yes. Unfortunately many of the people who are responsible for accidents are irrsponsible in their personal lives, have no insurance and have nothing of value. Often you don't get anything from the uninsured drivers who cause your accidents.
Is the person responsible for a boating accident supposed to pay for damages?
Usually anyone that is responsible should pay for damages that they caused. ...
Asked in Motorcycle Law
Who is responsible if someone rides your motorcycle and is in an accident?
the person responsible for the accident, if the person riding yours caused the accident than he/she is responsible ...
What happens if you are sued from the person who hit you in a car accident. The person you hit was ticketed for the accident at the time.?
If a person who sues you was the person responsible for the accident, they have little chance of winning the claim. But they have succeeded in scaring you, reducing the chance that you will sue them. It looks like you must counter-claim, and say that you are waiting for the outcome of the court-case on the ticket for the accident. If they are found guilty of causing the accident, no court will hold you responsible for their damages. ...
Asked in Insurance, Auto Insurance Claims
What should a person do if they were the 'at fault' driver in an accident and their insurance had been cancelled and they are now responsible for paying 6000 dollars in damages?
The moral answer would be for him to pay for the damages that he caused.
Who is responsible for a car accident the car owner or the person the insurance policy is under and the car owners friend is driving owner insured owners friend?
The people responsible for an automobile accident are those who are operating the involved vehicles at the time of the accident - unless the cause is mechanical failure or some other event outside the control or any of the operators. The person responsible for paying for the resulting damages may be the vehicle owners or the person who bought the vehicle insurance (usually, but not always, the same person). When operator negligence is involved, the operator may be responsible for paying the...
Asked in Auto Insurance
If you are at fault for an accident does your insurance company get billed for the damages of the other person in the accident?
Yes,, That's what it's for. It pays for damages you caused to another.
Who is responsible if an unauthorised driver drives a hire car and has an accident?
I assume that you mean a rented vehicle with an unlisted driver having an accident. If you allow an unlisted driver to operate the vehicle then the person who signed the rental agreement will be responsible for damages because he allowed the unauthorized to drive. ...
Is an insured driver on your policy responsible for damages that they have not repaired on your vehicle?
== == In the event that you got into a car accident and it was not your fault but the other driver's, if he is insured, his insurance company is liable to pay for the damages of your vehicle. On the other hand, if the other driver is not insured, your own insurance company, provided you have a policy regarding uninsured or underinsured drivers, will be responsible for the damages your vehicle has incurred. They however, may have a right of action against...
What happens if an uninsured and unlicensed person has an auto accident in the state of California?
The person will never be able to get a California d/licenes. He or She is responsible for all damages and more likely spend time in a correctional facility. ...
Asked in Auto Insurance Claims, Auto Insurance
If you are driving without insurance and are involved in an accident that is not your fault who is responsible for damages to your car What legal consequences are involved for the uninsured driver?
Various state laws may limit what type of damages you can collect. Also, when you do start to shop for a policy your rates will be higher. In a no-fault state, each driver must seek compensation from their own insurer and your ability to sue for damages is limited. ...
Asked in Insurance, Auto Insurance Claims
When you do not have any insurance AND the person who took your car without permission has no insurance and causes an accident who is responsible of the other parties damages?
You hope that the other driver responsible in the crash has insurance that covers uninsured drivers and then you sue your friend! ...
If you were involved in a multi car accident and you were not at fault does the party at fault have to pay for your damages?
I was in a 3 car accident. An uninsured motorist hit the car in front of me, the second vehicle (who has insurance) then hit my car. Doesn't the car who hit me become responsible for my damages? Answer Yes, the at fault party is responsible for your damages. Answer Keep in mind, in multi vehicle accidents, usually, the responsible party's insurance co. prorates the amounts paid (up to the policy's limit) among the claimants, meaning that at the end you may still be owed...
Is leaving the scene of an accident a felony?
IT IS ILLEGAL IF YOU CAUSED THE ACCIDENT OR IF YOU ARE DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PERSON OR PERSONS INJURED IN THE ACCIDENT, SUCH AS A PARENT, WIFE, HUSBAND, IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBER. A PERSON IS NOT RESPONSIBLE TO REPORT OR ASSIST IN ANY CRIME OR ACCIDENT THAT THEY DID NOT CAUSE OR HAVE A DIRECT AND RESPONSIBLE RELATIONSHIP TO A PERSON INVOLVED IN THE ACCIDENT THAT REQUIRES LIFE SAVING ATTENTION. Answer If you were at fault for the accident and if there any injuries...
How do you handle an auto accident on private property with no insurance?
Generally speaking, the person responsible for the accident is responsible for the damage. If the responsible person refuses to pay ot doesn't pay fast enough, the other can sue them if they wish. ...
Asked in Auto Loans and Financing, Personal Finance, Auto Insurance Claims, Loans, Co-signing, Money Management
If you co sign for an auto loan and the person you co signed for is in an accident can you as the co signer be liable for injuries or damages?
No, you can only be liable for the loan. If the car was totaled and did not have insurance then you can be held responsible for the balance on the loan. Any accident or damages that occurred would be the responsibility of the driver/owner of the vehicle. All your signature did was say that you will pay the loan if the borrower fails to do so. ...
Asked in Auto Insurance, Auto Insurance Claims
If both vehicles in an accident are insured by state farm who pays?
the person that is found responsible ( at fault ) for the accident
Asked in Repossession, Auto Insurance Claims
Parked vehicle damaged on private property who is responsible for damages?
The person who caused the damage.
Will your auto insurance policy be voided if you loaned your car to a friend without knowing his license was suspended and he got into an accident?
It depends, they could or they could have you sign an exclusion on that driver, which means that if that person ever drives the car again and gets into an accident the insurance company will not be responsible for damages. ...
Asked in Insurance, Auto Insurance Claims
Can someone without insurance and whose license was cancel sue you if you had an accident with him and you were at fault?
Absolutely, this person can and will sue you. Just because he/she wasn't licensed doesn't mean that you have the right to get in an accident with him/her. The only thing that will happen to the other person is get a citation for driving without a license, or whatever the case may be. You are still responsible for all damages. ...
Who is responsible for damages if the vehicle isn't registered to person who hits another car but the person responsible bought it and hadn't transferred it yet?
The driver is always responsible for whatever happens to vehical he is driving ...
Asked in Auto Accidents, State Laws
Who is resaponsible for an Accident on private road?
Normally, the same person who would have been responsible for the accident on a public road. ...
Asked in Transportation Accidents
If your car was in an accident and the other person driving was at fault. Who's insurance should pay for your car damage?
the insurance of the person responsible for the accident