Q: I was involved in a car accident where I was not at fault. There were damages to my car but the other party is uninsured
A: If you have adequate uninsured motorist coverage, you can have your own insurance company cover your loss. If not, you will need to sue the driver and owner of the uninsured vehicle. Report it to your insurance company. Be sure the facts of the collision are adequately documented; hopefully you had a police report done at the time. Be sure to properly. promptly report the collision to the DMV. Consider a consultation with an experienced attorney or limited scope representation; that way you can avoid costly mistakes.
A: Most states require insured drivers to carry uninsured motorist insurance. In any case, report the incident to your insurer as soon as possible. Obtain a copy of the police report and take photos of your vehicle.
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