It gives me an address in Chicago where the accident happened, but I’ve never been to Chicago, nor have my vehicles. They want me to call them with my insurance or forward the letter to them. What do I do?
answered on Feb 15, 2023
Much more information would be needed to properly answer your question such as was the accident a covered event under your insurance, Did someone drive your car to Chicago, Was your car stolen etc. Speak with a lawyer or if you have insurance for this event your insurance company. I suggest a... Read more »
After I went to court and other parties didn't attend 3x I was told by public defender to pay fines which I did. Now 3 years later I have to attend court for the additional 2 .tickets that were not in system.Can the town do this?
answered on Nov 26, 2022
They may or may not be able to do this, an attorney would need to ask you and the court a lot of question starting with ,one like were the tickets issued and served on you, the reason why they were not in the system, were the tickets sent to another court thus a double jeopardy problem. That... Read more »
if you receive a warning in new jersey for failing to stop for a pedestrian in a marked crosswalk will that increase your auto insurance rates. Not a ticket but a warning. I have a camera in my car and the video shows nothing except a cop waving to turn left. Can I contest this ?
answered on Nov 17, 2022
A ticket filed in the municipal court is required before direct and collateral consequences become an issue. If a police officer gives only a warning, then the court, motor vehicle commission, and insurance company should not find out about the encounter.
The police came back the next night accusing me of making false report because apparently my ex boyfriend was driving the car and had gotten into an accident. I allow him to use my car when he needs it but in this particular day I did not know that he had the car as I thought he was out of state.... Read more »
answered on Oct 11, 2022
This sounds important. But it is difficult to answer this question online because more information is necessary. If it is as important to you as it sounds, then you will want to contact a private attorney to discuss this in more detail.
Hello, I was in a traffic accident approximately 1yr and 5 months ago where I rear ended a motorvehicle. My vehicle (Sedan) was totaled the other vehicle (SUV) had some had rear end damage. After flagging down an Officer they completed their investigations and towed my car. I received the tow... Read more »
answered on Sep 19, 2022
You can't still receive a ticket as you would be past the statute of limitations, but it sounds like you may already have had one. I would hire an attorney to research this and see if any tickets arose out of the situation to make sure you don't have a warrant for your arrest for not... Read more »
I own a car rental company in NJ, One of my customers was hit and it was deemed the other drivers fault.
The insurance company is having me sign a waiver that I will not sue the driver after I get the 10k even though to make me whole, it would be the value of the vehicle 19k, tow and... Read more »
answered on Aug 11, 2022
A lawyer would need to ask you several questions to properly answer this question starting with do you have an under or uninsured insurance to cover loss, does your contract speak to an accident and does it include recovery of attorneys fees etc. Although it may cost a few dollars to speak with a... Read more »
answered on Jul 7, 2022
The answer depends on a number of factors, some of which are:
What is your tort threshold on your auto policy, i.e. your right to sue for pain and suffering,
Have you had a MRI since this accident and any before the accident and what do they demonstrate,
What is the nature... Read more »
In November 2019, I was 15 (I’m 18 now) and was behind the passengers side of a Lyft driver. Is was around 3am and we got hit by a drunk driver on the highway. I watched my Lyft driver die and that was the last thing I remember. I woke in the hospital with a scraped knee, a broken rib and a... Read more »
answered on Jun 29, 2022
Whether you are entitled is only half of the battle. Your statute of limitations is running out quickly. Normally it is 2 years but becuase you were a minor, it was suspended. You need to contact counsel asap.
That was behind me didn't realize I was turning and drove into the median and hit me on my turn is he responsible or we both are because maybe I shouldn't have turned there?
answered on Jun 21, 2022
Unfortunately, it appears, the law would consider you at fault for the accident as from your description it appears you were making a left turn into on coming traffic and therefore you must yield to oncoming traffic. But an attorney would need to see the accident report before making this decision.
