Getting involved in an accident can slowly turn into a nightmare if you aren’t in charge of the situation. People end up getting emotionally damaged after going through the entire process of a court investigation and investigation at the hands of your car insurance company as well as that of the other person’s insurance company. And there have been cases when the car insurance companies have filed charges in case of accident to avoid paying the other party’s accident claim. Hence, it is best to avoid being involved in a car accident and in case you are involved in one make sure you are always vigilant and always be in touch with your lawyer.
One of the most traumatic experiences involved with getting in a car accident is the interview with the other party’s accident claim adjuster. In most cases they would like to ask you a few questions and in most cases you need to assume that the interview can be used to build a case against you in the court of law. This is the reason why asking the help of your lawyer or asking him to be present during the interview will help you protect yourself to a great extent.
The first step to come victorious from such accident claim adjuster’s interview is to try see for means by which you can avoid it. Since the law enforcement officers would have already interviewed you previously regarding the accident, you can ask the adjuster to get access to that recording. If he still insists on the interview you would want to know the reason and you need to conform, on the record, whether the interview is to build a case against you. And in all situations in case such an interview is unavoidable it is essential that you have your lawyer by your side to provide you with the required help.
And finally, the accident, the trips to the court and the various interviews and investigations can be a headache but it is best to keep your emotions to yourself. The biggest mistake you can ever make is losing your temper with the other party’s accident claim adjuster, which is why it is important to stay cool and calm however the interview might be conducted. And in any situation it is better to stick to the basic facts of the case!