My friend and I were driving down the road and a car turns in front of us when we had a green light I evaded her and got through the intersection but my friend hit her. I was not hit but the driver of the car turning is claiming that she couldn’t clear the intersection because I was blocking her... Read more »
It depends on the credibility of witnesses here. Usually it's the testimony of one motorist against the other, but you mention what appears to be another/other witness(s). If they are convincing, a jury could persuaded by their testimony. You don't know until your attorney reviews the strength of...Read more »
The accident was considered my fault because I didn’t safely switch lanes, but I checked repeatedly & it was safe. The guy had road rage & didn’t want me to switch lanes to get in front of him & he sped up & went into the shoulder of the road to try to pass me on the left. His truck knocked my... Read more »
You have to go to Court to protect yourself is the short answer. Get a copy of the police report. Maybe both of you were cited. As the person switching lanes you have a duty not to switch until it is safe to do so. If you were hurt contact a member of the Missouri Assn for Justice/Trial Lawyers...Read more »
I let the investigating officer know that the driver had no insurance, and provided my sons insurance info to them. The prosecutor says there is nothing in the reports about her having no insurance. Now, the prosecutor is saying the statute of limitations has passed, and she will not get a ticket.... Read more »
I'm so sorry for the loss of your son, and for your question remaining open for four weeks. At this point, maybe you could contact an attorney or investigator in Missouri to retrieve the file and review it. With sympathy, good luck
I was in an accident that was the other party's fault and my was totaled. The accident occurred two weeks after I purchased the vehicle. I had a loan out on the vehicle and I didn't have the title yet. I was told by the other party's insurance that they did not need my assistance and that they... Read more »
in most states the taxes are part of the property damage settlement. If they are at fault and car is totaled, chances are it was a big hit and you were hurt. The other side isn't caring for you. Contact a member of the Mo. Assn for Justice for the county where it happened. They give free consults.
The individual that is at fault for an accident did not have enough insurance (underinsured). This person is not listed as the owner of the vehicle, his wife is, and she is not included on the insurance policy. Can she be sued as the owner? Also, the driver was driving on a suspended license, which... Read more »
The officer I was on my way cop told steves towing I was on my way get the car officer said the tow truck driver rushed get my car on the truck to where I had pay 600 for them to drop it and they was told don't load my car up my insurance doesn't use steves towing now steve that owns the tow truck... Read more »
I saw an accident involving my son and another driver. Although they were within 6 ft of each other and I look nothing like my son, to prevent my son from serious consequences I told the other driver I was behind the wheel. To top that I told the other driver after giving my information that he... Read more »
Well,you have a defense to the claim and I would strongly urge you to contact an attorney who can hopefully work it so your son has coverage, you do the right thing and reset the bad example you set your kid. Unlikely you will be charged but hopefully the attorney can make sure you aren't or if...Read more »
I was accused of driving in a careless and imprudent manner involving an accident. The damage done to each car was very minor. Why was I issued a court date instead of just a fine? How should I plead? What should I expect in the court room? How much should the fine be? Thank you.
your state gives court dates. Look up the fine and possible points. If it's points,you may want to think of having a lawyer. You won't go to jail. Probably if you have some type of provisional license that may be at issue.
I submitted a GAP claim after my vehicle was deemed a total loss and insurance paid out the fair market value for the car. The GAP insurance company is trying to deny the claim as the vehicle was being driven for a transportation network company, citing their exclusion for commercial use. I never... Read more »
Yes. You also want to note that your crash was in the course and scope of normal driving. In other words, it wasn't something about your job that caused you to drive on some back road that caused the wreck.
It's too bad that the officer didn't do a thorough job, but I'm not sure what you want to do about it. If the officer had cited the other driver for lack of financial responsibility, the other driver still wouldn't have insurance. You could sue the other driver if you believe a judgment would be...Read more »
I got into a car accident yesterday and they are telling me it’s my fault that I opened my door to get out when I looked back the lady wasn’t even close to my door I opened my door almost out of my car and had to jump back into my car because she ended up taking my door with her car basically... Read more »
A lot depends on where you were etc. If you had time to get out it's on her--she would see door open, feet on the ground., even before you stand up. If you were in the car and swung the door open--that's different.
See if there is a business at the point where you parked that might have a...Read more »
My father in law was killed by a school bus. My mother in law is suing them on behalf of the family (my husband's grandmother, my husband, and herself) and has told my husband since the beginning that his part of the settlement will be 1/3rd. Recently, she found out that the settlement will be much... Read more »
The other driver ran a red light, claims my boyfriend did, my boyfriend doesn’t have collision coverage and the other party’s insurance (Geico) states they have no independent evidence to show who is at fault so they can’t do anything. The police report is also nonconclusive to who’s at fault.
Got in an accident went off the road hit a pole no property damage pole was fine. Responding officer gave me a ticket for failure to stay in lane-accident. Do I need a lawyer or just go to the court date estimated cost for ticket?
If you pay the fine, that means you are pleading guilty to "Failure to Maintain a Single Lane," which is a moving violation, and points will be added to your driving record. If you accumulate too many points, your license will be suspended. If you hire a traffic law attorney to represent you, they...Read more »
If you plead guilty to Driving While Suspended or Revoked, 12 points will be added to your Missouri driving record and your license will be revoked for 1 year, plus you will have to pay a fine. You can hire a traffic law attorney to get your 12-point Driving While Suspended/Revoked ticket reduced...Read more »
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