The county (employer) disciplined the employee. It’s not his first accident. The county denied intent to legally represent and/or indemnify.
answered on Jun 14, 2022
I believe the employee, if accident occurred while in his employment, would be entitled to coverage from the county. I recommend filing a title 59 notice if you are the Plaintiff. The time for this to be done is short, so speak with counsel.
My friend got into a bad car accident while intoxicated. She had a burned, bloody face and expressed her arm was in pain (hospital confirmed it was broken the following day). Upon arrival the police asked if she wanted to go to the ER, but due to being drunk and in shock she declined. They... Read more »
answered on Apr 13, 2022
Due to injuries her field tests may have been compromised. She denied injuries and opportunity to go to hospital. So SFST argument is hard to hold against cops since they did not know. However with a medical expert the accident can be a factor for concussion mobility and other reasons. In many... Read more »
answered on Mar 31, 2022
This is actually an interesting issue. What was the intentional act? Police can say you intended to operate the vehicle in a sleepy state, unless you are a narcoleptic. If the sleep suddenly and without warning came upon you (bit into a magic apple perhaps) then you may have an argument that you... Read more »
My mom had a lawyer who was a friend of her friends, she hired him to file a few suits pertaining to personal injury and malpractice. He never filed the suits and now offered her a check for $15,000 along with a letter stating if she cashes the check it releases him from the fault of not processing... Read more »
answered on Mar 20, 2022
#1, it is unethical for a lawyer who blows a statute to try to settle with you without you being informed of your right to counsel and you obtaining an attorney. I strongly urge you not to accept any offer and cash the attorney's check without speaking with a personal injury lawyer who is... Read more »
answered on Mar 13, 2022
If you were asleep it could be a defense if you never woke up. But much more information would need to be known to determine if the defense could work for you. I suggest you set up a consultation with a good criminal lawyer.
Insurance coverage lapsed but consumer only knew that when they tried to report an accident.
answered on Feb 17, 2022
The short answer is yes they must cancel the policy according to state and federal law requirements for notice.
In 2020, my therapy was paused due to covid. However, I finished a month or two later. Also, I didn't have money to opt for surgery. Now 2 years later, a chiropractor I sending me back.
answered on Feb 15, 2022
Many more facts would need to be known before advising you of a strategy. For example, what type of accident were you involved in, who was paying your bills up to the point of Covid. who are the parties, who recommended surgery and when, has a lawsuit been filed, etc.?
If you have any... Read more »
I was recently just on a zoom meeting for a court case dealing with my reckless driving. And during the court case there a bunch of other people on the meet with their own cases. And one if the men showed himself going to the bathroom on camera and his private parts were showing. I am also 17 years... Read more »
answered on Jan 10, 2022
If you saw it the court probably saw it and will probably take care of the matter for you by reporting it to the police.
answered on Nov 19, 2021
Not always. It really depends on what the salvage value is and what they get for it. Read the fine print of anything they give you as it should explain what you may be liable for once you give them title. Make sure to get your plates back
I got my license a month before the accident. I bumped the parked car while trying to park but I only noticed the fog light came off but my car had no damage because I did not hit the car hard. I was scared and panicked because I didn’t know what to do in that situation and no one was around so I... Read more »
answered on Sep 8, 2021
If you have been charged with leaving the scene of an accident, which sounds like you have. I suggest that you immediately set up one of the free in office consultations that most of us criminal/traffic ticket lawyers offer. You will be facing up to 30 days in jail, loss of your license for 6... Read more »
I was hit by a Mack truck I was a backseat passenger in vehicle it was a hit and run if the driver has insurance. Who do i sue how long does the process take to get a lawsuit
answered on Aug 13, 2021
I'm sorry for your accident. I hope you're okay. From your description, it sounds like the vehicle that hit you may have been identified - and without more details, it sounds like that would be the primary defendant. In terms of how long the process takes, it could depend on details not... Read more »
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