I had an accident five months ago. It wasn't big so I didn't report it. But now I am being sued by the other driver for $8000 in damages. Can I still get help from my insurance company? Its American transit insurance company ATIC. Do they provide free lawyer in this case?
Turn the lawsuit papers over to American Transit after making copies for your own records. Because of the time gap, you may be confronted with the argument that their rights to investigate the claim were prejudiced by the delay in reporting. Every carrier can be different in their tolerance for...View More
So my dilemma is I have a car accident reported on my car accident history last year. I have never been in an accident in my life. My mom got in an accident last may and i was in the car. She called me a week later and told me her insurance wanted to speak with me i explained the situation to them... View More
Some elements of the scenario are not fully clear, but from the brief facts, it does not look like a case of insurance fraud. Insurance fraud cases generally involve deliberate conduct with the intent to deceive the other party. This looks more like it could be an administrative or communications...View More
A dentist office accepts my current insurance. But make me pay full price, bills my insurance separately then sends me a check for less than 50% of what I payed when my insurance covers 80% of the total visit. They also only make some people who have the same insurance pay. So if you and I both had... View More
It could be difficult to speculate why a dental or medical office would apply different billing protocols. As a convenience to the patient, some offices do not bill patients but instead, have them complete paperwork enabling their billing staff or contractor to bill on patient's behalf. When...View More
I have a very large chest and as such I also suffer from crippling back pain. It has gotten to the point I can no longer function normally and cannot even get out of bed some days due to sciatica. I tried to get my insurance company to pay for a breast reduction and they denied me. In... View More
I'm sorry for your ordeal with the back pain. In terms of having a case on which to sue, a law firm could offer a more meaningful response after reviewing the file with the input of medical professionals. What you are really probably wondering is whether you could sue in a manner where a law...View More
My father's bank refuses to pay me by telling me that my father did not contributed the last months before his death without giving me any official paper or proof. My father contributed to this insurance for more than 30 years and it's a shame not to get any penny..
I'm sorry for your ordeal that makes a difficult situation even more painful. It appears you've already requested records. It's difficult to offer step-by-step instructions here, as the next step could possibly require litigating the claim, depending on the situation. Reach out to...View More
While it sounds unfair, the law requires drivers to know that the vehicle they are driving is properly registered and insured. You can argue that it was not your vehicle, but you may be held responsible for driving an unregistered and uninsured vehicle.
the other thing you have to watch for are "subrogation claims." Lets say it's a slip and fall. You settle. But your health insurance has a claim for the money they paid for your medical treatment. They can come after you! Likewise Medicare or any state assistance. So at least get the...View More
You won't be able to make the claim in small claims court in NY. The Defendant must reside, work or have a business address within the five western towns of Suffolk County. You'd have to bring the claim in county court, which will be considerably more expensive and may be cost...View More
When your insurance terminates (or lapses) the DMV automatically suspends/cancels your registration and plates, but not your driver's license. Reinstate your insurance (expect the rate to go up), renew your registration, get new plates, and take proof of all of that to court when you appear....View More
Geico says if she doesn’t pay, they will report her to the NY DMV where she will get fined and have her license revoked since her insurance was cancelled before she surrendered her plates. Her insurance was cancelled 10/2018, but her plates weren’t surrendered until 6/2019. She had called... View More
This is difficult problem to untangle. There are probably a few more pieces to the puzzle. For instance, was she insured in CA? I can't understand this from your question. Even if she pays the fine, her license would be suspended in NY for around 9 months. Then the questions becomes whether...View More
New York State: A number of discussions on traversing on frozen water exist. The DEC discusses safety issues for recreation users like anglers. The Parks and Recreation statutes discuss the use of snowmobiles. The NYS Snowmobile association discusses training, risks, and safety measures that a... View More
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I'm not hearing any specific facts in your situation. As a general rule a person chosing their route is responsible for it's safety. Unless there is a need to go across frozen water they would be harmed. Look at...View More
Going back several years, three I believe. This was the winter when buffalo got record snowfall. Five feet. I obviously didn't drive when it was down like that but even as the roads cleared they were messy. I had three accidents over the next year or two including a speeding ticket... View More
I already went under a procedure and I received no written notification of this nor was their any paperwork describing benefits or what happens after you leave the job. I had a verbal agreement (and some texts) with the manager saying I at least had a month but now I have a bill over $2,000. I... View More
That sounds like a HIPAA violation unless exceptions apply. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and...View More
Not typically, but in some rarefied event it might depend on what kind of industry you're in and what specific licensure rules apply to you in your profession. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an...View More
Geico informed my husband that once he submits his son paycheck with a new address, they will remove him. Now they are saying he resides to close to our address, what legal language is needed to have Geico car insurance remove him. He doesn't live with us since August 2016, he has NC drive... View More
Review your situation and insurance contract with a lawyer. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/...View More
I am a general contractor.Brooklyn New York.A few months ago,my workers were doing construction work in a residential house.Someday the inspectors of Department of Buildings came to job site(I was not there).They issued violation to my company for "work does not conform to approved... View More
You might be able to file a motion for dismissal, but I'm not sure on what grounds you would do so. More facts are needed here. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/...View More
He was told by the INSURANCE Company's attorney that he can refuse to pay. My concern is...if he does that, can the insurance company seize assets, i.e. motorcycles, cars, put a lein against a home his name is on?
It depends on the facts. Have a lawyer review your case and your insurance agreement. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website. I practice...View More
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