If I was driving a friend’s car with my permit and she was in the car with me and I totaled her car but her insurer will not cover the damage because I was driving, do I owe her any money?

Asked on August 21, 2015 under Accident Law, California

Answers:

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

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

Your friend could sue you for negligence due to the accident in which you were at fault.  Her damages amount of monetary compensation she is seeking in the lawsuit would be the loss of her car,  the value of the car.


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