If I was in a wreck a month ago but the police have still not gotten the police report right, what should i do

I was told not to inform my insurance company yet about the accident. So until I get my report from the police, what should I do?

Asked on July 30, 2012 under Accident Law, Georgia

Answers:

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

You need to consider advising your insurance carrier that you were in an automobile accident as soon as possible in that failure to do so in a timely manner may be a violation of the terms and conditions of your contract of insurance.

As to getting the police report concerning the accident that you were in, I would make it a practice to contact the police department on a weekly basis seeking the document until you receive it.


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