As Kansas City
personal injury lawyers, we know that car accident victims often have concerns about talking
with insurance companies in the aftermath of a crash. In this post, we
share some basic "Do"s & "Don't"s to help
address some of the questions we frequently hear.
Do notify your insurance company about the accident as soon as possible. You may want to check on any time limits set by your provider: you don't
want to forfeit your right to file a claim simply because you didn't
file it in a timely fashion.
Do review your auto insurance policy and make sure you understand its terms. It's important that you're clear about what coverage your policy
provides, given the circumstances surrounding your accident and any resulting injuries.
Do keep a written record of any communications you have with your insurance company. In particular, you'll want to keep track of the names and phone numbers
of any adjusters, agents, or representatives that you speak with regarding
Do create a file for any bills, purchases, or paperwork that's connected
to your injuries and your corresponding expenses. Putting everything in a folder will ensure that nothing is misplaced.