When you are injured in an auto accident, your first step is usually to seek justice and compensation. That’s easy enough when you don’t know the responsible party, but what happens when a family member is at fault? Filing a personal injury lawsuit against a family member is not only legal, but is also mandatory if you need compensation for costly medical bills or loss of income. In many cases, the family member at fault wants to help the injured person and does not feel offended or attacked when a lawsuit is filed.
A million thoughts and emotions run through your mind when you have been in an accident on the road. You are shocked, frightened, injured, perhaps