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Q: If the person who caused the accident admitted 100% fault, the insurance paying 80% for my car repair

she has admitted to the police and her insurance company that it indeed was her fault. Because I hit my brakes before slamming on them to slow my car down. they claim I'm at 20% at fault. then, they only want to pay 500.00 for injuries to both of my girls because I took them to a Manual... Read more »

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on May 26, 2018

Don't accept the deal. It's not fair, especially for your girls. See an experienced personal injury lawyer to talk about this.

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Q: I was I’m an auto accident Dec 23rd. I was At a stop and was rear-ended. My vehicle has been repaired but the

Other party’s insurance company doesn’t want to pay my medical and are asking for my prior chiropractic records. Are they entitled to have these records?

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on May 10, 2018

You should consult an experienced Personal Injury Law Attorney, in your area, for help with this problem. Statistics prove that a person represented by an attorney receive far higher settlements than those on their own.

If a suit is filed, they would be entitled to see your medical records.

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Q: Involved in a wreck 3/17/18 and was told by they insurance company they policy cancelled on 3/4/18. What can I do
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Mar 21, 2018

There are a number of steps but first contact a member of the Okl Justice Assn--they give free consults. Get a copy of your policy. There are other steps after that. If you have collision run the damage through that and let them hassle the guy. If not, send a note to him that if he doesn't... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Libel & Slander for Oklahoma on
Q: I’m wondering what type of lawyer I would need for False Accusations on a Crash and Collision someone reported?

I bought my car with a white paint trace on the Driver side Bumper from a used car dealership. Someone called in and claimed I hit them while I was driving and they were driving behind me? The Vehicle was a Charcoal Grey so the Paint trace didn’t match and I know for a fact I did not hit his... Read more »

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on Mar 18, 2018

See a personal injury attorney to discuss this with.

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Q: Fiancée was middle car in hit and run. Now the woman in front of her is suing my fiancée for damages, medical expenses.

Responding police officer declared it a hit and run in his report. Plaintiff filed claim with my fiancée’s insurance company who denied their claim because of zero wrong doing by my fiancée. In the plaintiffs lawsuit paperwork, it has no mention of police report or hit and run. Accident... Read more »

Robert D. Kreisman
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Robert D. Kreisman
answered on Feb 19, 2018

You have described a very weak case, but of course anyone can file a lawsuit. Make certain that your fiancé has reported the lawsuit to her insurer who will protect her interest assuming she has liability coverage. This is one of those instances where it is said that this is a reason we have... Read more »

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Q: OK my car slid off the road 5 days ago not a mile from my home I went back a few hours later to pull it out of the ditch

Well when I got back there a state cop towed my car and is trying to say I was drunk he's got my wife's car on hold and says she ain't getting it back until I turn myself in and go to jail well I'm on probation and I'm freaking out thinking that because I had a wreck I'm going to prison

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Feb 11, 2018

Well worth your getting at least a consult with an attorney who handles criminal cases as the potential charges are serious even if the policeman acted wrongly.

Do that ASAP

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Q: What are my options?

In April of last year I was driving a rental Ford F250. I drove it to my doctor appointment. At the parking facility the truck met the height clearance so I proceeded into the garage. In the garage as I looked for a parking spot I heard a scraping noise. I assumed that it was cars at the level... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jan 25, 2018

Take photos of height of the truck. Take photos of height specified at garage. Send estimates and demand for payment to insurance company of garage. They don't pay, file complaint with the insurance commissioner of OK &/or the state AG office of consumer protection. That does no good file... Read more »

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Q: I was a passeger in a two car collision who suffered a stroke. What do I do?

This was in Oklahoma not texas. I was told by a lawyer if the policy was small then I should do it on my own, but I have no idea what im doing. The policy was only 25000. He said if I felt like suing for more then call him back and they would take the case. I have lifelong issues from the accident... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Dec 23, 2017

Talk to another lawyer. I'd handle the case if you were in Pa. Contact a member of the Okla Assn for Justice--they give free consults. I don't know what this guy was talking about--most insurers will fight you over 3k, let alone 25k.

However liability is an issue--if someone has a...
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Q: Is Oklahoma a diminished value state?

Was in a 0% at fault wreck, where the other party broke the law and hit me. Vehicle is being repaired but I'd like to get diminished value of the vehicle to help hold me over while recovering from injuries and can't work.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Nov 11, 2017

If you have injuries you have an injury claim and should consult a member of the OK Trial Lawyers Assn--they give free consults. with your injuries this isn't d.i.y. It's also how you'll make up any loss on what you get for the property damage.

