Q: What happens when you get into an accident without insurance due to a contract dispute?
I’m now getting a letter saying if I don’t respond within 30 days they will mail me a judgement.
A: This is something a North Carolina attorney should advise on, but your post remains open for two weeks and the clock is ticking on your window for a timely response/appearance. It isn't fully clear what the contract dispute means (dispute with your carrier as to policy being in effect, contract dispute as to a workplace providing coverage for commercial usage, etc.), but that is less important at this point. Whatever the case may be, you should consider contacting a North Carolina attorney with the paperwork you received, whether it is a summons and complaint, demand letter, etc. The worst thing to do would be to take no action, where that could possibly result in a default judgment (easy win for the other side based on a no-show). Seriously consider contacting a North Carolina attorney without further delay to discuss this and figure out your game plan in responding. Good luck
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.