Lincoln Park, MI asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Michigan

Q: If an auto claims lawsuit has already been settled for pain and suffering. (The non economic damages)

Does this mean I no longer can file another lawsuit for economic damages? I was not advised of the differences and now I'm coming to the end of my 3 years on no fault benefits PIP at least my wage loss and replacement services and soon this will stop. So now I will not be able to perform or go back to do anything close to my work as I did before or financially make the money I did before my accident. My settlement for non economic damages helps however does not or will not set me up for my future and what I will be missing in my wages once my wage loss benefits end. So is to to late because I didn't include this in with the non economic damages?

1 Lawyer Answer
David Alan Wolf
David Alan Wolf
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Jacksonville, FL

A: Typically, when there is a settlement, there is a general release signed which ends up releasing the at-fault driver and insurance company from any further liability. You may want to consult with an attorney in your area to see if you truly waived all of your legal rights. Good luck.

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