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What if you are in a car wreck with no insurance and the other driver is at fault?

What if you are in a car wreck with no insurance and the other driver is at fault?Doesn’t matter at all. You are required to have insurance and the fact that the other driver may be responsible does not protect you at all.

If you are in an accident and the other driver says you were at fault does this mean your car will not be repaired by your or their insurance?

No, if you have the right coverage (collision) your company will still pay for your car.

What happens if you have no insurance but the other driver was at fault?

No Insurance, But Other Driver at FaultGenerally, the same thing that would happen if you did have insurance. Albeit every state has different insurance laws, fault is not determined by who has or does not have insurance. This is a common mistake. However, all states have penalties for driving uninsured and in most states, they can be severe. Penalties such as license suspension, strong fines, road squad assignments, etc. This is in addition to the enhanced cost of your insurance. But, this is true whether you have an accident or not; simply being pulled over for any traffic disturbance will have the same result. And if you did cause the accident? Oh, man…. Here are more opinions and answers from other FAQ Farmers: .
In the cases where the other driver was at fault, they (or their insurer) should pay. However, YOU will have to submit the claim to their insurance carrier. And their carrier will say they are not going to pay because yada-yada-yada. So then you have to sue. In most jursidictions, each driver will collect from their own insurance company and the companies take care of all the nasty stuff. .
I was just in an accident and instantaneously began calling attorneys. Get an attorney, and don’t just treat it yourself. Attempt to go for a traffic law attorney and claim for individual injury. Whatever you do don’t give a statement to the insurance company and don’t let them talk to anyone but your attorney. They may seem nice, but they aren’t your friend, and you indeed can view yourself as the enemy toward them. I was told the insurance adjuster would be out there by today, and they still haven’t come. The car accident happened almost a week ago and my car is sitting out in a lot uncovered with the interior exposed. Get insurance if you can, even liability, because at least you’ll have help from an insurance company that’s willing to deal with the issues for you. In most cases, the other party will pay for your vehicle damages -IF- their insurance company accepts liability. That is a function of whether or not the other person admits liability, if there is a police report in your favor, or if there are witnesses to the accident that support the contention that the other party was at fault. Some states have a “no pay, no play” law which bars people from suing for non-economic damages if they are uninsured but that restricts ache and suffering type of claims. Not auto damages. If the adverse insurance company denies liability, should you get an attorney? That depends on the facts of the case. It is not always in your best interest to get an attorney involved. If you are injured, you should get an attorney. If you are just attempting to recover your vehicle damages, there are more cost effective/time effective options. Getting an attorney for auto damages only WILL BE COUNTERPRODUCTIVE for a number of reasons. 1.) it would be hard to find a lawyer to take such a case because the money is too puny. Two.) a lawyer would never actually take this kind of case to court because it would cost more to go to court than the entire claim is worth. Instead the attorney would attempt to negotiate the claim and take a diminished settlement so they don’t have to go to court. This is going to mean less money for youTrio.) the attorney is going to take a third of the diminished settlement they collect further reducing the money you get. Four.) when an attorney gets involved in an insurance claim, it sets off warning signals to insurance adjusters and the claim is treated differently. namely the insurance company is going to hire and attorney to deal with your attorney and the entire process is going to be drug out over years. In the end, you are going to wait a truly long time to get a disappointing settlement.

Does the at-fault driver with total coverage insurance pay for the other car?

%DETAILS% NoThe person who is at-fault is responsible for your damages. His insurance will pay for everything. Tow, rental, damages.

What should you do if your parked car was hit by a driver insured with no fault and you have no insurance?

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I know someone presently in that situation. If the insured person is at fault (states so on police report) you should do your best to obtain a police report and get his insurance information. You or your attorney should contact his insurance company to file a claim. This is the stage my friend is at. I will let you know how it turns out. In her situation she was able to obtain an arrest report as it was the hit and run of a parked car by a buzzed driver. The driver was arrested that evening and several other cars on the block were bruised.

If you have PLPD and your car is totaled in an accident that is not your fault will the other drivers insurance cover your damages?

I have PLPD insurance and was in an accident that was the other driver’s fault. The lady’s insurance paid for the damages, around $3000 which was the blue book retail value of the car, and they paid for a rental car for a brief period. Since I had PLPD insurance, I had to pay for extra insurance on my rental vehicle, $12 a day extra, that their insurance would not cover and came out of my own pocket.

