Cave City, AR asked in Car Accidents, Insurance Bad Faith, Personal Injury and Consumer Law for Arkansas

Q: I was in a automobile accident that was not my fault and I feel like insurance tampered with evidence and had a question

It was told to one of their chosen body / mechanic shops but the mechanic didn't even know it was on the lot the body person looked at a dent on it and said the engine was like it was when I was driving it which is physically impossible because the transmission line had been knocked loose and he put fluid in it as well and altered it without informin mechanich to look at it even though he never did look at it which I was told was tampering and was just curious and now I'm getting emails saying that they're paying places I've never heard of checks and my name for liability damage then I don't know what they're talking about and it's frustrating me to the point where my back is so can't stop I'm fixing to go to the emergency room I've also been contacted by four different tow companies asking where the car is currently at one out of Massachusetts one out of Ohio one out of Illinois and they have a regular chosen shop 10 miles from where the accident happened

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Insurance companies don't have a reason to tamper with cars after an accident - many of the basic facts concerning liability are usually established at the scene. There's a lot of information to sort out here, and some of it isn't fully clear from the post. If you are not at fault, as you mention, your insurance carrier's representative or attorney should be able to explain those checks to you. Good luck

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