It is possible the Son will be Booked but not placed in Jail and not go to Court at all that day. Call the Court Clerk and inquire. Usually this type of requirement is at the LEO's discretion. If possible he needs to bring proof of complete restitution to the other driver by his...Read more »
For many many years people gave out personal information in depositions. In my 40 years of practice I haven't seen this as an issue. However, we are living in times where we need to be more protective of our personal information. In more recent years lawyers have allowed this information to...Read more »
Wreck car lot started yelling I need a co signer. They've stated there is no contract. If they are taking the vehicle back do I have to use the couple thousand to fix the car or do.i have to give them the money?
It does not appear that you are the titled owner, and may not have a Bill of Sale. The other driver could still sue you and the owner/lot. Also the Lot could possibly sue you, probably for the money agreed upon. There is no clear answer with the facts stated. I think I would return the car...Read more »
A Tennessee attorney should advise, but your question remains open for three weeks. Instead of losing time continuing to await a response, you should consider reaching out to an attorney to determine what action is required, as time may be of the essence here. Nationwide, car accidents generally...Read more »
We had a handshake agreement for buyer(long-time friend) to pay for a commercial van. 2009 Chevy, agreement was $3500, 500/month, never paid. He was supposed to transfer plates and insurance to his name but didn't, so it is still on our commercial insurance. We do not have contact with him or... Read more »
You should be able to get DOS to issue a new title certificate in the purchaser's name. Ask your County Clerk first, then call Nashville. Once issued send a copy to your agent, and try to deliver the title to the owner. Also that is probably a lease with option to purchase transaction,...Read more »
My mother and stepfather took a vehicle i owned (she had a spare key) without my express permission and they wrecked...i did not have insurance cause i didnt drive that particular vehicle...my mother is willing to take responsibility without me having to sue her etc...but is that possible? She will... Read more »
Seems he is already in significant trouble if he has been jailed and convicted for a DUI. If he now tells the police that you were actually the one driving then you will likely be charged and convicted for a DUI. It isn't clear to me if his DUI conviction will stand or they will instead charge...Read more »
I have a 8000 claim against me i have a letter threatening me to have my license suspended because of failure to pay but its a An unaffordable price to i make only enough to get by check to check and there not willing to work with me on the payments
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy with the ins company, the other driver, and the Department of Safety (with your TNDL number) all listed as unsecured creditors, might be your remedy here. Your present assets are what needs to be considered first. If sued, a notice of exemptions might help.
I know someone involved in a at fault wreck. They received at letter in the mail about surrendering their license and registration. They no longer have that car involved in wreck, will the state require their current cars registration or just the car involved in wreck?
Driver turned his wheel away from the window to exit and drove right into me. A witness from the Starbucks said he couldn't have seen me. My sedan is half his height. They are denying my claim. I have no copy of their report, no one from their insurance has come to take my statement or witness... Read more »
You need to make sure your insurer is aware of the matter regardless how it ends up being handled. You don't want to prejudice your insurer. Beyond this - if the County isn't going to voluntarily pay - you will either need to let your insurer handle or file a lawsuit against the County....Read more »
Backed into A car in the park no court date no police officer I gave the guy my information I did not have insurance then I got a letter from nationwide insurance company to pay $1500 did not have it at the time and did not know where to send it to but would like to resolve this possible
I have full coverage: collision, comprehensive, uninsured motorist coverage, rental, emergency services. My boyfriend isn't under my policy, his license is expired. He got rear-ended and hit a pole, the car is totaled and the other driver drove off, will my insurance pay? They say they... Read more »
I am an INSURED driver, but I borrowed a friend’s car for one day when my husband was using ours. I was not aware that my friends car was uninsured! I caused a fender bender and the officer asked me to provide insurance. After calling my friend, I learned he didn’t have any. Now I must appear... Read more »
Read your own Insurance Policy. See if it insures you driving another's car. If it does, then make a Claim on your Policy and provide the same to the Prosecutor at Court. If not, be prepared to become financially responsible to protect your TNDL.
In short, yes. Leaving the scene of the accident with damage to another vehicle that appears to be less than $1,500 is a Class B Misdemeanor. A Class B Misdemeanor carries a maximum jail time of 6 months and fines up to $500. The court in addition to or in lieu of those penalties can require you to...Read more »
If you did not carry liability insurance on the vehicle you sold, then you have a problem. Hire a competent attorney to immediately request a hearing before the Department of Safety. You may be able to submit a Bond or other requirements to keep your TNDL.
I was rear ended by a company car in Feb. The owner agreed to cover the cost out of pocket to avoid his insurance going up. He's been giving me the run around ever since. Can I sue for the cost of the damage?
Yes. The Defendants include: the Company as principal and master for their agent/servant Driver; The Driver individually; and whoever the owner of the car is. Remember the accident report is inadmissible in evidence. And suing the Company can be tricky if a corporation, etc. His insurance...Read more »
Licenses are not generally revoked as an ordinary consequence of being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Your question remains open for three weeks, and you might need to respond/take action where time is of the essence. If you are under threat of license revocation, you could contact a...Read more »
A Tennessee attorney would be able to advise best, but you await an answer for three weeks. As a general matter in most any jurisdiction, the judge would ask for the evidence you mention - preferably an itemized printout from a reputable body shop outlining estimated charges for parts and labor -...Read more »
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