Philadelphia, PA asked in Car Accidents for New Jersey

Q: I have a document from the court with my judgement. The lawyer that handled it said I now wait for payment from uninsure

Lawyer said I have to wait for uninsured motorist fund to cut me a check. Basically told me i was on a list and when my number comes my settlement comes.

The judge awarded me 27,000.

I have been waiting forever and I was hoping I could do one of those "it's my money and I need it now" places

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Gerald D. Siegel
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  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Plainsboro Township, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: I have never heard of such a thing that "your check will be cut when your number comes up."

In NJ, the practice is that the insurance company has to send the check within 30 days.

I think you should request an explanation in writing from your attorney as to what happenmded at the aqrbitration and when your check is going to come in. Good luck.

Stuart Nachbar
Stuart Nachbar
  • Livingston, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: I dont know how long ago your settlement was reached, but your counsel should have the settlement check in hand within 60-90 of sending in the appropriate paperwork on the settlement. In terms of a funding, look at

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