Recorded Statements – Not without my Lawyer

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When you have been in an accident that results in an injury, someone from the other party may call you to give a recorded statement. They may want to ask you questions about how the accident happened, how you got injured, and what your injuries were. They will inform you that your statement will be recorded at the beginning of the conversations thereby getting your consent to record the conversation. It is important to talk to your lawyer or have your lawyer on this phone call so that nothing you say will be used against you.

A pitfall from the recorded statement may be the opposing insurance diminishing your injury. They are very quick to ask questions referencing your injury, whether or not it was serious, and if you are sought treatment. They are also very quick to use your own words against you if it benefits them. It is always a good idea to seek the advice of counsel before giving a recorded statemen

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