If you have been in a personal injury accident of any kind, chances are you are dealing with an insurance company. Most types of accidents such as auto accidents, slip and fall accidents, and workplace accidents involve some type of insurance company that mediates between the parties and determines the compensation that you will receive for your injuries. Insurance companies are notorious for trying to get out of paying claims, or paying less than you deserve. Here are three things the insurance company might try.
The insurance company may try to claim that you were also negligent, and that your negligence led to the accident. If they try to claim this, it will become your duty to provide evidence to the contrary. Sometimes the fault for an accident rests with both parties. But far more often, one party’s negligence is the key factor. An attorney will be able to fight with the insurance companies on your behalf and help you prove your case. [Read more…] about Three Things the Insurance Company Will Try and When to Contact an Attorney