My insurance company said I had enough coverage 100/300 for the injuries, now I have law suit pending. I became disabled behind this accident and lost everything and I have to file bankruptcy. What should be my next step, time is ruining out; accident was 3/18/08
I lost my career of 18 years and have filed for SSDI, still pending.
Personal Injury Lawyer
Talk to your insurance company attorney and cooperate fully, their job is to protect you against the law suit. It's why all responsible motor vehicle owners and operators like yourself have insurance. That is the first step to get out of the car accident case as unscathed as possible.
Click on the 'Find a Lawyer" tab above and there are some very good bankruptcy attorneys here on AVVO to help you through that aspect of the issues that face you.
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I assume by your post you have been sued and your insurance companyis telling you not to worry about it. The insurance company should hire a defense attorney on your behalf to defen the claim. Ultimately once discovery is completed yoru attorney should be able to tell you if in fact there is enough insurance coverage to cover the damage to the other party (parties) involved.
If you have to file bankruptcy you will likely need a bankruptcy attorney for that as the insurance defense attorney won't typically handle. However, you should discuss your situation with your insurance defense attorney as filing bankruptcy can effect how your civil case is handled.
Personal Injury Lawyer
Based on your statement, it appears that you are currently represented by a defense attorney appointed by your insurance company. It would be inappropriate for attorneys here on Avvo.com to attempt to give you advice on your case when you are already represented. You should direct all of your concerns and questions to your attorney; that is why he is being paid by the insurance company to represent you and provide you with answers.
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