After any accident in California, drivers have obligations when it comes to reporting the accident. This article will go over those rules, as well as laws regarding at-fault drivers, financial responsibility, and other California laws that could have a huge impact on your case.
Reporting Car Accidents to Law Enforcement
According to California state law, if a crash results in any deaths or injuries, then the driver of any vehicle involved in a car crash (or a representative of that Read More
This article takes a look at how California law determines financial responsibility in regard to car accidents, registered vehicles and car insurance, and how these laws work with insurance claims and lawsuits following a car accident.
What Does California’s “Fault” System Mean for Your Case?
California determines liability for car accidents in cities like Riverside based on a “fault” system, where drivers are financially responsible for the effects of any and all accidents that they cause.
When two cars are involved in a crash, it’s common for the insurance company of the responsible driver to pay for damages, including property, medical expenses and more.
But with more than 15 out of every 100 drivers in California uninsured, where does that leave you in the event that you’re in a collision? Who pays for damages when the other driver doesn’t have insurance?
The good news? You’re not out of options just yet.