Orlando, FL asked in Insurance Defense for Florida

Q: HELP! Subrogation defense case??

I was involved in an accident where I struck the corner of a trailer (not the vehicle) and the two occupants in the vehicle (not the policyholders) are now claiming bodily injury. At the scene of the accident, they said they were not injured and they resumed work following the accident. GEICO is stating both occupant's injuries have amounted to 40,000 dollars worth in medical expenses. I do not believe this is true, as both men work laborious jobs and most likely had preexisting injuries. How do I combat this??? I have already responded to the complaint and denied some of the allegations and have requested proof of these injuries. I have over 220,000 dollars in student loans, only work 2-3 days per week, and cannot afford to make the suggested 50 dollars a month payment.

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Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Do you have insurance? If so, contact you insurance company immediately and get them to take care of it.

I find it hard to believe that they are asking that you pay $50 per month on a $400 k claim. that wouldn't be a drop in the bucket; you'd never pay it off at that rate.

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