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  • Economic damages under DTPA

    Is the cost of temporary housing due to a financial institution negligence misrepresentations recoverable as economic damages under Texas DTPA?

    Coby’s Answer

    There are certain procedural rules you have to follow to make a DTPA claim. Depending on which section that you make your claim, you can certainly try to claim all out of pocket damages as a result of the harm. It is ultimately up to the judge to decide if it is admissible should you have to try the case.
    You should consult with an attorney, this area of law can be tricky.

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  • My vechile was totalled in a crash and i only had limited liability insurance because of money. I still owe about 5000 dollars

    on the car and now the car store and wrecked car storage are asking for payments. i didnt get any assistance on the car in form of payments and I have paid over 3/4 of the amount of the car in the past 4 years. My question is what is the bes...

    Coby’s Answer

    You have been given some great advice. If you decide to let the car go a total loss and they try to make you pay the balance then make sure to try and get credit for any salvage amount or credit for resale if they do so. It will be difficult but it is worth a shot.

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  • Car accident..can I be forced to total my car and loose it??

    Insurance adjuster wants to total my corvette, pay it off, and take the corvette leaving me with nothing...now..I got three estiments below 17,000 to repair car...blue book value is 25,000...way below book to repair..can I be forced to go along wi...

    Coby’s Answer

    You can fight the determination through litigation and you will need to contact an attorney to do so. Or you can negotiate the salvage title with them for less money. However, you will likely have to get a salvage title on the vehicle on the insurance issue is resolved. Try negotiating it without having a salvage title issued.

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  • Do you think I should will be able to get these and should I get a lawyer?

    A person swerved in my lane and totaled my car and injured me. I have still been having problems with my leg, feet, side, back and neck, the insurance company wants to only pay for the chiropractor, medical bills and a little of my lost wages. Wh...

    Coby’s Answer

    First you need to understand that the insurance company is not your friend. Their job is to pay you as little as possible. You need to seek the advice of a personal injury attorney. They can make an evaluation as to what damages you can claim and try to give you a proper valuation. And they study your own insurance policy to see if you can get PIP benefits or UIM.

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  • Can a pet owner sue for mental pain and anguish regarding the loss of a pet dog due to landlord negligence?

    fell from 3rd floor window after rotted screen gave way

    Coby’s Answer

    No pets and other animals are considered property. You cannot receive anything other than reasonable value of the animal itself

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  • Can an Illinois trooper ticket the driver of work vehicle for failing roadside inspection after being t-boned in an accident?

    Ford f-350 struck commercial truck in the passenger door and front quarter panel while it was turning left at an intersection in Macoupin County, Il. The commercial truck was also hauling a 25 ft flat bed trailer. No one was hurt in the accident. ...

    Coby’s Answer

    Yes they can issue tickets for failing a roadside inspection in almost any situation. Remember that most officers are using their personal observations and whatever real facts the collect. Best bet is to hire a criminal attorney to contest the ticket. I will move this to the criminal message boards.

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  • Car accident hit from behind, do I need a lawyer?

    Damage to trunk and bumper, also need to see chiropractor

    Coby’s Answer

    If you were injured then you need to seek medical attention now instead of later. And if you were injured then you absolutely need to seek the advice of a personal injury attorney. Insurance companies make their money by not paying claims or not paying value on the claims. Rest assured they will attempt this with you without legal counsel in your corner.

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  • How much longer will this take

    In april 2014 i was struck by a hummer limousine driver that was hired by an funeral home while crossing the street my leg was broken in three places and im barely walking almost normal again. its been almost a year in a half the vehicle was unin...

    Coby’s Answer

    There is not enough information to know. You have to file suit within two years of the accident. Go meet with your attorney

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  • I had a car catch fire while I was driving it was a rental and they don't want to replace my clothes or phone

    I lost my phone tablet laptop and ALL of my clothes due to water and sm9ke damage and the insurance company doesn't want to pay car caught fire due to improper maintenance and they do not want to aknolage it please help

    Coby’s Answer

    First, did you purchase the insurance coverage when you rented the vehicle. If so then you need to make a claim there. Also, you should try calling your insurance company and see if your belongings are covered with you own insurance policy, if so then you can make a claim there and leave it up to the insurance companies to fight over it. If you have neither then you can file a small claim lawsuit against the rental car company in Justice Court without the need and expense of hiring an attorney as long as your claim for damages is $10,000.00 or less.

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  • Will a hit and run fender bender cause my probation to be revoked, resulting in going to prison?

    I have a deferred sentence that is ending in May 2016 within the state of OK. It is a felony case. Recently, on a trip to Texas, I bummed the side of a lady's car trying to merge onto an off ramp from the highway, though before I could stop, she...

    Coby’s Answer

    You need to consult with a criminal attorney. I would be happy to visit with you or you can call any other criminal attorney in Fort Worth. I am also changing your post to the Criminal boards.

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