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Does uninsured motorist insurance pay if you hit a deer?

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2014-08-21 10:13:29
2014-08-21 10:13:29

Uninsured motorist covers you in the case you are in an accident with another driver that does not have insurance. Comprehensive coverage is what will pay when you hit a deer.

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Yes as long as your policy has uninsured motorist coverage on your policy.

If you have "Uninsured or Underinsured Motorist" coverage on your policy, then your insurance will cover it at no cost to you.

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.

In auto insurance, 'uninsured insurance' refers to a type of coverage for accidents caused by a motorist without insurance or hit-and-run accidents in which the driver who caused the wreck cannot be identified. In other words, your insurance may cover the cost of damage to your car, medical expenses, and other expenses. http://www.superpages.com/supertips/what-is-uninsured-or-underinsured-motorist-coverage.html

no, but the PD should be covered by comprehensive

If you have uninsured motorist coverage on your own insurance policy, your insurance will assist you. Often, your insurance will pay your damages and then it will file a civil suit against the other driver to get reimbursed. Also, you can sue the driver individually for the damage. However, many people who are uninsured are in that position because they can't afford insurance, and therefore you may get a judgment that the defendant cannot or will not ever pay.

More than likely, you will begin by using your personal medical insurance. Medical expenses and lost wages can possibly be reimbursed through the uninsured motorists coverage.Uninsured/Underinsured coverage laws vary by state. Contact your insurance agent for a full explanation of how this coverage would work on your policy.

Either through your own "uninsured motorist" coverage in your policy or through a lawsuit against the person that hit you.

First, be sure that you have property damage coverage under your uninsured motorist as well as bodily injury. Then, be sure that you have filed a police report. If you have both of these things, there is a good chance you have coverage, but the final determination is up to the company.

You uninsured motorist coverage, if you have it should handle the gap. Otherwise, you can sue the driver that hit you for the difference.

I had this happen to me and I called my insurance company to ask this question. They told me they will not answer the question. I must file a claim if I want to get an answer. Nice huh?

Uninsured driversWhen I was hit by an uninsured motorist and it was their fault, my insurance company paid to fix my car. It's my understanding that they then sued the uninsured motorist for reimbursement. I was told that I could also file a small claims suit against the uninsured motorist for the deductible amount that I had to pay under my policy. So you have a choice; submit a claim to your company and then file a suit against the motorist to recoup your deductible, or don't file a claim with your company at all and go after the uninsured motorist in court for the complete amount. But chances are, if they can't afford insurance, then they won't be able to pay you either! If you only have liability coverage on your car, then taking them to court is obviously your only option. Keep in mind, most insurance companies require the uninsured driver to sign a statement that they have no insurance. If they don't sign, your insurance company will likely decline your claim and you will have to take the uninsured driver to court. Most insurance companies also offer an option to pay a little extra and you don't have to worry about that, your covered no matter what. So to be safe just add it to your policy.In the UK a body known as the Motor Insurer Bureau or MIB will meet the liability of an uninsured driver. You must make the claim against the uninsured river and you should notify the MIB. See the related link entitled "accident car insurance" for more details on how the MIB pays compensation.

In a case that is like this, the insurance company can pay under uninsured motorist and attempt to collect when the hit and run driver is found. Although it is not your fault the insurance company will keep a record and note if you have a repeat of this happening.

If you have "Uninsured motorist" on you policy, that should cover it. It should be as much as you are allowed to have because these liberal courts will not punish any one for not having insurance. If you try and sue them, good luck, same court system

If you have automobile insurance with an uninsured motorist property damage endorsement it covers damage to your car caused by an uninsured motorist. If you have collision coverage the endorsement will pay your deductible. If you don't have collision coverage the endorsement will pay for damages up to a set amount, typically $3500. Before it will pay it has to be determined that the other party was at fault and that they have no insurance. In the case of a hit and run driver it wouldn't pay because it would not be possible to determine whether or not they had insurance.

The California Collision Deductible Waiver (CDW) is coverage which waives your collision deductible if you are hit by a negligent uninsured motorist. The CDW option with a personal auto insurance policy in California pays your collision deductible when you carry collision coverage on a vehicle that is damaged by an uninsured or hit-and-run motorist who is at fault. Coverage typically applies only when there is actual physical contact and when you can identify the uninsured driver or vehicle. Some insurance companies will not even talk about the coverage even if it is included in your policy until you bring it to their attention.

You will receive a no insurance violation (major offense), and be liable for damages. If you are hit by a vehicle with no insurance, your insurance will cover the property damage (subject to the deductible) and injuries may draw from the Uninsured Motorist coverage on your policy.

The insurance company is not required to report a hit and run to the police but in most all personal auto policies, the insured is required to report a hit and run to the police before the insurance company will treat the claim as an uninsured motorist claim. This is usually a policy requirement.

If you do not have an uninsured motorist property damage coverage, your collision might be used to pay for the repairs to your car, in which case your collision coverage deductible will be used.

Did you locate the culprit? How much uninsured motorist insurance did you have? You have to find someone to sue.

They always say you never need insurance until you have not got it! Insurance covers your risks, each person develops their own view regarding what risks are acceptable and what risks need doing something about. It is up to you to decide if you need uninsured driver cover. But if you decide not to take it and get hit by an uninsured driver, the only person to moan at (apart form the criminal uninsured driver) is yourself!.

The owner of the car that caused your damages will be responsible to pay damages to you unless you live in a no-fault state. In that case, your insurance pays for your damages.


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