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Last year I got into an accident with a rental car that my

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Hello, last year I got into an accident with a rental car that my job provided. They paid for the car and the insurance. The guy wasn't hurt at all and he was on a motorcycle. No damage whatsoever but now he's suing me. Will my rental car insurance take care of this or he's he suing me ? Because I don't have insurance.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Traffic Law
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 1 year ago.

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It depends on what kind of insurance you had on the rental car. They should or, if you were on the job, your company's insurance should cover it.

Do you know what kind of insurance you had on the rental car?

Also, did you use a credit card to rent it? If so, many of the credit card companies provide insurance automatically when you rent a car.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Well my job has a company that's called fleet management that provides this cars. I didn't use anything of my own. And there's insurance on the car when I asked the company that provides the cars. But my questions is why is he suing me and should I get a lawyer or does my insurance hire a lawyer for me ?
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 1 year ago.

He is suing you because you're the driver.

The company should provide you with a lawyer because they are going to be included in the lawsuit at some point and the same lawyer can represent you both. EVen if they don't provide one , whichever insurance covers it will provide a lawyer.

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