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QLD In Bankruptcy - Responsible for Car Accident Damages?

Discussion in 'Debt and Bankruptcy Law Forum' started by Gc19, 10 August 2015.

  1. Gc19

    Gc19 Member

    9 August 2015
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    I had a car accident and hit a car but had no car insurance as my parents were paying for me but didnt renew it. A year ago :(

    If I'm in bankruptcy, am I still stuck with repair costs of other vehicle?
  2. Amanda E

    Amanda E Well-Known Member

    9 April 2014
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    Yes, you're still liable for the repair costs of the other car if you caused or contributed to the car accident. Remember that if they contributed to the car accident, then they're partially liable/responsible, not just you.

    Queensland Legal Aid has a fact sheet about car accidents that you might find helpful - here's the key bit that relates to what you've mentioned:
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