I was in a auto accident that totaled my car in march of 2014. I had to ear surgeries to fix a Peryilmph fistula in my Left ear. I was just about cleared from the surgeon and I was hit again the first car accident is settled. when i was hit in a parking lot at about 5-10mphs and have had head tremors since. The person that hit me didnt have insurance so everything is going through my PIP. Have you had any clients that have had violent head tremors from a MVA? I was taken to the ER by ambulance yesterday because my body was shaking so violently. I dont know what to do. Is there any way to collect damages if the other person doesnt have insurance? Im having to close my business that has been open for 8 years.
If the other party has assets that can be used to satisfy a judgment then yes it's worth pursuing a suit.
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You should definitely contact a personal injury attorney to discuss your options. Avvo offers a good lawyer search tool to find some local attorney sto call.
In short, in addition to your PIP, you may have, UM/UIM insurance which can provide some source of recovery even though the uninsured driver that hit you does not seem to be able. The amount you may be able to recover would be limited by the limit on your policy.
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You should seek medical attention first, then when you are stabilized consult with a local personal injury attorney. There is a three year statute of limitations on when you can make a claim please do not delay too long in seeking legal help. Almost all attorneys offer free consultations for injury claims. Good Luck.
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Assuming you have Underinsured Motorist (UIM) coverage you need to make the claim against your own policy. Essentially, your insurance company will "stand in the shoes" of the person who injured you, and is entitled to all defenses to the claim that the at-fault party has. This is not particularly complicated, but you need an attorney because it sounds like medical causation will be problematic.
You should definitely contact a personal injury attorney to discuss your options. Avvo offers a good lawyer search tool to find some local attorneys to call.
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