Q: My girlfriend got rear ended by a driver couple days ago. She contracted AAA which is the at fault driver's insurance.
Adjuster came and said they will give her a rental car and pay for repairs at a shop and give her $1000 for compensation on top of the repairs...csn she get more money or is that the most she can get ?
A: There is no way to tell without knowing what her injuries are. A couple of days is too soon to know about the extent of injury, anyway. If she is injured at all she needs to get the right medical treatment and a personal injury attorney. It is foolish to handle a personal injury claim without an attorney.
A: she can always get more than the ins co offers....but without more info it is hard to tell
she should see a local lawyer asap as well as med providers if she is injured.
in our office if it is more than a few days we do not accept unless major injuries.
A: She can get more if her injuries/damages are more. If she has been to the doctor and needs any ongoing care, she shouldn't take the money. She should stop talking to AAA and get an attorney.
A: The amount she could get is based on her injuries and loss of incomne. Consult with a P.I> lawyer nearbt. The consultations are free.
A: If your girlfriend is injured then she should seek medical attention and not accept any amount of money that the insurance carrier is trying to get her to take immediately after the accident.
Often times what we believe to be simple whiplash type of injuries can turn out to be more significant but your girlfriend won’t know that until she sees a doctor.
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