No one ever wants to be in a car accident, but it happens more often than you might think. The average person will be in four car accidents in their lifetime. When an accident does happen, you need to be prepared and know what to expect, especially if the accident was not your fault.
The first call you can expect to get will be from the other party’s insurance company. They will want to conduct their own investigation into the matter to determine what they will pay. The insurance companies, especially of other drivers, are not looking out for you. These companies are looking out for their bottom line, and that means doing their best to pay as little as possible. You can’t trust these insurance agents to be honest or to give you the compensation you deserve. They will likely offer a low settlement very quickly to try to get the case closed without going to court.[Read more…]