Do you know what two things will ensure you LOSE your case?

In a Fredericksburg, Virginia car accident your personal injury attorney is your confidant. You must tell them all of the facts, which leaves no room for misinforming them. You’re not paying money to have someone lie for you, and this is no way to win a case. There are a few surefire ways to ruin your case: avoid dishonesty in all aspects of your case, and stay away from these practices if you want a good chance at winning.

The Client is Referred by the Lawyer to a Doctor or Chiropractor

This has “rigged” written all over it. In fact, this is the “kiss of death” to your claim. Lawyers have been disbarred after referring clients to a chiropractor –then had the clients lie about it. Jurors are suspicious about this kind of “doctor-lawyer referral” relationship. You may not know how many other clients have been referred, and you can bet that the insurance company has been tracking this.

Dont hide past accidents

If you go in to your attorney's office with a honest and open approach, you’re paving the way to be in the best position possible. Your lawyer can determine if, any prior accidents might affect your chances at winning your case. Being open and honest about your past accident history is very important to your case. Don't be afraid to address these incidents with your attorney.

Don’t be make these mistakes and leave your money in the hands of insurance companies. Check out our free consumer guide The Five Deadly Sins That Can Wreck Your Injury Claim.

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Ben Glass
Ben Glass is a nationally recognized Virginia injury, medical malpractice, and long-term disability attorney