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?
Their negligence caused damage to my car and they are refusing to pay, despite me having abundant evidence. I live in Knox County and the company is also based in Knox County, but the construction and the damage was done in Anderson county. Do I need to file suit in Knox or Anderson county?
If the other car hit you in the rear this would tend to indicate the other driver has some fault. You have a duty to make sure before changing lanes that it can be done safely. If truly you were making a lane change and the other driver sped up then probably more the other driver's faut than...Read more »
Hopefully either your employer or you had liability insurance. If the damaged car's owner is not paid for his damages, then either him or the police can report you to the Department of Safety for failure to abide by the Financial Responsibility Statutes, which will suspend your Driver's License....Read more »
If this happened Arkansas an Arkansas lawyer should answer. Generally a bicyclist on a bike is a "vehicle" not a pedestrian and the rules would apply. Whoever has the right of way in the intersection, the other vehicles will need to yield the right of way.
My daughter was in auto accident and didn't have insurance her view was obstructed and she pulled out in front of a car. The police officer told he was not giving her a ticket for failure to yield because there is alot of accidents that happen in that location because of the view being obstructed.... Read more »
Someone can be at fault even if no one charged. She has a duty to inch out if her view is obstructed and to take an alternate route. If she has no insurance bigger problem is that her license could be suspended.
Unless there's some reason to believe the other person is at fault, the only...Read more »
generally, the law has not caught up with carfax and claims of diminution of value from the car having been in a crash. You get the book value in most cases. You can try that argument, and I'd suggest call the Insurance Commissioner but generally no.
A lawsuit was filed against me in 2008 in Sullivan county, Tn for a traffic accident in which I did not have insurance..my license was taken for non payment of lawsuit. Recently they renewed the lawsuit and have started garnishing my wages. The lawsuit is in the amount of 13,000. Can I get my... Read more »
There are really too many factors to consider to respond meaningfully to this. I am assuming from your note that a judgment has been entered and based upon this judgment your wages are being garnished. I would suggest you contact a bankruptcy attorney and walk through all of the facts.
Of a private drive the police said since I didn't have insurance and because I was pulling out of a private drive I was automatically at fault and I am now being sued for the damages the company suing me said that I have agreed to pay the amount when I never knew they were going to sue me
Pulling out of a private drive, a driver should yield the right of way to oncoming traffic. You mention a traffic light - and that the other driver came into the intersection on a red light. If the intersection was controlled by a traffic light then if you entered the intersection on a green...Read more »
He was ticketed for straddling lanes and improper lane change. I'm I responsible for getting my vehicle repaired as I'm being given the run around by his insurance company. I was also told I'd be responsible for 20% of a rental or cab fees.
This is why you need to contact a lawyer after a crash. This sounds like the usual insurance baloney where they try to say you are 10,20.30% at fault based on---well, it's an "accident" so it's no-one's fault (until they are trying to soak you for contribution).
A worker's compensation claim recover is based upon a percentage of permanent medical implairment multiplied by a statutory amount - this is called permanent partial or total disability. One can also recover temporary disability while out from work until either a return to work date or permanent...Read more »
Possible. You can raise it as a defense. However that may have other implications. I'd suggest you discuss it with an attorney who handles tickets and points issues in the county where it happened. As you may have a CDL,worth paying for a consult.
On Sunday, August 26th, I was involved in a serious car crash. This crash involved a driver in a company owned vehicle, he crossed the median into my lane in which he hit the first driver head on in our lane, then hit me head on. We all went to the Emergency Room. In the official police report, it... Read more »
I would suggest you at least seek the advice of a lawyer. There are now a lot of issues to deal with in resolving a claim. I have been practicing a long time and things have gotten more complicated in regard to liens, subrogation interests and other matters. If nothing else talking to a lawyer...Read more »
I merged over into a semi trucks wheel, he didnt appear to be stopping or attempting to get off on the side of the road so I kept driving. I could see I had damage but wasnt aware how bad it was. I later turned myself in to the state trooper who handled the report. He stated there was minimal... Read more »
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