Car Insurance Claims: Do's and Don'ts After an
Nobody wants to be involved in a car
accident. However, accidents can’t be avoided nor can it be predicted. That is why car insurance is there to
make sure that you are secured while you are on the road. If in any case that you did find yourself in a car
accident then the next thing you can do is to make a claim from your car insurance companies. This claim is
for the damages on your car as well as your personal injuries. But before you get in touch with your car
insurance company there are a few things you need to do before you make that approach. Here are some of the
do’s and don’ts when you are making car insurance claims.
Here are the DOs that you need to
- Don’t miss your car insurance
company’s deadlines. Being prompt in replying or answering mails from your insurance company will also show
that you are eager to get the whole process done.
- Don’t accept checks from your car
- Don’t agree to any estimation that
your adjuster gives you. Make sure that you know how much damage was done and the cost of all expenses
- Don’t ever send any agreement
statement to your insurance company as this can be used against you.
Once you have done all of these, make sure that you contact your
lawyer. Since many car insurance companies will give you minimum compensation, the presence of your lawyer
will help you get what is due to you. You lawyer can help determine how much your car insurance claim is
worth and not just settle on what the insurance company says.