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The short answer is yes, you can sue, even if you do not have insurance. The longer answer is that this man was negligent. He had a duty not to hit your vehicle, he breached that duty, the breach caused harm and you have damages. Those are the factors you will have to prove in order to prevail in a law suit against him...but you do have that ability and should proceed after giving him legal notice.
You can give legal notice of your intent to sue unless he pays for the damage via a certified letter with a return receipt in which you state who you are, your claim and the approximate amount of damage to the vehicle. Tell him he has 5 business days from the postmark to acknowledge he will pay or file on his insurance. Tell him if he does not, you will file suit shortly thereafter.
If he does not respond in the affirmative, you need to file suit.
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