If a passenger died in a car accident where it was determined the other driver was at fault whose insurance pays the victim’s family?

In most states, the law would hold both parties responsible. Therefore, both companies would be liable for any judgment rendered. The extent of each could be determined by the policies and/or the court. That would not mean that the victims family could not file a lawsuit.

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 petite claims act…..

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If you have uninsured motorist insurance are in an accident and its you fault other driver has no insurance or drivers license can you get your car immobile if you only have liability insurance?

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As a broker, I can tell you NO, there is no coverage if you are at fault. Now if you are only partially at fault, example, 50%, and it’s proven, there may be coverage under your carrier. I’m in Canada where things are a bit different but it wouldn’t hurt you to attempt right?

If you are found over 50 at fault by the other drivers insurance company even tho’ the other driver ran a crimson light does your insurance company have to pay for damages to the other driver’s car?

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Believe it or not insurance compaines are fair and they do investigations to determine liability. If they don’t they can get in trouble with the Dept. of Insurance. If the other drivers carrier found you over 50% at fault it is most likely because you have some liability too. Were you speeding ? Were you inattentive ( on a cellphone, etc )? Could you not tell them your side of the story ? If so, and despite the fact the adverse driver ran the light they owe it to their client not to pay you 100%. Your carrier would also do an investigation to detremine what percentage they would pay of the advers drivers harm – it may or may not be the same as the other carrier is paying you.

What happens to drivers that have wrecks and do not have insurance?

The are responsible for all damages they cause, (must pay back the insurance company) they may lose their license and any plates registered in their name, they will have large fines to deal with, they will have a hard time getting insurance, and will likely have to carry and SR22 filing as well. And goes without telling their premiums will likely be high.

What happens to a drivers that have wrecks and do not have insurance?

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Depends on lots of factors. Laws of your state, who was at fault. You drove without insurance, and by doing that you place yourself in a position of accepting the risks normally covered by insurance. You may be liable for monetary awards for property and physical harm. And of course you will have to repair your own car. In addition you may pay a fine. But that is very likely the least of your worries. You saved a little money by not paying for insurance, and now you may spend lots of money for that decision.

Who is at fault if an underage driver wrecks a car and no other car is involved in the accident?

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If there is no other vehicle involved in the accident, then the only person who can be at fault is the underage driver.

What if you are in a car wreck with no insurance and the other driver is at fault?

What happens if a person with a suspended license is driving another persons car who is licensed but doesn’t have insurance and there was an accident that was the fault of the other driver?

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File a claim with the other party’s carrier and hope that they accept liability for the incident, otherwise you may learn a lesson the hard way.

If an uninsured driver wrecks the car of an insured driver is the uninsured driver still responsible?

If the accident was caused by the uninsured driver than the uninsured driver is certainly still responsible.

What will happen if an uninsured licensed driver wrecks your car on public property and you have insurance?

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If your insurance covers someone else driving your car, no problem. If not, it’s your car and you are legally responsible for whatever harm there is. In other words, you are responsible because you loaned him the car.

Can your insurance company do anything if none of the drivers involved a car wreck gave information?

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It truly depends on how reasonable they are. If you are in an accident and the other party or parties turn down to give information regardless of who is at fault, then CALL THE POLICE because a police report is the best weapon against anyone involved in the crash attempting to switch their story later. If you’re not at fault for an accident and you have no other information on anyone else, your insurance company may be suspicious about that and could fairly possibly reject your claim or pay it but make it a chargeable account to YOUR POLICY.

If you are at fault but there was no police report and the other driver was driving someone else’s car and they have no insurance and a suspended license will your insurer or you still have to pay?

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Most insurers are indeed going to want a police report before they pay. I suspect that the possessor of the car is going to find some way of getting their car immobile. If they have the details about you, they are either going to treatment your insurance company or you for compensation. They can file a police report, but usually the police want both parties to be present.

Will auto insurance cover an accident if one is at fault however the driver in the other vehicle is not the possessor of that car and is not on that car’s insurance policy?

