Columbus, OH asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury, DUI / DWI and Insurance Defense for Ohio

Q: Do I legally have to disclose my Umbrella limit after an at-fault accident? Or can a judge force me to disclose it?

Does having a higher Umbrella limit make me a target for a larger settlement after an accident? Is this a State by State Law and if so, is there a good source to check?

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

A: An Ohio attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. Until you are able to consult definitively with a local attorney, your carrier might be able to provide guidance on this. Case law on disclosure could differ by state - but carriers nationwide are attentive to the issue because of the potential for allegations of bad faith. Good luck

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