Are you at fault if you hit a car and the driver of the other car is cited for failure to yield?
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. 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
Who is at fault when one driver changes lanes and slows down and is rear ended and is cited for 'illegal lane usage' and the other driver is cited for 'traveling too fast for road conditions'?
It depends on the State, but most will require that the blame be shared, then you get to fix your own. Read More
Can a passenger in an uninsured vehicle that was at fault sue the driver of the vehicle that was hit?
Only if the other driver was at fault. If the driver of the uninsured vehicle was at fault, the injured person would have to recover damages from them. Read More
Are you responsible for the damages to the other vehicle if you were cited for 'failure to yield right of way' but the other driver was intoxicated and had a revoked license?
If you say he was intoxicated, there should be a police report and arrest to that end, and it may mitigate your damages. However, no matter what his DL status or driving habit, it had nothing to do with you violating the right of way. Whether it was a soccer mom or drunk without a license coming your way, your actions were the same. The other driver will have to face the consequences of that… Read More
If there is no other vehicle involved in the accident, then the only person who can be at fault is the underage driver. Read More
If your at fault and you hit the other driver that doesnt have a license and uninsured who has to pay?
If you're at fault, you pay. Read More
Who's at fault in California if you get rear ended and the force causes you to hit a car in front of you?
Typically, the driver who hit the middle car will still be at fault, inless it's determined by a police accident report that you were following or parked too closely to the front vehicle. * A process referred to as the chain of causation determines who is at fault in a vehicle accident. In the case cited the driver of the car that created the collision would be responsible for all damages. Any traffic citations given… Read More
Who is at fault if an underage driver with a permit and no adult present aggressively braked and the driver behind hit the bumper of the car?
If it went down just as stated, both of you are at fault. You know you shouldn't be driving without an adult present. That's a violation of the law. The other person rear-ended you and could be charged with "undue care and attention" or "following too closely" or the like. If the damage was minimal and no insurance info was exchanged by the other person then bye-bye and you probably won't hear much about it… Read More
What happens if a fully insured driver admits fault for hitting a parked vehicle but the other driver involved in the accident had no license insurance or registration?
If the other vehicle was parked, there was no other driver to have license, insurance or registration. The driver who hit the parked vehicle is at fault and is liable for all damages to the parked vehicle. Read More
If you're driving without a licence, and get into an accident, you will at least share the fault. Since you're not supposed to be there without a licence in the first place. It's generally assumed the accident would not have occurred if you hadn't been there. Added: You will most certainly be cited for whatever your contribution to the accident (if any) may have been (including operating without a license) - however, if the other… Read More
Who is liable in a car accident where the driver at fault calls the police the other driver leaves the scene and no police report is filed?
The driver at fault is liable for the collision, regardless of the other driver's actions post-collision. The fleeing driver may later be brought up on Hit and Run or Leaving the Scene of an Accident charges, but that will not change the at fault liability. Read More
If you had an accident that was your fault you have uninsured motorist coverage the other driver was uninsured do you have to pay all the costs?
The at fault driver is responsible regardless of who has or does not have insurance. You were at fault, you get the bill. Fortunately though you have insurance. So they get the bill. Read More
Just because the other driver admitted fault does not automatically mean they will pay for your damage. Depending on where you are located you could be sued for damages and your license suspended. Read More
Which driver is at fault if a vehicle was rear ended with only one of three brake lights working and no insurance?
The presumption is that if you were rear ended, the other driver is at fault. The brake lights not working is a mitigating factor, but the bulk of the blame still goes with the other driver. Insurance doesn't have any relation to fault. But it coculd get you a ticket. Read More
What is going to happen to someone who is over 18 and was in a car accident and was driving without a license in California?
Depends on who was at fault: If you were at fault, then you would get a citation (TICKET) for driving without a license (See 12500(a)C.V.C.- an infraction) and would also be cited for the violation that occurred leading to the car accident (i.e., illegal turn, fail to stop at stop sign/signal, etc....) If you weren't at fault, the other person would be cited. Just because you don't have a license doesn't automatically mean you're at… Read More
Whose fault is it when you are switching lanes and you have room and the other driver admits to speeding up to not let you over and you hit him?
It's the fault of the other driver. If the police were not present there isn't much either of you can do. If it was a fairly serious accident and damage done to the vehicles, police were at the scene they would know whose fault it was. Usually damage down the side of the car or a rear-ender is a good sign you weren't at fault and the other driver was. Read More
YES, ALWAYS!!!!!!!!!! Read More
How does the insurance company of a licensed driver look at an accident where the driver they covered is at fault in an accident where the driver not at fault has a suspended license will the insuranc?
It does not matter to an insurance company that the other driver had a suspended license. Liability is determined by the factors of the accident and the evidence put forth. The fact that the other driver had no license does not affect liability or the handling of the claim. Read More
If a car was in an accident and the person driving had no licensed but was not at fault will the other persons insurance pay for damages because they were at fault?
Yes the insurance carrier of the person at fault will pay for the damages if they are in fact proved to be at fault. However you will be cited for driving without a license. Read More
The license status of the other driver has no bearing on your liability. If you were at fault you are still responsible for any damages and injuries. Just report it to your insurance company as you would any other accident. Read More
What if the other insurance company says they are not going to pay this claim and that you need to file with your own company even though the other person was at fault and was cited?
File with your own company anyways. They have a 'no fault' claim that they will pay for you now, and it will be up to them to collect the money from the other company when it is resolved who is at fault. Read More
Who is at fault if you back up to get a parking space and driver whom is parked back in first pulls out of their space and both vehicles collide?
the one that is at fault is the driver that pulls out of their space that then caused both cars to crash . the one at fault should have waited until the other driver parks . Read More
unless the person meant to do it then you can Read More
Who is at fault if driver A is driving on the right on the other side solid white line no parking lane and driver B is stopped and pulls into the same lane and side swipes driver A?
