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David J. McCormick

David McCormick’s Answers

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  • Should the other party be liable for my out of pocket expenses? Should I file a suit with the other party to collect my financia

    Hello. My son was in a accident and totaled my car. The other party was ticketed for running a stop sign. Insurance companies did not pay off loan as I've been paying out of pocket. Roughly $1500 in extra expenses not covered by either insurance c...

    David’s Answer

    Not sure what your "extra expenses" are, but if your son was injured then talk with a personal injury attorney ASAP to explore your legal options.

    Good luck.

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  • I need a lawyer to scare the bejeezus out of Geico. And I want money for the car and pain and suffering. I had no medical care

    My car was parked on front of a home where I rented a room. I'm thanksgiving day, 2014, I found it there. The front end was totalled. I called Geico on Monday to report it. They have never paid me. They wouldn't give me a rental car, though ...

    David’s Answer

    You need to talk with an attorney experienced in handling first party bad faith cases where people sue their insurance companies for behavior like you describe.

    Good luck.

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  • Do I need a lawyer or does his insurance company hansle this case.

    Hi. I was driving a friends car 2 years ago an he does have insurance and the guy who caused the accident is suing me because the insurance company did not find me at fault. His car pulled out in front of me I could not go to left because of tr...

    David’s Answer

    This appears to be something that should be handled by your friend's insurance company, but you were never personally served. I would talk with the insurance company ASAP.

    Good luck.

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  • Can I sue the man who hit us? What can I legally do about those $5,000?

    Two weeks ago I was rear-ended on the highway and my car was a total loss. The person who hit me was at fault. I was 34 weeks pregnant at the time of the accident, 36 weeks now. We have a claim open for bodily injury - my husband and I are both in...

    David’s Answer

    This is something you should be asking your attorney.

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  • Would i have any luck pursuing this in small claims court?

    I was stopped to turn left at a cross street .turn signal on brake lights functional ,a 17year old came from left side at 45 mph and hit front end while I was actually turning left. I had a $1000.00 deductible.he was at fault.We share the same ins...

    David’s Answer

    Given the other driver couldn't afford comprehensive, the odds that you are able to recover anything in small claims court are not good.

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  • Will I be able to settle the lawsuit by myself or will I be required to find an attorney to do it.

    I am being sued by my own instance for their surrogate on rights. A few years ago I got into an accident in which the other party was at fault. I ended up settling with the at-fault's insurance company by myself. However, two years later my insura...

    David’s Answer

    You should have an experienced attorney review your settlement and see if you even have to pay back your insurance company.

    Good luck.

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  • What do I do next?

    Lost a negligent injury case (plaintiff) to determine negligence (should have been special injury, but judge [*ret] ruled against trying this way.[appeal?]) Against a contractor and his insurance. 3 negligent parties: 1.)homeowner 60+% 2.) Co...

    David’s Answer

    Since you already have an attorney you need to talk to him/her about this. It id not proper for us to given advice to someone who already is represented by and attorney.

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  • How long is statute of limitations on life insurance policy payout

    My domestic partner and I were together 15 years when he passed away with no will. I am the beneficiary of his group life insurance policy. He passed in 2014 and they have not paid the policy at this time. What is the statute of limitations sin...

    David’s Answer

    Sorry for your loss.

    You should contact a local probate attorney ASAP.

    Good luck.

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  • What is my best strategy to deal with this?

    I rear ended a car. I was inching towards an intersection at a right turn lane with my foot on the brake. There was a car ahead of me and I miscalculated and barely bumped their car (under 5 miles/hr). The car I bumped was a complete jalopy, old, ...

    David’s Answer

    You do not want to jeopardize your insurance coverage by not cooperating with your insurance company. From your question it seems that your insurance company is just disclosing your policy limits, not paying them.

    Given your duty to cooperate i would.

    Good luck.

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  • Do I legally have to pay this bill even though the hospital did not run it thru my insurance and told my lawyer $0 balance?

    On November 12th, 2014 I was in a car accident, not at fault. I was taken to the hospital by ambulance and had some x-rays. I used my insurance that day but hired a lawyer to get the man at fault's medical insurance to pay some other doctor bills...

    David’s Answer

    Let your lawyer handle this.

    Good luck.

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