Peter N. Munsing's answer If fine line did it without authorization it should be on them. Your position should be that the insurance company should pay and then go after fine line. File a complaint with the insurance commissioner. Talk to your state rep.
Matthew Williams' answer If you co-sign a loan, you’re in the hook for the loan, not any accidents he may get into with the car he buys with the loan proceeds. If the car is titled to you, you need to make sure there is insurance on the car. If it’s titled to him, that’s his problem. If you are driving the car when an accident occurs, you’ll be on the hook for that one.
Patrick DiChiro's answer THEY MAY NOT BE ABLE TO CITE BECAUSE IT IS PRIVATE PROPERTY. BUT THAT DOES NOT PROHIBIT YOU FROM FILING A CIVIL LAWSUIT FOR DAMAGES. ESPECIALLY IF YOU THINK YOU WERE NOT AT FAULT.
I SUGGEST YOU CONTACT AN ATTORNEY WHO CAN HELP YOU.
Peter N. Munsing's answer You can take the same approach--it's a single vehicle accident they have to show that the tire blew, they have to make a claim against the tire manufacturer, not you.
In most states they have a duty to promptly and fairly settle cases. If they don't and you had property damage give them estimates; confirm with them they have refused to pay. Then file a complaint with the insurance commissioner and whatever government agency regulates what they do.
Peter N. Munsing's answer You should report her claim to your homeowners insurance. Did she pay the vet bill? Generally,you are responsible in most states for your animal's actions. If you let them loose, then you may be responsible.
Dimitrios Makridis' answer Typically, a lawsuit is filed where the defendant (1) resides; (2) has a principal place of business; (3) conducted activity giving rise to the claim; or (4) where all or part of the claim took place (i.e. where the accident took place). However, a lawsuit can be filed where a plaintiff resides, IF the lawsuit requires out-of-state service OR the plaintiff has been a resident of that county for at least 90 days.
Peter N. Munsing's answer I doubt it. If they violate a speed law that's one thing. However duty to stop is if property is damaged and they caused it. Your pooch ran into them, it sounds like. Time to dog proof your fence.
Timur Akpinar's answer I don’t practice in Ohio but your question remains open for four weeks. If you were represented by an attorney, it could be worthwhile to ask them to go over the terms of your release and other closing documents for the case.
Peter N. Munsing's answer Yes, and if you have uninsured motorist coverage that can cover your injuries if you were hurt. If you were hurt, contact a member of the Ohio Assn for Justice--they give free consults.
Peter N. Munsing's answer If you were not at fault you may be able to reopen the case if you can show they never served you properly. If you were hurt contact a member of the Ohio Assn for Justice for the county where it happened.
Matthew Williams' answer The law says you have to maintain an assured clear distance ahead of your vehicle so that you can stop in case the driver(s) in front of you do. It does not say you cannot stop suddenly. Unless you could show that the first car pulled out in front of traffic when it wasn't clear, the liability is going to be on the two following drivers.
Peter N. Munsing's answer No jail. I'm assuming you had an accident. The other person or their insurance will ask for her insurance. If she doesn't have any they'll ask her to pay. It may be to her advantage NOT TO MAKE ANY AGREEMENT TO DO SO because she may be "judgement proof." It really makes sense to discuss these things with an attorney who handles defense of claims, as she and you need to look at what her assets are and aren't, her need for driving etc. But you don't want to jump into negotiations with the...
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