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Yes, your auto insurance will payout to the other party involved in the accident. Your auto policy covers “you” from any financial loses. So in retrospect you wont have to pay the damages you caused to the other veichle..
Concerning the party that is not the possessor nor on the car owners policy, the car proprietor’s auto policy covers the car and any lawful driver aslong as their were no “misrepresentation” on the insurance application/contract. By misrepresentation I mean, at the moment the car possessor signed the application and contract he was to state any material facts that could switch the underwriting decision such as premiums. For example, if the car holder has a son who will also drive the car, the car holder is obligated by law to diclose that to the insurance company. In the event that an accident occurs and a “undisclosed driver” was operating the veichle the insurance has Two options. 1. He can Void the policy/contract and not cover the auto proprietor. or Two. He can cover the auto possessor and payout damages but later sue in a court a law that amount and underpayed premiums for the time the policy was active and the undiclosed driver was operating the car..
Note” In uncommon cases, an insurance company will cover the “undisclosed driver” aslong as the difference in the premium is paid.

If two cars are on private property and on car has no drivers license and the other car has no car insurance and they hit each other who is at fault?

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The fault / cause of the collision has nothing to do with the location, who is or is not insured, or who is licensed. The question cannot be fully answered until “they hit each other” is defined.

Can you collect insurance on your car from other driver even however you were at fault and you only have liability on your car and he has total coverage?

If the other driver was not at fault and you collect from his insurer anyway, Then someone would have to have filed a claim and false loss report with his insurer for this to have happened. This is called “Insurance Fraud” and is a Felony Offense.

If an underage driver with a permit wrecks another person’s car whose insurance is responsible?

If the permitted driver was issued a disturbance then they are clearly at fault. The insurer of the vehicle he is driving has the primary liability, no fault states have special rules for the recovery of damages. If there is no insurance then the title holder of the vehicle the premitted driver was driving is liable, they may be able to recover from the minors parents.

If the other driver is at fault in a collision and does not have insurance what do I do?

You should be able to win a settlement in court if it indeed was their fault. Hopefully, you have uninsured motorist coverage, in which case I think your insurance company will help you financially and go to court for you. Ask an insurance agent for more information. (I personally like State Farm, but thatmightbe because my dad is an agent. 🙂 ) In the UK – the Motor Insurers Bureau will pay compensation for your individual injury and vehicle harm if a driver of the vehicle who caused the accident was uninsured or untraced. It is best to use a specialist RTA solicitor to help you make this type of claim. Generally – your solicitor’s legal costs can also be claimed from the MIB. See the related link entitled Motor Insurers Bureau below to go direct to the MIB website.

What happens when you get in a wreck with no insurance but its not your fault?

In the UK, if you are involved in a Road Traffic Accident that is not your fault but you are not insured for third party, the law assumes you are at fault and you may face civil activity from the injured party. You may also face criminal charges for driving without insurance.

If in a wreck and my fault with no insurance?

If you were at fault for the accident you are responsible for the damages to the other person’s car. If you are unwilling to pay they can take you to court and fasten a lien to your property, garnish your wages or otherwise force you to pay for the damages you caused.

If a non-owner of a vehicle has a wreck and harm to the car hit is paid by the holder but there is no collision insurance on the vehicle at fault can the drivers insurance be responsible in Tennesse?

No, The vehicle holder chose to accept the risk associated with not having collision coverage. You can not use someone elses policy to cover the owners collision loss.

What if you are in a car wreck with no insurance and the other driver is at fault?

Is the at fault drivers insurance responsible for securing a rental car?

Insurance Claims and Rental Cars “No”, The insurer is not responsible for securing you a rental car, albeit they may owe you compensation for the costs. Some may assist you in making arrangements or locating a a rental car agency for you as a courtesy. The Rental car company makes its own policies as to whom they will rent a vehicle and whom they will not. The insured can not compel a rental car company to provide you a rental vehicle. You will have to qualify for the rental car yourself. The at fault party insurer can be required to “Reimburse” you for certain expenses incurred due to a loss of use of your vehicle, but “NO”, they don’t have to rent a car for you. It may, however, do so as a matter of good business and to engender good will. The question also calls into play the elements of damages to which you may be entitled as a victim of someone else’s negligence. If your car was rendered bruised so as to have lost the use of it (either permanently or while undergoing repair), “loss of use” damages are part of your recoverable damages. That is, you ordinarily have a claim against the adverse party not just for the repair cost of your car, but also for the loss of use of it. In many states, that element of damages is recoverable whether or not you actually rent a improvised substitute vehicle. If your car was rendered a “total loss” as a result of a collision that was not your fault, you are likewise entitled to “loss of use” damages, and they can be measured by the reasonable cost to rent a like kind and quality aitomobile. However, in the case of a total loss, your right to loss of use damages (for example, a rental vehicle) may terminate when the adverse party, or his/her insurer pays you the actual cash value of your car (because you are thereby deemed to have been made entire).

