If you do not have insurance for the accident, the injured individuals will make uninsured motorist claims against their own insurance companies. These insurance companies, after paying the claims, could sue you. Under Maryland law, if you get sued and a judgment is rendered against you for an uninsured accident, your Maryland driver's license could be suspended. If you get sued, you may wish to consult with a bankruptcy attorney.
You need a lawyer to defend the charges. Many counties have a diversion program where you take a class and do community service and then the charges are dropped. An attorney will know whether a diversion program is available. A conviction will affect your employment prospects for the rest of your life. On the other hand, if the charges are dropped, you can get your record expunged.
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Do not sign a release. This will release them from any further claims. You have been given good advice to make a collision claim against your own insurance company where you would have to only pay a deductible and your insurance company can get it back for you through arbitration. You may also have a diminution in value claim depending on the damage to your car and the release would bar that claim as well. If you were inured, consult with an attorney.
You need to get an attorney right away. An assert defenses to the charges and act to protect your rights. Do not post any more details since this is a public forum.
There are two things that happen when you get a DUI:
First, the MVA will suspend your license for 120 days unless you accept the ignition interlock for one year within 30 days OR request a timely administrative hearing. If you request a timely hearing, your license remains valid until the hearing. At the hearing, the judge...
You are eligible for expungement three years from the date of your sentence. If you wish to get your record expunged sooner, you will need to hire an attorney to file a Motion to Modify the terms of your probation so that it ends sooner than three years. This will be up to the judge. If granted and your probation ends, you can then file a Petition for Expungement and attempt to show good cause to get your record expunged sooner than three years. If you had an attorney handle the theft...
You need an attorney immediately. You are at risk for jail time given your record. For purposes of the DUI trial, this will count as a third case for purposes of sentencing if you are convicted since the judge will know about the prior offenses. You will need to give consideration to a significant treatment program which could include either a weekend program with aftercare or a 28 day inpatient program with aftercare.
You also face additional suspensions to your license of anywhere from...
Schedule an appointment to meet with your attorney to discuss your concerns. The insurance company will not cover future medical bills as part of a settlement. They will simply make a lump sum offer for a final settlement of all claims. The decision on whether to accept the settlement is yours since your daughter is a minor.
Perhaps the providers will reduce their bills. Regardless, you can instruct your attorney to file suit if you are not happy with the offer.
You need to request an administrative hearing within 10 days of the offense and pay the $150 filing fee. You will be able to drive until the hearing takes place. You will need an attorney to fight the 120 day suspension and represent you on the DUI charges. Contact an attorney as soon as possible because of the short time deadline.
You cannot sue your employer for personal injury, but you can file for workers' compensation benefits. In a workers' compensation claim, you get 100% of your medical bills and prescriptions paid, temporary total disability, and compensation for your permanent disability among other benefits. Contact an attorney to handle your workers' compensation case.
He should consult with an attorney. Whether the offer is fair depends on the sum of his medical expenses, lost wages, and the nature of his complaints. He should seek additional treatment if he still has issues. He will not be able to prove any significant injury if he refuses to get the necessary treatment which could help him get better.