Q: DUI Five way collision
I was in a five way collision, and I was third in line. The person I hit, 2nd car, was driving under the influence and was arrested. Technically he's at fault correct? I got a mail recently where his insurance is asking for payment.. I have insurance as well, will my insurance go up? Is he even allowed to get any type of settlement since it was a DUI?
A: You rear-ended another driver and they're at fault? I don't think so. You might check with a personal injury lawyer, my experience has been that the driver of the car in back is at fault for following closer than was safe, regardless of the driver in front's sobriety.
A: MORE INFO NEEDED.
IT IS POSSIBLY COMPARATIVE NEGLIGENCE.
THE PERSON WHO CAUSED THE ACCIDENT WILL HAVE IS INSURANCE CO HANDLE JUST AS YOU SHOULD.
IF YOU ARE INJURED, SEE A PI LAWYER.
I ASSUME THERE WAS A POLICE REPORT? WHO DOD THEY SAY WAS AT FAULT?
YOU CAN HIRE AN ACCIDENT RECONSTRUCTIONIST THROUGH YOUR LAWYER BUT THEY ARE NOT CHEAP.
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