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Hello, I'm Karla Mitchell. Going through a legal case can be very expensive and challenging. I won't go into details, but I recently underwent my own legal battle that lasted several years. It is finally over and I successfully received a settlement, but I had to spend so much time studying law in order to play my role in my own court case. While I found a great attorney at one point, I felt completely lost initially and I don't want anyone else to experience the same thing. So I decided to create this blog for those who would like to know more about law.


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Tips For Handling An Aggressive Adjuster After A Car Wreck

by Andrew Martin

Coming to terms with the fact that one has been in an automobile accident is difficult in and of itself. There are a million things to consider, and dealing with pressure from an aggressive insurance adjuster from the other party can quickly make the situation feel overwhelming. Follow these tips to stay cool, calm, and collected under the unwanted pressure that may come after a car accident.

Do Get a Personal Injury Attorney As Soon As Possible

The first thing you should do in the aftermath of a car accident is make sure that everyone is okay and get medical care for anyone who may be injured. (In fact, even if you aren't obviously injured, getting a check-up is a good idea.) After that, you should get a personal injury attorney who can help protect your best interests in the aftermath of an auto accident.

When you go to see your personal injury attorney, you may choose to ask them questions about the insurance adjuster. They can help clarify whether empty threats were made. Also, in many cases, your personal injury attorney can take over nearly all contact with the insurance adjuster.

Don't Feel Like You Owe the Adjuster What They Want

Some insurance adjusters will be nice and respectful. Many are good people simply doing their job. However, when you do encounter an aggressive or even an abusive one, try to avoid taking it personally. They are trying to act in a way that gets them he results they want, and they may not mind abusing others to get that.

If an insurance adjuster is mistreating you, they probably do that to every victim of a car accident that they want to manipulate. You don't have to play their game. With a personal injury attorney, you may be able to say good-bye to the adjuster for good and leave contact for the experienced professionals who know how to shut down their bad behavior.

Finally, keep in mind that you need to show up for yourself and not bow into pressure from an aggressive adjuster. It's okay to tell them that they need to speak to your personal injury attorney. You don't have to deal with them directly in many cases. Stick to what you think is right and rely on the expertise of your lawyer to handle the situation. Before long, you will be able to move past it and leave the accident in the past.