What all am I eligible for in an insurance claim since my claim was originally denied by the at fault party?

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Insurance Question from Sylvania, OH

Asked on 01/08/2014

What all am I eligible for in an insurance claim since my claim was originally denied by the at fault party? I was involved in an auto accident in June and at the time Progressive (party who hit me) insurance company denied the claim saying he wasn't insured. 6 months later it turns out that he was insured. I have read some unfair claims law and am unsure of what all I am eligible for this. I have been out money this whole time and still have not recovered it all. I am really just trying to find out what all am I eligible for outside of recover the cost of repairs and a diminished value claim? Do they owe me interest on the money I was out during this time or anything else like wrongful denial?

Answer given on January 14, 2014

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