You may want to talk to an attorney about helping you with the lawsuit. It is hard for non-attorneys to learn the court system and rules. If you are sued in small claims court and can not afford to hire an attorney, you may be able to get some information on how to handle the case directly from the clerk of the court.
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You have to fight it in a court of law. You should hire a lawyer since you failed to have insurance under state law. Try to negotiate it out. You can call the other side and try to negotiate it out in a payout. You will be asked for a SR19 if you have been suspended.They have an absolute right to do what they are doing.
You have to hire a lawyer or, at least, consult with one about your case. Subrogation claims whether filed in Justice Court or a (higher) court record are pursued by lawyers and you are at a disadvantage. If you cannot afford a lawyer, you should contact your local legal aid for help. If you meet its income guidelines, you may be able to get representation. Failing that, you can contact your local bar association for a referral to low-cost or pro bono (free) representation.
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If someone is suing you then hire a lawyer.
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If you have been served with lawsuit papers, you have a very short time to file an answer or a default judgment will be signed against you. Find a lawyer ASAP.
This is not legal advice. You should always discuss the specifics of your issue in person with an attorney. Be aware that there are time limits on all claims that depend on the kind of claim, so do not delay in seeking an attorney.
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