11 Apr Insurance Bad Faith and Car Accident Claims (Pt. 3)
Wrapping up Insurance Bad Faith and Car Accident Claims, here is some additional information about bad faith practices when it comes to filing car insurance claims after traffic accidents. If you have been injured in any type of motor vehicle accident, you can trust Phoenix Car Accident Lawyer Richard Langerman to advocate your rights to compensation.
Bad Faith Practice 4: Disputing Your Car Accident Injuries & Damages
Part of the investigation into car accident claims will typically involve determining the extent of damage to your vehicle (and possibly other property), as well as the nature and severity of any injuries you may have sustained in the collision. To this end, insurance companies will typically review a number of different documents and evidence, including (but not limited to):
- Photographic evidence of the collision (if it exists)
- Car repair bills
- Doctor’s reports
- The results of diagnostic tests.
While your mechanic and/or doctor may validate that the extent of your property damage and injuries, insurers may still try to dispute their findings and argue that your damage/injuries is not as extensive as it actually is.
Their motivation with this bad faith practice is to attempt to pay you less than you deserve, as they will be claiming that you don’t need the repair work done to your vehicle, that you don’t need specific medical treatments, etc. When this occurs, do NOT accept insurer’s contentions that downplay your damage and injuries. Fight for the full amount of compensation to which you are entitled.
The Bottom Line
The bottom line is that you can’t trust insurers to be looking out for your best interests when you file car accident claims with them. To ensure you have the best chances of obtaining the full amount of compensation to which you are entitled, it’s best to work with a skilled attorney like Richard Langerman who will be dedicated to upholding your rights and fighting for justice.
Phoenix Car Accident Lawyers at the Law Office of Richard Langerman
You have a choice in the lawyer you hire to handle your claim, and the choice you make can affect the compensation you receive. Make sure that your lawyer has the ability and experience to stand up to insurers and effectively handle your case. If you are battling with an insurance company over your car accident claim, the Phoenix personal injury lawyers at the Law Office of Richard Langerman will fight to help you obtain the highest possible compensation to cover your pain and suffering, lost wages, and medical bills.
For more than 25 years, our attorneys have been representing clients and aggressively defending their rights both inside and outside of the courtroom against defense attorneys, corporate lawyers and insurance company agents alike. In addition to having extensive experience handling motor vehicle accident lawsuits, our attorneys are also skilled at overseeing product liability cases, insurance bad faith cases and various other types of personal injury cases.
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