Absolutely! The insurance company has a lawyer so should you !
Your rights will be much better protected and your lawyer will make sure you obtain maximum compensation for your pain and suffering and loss of enjoyment of life, loss wages etc.
You can easily be taken advantage of by the insurance company without legal representation?
Soo, the bottom line is "Get a Lawyer"!
If the plaintiffs injuries truly exceed the $50,000 Policy limits then there could be exposure to the defendants personal assets.
The best remedy would be for the defendant to consult a bankruptcy attorney to determine whether a bankruptcy would be
A viable option.
If bankruptcy is a viable option then the personal-injury proceeding would be stayed and only policy limits would be available to the plaintiff!
You may be held responsible for property damage and fined, if this is your first offense.
Any subsequent offenses may result in harsher penalties .
I highly recommend that you consult with an experienced attorney !
Good luck to you !
If there is no personal injury then this could be a property damage subrogation claim from the trucks insurance company.
Sounds like the matter is dismissed without prejudice . That means that the truck insurance company has the right to make a motion to reopen the claim, that the truck insurance company may have against you to be reimbursed for whatever they may have paid out on the claim. This is called subrogation.
You may have the right to seek bankruptcy protection if you are sued....
Every case is different and there is no such exact time frame when to settle!
There are many factors.
The nature of your injury. Whether you are still treating and the extent of your treatment and injury could take months or years!
Also, depending on who the defendants automobile insurance company they have also becomes a factor!
Be patient and hope you get better!
Good luck with your case, call your lawyer to set up an update!
Negligent infliction of emotional distress must be proven by objective psychiatric evidence.
Sounds to me that you should consider bringing an action for money damages resulting from actual losses incurred my the identity theft
Contact an experienced Criminal Lawyer who may be able to fight this charge. A motion to suppress may be appropriate if the search by the Police Officer was improper.
Moreover, if there are any co defendants that will assume responsibility is another remedy.