In illinois, car accident not at fault but I didn't have insurance on my car. Person hit me has insurance. Do I have a case.?
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You should speak o b attorney first. Take care of any injuries you have. Again. Strongly urge you to peak with an attorney .
Yes, certainly you have a case. If the accident wasn't your fault, you were injured in the accident, and the other person was insured, you have a case. You're own lack of liability insurance will not be a factor if you are not at fault.
You should no that liability insurance is mandatory, and you should correct the problem immediately, before something else happens. This is not an acceptable risk.
You should also contact an experienced personal injury lawyer to represent you in this injury case as soon as possible.
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You should make certain that you seek medical care for your injuries and also make an appointment to meet with an attorney who handles personal injury cases. The attorney will review the details of the accident, as well as your injuries and handle your case.
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YES!!! You need a personal injury attorney. Do this sooner rather than later so you have someone to guide your care.
If you received a no insurance ticket, purchase insurance ASAP. If the State's Attorney is not willing to drop the no insurance ticket, hire a traffic attorney to represent you.
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You can definitely make a claim against the other driver and his or her insurance. You should retain an attorney in a situation like this. Do not give any recorded statements or sign anything from the other driver's insurance company unless your attorney says it's okay.
Yes, so retain a local personal injury lawyer to pursue compensation. Avvo has the best "find a lawyer" tool to locate an attorney nearby.
Yes you have a case and can recover compensation for your damages. You should hire a lawyer you feel comfortable with and someone you belive will help you. Most lawyers offer free consultations and will take your case on a contingency basis, meaning the lawyer does not get paid unless there is a recovery for you.
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If it wasn't your fault, you absolutely have a case.
Get medical treatment, take photos, don't give a statement, and talk to a lawyer asap.
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As long as the at fault driver has insurance and they were at fault, you should be able to pursue your claim. Contact a local personal injury attorney to discuss further.
Since you did not have insurance, you will need to hire private counsel to help you. Most likely you do have a case but you must discuss it with the attorney. Bring all of your paperwork with you to any consultations your schedule.
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