Winchester, MA asked in Car Accidents for Massachusetts

Q: I was in a car accident in WI and it was not my fault (truck driver was cited). My insurance and license is in MA.

I alerted my insurer, Geico, about the accident but filed claim with Secura, the insurer for the truck driver, because Geico said I would have to pay deductible if I filed with them. Secura has been dragging their feet on doing anything. They have not yet had the adjuster look at car and it has been at the tow yard for 2 weeks. What are my options. I have no car, no money, and still have car payments etc. to deal with. I did seek medical evaluation the next day and have severe whiplash. I just need help navigating all this and am afraid I am going to end up paying for something that was not my fault. The milk tanker rammed into me from behind because he wasn't paying attention! A second car was hit by me as I ricocheted off of it and they have already had their claim settled. I live in WI now but my family, insurance and license is in MA, so not sure if this is a MA or WI question.

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Michael O. Smith
Michael O. Smith
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Boston, MA
  • Licensed in Massachusetts

A: It sounds like you need an experienced personal injury attorney to help you. It is unclear from your question on which state the accident occurred in. You will most likely be covered by the laws of the state where the accident occurred. I strongly suggest you speak with an experienced personal injury attorney that specializes in motor vehicle injury law in the state where the crash happened. Most of us offer free consultations.

Best of luck

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