I was in an accident due to a failure to yield left and they found me at fault for the accident. I was told by the officer in charge that I would be able to pay my citation and plead guilty for the charge, but now it says I have a mandatory court appearance. It is a misdemeanor for crim/traffic and... Read more »
If the officer checks the "property damage or injury" box on the citation, the court appearance becomes mandatory. That means failure to appear will result in an arrest warrant. A misdemeanor is a crime punishable by a maximum of 90 days jail, though jail is rare in cases like this....Read more »
See to my left because of the sun glaring in my eyes. So I proceeded with caution by letting my foot off the brake. I didn't even touch the gas peddle yet when the other car hit me. A witness said I ran the stop sign going over 30. That's a lie because I stopped for longer then required... Read more »
It’s unclear to me whether you are criminally charged or just dealing with the insurance aspect of this. The insurance company should not be contacting you directly, instead their insurance company should be discussing the matter with your insurance company. Ultimately, the decision of who to...Read more »
I borrowed my truck to a friend been trying to get It back for 4 days and his brother told me my truck was stolen from the person I borrowed it to. He won't talk to me know and police said they can't put it in as stolen since I borrowed it out to start with. What do I do to get it back or... Read more »
Consider: 1. Contact civil (not criminal) attorney about filing a lawsuit for the value of the vehicle, and-or its safe return. 2. Notify your car insurance company, about a claim for a loss (before initiating your own lawsuit). 3. Private investigator, asset-skip tracer. Discuss all options with...Read more »
Hello, I was involved in an accident in Minnesota, where the responding officer cited the accident as "No-Fault." I was going straight East-Bound, the other party was going West-Bound, turning South-Bound at an intersection. The light turned Yellow and we both collided with front end... Read more »
Contact a member of the Minn Assn for Justice for the county where it happened. You had the right of way. They should have waited for you. If you have collision run yours through your insurance. If you get sued notify your insurance immediately and let them cover it. If there was a camera at the...Read more »
The cops arrived after the other cars mother (who wasn't there nor involved in the accident) called them. We were driving slow since it had snowed earlier, then we hit ice and slowly slid into a car stopped at a stoplight. Tried honking to warn them but they panicked and didn't move. The... Read more »
You can try it. The point is you weren't able to stop, so some judges will take the position you should not have been driving at all if you couldn't stop. Now, if you had been able to stop all the way there and then suddenly there was a part you couldn't seem to stop on, a judge may...Read more »
I was heading home on a county road. The truck ahead of me went around a large combine. I checked and decided to pass as well. When i got by the combine, I looked in the rear view mirror and then looked forward. The guy that had passed in front of me had practically stopped to negotiate his turn... Read more »
I obviously let my neighbor know immediately and she is devastated. I am wondering if we should call the cops or if there is nothing they could/would do about it. I have seen the car before and know they live in the area. Is this a crime? Should I get the car's license plate number? Or is... Read more »
If you wish to discuss your case with an attorney, you could simply ask. However, in many firms, until a case is developed to the point of being prepared for depositions and other pre-trial activities, it is often paralegals who are most familiar with the file. Paralegals gather much of the initial...Read more »
A suggestion would be to inform the office respectfully that you’d like to speak directly to the attorney about a particular matter. Sure accommodations could be made. Every firm handles this differently. Good luck to you.
I wasnt at fault the police report says the other peoples insurance said they determined that we were both at fault. And wont pay. So I took the driver to small claims court and won my claim. Now does the insurance company pay the settlement I was awarded or what
I was driving very slowly but there was no stopping, the car kept sliding on slusshy snow and hit the pole holding the street names. The pole tilted a bit. Not realizing how much damage had happened to my car, I drove the one block to my house. Now, I can see the extent of the damage and it is... Read more »
You could call and check with police. Whether they want to respond directly may depend on the amount of damage to the sign pole. You may want to check with your insurance company to see if you have coverage, and whether they need a police report. They might not other than a hit & run hitting...Read more »
Not clear what you received a ticket for, if it is a no point may as well pay it, if it's a point violation or DUI you need to get with an attorney who handles tickets in the Court that will hear the case--plead not guilty, drop off the not guilty plea with any payment, get with an attorney....Read more »
The owner of a body shop told me the bed possibly could come loose and fall off. Could I be liable: If I were to sell the truck, after telling the buyer that the bed may be unsafe and therefore should be replaced - but the buyer never replaces it and the bed falls off several months later, causing... Read more »
You didn't complete writing your question. The officer is not required to read you your rights unless he/she is going to engage in custodial interrogation. Simply issuing you a ticket or taking you to the station does not require a reading of the Miranda rights. I don't know what you...Read more »
Yes, if he does not have an auto and therefore no insurance of his own, some auto policy and if none then a state Assigned Claims for autos would provide No-Fault Auto coverage. This is a bit complicated and you should contact an atty to help you.
Sounds like he is but I might be missing something. Like it was dark and your lights were out.If you were hurt, contact a member of the Mn Assn for Justice--they give free consults. Do not give recorded statements until then.
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