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Insurance Question from Belleville, IL

Asked on 09/26/2011

I was injured in an automobile accident and have medical pay benefits (5K) as part of my insurance. Is med pay part of the settlement? I was injured in an auto accident and my insurance coverage includes medical pay (5K). I have an auto accident lawyer. Can he use the medical pay as part of the settlement? When there is a final settlement the med bills will be part of it. Shouldn't he only relieve our negotiated 331/3 of the settlement?

Answer given on September 26, 2011

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