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Originally posted by Unvarnished
reply to post by jude11
What the! Damn dude, pretty intense video you got there, 52 cars, I only see things like this in speed racing, and its never 52 cars.
Originally posted by yourboycal2
Wow pretty big accident. Auto Bahn is not for the weak lol. lead foots all over that !
i was curious about who pays for pile up accidents , had a good explaination here .
"AllShookDown07-25-2003, 09:19 AM
I ran over and asked my claims subro friend about this and she confirms that if blame can't be ascertained that, yes, everyone pretty much covers their own losses. Usually though, there will be an attempt to determine who's at fault -- and there may be more than one person/vehicle at fault. For example, car 1 stops and cars 2, 3, 4, & 5 pile up into car 1. Car 6 stops in time to keep from hitting car 5 but gets rear-ended by 7, 8, 9 & 10. Cars 11, 12 & 13 stop but car 14 pushes 13 into 12, 12 into 11, 11 into 10.
She said they have to try to figure out what the time interval was between impacts (I believe she said if it's more than 3 seconds it's treated like a separate accident but don't quote me on that). They also have to get statements from every person (or every person they can track down) in the pile-up and that these are by far the worst types of claims to be assigned to...."