Dallas, TX asked in Car Accidents for Texas

Q: Car accident

I was invoiced in a car accident July 16,2020. Insurance didn’t settle with plaintiff because I said he hit my car. I have pictures of my car and videos of intersections. Fast forward 2022 this same guy if trying to sue my friend for 250000. Because my car was on his policy. My friend was summoned. Guy lied and he was rear ended. I still have pictures of car at the accident. Plus what fell off his car. Police nor ambulance was called out. He left scene. My car was on flat so I had to call my friend to change tire. My car was hit on the passenger side still gave photos and videos

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

A: A Texas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. Your friend should turn the summons and complaint over to his insurance carrier. If he is their policyholder, they will investigate the accident and make a determination on liability and their obligation to defend. In most settings, unless there is a policy violation or other problem, carriers should assign an attorney to defend lawsuits arising from the operation of the motor vehicle. Good luck

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