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What is a reasonable settlement in a drunk driver rear ending accident?
-My wife was rear ended and the car was thrown into a construction arrow trailer used to signal lane closures. The car is completely totaled due to the damage on the front, side and rear end. We did take her to the ER to get inspected and checked out. Both of us also took off work for precautionary purposes. The gentleman who rear ended us, did not pass a sobriety test and was taken in handcuffs to the police station. Two witnesses stayed at the scene citing erratic driving and possible speeding. The police were called and a report was filed. I do not know if he was charged with a DUI/DWI but it might say in the report once that is available. As for insurance and settlements, I know I could argue the value of the car, the additions I just had added to it and my roof rack that was installed. I can also vie for lost wages. We are fortunate to have another car we can drive, so a rental is not necessary, however, I am keeping track of mileage, trips, time ect and will seek compensation. Big question is pain and suffering and medical expenses. Is there a max I can ask for, or a guide? Any help is appreciated, we are lucky no fatalities occurred and he should be punished.
Consult a personal injury to give advice. The extent of injury, medical expenses, lost wages and other factors are...
II believe my case falls under state vs nece?
I was in a accident nobody else involved was taken by ambulance to hospital police arrived tells me hes going to take some blood to test for dui and if i refuse then my liscense will be taken and i could go to jail i said i dont have much choice it wasnt really voluntary but they took it. department of justice concedes that a pos. drug test for presence of a drug metabolism does not indicate recency,frenquency, or amount of use,or impairment.i was eventually charged with dui ,convicted .wouldnt this be illegal search
Any illegal search should have been addressed before trial. Retain local counsel and appeal your conviction if you...
HHow could i been convicted of dui? I was in accident nobody else involved while at work high winds and fatigue was the cause ..
Officer stated he smelt alcohol. I dont drink.he did a blood draw it came back pos. For marijuana ,meth.was this search of blood legal topeka ks
Were you convicted or just arrested? In either event you are asking the wrong question. If you were arrested then...
How to convert from Kansas to Massachusetts Drivers License?
I got a DUI in mid 2015 in Kansas. My court date was not till March 2016. I was on a restricted DL from June 2016 till April 2017. Now from April 2017 till April 2018, I still have to have a breathalyzer in the car. I am moving to Massachusetts and will need to convert over. Will Massachusetts see that I haven't had any problems and convert me over to a normal DL or will they give me a restricted DL? I called Kansas department of Revenue and the person I talked to told me that since Kansas has a "hold" on my DL, Massachusetts will not issue me a DL and that I will have to keep Kansas Plates and DL Until April 2017. That doesn't make sense especially if I get pulled over. I do know that Massachusetts is not a part of the Drivers License Pact so I am not sure if that would make a difference or not? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Let me start by stating that I am an attorney that is licensed to practice law in 3 states, one being Kansas. However,...
First time being charged with a DUI, and I blew under a .08 in both the field test and the one at the station.
Hello. I am facing a dui charge in Lawrence KS. Both the field test and the in station test I blew below a 0.08. I wasn't speeding, and the arresting officer said I violated a flashing red traffic light (which was also included in my citation). They didn't give me any DMV/license suspension paper work. I've already contacted a DUI attourney. Will I need to file the 14 day appeal for my license? If we take this to court what should I expect regarding my punishment? Will I be facing a driver license suspension or need to get an IID installed?
If you already have an attorney that is who you should be asking questions of. He will know the important information...
Dui charge in driveway.. Cop says he saw me driving.. Was outside of car . in my driveway no keys in ignition ?
No traffic stop.. Why wasnt i pulled over.. If he saw me driving and said i crossed center lane. Cop approached me on foot. At my doorstep.. Will it hold up in court
Yes, it is a valid arrest. You have no right to object to when or where he approached you as long as he saw you...
HHow could i get my case retried i was convicted of dui and i m a few days past appeal deadline
I misunderstood i thought appeal was filed after sentencing. Was trying to find different attorney for appeal
Appeals are not re-trials. What legal errors were made in your case?....Generally appeal deadlines are jurisdictional...