Automobile Accidents

SHOULD I GIVE THE INSURANCE COMPANY A RECORDED STATEMENT?

SHOULD I GIVE THE INSURANCE COMPANY A RECORDED STATEMENT?
After an accident, the insurance company will surely ask for a recorded statement. Now, this may seem simple enough. But, you should still answer “no” when being asked to make a recorded statement immediately after an accident, especially without an attorney’s representation. Consequences It is important to understand that although the insurance company requesting the statement may seem friendly, their primary goal is to minimize your injuries and ultimately, the amount of money they compensate you with. The people that take these statements have a lot of experience. They know what questions to ask and know how to use your words against you....
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The #1 Rule To Follow After Getting Into An Accident

The #1 Rule To Follow After Getting Into An Accident
We are all human. We all have a habit of wanting to share information with others. It is human nature. But, that goes completely against the #1 rule to follow after getting into an accident. That rule is: “Do NOT talk about the accident.” It does not matter what type of accident it is. Unless it is with an attorney or a medical professional, keep your comments about the accident to yourself. Now, that may seem harsh. You want to tell your friends and family you are okay and you want them to know that you are not hurt. Therefore, if you are...
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What is Uninsured Motorist Coverage & Why Should You Have It?

What is Uninsured Motorist Coverage & Why Should You Have It?
It’s a beautiful day and you’re driving home from work. While merging onto the interstate, a car fails to yield and “side swipes” your vehicle. You just got into a car accident. You may be injured, possibly severely. Soon after, you find out that the driver that hit you has no insurance coverage. You wonder to yourself, “What am I supposed to do now?” You first rely on your PIP (Personally Injury Protection) coverage which gives you up to $10,000 in coverage but due to your injuries, that quickly runs out. You may be able to get coverage through your personal health insurance....
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10 Things To Do When You Get Into A Car Accident

10 Things To Do When You Get Into A Car Accident
Car accidents happen unexpectedly. It’s 7:30am and you’re driving your normal route to work. You stop at a red light a few blocks away from the office yet, the person behind you fails to do so. You’ve been rear-ended and are confused about what to do next. Luckily, the car accident attorneys at Nicoletti Law Firm can give some guidance. Here are 10 things you should do when you get into an accident. 1. Take a deep breath and relax. Accidents happen. 2. Check to make sure that you are okay and not severely injured. 3. Once you check to make sure you...
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