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If a driver hits a pedestrian and does NOT have insurance what options do they have?

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2005-10-21 03:29:19
2005-10-21 03:29:19

Do the right thing and pay for the damage you caused out of your own pocket.

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Then the driver would assume all liability for the accident - including monetary damages.

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Hopefully, no one needs to get sued; that's what insurance is for. Unless there are special circumstances, like the son lent the car knowing the driver was unfit or unqualified to drive, the actual driver would be sued, regardless of insurance. The driver took responsibility for the vehicle and committed the act, so he or she is directly liable.

The driver. As much as it sounds absurd, if a driver runs over a pedestrian he is always at fault.

Answer it will if you have full accident insurance Answer only if you have full coverage. Actually, it depends on whether or not the deer was in a pedestrian crosswalk. If it was, then your insurance will cover you as stated. However, if the deer was not in a crosswalk, then the deer's insurance will be liable.

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My insurance canceled uninsured person hits someone in rear what happens to me

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If a driver hits a fire hydrant on private property, then he or she is to blame. The hydrant is a stationary object that the driver should have been able to easily avoid. It is likely that, even with insurance, the driver will have to pay for any damages.

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It depends on where you are. In the US, you or your insurance pays first; then you collect from the person who hit you for the cost of the hospital bill, damages, and pain/suffering. Get a good lawyer to haggle with the insurance of the other person.

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You have no insurance at all on the vehicle correct? And no other vehicles that have insurance? If the driver has insurance then that is where you need to go to look for coverage, if they are uninsured as well, then assuming he was negliegent (not all ped. accidents are the fault of the vehicle driver), then you will need to bring suit against the driver. Again assuming he was negliegent.

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the only options are 1. to sue them. 1. You can file a report with your local authority and have their drivers license suspended until they decide to pay you.

No. For example if a driver stops at green light and the driver to his rear hits him, it is the driver in front's fault.

Most of the time, it'll be the fault of the driver. Regardless of whether or not a person is in a crosswalk, you're required to avoid them to the best of your ability. I suppose the driver might be let off lightly if the vehicle itself were found to have a fault that caused the accident.

Hopefully you called the police and filled out an accident report form so they can put him in jail.

People sue today for anything and everything. The question is could he win a lawsuit from someone he hit in the rear. In 2005 I would say anything is possible.


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