Q: Is it worth getting a lawyer if a family is sueing me for crashing into them when they had said they were not injured.
I crashed into them when they had breaked checked over exaggerated when they had enough time to slow down, they’re rear bumper was the only thing damaged and my hood, bumper, and fenders were damaged, therefore I checked and asked if they were okay and they said that they were and when my dad arrived the person I crashed into told my dad they were okay and just wanted my insurance but when the cops arrived their daughter started crying and they did not want an ambulance because they were ok so the police had let us go and had them stay and now they’re filing that they were injured today weeks later.
A: Turn this over to your insurance company right away. They will provide you with a lawyer and defend you. If you did not have insurance, you will have to defend yourself, and risk having a very large judgement against you, as well as having your license taken away until you pay the judgement. It is not uncommon for people to think they are okay at the scene, and find out later they had injuries, sometimes very serious ones. You need to be sure you act right away so you (hopefully your lawyer) don't miss the deadline to respond to the lawsuit.
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