Springdale, AR asked in Car Accidents and Collections for Arkansas

Q: can an insurance co trying to collect for what they paid in uninsured motorist policy suspend DL of person responsible

I was charged with no insurance in another persons vehicle due to an accident I was responsible for. The damaged vehicle was covered by their uninsured policy. Nationwide Insurance collection calls every theee months to say my DL will be suspended if I do not pay for damage. Is this possible? Accident is almost two years ago

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Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
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  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: In most states the answer is yes. Assuming you were responsible, you want to consider looking at the damage evaluation and figuring out a payment plan. Or you can consult a bankruptcy attorney but the interesting point is I've heard of cases where the debt is erased but because of the way the law and regulations are written the person still has the suspension! (I have not heard of such cases in Arkansas, but chances are an Arkansas lawyer has). Look for an attorney for the county that would hear any case, and speak with them is a good idea.

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