If I got into an accident last month and the insurance claim was filed and accepted by the other party, what to do if they’re now trying to take me to court for $4,000 dollars.

If they accepted the insurance claim and payment can they even do this?

Asked on November 2, 2012 under Accident Law, Tennessee


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

I suggets that if the other party with whom you were in an auto accient with accepted responsibility for causing the mishap and now there is a $4,000 claim against you in return, you need to immediately contact the presumed claims representative that you have with your insurance carrier and tender the claim to it in writing and follow up with your insurance carrier each week about it to avoid a default.

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