Barstow, CA asked in Car Accidents, Insurance Bad Faith and Insurance Defense for California

Q: Guy cut me off while turning into driveway which caused me to fall and hit his car, driver made false insurance claim

Drive told Insurance that I hit his car while he was parked, I have witnesses that say otherwise, only thing is I have no bike insurance for bike nor a bike license, as I've owned it for a month, does this hurt me or what would happen?

In Barstow, California

2 Lawyer Answers
William John Light
William John Light
Answered
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Riverside, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: If you are hurt, contact a personal injury attorney to pursue a claim on your behalf. Since you were uninsured, you can only recover your economic damages - no pain and suffering.

If you have property damage only, file suit in Small Claims court. Bring your witnesses and receipts/estimates for repair, along with photos of the damage and of the scene of the collision.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
Answered
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: more info needed.

however as you know, driving a motor vehicle without a license is illegal and you could lose your license for a year. In addition, if you were to hire a lawyer to recover for your loses, you will not be able to recover for your pain and suffering.

i would set up a meeting with an accident lawyer. Most will give a free consultation.

i would want my lawyer to deal with insurance co and provide them with wit statements.

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