I backed up down a busy street and scraped the side of another vehicle in another lane.
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Yes your boss can make you pay the deductible. You have admitted the accident was your fault.
I would think this is covered under his commercial policy. Whether he can request you pay the deductible is up to him and the company policy, if any.
Report it, cooperate, and then talk to him to see what justification he has for this. Realistically, you're at his mercy most likely.
If you were hurt, you probably have a workers' compensation case.
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If it was work related, then NO.