How long does it take for other insurance to accept libility?

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How long does it take for other insurance to accept libility?

I was on the second lane of a street and a car
hit me on the right side when she was getting
out of walmart store. They are making me pay
my deductible when i should have direct
compensation. I was told that they cant waived
it until the other insurance accept liability and
its been 15days.

Asked on March 1, 2018 under Accident Law, California

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

There is no time limit for this, and the other side *never* has to voluntarily accept liability. When you are tired of waiting, your only recourse--your only way to force matters along--would be to sue the at-fault driver (you sue the driver, not the insurer) for the damage: while they do not have to voluntarily accept ability, they cannot simply ignore a judgment against the driver.


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