Bent case could force drivers to shop around for credit hire

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The ruling followed the case of the Aston Villa football star who had claimed over £63,000 from Allianz for the hire of an Aston Martin via a car credit company while his car was being repaired.

The case, which returned to Cambridge County Court last week, could mean that a car driver involved in an accident for which they are not liable will be responsible for finding a reasonable deal on a hire car whilst their vehicle is being repaired.

Allianz said the judgment was a warning to not blindly

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