Dealing with Insurance Companies after an Accident

After an accident, report the crash to your insurance company. You will get a call from the insurance company soon after the report. The carrier will want a number of details of the accident, including the type of accident, what exactly happened to you and the car, and the extent of the injuries that occurred in the accident. The insurance company will also want to know what kind of damage occurred, and other details. For help dealing with an insurer after a crash, speak to a Denver car accident lawyer

Once you file a claim, your insurance company will assign an insurance adjuster to your claim. From then on, you will be in contact with the insurance adjuster. This person will be in charge of investigating the accident and evaluating your claim. As part of that investigation, insurance adjusters will go through medical reports, other documentation of your injuries, and an investigation of the accident scene. Your adjuster will contact witnesses at the scene of the accident, analyze the accident scene, and assess damage to your car in the crash.

If you are an informed motorist, you will find it easy to settle a car accident insurance claim with your insurance company. Note exactly what types of coverage are included in your policy, and be prepared to provide the insurance adjuster all of the information that he needs to investigate the accident. The more clear and concise you are in your report about the accident, the easier it will be for you to get a settlement.

For help filing a claim after car accident, speak to a Denver car accident lawyer.

By: Dallas Norton

Dallas Norton, the founding partner of Norton & Bowers, has practiced law with a focus on personal injury since 1992. Mr. Norton has extensive Colorado roots including grade school in Arvada and high school in Denver. He earned his J.D. from Brigham Young University Law School in 1991. When working on behalf of clients, Mr. Norton draws upon his extensive background in psychology and human resources.