I am sorry to hear that you were injured through the fault of another driver and now he has changed his story. You should obtain a personal injury attorney in your area to represent you - let them worry about it.
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Your lawyer should be able to sort out the liability mess, however without insurance you are at considerable disadvantage. You should interview some lawyers right away. You should be able to find one that can help you on the "find a lawyer " tab above.
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Time to consult a local personal injury attorney - also, if you had auto insurance on a car you owned or a family member owed it might provide coverage for your accident - let the attorney check out everything for you - usually free initial consultations, so call a local WA attorney ASAP.
This is not intended to be legal advise or as legal representation. I am a California personal injury attorney . Be aware that every state has its own statute of limitations; and statutes & case laws that govern the handling of these matters.
I would recommend that you contact Bryce McPartland in Moses Lake. He is an excellent attorney and deals with this stuff all the time. Check out his AVVO for his contact information.
It is usually a surprise for people to find out others will change their stories and make incredible claims to avoid taking responsibility for damage they have caused. It always disappoints to see the worst in others, but lawyers with experience know how to find the truth and tell your story well so you can usually end up being treated fairly.
I only practice in Washington State and may not practice in your area. This answer is a brief hopefully helpful tip to you which is correct to the best of my knowledge and is meant as a starting point for you to conduct further investigation. However, it is made without knowing the factual details of your case or doing any legal research and so may be in error as to either the facts or law. I am not your attorney and I am not giving a legal opinion by this answer.
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