Question: Can I Sue Someone For Hitting Me With Their Car?

Do you go to jail for accidentally hitting someone with your car?

Dangerous driving causing injury in New South Wales A driver convicted of dangerous driving faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison.

If a driver causes grievous bodily harm while driving dangerously, they may be imprisoned for seven years..

What should you do if someone almost hits you with their car?

If they are driving erratically, and you believe they may be intoxicated, having a medical emergency, or something similar which is causing the erratic behavior, then you should call 911, and give as much information as possible, such as make, model, color, tag number, cross streets of where you observed them, the …

What does it mean when someone takes a picture of your license plate?

Someone may take a picture of your plate because they have a car very similar to yours, and they want to print the pic life-size, laminate it, and use it as their plate. So if a cop decides to run the plate, the description of the car will match your own.

Can you call the police on a bad driver?

If you see someone driving recklessly–whether it be from texting, drunk or drowsy driving, being overly aggressive, or otherwise careless driving–report it by calling 911. But only call if you feel it’s a dangerous situation.

Can you sue someone for almost hitting you with their car?

No! You can ONLY sue if an actual injury has been caused ! In any case the emphasis is on the pedestrian to ‘take care’ when it comes to vehicles that might hit them! Then you need the name and address of the driver, before you can start a court action to sue them!

How much money can you sue for getting hit by a car?

If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident in NSW, you may be able to immediately claim up to $5,000 for your treatment and loss of earnings without having to lodge a formal claim. These benefits are available regardless of who was at fault.