Coverage & Claims

Can I be sued for damages I caused in a rental car?

Hello and thanks for the question. If you have liability insurance, the other party should be collecting from this.

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Can a foreigner get a short term car insurance when renting a vehicle from a private person?

Hello, Getting car insurance can be quite complicated for foreign drivers, especially with short-term car rentals. Since you are renting the car from your host I assume that you will be living at their address.

Insurance Companies

Can I get short-term rental car insurance for a van modified for mobility?

Hello, Unfortunately, we do not have any companies that will provide insurance for only two weeks. I'm unaware of any company that will, as most policies are six months or twelve months.

General Insurance

What insurance should I get if I drive my sister 6 miles a day and drive a rental once a month?

There are a couple of things to consider to get insured. Because your sister will own the vehicle, any insurance policy you get will require you list her as an additional interest, just like if you were financing a vehicle.

Coverage & Claims

If I hit a rental car, can I pay the damages out of pocket?

In this particular instance, it really depends on how the rental car company wants to handle the situation. I would recommend contacting the rental company to see what options you have.

Coverage & Claims

Can I be compensated for repairs prior to a car being totaled?

So the answer, as you might expect, is a bit complicated. If the insurance company initially set up you up with a rental and it took them 3 months to declare the vehicle a total loss, the insurance company may be responsible for covering the additional 2 months worth of rental charges.

Coverage & Claims

Can I file a loss of use claim to get rental reimbursement in CT?

Connecticut does have a subrogation law which states you "are entitled to a comparable rental vehicle or reasonable compensation, for a reasonable period of time necessary to settle your claim or repair your vehicle." However, because you do not know who the individual is, I am not sure how would be the party to compensate you. Normally, you would need your rental reimbursement coverage.

Coverage & Claims

What happens if you total are rental car?

The answer will depend on your insurance coverage. If you do not have insurance you will likely be responsible for the cost of the vehicle. If you do have insurance with comprehensive and collision coverage, check with your insurance company.

Coverage & Claims

Do I have to contact my insurance after an accident with a rental car?

You've taken all of the right steps to have the claim taken care of. The only thing you need to do is contact your insurance company.

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General Insurance

Non American looking for cheap car insurance

There are some things we need to consider here. First, insurance rates can vary daily so you can really only shop for and purchase insurance a few weeks before you will need to use it.

Car Insurance Costs

Am I responsible for paying for another driver's rental car

Yes. You are the reason the other driver does not currently have a vehicle which they most likely need to get to work and maintain their obligations.
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