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In an accident drunk...

In an accident drunk driving.. No charges pressed against me, just my insurance calling and don’t know what i should say.

Lawyer's Assistant: What's the exact nature of the charges?

None,,, I damaged a car or some property,, don’t remember as I awoke in the Hospital.. The party involved took my insurance information from my insurance information from my wallet. They filed a claim and now an adjuster from my company is calling.. I just don’t want to compromise my coverage for the other party.

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

None at all... No charges have been filed against me.

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Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 8 months ago

I am sorry to read about this.

Unfortunately, you have to speak to the adjuster. The insurance company has legal right to get information from you before approving or denying the claim from the other motorist.

I am sorry that I do not have better news for you.

Best wishes,

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Do I have to tell him I was drinking.
Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 8 months ago

You have to truthfully answer questions asked. That's all that is expected of you. Otherwise, your insurance company may take action against you for not telling the truth.

Best wishes,

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