Motorcycle Accident Insurance Investigation
Were you involved in a motorcycle accident? The insurance company will perform a motorcycle accident insurance investigation. Protect your rights!
Should I speak to the insurance company after a motorcycle accident?
After a motorcycle accident, many times you’ll see insurance companies for the vehicle that may have hit the motorcycle reach out to you. My hard advice is not to talk to them, especially until you’ve talked to a lawyer. You have to understand that the insurance company for the other vehicle does not have your best interest at heart. Insurance companies make money by not paying out claims, and not paying money to people that may have been injured, so whatever you say to them early on may be locked in and used against you for the rest of your case. Before you go talking to an insurance company, you should be talking to a lawyer first.
Many times, these insurance carriers want to offer what’s called a quick settlement – “Here, here’s a few thousand dollars.” – and some people are desperate because they don’t have medical insurance, they’re out of work because of their injuries, and they take a small settlement, and then they’ve extinguished their rights going forward with a claim. Our best advice is not to speak with the insurance carrier. If you do, you want to be there with a lawyer so the lawyer can kind of control the conversation and make sure that they’re not delving into areas they shouldn’t.
Were you or a loved one seriously injured in a crash and have questions about the motorcycle accident insurance investigation? Contact a Hamburg motorcycle accident lawyer at Chiacchia and Fleming today for a free confidential consultation and case evaluation. Let our experience work for you.
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Out of Town Legal Resources
Our personal injury attorneys help the injured of New York. With that said, we are always on the lookout for helpful legal resources in other parts of the country. We found this personal injury lawyer in Miami, FL that did a great job with their online legal guides and videos. If you or someone you know has questions about motorcycle accident claims in Florida, take a look at their online motorcycle accident resource page.