Hello I am a lawyer with over 15 years experience. I will try to help you with this. Can you give some more details please about the accident. How did it happen, any other vehicles damaged people hurt etc. Were the police involved?
Thankyou for that I didn't see that you had replied until just now. I will answer your question today.
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If you can show it was the other driver’s fault you will not have to pay damages.
If you are responsible for the accident you will have to pay for damage caused by your bad driving. It is not really possible to say whose fault the accident was from what you have said. It sounds as though you may have been stationary waiting to move off when you were hit. If you were stationary then there will be a good argument that you are either not at all or not mostly to blame. If you were struck when pulling across the other side of the road to turning right then it is likely you will be at least partly to blame. The further across you are the more it is likely to be the other driver’s fault.
If you are found liable even in part for the accident you may have to pay damages.
How badly was your sister’s car damaged? And the other car? Either your sister or the other driver could bring a claim against you. A claim could be brought by the Motor Insurers Bureau who sometimes pursue uninsured drivers for losses incurred by other road users. Do you know if the other driver is blaming you and asking for compensation?
If she has notified her insurer they will come after you &/or the other driver to seek compensation. The other driver’s insurers will deal with any claim against them and may also claim against you.
The police probably completer an accident report and this will be the key document in attributing responsibility. Unfortunately this could drag on for some time and you may have to deal with claims and counterclaims from the insurance companies.