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How to Protect Your Legal Rights to Accident Compensation After a Car Crash

How to Protect Your Legal Rights to Accident Compensation After a Car Crash

Are you afraid of your auto insurance company? You’re not alone! Dealing with insurance company representatives can be unnerving. Sure, they’re friendly and helpful when you’re signing up for their services. But if you’re involved in a car accident, you’re not dealing with the chatty sales rep. Say hello to the insurance adjuster. They aren’t there for friendly conversations. Their role as guardian of the company coffers discourages talks about anything other than you, your car, and whether you were at fault. The adjustor holds the keys to your accident compensation and they don’t relinquish payments on a whim. That’s not a bad thing-it’s one way they keep your premiums down. Compensation delays can wreak havoc on your life, especially if you’re injured or your car isn’t drivable. You have rights! Yes, you have legal rights to accident compensation after a car crash. We’ve put together a few ways you can make sure you protect your rights after you have an accident. Don’t wait until you’re wrapped up with an insurance adjuster. Read our tips now and get the compensation you deserve! It’s Not Your Fault Too often people accept blame at the scene of auto accidents. They may not do it deliberately but they start talking and soon enough they’ve admitted fault. Chaos reigns in the initial moments after an accident. And it’s in those moments that drivers are most vulnerable and say things they shouldn’t. You may be at fault and it may be obvious that you are the one who caused the accident. The other driver might get in your face and accuse you of causing the accident. No...

Workplace Safety Tips

With the average American logging over 2,000 hours per year at work, maintaining a safe working environment is extremely important. We’ve done our research and put together a list of safety tips to keep in mind whether you work outdoors, in an office, or on the go. 1. Stay focused It’s important to be alert and to pay attention to your surroundings at all times. Workplace accidents happen frequently, and can often be avoided by being alert and knowing your surroundings. Watch your step to help avoid tripping over cables, wires, spills, or something mistakenly dropped on the floor. Don’t listen to music too loudly so that you’re still able to hear what is going on in your environment. Always use equipment for its intended purpose. 2. Dress Appropriately Comfortable, non-slip shoes help prevent slip and fall accidents. Wear protective gear when necessary such as hard hats, safety goggles, UV shirts to prevent too much sun exposure, or gloves. If you work in front of a computer all day, consider purchasing specialized anti-glare glasses to help lessen the strain on your eyes. 3. Have a Safety Plan Know what your company’s plan is for emergency evacuation or circumstances. Always be sure of the nearest exit and the safest route to it. Know who to contact in case of emergency including fire rescue and law enforcement officials. To help avoid injury, never try to handle a dangerous situation yourself without proper training. 4. Speak Up If you see anything hazardous going on in your workplace, report it to your supervisor. Safety should be a priority in any workplace and your...