Four Things You Should Avoid Following an Auto Accident

Written by News Channel 2 on January 21st, 2014. Posted in Car accident settlements, Employment lawyer, Truck accident law firm

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Did you know that, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 10.8 million car accidents occur every year in the United States? Luckily, only 36,000 end in death as a direct result. In total, fatal and nonfatal accidents cost Americans $300 billion per year, according to AAA.

Who pays for the costs following an accident depends entirely on blame. The “at fault party” is determined after an insurance investigation. However, mistakes made at the scene of an accident lead directly to huge accident costs being incurred, even if you’re not at fault. Forbes estimates that the average American will have to file an accident claim every 18 years. If you find yourself in that situation, here are four common mistakes you should avoid to keep yourself out of trouble with auto accident law firms, insurance claims departments, and