can i re-submit an accident report if the facts of the accident were incorrectly stated
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Insurance Question from Negreet, LA
Asked on 07/07/2010
can i re-submit an accident report if the facts of the accident were incorrectly stated NULL
Answer given on July 10, 2010
I’m not sure if you are referring to the accident report to the insurance company or the report made for the police department. In either event, be sure the facts you are trying to amend are actual facts of the accident and not your opinion of what happened. The insurance company will usually take a statement from their client as well as the other party who was involved in the accident. The two may have differing descriptions of the accident. You cannot resubmit a report disputing the statements of the other party.
If you are concerned that statements made are affecting the decision of the insurance company as to who may be at fault in the accident, you should speak with your agent and the adjuster assigned to the claim, making sure they have your side of the story correct. Also, any witnesses on your behalf may be able to confirm your story.
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