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Involved in accident while driving a rental car and i had no liability insurance

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I rented this car from a big rental company. I didnt get liability insurance with them and they did not ask me for the same. Later, I get and ran into a car standing a red signal light. It was raining heavily at that time. I was wondering what options I have. My rental car company liability division is calling me and telling me to give a recorded statement about the events. I was wondering what options I have. Please reply.


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My response:

Assuming your accident DID NOT involve alcohol or other intoxicants; e.g., there are no criminal charges pending against you, then give the statement. If there are criminal charges pending against you, DO NOT give anyone a statement unless counsel is present at all times.

On the dreary side of this accident, you've bought a rental car, and you've bought all the damages and pain and suffering incurred by the other party as a result of your negligence.

Whether or not there are criminal charges against you - - or just merely civil negligence involved, I would strongly recommend that you invest in a good defense attorney for your criminal and/or civil liability exposure.

Good luck.


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