Charlotte, NC asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for North Carolina

Q: I was involved in a car accident in 2020, where the driver hit me from behind and pushed my car under a truck ahead of

me. My husband and I required extensive hospital and PT. We met with mediation with our attorney. Now our attorney is saying the driver only had $50.00 accidental per person which does not cover our bills. What can we do

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

A: A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Nationwide, auto policies often have provisions for uninsured motorist and underinsured motorist protection. Such coverages are governed by state law, in terms of their statutory requirements. Therefore, only a local attorney could advise on how this might operate in North Carolina. If such coverage avails itself, it's likely your attorney has explored it, since it is usually a primary option nationwide in such settings. Good luck

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