If a car rear-ends my car at a red light which causes me to rear-end another car and I have no insurance, can I be held responsible for damages to the car in front of me?

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If a car rear-ends my car at a red light which causes me to rear-end another car and I have no insurance, can I be held responsible for damages to the car in front of me?

We just found out we are being sued for the accident which happened almost 2 1/2 years ago. The van was not insured at the time. At a stoplight a car rear ended my mother which cause her to rear end the car in front of her. Now the car from the front is suing. I don’t believe there was any physical injury to any body.

Asked on March 11, 2012 under Accident Law, California

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