This month, we will be looking at the issue of talking to the adjuster. It is not unusual for insurance companies to have specific adjusters who are hired to speak with unrepresented people. Clearly, this is being done to save the company money and minimize their liability.
Are they being fair about your property damage? Often we will see that there will be offers on the property damage that are based upon inaccurate comparisons, unfair review of fault (liability), and/or significant additional subtractions for mileage or prior damage. This is an early indication of how they are going to be treating you throughout the whole case. The question is, how deep do you get into negotiations before you bring in somebody who can help you make a difference? It is worth taking the time to get the right advice.
If you, your family or someone you know is in an accident, it is worth taking the time to sit down and talk to an experienced law firm with success in helping people that are injured through no fault of their own. The consultations are free and it allows you to figure out what rights you have after an injury.
A founding partner with Bradshaw & Bryant, Mike Bryant has always fought to find justice for his clients—knowing that legal troubles, both personal injury and criminal, can be devastating for a family. Voted a Top 40 Personal Injury "Super Lawyer" multiple years, Mr. Bryant has also been voted one of the Top 100 Minnesota "Super Lawyers" four times.