Woodbridge, VA asked in Car Accidents, Insurance Defense and Small Claims for Virginia

Q: Warrant in debt claiming that I owe about 6500 to Geico Insurance.

I have been served with warrant in debt claiming that I owe about 6500 to Geico Insurance.

The incident happened in June of last year. I was driving at the intersection of glebe and columbia pike in Arlington when I rear endeded in to another car at the red light. The lady in the car in front of me made a sudden stop and I couldnt press the brakes early enough to not hit her. However, the damage and impact was very minimal. I can surely say that the speed of my car wasn't more than 2-3mph.

We pulled up to the near gas station and after examining the bumper of the car which had a very little mark on it. We decided not to call police and no reports were filled.

According to the bill of particulars and warrant in debt I am being sued an insane amount for damages to the car and medical bills (no bills have been provided).

One thing that i think is againt me in this case is my car insurance at that time, which was stopped 1 week prior to the incident because i had changed my bank

1 Lawyer Answer
Jan F Hoen
Jan F Hoen
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Hampton, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: Because you were uninsured, the claim would have been paid by the other driver's uninsured motorist coverage with GEICO. They now have the right to pursue you through subrogation for what they had to pay.

If you wish to contest the damages, you should retain counsel. GEICO will have in-house counsel to represent them.

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