Some Cape Cod car accident lawsuits involve more claims and/or more parties than others. In a “routine” case, the plaintiff seeks compensation from the defendant, or, in actuality, from the defendant’s insurance company. If the fault in the accident was not clear, the defendant may file a counterclaim against the plaintiff (and, by extension, the plaintiff’s insurance company).
There are sometimes cases, however, in which there are other parties and even other insurance companies involved. One example of this might be a case in which one or more of the parties was driving a vehicle that did not belong to them and was, thus, insured by a liability insurance company other than the plaintiff’s or the defendant’s.
In such a situation, it is possible that there could be coverage for the accident from more than one insurance company. The question of which company ultimately pays the verdict, or how the verdict should be allocated between them, may arise at some point in the litigation.