Unfortunate. You never should have driven the car off the lot without having first secured automobile liability insurance on the vehicle.
The motorcyclists will probably allege that you improperly inspected and/or maintained your vehicle, resulting in the dislodgment of the hood and their subsequent injuries. You in all likelihood will be liable for their damages.
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Did you have coverage for your previous vehicle, there is usually a grace period for newly purchased vehicles. How did anyone sell you a car in such bad condition. It sounds like the dealer may be at fault and may owe you as well as the bikers. SEE A LAWYER NOW!
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