If it was totaled, the insurance should take care of the bill. You have an obligation to mitigate damages (limit the storage charges) if possible. The best approach is to contact the tow company and put them in touch with the insurance company, and continue to try to contact the insurance company to resolve the situation. Best of luck.
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This is a common practice. Tow/storage companies do not store vehicles for free. You should turn the matter over to your insurance company to adjust your damage claim and to remove your vehicle from the tow/storage facility. You must mitigate your damages by having your vehicle removed from the storage facility as soon as possible.
Interesting scenario. So intake it you are the registered owner? So hopefully you carried insurance on it. It's strange that in 2 months time you never learned that your cousin was in an accident...not to mention in your car. Insurance companies typically only deal with the registered owner of a car, so if the other driver was at fault it seems like you would have received a letter. This makes me guess that your cousin was at fault. If so, time for your cousin to step up to the plate. Hopefully he/she carried insurance. If the tow yard can sell the car for salvage to cover the cost of storage, you may have to go that route. Then sign your cousin up for payment plan to pay you back if there is no insurance to cover it.
who was at fault? how much insurance is involved? whose is covering this?
contact this tow yard and say you just got notice of the charges; see if they'll reduce them or your insurance will handle it. seems like you should've been more diligent.
seems like if you had insurance this never would have happened.
Whose fault was the accident?
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