Redefining Boundaries: The Hertz Case and Its Impact on Rental Car Insurance Obligations

Is a rental car company considered an insurer if a crash happens? This question was answered by the Colorado Court of Appeals in Babayev v. Hertz earlier this month.   Imagine embarking on a long-awaited trip in a rental car, feeling the excitement of adventure mixed with the assurance that comes from knowing you're covered by insurance, just in case. Now, envision the unforeseen happening—a hit-and-run incident leaving you injured and stranded, relying on that very insurance promise. This scenario mirrors the real-life [...]