How do you get an at fault company to pay a claim?

I had an accident just over 2 months ago. The person who hit me did not own the car they were driving. The insurer of the car denied coverage because the driver had insurance through another insurance company. However, that company has not denied but has been horrible to work with and is taking their time. They do not respond to calls or emails. How do I put the pressure on to get them to cover the damages? It has been over 2 months.

Asked on July 13, 2017 under Accident Law, Indiana

Answers:

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

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

Your only recourse is to sue the registered owner and the driver for negligence. You would file one lawsuit naming both the registered owner and driver as defendants. Filing a lawsuit will prompt a response from the insurance.
Depending on the amount of your damages, you may be able to file your lawsuit in small claims court.
 


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