Dallas, TX asked in Criminal Law, Insurance Defense, Car Accidents and Insurance Bad Faith for Oklahoma

Q: if I was convicted of a UUMV am I liable for the money the insurance company gave the owner? Car was undamaged, returned

I was given the key by the owner. I did take a drive her car for a while before being arrested, whereas the car was returned to either the insurance company or the owner. There was no damage to the car. However, they are suing me (insurance company) for a sum of money equaling 6,800 dollars claiming General Negligence. They are claiming there was damage to the car that I was responsible for, but I know there wasn't. I think they're trying to recover the money they lost auctioning it off due to the fact they had already compensated the owner.

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: Presumably they have an appraisers report saying there was damage. You have to prove their wasn't. Won't be that easy.

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