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Yes, of course. If you are liable for the damages you are required by law to cover the losses.

Having a police report or not having a police report has no bearing on your liability and resulting financial responsibilities.

Although most minor accidents do not merit a police report, the insurance companies recommend an accident report be filed whenever possible to document the occurrence and protect the drivers and the company from individuals who may later try to shirk their financial responsibilities.

If you have insurance then your insurance company will cover the loss for you up to your policy limits. If you are uninsured then you are required to pay the damages yourself.

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Can you file an accident claim without a police report?

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Can an insurance agency find out about a claim or accident even if there was no police involved or report on it when asked about your past accident history?

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How do insurance companies know you had an accident?

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Can you still make a report one month after the accident even if insurance company and police were never notified in riverside county ca?

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