I was driving a friends car that was impaired and it was shown I was partially at fault. It was an actual accident. I was sober, aware and doing the speed limit. The insurance company ruled it 75 percent my fault. No fault coverage will cover the minor injuries but he has no collision insurance. Since it was partially my fault, the other drivers liability will only partially cover the damage.
He is asking that I pay for the remaining damage. What is the fair legal way to do this? I did the responsible thing and drove the car and had permission to do so. I was unaware he did not have any collision insurance and I have none of my own. His car is actually pretty new and would be a lot of money. What is the fair way to do this or is this something that is not so cut and dry?I am an honest guy and would like to do the right thing but do not want to get cheated. Is there a general resolution to this type of case or is this up to us or the courts to decide?
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