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3 Things to Watch for When Negotiating a Georgia Car Accident Claim


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11/16/2011
JRS Staff
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When you're in a position in which you need to negotiate a Georgia car accident claim, you should be prepared to deal with insurance adjusters. If you've suffered serious injuries after a Forest Park car accident. an attorney should be hired. 

When Negotiating a Georgia Car Accident Claim

There are 3 things in particular that you should be aware of when negotiations begin.
 

  • Your attitude - It's common for the insurance company to make a low offer that you'll find insulting. Be prepared and don't let your anger get the best of you. It's important to remain calm throughout the negotiations. You should also avoid threatening the adjuster or complaining to his or her supervisor. It was probably the supervisor who authorized the low offer.
  • Your mindset - Listen as much as you speak. Allow the adjuster to explain why he or she made a low offer. Don't sigh or otherwise express disbelief while the adjuster is talking. You should be listening and thinking about appropriate questions or comments; and
  • Your medical bills - You should know if you'll have to repay your health insurer or car insurer if you receive a settlement. You should also know if your settlement will have to be used to directly pay medical bills. 

Since it can be difficult to negotiate a fair settlement after a serious Georgia accident claim, you should reach out to a Forest Park car accident attorney.

Contacting a Forest Park Car Accident Attorney

As the victim of Forest Park accident, you have rights that the insurance companies cannot ignore. While they have a team of lawyers working on their side, shouldn't you have experienced legal representation fighting for your best interests? Before accepting any settlement offer, contact the Law Offices of Jason Schultz to schedule a FREE consultation on your case - 404-474-0804.



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