Hello I was a passenger in my friends vehicle when we were rear ended at high speed. It was a hit and run and the driver got away. I'm hurt real bad and now have to miss work and I am losing wages. How can i find out if my friend has uninsured coverage? He is not returning my calls so I cant get any information. My own policy does not have uninsured motorists so how can I get compensation for my pain and my lost wages?
If your friend is (unsurprisingly) not returning your calls, the next thing to do would be to hire a personal injury attorney to reach out to your friend get that information for you. Hope this helps.
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There are some third-party companies that will do policy searches but this will probably cost you a couple hundred dollars and the accuracy is certainly not guaranteed. Otherwise, you will need to sue your friend and obtain information in discovery. Insurance policies are private contracts and you are not entitled to the information.
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