From what I'm reading here, Driver B would be at fault. The vehicle already in the lane of travel has right-of-way always, and merging traffic must yield to traffic in the lane they are merging into. On top of that, the solid white line indicates that merging into that lane was prohibited to begin with, so Driver B was in the wrong just for that alone, before you factor in their failure to yield right-of-way. Read More
They can be sued by the other driver for damamges (if at fault). If not at fault, they may have a very difficult time getting insurance in the future and when they do, the premiums will be through the roof. Read More
Who is responsible for an accident if neither driver is ticketed but one driver is cited for making an improper turn and the other driver is cited for following too closely?
If you can get a copy of the police report you'll see some writing on the margin. That's where they assign blame and insurance companies can read the "code" for you. But in general, if you both were "cited", (that means that you were given a ticket) it probably means that you were both given partial responsibility for the collision. Read More
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. Read More
What happens when an Learners driver is in an accident without a fully licensed driver but instead a provisional driver by her side and she is not the one at fault what happens?
If the other person or driver was at fault as you say, Then all you have to do is file a claim on that persons liability insurance. Hopefully you exchanged information at the scene of the accident. Read More
Who is at fault if driver a was changing lanes and driver b who was already in the lane hit each other Damage is to driver a's car above front left tire and driver b's car above the back right tire?
Generally the car making the movement, in this case 'A', will be the driver found at fault. Read More
your policy, considering you are insured and licensed, will cover the incident, as long as YOU aren't at fault! Otherwise an at fault claim would appear on your record if ANY fault is determined on your part - regardless of the licensing status of the other driver. Read More
Unable to answer - too little is known about the circumstances of the accident. Was the driver of the car you were in at fault? Was the driver of the other car at fault? Submit your medical claims to the appropriate insurance company and wait to be contacted for an offer. Read More
Can the driver who is not at fault but has no insurance file a lawsuit against a driver who is at fault and has insurance?
Yes the driver who is not at fault can very well file a suit but one thing is very clear he can not claim any insurance. Yes he can file a civil suit against the other driver. It is done approximately a million times every day. sometimes with no just cause. Read More
The driver changing lanes. It is their responsibility to ensure the lane is clear before moving into it. Read More
If the other person is to blame sooo i say yes the other should pay he was at fault end of story and of discussion Read More
Generally, the person that was changing lanes would be at fault. It would be hard to find fault in the other driver if they were stationary in their lane. Read More
Shouldn't do provided other driver is identified. Read More
The only step you have left is to sue the driver of the other vehicle. Keep in mind, it is your responsibility to prove that the other driver was at fault. Read More
Who is at fault in a parking lot accident when one driver is reversing out and the other is driving in and they collide?
The one in reverse is most probably at fault here! Read More
What can you legally do when the person who hit you insurance company will not pay for the accident because their insured is denying fault but he was cited at the scene?
If you have insurance call YOUR insurance and they will pay for your damages and then they will subrogate (meaning they will go after the other persons insurance for reimbursement) If the other person has been cited then they are clearly at fault. Nobody can deny that, make sure you contact the police department for a copy of the police report as well. Read More
When she was 17, she was the driver at fault in a car crash, that killed the other driver whose name was Mike D. Douglas. Read More
I was recently involved in a car accident in which the driver of the other car is legally at fault. Is the other party's insurance still liable for damages involved if the at fault driver is: 1. not the owner of the car, 2. not the insurer of the car, 3. does not have a license. Thanks! Read More
Te other driver may have been found at fault for the accident, but your charge of DUI is a separate offense. It is against thw law ANYWHERE to drive under the influence, whether you get into an accident or not. Read More
USUALLY THE PERSON IN THE REAR UNLESS THE FIRST DRIVER DID NOT SGINAL OR CUT THE OTHER DRIVER OFF Read More
If you are in an accident where other driver is at fault and the insurance company doesn't pay for the rental upfront what do you do?
Take the driver to small claims court for the cost of the rental. Read More
Who's at fault if driver a is approaching a yellow light and realizes they will not make it through and suddenly stops and is rear ended by driver b who thought driver a was going to try to make it?
It is driver B's fault because you now that driver A should stop because other cars are already driving so he should of stopped instead of you keep going Read More
If a car is 100 drivable in a minor accident is the driver at fault required to pay for a rental vehicle bc the other driver refused to take home his vehicle?
yes, if the owner of the "non-fault' vehicle is with out it for the time it is being repaired. Read More
A vehicle rear-ended the other was cited for following too close the driver of the vehicle that was rear-ended was drunk whose fault?
Many states have laws that automatically assign blame to a drunk driver since he/she shouldn't have been on the road in the first place. But for the purposes of the insurance company, blame will be placed on the driver who rear-ended someone else unless there is proof that the driver in front slammed on the brakes to force the other driver to hit him. That's very difficult to prove. Obviously the drunk driver will be… Read More
Its all up to the insurance companys. Read More
I have PLPD insurance. If you get in an accident and it is not your fault he got the ticket can you be held responsible for his damages you hit him but he got failure to yield No one was hurt?
No. Since the other driver was found to be at fault he will be responsible for his own damages. Your insurance company will pay for any damage you have and then go to his company to be reimbursed since it was the other drivers fault. If the person you hit failed to yield to oncoming traffic and was ticketed I fail to understand why you are concerned that you would be responsible for the damages… Read More