Category: Loss of Use


Car Rental Tips After An Accident: You’re Entitled to Dollars and/or An Equivalent Vehicle

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: September 22, 2011

Insurance companies oftentimes do their best to not treat you fairly or equitably. One example of this is when the at-fault driver’s insurance carrier provides you with a rental car with a “take it or leave it” attitude. In California, you are entitled to be provided with a vehicle of equal value to the vehicle that was damaged as a result of another driver’s negligence. For example, let’s say that you get rear-ended in your new Toyota Prius. The other person’s insurance company says “yep, our driver was at fault” and then allows you $20 a day for rental car.… Read More

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