Leander, TX asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Texas

Q: Ongoing surgeries due to car accident

A family member had a car accident. He had major injuries/loss that will require ongoing surgeries. There was a settlement and subrogation is over. Will his health insurance deny coverage of future surgeries and come after the settlement money? He is also going to be switching insurance due to divorce. Will the new insurance also deny coverage?

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

A: A Texas attorney could advise best, as these types of claims could involve state law, but your post remains open for two weeks. As a general matter, the question of whether they would come after settlement money could depend on the wording of any releases, and other terms and conditions of the original subrogation settlement. In terms of your questions on denying coverage, that could be the carriers' decisions, and whether state law permits denial. That could be difficult to predict without knowing additional information. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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