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What Should I Do If I Have An Accident In A Car Rental?

by Colbert Cooper Hill Attorneys

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When you’re traveling, getting in a car accident is the last thing on your mind. Car rentals are convenient for people who travel or those who prefer not to put extra miles on their vehicle. Although no one expects to be in a rental car accident, you should always be prepared. In the event you’re in an accident that is not your fault, you still need to inform the rental company and your insurance company of the incident. Insurance policies vary, and how you should proceed will depend on your particular policy. (more…)

What Should I Do If I Have A Car Accident In A Leased Vehicle?

by Colbert Cooper Hill Attorneys

Man Auto Accident

Author: Ken Nunn, Esq.

Many people are unable to afford a new car. For this reason, leasing a vehicle has become a popular alternative. Statista stated, “29.83 percent of the new cars in the U.S. were on lease in the first quarter of 2018.” This increase in leased vehicles has raised questions for many Americans on what to do if they’re in an accident in a leased vehicle, and for good reason. There are particular requirements that one needs to follow after being in an accident in a leased vehicle. If these specific actions are not followed, you could owe money to the leasing agency for not abiding by the contract rules. (more…)