You need to contact an attorney immediately. During your conversation with the attorney, you need to disclose all of the details re the accident, including whether the other person was at fault, did they have insurance, the nature of any injuries, etc.
Ask the police. Dog was in the road so it's largely on you. Duty to stop is to people, or damage to property over whatever Ms. sets as the bar. A dog is valued at the market value, not the intrinsic value to you. Note however if the dog did damage to the car the driver may counterclaim for...Read more »
Sheriffs vehicle pulled onto hwy in front of us, we were traveling approx 50 mph, and we hit him. I had xrays done at ER bc of leg pain & numbness in knee. Xrays showed no breaks but dr took note of those injuries plus a knot on my back but said I was prob just severely bruised. However after 4... Read more »
From the facts presented, it looks as though your potential claim falls within the statute of limitations. The issue that you may have is overcoming the Mississippi Tort Claims Act, which shields municipalities and political subdivisions from claims under particular circumstances. As this is time...Read more »
Contact a member of the Miss. Assn for Justice--they give free consults. If you have collision run it through your company and they'll sort it out. If not get estimates, send copies to the driver and owner, state what is going on and if they don't take care of those issues you will ask...Read more »
You may have insurance on your vehicle which covers medical bills on a wreck regardless of who caused the wreck. This coverage is called medical payments coverage and typically is coverage in the amount of $1000 or $5000.
The money was part of an insurance settlement from an accident. Per the attorney, the money was owed to a health care provider but when I spoke with a representative from the insurance company, they stated there was no money owed to them. I asked the law office to send me a copy of the statement... Read more »
If the damage is due to their negligence then you would recover the amount of the damages at trial. Going through the trouble to get to trial is the issue. Call an attorney who practices in this area, if the damages are substantial or the driver has insurance there may be options an attorney would...Read more »
Truck driver turned into my lane causing me to have to drive off the road to avoid being hit by him. I went up a curve and hit a fire hydrant. The trucker then tried to leave the scene. I then had risk driving my damaged car to chase the trucker down to get any identifiable information on the... Read more »
Him forcing you off the road would result in a claim by the city that you'd have to get his insurance to pay. You have a claim for your injuries, the damage to your car. If there was a camera at the intersection see if there are images you can look at.
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 evaluate a legal problem without a...Read more »
The officer came to hospital took my info down and when I got police report he put me at fault!! How am I at fault when I went through a yellow light that was green. I'm pregnant now without work I don't know what to do. I'm dealing with more pain and I don't know if it's... Read more »
It is not clear whether you are asking about whether you can sue him in a civil action, are concerned about the traffic ticket, or both. You should make a claim with his insurance carrier for the damage to your car.
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