If you have been injured in a car accident
, it may be several days before you recover physically and emotionally, as it is an extremely traumatic experience. However, it is difficult to escape dealing with your insurance company in the days after your car accident. You may not only have to talk to your own insurance company, but also to insurance adjusters for other parties who may want to get a variety of information from you. It is critical that you are careful about what you say, what you sign, and what information you provide to these insurance companies. Your actions in these matters can significantly affect your personal injury claim.
What every accident victim should remember is that an insurance company is not your friend. Insurance companies remain profitable by not paying claims that are filed. Insurance adjusters are paid and trained by these companies to find ways and means to prevent paying you. They will go the extra mile to find out information about you and the case that will be advantageous to them. Their goal is to minimize the value of your claim or find ways to deny it. Read the rest »