Q: Car Accident, Someone hit my car from the back, can I make her pay me?
My Insurance is going to contact her insurance, but they told me that they have to find if She has coverage. I’m using my insurance, but I have a deductible of $500, can I make her pay everything that I spent? The police report shows that is her fault, what can I do if She doesn’t have coverage?
A: Q: "can I make her pay everything that I spent"
A: Depends whether what you spend is legally recoverable. You definitely would be entitled to your deductible. In almost all instances, you are entitled to towing from accident scene to your house and/or repair shop. You are entitled to reasonable rental. As for the rest, it depends what are your expenses and whether or not it's legally recoverable. My advice is to consult with an accident/injury lawyer(s) in your area to specifically discuss your case/options----most lawyers who practice in this area of law will provide a free initial consultation----I know my firm does---so take them up on it.
A: You can ultimately hold her for many costs but you also have a claim for your injuries. The examination --if you haven't had one --will be paid for by the medical part of your car insurance with no deductibles or copays. As you don't know what effect they will have in the future get them evaluated now.
The members of the Pennsylvania Assn for Justice all give free consultations. Why not call and get one?
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