once the limit is met there is in effect no more money to be paid on that policy period......some states allow 'stacking'' meaning if the limit is reached on the insurance policy that covers the car...you can then 'stack' the coverage you have on your vehicle (uninvolved car), if you have one....or many other vehicles.....if you are a minor check your parents policys...
Yes as long as your policy has uninsured motorist coverage on your policy.
99% of all insurance companies will cover such situations.
There is nothing much you can do if you are involved in accident with an uninsured car. There are reason why the other person do not get insurance as it could be because of his economic problems. A recent study showed that there are huge number of people in US who do not contain their auto or car insurance.
If a motorist is injured by an uninsured motorist and the driver has uninsured motorist coverage the insurance carrier will provide coverage, if certain information is obtained on the uninsured driver. If a driver has Medical payment coverage or PIP coverage he or she and any passengers will be covered by the drivers auto policy Medical payment coverage.
It's just auto Insurance. If you purchased coverage for uninsured motorists coverage option then yes you will be covered.
If you purchased uninsured motorists coverage with your policy you will be covered. The SR22 is not insurance, it's certificate of proof that you have insurance.
If you are driving a car in the state of Illinois, then you need to carry insurance on the vehicle. Uninsured motorists can get insurance at affordable rates if they know where to look. There is a minimum amount of coverage that the driver needs to have on their insurance. This amount is not high so that drivers can get insurance coverage at an affordable rate. However, if a driver wants to take a risk and let someone else drive their car, they need to carry uninsured motorist insurance on their policy. The minimum amount for this coverage is $20,000. This covers the driver of the car if they were in an accident and were not covered under an insurance policy. In the event of a car accident and the driver of your car or the other car were not covered under their own insurance policy, the uninsured motorist coverage would protect not only yourself but the other drivers in the accident. The coverage will pay for any medical necessities that are incurred during the accident and any wages that are lost. The coverage will only pay up to the amount that you have on your insurance policy. Anything over this amount will be the responsibility of the driver. If the accident was the fault of the other driver, then their insurance will cover up to the amount listed on their policy and then your insurance will cover the remaining amount. An uninsured policy is different than an underinsured policy. An underinsured driver has insurance, but they may not have enough coverage to pay for the expenses if the driver were in an accident. An uninsured motorist has no insurance at all. The only way that an uninsured motorist can usually drive a vehicle is if there is a family member who has taken out the uninsured motorist coverage on their insurance. An uninsured policy is not expensive to get, but it would be best for the driver to obtain their own policy as soon as possible.
No, if the other person is driving the uninsured vehicle, then that person is still covered by their own policy. But, if you AND the vehicle are uninsured, then it doesn't matter who's in the passenger seat.
Since you are the only person with insurance it would be your insurance that pays, if your policy says this situation is covered. It depends on your insurance policy. Some cover you, others don't
Uninsured Motorists Options on your Auto Insurance Policy Offer cover yourself and other passengers in your vehicle and comes with basically 2 options 1 Um / BI = Uninsured Motorist Bodily Injury Coverage 2. Um / PD - Uninsured Motorist coverage Physical Damage BI covers Bodily injury to the driver and passengers in your vehicle. PD covers your Physical Damage for your Vehicle.
Most of the coverage for uninsured is for pain and suffering so I would have it.
This would require more information to answer.
Full coverage would be Bodily injury/Property damage/ Uninsured motorist/ Comp/and Collison, plus I would add Underinsured motorist. Liabilty is for bodily injury and property damage.
