Patients are sometimes told that the paperwork “just allows for treatment and billing to the health insurance.” In the case of an automobile accident or other vehicle crash, in fact, these assignments of benefits often allow the health care provider to seek direct payment from the medical expense benefits coverage of your automobile insurance policy. [Read more…]
Make sure you know what insurance coverage you may be entitled to collect under Virginia law BEFORE you settle your personal injury claim. More money might be out there and available to you.
For example, in personal injury cases, the automobile insurance coverage on the vehicle that the defendant was driving was $250,000.00. The value of plaintiff’s damages exceeded the policy limits of $250,000.00. At this point, the insurance adjuster could attempt to resolve the case by offering the policy limits of $250,000.00. [Read more…]