i backed into a car on private property with no insurance i recieved no ticket am i liable for damages

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i backed into a car on private property with no insurance i recieved no ticket am i liable for damages

I backed into a truck on private property I was not insured I received no ticket am I liable for damages

Asked on November 21, 2017 under Accident Law, Virginia

Answers:

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

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

You are liable for the damage (cost of repairs) to the car you backed into.  It is irrelevant that you did not receive a ticket.
If the case is NOT settled, you will be sued for negligence.  A court judgment in favor of the other driver can be enforced against you with a wage garnishment.
Your state's Dept. of Motor Vehicles will also levy additional penalties against you for being uninsured.


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