Always talk to your insurance company immediately. You stand nothing to win by waiting.
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Sorry to hear about this. This is not an unusual situation. What will probably have to happen is that you will need to rent a vehicle and get reimbursed by the at fault insurance. Make sure you tell the rental company that this is an insurance case so they will help you get the claim number and process the rental at the "insurance rates." Do you have an auto club membership or any other club that you can get a discounted rental? A personal injury attorney can help you through this process. It is something that attorneys handle all of the time. An attorney should NOT charge you for assistance with property damage and rentals.
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Why would your insurance company be involved. Is your son also in your policy? If so, call your insurance company and file a claim for the accident. Best of luck.
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