Generally, yes. Auto liability settlements usually take a while and may even take years depending on the nature of the injuries. If you don’t pay the doctors and hospitals through health insurance, they will often refer you to collection agencies and this can not only be aggravating but it can also mess up your credit. Be aware, however, if your health insurance pays a bill and you later collect proceeds from the person who caused the accident, you will have to reimburse your health insurance carrier for the money they paid out. There is no “double dipping”. Our firm regularly coordinates with the health insurance carriers of our clients to make sure the carriers are properly reimbursed and there is no adverse affect on the client’s coverage.