I rented a car with Enterprise in the state of Florida. While at a gas station, not even in the car, a girl backs into the front of the rental. It was her fault, she admitted it, the police ticketed her and wrote in the report that it was her fault. Her dads car is covered by insurance. I did not take the rental insurance because I have my own, or at least until I found out my policy lapsed about a month ago. What's going to happen? Am I going to go to jail when I bring the rental back in. I've kept it an extra week because I'm scared to bring it back. Extra note* I reserved a "full sized", but they free upgraded me to a "luxury" so I'm sure the same damage on a Chevy Impala would have been cheaper than what it will cost to fix this Chrysler 300... I don't think that should be on me lol
Gather all of the information that you have, make copies, and offer to give the copies to Enterprise when you return the vehicle. Enterprise should be able to make the repairs to the vehicle via a claim through the other driver's insurance policy. Good luck.
Provide all the information that you have regarding the police report, the girl who hit you and her insurance to the rental car company. They should then seek compensation for the repair from the other driver's insurance.
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First, you will not go to jail. Second, even if your insurance policy lapsed, the rental car company should be able to obtain compensation from the other driver's insurer. Good luck.
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