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Auto accident, not at fault, car towed due to tire damage

Memphis, TN |

accident over 1 week, no word from insurance company except requested police report, no rental car for my transportation, other driver was ticketed at the scene
how long do i wait on some action regarding this accident? i need transportation - do i rent a car myself?

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If you where hurt get a lawyer. If you just need a car start calling your insurer get them to get you a car whether the other company pays or not. If you rent a car on your own, you may have a troble getting your money back.

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You should immediately report the accident to your carrier as well as the at fault carrier. While your car is being repaired you are entitled to rent a comparable vehicle which you can have paid by the at fault party's insurance carrier.

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