What do I do if someone falsely used my name in an accident

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What do I do if someone falsely used my name in an accident

Someone was involved in an accident,
gave my name but I wasn’t in the
vehicle. What should I do

Asked on October 17, 2019 under Accident Law, Virginia

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 1 year ago | Contributor

Pull together any evidence you have of where you were, rather than in the vehicle--if you were at a restaurant at the time, a receipt with the date & time; if at work, something from HR showing that; if with a person, have them write, sign, and notarize a letter to that effect; etc. Provide copies to the police and the insurer of the evidence and wait for them to react or tell you what you have to do next.


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