What should I do if the insurance company offers me a check right away?
If an insurance company offers you a check right away, I would suggest that you call an attorney to give them an idea of the facts and circumstances surrounding your crash. It may be that there’s minimal insurance and they’re tendering the policy to you. However, there may be ramifications, such as if you have your own insurance, your uninsured motorists’ coverage insurance, you have to get their permission before you can accept a settlement from another at-fault driver. There’s different considerations that need to be made. I would recommend that you call an attorney and get legal advice before accepting a check or signing any release.
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