My brother was driving my fathers car. He is uninsured and listed as an excluded driver on the policy. Insurance has already said they will not cover any damages, but we received a letter from a lawyer retained by the bicyclist injured in the acci...
Unless your father negligently entrusted the car to your brother or there are some other unusual circumstances, a vehicle owner's liability is limited to $15,000 (Cal. Vehicle Code 17151(a)).See question
My attorney received the settlement offer after car accident I told her that I will think about it. Can attorney without my signature accept the offer? How much time do I have to think? How does it work???
No. Meet with your attorney to discuss the offer.See question
i was facing north making a left turn on a green light westward, and half way on the turn a car hits me at a high speed going south. i wasn't able to take any photos, the police officers interviewed me and and decided to tow the car while they wer...
Agree. Make sure you notify your insurance carrier. Generally speaking, the duty is on the left-turning vehicle to wait until all cars that could reasonably be construed as a hazard have passed. Is there some reason you did not see or wait for the oncoming car? His speed could be a factor but this is a fact-specific inquiry and you have not posted enough facts to make a fair assessment. Assuming you have insurance, let them sort it out.See question
My personal injury case just settled, for some reason I feel cheated and short changed, after all the monies were paid and negotiated with the medcal liens that I had, after my attorney took his 40% plus $7000 in attorney fees, I was paid a whoopi...
I don't see a question posed in your post, so I will just make some general statements and pose questions to you about settlement:
Did the attorney settle with your permission?
If yes, did you ask him what would be your net if you approved the settlement?
I'm not sure what you mean when you say he took 40% fee plus $7000 fee. Do you mean costs?
Was the $50000 the policy limits of the defendant? Have you asked your attorney if there are other policies that might cover this loss (for example, underinsured motorist).
Lastly, have you spoken with your attorney about your concerns? I'd sit down and have a heart to heart.See question
Two broken bones in right ankle - out on disability for 8 weeks - can't drive - can't teach on a public campus with a non walking cast - do I have a case?
It really depends on the reason for your fall. Can you expand on that issue?See question
My husband and his friend were( in a cab)rear-ended in Las Vegas last weekend. My husband has been experiencing back and neck pain all week. Las Vegas police said the report will not be done till the end of the week. How should he go about this s...
You guys need an attorney in Nevada. Let me know if you'd like a referral.See question
I was injured at an airport in New York but I am a resident of Los Angeles. I called a couple law firms in los angeles and they are not sure whether they will be able to represent me in New york because they are not licensed to practice in NY....
You need a New York attorney.See question
If I receive a punitive damage award for my civil case, do I have to pay taxes on that money?
You're best off discussing this with a tax professional.See question
I am at fault I side swiped a parked vehicle, no injuries just the property damage. I have full coverage. I do not have their insurance information, but they have my vehicle info. I submitted a claim with my insurance company, and they have deemed...
First, let me commend you for taking responsibility for the accident. Too often folks look for a way out.
Your insurance company will pay up to the limits of your policy for property damage. Unless you don't have enough coverage for the damage and rental, you shouldn't have to pay anything out of pocket.See question
We bought this house in 2000 and it was shared driveway. Before it wasnt a problem but now cops told me i cant park in my own driveway because it would be on her property line. We been parking here since we bought the house i dont know what to do.
I've re-tagged this question as it doesn't relate to personal injury.
If it's important enough to you, I'd speak with a real estate attorney about what covenants run with the respective properties. You might also have an express or implied easement.
You're best served having a consultation with an attorney experienced in these types of matters.See question