A 14-yr.-old was struck by a car on the corner by our property in 9/17. We learned of this in August 2019, when we received a letter from a lawyer saying we are partially liable because our hedge was overgrown, and our homeowners insurance should pay. The hedge was overgrown/very tall when we... Read more »
No witness, no proof to prove someone's fault. We said, "we are OK, no one hurt, just small damage". However to repair his car (I don't need to repair my car) he said he was going to call his insurance company that day later or tomorrow, and so did I. After one day leaving the scene, I reported... Read more »
Your statement is really vague. You can at least tell your insurance adjuster what you know (ie the street you were on, the direction you were driving, what lane you were in, when you first notice the other car, etc) and let the two adjusters figure it out. They will consider stuff like whether...Read more »
He was going to call police and me without a license didn’t know what to do. So he told his insurance as well as my boyfriends insurance it was my fault. So now I am so scared and don’t know what to do. A claim has been filled with both insurance company’s.
I think you are responding to questions I asked you when I posted a response to a question you posted earlier but I really can't tell for sure as this post is not linked to the prior post. Please understand that the Attorneys who respond don't know who you are and don't work for Justia. We just...Read more »
Definitely tell your boyfriend's insurance. They will probably cover the accident if you had permission to drive his car and your are not a member of his household. If you are a member of his household meaning you live with him, there may be a clause in the policy which excludes members of the...Read more »
My mother in law filed a PIP claim against my auto insurance, for an accident I had no involvement in from 11/16. It's is a last ditch effort by her lawyer to get money. She is not written on my policy but did live with us at the time. GEICO has left it in limbo for months and it looks like my... Read more »
I stopped and came out and check to see if person was ok and persons car was ok and she said no damages but she still has to call the police, so I got back in my car and left because I was scared. What do I do ? I’m scared
If you are 100% sure there were no damages to any persons or property there is probably nothing the other driver can say or do. However a person doesn't always know at the scene of the accident if there are no damages and no injuries. The other driver had the right to get your information - your...Read more »
Your uncles should get a personal injury Attorney. Since you say you weren't at fault your uncle's Attorney will likely look to the other driver and their insurance for damages. Similarly an Attorney can represent your two boys against the other driver and their insurance.
This isn't phrased as a question so I can't tell what input you are looking for. Is your son trying to get damages for his injuries? If so, all he needs to do is contact a personal injury Attorney in your area. A personal injury Attorney might take the case on a contingency basis and can also...Read more »
If you had auto insurance all you have to do is call your auto insurance company and they will assign an Attorney to defend that lawsuit at no cost to you. The same is true if you didn't have your own insurance but you were driving a car owned by someone else who had insurance on that car. You...Read more »
Not exactly. There is a law that if you were driving without insurance you cannot recover what are called non-economic damages, such as pain and suffering. And if you did not have a license, you may not have had insurance either.
But, even if that is the case, you can still get economic...Read more »
An at fault party's insurance company has neglected to reimburse for car rentals, which they agreed to pay for, or provide any closure. Even with police report (which I had to provide at my own expense) and video evidence it took almost 2 months to accept liability. One month after having my car... Read more »
I was a passenger in a single vehicle accident. The driver fled but its my truck and I panicked and fled too. The truck flipped but no other cars were involved. I live in Hermiston, Umatilla County, Oregon
You should not post online about or otherwise discuss this incident with anyone until you speak privately with an attorney. You can seek one out on your own, or you can contact the Oregon State Bar's Lawyer Referral Service. This service can refer you to a local lawyer who might be able to assist...Read more »
If the other side knows about it, of course it will effect it. For one thing (DUII is not my area of practice) if one is convicted of DUII (which includes drugs and includes riding a bicycle) in an accident, you cannot recover anything in that accident for non-economic damages, i.e. pain and...Read more »
No--that is like saying driving with a minor vehicle infraction gives someone license to hit you. The question is who was where when. Both backing, both may be at fault. If there are injuries, contact a member of the Oregon Assn for Justice-=they give free consults.
One this day it was very sunny and dry, I was stopped at a parking lot exit waiting for southbound lane traffic to allow me to turn on to a special left lane turn so I could merge on to the northbound lanes on the other side, the traffic on the southbound lanes stopped and wave me on to get on the... Read more »
You are getting the run around because you don't have an Attorney representing you. Yes, absolutely your have the right to turn in the middle turn lane and other drivers can only use that lane to start and finish turns, not for direct travel. That's why the guy got the ticket. But nothing I will...Read more »
i would hope that you have car insurance and your insurance company is defending you. The majority of these case will settle at or below your policy limits assuming you have insurance. If the damages were very severe and could exceed your policy limits you could be at risk.
Portland OR, T intersection, school zone, 3 PM today. Turning left onto main road from side road. Visibility to left about 100 feet (I checked map scale), and we know 20 mph stop distance is around 40-50 ft, so road looks clear. Clear both ways, pull out, NOW car from left appears, clearly moving... Read more »
Insurance companies will say all sorts of BS to get out of paying a claim and Geico is notorious for playing games. I can't really tell from reading your description what the fault would be but usually a Personal Injury Lawyer would be willing to talk to you at no charge and evaluate the case so...Read more »
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