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Q: Veh ins co is asking me to sign a doc authorizing them to retrieve/retain veh data with no specifics do I sign?

The document states the date of the accident in which I was struck at a red light, but it does not specify a time and place. I do not want them retrieving anything else that does not pertain to the accident as this document states they can look at information prior to, during, and after the accident occured.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: It could be difficult for an attorney to advise either way without seeing the form. Your concerns about an open-ended authorization with no specifics, or a limitless scope of information retrieval are valid. One option is to review the form with an attorney. Good luck

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