Erie, PA asked in Car Accidents for Pennsylvania

Q: Would I be able to sue a person who caused a car accident if I am not injured?

I was involved in a car accident in February. I didn't know any better and filed the claim under my insurance. My car has been waiting for repairs since then. I have exhausted the car rental coverage under my insurance. Since then I've had to pay out of pocket for transportation costs and had to quit a job because I have no way of getting there. I am not sure what the best recourse is.

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Pennsylvania attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. I'm glad you were not injured. If you're not suing for bodily injury, then it looks like you're contemplating damages associated with not having a working car, employment-related, etc. Without knowing more, that sounds like it might be a difficult case, with the passage of roughly three months since February. But that's only a general observation without knowing the details of your file. If you consulted with a Pennsylvania attorney to discuss more thoroughly, that would be the truly meaningful way to answer your question. Good luck

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