You probably have liability insurance on your car. You can tell the other car owner to make a claim against your insurance company and your insurance company can figure out what, if anything to pay him. That's what you pay insurance for.
Insurance should cover it, if not, have them take you to small claims court to substantiate damages. Never pay anyone directly without a release of liability, or they will come back for more money.
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I would take pictures of it, get a release, and pay a minor amount. Some body shops will even fix it for free.
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If you have your own car, you probably have liability insurance coverage. Provide the other car owner with your insurance information and have him make a claim. Do not pay for the damages on your own without obtaining a full release of all liability. Your insurance company will make certain all the proper releases are executed.
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