Kihei, HI asked in Civil Litigation for Hawaii

Q: I do not have a license or insurance and was rear ended will their insurance pay my repairs and can I get in trouble?

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: This is something on which a Hawaii attorney should advise, as it would be governed by state law. But your post remains open for four weeks. Until you obtain meaningful guidance from a Hawaii attorney, a general premise applied in many jurisdictions is that an accident victim without insurance could be entitled to compensatory-type damages, but not pain and suffering. Another general premise is that driving without insurance is a violation - each state could define it differently. It would be best to contact an attorney in Hawaii to learn exactly what laws apply. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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