What should I do about letters I am getting from the hospital’s emergency department, or other doctors that I didn’t even know I saw because of the accident?
Oftentimes emergency departments and doctors will send you letters requesting information about the at-fault party or his or her insurance information, even when you had health insurance. Frequently the hospital or emergency room doctor is trying to look for as many available policies of insurance to pay the bills caused by the accident. The problem is once they obtain the other driver’s insurance information, they will demand to have the hospital’s name placed on any settlement check you receive. While these hospitals may be within their rights, often there are defenses or other steps that can be taken to put more of the settlement money into your pocket to fully compensate you for your injuries. Call the Law Offices of Frank M. Nunes to discuss your case before you sign anything or send back any forms.