my husband was making a letf hand turn and was t boned and it hardly did any damage to the other car but really did a number on are car the right side doors will not open at all
If you were at fault and have no collision coverage, there will be no insurance to pay for the damage to your car. You will have to pay out of your own pocket. You still need to report the claim to your insurance company as the other driver will likely make a claim against your policy.
Brain Injury Lawyer
Mr. Pittman is correct you will have no insurance for the damage to your car. Hopefully you have the proper coverage to pay for any damage you caused to the other vehicle.
Family Law Attorney
If you are found at fault, and did not have insurance to cover your own car (collision), you will have to pay out of pocket to repair or obtain another vehicle. However, if the other driver is at fault, their insurance should compensate you for your loss. I would consult with an attorney in you area to evaluate the facts and the viability of a potential claim. Best of luck
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If you did not have collision coverage, then the only way to get compensation for the damage to the car is if the other driver was at fault for causing the collision. You should obtain the police report to find out who is at fault under Utah's rules of the road. Based on your description, I'm concerned that your husband may be determined to be at fault unless the other driver was speeding or ran a red light, but there may be other relevant facts. You can also contact the other driver's insurance to find out its position on liability.
If you have no insurance, you'd want to retain a local lawyer to defend a lawsuit.
If the other party was at fault in causing the accident, you need to make a claim against the adverse insurance carrier. If your husband was totally at fault, he will need to pay for his own repairs.
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Who did the police find was at fault? If it was your husband, you will need to talk with your insurance company. But if it is the other driver, you should call a personal injury attorney for a free consultation.
Personal Injury Lawyer
If you husband was at fault, then he will have to pay to fix his own car. The other drive will likely file a claim and the other driver will have a claim against him and your liability will pay for his damages.
If the other driver was at fault, then you have a claim against the other drivers liability insurance.
If you are unclear on the difference between the different types of insurance coverage, I have a blog post explaining the difference:
I am not licensed in UT, but the basic info will be the same. Best of Luck
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