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Who is liable for a car accident - the driver or the owner of the car?

Question Details: My car was hit in a parking lot and the driver took off but was caught on camera. The sheriff found the driver later that night, however he was not the owner of the truck, which was uninsured. Both parties refuse to pay for damages. My car is not drivable and I have had to have a rental car for the last 2 months. Are they also responsible for rental fees as well as the damages?

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