A hummer ran into our bedroom and hit me while my wife and I were in Bed. I thought it was an open an shut case and I was hurt pretty significantly. I was in the hospital for 6 days and was on bed rest for another month and then out of work for 3 months. My total medicals were 61000 my lost pay was 12000. Now the time to settle and my lawyer says there is a 100K liability limit and the insurance is offering that. The guy does not seem to have very many assets so take the settlement. Lawyer was initially at 33% and he says he will offer to take 25% so I can pocket more. I am not able to trust my lawyer because he lectures me like I am trying to fake my injuries. Is there anything I can do? Can any of his other insurance policies or my rental property insurance cover anything?I am very upset since I don't see how the lawyer I retained helped me any. With my medical specials being 61000 and lost pay at 12000 I now see I am losing 25,000 just for retaining a lawyer when my case was clear enough and I could have gotten the insurance to pay 100,000 directly to me. For doing some paper work and sending out letters the lawyer seems to be making out better than us. I rather not even be in this accident but for suffering an entire year and possibly a messed up knee this feels so unfair.
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