When you are contacted by the insurance company, be on your guard. The claim representative or insurance investigator will salivate at the idea that you are unrepresented. He or she may try to take a written or tape-recorded statement from you but it is crucial you do not allow this under any circumstance. The claim representative or insurance adjustor is looking to pin you down in order to trap you into a position that later you may wish you were not in. Do not get into too many details either; there will be plenty of time for that later on. If you feel that you simply must give a recorded statement to the insurance company, insist on the right to take a recorded statement from the person who injured you. If the insurance company refuses, then you know they do not intend to fight fair.
You should get a lawyer in any case where recorded statements are going to be taken. However, if you set on representing yourself, and you are willing to give a recorded statement to the insurance company, then go for it. This statement may come back to haunt you.
It is important to know what to do to protect the legal rights of yourself and your loved ones. Selecting the right injury attorney in New Port Richey is an important decision. You should choose someone who is experienced, aggressive and dedicated to working to get fair compensation for your injuries. Call (727) 842-9758 today and speak with an experienced injury attorney in New Port Richey, FL at Williams, Ristoff, Proper & Bloom.
Williams, Ristoff, Proper & Bloom
4532 U.S. Highway 19
New Port Richey, FL 34652