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Answered 2015-07-15 19:31:44

Most "no fault" laws apply only to injuries, so in other words, if someone else damages your car, you can get the damages taken care of by their insurance company (or use your ins company and they will go to them for you possibly).

Michigan is the only state I know of that is completely no fault, i.e. for property damage you go through your own insurance company

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Does car have to be in your name to file a claim when someone hit you?

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Will insurance cover the cost of a claim if your vehicle is unregistered and im at fault?

The registration of the vehicle has really nothing to do with the insurance. If you have valid insurance at the time of the accident, then you will have coverage for the type of coverages on your policy. If you only had liability, then the other parties vehicle will be covered as well as injuries of the other party. Your car will not be fixed under liability, you have to have physical damage coverage for your vehicle to be repaired.

If the primary owner is involved in an accident can the cosigner be held liable for personal or property damage?

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Can a passenger in an uninsured vehicle that was at fault sue the driver of the vehicle that was hit?

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How does no fault auto insurance work if you hit a parked car?

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