I have medical insurance, why do I have to pay back medical expenses out of my auto accident settlement?

I have medical insurance, why do I have to pay back medical expenses out of my auto accident settlement? A drunk driver rear-ended me in 2006, I have medical insurance that I pay for through my job. When my attorney told me the driver didn’t have insurance I knew I was in trouble. My auto insurance paid part of my medical, I paid my co-pays and continued to go to the doctor/surgeons. When the attorney came to me and told me that I should settle because there was no more money I felt that I should so that I would not have to pay the firm anymore than was needed.… Read More

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