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Q: I was partially or mostly at fault in a car accident. My insurance covers $100k but the plaintiff wants $750k. Would hir

Would hiring a defense attorney save me money and my assets?

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Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Baton Rouge, LA

A: If sued, your insurance company has an obligation to defend you and will hire a lawyer to represent you. That said, your posts discuss a situation of insufficient insurance available thereby leaving you open to an excess judgment. As such---if this is truly a concern of yours, then I recommend that you consult with 1 or 2 attorneys in your area and discuss your concerns and the specifics of your case and the other party's injuries/claim. After a consultation, then you can determine whether or not you should hire an attorney at this time or wait. Good luck.

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