Sacramento, CA asked in Car Accidents for California

Q: A pickup truck hit the side of a big rig and the big rig hit the side of my car. If Party #1 is uninsured,

is Party #2 responsible for the entire judgement?

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3 Lawyer Answers

William John Light

  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Riverside, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: If party #2 was also negligent, he is responsible for his percentage of non-economic damages (pain and suffering), and 100% of economic damages (property damage, wage loss, medical expenses (past & future)).

Manuel Alzamora Juarez

  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Berkeley, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: It is fact dependent. The best thing is to notify your insurance company and open an uninsured/underinsured case. Best of luck.

Dale S. Gribow

  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: more info needed.

were you injured or just damage to the car?

you need to make an appointment with a PI lawyer, most like me, will not charge for a consultation.

do you have a copy of a police report?

do you have UM coverage on your auto policy? Hopefully, you have reported this to your ins co!

call me with questions 760 837 7500 or

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