I was approaching intersection (#1 lane; no cars in front of me) with a green light when a car blew past me from the right side, cut in front of me, then abruptly stopped in the lane I'm traveling in (which still had a green light) trying to get into the left turn lane which already had cars waiting to turn (red light). The guy was trying to get into the left turn lane 1 car length from the front of the intersection. The car was at an angle partially sticking into the left turn lane and blocking mine at impact. There was not enough time or distance for me to avoid hitting from behind. I have pictures of the cars' orientation at the accident scene before they moved. Both parties have the same insurance Co (CSAA). After I submitted photos to my agent, he said he would try for no fault/90% with the caveat that the person hitting from behind is almost always at fault and comparative negligence would come into play so the 90% for starters. After 1 week, my agent says he and the other agent come to this agreement: good news, I'm not at fault. Bad news 75%/25%. He said if I appeal decision, I could come out with worse and that everything he told me would be off the table.
This is really between the insurance company to deal with. What is your question?
ANDREW ROBERTS CRIMINAL, DUI AND TRAFFIC TICKET DEFENSE ATTORNEY- 40 YEARS EXPERIENCE
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