Orlando, FL asked in Personal Injury and Insurance Bad Faith for Florida

Q: My nephew purchased a motorcycle and recently was in a crash with it .

My nephew was riding cycle home and a deer jumped out in front of him and he stuck it and recieved so severe injuries from the crash. The insurance company and tag office registered the vehicle.Now the insurance company said the cycle came up stolen and refused to pay for crash he now has mounting medicals bills can you give any advice what we can do . The seller had presented the title and his license at purchase. This is the vehicle my nephew purchased and he is only 23 why would he even be aware that the serial numbers were scratched off.

1 Lawyer Answer
Drew Bruner
Drew Bruner
  • Fort Walton Beach, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: It sounds like your son received some very serious injuries as a result of this unfortunate accident. Although it may be difficult to recover damages from an insurance carrier in this specific fact set, it is important to contact an attorney whenever a carrier has decided to void coverage (in this case, from a stolen vehicle exclusion or material misrepresentation to the carrier). Search for an insurance attorney on Justia and give several lawyers an opportunity to review and see if there anything that can be done to avoid the loss of coverage.

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