Robert Gein Pickering’s Answers

Robert Gein Pickering

Fort Collins Personal Injury Lawyer.

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  1. Can I receive payment from at-fault driver's insurance for medical bills if I utilize my med-pay

    Answered 12 months ago.

    1. Robert Gein Pickering
    2. Todd Frank Bovo
    3. Stephen Clark Harkess
    4. Christian K. Lassen II
    5. Keith Douglas Vance
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    Yes. In Colorado, the at fault driver is responsible for the total billed amount of medical bills arising from the crash. Also, due to recent legislation, the medpay insurer cannot subrogate against the settlement proceeds (require you to pay them back from the settlement) . You should not settle you case until know the full extent of your injuries and that you have fully recovered. We generally recommend waiting a substantial period to allow the recognition of injuries. There are special...

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  2. It took 26 months for my personal injury attorney to tell how much I could be awarded

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. John M Connell
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    3. Jeffrey Mark Adams
    4. Randall Richard Sevenish
    5. Christian K. Lassen II
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    On occasion, an attorney cannot properly evaluate your case until you have reached the point of maximum recovery from your injuries, known in the medical world as maximum medical improvement. Also, as pointed out by others, sometimes the insurance company will not release the insurance policy terms and limits before filing of suit. Having a paralegal assist in gathering medical records and billings is standard, but paralegals should not evaluate case value or perform other attorney work. If...