If I was involved in an accident and the other driver fled, am I without a vehicle even if I had insurance?

My car was new.

Asked on March 9, 2011 under Accident Law, Missouri

Answers:

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

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

If you had uninsured motorist coverage on your auto insurance policy, you may be able to file an uninsured motorist claim with your insurance company in order to receive compensation for the property damage to your car.


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