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Yes, Parents and other legal guardians are financially liable for the acts of minor wards.

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Q: Can parents be sued for liability of a 16 year old driver on their insurance in the event of an accident?
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What happens if the other driver in an accident denies liability?

Never admit to liability in an accident. Exchange your details and let the insurance companies deal with it.


Driver become subject to liability insurance law when accident damages amount to?

You are subject to liability insurance requirements whether or not an accident occurs. An accident has nothing to do with liability requirements. You are required to have liability insurance of at least the minimum required by your state before getting into a vehicle and driving it. Driving is what triggers the law.


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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.


If you are involved in an accident and have auto liability insurance and the other driver does not what are your rights?

Liability insurance for drivers is a requirement in the state of Mississippi. The other party involved in this accident does not have insurance. I do have liability insurance. The accident was not reported although law enforcement was called and an accident report was completed. The other party now wants me to fix her automobile. What are my rights in this situation?


A car with liability insurance only is borrowed and in an accident Car is totaled Whose insurance will cover?

When a car is borrowed (with permission) the insurance of the car owner is primary and the insurance of the driver is secondary. Here, the car owner has no coverage to pay for the damage to his/her own car, so the driver's liability insurance would cover the cost of the car. That is assuming the driver has liability insurance, if the driver doesn't have liability insurance, the car owner is stuck (unless he sues the driver).


If an insured driver was driving your uninsured car would their insurance cover an accident?

Only if the driver was responsible and only for his liability


Do you have to have insurance to have a drivers license?

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In Michigan if you are in an accident not at fault and have liability insurance only is the driver at fault responsible for damages to your car?

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In an accident who is liable the 18 yr old driver or the parents who own the car and insurance policy?

parents if the insurance is under their names


What kind of protection does auto insurance give?

Liability insurance financially protects a driver who is not a fault in an accident by paying for damages. It will protect the driver who is at fault from being sued for damages.


What is meant by Texas liability car insurance?

Texas Liability insurance simple put is insurance that will cover the other driver's bills if you get into an accident. It will not cover the cost of getting your own car fixed or any medical bills you have.


If you are injured in a auto accident where the other driver is at fault how does his liability insurance cover you?

Yes, every liability policy has bodily insurance coverage attached to it. Therefore, their insurance should pay any medical bills you may be charged for.

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