I'm being falsely accused for leaving the scene of an accident with injury to a pedestrian. I was not at the scene of the accident when it happened and police reports and witnesses show that he was hit by a car that is totally different than the car I drive and I do not know of anyone that drives a car he was hit by, The victims injuries are mostly surface wounds and was released from the emergency room shortly after the accident. Although I told my insurance company not to pay, My insurance company decided to settle to the limit of my liability insurance but, maybe short of what he is seeking for pain and suffering. He has a UM / UIM policy up to 250k and is trying to tap into that. His lawyer cashed the check and is in a trust account. Release was not signed yet. Can I still be sued ?The victims lawyer decided to settle with my insurance company and cashed the check. The money is in the lawyers trust account. No release was signed yet because they are waiting on the outcome of the UM / UIM ( 250 max. ) for pain and suffering. Can I still be sued ?
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