You would probably win, but you would never be able to collect, and all you would end up with was a bill for the court costs and/or attorney fees. * The injured party would only be able to sue for the amount that was not covered by his or her insurance provider. There is not a guarantee in any type of civil litigation of who might prevail. The best option is to obtain legal advice from a qualified attorney. The majority of attorneys offer free or at a minimal fee consultation. The American Bar Association also offers a free attorney referral guide for all 50 US states.
Underinsurer or uninsured Property damage coverage pays for damage to your vehicle if another vehicle is at fault for the accident but is uninsured or underinsured.
You are in huge trouble, the injured party can file a civil lawsuit against you.
An Uninsured car has no insurance. Your liability coverage may follow you to it if it is a replacement vehicle but would not cover damage to the uninsured vehicle.
Uninsured will not cover this type of accident. Your comprehensive will cover this type of damage.
Uninsured drivers become subject to license and vehicle registration suspension when accident damages amount to:
no, uninsured motorist coverage is for injuries only when an uninsured motorist hurts the occupants of a vehicle......there is a coverage called uninsured motorist property damage, (most people do not have this and are even unaware that it is available, and is not available in all state) if you have that or collision coverage those will cover the damage to your vehicle ........
Uninsured Motorists Options on your Auto Insurance Policy Offer cover yourself and other passengers in your vehicle and comes with basically 2 options 1 Um / BI = Uninsured Motorist Bodily Injury Coverage 2. Um / PD - Uninsured Motorist coverage Physical Damage BI covers Bodily injury to the driver and passengers in your vehicle. PD covers your Physical Damage for your Vehicle.
regardless of whom is insured or not, the 'negligent' or liable party is responsible for the damage or 'to make whole' the injured (this means damage to vehicle as well) party........ i think the insured should pay since it was there fault
If you have an accident with an uninsured vehicle, you and your insurance company are still liable for all damages, even though the other vehicle has no insurance. The only thing that will happen to the other driver is a citation for driving with no insurance.
If you are uninsured then of course not.
Are you saying that you are uninsured, and the drunk was at fault, if simply due to the fact that you were uninsured (and of no fault whatsoever), you have to pay for his vehicle? NO, the ''at fault/negligent" party is liable/responsible for the damages they caused due to their neglience. Subject to any laws in your state barring uninsured drivers/owners from recovery of damage. But just because you are uninsured (if not at fault) you are not responsible for the drunks damages.
It depends, You do no mention what type of vehicle. Homeowners insurance polices will not cover damage or theft of a motor vehicle designed for use on public roads.
No. Uninsured motorist coverage protects the owner of the vehicle which is damaged due to the actions of an uninsured driver of another vehicle (or damage caused by a hit-and-run driver). I think what you are asking is known as a 'permissive' driver - someone who was driving another person's vehicle with the owner's permission, but who is not actually named on the policy. The answer to this is 'probably' depending on the insurance company and the provisions of the policy itself, but if provided for would cover them like they were a named insured on the policy.
Yes and i believe no premium hikes if it was not your fault.
no, you are not responsible in anyway for anything that a thief does with your vehicle during the time the thief has your vehicle......now, since it was uninsured you of course have no coverage for any damage etc. to your vehicle but contact the pros. atty in your city (assuming thief was caught) and ask for restitution...........
Maybe, (barring any exclusions in the policy), if an insured driver, drives an uninsured vehicle, many/most times their policy will kick in. However not always !! Sometimes, it will only come in for the first party damage. Many many questions would have to be answered (ie, do you drive this uninsured vehicle often? was this a one time thing? how long has this vehicle been uninsured? why were you driving it? and of course the facts of loss, re: are/were you negliegent, and at fault to begin with?) If you have had a loss/accident while driving an uninsured vehicle, turn the claim in to your carrier, immediately. If you haven't and are just wondering, I would NEVER on purpose drive an uninsured vehicle.
Uninsured motorist coverage provides insurance coverage when you are hit by a person who has no insurance coverage. You uninsured motorist coverage will take the place of the insurance that the other person did not have and will cover your damages just like theirs should have if they had it. The only difference is that you will have a small deductible for property damage coverage.
You got it! If you've got uninsured motorists property damage, then your company will pay for the damage to your vehicle caused by the uninsured motorcycle operator. You may have a small detuctible, $200-$300, and the the insurance company will sue the at-fault party to recover both the money they spent and your deductible, this process is called subrogation. The process works the same if you don't have the uninsured motorists property damage coverage but do have collision.
Collision insurance will cover the damages to your vehicle- no matter who is at fault. Uninsured coverage is used if the other vehicle is at fault for the accident and you and/or anyone in your car is injured. This coverage will typically pay for related medical bills, loss wages, and general damages (i.e pain and suffering). Liability = Other vehicle damage Injuries to driver/passenger in other vehicle Injuries to passengers in your vehicle if you are at fault Collision/Comprehensive = Cover damages to your car Uninsured/Under-insured = Injuries to you or your passengers when another vehicle is at fault and does not have insurance or has minimum coverage
the uninsured automobile owner rhas to pay out of pocket for the damage
your insurance contract will say something like, ''promptly report all losses'' you should report it to your company..........it doesn't matter that other vehicle is uninsured.......if you are liable you are liable, and owe for his damage, whether or not he is insured......
Uninsured motorist property damage coverage is usually not required and sometimes is not offered at all in a particular state. If it is offered in your state you should consider purchasing it. One accident with an uninsured driver can leave you with significant bills to cover your property damage.
UM PD (Uninsured Motorist, Property Damage) may not cover hit and run because this coverage kicks in only when the other party causing the accident is legally uninsured. Since there is no evidence that the other party was legally uninsured then coverage is not provided unless the other hit and run vehicle is discovered and is ruled to be legally uninsured at the time of hit and run accident.
You can check with your own insurance and it will most likely cover your medical costs but I doubt they will pay for the damage to the vehicle. If you wish to get payment from the uninsured auto owner you will have to sue them in civil court. Good luck