5 Don’ts When Making an Insurance Claim

If you intend to make a claim to your insurance company for injury or loss, here is a list of 5 Don’ts When Making an Insurance Claim from a Chicago Insurance Attorney/ Chicago Insurance Lawyer to keep in mind:

1    “Don’t be “pushy” for settlement;”

2    “Don’t stonewall or hide facts that are necessary for the investigation of your claim;”

3    “Don’t pad your claim with items that were not stolen or damaged;”

4    “Don’t exaggerate or overstate your loss or injury in your statement to your insurance company;” and

5    “Don’t fake documentation you cannot locate or do not have.”

Following these five things will significantly decrease your risk of non payment, quicken the processing time and protect your insurance claim from the insurance company fraud unit.