Q & A - Know Your Rights
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Health: If you sustain injuries, your health insurance coverage would apply. If you do not have health insurance, there will be no coverage to pay for any injuries you sustain.
Homeowner’s or Renter’s: If you cause injuries or damages to another, your homeowner’s or renter’s insurance would likely provide coverage under the scenario you describe. If you do not have homeowner’s or renter’s insurance, then you would be personally responsible.
The lesson to be learned here is that if you are a cyclist, sharing the roads with cars, it is a very good idea to have both health insurance and liability insurance through a homeowner’s or renter’s insurance policy. Of course, an even better lesson is that you shouldn’t run a red light!