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1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith, Insurance Defense and Traffic Tickets for Minnesota on
Q: Pulled over for speeding. Written a ticket for no insurance. Showed him my insurance. Told to send it in and fight it.

The officer took my ID and returned to his car while I looked up my insurance info. He returned with a ticket for speeding and no proof of insurance. I showed him proof of insurance. He said he couldn't remove the ticket because it would be more work and I needed to send the proof in.... Read more »

Jonathan Matthew Holson
Jonathan Matthew Holson
answered on Apr 7, 2022

No, it does not de-legitimize the speeding ticket. The two issues are completely unrelated. There may be a legal issue with the speeding ticket, but this is not that issue.

1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith for Minnesota on
Q: What court forms or proceedings do I need to take when suing my insurance?

the company is out of Wisconsin. I live in Minnesota. I want to sue for bad faith

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Mar 8, 2022

These matters can be fact-intensive, and they can involve a course of conduct spanning a substantial period of time. Bad faith could materialize from many different courses of conduct. The cases can be more complex than more straightforward cases, such as collection actions, where a boilerplate... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith, Insurance Defense and Traffic Tickets for Minnesota on
Q: How much is seen by insurances on speeding ticket? For example, are officer comments seen/looked at?

A few months back I was pulled over for speeding. The officer asked if I had been drinking and I told him that I had a few drinks earlier in the night. I performed some Field Sobriety Tests and was asked to use a breathalyzer. The breathalyzer showed a blood alcohol content of .079. Being that the... Read more »

Jonathan Matthew Holson
Jonathan Matthew Holson
answered on Oct 17, 2021

The ticket is public information and the insurance company can certainly access it if they want to. The bigger question is whether the company will seek it out.

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1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Insurance Bad Faith for Minnesota on
Q: When a person appoints a power of attorney and he passes away, does that power of attorney end? I am from Minnesota.
Nina Whitehurst
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Nina Whitehurst
answered on Aug 30, 2021

A power of attorney ends when the principal dies. It also ends when the agent dies, unless there was a successor agent named, in which case it continues in favor of the successor agent.

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Q: receive no insurance ticket in Minnesota, on probation for dui currently should I fight it?
William Bailey
William Bailey
answered on Feb 1, 2020

A common condition of probation for a DWI is that you not have any driver’s license or insurance violations. This ticket could result in a probation violation. I recommend having an attorney assist you to minimize the consequences of this ticket.

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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Insurance Bad Faith for Minnesota on
Q: Ok I was in a car accident where the other driver was issued a careless driving ticket and police report says I wasn't a

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

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Dec 14, 2018

They'd better. However if you were hurt you may have a claim for your injuries that should have been made part of the case.

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Q: y wife has a whole life life insurance policy which we only just found out about.

y wife has a whole life life insurance policy which we only just found out about. Her mother who passed away in 2006 took it out in 1996. Her mother took out a loan whist my wife was still a minor 3 years before she passed away. My wife didnt know about this. Does she owe it?

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki
answered on Jul 14, 2015

The question is not clear. I'm not sure if you mean "owe" or "own". Start by checking the status with the insurance company. You can talk to an insurance agent or insurance lawyer for advice.

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