What to do if I was involved in an auto accident in which the at-fault driver totaled my vehicle?
Question Details: The insurer for that driver is now unwilling to cover the cost for my rental fees despit the fact that i have not yet recieved a check for the vehicle that was totaled with which to purchase a new car. Is this legal?
The at-fault driver *should* cover all your out-of-pocket costs or expenses directly caused by the accident, such as resonable rental costs. The problem is, if he will not voluntarily do so, your only way to get the money from him is to sue him (possibly in small claims court, acting as your own attorney, or "pro se," to keep costs down) and win. This may or may not be economically worthwhile.
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