West Warwick, RI asked in Car Accidents for Rhode Island

Q: If you didn't have insurance at the time of an accident but was not at fault can you get fined for it? Got ins after

Got insurance a couple days after the accident, received a letter from the dmv saying they will suspend the license and trying to make my friend pay for the damages of the other persons car. When they cut across two lanes of traffic that wasn't cleared

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Neville Bedford
Neville Bedford
  • Licensed in Rhode Island

A: Insurance is not usually retroactive. There are many factors that go into determining liability for accidents. I am not sure of your friend's role but it sounds like you could benefit from the services of an attorney to advise you of your rights and responsibilities after a confidential private meeting to review all of the particulars in your situation.

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