I got into the turning lane to turn into a business, the light was red for the cars going straight. The front row was full already so any other cars would block the intersection if they went forward. One car stopped to let me across the road and once we got mostly across the road, a car hit us in the rear passenger side.
From the description you were most likely deemed at-fault on the accident report. "prime contributing unit." (Top section of the accident report.) It sounds like the car that hit you had the right of way and you failed to yield. Just because someone may have made room for you to turn or even waived you to turn, under Ala law you still have a duty to make sure your path of travel is clear and it is safe to proceed. Turn this matter over to your insurance company so they can repair your car and handle the other driver's claim against you.
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Assessing liability in general would take much more information than is posted on this question (there are so many factors involved such as speed, exact points of impact, whether there were any independent witnesses, what ALL parties are testifying to, etc.). Liability can never really be determined based on only one party’s version of what occurred.
If the other insurance company is not accepting liability, you should use your own collision coverage and let your own insurance carrier fight it out with the other person’s carrier. Even if the police came to the scene, investigated and cited either driver, a citation is not actually proof of liability ultimately, anyway, as that would be assessed in a civil trial, not a traffic court trial (you or the other driver could be found guilty of the traffic violation and then be assessed with no liability in a civil trial).
However, having said all that, if you were injured in the accident, I would contact an experienced personal injury attorney in your area as soon as possible before talking to the insurance companies. You can use the "Find a Lawyer" link at the top of this page for names of attorneys in your area. Most offer a free consultation and work on a contingency fee basis, so you won’t have to pay anything up front.
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