How can I get an insurance company to not total my car?

It wants to total and send money to pay out my loan but I have 2 car companies saying that it’s still

repairable.

Asked on March 26, 2018 under Accident Law, California

Answers:

S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

Your recourse is to reject the settlement offer from the insurance company and sue the at-fault party for negligence.  Your damages ( amount of monetary compensation you are seeking in your lawsuit) would be the property damage (cost of repairs) to your car.


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