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Auto Accident 12.24.2021

Social media posts after a car accident

Car Accident Injury Lawyers Fighting For Your Rights 

Your social media post will be reviewed by the insurance adjuster after a car accident. If you get the feeling you are being stalked by the insurance company adjuster on social media networks like Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, Instagram, or Snapchat you probably are. The adjuster is looking for any evidence including reposts of old pictures to hurt your claim. The adjuster is looking to reduce the value of your financial compensation payout after an auto accident. Car Insurance coverage exists to compensate victims of car accidents, but how much money compensation you receive depends on the evidence involving the nature and extent of your car accident related injuries. You can bet your bottom dollar that car insurance companies will use video surveillance and social media posts to reduce the value of your claim. They will twist and redact video clips in a manner that helps the insurance company.

How can my lawyer help me with social media posts that the insurance company obtained?

  • The best way to prevent the insurance company from obtaining and mischaracterizing your social media posts after a car accident is stop posting. If you must post on social media networks after a car accident, here are some tips:
  • Social media posts can be used in litigation as long as the proper foundation is laid because the post can be inadmissible hearsay posted by someone else being offered for the truth of the matter asserted.
  • Personal injury lawyers often advise clients about the social media risks as part of initial case opening process.
  • Insurance companies monitor a claimants social media post and will gain access through friending you or one of your social media friends.
  • Social media posts can help if they show your life has been changed by the car accident. Lawyers will be want to use your favorable social media posts to either neutralize an insurance companies mischaracterized or old reposts.
  • Keeping track of your posts is very important after your car accident so the insurance company doesn’t misuse the posts you make.

How can my lawyer help me with video surveillance the insurance company has?

Your car accident lawyer should make a formal request for the complete and unaltered video surveillance tapes that the insurance company has on you. Many times the video surveillance helps prove your disability. Other times the insurance company will use only the part of the video surveillance that helps them reduce the value of your claim.

Expert Car Accident Lawyers Fighting For Maximum Compensation

If you have been involved in a car crash accident, your compensation will depend on how informed you are about your car accident case rights. Contact the Joseph Dedvukaj Firm today at 248-352-2110 or toll free 866-HIRE-JOE to learn about your auto accident rights. 

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