Asked in Car Accidents for Mississippi

Q: My son's car was hit by another driver. The other driver insurance is taking a long time to fix my son's car, a month

They exchanged information and the other driver admitted fault. But told his insurance they were both at fault. We had to file police report, get them to acquire the video and get the video sent to them. I keep calling the other driver insurance to get the status of the claim but he hardly ever answers the phone or call back. My son's whole tail light is gone and it's been a month. Can I due the insurance company to fix the car and for mental distress? I don't know what else to do.

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Mississippi attorney could best advise here, but your post remains open for three weeks. I hope your son and the other driver are okay. As a general matter, I do not see a situation that would provide the basis to sue for mental distress. Because the other driver told his insurance that both drivers were at fault, it's possible this has resulted in a closer look at the accident by the insurance carrier. You could consult with other attorneys to ask if they see it differently. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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