Hertz rental car accident
Hertz is a popular rental car agency in USA which is known to rent cars to tourists or visitors for their commutation purpose. People need to rent cars as they maybe tourists or visiting the area for work, having no vehicle at their disposal. There may be individuals whose vehicles have gone for servicing or repairs, hence the need to rent a car for transportation purpose. Individuals renting cars tend to not drive as safely as they would if driving their own vehicle. California alone sees thousands of car accidents every year, if you have been involved in a Hertz rental car accident, contact us at Khashan Law for help with your case.
Hertz is known to provide protection plans for all the customers who rent their vehicles. These insurance protection plans vary from vehicle to vehicle and are different in comprehensiveness and price. The most common plan which is purchased by most of the renters is a collision damage waiver plan, under this the renter is freed from any liability to pay for any type of aesthetic damage to the rented car.
They also offer insurance plans which can help recover for any lost property. The more expensive plans also offer coverage for protection of the occupants the car passengers in case of any third-party accidents.
However as a victim of Hertz rental car accident, you need to understand that in most of the Hertz accident cases the company won’t be involved at all. The reason being that in most cases the company is rarely completely or partially responsible for the accident, and thus cannot be held liable. The driver of the rental car’s insurance company can be the target of any lawsuit and be made responsible to make settlements.
Reasons for Hertz Rental car accidents:
- Most of the times in case of a car accident, negligence or inattention of the driver is the prime reason for the accident.
- A number of times the drivers are guilty of over speeding, tailgating, jumping traffic signals, not following traffic safety rules etc.
- Rental car drivers are known to have higher tendency to check their phones or GPS while driving in order to search for a specific location or for navigating through an unknown area.
- Visitors to a new place may not be aware of the traffic and other rules which are needed to be followed, resulting in accidents.
- Certain issues like adverse weather like heavy rainfall or snowfall etc. can also impact a driver’s driving.
- Defects or malfunctioning of car parts like a brake fail or tire burst can also be the reason for an accident.
If you or your loved one has been involved in a Hertz Rental car accident, it is important that you are aware of your legal rights. This can help you get both financial relief and peace of mind. We at Khashan law have worked on a number of accident injury claims of Hertz Rental car accidents. Our special team of Hertz Rental car accident lawyers can handle all types of accident claims and help the victims receive the best compensation for their physical and mental suffering. Contact us at (951) 461-2387 for a free and confidential consultation.
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