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Q: My case was filed 10/2016, liab accept but case haven't completed. Should I be worried? Is this normal?
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Sep 19, 2017

Depends on the nature of your injury. It's only been less than a year, and if they are arguing you had a preexisting condition--as they do in nearly every case short of amputation--yes, that can take that long.I'm assuming you have an attorney. If not you need to get one.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Oklahoma on
Q: Me my brother and my aunt got rear ended me and my aunt are sore but fine my brother is hurt. Can we get compensation.

Hospital visit

aunt got meds and checked out can work

Aunt has insurance

I got meds and checked out can work

I have insurance

Brother got checked out hospital did nothing cannot work

Brother has no insurance

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jun 20, 2017

Contact a member of the Ok Trial Lawyers Assn/Assn for Justice. They give free consultations. If rear ended, answer is yes to all.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Oklahoma on
Q: My daughter was in a car accident she was the victim but got citation for the accident. My Daughter was hit from lt. bk

My daughter was going straight in right hand lane the other young lady was making a left hand turn into the right-hand Lane that my daughter was in and hit her in the back panel on her left side of her vehicle. The young girl said that my daughter ran a red light my daughter assumed she did . The... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Apr 24, 2017

It's only illegal if the left hand turn lane had a designated left turn signal and that signal was red.

Big question is does she have time to plead not guilty. If there was significant damage or injuries, there would be a police report. Important to see that. Was there a camera at the...
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Q: Is it legal to have green tag lights in Oklahoma?
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Apr 17, 2017

White. Only two, as well!

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Q: Liability for accident while turning left on a red light.

I was in an accident in Nov where I was turning left to clear an intersection on a red light and was hit head-on by a driver who ran the red light. His insurance is claiming they have no liability, my insurance is fighting it but still says I will probably have 50% liability. How can I have... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jan 26, 2017

First no one takes anybody's word. Big question is what do neutral witnesses say. And for insurance companies how police report is written.

Understand in general vehicle turning left must yield to oncoming traffic.

Why not contact a member of the Okla. Assn for Justice? They...
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Q: Is there legal recourse to recoup payment for property damage after the statue of limitations has expired?

I was an auto accident in 2014. I was rear ended and only had the car for 2 months at this point. I am now trying to sell the car and cannot. I had no idea that a "diminished value claim" existed. Is there any legal recourse to get my lost money back?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jan 18, 2017

Very difficult to prove. However the statute of limitations says no claim.

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Q: Man hit my bumper in a parking lot his insurance estimated 600 still have lien on car do I have to get the car repaired

The insurance company wants to make the check out to me and a repair company

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jan 13, 2017

You don't have to but if you want to have it fixed and its a newer model have the dealer give you an estimate.

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Q: In the case where a petition of interpleader was granted, who has to notify the medical providers?

We have a case where a petition of interpleader was granted, we had a medical lien filed in the county where services were rendered. We had been in contact with the patient's attorney and provided a copy of the lien and medical records and documents. We received a copy of the granted... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Dec 31, 2016

move to reopen based on lack of notice--check the filings at the court to see a) how the other side notified you or b) at what address.

Not sure what your role in this is. If you are a provider, maybe time for an attorney?

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Q: My insurance company told me today my truck if totalled. Deduct is 500, how much is my claim worth?

Is salvage cost what towing to a salvage would be? Would my claim be MSRP minus deductible and towing to a salvage? Thank you

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Dec 5, 2016

First, if it was other person's fault you have a claim for injuries and should contact a member of the Oklahoma Assn for Justice--they give free consultations. Also You will get your deductible back.

If you have collision, or if it's the other persons fault, insurance pays for...
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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Contracts for Oklahoma on
Q: Will it be cheaper to let the car go back, or insure tag n get out of impound. Car was in wreck, no ins. Its in impound

My mom put it in her name for me. The guy who sold it to us was very pushy, never gave a price of car, which ended up being 15grand(almost20grand after financing)Nd they only told us 13,000, folded paperwork put in envelope n pushed us out door. We were in a hurry too im afraid. He lied several... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Sep 28, 2016

zyou need to insure it for now regardless. You need to speak with a consumer attorney. Go to www.naca.net

Good luck!

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Q: SF took truck and did not pay you or you sign anything oking them taking truck. Say truck is totaled you cant have it.

Is it legal SF picked up truck for valuation then went lower. They took truck July 29. Aug. 1 said they would not bring it back it will be totalled. Aug 3rd went from $4300 to $3700 It is a 93 dodge diesel. Aug 8th said if you want to buy it back take my offer. I am 3rd party victim. Called CCC the... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Sep 25, 2016

If you are injured third party and State Farm's driver at fault you need a free consult with a member of the Oklahoma Assn for Justice--they give free consults.

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