Don’t Give a Recorded Statement to Insurance Companies

September 28, 2023 | By Hancock Injury Attorney
Don’t Give a Recorded Statement to Insurance Companies

Don’t Lose Money To Insurance Company Tactics

Here’s the truth: insurance adjusters are not your friends. They are highly trained individuals whose job it is to reduce the amount of money the insurance company pays you. They’re going to do everything they can to minimize your settlement. That’s why it’s crucial to hire an attorney after an accident.

Examples of What Insurance Adjusters Say to Get What They Want

The most common thing insurance adjusters ask for after an accident is a recorded statement. They might say things like:

  • “Before the insurance company can fix your car, we need a recorded statement from you.”
  • “You have to provide us with a recorded statement in order to for us to set you up with a rental car.”
  • “We have to have a record of what happened, please give us a statement with details of the accident.”

Under no circumstances should you give an insurance adjuster a recorded statement without first talking to an experienced car accident attorney. They’re not entitled to a recorded statement, nor is it required for you give one. In many cases, you will not have to speak to an insurance adjuster at all after hiring an attorney.

Attorney Mike explains more on TikTok.

Why Hire a Personal Injury Attorney?

Personal Injury Attorneys work based on what’s called a contingency fee agreement, which means you do not pay anything to hire an attorney and the attorney will be paid after a settlement is reached. As a client, you will win 3.5 times more money on average with an attorney versus the people without an attorney. That’s a big deal!

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