Q: The woman whose car I rear-ended months ago said she was fine. Now she's claiming back pain. Could I get sued over this?
A: Yes. Let your insurance handle it. If you get calls on it do not comment, pass it on to your insurance. If you are served with papers, make a copy, then call, fax a copy, send a copy certified return receipt to the address for the adjuster on your case. Put the claim number at the top of each page--your company's claim number, not hers.
Timur Akpinar agrees with this answer
A: If the person sues, let your insurance company handle it. But it could be difficult to assert a claim based on injuries that materialize months after an accident. That's an issue your insurance carrier would need to look further into after reviewing the medical records.
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