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If you have been injured in a car accident, the stress of the incident, dealing with your injuries and potentially a long recovery can all create problems for you and your family. But, what if red tape makes the situation even more difficult for you? This can happen when an insurance company of the party who caused your injuries attempts to settle your case for a sum that is far less than you need to put your life back on track. Insurance companies have a notorious reputation for making “lowball” offers to avoid litigation which could result in a greater payout for you.
Auto Accident Settlements
Car accidents can take many forms. In addition to the all-too-common head-on collision, rear-end or T-bone, car accidents can also be caused by drivers under the influence or those that are distracted. The increased use of cellphones has added another layer of danger to sharing the roads and highways, as some drivers refuse to put down their phones while behind the wheel.
If you are hurt in an accident and are in negotiations with the insurance adjuster from the other party, you would do well to remember that:
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If you have been injured in an auto accident and are being offered a settlement from an insurance company, an experienced DuPage County personal injury attorney can review the offer before you make any decisions. Call 630-920-8855 to schedule a free consultation at Martoccio & Martoccio today.