Yes, but the first step is you need to file a no fault application with the insurance company for the car that hit your duaghter within 30 days of the accident. They are responsible for paying for her hospital and medical bills. You can find out the insurance company from the code on the police...Read more »
Not clear why they took the plates. You may have a claim but get the car out of storage before you get more charges. Then you have to file a claim under the NYState Tort Claims act with the police. However most statutes say YOU have to produce the insurance card, not a photo on a phone.
Rear-ended by an elderly driver who made no attempt to stop, and was clearly negligent. Luckily we were not physically hurt but the accident has placed a great deal of stress, impacting my husbands already inflated blood pressure. The at-fault insurance company has been difficult to work with and... Read more »
You could consult with attorneys in your area to explore if they would handle the matter on a basis that would be cost-effective for you. It sounds like the matter involves property damage only, which is good because no one was hurt, but that could make it more difficult to find representation....Read more »
In New York, if you exit a parked car, you are required to look behind before you open the door to ensure that no car is going to hit your door as it opens. However, the on-coming vehicle also has a duty to use care in passing parked cars, and not to ride closer to them than necessary. This...Read more »
If you have collision insurance, call your own insurer immediately and report it. If you don't, call the police and report it. If you can tell the police the exact time and location of the collision, perhaps the ride-share company can track down which driver was in the area at that time.
In general, a person who witnesses an accident does not have a legal obligation to remain at the scene. This is provided that they were not in any way involved in the accident. But outside of legal obligation, people may choose to remain at the scene to give police officers an account of what they...Read more »
i want to know if i got into a car accident and i cant work due to it (my hip hurts bad with medicine and my back is hurting real bad) the people from progressive gave me 500$ but ive been going to the doctors like they ask for months now and im still having pain what can i do ? im not able to... Read more »
Based on the facts here, it’s hard to tell if you entered into finalized settlement terms for the $500 you mention. Speaking with a personal injury lawyer would at least enable you to have your case assessed to determine what your options are, and learning about deadlines and statutes of...Read more »
As a general matter, a driver under such circumstances could be ticketed if the failure was determined to be attributed to a maintenance or safety-related issue. Truck air brake systems are complex and without more information, it isn’t possible to speculate the root cause of the failure (e.g. a...Read more »
If you "exaggerate", deliberately, that's lying. If you do it under oath at a deposition or at trial, it is perjury and is a crime. You could have problems with perjury or insurance fraud charges. But this is unlikely. The more direct result will be that you will get caught in a...Read more »
I was driving in the left lane and a guy drove into my lane n hit the rear passenger door of my car and broke his mirror, my car has no damage his is missing a mirror he will probably contact his insurance do i have to report it to mine since there is no damage to my car
she had a concussion and back injuries an abnormal EKG.she was release d the same day.she is still having medical issues.this was in seldan ny.she is paying out of pocket for medical testing she needs.Can she be helped in getting advice to help her ?
She gets medical from her car insurance; if no car, then if she lives with you your car insurance has medical coverage which should be paying her bills. She may have a claim against the PD--contact a member of the NYState Trial Lawyers Assn--they give free consults.
No lawyer - no matter how much they want your money - can tell you the likelihood of jail on a criminal case, with the exception of some especially serious felony charges that appear to be supported by strong evidence. So, for example, a lawyer could guarantee a high likelihood of jail time in the...Read more »
I was in an accident and was not following too closely, I just didnt realize how quickly the vehicle in front of me was stopping and didnt immediately slam on my brakes. This is my first moving violation and I got rear ended after this.
they were hit from behind as well, according to party that hit me; secondary driver left the scene. I don't have collision insurance and the insurance carrier of party that hit me(allstate) claim that they have no liability as they were hit from behind. I now have a car that no longer works... Read more »
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