Neville Bedford's answer The costs or replacing the damaged fixtures plus what the judge decides, following the statutes, after a hearing. Your own attorney is the best thing you could take with you to court for this type of scenario. (5) Violations of this section are subject to fines enumerated in § 31-41.1-4.
Neville Bedford's answer In the last three years, If you were not at fault, and were not given a citation for the accident, then it is hard to imagine how that could be a prior infraction. If you were at fault, and given a citation, then this is not within the purview of the good driver's statute.
Peter Munsing's answer A lot depends on the positions of the cars and road markings. Most are marked either by signs or pavement markings showing which lane is the through lane and which lane is being shut down, as it were. Traffic on the main lane would have the right of way unless other vehicles were entering that lane in which case it should yield to traffic ahead.
David Tapalian's answer That's a good question. It could have negative implications for your health. In addition, it could affect your settlement. Furthermore if you wait too long to treat you may never be able to resume treatment.
Peter Munsing's answer I'm not clear as to what happened. If you weren't cited, then no legal ramnifications unless there was a crash. If the trucker saw you, and there was a collision it may or may not be his fault depending on who was where, though on balance insurance companies will look on you as at fault if you ran a red light (do not respond here or further discuss this on any social media).
However he may have had the "last clear chance." You need to speak with a member of the Rhode Island Assn for...
Peter Munsing's answer Depends on the issue. RI had a 3 year statute.That means before 3 years, not after. For property damage it may be longer. Also for uninsured motorist claims. Why not contact a member of the RI Assn for Justice--they give free consults.
Neville Bedford's answer Work with YOUR insurance company, they usually resolve the disputes betwixt themselves and the other motorist's insurance. If that is not an option, meet with an attorney. It may cost you a retainer to write some letters and start a dispute that may resolve the situation - or end up in litigation.
Peter Munsing's answer You tell them it wasn't a business trip, and if they think it was they can prove it. Tell them you regret that you will have to file a complaint with the insurance commissioner. Get an affidavit from the guy you were doing the favor for that he wasn't a customer, it was an act of charity, etc. They want to be pigs build evidence that makes them look swinish. But doing well is the best revenge so why not talk to a member of the Rhode Island Assn for Justice who handles bad faith claims--and if...
Adam Studnicki's answer You are entitled to the fair market value of your damaged property at the time it was totaled. You might be entitled to other damages, such as rental car coverage for a period of time. A local lawyer can confirm.
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John M DeProspo's answer It does not matter that your insurance expired. If the other vehicle is at fault and the owner has insurance, you can make a claim with that insurance company for your property damage.
Neville Bedford's answer When you have a problem like this, it is best to see a personal injury attorney and retain them to assist you. The attorney will explain the procedures and disclosures common to this type of case. Representing yourself in such a matter is not advised.
Neville Bedford's answer Insurance is not usually retroactive. There are many factors that go into determining liability for accidents. I am not sure of your friend's role but it sounds like you could benefit from the services of an attorney to advise you of your rights and responsibilities after a confidential private meeting to review all of the particulars in your situation.
§ 31-1-23 Types of roads. – (a) "Bicycle lane" means a portion of highway right-of-way designated by the state and identified by official traffic control devices (pavement markings) for the exclusive use of bicyclists. The operation and parking of motor vehicles is...
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