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Criminal Defense Attorney
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Car / Auto Accident Lawyer
In Oregon, the law says that if you are injured in a car accident, but don't have insurance, you can recover economic damages (like medical costs and lost wages) but you are not eligible to receive non-economic damages (like pain and suffering). I'm not clear on whether you don't have any auto insurance or just don't have liability, but if you were injured, consider contacting an Oregon personal injury attorney.
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Brain Injury Lawyer
Your question is not clear, the most important thing to do is to contact an attorney to review the facts. Make sure to keep any important evidence and to collect the names and phone numbers of any witnesses. Also, if you have suffered any injuries, get necessary medical treatment. As others have noted, there are certain limitations to the damages you can recover if you do not have liability insurance.
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Personal Injury Lawyer
An attorney would need more detail from you to be able to fully advise you. Having said that, it sounds as though: (1) the driver of the other car was at fault; and (2) you were uninsured at the time. If I am correct in this regard, then you may, possibly, be prohibited from pursuing a claim for noneconomic damages (compensation for "pain and suffering") depending on how long ago you were last insured. ORS 31.715 is the Oregon law that applies in this regard. Note, however, that there are exceptions to the bar to recovering noneconomic damages for driving uninsured. Most importantly, if you were previously covered by an auto insurance policy within 180 days of the accident date, and you hadn't been convicted for driving uninsured at any time during the one-year period before your insurance policy lapsed, then you can still seek noneconomic damages as a part of your claim against the responsible driver.