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Introduction to Subrogation
• What is
• What you should know about the defenses to a subrogation
• How to work this issue to your advantage if you decide to hire an
Hello!! Welcome to
the May edition of Settlement Central’s Newsletter. We are pleased to share this
newsletter with you, as our business is helping people get satisfactory
settlements for their personal injury claims.
In this months
issue we will take a look at subrogation. Subrogation means your own insurance
company gets reimbursed right off the top of your personal injury insurance
settlement—before you even see one dollar.
subrogation against your personal injury insurance settlement is the means by
which YOUR OWN insurer gets paid back for monies advanced to you during the
insurance claims process (i.e. payment of your medical bills or wage loss).
As always, we will
post our articles on our website as they are sent out in the Settle-It-Yourself
Newsletter. Our readers will have a rich resource available to them, our
hands-on battles with the insurance companies translate into useful and accurate
information for our readers.
The right to
insurance subrogation depends upon the laws of your own state: some states do
not allow subrogation at all, whereas in other states there is no defense
whatsoever against your insurer taking its lien off the top of your personal
injury insurance settlement award. Most states do allow for some defenses to
subrogation, depending upon the equities of the situation. In our article linked
to below, you will learn all about what you should know about the defenses to a
SUBROGATION: Please click on the following link for our Introduction to Subrogation
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interest in our site, we hope you will find us to be an excellent source for
your own personal injury needs.
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Here are two
topics we are considering for our next issue that deal with important issues in
any personal injury insurance claim. If you like any of these, then let us
know—or make up your own topic regarding issues about your own claim, and send
it to us using the e-mail address above, and we may use it.
injury—concussion—loss of consciousness—post-concussive syndrome.
Pre-existing injury defense. What if your accident caused a dormant condition to
“light-up” and you now suffer a lot more pain than you did before the