I was getting off ramp and this car was facing wrong direction and he didn't have his flashers on so i swerved and swerved again and hit cement wall i did get a lawyer but other insurance didn't want to pay so i guess because i didn't hit the other car even though i had liability and my car is an older car that was my money maker so my lawyer said to get another lawyer and sew the actual guy im really in pain my arms and back hurt and i have no transportation is it worth to get a lawyer since the first one couldn't for bodily injury
Can you sue? In general, you can "sue" anyone and everyone you want in this country so long as you can afford the requisite filing fee. But the proper question you should ask is, “Should I sue?”
In addition, even if you have a viable court case, if you are asking whether you have a viable one that will sustain a Motion to Dismiss or a Motion for Summary Judgment, that is a question that no attorney in this forum will be able to answer with any degree of certainty, as in order to sustain your suit, you have to prove a valid cause of action and provide persuasive evidence as well regarding both liability and damages. More information is needed on the loss facts for a definitive answer regarding liability.
And most of the time, you wouldn’t simply jump headfirst into a lawsuit without first trying to negotiate with the alleged at-fault party’s insurance company. Our court systems are clogged up enough without people filing unnecessary lawsuits without first attempting to come to an agreement with the other party or his or her insurance company. There are other options before filing a lawsuit if the other insurance company is not accepting liability that you could try before going through the time and expense (filing lawsuits is not free) of the lawsuit process.
If you were injured, you should consult with another attorney in your area before taking any further action. You can use the "Find a Lawyer" link at the top of this page for names of attorneys in your area. Most even offer a free consultation and charge on a contingency fee basis so you don’t have to pay anything up front.
Speak with another attorney. Most of us give free consultations so you do not have anything to lose and much to gain. Sounds like you swerved out of the way to avoid the collision which was caused by the wrong way driver. I do not think your attorney dropped your case for the reason you stated, that you did not hit the other vehicle. The other driver was still at fault for causing you to avoid a collision. There are more likely reasons why they would drop your case like, adverse driver's coverage was cancelled, or he was an excluded driver on the policy, or he did not have permission from owner to drive the vehicle, etc, etc. There also may be other coverages available to pursue but I'm sure your past attorney likely already check. However, better be safe than sorry. Hope this helps
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