Question: What Happens If Someone Sues Me For A Car Accident??

You will be liable for any damages that were caused in the accident if it was your fault.

If you have auto insurance, it will hire an attorney to defend the case, and pay the damages up to the policy limits.

If you don’t , she might get a judgment against you, but if you own nothing, there is no way for her to collect.

Can someone sue you after insurance pays?

When someone chooses to later sue on the same claim, the insurance company and the legal system will all get involved very quickly. Generally, it is unwise to sue for additional compensation after a settlement has been reached, but there are certain circumstances that allow a plaintiff to take such action.

What do you do if someone sues you and you have no money?

Always go to court

Keep reminding the creditor during your case. If you are execution proof tell the creditor. Even if you do not have the money to pay the debt, always go to court when you are told to go. A creditor or debt collector can win a lawsuit against you even if you are penniless.

What is the average settlement for a car accident?

According to one source, the average car accident settlement is a little bit more than $15,400. That’s for car accidents that involve a bodily injury. The average claim that includes property damage is a little bit more than $3,000.

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