We finally got the Jeep/Insurance thing resolved. Erick talked to the claims rep yesterday and convinced him that we should have the car repaired at the dealership. He gave us the usual "Well, we normally don't do this, but I'll make an exception this one
So we get the Jeep back today! It really hasn't been that bad, I mean, we've had a nice rental car, a Toyota Camry, which I wouldn't mind owning at some point. But I'm glad this thing is over. Now we can focus on getting all of the stuff in Erick's wallet replaced. Oh, and his cell phone.