Posted: Apr 2, 2013 5:42 PM by Caroline Flores - email@example.com
Updated: Apr 2, 2013 6:45 PM
ROBSTOWN - At the beginning of the year Carmen Elizondo was hit by a driver with no insurance. The accident left her almost $6,000 in debt and with no way to pay for it.
"I cannot make it on what I receive in social security. It's very little. And for this to happen, I don't know," said Elizondo.
So to try and get money to pay for her expenses from this crash, Elizondo is trying to sue the driver, Maria Molina, in small claims court.
But according to Judge Gonzalez in Robstown, Constables have tried to serve Molina with a subpoena over a dozen times. He says they haven't had any luck, because when they knock she hasn't answered the door.
Elizondo says this whole situation is one that could have been avoided if the driver just followed the law and had insurance.
"The law is mandatory that we're supposed to have insurance and a drivers license to drive. Why were they not complying with the law," said Elizondo.
This is a question even the well known Judge Judy wants answered. One of her producers reached out to Elizondo saying Judge Judy wants to hear her case on her show. While Elizondo says she doesn't want to go all the way to California to handle this case, she did have one thing to say to all drivers uninsured drivers.
"So they're endangering not only their lives, but the lives of the other people on the road," said Elizondo.
The local judge in the case says he will now go a more aggressive route to get the Molinas to show up in court.
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