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Insurance Mistakes to Avoid When Filing a Georgia Personal Injury Claim


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2/17/2011
Jason Schultz
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To recover damages after a car accident in Georgia, you will need to file a Georgia personal injury claim and will likely deal with an insurance claims adjuster. Of course, it's strongly recommended you go through this process with a qualified Fayetteville personal injury attorney.

There are a few common misconceptions and missteps that you will want to avoid when going through the Georgia personal injury claim process and when speaking to the insurance claims adjuster

Some insurance mistakes to avoid include:

Considering Your Personal Injury Claim as "Easy Money"

While an insurance claims adjuster may be apt to settle your Georgia personal injury claim rather than go to court because it costs money to litigate, the likelihood you'll be offered a settlement that truly covers the scope of your accident injuries and their impact on your life is low. Don't expect to get rich from a Georgia personal injury claim settlement. 

Waiting to See a Doctor

This may seem self-evident, but everyone can be a bit proud when it comes to pain. Insurance companies will use any gaps in medical care to their advantage so if you are experiencing any pain at all see a doctor. Of course, it may not be possible to see your family doctor after a car accident so you may need to find another physician.

Taking the Process Lightly

Do your research and seriously consider hiring a qualified Fayetteville personal injury attorney to help you through the Georgia personal injury claim process. Otherwise insurance adjusters may take advantage of your lack of experience in the claims process, and you'll wind up with an inadequate settlement.

What to Do: Contact a Fayetteville Personal Injury Attorney

Being injured in an accident, filing a Georgia personal injury claim, and dealing with an insurance claims adjuster can be a stressful process and missteps can cost you.

As the victim of a Georgia 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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