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Old 11-07-2019, 08:44 PM
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Car Accident.


Head on collision.

Neither I nor the other driver is too badly hurt.

She hydroplaned on a curve, right into my lane.

Both cars totaled.
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Old 11-07-2019, 08:58 PM
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Damn! I'm glad it was mostly the cars that took the damage. But, damn.

Hope you both spring back quickly and that the insurance works smoothly.
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Old 11-07-2019, 09:04 PM
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Wow. I'm scared of hydroplaning myself or someone else coming into my lane. Hope you get through all the crap smoothly.
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Old 11-07-2019, 09:07 PM
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Vastly relieved it wasn't worse for you Bosda.

Having said that, it's tough to lose a car.
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Old 11-07-2019, 10:01 PM
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Damn. I'm glad everyone's OK.
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Old 11-07-2019, 10:48 PM
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I'm glad you're ok.
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Old 11-07-2019, 11:09 PM
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I'm glad you're okay, Bosda. That accident yesterday on Broad killed my neighbor's son.

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Old 11-08-2019, 12:01 AM
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Hope no BMW's were involved.

Glad everyone is okay, seriously.
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Old 11-08-2019, 12:28 AM
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Damn. Sounds scary. You must be pretty shaken up. Glad no one was injured, but don't be surprised if you're sore tomorrow. Hope the paperwork goes smoothly and that you get a nice loaner car.
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Old 11-08-2019, 08:45 AM
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It was the only new car I ever owned.

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Old 11-08-2019, 09:54 AM
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It was the only new car I ever owned.

As they say, any crash you walk away from ... (No, no... try again)

May it be the first new car in the long line of many ... (Still not quite right)

You should see the other guy! ... (Damn. Just not my day, is it.)


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Old 11-08-2019, 11:58 AM
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Neither I nor the other driver is too badly hurt.
And how "not too badly hurt" would that be?

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Old 11-09-2019, 08:46 AM
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Czarcasm --in my case, bruising, scrapes, back & neck pain (no breaks, as per x-rays).
Her case--nose cut & possibly broken nose.
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Old 11-09-2019, 09:03 AM
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Damn that's terrifying! I'm so sorry about your beautiful car but really glad you're mostly unscathed. And I hope to hell there's a lot of good insurance in the mix ...
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Old 11-09-2019, 09:13 AM
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It was the only new car I ever owned.

Well now you get to own another one.

You're not hurt, and

you get to go shop for a new car.

Those are good things.

Think positively.
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Old 11-09-2019, 10:12 AM
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I'm very glad only the car was totaled Cars can be replaced. People can't. Especially people like you.
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Old 11-10-2019, 09:23 AM
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No offer from my insurance yet.
Of course, the report isn't ready.

Rental car is here.
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Old 11-10-2019, 10:08 AM
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Scary junk, glad you're alright.
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Old 11-10-2019, 02:06 PM
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Sorry to hear about the accident. One thing to remember is that you don't have to accept the first offer from the insurance company. If you have reason to believe your car was worth more than average (new tires, fancy radio, above average condition, etc), tell that to the adjuster, and they will be able to offer more money.

(BTW, few things are sadder than the visit to the wrecking yard to take your personal possessions out of the car before it's recycled.)

Another thing. You may want to hire a personal injury attorney. I know they're seen as sleazy ambulance chasers, but if you can get more money, that will help when looking to replace the car.

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Old 11-10-2019, 03:47 PM
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Contacted a lawyer.
Should hear from their office soon.
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Old 11-10-2019, 04:01 PM
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Be forwarned that the same insurance company that efficiently pays a claim for a damaged vehicle might totally refuse to pay anything for medical evaluation and treatment of injuries from the same crash. Protect your rights.
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Old 11-12-2019, 12:35 PM
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I was a passenger in a high-speed head-on once long ago.

You will never forget the experience.

Glad you're around to offer condolences to.
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Old 11-12-2019, 01:20 PM
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I was a passenger in a high-speed head-on once long ago.

You will never forget the experience.

Glad you're around to offer condolences to.
Holy moly. Not sure how you survived but am glad you did.
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Old 11-12-2019, 05:04 PM
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Glad you are both okay. Hydroplaning scares the crap out of me. I hate becoming a passenger when I thought I was driving.
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Old 11-13-2019, 06:00 PM
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She did not provide proof of insurance to the cop.

Dammit.
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