The other driver's insurance is not required to advance or pay your medical bills at this point. Some adjustors will as a courtesy- but again not required to and often times not done- so don't take that as a reflection that the insurer is denying fault or that the insurer is taking some negative...Read more »
Got rear ended but I figured everything was ok and I told the other driver I didn’t want to file a report. But they offered to fix scratches out of pocket. I didn’t take pictures or file a report but now I would rather go through her insurance. I have her name and number that’s it. Can I... Read more »
You can. Hopefully you have the person's name and contact information. If they don't return your call and you don't have their insurance information you should send them a letter asking for them to contact you. If that doesn't work there are some other steps. But let's see if this works. If...Read more »
Better but the problem is it won't cover you for the damage to the other vehicle. If there was no damage to someone else not a problem. If you were hurt and it's not your fault, contact a member of the Tenn. Assn for Justice in the county where it happened--they give free consults.
Dodged a deer, got stuck in ditch. Didn't call the police. No one was hurt, truck not damaged. No property damage. Stayed 3 hrs trying to get several ppl to pull it out, but no one could. A neighbor said that in the morning her husband coukd pull it out with a tractor. So we all went home. The... Read more »
You probably committed the charged offense. But a General Sessions Judge might Dismiss it. But you will still have to pay for the impoundment fee and maybe other costs. If he finds you guilty, it should not affect your License, and if it does, demand a DOS Hearing.
If I am understanding you correctly, your car was totaled in an accident. Your car was financed and you are wondering if after the accident you continue to be responsible for the payments for the vehicle.
You would still be responsible under your contract for purchase. Whoever is...Read more »
Nafa all I want is my 2003 Acura put back the way it was. Geico is claiming a total loss because it needs a rear quarter panel. Based on the condition of the vehicle prior to this accident it was valued at $5K.
It's their choice to give you either the total loss value or cost of fixing. If you say it's valued at 5k then your argument is that their total loss value is incorrect. If you were hurt I suggest you contact a member of the Tenn. Assn for Justice--they give free consults.
At the time and basically haven't recovered due to a brain injury suffered in the accident. My question is then, are there cases where lawsuits can be filed after the 1-year statute of limitations? Is anything from the car wreck considered in the judgment? Or is it an absolute that you have to... Read more »
Unfortunately the only thing that can sometimes void it is some type of latent injury (and that may not) or fraudulent concealment to avoid service (which presumes you tried suing them). Call a lawyer or two to see--most members of the Tenn Assn for Justice give free consults.
The Accident Report is inadmissible in evidence, but insurance companies will usually act in accordance with them. You need to photograph any evidence on th e roadway/emergency lane such as skid marks prior to them disappearing. And yes you can still sue for your property damages, but it will be...Read more »
If you are sued for Tort Damages, then you need to defend yourself. Possibly hire an attorney. It sounds like the wreck was your fault, and without insurance, the Judge will probably give the Plaintiff a Judgment for money damages. If you do not appeal or pay, then either him or his Insurance...Read more »
There are several Rule of the Road Violations that you might be charged with, but it is very doubtful... If something happens, then hire a competent attorney to represent you. Do not ignore a Citation, Summons, Civil Warrant or Notice from the Department of Safety.
I had to use my car in an attempt to escape. Hit him with my car. His son then grabbed the bat and attempted to hit me but by pulling away he hit my car. All this happened after he rammed me with his car and fled the seen.
The other car's Driver, Owner or Insurance Carrier, can all sue the other driver which caused the wreck. If your Father had Insurance then he should let them handle the Claim. If not, expect to at least have his License suspended for Lack of Financial Responsibility, and possibly other Rule of...Read more »
I started to pull out of the Walmart parking lot when a car pulled out from a lot across the street and I had to brake. When I backed up to get out of the street, the car behind me was driving forward and my bumper tapped his. He overreacted and accused me of damaging his car that was obviously... Read more »
From your facts it does appear to be your fault, that is a Rule of
The Road Violation occurred. If you plead Guilty and pay the Citation, it will appear on your MVR. You may wish to hire a lawyer to represent you, so something besides a conviction might go down. Your Insurance Company...Read more »
My wife was driving and had a fender bender I have 2 years ago.. I get a letter stated they were going to revoke mine and her license.. I have found an affidavit that can be filed to reinstate them if no judgment in court was made under t.c.a section 55.12.108 is this still applicable?
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