As a passenger, you are entitled to pursue compensation for injuries you suffer, either through the driver of the vehicle you were in or through other drivers involved in the accident. Protect yourself by making sure that the police are notified and an accident report is filed, and make sure"..."
Although road, traffic, and weather conditions can be contributing causes, most accidents occur as the result of reckless behaviors on the part of other drivers. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, common causes of car accidents include: Speeding and driving too fast for conditions Disregarding stop signs and"..."
Unfortunately, many people suffer lifelong impairments as the result of an auto accident. Chronic pain, problems with mobility, difficulty thinking or remembering, anxiety, depression, and traumatic flashbacks are all common long-term results of a car accident injury, and all of them can be disabling. In this situation, a car crash"..."
The easiest way for another driver’s insurance company to avoid paying a claim is to deny that the driver was liable. If this happens, you will have to prove that the other driver was at fault and that you are owed compensation. If the other driver’s insurance denies liability, or"..."
In addition to notifying your insurance company, see a doctor as soon as you can after the car accident. Your doctor can determine how badly you were injured and prescribe a course of treatment to maximize your chances of recovery. Follow your doctor’s instructions closely. Also, find a secure place"..."
You are not required to speak to the other driver’s insurance company. Simply say that you will not speak to them and give them your lawyer’s name and contact information. The more you say to the insurance agent for the other driver, the more likely you are to give information"..."
Say no until you talk to your lawyer. You are not required to give a recorded statement, and recorded statements are often used against people who are seeking coverage after a car accident. Insurance adjusters are trained to ask questions in a way that makes your answer more likely to"..."