Auto accident, medical needs are over limit of coverage

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Country: United States of America
State: Arizona

Involved in auto accident 1/31/05. Minor damage to my GMC 1996 Sierra, replaced grill and one headlight ring.($250.00) My fault. the other car, Toyota Camry, damage $4,500. My insurance is 50,000/100,000. She is claiming pinched nerve in back caused by accident and may need back surgery which could put me over my limits of coverage. What can I do to protect myself? My only assets of any value would be my home, valued at around 224,000.

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If suit is actually filed you can meet with counsel to review and possibly move your cash, assets etc.--the suit will take quite a bit of time and very often these matters settle at the insurance coverage amount.