The accident involved a tractor trailer and car. The car veered a considerable distance over into the tractor's lane. The insurance company is stalling and the tractor is the drivers livelihood. The claims agent said he would not send out an adjuster and after "his" investigation determined fault... Read more »
Not sure whose adjuster/claims agent it is. However understand if police were called the police report will be used. Also if you have collision, use that, let your company go after theirs. Most states require that property damage be settled promptly and fairly You can always file a complaint with...Read more »
If you have a copy of the police report, look at comments made by the responding officers. Those should help determine liability. In general, reports include comments such as, "failure to yield," "following too closely," etc. However, since considerable time has elapsed, a Virginia attorney would...Read more »
It’s certainly enough to start. You may wish to start
With the transit authority first however since it would be much cheaper if they agree to pay the damages. Additionally, if you see not in the car and we’re not injured, your recovery will be limited to the damage to the vehicle so...Read more »
It's a 2001 with between $4000-5000 in damage including a bent frame. While I was only bruised I have been forced to rent a vehicle on my credit card. I can't move forward until I know whether they will total the vehicle. His insurance company will not... Read more »
Virginia does not recognize a cause of action for delays without anything more. Particularly if you are proceeding with the repair. You have a cause of action for your payments for the rental car, but you do not have a cause of action to put yourself in a better position than before the accident by...Read more »
I live in Woodbridge, Virginia. This morning I was involved in a hit and run, where an individual rear ended me on purpose while my car was in motion after terrorizing me for about a mile and a half. I obtained his license plate number when he drove away and called the police. My legal question is... Read more »
In Virginia the negligent infliction of emotional distress is not an individual cause of action that may be brought without other injuries. However, if you were physically injured in the accident and received medical care and also received psychiatric care as a result of the trauma of the accident,...Read more »
It would be very difficult to answer this question definitively with the information available here. Generally speaking however, if out in public, there can be no expectation of privacy by you or your child. In that case, the recording itself is probably OK. So the question then is whether your...Read more »
I was a pedestrian hit by a vehicle here in Virginia on June 1. As a result, my knees were pretty bruised up and my back was jolted. I went to the ER directly after via my own vehicle and have been to physical therapy since. The police came to the scene and there was an accident report made but no... Read more »
It would be unusual for any insurance company to simply disregard its insured's version of an accident without any other testimony. However, the fact that there was an injury, even though slight, lends credibility to your version. If you went to the emergency room and advised the medical staff...Read more »
He was driving down the middle of the road at about5 mph, looked over and appeared to nod me over to pass. He then pulled as far to the right as possible. He slowed his lawn mower. (There was a double yellow line.) When I slowly proceeeded to pass him, he took a hard left and drove his lan mower... Read more »
What does the police report say? These are often more difficult cases than they seem. The other driver presumably now claims he signalled to turn etc . Another possibility if you have collision is run it through your insurance and let them go after the township.
He was,the only one wearing his seat belt and performed CPR on the one boy. He returned to school to keep his mind off of the accident and his friend, however, this was very traumatic and he was in shock for a month. Would he be eligible for any type of compensation? He was not driving and speed... Read more »
Wife was in a bumper to bumper accident & her car was at the back. There were no witnesses, no vehicle damage, and the other person's injuries were denied by our insurance (perfectly fine until police arrived then complained about back pain and taken to the hospital by ambulance). The police report... Read more »
The lady was flying and I don’t feel I was fully responsible. It was a brand new car and I pd cash 4 days prior and my insurance said I didn’t upgrade it from insurance I currently had, which didn’t include collision. I’m responsible for damages on my car. If she were going the speed limit,... Read more »
The other party insurance has accepted responsibility. I just dont know what Im supposed to accept as far as settlement or offers. I was offered 500 for pain and sufferring & to pay for ER visit due to cervical sprain in neck and shoulder. Shouldnt my medical insurance cover that? I verbally... Read more »
The other driver and i were on a 3 lane road and coming up on a work zone forcing traffic to move left leaving it two lanes. He was in the lane being forced to merge and i was in the center lane. There were entrances to a hotel on his side so i didnt think he was going to try and merge, i thought... Read more »
A traffic summons to the other party does not determine civil liability. You would still have the burden of proving that her negligence was the sole cause of the damage to your vehicle. In Virginia, you would be unable to recover if you...Read more »
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