My car was recently rear-ended by another vehicle and totaled out by my insurance company (I put the claim through my own carrier to expedite the process). However, I do not agree on the amount my insurance company is offering me (about $1500 lower than my car's actual value). Since that time, I have been trying to negotiate for more money. Today, my adjuster sent me an e-mail that stated the following: "I just noticed that the vehicle is still at the shop and accumulating storage fees. We need you to release the vehicle to us, so that it can be moved to a no-fee storage facility." Am I required to release the vehicle to my insurance company, before an agreement is made on the pay-out? If I do not comply with her request, can this action be held against me in some fashion? Please advise.
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