Published on July 28, 2014
How To Deal With Your Own Insurance Company In a Hit and Run Accident : How To Deal With Your Own Insurance Company In a Hit and Run Accident PowerPoint Presentation: If you have been the victim of a hit and run accident, you may be entitled to compensation under your own Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage. However, many victims are under the assumption that just because it is their own insurance carrier, they will automatically get the full extent of the compensation they deserve. On the contrary, insurance carriers are not concerned as to whether the claimant is their own insured. PowerPoint Presentation: Insurance companies have one goal: to avoid claim or to settle them as quickly as possible for as little value as possible. PowerPoint Presentation: Dealing With Your Insurance Carrier If the hit-and-run vehicle is never located, you must look to your own insurance coverage. There are certain important tips you should consider when dealing with your own insurance carrier after a hit and run accident. These are explained below: Never provide a recorded statement or sign any papers. Providing proof of any statement, whether oral or written, may jeopardize your personal injury claim. PowerPoint Presentation: Immediately report the accident to your own insurance company. If your insurance policy has an Uninsured or Under-insured Motorist provision, you may be entitled to payment for your medical bills and other costs related to your hit and run accident. Your insurance company is not on your side. Even though your insurance policy is intended to help you, the carrier may not be on your side. All insurance companies do not obey the rules and try to offer a very smaller amount than they are supposed to. As such, to ensure that you get the full extent of the compensation you are entitled to, it is in your best interest to have an experienced personal injury lawyer on your side. PowerPoint Presentation: The insurance company will surely have its best professionals at their side to representing its interests, and you should have your own lawyer to negotiate with the insurance adjuster. The bottom line is that when you are injured in a hit and run accident, it is important to act quickly and to make sure that any step you take does not jeopardize your claim in anyway. Try to gather or record as much information as poshit -and- rusible at the scene. When you are injured in a n accident, it is important that you contact an experienced a New Jersey personal injury attorney .