
My roommates and I recently had a kitchen fire in the apartment due to turning on the wrong burner. The lessor replaced the appliances, brought in a cleaning crew, and then billed us! We were not given any chance to hire/buy anything ourselves. Are we liable for the bill? Note, it does NOT state... Read more »
I would look more closely at the lease. You may be responsible to return the property undamaged at the conclusion of the lease. That clause, I suspect, imposes liability on you. Sorry to not have a favorable answer. Were the fire to have been the fault of the equipment supplied by the landlord,...Read more »
My fiancee's grandmother quit claim deeded her home to myself, my fiance, and herself, and passed a week later. The insurance policy was in her name which they were notified of her death. Our home burnt down 8 months after she passed. She had no will and no estate, insurance adjuster says that... Read more »
This may or may not actually be required depending on how the deed was written and recorded (was it done by an attorney or did someone go on the internet and ineffectively 'try' to do this on their own?) HOWEVER, if indeed you do need to open an estate, you need to petition the Probate...Read more »
Also she changed me from beneficiary 10 days before his death and put her. He had dementia and died from neglect. Now we will have to go to court for this small amount. Do I need a lawyer or should I be confident enough on my own to save me money. I'm a struggling mother and don't have much money.
my deductible is 1000.00 i reported the accident and another dent on the same day to my ins carrier,they wrote it up as 2 claims. i didnt know it would be 2 claims,now they wont pay because each claims are under my deductible of 1000.00. they did not explain that to me,that it would be 2 different... Read more »
Sounds like the occurrences were difference. Check your policy.
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...Read more »
The pedestrian negligently caused the accident and the insurance company paid for damages? Of course it could sue.
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