Contact your insurer at the time, immediately. They will provide you with a lawyer and defend you from the allegations in the Complaint.
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You have been sued and it is imperative that you contact your insurance carrier. The carrier will provide you with an attorney. If you did not have coverage, yes, you need to contact an attorney.
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Yes. You are sued because the other party believes you may be partly at fault. Failing to due you could result in losing the case, so it's likely just a precaution.
Report this and forward papers to your insurer ASAP and they'll defend you and hire a lawyer. It's part of why you have insurance.
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