What happens if the driver at fault hits a car and the driver at fault has no insurance will the car that hits you have to pay for your car?

If you have comprehensive insurance, your policy will cover the damages (less a deductable). In this case, your insurance company will sue the at fault driver..
You can also sue the at fault driver for damages (if you do not have comprehensive).

Your son who has a car and his own car insurance used your car for the weekend he was in a accident the fault so far lies with the other driver whose insurance is responsible for the damages to your c?

The driver at fault is always responsible for damages incurred during an accident. The at fault insurance company is responsible for damages to your car.

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You wrecked your friends car it was your fault they had no insurance nor do you what type of insurance do you need that will cover you when you drive some else’s car?

You can buy a “Non-owners” or a “Named Operator” policy that will cover the harm you cause to the other party for injuries or property harm to the other vehicle. The only way to cover harm to the vehicle you are driving is to have the proprietor of the purchase a traditional auto insurance policy, with comprehensive and collision coverage, and then list you as a driver on their policy.

If you get into a wreck and you were the one in fault and the other person does not have insurance what will happen to them and will your insurance cover it?

Every state is different. Where I live, if you are the responsible party in the wreck then your insurance has to repair the vehicle that you hit. You will be responsible for paying your deductible to have your vehicle immovable. Also the driver without insurance will be ticketed by the authorities if they are present.

If an uninsured driver wrecks an insured vehile what happens when it is consider no one’s fault in the wreck?

This is often a means for the insurance company to cash in on both sides of the claim. If the uninsured driver caused the collision then they need to be charged by the police or the party who was hit needs to request charges pressed against the party at fault and this needs to go through court, in the mean while the insurance company needs to be told that they cant proceed until the trial is ended and a judgment transferred out by the courts. In the case of one State or Province having one insurance company this is often done to lodge claims swifter and dual end the cost to two drivers or two insured parties. There is no such thing as a no fault motor vehicle incident, someone is always at fault and the police should be involved so that no one gets hosed by the insurance company. Dont lodge call a lawyer

What will happen if you have insurance and no drivers license and the other driver was at fault?

You still get slammed. The logic that you not having a driver’slicense means you shouldn’t have been there.

If an uninsured driver with no license wrecks your car even tho’ the wreck was caused by the other driver what happens?

The vehicle holder is responsible for 100% of the damages. They can let anyone drive their vehicle as long as they have a valid license (being uninsured is not a factor), but if they turn their vehicle over to an unlicensed driver, the insurance company will not pay that claim.

If an insured person permits an uninsured person drive her car and the uninsured driver has an at fault wreck who pays?

The Driver “and” the Vehicle Proprietor are both jointly and severally liable for all damages. She should contact her Insurance Agent for advice as to whether or not the Auto Insurance Policy will provide coverage for the unlicensed driver

In California what happens if an uninsured unlicensed driver is driving your insured car and has an accident and the other driver is licensed and insured is at fault?

the insurance of the owners car would have to be liable. basically, your not gonna get sh*t cus driving with no license or insurance automatically makes you at fault–regardless of who indeed in all actuality was. DONT DRIVE WITH NO INSURANCE.

Someone hit you an Neither I or other driver has insurance on our car who is at fault?

Who is at fault has to do with the accident itself not the insurance coverage. A police report of the accident and looking at the proximate cause of the accident help determine fault. .

Can you be charged higher car insurance after you were involved in an accident and it was on a different company policy it was also not your fault and lodged by the other driver?

If I understand your question you are in an accident not your fault and it was lodged, but the insurancewas through a different company than the one you had ? I think they can hike the rates.

