Can you be sued in a no fault state?
A “true” no-fault state wouldn’t allow lawsuits no matter what.
In all states that require no-fault insurance, drivers still can sue if the damages involved are over a certain threshold.
Usually, they can sue for actual damages but not for “pain and suffering.” The threshold varies by state..
Who pays for car damage in an accident?
1. How do I get the person who caused an accident to pay for the damage to my car? If you were involved in a car accident and you think the other person was at fault, you may be able to claim your damages and losses from the other person. If the other party is insured they can make a claim on their insurer.
Will basic no fault pay for damages to your car?
What is not covered by no-fault insurance/PIP coverage? No fault insurance does not cover bills or payments that are not related to personal injuries after a car accident. For example: No-fault insurance does not cover damage to your vehicle.
How does car insurance work in a no fault state?
What does a no-fault state mean? Drivers have insurance to cover their own injuries and damage rather than insuring to pay out to the other person. An easy way to remember what no-fault means is that regardless of who caused the incident, everyone is required to file a claim with their own insurance.