Do you have your own auto insurance policy? If so, and you did not waive the uninsured motorist coverage, you may be able to recover under the uninsured motorist coverage provision of your own auto policy. In addition, you might be able to get your medical bills paid by the med pay portion of your policy.
There is no harm to you to give this person your insurance information and you should contact your insurance company immediately and discuss it with them. Do not discuss it further with anyone other than your insurer and/or attorney until the claim is resolved. It is your insurer's duty to protect your interests, and they will hire an attorney for you should you need one.
It's impossible to value a personal injury case without seeing any available evidence re the accident itself, and all the medical records of the injured party. Even then, it's important to hear the other side's defense.
Having said that, a soft tissue injury resulting in only three weeks of pt is not likely to be a large case. However, there may be factors involved that a layperson may not be aware of that could augment the recovery. It's never prudent to make these claims without the...
You would sue her. Her insurance may or may not cover her but they will probably defend her against your claim. If you win and she is properly covered, the insurance company would pay - but none of that changes the fact that you sue her.
Your attorney may be able to file a motion if the case was in litigation to begin with. If not, he would have to file suit. Fortunately, in Rhode Island there is a statute that requires such settlements to be paid within 30 days of receipt of their receipt of the release and provides for punitive damages if they do not comply.
Student loans are not discharged merely by filing a Chapter 7 petition as they are priority debts. If all you did was file the petition and attend the 341 meeting you did not get them discharged. They are only discharged under special circumstances and if you file the proper pleadings to get them discharged.
If the other party doesn't have insurance, you may still be covered under the uninsured motorist coverage of someone you live with. There are other possible sources for coverage about which you should speak to an experienced personal injury attorney.
There are various state oversight organizations, such as the Dept of Health, etc to whom you could report this. You could also bring a civil lawsuit against him. I encourage you to do something because if he behaves as you have described he needs to stopped.
I would be happy to discuss the matter with you to discuss representation or just to give you some guidance. I don't think you should give any more details in a public forum such as this.