I was in an accident (not at fault) and I am wanting to settle with the other person's insurance company. But i am under the impression that I can't do so until my passenger finishes treatment. Then and only then will the insurance company pay me.
No. But the decision will still be up to the liability examiner (together with carrier's counsel if your matter is in suit). If they have a bead on the injuries you and your passenger sustained in relationship to the limits of the policy and the reserves they set for the claim, they have liberty to...Read more »
I was rear ended my 3 minor children and I suffered whiplash. The adjuster for the person at fault is telling me in NC there is a cap of $1,500 for pain & suffering. It took a month before I was able to do some of the things I did prior to the accident. Their driver left his car there & left the... Read more »
Your question could be best answered by a North Carolina attorney but it remains open for two weeks. That does not sound right for any jurisdiction. You should seriously consider consulting with a North Carolina injury attorney without further delay. There are things that need to be done at the...Read more »
Turn it over to your insurance. The problem you have is you are required to drive your car so that you can stop if the car in front jerks to a stop --for instance because a kid ran out in front. Trust me the company for the other driver will fight it. I've won a case like this but that was where...Read more »
I was in an accident a in my friends car which he is driving. the other driver hit us on red signal and ran. Police caught the other driver at 100% fault. after 2 weeks I received a summon to attend the Ronaoke court. I live in north carolina. I went to Ronoake to visit my friend and I was in his... Read more »
If you are in the state yes. However even if outside of the state if you have an injury case you want to help your friend and yourself. Contact a member of the Va. Trial Lawyers Assn in Roanoake. They give free consults.
It's a 2002 Acrua RL with 129000 on it and in great shape. Their insurance wants to only give me Kelly Blue Book value for the car. The shop caused the fire inside of the car and admitted it. Now they want me to settle and I don't agree because I would have to purchase another car and make... Read more »
Generally, in most states they only have to give you the retail value of the vehicle---even if that won't buy you what you lost. Check if that is so by contacting a member of the NC Assn for Justice--they give free consults.
So I believe that Toyota should be held responsible for their airbags deploying which caused the vision impairment to avoid the accident that caused the injury to me I have a lawyer for the injury the self but feel that Toyota should be held responsible because it could have been avoided thank you
The woman was on hwr phone and stopped 15 ft before the lime at the light slamming on her breaks i was slowing down to come to a stop at the light and ended up haveing to slam on the breaks as well my leg is hurt ans my car is totaled all she has is a little scratch she knew she was at fault... Read more »
Wasn't enough money to replace mailbox post and have it installed . Contacted citi taxi and they refused to cover expense or to give me name of taxi driver so at this point I don't have his insurance info to make a claim. I have his "hack" # and cab number, but not his name or insurance company.... Read more »
Assuming you reported this to the local police and your insurance company, if your collision insurance does not cover this incident for some reason, you can file a property damage claim. You would need to either repair the damage and have a paid bill or have an estimate of the cost of the repair.
I was charged with misdemeanor failure to report an accident and misdemeanor hit run. I allegedly hit a parked vehicle with no occupants on private property. The night that this happened a man with a loaded rifle came out and told me to leave so I left. The the owner of the vehicle was well aware... Read more »
If you can prove your version of the events. You should be found not guilty. I get most charges of failure to report dismissed because the charging officer jumped the gun and charged within the 24 hour period. As to paying for the damages - the owner has a civil remedy for that.
You've stumped this lawyer. North Carolina seems to focus on safety equipment such as lighting, brake lights, windshield wipers (if it's raining), etc. If a bumper wasn't properly affixed/attached and/or about to fall off, law enforcement likely could conduct a stop....Read more »
I left on leave for two weeks, left my keys with someone I trusted, he told me my car sounded like something was loose in the engine. I told him not to drive it, he drove it and now my car is stuck in Park and won’t move.
Taking the big picture, lets say he just had to move it--same thing could've happened. It's not like he caused that--you'd have to be doing something unimaginable to stick a vehicle in park. Yes he shouldn't have moved it but it's the type of thing if he didn't you would've and the same thing...Read more »
My husband was hit by a car passing to the right of cars stopped at an intersection on a one lane road as he was making a left turn. He was found to be partially negligent. Does the right of way rule apply to a car engaged in making an unlawful maneuver?
I was driving my mother's car with permission. I am 45 years old. I swerved to miss a deer causing the car to flip. I hurt my back and have missed 4 weeks of work due to the accident. However her insurance company recently told me that they were not responsible to pay my medical bills or for any... Read more »
If you own a car and have insurance, that insurance is primary. That only covers your medical bills and lost wages (if wage loss was selected). You don't get to sue anyone because a deer caused it. Unless you can show the deer was a pet deer, and the owner didn't confine it, no person is at fault...Read more »
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