How much time a victim of a car accident have to file a civil suit against the driver in NY State?
No. The state is not responsible for the accident or the driver. You can file suit against the uninsured motorist. Read More
What happens to your drivers license when you are at fault in an auto accident do they get point on your driver licence?
Yes. How many points depends on the state in which you live and the EXACT charge against you. Read More
It all depends on the state in which the accident happened as well as the type of accident. Read More
No. A civil suit is what we call the lawsuit that follows a motor vehicle accident when the victim sues for damages. Civil actions or criminal actions can be filed after an accident depending on the basis for the action. Criminal charges can be prosecuted by the state if the accident was caused by any motor vehicle violations or criminal negligence. Civil suits can be filed against the other party for damages on behalf of… Read More
the driver is liable However if you have insurance that covers the other person by name or "any other driver" then a claim can be made against your insurance. This would make a great court case depending in which state this accident takes place! Read More
If you were in a car accident and the other person was at fault should her insurance pay for your rental car medical bills and all of your repairs?
yes, assuming the are all accident related and she is 100% negligent, and therfore liable/responsible for your damages.......if a specific problem with some of this give more details and i can be of more assistance..... It also depends on whether your state is a "no fault" state or not. In a "no fault" state, the parties involved in an auto accident are automatically reimbursed by their own insurance company. However, it is still possible for… Read More
In a felony case, the crime you commit is not against the person, it is against the STATE. The individual victim does not "charge" you with anything. It is the STATE that charges you, the victim is merely the complaining witness. If they wish not to cooperate, the state MAY drop the case, but it is not certain that they will. Read More
What happens if you have no insurance on a rental car and a signed driver gets into an accident who is responsible for the other cars damages?
It depends on the state the accident occurred in. In California the renter is responsible. Again this varies by the state of the accident. Read More
State Farm does offer a good driving discount. They also offer discounts if you are a defensive driver, if you are an accident-free driver, and if you have an anti-theft device for your car. Read More
Are there points on your license if you have an accident in Maryland and the driver is licensed in Virginia?
Yes, the current state you are in is the state that you must follow the laws by. You will have points on your license for an accident in Maryland even if you are in Virginia. Read More
He or she will get arrested and put in jail. Read More
3 yrs statue of limitations Read More
Not necessarily unless the 'owner' is also the parent of the underage driver. If not, assuming the car was insured, the insurance company may deny the claim. If the vehicle was not insured, then it becomes a civil matter where the owner of the vehicle may be sued by the accident victim and may be found responsible for not having had the vehicle insured if it is the law in your state. If this is… Read More
Because defendants in a criminal case have committed a crime not just against a specific victim or victims, but against the State/society in general. Read More
Can other drivers claim bodily injury from your insurance for a car accident in which driver is found at fault?
Yes, the driver who was at fault is responsible for the bodily injury for anyone who has been hurt in the accident. The percentage of payment that has to be made would depend upon the percentage of fault for the accident, the prevaling norms of the state or province where the accident ocurred. Read More
What might the consequences be for a roommate borrowing your car with permission and then having an accident in a different state other than where the car is insured?
Assuming your friend has insurance, they would file a claim against the other insurnace company. If your friend doesn't have insurance, you'll have to pursue your firend civillay to recover damages. Insurance follows the driver, not the car, so it doesn't matter which state the accident was in. Read More
Who is liable in washington state if an insured licensed driver hits an insured vehicle with an unlicensed driver?
The at fault driver always has the primary liability for the damages they cause in an accident. (The guy who rams the other guy). Read More
It depends on the statue of limitations for the individual state. Read More
In the state of Texas If an uninsured person driving a borrowed car causes an auto accident does the driver or the owner of the car pay for the accident?
Some states are different, but in Michigan, the company who insured the car is responsible. They can then go after the uninsured driver Some states are different, but in Michigan the company who insured the car is responsible. They can then go after the driver . Read More
My 19 year old son suffered head injury due to a car accident cant find life insurance can you help?
If your son does not have any insurance coverage for his injury, there are alternatives for you to receive financial compensation, depending on the circumstances: If he was a passenger in the car accident that gave him his head injury, you may file a claim against the driver of the car he was a passenger of. In some cases, some car insurance policies also cover passengers of the vehicle. If he was the driver of… Read More
When someone drives your vehicle and has an accident who's insurance is responsible in the state of Texas?
Usually it is the driver, there may be some liability if the car was in a state of disrepair or he was acting on your instructions. Read More
If you are victim of an accident caused by a person with minimum insurance, then it would limit how much you'd be able to collect from the at fault driver's insurance. But you could still try to gain personal assets from that at fault driver. If you are the driver who caused the accident and you have minimum insurance, then the person(s) you hit could potentially exhaust all the money in your state minimum policy… Read More
It depends on the state, policy, and company. Some will if you were an authorized driver of the vehicle and you had an accident. Read More
No. It is against the law in all 50 states. Read More
What can you do if you are involved in an accident was not your fault and the other driver has no insurance?
if you have collision coverage file under that then your company will subrogate the uninsured driver...if no collision coverage you can file a state report, and/or small claims action..... Read More
Depends on the state laws. Typically driver insurance coverage is extended to any driver of the vehicle insured. Insurance covers the vehicle and any legally licensed driver with permission to operate the vehicle. Read More
I can only speak for Florida because that is where I live and it is a no fault State. In Florida it really would make no difference to you if the other driver did not inform his insurance company of an accident. Really, you would only have to file a claim with your own company and contact his insurance company after the accident. I would just make sure you have the other drivers info so… Read More
Tennessee is not a no fault state. When a person has been injured due to a motor vehicle accident will collect payment from the at-fault driver which is called tort liability. Read More
Domestic assault in Tennessee is an assault against a victim. The state prohibits the abuse of current or former family members or romantic partners. Read More
Whether the victim shows up or not has nothing to do with you. If you are in court, you almost certainly have been arrested already. If the victim doesn't show up at the trial (in court) then the state may lose their case against you. Read More
What happens if the state motions to prosecute a domestic violence offender after the charges are dropped?
