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You could try but I doubt you would prevail. What liability do you think the leinholder has in the accident? You need to sue the driver of the car that hit you.

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Q: If your vehicle was hit by an uninsured vehicle that was impounded after the accident but later repossessed from the pound by the leinholder can you sue the leinholder?
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In California What happens to an uninsured driver who is not at fault in a car accident?

They are at fault, even if that fault is shared jointly. That car is not supposed to be on the roadway, period. Therefore, it's assumed the accident would not have happened if that car hadn't been there. The driver will be cited for driving without insurance, and the car will be impounded.


If the owner was not involved can the police have a hold on an impounded vehicle?

Yes, if your car is related in an accident or crime it can be impounded for being part of it.


If an uninsured driver wrecks the car of an insured driver is the uninsured driver still responsible?

If the accident was caused by the uninsured driver than the uninsured driver is definitely still responsible.


Where do you go to get your car back?

Your car has obviously been towed away and impounded so you are going to have to find out what towing company took it. If you have been in an accident then it's in a police impound. May not be in a police impound unless they are doing an investigation which requires it to be impounded. It depends on where it is. Was it repossessed? Was it left on the side of the road? Was it parked in a no parking zone? Was it parked in a reserved spot?


Uninsured driver not at fault in accident in Texas?

bananners!


What if you get into an accident with no insurance but your not at fault?

I think you'll get your car impounded.(in the USA)


What happens to the owner of a car that gets into an accident with someone else driving there uninsured car?

They will have to take the uninsured driver to court. Or if you have uninsured driver policy with your insurance, they will pay it.


What happens if someone has an accident in an uninsured car that is not theirs?

The uninsured part would mean that the person or persons responsible would have to pay for it. If they have an accident in someone elses car they will probably be questioned in court.


Will insurance cover your damages from an accident if an unlicensed uninsured driver was in an accident on private property?

It is highly unlikely.


What actions can someone take if an uninsured driver hits them on the road?

If you are hit by an Uninsured Driver you should take the following actions- Contact the police, get information from and on any witnesses that saw the accident and get photographs of the vehicles and the accident scene. Another important step to take beforehand of the accident is to make sure you have Uninsured Motorist Insurance on your Car Policy.


If a friend drives your uninsured car and gets into an accident are you liable?

Yes you are


How much will your insurance rate go up after an accident with an uninsured motorist?

Usually an uninsured motorist accident is not chargeable against insured in any way. Your rates should not be effected at all with most insurance companies.


What is UMPD coverage?

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.


Will uninsured motorist cover damages caused if the other vehicle is stolen?

Uninsured will not cover this type of accident. Your comprehensive will cover this type of damage.


Can you drive a car that is not insured but you have insurance?

No. Generally, your policy covers you and your own car. It is illegal to drive an uninsured vehicle in almost every state. If there is an accident, there will be no coverage, the car will be impounded and you will be arrested. However, insurance laws vary from state to state. You should speak with an agent who does business in your state.


Can you file a lawsuit against the state if an uninsured motorist wrecks your vehicle?

No. The state is not responsible for the accident or the driver. You can file suit against the uninsured motorist.


Can your car be repossessed if it was in an accident and nearly totaled?

If you weren't making your payments yes. It would only be repossessed if you weren't making your payments.


If an uninsured driver of an insured driver's car has an accident caused by another driver what will happen to the uninsured drivers license?

If the uninsured driver had the permission of the insured driver to operate the vehicle then NOTHING will happen to the uninsured driver. In fact, in this case he or she is not an uninsured driver at all. The insurance follows the vehicle first, the driver second.


What happens if there is an autombile accident with a motorcycle and you have insurance but the other motorcyclist does not have a license or registration?

Same as if it where 2 cars. The uninsured driver will be sited and then your insurance will pay for the repairs and try and collect from the uninsured driver, if you have uninsured or underinsured coverage, if not you can take the uninsured driver to small claims court.


If you are at fault for an accident and then find out you are uninsured but willing to pay What is next?

Bad news. If you are uninsured, do not have an accident. If you can manage to pay the other person for the damages in an arrangement that is satisfactory to both of you, then you could be off the hook. Otherwise, you are looking at some major trouble.


If both drivers in an accident are uninsured does it matter who was at fault?

Even if a driver was uninsured, the driver who was at fault is responsible for paying for repairs. Not having insurance does not take away responsibility.


Does uninsured motorist insurance pay if you hit a deer?

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.


What happens when one of the involved parties does not have auto insurance at time of the accident?

Assuming in this instance the uninsured driver is the one at fault, he or she is still liable for any property damage & personal injuries that may have resulted from the accident. The injured party will make a claim against his or her uninsured motorist policy. But that insurance company can, and often will, sue the uninsured driver.


If you an uninsured motorist were involved in an accident that wasn't my fault will the guilty party's insurance pay for a rental car for you?

Your question is confusing. The way I read it, the one that caused the accident was uninsured, so how can that person's insurance company pay for your rental car? He has no insurance company.


How is one protected under car owners insurance when one drives and is in an accident with a party that does not have insurance?

You need to have uninsured motorist insurance as a rider on your insurance. If not you will have to sue the uninsured driver.

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