Some bastard hit me

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Thegonagle

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It's unfortunate that you didn't just get the guy's policy info.

Then you could just stop at your doctor, fill out the auto accident form, and his insurance company would be billed. No need to sue. (It's probably just some minor whiplash, nothing the docs can really do much about except tell you to take it easy for a few days.)

Oh, and the doc might suggest that you make sure your head restraints are always in the full up position. I personally don't even know why they're adjustable in most cars, since the majority of people tend to leave them fully retracted, entirely defeating this safety feature.

You could also stop at your favorite body shop to have your car checked out, and they could bill the other insurance company. Just because it absorbed this impact once doesn't mean it will do it again. There tend to be "consumable" impact absorbing materials underneath that nice plastic bumper cover (usually high-density foam and stuff).
 

thomsbrain

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oh man. you still have to file a police report, get his info and report it to your insurance, you fool. if his hood got bent up, that's more than $500 in damage and you HAVE to report it to the police at least. it's the law.

how do you know your car wasn't damaged? if the other car got that messed up, your car couldn't have survived without some kind of damage. and as for you, if your neck is hurting already, you obviously got knocked around pretty hard. sometimes it can take weeks for neck injuries to make themselves apparent.

and not at least getting the person's info shows us you must have suffered major brain damage.
 

ThePresence

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Nov 19, 2001
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Originally posted by: thomsbrain
oh man. you still have to file a police report, get his info and report it to your insurance, you fool. if his hood got bent up, that's more than $500 in damage and you HAVE to report it to the police at least. it's the law.

how do you know your car wasn't damaged? if the other car got that messed up, your car couldn't have survived without some kind of damage. and as for you, if your neck is hurting already, you obviously got knocked around pretty hard. sometimes it can take weeks for neck injuries to make themselves apparent.

and not at least getting the person's info shows us you must have suffered major brain damage.
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