A smashed window on my rental car — and a surprise bill

glassWhen you return your rental car, your liability for the vehicle ends, right? Wrong.

Jessica Siegel brought her sedan back to Avis in London recently. A few weeks later, she got a bill for triple the amount she’d expected.

What happened? She’d dropped off the car after hours, and during the night, someone broke a window on the car. The Avis rental agreement says Siegel was responsible for the car until it could be checked in during business hours.

Is that right?
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