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Failing to Cooperate

If you hire an attorney, they have to go through the lawyer on everything. One thing that you’re required to do under the terms of your policy, is give a recorded statement if that’s what they want. Under the recorded statement, the adjuster has the opportunity to ask you questions over the phone or potentially […]

Duties of Your Insurer

Your own insurance company owes you certain duties that the third party or other driver’s insurance company doesn’t owe you, and they have to treat you fairly. So, discussing the duties that are owed with a knowledgeable insurance lawyer before talking to the adjuster goes a long way in advancing your cause and helping you […]

Talking with Your Uninsured Motorist Insurer

When you’re talking with your own insurance company about uninsured or underinsured motorist coverages, they are basically talking about bodily injury damages, personal injury, and pain and suffering. So, in conversation with that adjuster, if statements are made that you don’t think you’re injured or you’re not that bad, when in fact you haven’t got […]

Cooperating With The Insurance Company

If you’re talking to your own insurance company, the primary thing that they try to determine who is at fault. It really depends on what kind of coverages you have. For instance, if it was your fault for the accident, and you do not have comprehensive coverage that covers your car, then statements made about […]

Talking to Your Insurance Company

It depends on which insurance company you’re dealing with, but if you’re dealing with your own insurance company and they try to settle or negotiate with you, your insurance policy would then have a provision that would require you to cooperate with that company. So, if you do not cooperate with them, that company could […]

What if I Can’t Afford a Lawyer?

Most of the lawyers who take auto accident cases including myself, my firm, take the cases on a contingency fee basis so that you don’t pay anything up front. A “contingency” means that an attorney only gets paid if he or she is able to recover money for you: We get paid a percentage of […]

If I’ve Been in An Accident, Do I Need a Lawyer?

Without hiring a lawyer, you could lose out on compensation. But, with that said, there is no set answer because each car accident is different and distinct in its own way. When you’ve been in a car accident, you have a lot on your mind. The foremost thing is most likely the injuries that you […]

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