Q: I was a passeger in a two car collision who suffered a stroke. What do I do?
This was in Oklahoma not texas. I was told by a lawyer if the policy was small then I should do it on my own, but I have no idea what im doing. The policy was only 25000. He said if I felt like suing for more then call him back and they would take the case. I have lifelong issues from the accident I haven't been able to work. I even left the stove on at my apartment and caught my oven on fire which led to me being kicked out. Now im basically homeless with no way to get to a job.
A: Talk to another lawyer. I'd handle the case if you were in Pa. Contact a member of the Okla Assn for Justice--they give free consults. I don't know what this guy was talking about--most insurers will fight you over 3k, let alone 25k.
However liability is an issue--if someone has a stroke but didn't know of the condition and it came out of nowhere, it is a "sudden emergency " and they may not pay. Avoid discussing your injuries with them.
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