Its a great question but the law would most likely not support this concept. It is a reach that a car accident could be the cause of someone getting hook on pain medication. It could be argued that the doctor that prescribes the medication may have given out too much or the wrong dose, but its not...Read more »
My vehicle was just declared totaled. I believe I will owe an additional $6k to pay off my loan after the insurance company gives me cash value, and I do not have gap insurance. Can I go after the bus company for the remainder of my loan, considering I was not at fault?
The person who was driving the car is first and foremost responsible for the accident, and because of the age of the driver, if found at fault, will have liability issues and reinstatement issues of license if not reported to the police, and most likely will be required, prior to driving again, to...Read more »
We live in a comparative fault state. As long as you are less than 50% at fault you can receive compensation for injuries. If you are more than 50% you cannot receive compensation. The amount you received from a jury will be reduced by the amount of the compensation award. So if you receive...Read more »
I rear ended someone and totalled both the vehicle I was driving and the vehicle I hit. My boss brought me to the hospital and wanted to run it through my insurance, however when I explained what happened the nurse did it through workers comp. I got the impression that my boss didn't like this. I'm... Read more »
Speak with a member of the NH Assn for Justice who handles comp claims--they give free consults. Generally, you can be terminated for any reason--reasons go to whether you can collect unemployment. You want to avoid giving statements until you have spoken with the attorney.
Not sure if you ever received an answer to your query, but kep in mind, many people do not immediately experience pain form an accident, sometimes it does take weeks or even months to realize the accident may have caused you the pain you are now feeling. If you do feel any pain, its best o go to...Read more »
Makes sense to involve them as soon as possible--however if you were hurt, contact a member of the NH Assn for Justice first--they give free consults and that way you can make sure you know your rights.
Your daughter might if she gave the keys. However the problem you may have is they probably didn't intend to steal it--just to take it without permission, which is likely a misdemeanor. I would argue the driver is repsonsible at least for herbills, possibly your daughters. If drivers parents have...Read more »
"Just so you understand stiffing me with this wreck is not gonna be good for you...... if I send it to the state as you not taking financial responsibility you will loose your liscence and registration until you take care of it. The bill is growing daily so you need to take care of this now" I... Read more »
most take the title; this person didn't chose to. Depending on the year, condition why should they? It's on you to pay and they are correct--storage fees usually run $30 /day! I assume you don't have insurance. So find out what they suggest--talk to them, don't ignore it.
If the dog is running free unlikely--the only circumstance would be if neutral witnesses say the dog lay down in the middle of the road and the driver, slowly and purposefully, ran over him. Even then the claim for the dog is the market value of a dog of that age. There is no recovery for any...Read more »
Car was using directional and moving slow when truck passed in oncoming traffic lane, left lane. Car turning hit the truck and owner of truck is threatening law suit if driver of the car doesn't give him money. Driver of truck refuses to give written estimate and photos of damage. Neither driver... Read more »
A lot depends on the lanes, who hit who were and in relation to what lane etc.
If he had a right to be in the left lane, and you are the turning vehicle, it's your obligation to be aware not just of what's going on to your left but what's going on in the traffic coming your way before you...Read more »
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