The law says you need to drive at a speed that will allow you to stop if something happens ahead. You indicate you may have not been able to stop. That raises issues. You should not make any more statements, not discuss this online. The insurance on the car you were in may give you an attorney. If...Read more »
If you had insurance covering the vehicle, then you need to report the accident to your insurance company and let it handle this matter----that is why you have insurance (plus the law makes it mandatory for you to do so). The insurance company will investigate the accident and assuming you are at...Read more »
A Virginia attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. But regardless of where this happened, there are some steps you could take that would apply nationwide. If the final police report was written, you could contact the precinct and pick it up. I hope you weren't...Read more »
A Virginia attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. You could use the Find-a-Lawyer tab above to reach out to attorneys in the Virginia Beach area, or you could run your own independent searches online. You probably did this already, but you could double-check your...Read more »
A Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. The determination of liability could depend on the type of jurisdiction Virginia is in terms of apportioning liability - and only a Virginia attorney is qualified to advise you on that. As a general note about the...Read more »
A Washington, DC attorney could advise best, as insurance practices are governed by state law. However, you await a reply for three weeks. As a good practice generally, 24 to 48 hours is advisable. If an accident involves liability on your part and your insurance carrier anticipates a bodily injury...Read more »
I'm very sorry for your loss. A local state attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. There is no universal answer. It could depend on the nature of the case (respective liabilities of the parties involved), the damages being claimed, the willingness of both...Read more »
another driver recently hit my truck and I filed a claim with their insurance company. They denied the claim without asking for photos of the accident that I believe clearly shows who is at fault. They never even looked at our vehicle to see the damages. I was hit in a parking lot that has cameras... Read more »
A West Virginia attorney could answer best, but you await a response for three weeks. As a general matter, the insurance company of the other vehicle does not owe you a duty to protect your interests. They need to worry about protecting their insured. You could contact a West Virginia attorney to...Read more »
A Virginia attorney could answer you best, but your post remains open for three weeks. I'm glad that everyone is okay and that damages were limited to property damages on one car only. You could contact a traffic tickets lawyer to discuss the summons and what the best and most cost-effective...Read more »
I'm in VA and was at a party the night before the accident and I dont really remember any of it up to the point of the charge. They did sobriety tests on me and it wasn't because of alcohol. I'm pretty sure someone roofied me.
I would make a meeting with a local attorney. Whether or not you were under the influence of an un-administered intoxicant will be up to you to show to the court and what evidence you can show of that fact - not just your assumption or speculation. There may be other ways local counsel can help...Read more »
A Virginia attorney could advise you in the best manner, but your post remains open for two weeks. No one here can make that decision for you; that is something you will have to decide. No one can tell you whether your parents will find out either. If that does happen, it is probably likelier to...Read more »
I was involved in a car accident back in February 2017. My symptoms started much later. I started receiving the help I needed, lawyers will not help me because the statute of limitation was too close. I decided to move forward on my own and they denied my claim 2 months later. Which fell after the... Read more »
I was recently involved in a Car accident at the University drive way where the other car backing up while parking on my way of lane. We shared our insurance info right after - no police involved. His rear end and mine front driver end, but his insurance company claims that in VA if both vehicles... Read more »
I do not know which insurance company it is with which you are dealing, but their explanation of the liability is inadequate at best. Virginia is a contributory negligence state, which means that you have a claim against the other driver if you have not contributed to the fault in the accident in...Read more »
Yes, the shop should pay for the tow, if the breakdown is due to the incorrect repair. If the breakdown is due to the original problem, and the repair was ineffective, that may be more difficult. If you took the car in for a repair and they told you that it was completely repaired, then you should...Read more »
Let's say a partner owns 99% of a partnership in Virginia. The partnership reports gross revenue of $500,000 for past year on IRS form 1065. The partner's K-1 reports ordinary income of $100,000. To calculate lost wages for the partner, who's injured during a car accident, what... Read more »
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... 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 »
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