Joseph Kelly Levasseur's answer 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 foreseeable that the driver that caused the accident would be at fault for this happening. I do like the argument though.
Joseph Kelly Levasseur's answer 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 get an SR-22 from DMV, which is very expensive. Under the facts of this case both parents could be responsible for the other persons damages. mother should have known child was driving car without...
Joseph Kelly Levasseur's answer 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 10,000.00 and are found 25% at fault the award would be reduced by 25% of the jury award. You really should hire an attorney.
Peter Munsing's answer 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.
Joseph Kelly Levasseur's answer 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 see your doctor or emergency room to have it looked at and to make sure someone can determine the underlying cause, and to also determine if the accident is the case. It's best to notify the other party...
Peter Munsing's answer 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.
Peter Munsing's answer 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 insurance you can try claiming on that.
Peter Munsing's answer 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.
It ws the 8th so that's another $380 or more in fees. You must do something,
Sorry to give you this on Christmas,but it's free so you at least got the gift of counsel.
Peter Munsing's answer 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 mental anguish etc--though it's possible NH is on this issue way out there ahead of the other states.To be sure get a consult from a local atorney.
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 turn left. When in doubt it tends to be on you.Only pay him if you have no injuries, your deductible is more than what he wants from you, and you know he is the owner, and he signs a full release...
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