Q: was hit by a driver he later died now suing the estate wondering if there might be legal rights to accounts
93 year old man ran a red light and hit me on the driver side. causing major injuries to me causing me to be flown and be put on full life support. we ended up suing him, but 2 months after we did he died, now suing the estate. they sold the land and the house and with the insurance money was around 355,000 which now we have to pay the hospitals a portion of that. my question is there more things we can go after? we did some research and it looks like he was super rich like millions. found out he had oil right and maybe even a gas company or at least some how getting money from there.so since he has died do we have any legal rights to go after the money in his account, maybe go after any rights or money he had in oil or a company. so far we are thinking after everything I only end up with 105k which is nothing that im in major pain lost everything and in a wheelchair. before I settle i want to know if there might be any legal rights to anything else besides land and house
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