Her lawyer advised it would be better to plea to Agg Assault w/ Deadly Weapon (a 2nd degree felony). Is there any sense to pleading to a higher degree felony? Probation is offered in both cases by the prosecutor.
As a general rule, a second-degree felony is more serious than a third degree. However, nobody on this forum is in any position to second guess your wife's attorney. There are reasons why this could make sense, so your wife should simply ask her attorney for an explanation.
We were rear ended at about 50 mph. I was a passenger and wife was driving. I was injured with severe pre-existing back injury 10 been ated discs from last rear-ended and was listed as inoperable back then!
Girl that hit us was driving mommies car and listed as excluded from policy and was... Read more »
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Are you certain the driver was listed as excluded from policy, or was it that she was not included? Was she in the same household? What you describe is a severe accident if your approximation of speed is accurate. The...Read more »
I was in an accident where they had it closed down to one lane of traffic and the concrete arm off of a Mack truck swing out in front of us and busted through the windshield it could have killed us if we had been going fast enough which I feel like is a major mess up on their end the guys already... Read more »
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Your post raises many issues and could be too involved for a simple response such as "do this," or "do that." As a GENERAL matter, it is possible that what you describe could result in a lien on your...Read more »
I attend a small private school and they have the students park in a parking garage. However, whenever it rains they sometimes move the gym class and will have it take place in the garage. Normally there is not issues but today, they decided that it was going to be a good idea to play dodge ball... Read more »
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It could depend on whether there are property damage disclaimers the school has in effect for staff cars parked on the premises. Good luck
I was driving through a parking lot and a driver backed out whilst I was behind his vehicle and dented my fender. He claimed that he did not hit me to his insurance so they said it was a he said/she said since there was no damage to his vehicle. I have a third party witness that saw the incident... Read more »
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. As a general matter, it sounds like you prepared extensively to make your case. You took the effort to obtain the statement of a witness. Something to think about (if it is still available) could be an surveillance...Read more »
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. As a general premise in such finance plans, the debtor (you in this case) usually remains liable for continuing to make monthly payments. In most jurisdictions, one possibility is that they could repossess the...Read more »
A Texas attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for a month. One possibility is that the facility had entered into a different type of agreement with the other person than they did with you. Another possibility is that the program was good for a set period of time - your program...Read more »
Driver was not the registered owner. A claim was then filed against her insurance company after the accident. She provided her insurance information to me. Her insurance declined the claim. The Insurance do not provide liability coverage for any person for that person's liability arising... Read more »
A Texas attorney should advise, but your question remains open for two weeks. Until you are able to consult with a Texas attorney with time looming, you could check with the judge's clerk on your case. Based on your description, it sounds like a note of issue has been filed and that you may be...Read more »
I was involved in my car accident. Other truck driver with trailer was on phone and came in front of my car suddenly without any flasher or other sign/indicator. It has resulted more damage to my car. Other truck trailer got minor damage. Driver was fine, no visual injury. Insurance parties had... Read more »
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks, and time is of the essence in your response to the summons and complaint. I hope you are okay. Without knowing more details, as a general premise, you should contact your insurance carrier and turn over all...Read more »
But they are not offering us what we feel is right. If we take their offer we will still have to come up with $200 to pay off our loan. We feel that they should at least pay off the old car and give us enough for a down payment on another car. Do we have any recourse here?
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Unfortunately, this is a common situation in total loss declarations. A local attorney might be able to identify additional options under state law. But as a general premise applied in these settings nationwide,...Read more »
Your insurance company is paying because they have notice of a valid claim and you probably have full coverage. Therefore, they have a contractual duty to pay the claim. As for the other person‘s insurance company, that is not your insurance policy. They don’t owe you the same duties and...Read more »
My daughter got in an accident Saturday night. My daughter has no license and the vehicle has no insurance. It was the other drivers fault, she was under the influence of alcohol which made her pass up the red light. She said she will gladly take care of the costs and to just let her know how much... Read more »
I hate to be the one to break the news to you, but you will probably never hear from that person again. So, for your own peace of mind, stop trying to contact her. Instead, you should be contacting as an attorney. An attorney can represent your daughter for the accident and go after the responsible...Read more »
Your best bet is to consult with an attorney. Handling cases like this by yourself can have dire consequences. Additionally, pedestrian accidents are trickier than you think. Unlike the common understanding, insurance companies don’t necessarily view the pedestrian as totally innocent. That’s...Read more »
I was in car accident. My lawyer said we could only file for $30K insurance policy. I paid out $7K in medical, my medical insurance paid out over $45K. My medical insurance sent a letter asking for payment if a settlement was made. Defendants insurance company didnt make check out to just me and... Read more »
In short, your health insurance may drop you for any number of reasons, regardless of how you treat this subrogation interest. But, depending on what state you are in, your attorney may be correct. If you have not been “made whole” in the settlement, you do not have to pay back some or all of...Read more »
I was in a three car collision, I being the third car. I was not under the influence of any substances. Police were called and statements were taken, no citations were given. 6 days later I receive a citation in the mail for following too closely, but the date and time where wrong. It was written... Read more »
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. As a general matter in such cases, what usually happens is that your employer, the United States Postal Service, covers your workers' comp type benefits under the OWCP. The postal employee can also pursue a...Read more »
A Texas attorney could advise best but your question remains open for a week. It's possible, generally on smaller sized claims. On complex claims with multiple liens and third-party actions, it doesn't happen much - things are generally handled more formally and rigidly with stricter...Read more »
i was issued a citation for drug paraphernalia but they said it wouldn’t be on my record. they hit the rear right, i was turning right and they somehow went over the right shoulder as i was turning and he hit me.
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. If you were injured, you could contact a personal injury attorney to discuss further. As for the citation, you should speak with a Texas criminal defense attorney. Good luck
My bf was involved in a car accident two years ago. It was his fault. No injuries to either party. The other driver actually cancelled his police call, but we called them anyways. The insurance paid for the car. He was sued by them 6 months ago right before everything closed down . From what I have... Read more »
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