Before an insurance adjuster poses an initial offer to a claimant, that member of the insurer’ staff has to ascertain the value of the claimant’s case. A case’s value represents its worth and the circumstances surrounding the reported incident affect that case’s worth. Still, insurance companies look most-closely at certain key factors, when trying to... Read More
Not all claimants retain a lawyer. Some see no reason to seek a lawyer’s help, when negotiating with the insurance company. Still, it does not hurt to follow a few words of advice.
Some drivers prefer not to report a minor accident, because they want to avoid getting stuck with paying the higher premiums. Still, the consequences for not reporting might be much more severe than the imposition of a higher premiums.
Someone that has worked hard to follow the law can get quite upset, if he or she becomes the target of a lawsuit. Still, the right actions can force an opposing party to abandon that lawsuit.
The insurance adjuster commences his or her work after a claim has been filed. At that point, one of the adjuster’s primary tasks involves investigating exactly what happened at the time of the reported collision. That investigation sets the stage for some intensive searches.
The first rule relates to the vehicle’s condition. It must satisfy the safety regulations of the Motor Vehicle Safety Act.
The type of injury suffered by the victim of an accident determines the nature of the first step in the process of filing a claim. The claim must get filed in the proper manner.
A look at the differences in the administration of the Canadian Pension Program (CPP) and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) disguises a significant interaction between the two programs. CPP is administered by Service Canada; the WSIB administers its own disability program.
Some drivers feel content with accepting the settlement figure that has been suggested by the insurance company. Others do not hesitate to sue the responsible driver, because that approach increases the chances for winning a fair compensation.
One of the most common questions that personal injury lawyers answer when handling a case is “Should I accept the first settlement offer from my insurer?” If you accept their offer, you’ll be compensated for your injuries quicker and be able to move on with your life. Conversely, that settlement offer may be insufficient to... Read More