I was in a car accident and was injured. If I am using my personal medical insurance for treatment, does the party at fault still pay me the medical bills amount, or my insurance?
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ANSWER for "Auto Accidents Insurance Claim Question...":
You will receive a settlement based upon what your insurance company has paid. More than likely, your insurance company will need to be reimbursed through a process known as indemnification. Many times, however they will accept less than they paid.
The problem with insurance is that the medical bills often do not include an amount – they reflect a zero balance.
If this occurs, talk with the billing department to make sure that the billing statements are clear so that you can actually put a dollar amount to the claim for a more specific value.
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