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Q: On the interstate. Observed a crash take place ahead. Saw wrecked vehicle in ditch. Required to stop and render aid?

I judged stopping in breakdown lane to be potentially hazardous, so a passenger in my vehicle called an accident report in to local Sheriff's office on cellphone while I kept on driving. What does Wyoming law state about requirement to stop and render aid?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 21, 2018

In nearly every state the law only applies to drivers "involved in the accident." A passer by such as yourself need not stop. You can phone the police if you clearly saw it happen (as opposed to looking over once you hear the bang).

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Q: I was involved in a wreck in which my car was totaled. Can I go after the other party for expenses on a new car?

I was in a wreck 3 weeks ago. I was ruled not at fault by the police and the other party received a ticket. Can I go after the other person for down payment and plates/sales tax on a new car that I would not have to pay if not for their negligence? This happened in Wyoming.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on May 4, 2018

You can go after them for the value of your vehicle if it was for sale the minute before the wreck. You would get the sales tax. Plates you keep. There may be a transfer charge in your state so ask for that. You have a claim for your injuries. I suggest you contact a member of the Wyoming Assn for... Read more »

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Q: I was in a car accident and the insurance company for the person at fault is not reimbursing me my money. What do I do?

It is around a thousand dollars since I had to pay for my own rental. They aren't returning calls or emails.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Dec 27, 2017

Suggest you contact a member of the Wyoming Assn for Justice--they give free consultions.

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