Attleboro Car Crash Attorney

Should I give a recorded statement after a Car Accident in Massachusetts

You have been involved in a car accident and are now getting constant calls from the insurance adjuster. The insurance adjuster says he or she needs to take your statement. But should you give a statement. The answer is no. You do not want to give a statement to the opposing party insurance company. They can get your statement by hiring a lawyer and taking your deposition. You want them to go through that process to get information about the case.

When you give a recorded statement, you will be held to your prior statement even if you may have misunderstood the questions, not understand the questions you can reduce the value of your case. You can always present your version to the insurance company, but you want to do it when it makes the most sense for your case.

Typically, you will want to let your attorney control the follow of information to the insurance company. This is best by not giving any recorded statement.

Often, insurance adjuster can be aggressive in trying to get you to make a recorded statement before a lawyer gets involved. An adjuster may say something like, I need to take your statement, or you have to give a statement so I can evaluate the claim. None of that is true.

The insurance adjuster does not have any right to your recorded statement unless it is your own insurance company. Even in that circumstance, you should speak to a lawyer prior to giving a statement.

If you have questions about what to do after a car accident, you can contact DelSignore Law at 781-686-5924. We will advocate for your position with the insurance company and be ready for trial should you not be able to resolve a favorable settlement of your injury claim.

 
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