Kevin W Conner’s Answers

Kevin W Conner

Burlington Personal Injury Lawyer.

Contributor Level 9
  1. The driver that hit me is underinsured. How do I go after my insurance company since I set my policy limits at $100K?

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Jeffrey Mark Adams
    2. Marc Gregory Snyder
    3. Kevin W Conner
    4. Jacqueline Chada Nuckels
    5 lawyer answers

    Your company technically has subrogation rights against the initial insurance policy. Make sure you do not sign a release with the initial company without written permission from your company. If you do, you will be in breach of your insurance company which theoretically could be grounds for lowering or eliminating your payment. Bottom line is there are too many pitfalls here, find a qualified attorney.

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  2. What do I do after an auto accident?

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Amy Lynn Jarvis
    2. John B Mesirow
    3. Kevin Francis Guyette
    4. Kevin W Conner
    4 lawyer answers

    I agree with Attorney's Amy Jarvis and John Mesiow but I wanted to add the fact that you had no insurance did not contribute to this accident and thus is irrelevant. The person who hit your car (or their insurance company) will have to pay the same amount as if you had insurance. However, if an officer investigated, they may file a citation against you. These are two seperate issues.

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  3. How do I go about retaining a new lawyer with out incurring fees?

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Gregory M. Janks
    2. Jeffrey Mark Adams
    3. Christopher Donald Elster
    4. Kevin W Conner
    4 lawyer answers

    Are you sure you are paying this attorney by the hour? Most cases like yours are handled on a contingency basis where the attorney receives a percentage of your settlement or Jury verdict. Under the rules of professional conduct, you will always have the right to select the attorney of your choice. Be careful to read your contract to insure you do not incur a fee for this.

  4. My mother passed away of medical negligence, hospital wants to settle out of court, offering money but i would get nothing only

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Timothy Robert Reilley
    2. Jeffrey Mark Adams
    3. Kevin W Conner
    4. Ajay Mohan Kwatra
    4 lawyer answers

    I am only licensed in Washington so I am answering in generalities. Please confirm my observations with a qualified attorney in your state. Did your mother have a will? If so, she may have left everything to your brother. This would include a potential tort claim of her estate. If she did not have a will, there will be statutes that control the intestate distribution of her estate (including these funds). It would be strange if your brother received part of the distribution but you did not...

  5. I am getting denyed an insurance claim from Farmers Insurance from an accident and she recieved the ticket

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. John H Barrett
    2. Justin Steele Ross
    3. William G. Mccabe
    4. Kevin W Conner
    4 lawyer answers

    As the previous attorney indicated, you may have little luck convincing the Insurance Company to change their mind. Since their insured said you caused (or contributed) to the accident, the Insurance Company has a legal right to rely upon that information. Unfortunately, the ticket means little due to the fact the officer was not an actual witness to the accident. Be careful negotiating a partial liability resolution because that means you not only are agreeing to take less than full amount...

  6. Car accident while driving with a learners permit without someone else in the car with me

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Christian K. Lassen II
    2. Ryan Hugh Sargent
    3. Kevin W Conner
    3 lawyer answers

    With respect to your portion of the question asking "is it up to the person to press charges...", the answer is "NO". It is pure prosecutorial discretion whether to prosecute a crime or infraction. a "victim" is technically just another witness but prosecutors will get input from them so they may influence the decision but it is simply not their decision to make.

  7. Do I have a chance fighting my ticket?

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Loren M. Dickstein
    2. Andrew Daniel Myers
    3. Kevin W Conner
    3 lawyer answers

    Remember, the prosecuting authority has the burden of proof. This means they have to bring the eye-witnesses and other evidence against you. What other people told the police officer is hearsay and will not be admissible (make sure you object). It is possible the eye-witness may not show for the hearing and thus the case would have to be dismissed. I never go into a hearing relying on a witness not showing but I have witnessed many cases being dismissed due to a lack of evidence. Good luck.

  8. Legal Liability- Accident while driving uninsured vehicle

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Ajay Mohan Kwatra
    2. Harry Edward Hudson Jr
    3. John Winston Phillips
    4. Kevin W Conner
    4 lawyer answers

    I am an attorney in Washington State so this should not be interpreted as a legal opinion in your state. In general, if your nephew is a licensed driver (and caused the accident), his insurance should cover this situation. It is unclear from the facts who caused the accident. If someone other than your nephew caused the accident, the fact this vehicle was uninsured is irrelevant. Driving an uninsured vehicle is not a defense to someone elses negligence.

  9. Assault at Dominos just want to no if i had a good strong case

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Pamela Koslyn
    2. Kevin Paul Smith
    3. Steven Mark Sweat
    4. Adam David Sorrells
    5. Kevin W Conner
    5 lawyer answers

    Based upon the facts that you set forth, you would have a valid cause of action. The issue may come down to whether or not you "assumed the risk" by going outside with him. (In other words, factually will your actions be taken as an implicit agreement to go outside and fight?). Given the fact you say you were walking away from him, this may not be an issue. If found liable for assaulting you, the Defendant would be responsible for all monetary damages such as medical bills, lost wages etc.,...

  10. An Author used my name in her book along with remarks I did not like.

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Jeremiah Michael Hodges
    2. Peter Robert Stone
    3. Kevin W Conner
    3 lawyer answers

    I practice in the state of Washington. There are many factors that need to be considered such as 1) whether you are a public or private citizen, 2) whether the comments caused you financial loss in some way, 3) whether the comments regarded your profession, 4) whether the comments caused you non-financial injuries such as emotional distress (which may require a physical manifestation), and 5) whether the comment was in fact true. I agree with the previous answer, you need to contact a...

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