Coverage & Claims

I agreed to pay out of pocket for an accident, but do I have to pay for their rental car if it's prohibitively expensive?

Sorry to hear about your accident. If you accepted fault for the accident you are responsible for the person's transportation expenses.

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Can I file an additional loss of use claim even after the at fault party's insurance has paid for the repairs of the vehicle?

From my understanding, if the initial check did not cover your travel expenses but was for the repairs then you are still owed for that and should reopen the claim with that company. They, of course, would need the info and receipts to show what expenses you had. For future reference, I recommend using the initial claims payout for what it was meant for — your car's repairs, first and foremost.

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.
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