Accidents happen all the time and they can take place anywhere. But, it becomes more serious when you are in a situation that was not your fault. For example, you may have been in a car accident that was caused by another driver or slipped and fell in situations that were unsafe. In these situations, you can be left hurt and confused about what happened, as well as wonder what your options are since you were not at fault. The first thing that people think about after being in a bad situation is making a personal injury claim. This is for a good reason and if you are involved in a situation that has caused you to become injured, there is a need to..
Winter is approaching and many people rake their leaves, get their cars ready for winter or do other projects to prepare for winter. It might also be a good time to look at your insurance coverages to see if they are outdated or inadequate. It’s better to do so before you run into a problem than to find out afterwards that you do not have enough coverage. More Protection Can Be Affordable Many of us bought car insurance when we were younger and times were tight financially, so we purchased the minimum amount of insurance necessary to protect us. However, there is the insurance adage that “the first dollar of coverage is the most expensive.” What that means is that you can significantly..
Filing a Personal Injury Claim: What You Should Know No matter what the situation is, if you suffer a personal injury due someone else’s negligence, the first thing that you need to do of course is consider your health and immediately seek the medical attention that you need. However, there are a couple of other things that you should do as quickly as possible as well as other steps that you should take once you’ve received proper medical care, including making preparations for filing a personal injury claim. If at All Possible If it is safe to do so and you’re physically able to, you should attempt to obtain names and contact information of any witnesses that may have observed the accident. This includes any..
Insurance adjusters are looking out for the best interest of only one party – their insurance company. If you are involved in an automobile accident that results in property or physical damage, you need to protect yourself and your rights. Whether it’s the at-fault driver’s insurance provider or your own, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney before you speak with any insurance company representative. Don’t Speak Directly With the Insurance Adjuster You’re going to get calls, probably several, and when you do get those inquires, let someone else speak to them. Because anything that you say to the insurance adjuster can be used against you in court but any statements from your mother/sister/brother cannot! As such, if a property..
When you are involved in an accident it can be a distressing and confusing time. This is especially true when the accident was not your fault and you have suffered a serious injury. Once you are over the initial shock, the reality sets in that you now have to deal with the personal injury claim. Of course, this can be complicated and proving that there was negligence from the other party can be complicated. If you are dealing with the personal injury claim yourself, you will notice that the other party’s insurance company will be in contact with you. It may sound like a good thing when they are offering you a settlement for compensation. After all, you can finally get your..