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Can a person at fault in an accident be taken to small claims court for damage to the other person's car?

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12/03/2006

Yes, you certainly can if you do not have insurance to cover the damage. If the damages are over a certain amount ($500 in most jurisdictions) you can be sued in a regular civil court. And there you will not be going one-on-one with the plaintiff. He will have the best lawyer YOUR money can buy.