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Our son is 30 but a very reserved person. He was involved in

Our son is 30 but a very reserved person. He was involved in an auto accident with a minor. We live in Maine. The minor failed to yield right of way causing significant damage to my son's auto. The parent of the minor who caused the accident did not list his son on his auto insurance policy, so the insurance company will not pay for the damages caused by the collision. The parent will not pay for damages, tow yard storage fees, car rental, etc...We have a police report and a video showing the accident. We helped our son pay for the cost of tow yard storage and loaned him money to help him get a vehicle so he could get to work. My question is in a small claim case can we be listed as a plaintiff to recover the costs that were loaned to our son. We know our son and believe that he would have a very difficult time in court. We do not want to see a person that is painfully reserved being taken advantage of by these people that failed to cover their teenage driver. Can you advise?JA: What state is this in? And how old is the car?Customer: Maine, car is a 2007 Honda Civic.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The tow yard costs were $2000 dollars as we had no place to store the car on our property.

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I have a question around working with an Insurance company

I have a question around working with an Insurance company after a car accident. What our my rights as the innocent party? The insurance company offered a settlement but it seems insufficient.JA: What state is this in? And how old is the car?Customer: Arizona. The car was a 2007 Avalon. The police report clearly named the other at fault. Geico is representing the other driver. They offered me $2000.00. I had a leg injury, provided pictures, have anxiety, etc. that has continued to linger. So I guess I was thinking the other driver's coverage would compensate for all of the wide reaching effects of her negligence.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Well the accident was attended by two police officers, they documented their findings. I sent the evidence to both Insurance companies, mine and the other drivers.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No, I just want to know if I'm being unreasonable with expecting more in compensation, especially since today Geico advised they accept full liablity. Ok sounds good. Thank you.

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Loren

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Were not sent, after repeated requests, to the at fault

were not sent, after repeated requests, to the at fault person's insurance company and thus I did not receive reimbursement for the additional diagnostics (+$3000), her fees, pain and adequate compensation for my pain and suffering. I do not feel as though I should pay her bill but now has threatened to turn over to collections. I can file a complaint with the state medical board but, of course, they do not get involved with patient billing..JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location. Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: New MexicoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Physican did not respond to new, disconcerting symptoms after repeated phone calls and speaking to her nurse and asking for an appointment or if the doctor thought I should go to the ER.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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I was in an auto accident March 11th. It was my fault. I

I was in an auto accident March 11th. It was my fault. I backed out of a parking spot and scrapped the paint on the other cars bumper and broke a reflector. I didn't have car insurance. I have called the other party to pay for the damage done to their car. but it has been 2 weeks and I haven't heard back from them. I don't want to just pay the fine for the accident, because that would be admitting guilt. Do I call the other driver again to find out what is going on? By the way I got insurance as soon as I realized I didn't have it.JA: What state is this in? And how old is the car?Customer: It is in Tennessee and her vehicle is a 2005 model.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes, the police were called to the accident and a report was filed.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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Lucy, Esq.

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I was just involved in an auto accident a few hours ago. I

I was just involved in an auto accident a few hours ago. I am sure the other driver was at fault, but the officer said fault is undetermined. I was hit going through a stop sign. The officer said our options were to just walk away and file a claim with our own insurance or he could cite us both and we go to court and argue it out. In the moment we both decided to just file our individual claims. What options do I have at this point if I am not comfortable with that decision. I know I have to wait for the police report, because we did not exchange information.

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I have a real estate question posted that requires

I have a real estate question posted that requires commenting on 2 insurance policies( home and umbrella) Can you please answer? Thanks!

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Ray

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I have written a lengthy message to send to you. It's 650

Hello. I have written a lengthy message to send to you. It's 650 words. What's the best way to get it to you? I can cut and paste if that works.JA: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: Not sure what you mean. I was the POA for a friend who has since died leaving no will.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Do you want me to attach my document outlining the detail or talk to the lawyer directly?

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Got in an auto accident about 3 years ago. My fault. Claim

got in an auto accident about 3 years ago. My fault. Claim exceeds insured limit of $5k (Ca). Other party declined amount my insurance would cover. Now State Farm is suing for $7k (plus attorney fees and interest) in civil matter. Not sure how to proceed here.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CAJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I filed with my insurance carrier (Progressive) and there was no police report (no injury)JA: This sounds important. The lawyer will definitely help you with this. I'm going to connect you with a lawyer who has 8775 happy customers and a 4.6 out of 5 Rating. Anything else we should know before I connect you?Customer: let's see The damages are not nearly what she's claiming. I have pictures. Progressive did a claim assessment at $5k

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I was working in a good year tire store last december when i

i was working in a good year tire store last december when i damaged a customer's car. now a collection agency is seeking $4300 in damages because geico refused to cover the loss. i think good year carries insurance on their employees for accidental damage by employees to custom ers' vehicles in these cases. what is my legal liability in this matter?JA: What state is this in? And how old is the car?Customer: los angeles, calif. 2016 mercedes. it was brand new.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: geico called me that night. they insured the car. i don't know who underwrites good year for their business but i'm sure they cover that.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: that's all i know.

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