You were rear-ended at a traffic light or t-boned at an intersection, and now it’s time to file an insurance claim and deal with the damage. Chances are your vehicle isn’t the only victim of your car accident; you may have suffered serious injuries as well.
It is very important to follow specific insurance claim guidelines after your accident to maximize your chances of receiving a fair settlement. Follow these tips to do it right the first time, and don’t hesitate to involve a personal injury attorney to have an experienced professional on your side.
Step 1: Notify All Responsible Parties
A notification must be given to all individuals or parties who you believe are responsible for your injuries. You need to send a simple typed letter to each recipient to inform them of the basic information regarding your claim. This should include the date of the incident, your plans to file an insurance claim related to the accident and injury, and a request of acknowledgement. [Read more…]