Q: Am I entitled to my lost wages due to time off because of medical related to a car accident
I was passenger of the vehicle not at fault we were parked and parking spot at a convenient store. A commercial box truck slammed into us so hard they totaled the car we we were in. Me and the driver went to the ER my friend was off work 3 days with wip lash. During a MRI we found a brain aneurysm I was off work 6 months for testing I have provided the insurance company of the car at fault with everything they have asked for from primary doctor a neurologist surgeon surgeon proof of employment proof of hourly wage and year to date and doctors notes for the time that I was off I have now been released to go back to work with monitoring of the aneurysm for one year and at that time determine what procedure to take possibly surgery the insurance company is giving me the runaround about paying my lost wages at the beginning they assured me my med. bills and wages would be replaced. What do I do
Under Georgia law, those that are injured through no fault of their own may be entitled to damages, which includes compensation for pain and suffering, medical bills, and lost wages. The insurance company will be responsible for paying out these sums and will most certainly try to limit their liability and the amount of money they offer. This especially true for individuals whom have elected to not hire a lawyer.
Based on the above, it appears that you have the necessary facts to recoup lost wages, however, it is highly recommended that you contact a personal injury attorney to review your case. You may contact me via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (404-682-9885) to discuss this matter further.
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