Gwynn Oak, MD asked in Car Accidents for Pennsylvania

Q: My motorcycle was hit while parked. I have a police report and contacted their insurance. What are my options or rights?

Motorcycle was parked on the street. The other driver is noted for being at fault. Do I have the right to chose where to have the bike repaired, if their insurance is paying for it?

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William C. Head
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William C. Head
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  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Sandy Springs, GA

A: Two options. Settle or sue in small claims court.

If you have insurance, and deductible is not too large, they can pay, and then use their lawyers to collect from the at fault party.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
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  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: You do. Their company can look at it. They will come up with an estimate. You have your place talk to the estimator if there is a difference.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
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  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: Yes. Take it wherever you want it fixed. Have them do an estimate. Send it to other company. If an argument, then let the dealer talk to them rather than you be in the middle. Feel free to call if questions.

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