What if you are in a car wreck with no insurance and the other driver is at fault?

If you are in an accident where other driver is at fault and their insurance is covering car rental what can you do if insurance stops paying for car rental but car is still in shop being repaired?

Ask the insurance company why they are no longer paying the rental bill. If they have accepted liability the only reason they would stop paying would be due to the repair shop taking excessive time to accomplish the repairs. (In the insurance company’s opinion). Albeit you will be roped into this, it should be inbetween the insurance company and the assets shop. If the insurance company won’t budge ask the repair shop to pick up the remainder of the rental bill until repairs are accomplish. This is common in this industry.

Does your insurance cover your car when an uninsured driver is driving and have a wreck?

It indeed depends on the type of coverage you have. Normally if that person had permission to drive the vehicle, you have utter coverage/collision insurance, and that person was at fault your insurance will cover damages. If someone else caused the accident, you would still receive damages from their insurance if they were insured. Sometimes however the driver’s insurance would cover your damages under certain circumstances. As always, it is truly best to ask your insurance carrier or refer to your most latest coverage letter from the company.

If an uninsured person borrows your car and gets in an accident deemed by the other insurance co to be her fault when your insurance has lapsed who is liable the driver or the car holder?

I am sure that there are examples to the contrary, but the car possessor is the one responsible for the insurance. It’s your car. It’s your responsibility to make sure it is insured……it would also be your responsibility to make sure whom ever you loaned it to were licensed and legal.

Had wreck driving with no insurance my car total but courts says that I have to get non driver insurance what is that?

Status as an insured on an auto policy is generally tied to a specific auto that is insured under the policy. That is, unless you are named on the policy as an authorized user of the vehicle, you will not have coverage. Non-owners coverage is a type of auto insurance that “goes after you”, in that it provides coverage regardless of the car that you are driving, and which presumes that you do not own a vehicle. Since your car was “totalled”, until and unless it is repaired and you get a “rebuilt title” for it, you fall into the category of not possessing that vehicle any longer.

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.

What happens when the other driver is at fault has insurence but disputing claim?

Most of the time the insurance adjuster will look at the police report and base his investigation on that. They will get statements from both drivers and any witnesses as well but if liability is clear they will not just accept what their policyholder says. I have had a few but most of the time the adjuster will issue payment to the party who was not at fault anyway.

What happens if you wreck with no insurance an it is your fault?

You will be responsible for the repair of your own car, if it is repairable. You may also be financially responsible for all damages (including property harm and bodily injury) sustained to the car and occupants of the other car. Depending upon the severity of the damages, the Financial Responsibility Law of the State in which you have your license may suspend your license and tags. If the other party had insurance that pays for the repair of the other car, and/or pays uninsured motorist benefits (for bodily injuries) can sue you under a theory of law called “subrogation”. In effect, the insurer inherits its insured right to attempt to recover from you the insurance benefits that it paid.

What happens with the insurance if you get in a wreck and its your fault?

We typically contact our insurance company and report the accident and the circumstances. That way the insurance company can pay the bills for you. Responsethe insurance company raises your rates and pay a deductable

Will your comprehensive auto insurance cover your car if you were not at fault in the accident but other drivers insurance denies claim?

Let your insurance company/agent treat the claim–they will collect from the other insurance if there is a valid claim. You’ll need a police report.

What happens if you have no insurance and the other drivers insurance finds them at fault?

If you live in the state of MA. you would have to have insurance to be on the road. So you get nothing. If it is off road that is different. Check your states DMV.

What happens if you have no insurance and the other driver is at fault in South Carolina and the driver at fault does have insurance?

You will be cited for driving without insurance and the other driver being at fault, him and his insurance are still liable for damages.

What if a driver with a suspended license wrecks your car and isn’t a listed driver on your insurance?

That driver will need to have insurance. You need to call your local agent and ask him this question. You may or may not be covered, and may or may not be responsible for damages. You are truly on a greasy slope.

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Can i collect on both sides my insurance and the faulted drivers insurance i have a lien holder on my car a?

No, you can’t. When you collect from your insurance company, they will pursue the other driver’s insurance because the accident wasn’t your fault. When your insurance company finds out that you collected from the other insurance company already, they will come after you. It’s called double-dipping and it most likely wouldn’t end well.

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