Assuming that you mean the charges were originally taken by the victim and dropped by or at the request of the victim, Then if the state (in GA at least) motions to prosecute (typically domestics) on behalf of the state, then the charges stand and the victim takes on the role of victim/witness in stead of victim/complainant. The state can continue to pursue domestic violence charges and prosecution in domestic situations now due to laws… Read More
If you are the driver of a friends car involved in an accident are you covered under your insurance or the owners insurance?
depends on the company and the details of the accident. most commonly the owner of the vehicles' insurance will pay the claim and then subrogate (recover money paid out) against the drivers insurance company. for example, let's say you have state farm and i have allstate. you are borrowing my car and get into an at fault accident that cause $10,000 in damages. allstate will go ahead and pay the $10,000 to the other party… Read More
Laws vary from state to state. However, I don't know of anywhere that it is illegal, but it is very irresponsible. If a passenger is in the car when the driver is pulled over for driving without a licence, the passenger may be ticketed or jailed, depending on the state, and the passenger would more than likely get a ride home and nothing more. If you know that the driver of a vehicle is not… Read More
In the state of Arizona, there is no specified time limit in which an insurance company has to settle a claim with an insured party or with a third party that has filed a claim. An individual does have a time limit of two years in which to file a lawsuit against the driver who was at fault in an accident. Read More
Who is at fault if driver A was cited for reckless driving but driver B had the stop sign and yielded then made the turn but was hit in the rear left corner of car?
Well, you have the obligation to yield right of way, but if the other driver was cited then it's likely his fault. A copy of the accident report will clearly state which driver is at fault. Read More
It is generally used to describe a serious offense (e.g.: such as treason) committed against a national government. However in its 'looser' meaning it can be used to describe ANY offense against the statutes, or any law, passed by a state legislature or the national government. When you commit a serious offense against an individual - although they are the "victim," "complainant," or "complaining witness" - you have actually committed a crime against the laws… Read More
If the car is parked illegally, its driver will be considered at fault. The thinking is that if this person hadn't parked illegally in the first place, the accident probably would have been avoided. Traffic laws vary from state to state, however, so its best to check with the state where the accident occurred traffic laws. Read More
If you are involved in an accident and have auto liability insurance and the other driver does not what are your rights?
Liability insurance for drivers is a requirement in the state of Mississippi. The other party involved in this accident does not have insurance. I do have liability insurance. The accident was not reported although law enforcement was called and an accident report was completed. The other party now wants me to fix her automobile. What are my rights in this situation? Read More
Statute of limitations vary state to state. In Georgia the limitation is 2 years from the date of the accident to file a claim against an insurance carrier. Read More
If in an at fault accident and you have no insurance and there is no injurys to either party and no police come and make a report what should the uninsured driver expect in California or any state?
The uninsured driver, assuming they are at fault, can expect to be pursued civilly by either the other driver's insurance company or the other driver. The uninsured motorist can be sued for damages and any other expenses incurred as a result of the accident, including court costs. Read More
Is embellezement consider a federal offense or a state offense This took place in VA against a Lowes store.?
It can depend entirely on who, or what, was the target/victim of the embezzlement. Read More
Who insurance is responsible if your daughter was driving her boyfriends car and got into an accident and the other driver did not produce current coverage but your daughters boyfriend did?
There are several issues here. Who's fault was it to cause the accident. Are you in a "no fault" state? Did the other driver have insurance or just did not have proof? Does the boyfriend have a uninsured motorist rider on his policy? These are questions that have to be answered before we can proceed. Read More
In a NJ accident with a NJ driver at fault and a PA driver which policy covers the Bodily INJury claim?
All insurance policys must conform to the laws of the state that the vehicle is being driven/wreck in. Whom ever is at fault for the loss, their policy will cover the injured party. If the N.J. driver is at fault then their policy will pay the injured PA driver under the N.J. policys bodily injury coverage. Subject to the rules of the state..Is it a p.i.p. state? If so the thresold must be eclipsed. Read More
Absolutely, especially if the driver injures or kills someone while on the clock. The victim can sue, the city, the state...they can all sue you. Read More
you are required to notify your insurer. A new driver is considered a change in the risk factors associated with your policy, and you are required to report such changes within 30 days. If you fail to add a new driver to your policy, especially if the driver is a minor child, your insurer may deny any coverage in the event of a Wisconsin motor vehicle accident even if it's not your fault. Read More
A case by the state against a drunk driver for disobeying the law is a criminal case. If some sues a drunk driver for damages the driver caused as a result of their negligance, that would be a civil case. Read More
Not necessarily. The prosecution (The State) does not need the participation of the victim. Furthermore, the victim cannot "drop the charges" since the charges are not brought by the victim. The charges are brought by The State on behalf of the victim - who may or may not wish to participate. Occasionally, at the request of a victim, The State may agree to drop the charges. Read More
The state of circumstances directly before an accident happened. Read More
It would depend on the state the accident was in. State laws would determine who is responsible. in California the renter is responsible regardless of fault. Also if you accept the LDW (Loss Damage Waiver) and you violate the contract the LDW/CDW is void. So if an unauthorized driver was driving the car and got into an accident, the renter would still be responsible. Read More