Oklahoma City, OK asked in Car Accidents for Kansas

Q: If a vehicle is insured but. The person driving it wasn't insured by the insured company, is the insurance co. Libel ks

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David Adams
David Adams
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Olathe, KS
  • Licensed in Kansas

A: As a general rule, yes, the insurance company for the car will cover the negligent acts of the driver (even if that driver is uninsured otherwise). The only exception might be if the vehicle was taken without permission, or if the driver was known to be such a poor driver that the owner should have never entrusted the car to them (and the owner knew they were uninsured). Usually it's not a huge issue, but a good lawyer should be consulted.

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