What is a Loss of Use After a Car Accident?

“Loss of use” is essentially the legal phrase that is used to describe the damages that a plaintiff seeks for their inability to use the vehicle that was damaged caused by an auto accident in Albuquerque.

If You're In a Car Accident, You're Entitled to "Loss of Use" for Your Vehicle from the At-Fault Driver

Two car collision causing a totaled vehicle with debris on the street Our office recently resolved a loss of use claim on behalf of a client. Loss of use claims are akin to rental car claims. When your vehicle is damaged and not driveable as the result of a motor vehicle collision, the at-fault driver must provide you with a rental car or compensate you monetarily for the time you lost the use of your vehicle.

In our recent case, a driver for the State of New Mexico caused a motor vehicle collision resulting in the total loss of our client’s vehicle. At first, the state denied our client’s loss of use claim. After Keller & Keller intervened, the state revised its position and paid our client for ten days' loss of use.

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Berna Gurule 08/12/2016 01:58 PM
Hi my son was in a accident in my vehicle that I let him use for work now the other person was at fault the other persons insurance said my car was a total loss now my question is do we get loss of use cause according to ther insurance company they don't have to pay loss of use in New Mexico is this true ?
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