Staged Auto Accidents:
How to spot them & How to avoid them
What is a Staged Auto Accident?
A staged auto accident is when a person, or persons plan a car crash for insurance money. This often means involving an unsuspecting driver whose insurance company ends up paying out large sums. According to the FBI, these kinds of accidents cost the insurance industry up to $20 billion per year.
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When an Accident Happens, Document Everything!
The best way to protect yourself after an accident occurs is to take detailed notes.The more you have, the more equipped you are to fight a fraudulent claim. Your notes should include (when possible): the driver’s license number, the VIN, the car insurance information, the name, address and phone number of the driver and the number of passengers (and their general height and weight). Additionally, be sure to take pictures of the involved vehicles from every angle that you can.
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