Since you have insurance, turn the matter over to your insurance company right away. They will appoint an attorney to represent you in the case and to defend the lawsuit.
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I agree with counsel that you should notify your car insurance company right away, and send them copies of the legal papers. However, if your car insurance company already paid out on the full policy limits then the insurance company has no obligation to do anything further on this case, and you are on your own, in which case you should consult with an attorney.
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Do not lose any sleep over this. Just let your insurance company do what they have to do. This is what you pay premiums for.
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