Fort Lauderdale, FL asked in Car Accidents for Florida

Q: About 2 years ago my vehicle was the front car in a 3 car collision.The middle vehicle did an extra tap into my car

Due its driver's foot coming off the clutch after ther rear driver impacted him. Rear driver's carrier is accepting only 50% liability; middle driver's carrier accepts no liability.

1. Who do I file a claim against--rear driver alone?; middle and rear driver?; or both drivers plus their insurance carriers?

2. Even though I have since sold my vehicle, can I add a 4 day rental estimate printed from the internet to the rear carrier's estimate of the damage amount?--the rear carrier's adjuster verbally stated the repair time would be approx. 4 days. (The selling price to the new buyer accounted for the damage plus rental costs during repair).

3. Is my claim for "Auto Negligence"? or for something else?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Daniel Marc Berman
Daniel Marc Berman
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL

A: You should file an insurance claim against both driver's. If you were hurt in the accident then you really should have an attorney handle this for you.

Daniel Berman

Berman & Tsombanakis LLC

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