Jeffrey Johnson is a legal writer with a focus on personal injury. He has worked on personal injury and sovereign immunity litigation in addition to experience in family, estate, and criminal law. He earned a J.D. from the University of Baltimore and has worked in legal offices and non-profits in Maryland, Texas, and North Carolina. He has also earned an MFA in screenwriting from Chapman Univer...

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UPDATED: Aug 14, 2012

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Insurance Question from Prescott Valley, AZ

Asked on 08/14/2012

If my children (minors) are untitled to pain and suffering from a car accident do i have to wait until they are 18 to recive it? We recently was in a accident where it was the other guys falt. His inc company offered us a amount for pain and suffering, then the next day said they are unable to give it to us, without going to court. Because the children are minors. otherwise we would get it when they turn 18. Is this right??? Or are they just trying to pay as little as possible?

Answer given on August 16, 2012

this is more a legal question


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