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3 Things to Avoid Telling Your Insurance Company after an Accident

The aftermath of a car accident can be a very stressful time in your life. Not only do you have to face possible injuries and damage to your vehicle, but you also have to file a claim with your insurance provider. Dealing with the insurance company can be a complicated and drawn-out process as your provider determines fault and decides the amount to pay.

When dealing with insurance companies, many people make mistakes and say things they should avoid telling their insurance providers. This can negatively affect the outcome of your insurance claim as well as your personal injury case. If you or someone you know have suffered an injury in a car accident, contact the Sheboygan car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today at 800-242-2874 to learn more about how to handle your insurance claim and personal injury case.

What Not to Say to Your Insurance Provider

When you eventually contact your insurance company about the accident, be sure to avoid telling your agent any of the following:

  1. “I’m not hurt” – many injuries, such as whiplash, may take several days to manifest. Thus, if you claim you are not hurt then later discover injuries, your insurance company may not believe you.
  2. “It was my fault” – if you take blame for the accident, you may lose any chance of getting compensation from the other driver’s insurance company or from a personal injury lawsuit.
  3. Contact information for your family, friends, or doctor – your insurance company may ask you for additional contact information, but you are not required to give it to them.

For professional legal guidance in dealing with your insurance company, contact a knowledgeable Sheboygan auto accident attorney today.

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If you have been hurt in a car accident and wish to learn more about your compensation options, schedule a free legal consultation by calling the Sheboygan car accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today at 800-242-2874.

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