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Filing a car insurance claim with unreported previous damage

I was in a fender-bender that was indisputably the other driver's fault, but I'm not sure how to proceed with the insurance claim because there was already some mild prior damage to my car from a couple of scrapes in my house's treacherous driveway that I never brought to my insurer's attention. Can I get in trouble with my insurance company (USAA) for failing to report those minor solo collisions, and how much will it complicate a claim against the at-fault driver's insurance? [more inside]
posted by patnasty on Jul 22, 2014 - 8 answers

Settling after an accident

How do I negotiate an accident settlement without getting taken advantage of? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 18, 2014 - 21 answers

Involved in accident, at-fault party's insurance couldn't pay for all

Involved in a four-car accident, at-fault party's insurance couldn't cover all the property damages. Now what? [more inside]
posted by Carius on Jan 3, 2014 - 10 answers

Post-car accident etiquette 101 - PA edition

Rear ended a car on a slick road today. Called police to get a report filed. Now what? [more inside]
posted by never nice on Jun 3, 2013 - 9 answers

How to handle insurance after a minor accident?

I was involved in a minor car accident on Saturday. There were no injuries and only minor damage, so we decided not to use insurance. Today, however, I got a letter from the other driver's insurance company requesting that I contact them. Lots of complicating details, and not sure how to proceed. [more inside]
posted by mshrike on Dec 5, 2012 - 12 answers

Minor accident, major headache

I was hit by a car 2 weeks ago. It was minor enough that I didn't even file a police report, just got the insurance information. But I'm wondering about collecting the small expenses it's incurred from the insurance company. [more inside]
posted by Hactar on Jan 31, 2012 - 6 answers

What to do about a "fender bender" in MA?

In Massachusetts: Yesterday on my way to work, going about five miles per hour in morning traffic, I bumped the car in front of me. (My fault; I was totally distracted by the kid waiting for a school bus who looked like he was about to run into the middle of the street.) We pulled off to the side of the road and I took a look at the "damage" -- a couple of scratches to the paint on the (plastic) bumper.... [more inside]
posted by shamash on Sep 27, 2011 - 19 answers

Someone hit my truck! what to do about it ?

An uninsured motorist hit my car. What are my options ? [more inside]
posted by Pogo_Fuzzybutt on Nov 12, 2010 - 14 answers

How to negotiate settlement for pain & suffering from auto accident

Seeking advice on negotiating settlement for pain & suffering for an auto accident. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 14, 2010 - 19 answers

Car accident and no police report.

I was rear-ended this weekend and decided not to call the cops to file a report. There's very little damage to my bumper, but I still have some questions about what, if anything, I should do. [more inside]
posted by a.steele on Jun 28, 2010 - 15 answers

Already drowning in photocopies

Minor, minor car accident. Other driver left the scene. No damage to my car. Is there any reason that I should report this to my insurance agency? [more inside]
posted by oinopaponton on Mar 17, 2010 - 11 answers

happy new year. i miss my car.

Car Insurance Filter: I've searched but can't find an answer. My car was most likely totaled today by someone rear-ending me. However, I still owe $11K on it. How does this work? How can I get another car? I feel so screwed. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 2, 2010 - 17 answers

I was just in a car accident and I need your advice on how to handle it.

I was just in a car accident and I need your advice on how to handle it. [more inside]
posted by sharkfu on May 16, 2008 - 12 answers

How should I handle this car accident?

I was in a car accident on Friday. I have questions about insurance, etc. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 20, 2008 - 9 answers

Car accident. "I will write a cheque" turned into "Who are you?"

Car accident in Sept. Swapped info; didn't call police. Now the guy who hit us has never heard of us. What can I reasonably expect? [more inside]
posted by kmennie on Jan 9, 2008 - 12 answers

What should I do after a hit-and-run car accident?

I was pulling out of my parking spot as some guy, going at high speed, out of nowhere cut in front of me, causing me to bump into him, and then ran away. What's my best action at this point? [more inside]
posted by zavulon on May 15, 2007 - 22 answers

Missing my ride

My non-pimped ride (1993 sedan, BB value: $825) was just totaled in an accident with a commercial truck (the truck driver's fault, and he was cited). Are there any ways to get the adjuster to value the car more highly than $825 so that I have any chance of replacing it? [more inside]
posted by xo on Jul 20, 2006 - 28 answers

Can I recoup the value on my car that somebody hit (and ran from)?

Can I recoup the value on my car that somebody hit (and ran from)? My car was hit, person admitted to it, they're insured, now what? All the juicy details are inside. [more inside]
posted by cubedweller on May 9, 2006 - 8 answers

Can someone else make a claim on my car insurance?

Can someone else make a claim on my auto insurance? [more inside]
posted by jayder on Feb 18, 2006 - 14 answers

How exactly do insurance companies figure "pain and suffering" on car accidents?

How exactly do insurance companies figure "pain and suffering" on car accidents? I've been told by several people to take whatever they offer and double it, but how do they decide what they offer? And how do I know if that's enough (because I assume once I take their offer the claim is closed)? (more inside) [more inside]
posted by nramsey on Jan 16, 2004 - 10 answers

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