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Old 07-01-09, 10:09 AM   #1
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Car insurance/minor accident

Hey guys, quick question for any law enforcement officer or insurance person. I was coming home from work yesterday and was following a black SUV coming into my condo complex. The driver turned their wheel to the left and I stopped behind them. I didn't see that their garage door had already opened and she backed into me. I reversed as quickly as I could but not before her bumper touched mine. We got out of our cars and we were noticeably annoyed. I exchanged phone numbers (come to think of it, she has mine, I don't have hers). I am fully prepared to go half half on her repairs, which was a superficial scratch but no other damage.

Where do I stand here? Insurance-wise? Law enforcement wise?

Hope every have a good day, happy Canada Day.
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Old 07-01-09, 10:10 AM   #2
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She backed into you and you are taking the blame?
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She backed into you. Not your fault.

BTW... How's your neck?
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Yes, her fault, but.... if she denies that she was backing up it will look like you ran into her.
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She backed into you... her fault...
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yup, her fault. I had an asshat back into me once. I was on the motorcycle, and he ignored me laying on the horn the whole time. Motorcycles don't have a reverse option to get out of the way, but at least he stopped once he hit me. Only scratched the paint so i just scared the **** out of him (idiot international student) to keep him from doing it again.
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yeah Termite, long time no talk, been....everywhere, and no where. Too many updates. Life is treating me well though.

Yeah, I gave the number, but that was really to "sort of keep neighbourhood solidarity", I realized that this was a stupid idea but she is getting a quote and in my opinion, should not be construed as "taking blame" - is this a stupid conclusion?

I was probably following too close in any case...

I will update as things become available to me.
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Old 07-01-09, 12:20 PM   #9
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If she is hot you are morally obligated to get her phone number.

By the way, I'm Couch_Incident and I jump on couches.

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