hasn't been fixed yet the car that hit me claims he was hit also. The insurance companies are blaming each other my insurance company payed for a rental but for only 30 days what can I do about this?
answered on Mar 18, 2023
A Rhode Island attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. In these settings where there are multiple vehicles hit in the rear, the claims could drag out indefinitely, depending on how they are handled. One option is to try to set up a free initial consult to... Read more »
Also being charged for driving to endanger resulting in serious bodily injury. It is not what happened but its what I'm being told.
answered on Dec 21, 2022
"what I'm being told ..." Hopefully, you are being guided, informed, and represented by a licensed attorney who is helping you topprepare and defend the case. Part of that advice will likley include NOT making ANY statements in public (forum like this) to preserve your constitutional... Read more »
I was at a gas pump and when I picked up the nozzle gas started spraying all over my car because there was a hole in the hose. There was no damage but the fire department came and I had to get my car cleaned because it smelled so badly of gas.
answered on Apr 20, 2022
A Rhode Island attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal with the gas fumes. In terms of your question whether it's worth getting a lawyer for, it doesn't look like the type of case that a law firm would handle on a... Read more »
There were no witnesses. The cop said hit and run and uninsured motorist on report. But the insurance company said I must prove the unknown person had no insurance!
Is that true in RI?
answered on Mar 22, 2022
No, that isn't true. Your uninsured motorist coverage under your motor vehicle insurance policy covers a hit and run as an uninsured motorist claim. You do not have to prove that the unknown person had no insurance.
both lanes of travel stopped to let me out at a 4 way intersection. left to me an to right the other vehicle went into brakedown lane passing 2 stopped vehicles to the right of me on the right side and hit mine. no cars was turning both lanes of travel was stopped letting me cross it is a 2 way... Read more »
answered on Jul 22, 2021
Initially, the auto insurance companies may determine that the other vehicle had the right of way because that's the way they think, but there is Rhode Island case law stating that if the car ahead of you stops for something you have a duty to determine why before proceeding. The fact that... Read more »
answered on Jul 20, 2020
There's a section here on this site for finding lawyers. See the tab above to the left (Find a Lawyer). In addition to your own independent online searches, the Rhode Island Bar Association has resources for finding lawyers. Good luck
The dmv adjudication states the incident was from 2019 when the accident was 2016 i have offered to make payments twice and they wont accept it without all of my financial history. I feel uncomfortable giving this information and also on some of the documents they have sent it has my name... Read more »
answered on Jul 6, 2020
Your attorney should not lie to you and should advocate for your best interests. It sounds like you need some professional representation and assistance to understand what rights, obligations, and responsibilities you may have. I would recommend you meet with, and retain your own advocate to assist... Read more »
Me in the hywy and was arrested
answered on Jun 30, 2020
This is something that a Rhode Island attorney could advise best on, but your post remains open for three weeks. Ordinarily, most state civil procedure codes contain provisions for amending a complaint (if this is a state court-based claim, which most motor vehicle accidents involving parties from... Read more »
I want to know what would happen because I was never aware of hitting that vehicle. I do remember driving that street that was very loud, narrow and full of wrongly parked cars everywhere
answered on Feb 17, 2020
Talk to your lawyer about making restitution and negotiating a more palatable resolution. Not remembering is likely not your best defense, especially if there is a credible witness who does. Hitting parked cars is not generally excused, even when they are "wrongly parked"
I made it almost through the intersection but had to slow since a truck was in front of me. A speeding car hit the extreme back of my car. I went back afterwards to look at the crash site. She should not have hit me. I was far enough out of the intersection. I think she was on her phone or... Read more »
answered on Apr 10, 2019
Yes you could be. The owner as well as the operator could be found liable. Make sure you notify your insurance.
I want to repair my totaled truck myself. Ins co, and dmv say it can only be repaired by someone with salvage rebuilders licence. Law says I can rebuild it if title is stamped "for parts only". I hold the title. Can I repair it and then get it retitled?
answered on Feb 27, 2019
The title will likely remain a salvage title for the life of the vehicle.
answered on Jan 29, 2019
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.
No tickets on record. Just one accident
answered on Jan 16, 2019
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.
Two lanes becomes one. Right is coming off from rotary. I was in left lane. Both cars were coming off from main road but opposite direction. I enter the left lane from a traffic light. Then the two lane merged. Who has right of way? There’s no traffic sign to indicate who has to yield.
answered on Dec 14, 2018
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... Read more »
answered on Dec 14, 2018
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.
I accidently passed a red light and the trucker saw me and continued to try and hit me.
answered on Dec 19, 2017
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... Read more »
answered on Dec 9, 2017
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.
I have court soon.
answered on Mar 21, 2017
Bring that evidence with your to court. You may still have to pay some fines . . . but proof of resolving the problems can't hurt.
Was Involved and no property damage occurred
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