There are some very important things you should Do and Not do right after an accident. You have heard horror stories about how Insurance companies treat victims of terrible accidents. Unfortunately, after an accident YOU MUST CONTACT YOUR OWN CARRIER. You have paid premiums to protect yourself against uninsured drivers and you most likely have medical coverage to pay for that ambulance and Emergency room visit.
Accidents are stressful on your body and your wallet. There are a few things you can do to help you save stress and money after being involved in an auto, truck or pedestrian accident.
Have the at-fault party repair your vehicle. If the other party’s insurance company repairs your vehicle you do not have to pay your deductible. If you choose to go through your own carrier to repair or replace your car, you will eventually get your deductible back, it just may take 6 months to up to 1 year before you see it.
Nobody wants to have an accident, however, if you find yourself in that situation and have suffered serious injury and property damage, it could have a catastrophic effect on your life, both financially and emotionally. So where do you start and who do you turn to for help? There are hundreds of lawyers out there, so how do you find a good Utah accident lawyer? You should consider the following points: