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What to Do
When a Hit & Run Driver or Phantom Car Causes Personal Injuries and Property
• Six ways to prove that your
auto accident was caused by a phantom car
• Factors that will increase
or decrease the value of your claim
• Hit and run or phantom car
insurance claims require special cooperation with your insuarce
Hello!! Welcome to
the August edition of Settlement Central’s Newsletter. We are pleased to share
this newsletter with you, as our business is helping people get satisfactory
settlements for their personal injury claims.
This month we will
discuss what actions to take should you ever find yourself in a situation where
you are struck by a hit and run driver or a phantom vehicle.
As always, we will
post our articles on our website as they are sent out in the Settle-It-Yourself
Newsletter. Our readers will have a rich resource available to them, our
hands-on battles with the insurance companies translate into useful and accurate
information for our readers.
Uninsured Motorist Coverage
(UIM) Hit and Run or Phantom Vehicle Insurance Claims
Did you know that
you could be run or bumped off the freeway by another driver and never recover a
dime for lifetime pain and suffering disabling injuries? Unless there is
evidence of a collision between the two vehicles (i.e. damage to your car),
there is an EXCELLENT CHANCE that your own insurance company will never have to
pay you one dime in general damages (pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of
The reason is because you have to have independent
corroborating evidence to prove that some speeding lane-changer bumped you or
caused you to lose control and crash. Who can get the license and make and color
of a car that swerved in front of you at night?
to Prove That Your Car Accident Was Caused By a Phantom
These are based upon successful court-approved methods of
proving the phantom car claim. We cannot guarantee that they will work in your
state, however, since we have no idea whether you live in a politically
conservative or a progressive state (the former being less likely to accept
these proofs, but the latter being more likely to accept these proofs).
1. At the Accident Scene:
Ask everyone who
shows up if they saw the phantom car.
Interview With Paramedics and/or Admission to Hospital, or Upon First Visit to
They always ask
what happened, so let them know about the phantom car that caused the
to Police ASAP and Upon First Interview With Police or Patrol:
Talk about the
phantom vehicle and how it caused the accident.
Your Vehicle Carefully for ANY Evidence of Contact From the Phantom
5. Passengers Can be Disinterested Party to Prove
passenger(s) be the credible third party by having them sign a release and
waiver of all UIM insurance benefits from your company, a release of the phantom
driver, and a release of you.
This frees them up
from being named a party with an interest in the UIM claim. Hence, they can be
witnesses to corroborate your statement regarding the phantom
6. Report to
Your Own Insurance Company With Description of How Phantom Vehicle Caused the
They will ask you
how it happened and you will tell about the phantom car. Go ahead and give a
recorded statement to them in this instance.
click here http://www.settlementcentral.com/page0550.htm,
for more of our free discussion, and a look at some more of
the factors that will affect the value of your UIM claim.
Thank you for your
interest in our site; we hope you will find us to be an excellent source for
your own personal injury needs!!
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