Whitehall, MI asked in Car Accidents for Michigan

Q: Can I sue my auto insurance adjuster for blatantly lying in trying to get me to agree to a post settlement offer?

This is a catastrophic auto claim and the insurance company is trying to get me to accept a POST settlement. The reason I am interested is to get the medical care for T.B.I. issues and undiagnosed upper body injuries.

The problems I AM having is the my insurance adjuster is lying to me via email so I do have proof.

Lies are that insurance company is making the offer because I have had past issues with other adjusters.

The ONLY reason they are making this offer is because they want to stop paying my medical bills.

Worst lie I do have proof of is that this insurance adjuster has told me she will NOT increase the settlement amount for my Traumatic Brain Injuries because they were "ruled out". Have this in an email and this is a clear and blatant LIE. Have had doctors diagnose me with several TBI issues. I have also asked for increase in settlement to get Voc Rehab from TBI issues to regain work abilities.

How can these lies be legal? Do I have any recourse? Thanks

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1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: It would be best for a Michigan attorney to advise you, but your post remains open for four weeks. You present lots of information and it's difficult for anyone to assess your situation in simple terms and offer a couple of quick pointers or suggestions. As a general matter, regardless of jurisdiction, it's going to come down to liability and injuries. It could depend on the evidence you can offer regarding TBI, such as Brain MRIs, neurological testing, and other diagnostic tests. It's up to you, but you have the option of consulting with a Michigan personal injury (many of whom would probably offer a free initial consult) to discuss your case in greater detail than is possible here on this Q & A Board. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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