auto accident questions

I was involved in an accident in March of 2015. I was driving a work vehicle. While at speed, a woman who had just donated blood was stopped, waiting to turn into traffic. According to passengers in her car, she passed out and her foot came off the brake. I never saw it coming. Besides myself, there were 2 passengers in my vehicle. All 3 of us were transported by ambulance to the hospital. I was disoriented, dizzy, and had neck pain. Tests were run and I followed up with my doctor. Nothing more was ever said about it and almost 2 years later, I still have neck pain. It’s not severe, so I tend to forget to mention it to the doctor as I have other medical issues I am dealing with. I am sure I handled that aspect wrong and that it is no doubt too late to do anything about it, as far as a claim goes.
My companies insurance has handled the damaged vehicle portion.
I have been contacted numerous times by the other parties insurance. She had minimal insurance. The rep I spoke with said a claim was going to be awarded for the cost of my medical bills. That was 6 months ago. Now I have received a letter saying that, I had until March of this year to have my attorney contact them in reference to the case, and after that, it would be too late to take action.
I am beginning to feel like I am getting set up. Alarms are going off.
I don’t know what recourse I have.
I need some advice. Any attorney ads I see are for accident WITH injury. Since I have no doubt missed that avenue, what are my options?

Start with your own insurance company, and explain all this to them. If you have a claim, they will know what you need to do, and probably even represent you.

When the other party’s insurance company contacted you “numerous times”, how have you respnded?

What state you are in will have a great deal of bearing on the legal implications of claims.

Do NOT come to a message board for legal advice about an individual scenario. The advice you receive here will be worth exactly what you paid for it. :wink:

Some general issues that are involved here: you were in a work vehicle. That might mean it was a workers’ compensation matter. Did you report the accident to your employer? That may be one way to proceed.

Second: the statute of limitations for initiating legal action against the other driver may have expired. If so, you may be unable to recover via lawsuit any added damages/indemnity. Or it may not have expired. You should talk to an attorney about this.

Do not hesitate to contact a personal injury attorney in your area. They will usually be willing to see you for at least a brief consultation about your case. I would set up such a consultation as soon as possible, given the circumstances.

Reported for forum change. Legal questions usually go in IMHO.

Since this involves legal advice, let’s move it to IMHO.

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I am an attorney. I am probably not an attorney licensed in your state. In most states, the statute of limitations for pursuing a workers’ compensation claim is two years, with a tolling period based on the last provision of benefits. If you were driving a work vehicle, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. I strongly suggest you consult with a workers’ compensation attorney licensed in your state.

When you went to the hospital, did they ask you whether the accident took place at work? What did you say?