New Jersey requires that drivers hold uninsured motorist insurance because of the number of drivers in the state who are on the roads without proper coverage. This type of insurance will cover the damages that are caused by another driver in an accident if that driver does not have insurance. Many insurers will also include coverage in the case of an underinsured driver who does have insurance but whose policy does not pay enough to cover the damages that are incurred. Uninsured motorist insurance will help to make up the difference in compensation between what a driver should receive and what the negligent individual can pay. It does not provide extra money above what the main insurance policy would normally pay. One of the key elements that can dictate whether a driver will receive money due to an accident with an uninsured driver is the issue of liability. New Jersey has comparative negligence laws in place. This means that the fault for an accident can be placed on more than one individual. The uninsured driver must be found to have a larger portion of negligence than the driver with insurance. If the policyholder is found to have the larger portion of fault in an accident then the uninsured motorist coverage will not be applicable. The actual definition for who is an uninsured driver in New Jersey is not always clear and can actually be applied to a broad range of individuals. A person is considered uninsured if they are not holding any liability coverage. A person can also be considered uninsured or underinsured if they have some form of liability coverage but the amount of the policy is not enough to pay for any damages that have been caused. Another definition for an uninsured motorist is a person who had insurance when the accident occurred but then subsequently had their claim denied so that no payments are made to the victim of the accident. Some situations can occur where the person who is at fault for an accident is not present after the accident or is completely unknown. Uninsured motorist insurance in New Jersey will pay for the damages that were caused by an anonymous individual if there is some evidence that the covered driver was not at fault. This can help a driver to regain the use of their vehicle quickly and pay for medical bills but can also lead to a long litigation process once the individual who caused the accident is found.
Anyone driving in any state is required to be covered on the insurance policy of the vehicle they're operating, whether named on the policy, or covered by uninsured motorist coverage on that policy.
It is important to understand the insurance policy that is purchased on a drivers car. The only way that an uninsured driver is covered in an insured car is id the owner of the car has that in their policy.
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.
unless the person stole it then the owner is responsible. the uninsured person might be covered under the owners policy as extra driver though.
No your vehicle is not covered. That is why it is always recommended that you carry comp and collision and uninsured motorist.
Depends if your passenger lives in your household. If they are not, most likely they will have to file a medical only claim on their own insurance policy.
If the car is insured and covers other drivers, the damage will be covered to the limits of the policy. If not, they're on their own.
If you are insured for 'full coverage' or possibly 'uninsured motorist', yes. In a standard liability policy you would probably not be covered.
If your "full" coverage includes Collision coverage then the answer is yes, or if you don't but do have Uninsured Motorist Property Damage coverage then the answer is also yes. I think some states have the UMPD listed seperately on the policy even if you have Collision coverage.
No. He will get a ticket. His parents will have to pay all the expenses related to the accident. The parent's insurance probably won't pay anything unless it is covered under uninsured motorists section. I don't know about that.
Of course. Do you think that NO ONE ever drives without insurance? Be covered and be protected against financial ruin. If you are a person who rarely carries passengers and you have good health insurance (which would cover any injuries you might incur in an accident anyway) why do you need to carry uninsured motorist coverage (which only covers bodily injury, not damage to your veh)? . You don't. In addition, in Florida you are required to have PIP (usually $10,000 worth of coverage) anyway, so you end up with like triple coverage if you have a good medical policy, PIP and Uninsured Motorist coverage. MOST MEDICAL HEALTH ONLY PAYS A LIMITED PT, WHAT IF YOU NEED A NURSE TO TAKE CARE OF YOU OR FAMILY MEMEBER? YOUR MEDICAL HEALTH DOES NOT PAY FOR THAT. Contrary to what is written above, you need uninsured motorist coverage for the simple fact that it also provides for lost wages. If the accident causes you to miss time from work, how are you going to recoup those wages? Does your health insurance provide that coverage? Nope. Uninsured motorist also provides a pain and suffering benefit. If the person who hit you doesn't have the money to pay for insurance, how much money do you think you'll be able to get from them for pain and suffering? Nada. Get it- you need it. No, it is not necessary. Anyone who says you should have it without enquiring about how this might be duplicated because of other insurance coverage or job benefits is just a salesman. Each situation is different. As a general rule, however, if you have good health insurance you don't NEED this insurance.