A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Your carrier acted very fast. In general nationwide, claimants do not usually get paid twice for the same claim - one insurance carrier or the other pays. It sounds like the two carriers are not aware of each...Read more »
Last april a man driving without a license, without insurance, in an truck he’d had for nearly a month without registering it properly turned left into oncoming traffic. He struck and killed a man and seriously injured a woman on a motorcycle. Even with prior charges in another state for driving... Read more »
I'm so very sorry for your loss. In rare circumstances, it is possible to seek damages from the state itself (e.g., police and others acting as its agents). This is called the public duty doctrine, and its application depends on the particular statutes/court cases of a particular state. Under...Read more »
A vehicle pulled out of a bar parking lot on the highway in front of another vehicle traveling 55 mph. After suddenly slamming on the brakes was not efficient enough to completely stop, The driver decided To pass the vehicle to avoid an accident. While successfully crossing the dotted line that... Read more »
A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Most attorneys would want to see available evidence before offering an opinion - police reports, video, eyewitness testimony, skid marks, points of impact on vehicles, etc. However, as a general rule applied in...Read more »
You can always sue for more but you may not collect on it. If you don't have any underinsured motorist coverage under your policy and the driver who is responsible for your injuries only has $25,000 of insurance, there's a good chance (there are a few exceptions to this in the event the...Read more »
Had an accident 2 years ago in which the other party was at fault. Their insurance company refused to pay but now will. I don't have possession of the car as it's long after but I do have estimates and pictures.
A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. As a general matter, they don't really care if you still have the car or not. It's likely that their property damage adjuster inspected the vehicle at the collision shop around the time of the accident. If...Read more »
people are backing out in front of me with i high degree of regularity if i hit the, i maintain my driving speed and don't swerve, if they don't get out of my way in time and i hit them, is it my fault?
A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. The GENERAL rule followed across the nation in virtually every state is that if you are on the main road, you usually have right of way over people backing into that road (barring factors such as speeding,...Read more »
If you have been sued and/or you have been sent correspondence/communication from the other driver or any other claimant, then immediately turn it over to your insurance company for handling. As part of your insurance contract, the insurance company will provide a lawyer to represent you if you are...Read more »
To get into the other lane but a few seconds late I hear tires screen and see a motocycle sideway on the road with no driver on it. I pull of the road and call 911 but see some cops who can help and follow them back to the scene to give a statement . I eventually found out that the driver that fell... Read more »
A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week and time is of the essence in your matter. By this point, it's possible the police report might have materialized. You could consult with a local attorney to go over the facts of the accident, possibly with the...Read more »
A Missouri attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for a week and you probably need to line someone up without further delay. Go to the tab above (Find-a-Lawyer) and search for lawyers in or near the county where the court you're appearing is located. Or search independently...Read more »
A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. If you were injured and want to discuss your rights, you could try to arrange a free initial consultation with a Missouri personal injury attorney. Only a Missouri attorney could advise on state law regarding...Read more »
the other guy crosses center line hits someone head on while they are in a work vehicle on the job all caught on trucks camera. Would worker have to hire his own attorney to sue the other guys insurance for himself or would his employer fight for a settlement on behalf of their employee?
There are two lines of rocks in this alley behind store one extends more than length of store but opposite the building, the other is about three or four of them against the back wall of the store. Now usually these rocks have remained in position; ive never seen them moved. This time drove into... Read more »
A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week. There wasn't a question, but I think you might be wondering if you can bring a claim. Based on the description, it sounds like it would be difficult. When you say "pumps," that suggests gas pumps, which...Read more »
Some minor injuries. Since I am diabetic, I went ahead and went to the eye doctor for my black eye and the doctor for my sore arm. His insurance is wanting to settle for $3,500 and $10,000 medical coverage for 180 days. Should I settle with this? It doesn't like that should be all. Please... Read more »
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...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... 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 »
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