Mark Scoblionko's answer If you have collision coverage, you should contact your insurance company. If you do not, your only recourse would be to sue the other driver. Although you can handle this yourself in small claims court before a magistrate, you would be best advised to hire a lawyer. If it goes beyond a magistrate's level, you will have to hire a lawyer.
Mark Scoblionko's answer If you have property damage coverage and your insurance company has hired a lawyer to defend the case, the lawyer is responsible for defending the entire case, not just the portion of the claim covered by your insurance. You are actually the client being represented, not the insurance company, even for the portion of the claim that is covered by the insurance.
You should feel free to raise your question with the lawyer, and, in fact, you should.
Clark Mitchell's answer Unfortunately you will need to consult legal counsel. There are numerous questions: Is the wife living with husband, Is she named under the liability policy, What was her purpose in driving his care, what is their history.
Peter N. Munsing's answer You can tell them you did not consent to the services they are billing you. If they have a debt collector call you you file a complaint with the medical board that licenses dentists.
Peter N. Munsing's answer They may be doing you a favor. First, if you were hurt, contact a member of the Pennsylvania Assn for Justice--we give free consults, just like I'm doing now. In Pennsylvania it is the option of the company to pay or total the car out. If you want to keep it you can buy it back for salvage value. They don't have to pay the cost of repairs above total value, nor do they have to pay replacement value. Understand if you keep the car and it doesn't run that's on you. You could see if they will...
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