careless driving because pedestrian claims my car hit her

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Re: careless driving because pedestrian claims my car hit her

by: Zatota on
Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:34 pm

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Sat Apr 14, 2018 8:41 pm
yeah lists the parties which is me and the lady and has a stamp that says the superior court of justice and a signature with the ministry of attorney generals address. Everything else is just the technical jargon that she wants to steal my insurance money
You need to figure out which level and which court it is, as you'll have to file a defence within a strict time limit. That time started "ticking" the day you were served with the claim.


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by: Zatota on
Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:35 pm

argyll wrote:
Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:42 am
Why are you dealing with this ? Surely this is between her and your insurance company.
For now, he has no choice. He has to respond to the claim. There are options, such as notifying the insurance company, filing a cross-claim against the insurance company, etc., but because she sued him, he still needs to deal with it.






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by: Zatota on
Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:38 am

dude wrote:
Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:35 am
Yeah I already contacted my insurance company and they said they are going to take care of it. So at this point I can't really do anything since it is in the insurance hands now.
Regardless, make sure someone files a defence for you. You don't want this woman obtaining default judgement against you. That could expose you to enforcement action and could affect your credit rating.


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Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:46 pm

Got a call from my Insurance lawyer saying that they have been hired by my insurance company to deal with this matter. They told me that they are suing for more then the $1 mill coverage that insurance companies provide and that if they win I will have to pay the difference out of my own pocket. I think they wanted to go for like $2 mill or something

Is this normal?? that they usually go over someones insurance policy? I mean she can try to claim that but the fact is I don't have a house or any other assets lol So she can't take money that I don't have. I wonder what kind of drugs she is on lol


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by: Zatota on
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:47 pm

dude wrote:
Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:46 pm
Got a call from my Insurance lawyer saying that they have been hired by my insurance company to deal with this matter. They told me that they are suing for more then the $1 mill coverage that insurance companies provide and that if they win I will have to pay the difference out of my own pocket. I think they wanted to go for like $2 mill or something

Is this normal?? that they usually go over someones insurance policy? I mean she can try to claim that but the fact is I don't have a house or any other assets lol So she can't take money that I don't have. I wonder what kind of drugs she is on lol
Of course it's normal. I could sue you for $100 million if I wanted. But if I had given a police report that I'd been released from hospital without injury, I'd be crazy to do it. I can't see her winning, based on that statement.






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by: dude on
Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:42 am

argyll wrote:
Thu Apr 26, 2018 5:28 pm
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Wed Apr 25, 2018 4:18 pm
Countersue?
On what grounds ?
Well I just want to put this behind me and not think about it anymore. Too much of a headache. But just for my own knowledge can't I sue her for like not showing up to traffic court to dispute my 3 charges I got withdrawn back last year. For wasting money on a paralegal, time off work etc.


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by: dude on
Tue May 01, 2018 10:36 am

Hi Everyone,

Sorry for all the questions but I was wondering if someone can tell me how I can order a court transcript of my traffic charges I fought a year ago and got them withdrawn. I am hoping this transcript can lead to some kind of evidence that can discredit this woman and her accusations so she does not win any settlement from my insurance.


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by: argyll on
Tue May 01, 2018 1:04 pm

There is a lawyer working your case so let them do their job. The amount of the claim is ludicrous and she is just hoping for an easy settlement. If the insurance company want to give her one to save on legal fees then that is fine but there is no way (based on what you have told us) that it is even going to be close to the million limit.
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