Warren, RI asked in Car Accidents for Rhode Island

Q: Do you really have to prove a driver is uninsured in a hit and run accidents in RI? My car was hit. The driver ran.

There were no witnesses. The cop said hit and run and uninsured motorist on report. But the insurance company said I must prove the unknown person had no insurance!

Is that true in RI?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Albin Moser
Albin Moser
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Providence, RI
  • Licensed in Rhode Island

A: No, that isn't true. Your uninsured motorist coverage under your motor vehicle insurance policy covers a hit and run as an uninsured motorist claim. You do not have to prove that the unknown person had no insurance.

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