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That's what happened to my friend the other day. The answer is no... they could not find a way for the other person to pay for it.

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Q: Can you press charges for hit and run if the other driver is uninsured and leave before the police comes?
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If your car was taken without your consent by an uninsured driver and then seized by the police do you have to pay the charges to get it back?

No, that person does and you can have them charged with Grand Theft Auto

What happens if an uninsured unlicensed driver is driving your uninsured car and has an accident?

Bad things, will mostly likely get a few citation from police. If he is found to be at fault he could be liable for the damage.

If in an at fault accident and you have no insurance and there is no injurys to either party and no police come and make a report what should the uninsured driver expect in California or any state?

The uninsured driver, assuming they are at fault, can expect to be pursued civilly by either the other driver's insurance company or the other driver. The uninsured motorist can be sued for damages and any other expenses incurred as a result of the accident, including court costs.

What do you do if you are uninsured and rear ended by a company vehicle and the driver does not want to contact their insurance company?

Call the police and/or the company that owns the vehicle

What actions can someone take if an uninsured driver hits them on the road?

If you are hit by an Uninsured Driver you should take the following actions- Contact the police, get information from and on any witnesses that saw the accident and get photographs of the vehicles and the accident scene. Another important step to take beforehand of the accident is to make sure you have Uninsured Motorist Insurance on your Car Policy.

Does insurance agencies report uninsured motorist to the police?

I do believe that they do. I was charged with such before but I had switched carriers and I had my documents to prove it.

Does a police report have to be filed before you get charged?

yes. either by the complainant or the police officer has to fill out a police report before any charges can be filed on you. then it goes to the prosecuting attorney for them to decide if they want to pursue the matter on charges.

If in a low impact at fault accident and you have no insurance and there is no police report or proof of any damage can uninsured driver be charged excessive repair costs?

sadly yes

My parked car has full coverage and was hit by an uninsured driver?

tell your insurance company and the police and your insurance company will pay everything except the deductible. If you have full coverage than your insurance is required to make good on the damage. It is up to your insurance company to try and get their money back from the uninsured driver of the other vehicle.

What happens when you are involved in an auto accident and you are uninsured but the other vehicle is insured and you are not at fault but the other driver claims you are?

Not at fault but uninsured Call the police in this case. Unfortunately this is a catch-22 because if you call the police your license is suspended for 1 year, if you don't it could be the drivers word against yours.

If in an at fault accident and you have no insurance and there is no damage to either party and the police was called to make a report what should the uninsured driver expect in California?

the apponent that does have insuranc eshould pay for any damages

Who is liable in a car accident where the driver at fault calls the police the other driver leaves the scene and no police report is filed?

The driver at fault is liable for the collision, regardless of the other driver's actions post-collision. The fleeing driver may later be brought up on Hit and Run or Leaving the Scene of an Accident charges, but that will not change the at fault liability.