Staged accidents are a common type of insurance fraud. Often, dishonest drivers will manoeuvre innocent motorists into auto crashes. While your car may only suffer minor damages, fraudsters can make large claims for fake injuries or charge your auto insurance company for damage.
The following are some tips on how to avoid becoming the victim of a staged auto accident:
The best way to protect yourself after an accident occurs is to take detailed notes. The more information you have, the more equipped you are to fight a fraudulent claim. When possible, your notes should include driver’s licence numbers, car insurance information, names, addresses and phone numbers of all parties involved in a crash.
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