Washington State. Date of incident: 5-29-08
I was stopped and a light and rear ended by an uninsured driver at 30mph while in my bench seat pickup. It was deemed 100% his fault.
Are you able to take your own insurance company to court and sue them if they don't want to pay you what you think is fair for pain and suffering, inconvenience, lost wages, etc?
How do they determine what is a fair amount? Is there any standard they go by?
My neck and back hurt all the time and I can't do any of my hobbies (MMA fighting, Rugby, woodworking, welding, work on cars, gardening, driving long distances, camping, motorcycle riding) I was in the prime of my fighting "career" and in the best shape of my life. Now I'm getting fat cause I can't do anything and that is making me depressed. I get migraines now too.
I also have several fights coming up and I am afraid to take them because I don't want the insurance to find out and use that as "proof" I'm not as hurt as I really am or say that I am not doing everything possible to recover from it.
I don't even know what to ask for. Nothing is really going to make me "whole again".