Insurance Companies Taking Advantage of You After a Car Accident in Texas (Part B)
It can be difficult to know what to do after a car accident. You could be dealing with doctors and costly repairs bills that can seem confusing and stressful. If you decide to file a personal injury insurance claim, there are things an insurance company might try to hold against you if you are not careful. Texas insurance claims adjusters will try many tactics to avoid paying out your settlement, but if you have the help of a Texas insurance lawyer, you may be able to avoid having the insurance companies take advantage of you.
Things an Insurance Adjuster May Use Against You in a Personal Injury Insurance Claim
To avoid paying out Texas insurance claims, insurance companies and their adjusters will research you and may even put you under surveillance to try to find you saying or doing something that can hurt your case. Some ways they may try to discredit your claim include:
monitoring your social media profiles and feeds for comments or photos that could harm your claim;
talking with your neighbors, co-workers, family and friends about your habits and whereabouts to find some piece of discrediting information;
having a private investigator follow you to record or take photos of any actions that may be interpreted as fraudulent ; and
requesting a credit report or other financial information to show that you could have financial motives for filing a claim.
Don’t let the insurance companies catch you off guard. Hire a Texas insurance lawyer if you are confused about Texas insurance claims and/or what to do after a car accident. Your personal injury claim could be harmed if you are not aware of the tactics insurance companies use.
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