If I hit a person going at 1mph with no damage to vehicle

I accidentally hit a car in front of me during a red light while we were stopped
going at around 1mph. There was no damage to the vehicles, but the person claimed
to be ‘injured’ from this. The cops arrived and took down our information, but I
did not show my insurance at the time. I now received a letter from her lawyer
telling me to provide my insurance information or provide the affidavit of no
insurance if I did not have one. What should I do in this case? Should I fight
for the fact that she may have pretended to be injured? Thank you.

Asked on May 13, 2016 under Accident Law, Arizona

Answers:

S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

It woujld be advisable to refer the matter to your auto insurance company which will handle the case for you. It will be difficult for you to prove that the other party is pretending to be injured. Most likely, the case will be settled without a lawsuit being filed.  If the case is NOT settled, your auto insurance company will provide you with an attorney at no cost to you who will handle the case for you.
Don't worry about it.  Your insurance company will handle the entire matter for you.


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