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Private settlement for car accident
30 Aug 2018 (109 views)

Mr. X allowed his car to move forward at a traffic stop and hit the car in front. The two drivers agreed not to make any claim as the damage was small.

A few months later, Mr. X received a letter asking for payment to the damage. The other car was a rented car and the rental company decided to file a claim.

Mr. X approached his own insurer and was shocked to learn that they deny liability due to failure by Mr. X to report the accident. 

Mr. X approached me for advice. 

I called Mr. X and spoke to him. He said that the other party was asking for repair cost of $700. I told him that this repair cost was fair, and he should speak to the other party to settle it. If it goes to court, the cost would be much higher, especially the legal fees. 

Mr. X emailed me a few weeks later and told me that he was able to negotiate the damage down to $350. 

He asked how he can make a donation to FISCA for my time.  I suggested a sum of $50 and showed him this webpage: Link


 


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Mr. X allowed his car to move forward at a traffic stop and hit the car in front. The two drivers agreed not to make any claim as the damage was small.

A few months later, Mr. X received a letter asking for payment to the damage. The other car was a rented car and the rental company decided to file a claim.

Mr. X approached his own insurer and was shocked to learn that they deny liability due to failure by Mr. X to report the accident. 

Mr. X approached me for advice. 

I called Mr. X and spoke to him. He said that the other party was asking for repair cost of $700. I told him that this repair cost was fair, and he should speak to the other party to settle it. If it goes to court, the cost would be much higher, especially the legal fees. 

Mr. X emailed me a few weeks later and told me that he was able to negotiate the damage down to $350. 

He asked how he can make a donation to FISCA for my time.  I suggested a sum of $50 and showed him this webpage: Link