Austin, TX asked in Insurance Bad Faith, Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Texas

Q: My lawyers filed a lawsuit for UIM claim and the insurance company is passed the deadline by 15 days to respond.

What should my lawyer be doing to resolve this matter. The para legal said they did receive an email from the defense attorney to discuss the lawsuit before the deadline but she said she is working with my lawyers to figure out what is going on. Are my lawyers just being negligent, shouldnt they have already responded to the email?Any insight would be helpful, ive completely lost the ability to work and my career is over. Thankyou

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

A: A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. In all fairness to your attorney, they may be working toward trying to discuss the claim. You mention the paralegal receiving an email from defense attorney. Based on these brief facts, no one here could say and no one could judge your attorney. It's clear that the accident has placed you into a difficult position, but the initiation of the claim does not make thigs a done deal. These claims could still take time to run their course. Good luck

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