Asked in Workers' Compensation and Car Accidents for Pennsylvania

Q: About no fault

I was involved in a car accident on October 2020 in NY, I live in PA and did not hire an attorney because my insurance company said they would take full responsibility, the report said we were both at fault even though the driver cut me off on the opposite side and hit my driver side, I was injured.

Upon taking days off from work the insurance company deny compensation because when I went to the doctor for treatment I did not have out of pocket. I provided my primary I insurance, they say they cannot pay unless they are billed and doctor provide note for treatment, even though my Doctor provide note for each day out of work for my visits. What are my options, and can they legally do that since they are causing financial stress? Thank you.

1 Lawyer Answer
Glenn Neiman
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  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Warminster, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: The first answer is that you should immediately consult with an attorney about the facts specific to your case. You are asking for legal advice, but on these boards, we can only provide general legal information. From the facts you gave, I am unclear about your situation. Were you driving for your job at the time of the accident? If not, this would not be a workers' compensation case. There may also be a question of jurisdiction, if the injury/accident took place in NY. The injury/accident must have some connection to PA, other than the fact you live in PA. Again, I would urge you to contact an attorney and discuss all of the facts specific to your case, so you can learn your rights and options. Hopefully, that will help your stress. Good luck!

Timothy Belt agrees with this answer

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