Other driver was at fault. $14,400 in lost wages.
Yes. The typical motor vehicle contract states the plaintiff's attorney will get 1/3 of the eventual recovery. The recovery will include lost wages.See question
A man has sent over 8,000 emails, letters, tweets and facebook messages defaming my character and trying to, in his own words, ruin my life. I have plenty of evidence of the slander/defamation.
You don't "file charges" for libel as that implies a criminal action. Instead, you can file a civil lawsuit. You can file in Small Claims Court by yourself. That is more of a People's Court type of environment. If you have damages to your ability to work or make money, I would hire an attorney. I would then consider filing suit in Superior Court should it prove necessary.See question
what are the legal consequences? can the person with no insurance be sued by people hurt in accident?
Make sure that the driver isn't covered by another policy. If the driver was driving another person's car, you probably can go after their insurance. Also, you should check to see if the driver has other insurance policies or vehicles. Check to see if any relatives live in the driver's home as you may be able to access their policy. The driver could have been on the job, and their employer could be liable. Finally, as the other attorney said, you should call your own insurance company and see if you have UM coverage.See question
The insurance comp took about a week to get me a rental so i had no ride. Should i even bother going now?
Yes. Even though the insurance company will argue a "gap in treatment", you should still go. At least you will cut off that gap. Also, you might be able to get the rental delay into evidence. Insurance is typically inadmissible, but if they argue a gap in treatment you should be able to explain.See question
Someone failed to stop at a stop sign,I have been released from the chiropractor since Oct 2012. My two children where also involved in accident. I have an attorney and still haven't heard anything about my case it has been almost 5 months now.
Like many lawyer answers, I will say "it depends". Your case appears to have clear liability, which can be a major hurdle. You have been released from care, which can be another hurdle or cause of delay. If your attorney has sent the adjuster all of the medical records, you should have a response from the insurance company by now. Some cases can take time, especially if there is low property damage or a difficult adjuster. For now, just call your attorney and ask him or her if the demand package has been sent out yet and check on the status. A typical chiropractor case should take a few months to resolve unless there are problems with the case.See question
Opposite party is trying to get away by weather condition. I like to make sure that my medical expenses are fully satisfy by compensation and also my for my daughter. My car has been totaled, i want to make sure that I get fully compensation to my...
While we have had some bad weather the last few weeks here in NC, it doesn't excuse drivers from driving carefully under these difficult conditions. Essentially, what the other driver may claim will be "sudden emergency". This defense is only applicable when the alleged emergency was not created by the driver. In other words, they claim that the road was icy. If true, the driver should slow down, change lanes carefully, follow at a safe distance, etc. If the driver doesn't adjust to the weather conditions, his or her own negligence has created the "emergency" of sliding and causing an accident. In other words, this may be the reason the accident happened, but it would not be a viable defense. Having said all of the above to help you understand, insurance companies will try and low ball you over most any reason. The other attorneys are probably right, and you will likely have to call a Charlotte attorney.See question
I (photographer) posted a mildly provocative political comment on a friend's (model) facebook page. Another poster (who I don't know and have never met) took offense and then referred to as a "creeper". I stated that attacking someone's character ...
Small claims may not be a bad idea. You will need to show: a defamatory statement, was false and was published. You should have a libel per se claim as you have been impeached in your profession. Andrews v. Elliot 109 NC 271 (1993). In small claims, you will need to seek damages not an apology. You could just agree to drop the claim with such an apology. Small claims proceedings are simple: http://www.nccourts.org/Courts/Trial/SClaims/See question
I was very sick and after a year consulted an attorney. I did not file charges (misfired staples was the cause). He sent letters saying he was going to sue the doctor and the cardiologist. Now, no doctors will help me. It appears that I have s...
Your claim will be complicated by the fact that the normal Statute of Limitations for filing a medical malpractice lawsuit is three years. So, you will probably not have a viable claim. There are some exceptions to this rule, but they are complicated. You could consider writing the NC Medical Board to see if they can "encourage" some doctors to see you. Aside from that, you should continue to try other doctors. I would be surprised if no doctor will see you.See question
The ins. Companies policy holder was at fault. During the negotiations, I made it clear that I completely understand the contractual defintion of insurance. Still was only compensated for 58% of the loss. Not able to locate a comparable vehicle fo...
Also, the insurance company is only required to pay Fair Market Value for your vehicle not replacement value. If you go to NADA.com, you can input your vehicle information to see what it is worth. Of course, this exercise would be only for your possible piece of mind as your claim is likely released.See question
It would be against my fiances ex wife. We have text messages and also the oldest daughter states that she says bad words about me in front of them as well.
The above two posts raise good points. Additionally, "charges" implies a criminal action, which will not work. Civil claims for defamation usually require significant damages to pursue. For example, someone wrongfully accuses you of a crime and you lose your job. Under those circumstances, you could possibly claim lost wages. This would be the actual damages you will usually need.See question