Who do I sue if I was hit by someone who was unauthorized to be driving a rental car?
Question Details: It was a hit and run, my car is totalled along with another car the other driver hit. I am being told I'm just out of luck that the rental company is not responsible for a driver who was not authorized to drive the car.
You are out of luck in regards to the rental company: they are not liable for unauthorized drivers, since such persons did not have the right to drive and the company took no responsibility over them. You can sue the at-fault driver who hit you; and if he/she was allowed to drive by the person who had rented the car, you can sue that person, too, for allowing the at-fault driver to take their car.
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