When charges of fail to yield to a stop sign have been dismissed in court, can the insurance company hold me liable for a auto accident?

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When charges of fail to yield to a stop sign have been dismissed in court, can the insurance company hold me liable for a auto accident?

On August 24,2016,I was issued a ticket
for fail to yield to a stop sign from a auto
accident. Since this occurred 623 am
hours where there is a vast amount of
construction with no traffic lights by no
road signs, I waited for 2 mins at this
stop sign before I preceeded to make a
left turn on a two lane high way headed
north bound.For,looked both ways a
couple of times before the turn because
it was extremely dark. As I was in the
lane from the turn, I was strike on the
driver side from a vehicle that was
traveling at a alarming rate. The vehicle I
was driving was total loss which belongs
to my dad. The other driver collects from
my dad insurance with my insurance for
bodily injury. Yet, the driver did not go to
the hospital in the abmulance. I observe
him walking around the area with sitting
on a hard concrete wall along side the
road which was place there by
consturction.

Asked on January 31, 2017 under Accident Law, Alaska

Answers:

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

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

You can still be held liable for the accident.  The police report and its conclusions regarding who was at fault in the accident are frequently the basis for determining liability. What other items are in the police report which led the police to conclude you were at fault?


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