Who Are the Different People Involved in a Car Accident Claim?

An Example: Car Accident

Imagine a standard car accident claim. You are injured in an accident caused by another driver. Below, is a simplified image depicting a straightforward rear-ending collision, as an example.

Seems simple enough, right? However, there are many people  involved in even the most straight-forward car accident claim. For example:

A car accident can be overwhelming on its own, particularly if someone has been injured or hurt. The various parties involved can add to this sense of confusion. Time after time we hear from people who are overwhelmed and confused by the sheer number of different adjusters and other individuals involved in a claim.

Who is this “PD” adjuster? Why is this person called a “BI” adjuster calling? How are they different from the other person whose title is “AB” adjuster? Who do I talk to about getting more physio treatments approved?

This is only the tip of the iceberg. The whole scenario can be much more confusing when both drivers involved in the collision have policies of insurance with the same insurance company, or if one party does not have insurance, or if there are injured passengers.

That is why we have drafted this blog – to help you sort through the complex web of people shown above. Below, we break down the different parties and adjusters involved in a collision and explain what each one’s role is.

Your insurance company

Let’s start off with your insurance company.

After you’ve been in an accident, you will want to report the collision to your insurance company right away, as there are time limits that can affect your ability to open a car accident claim and access coverage. Learn more about

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What You Need to Know When You’ve Been in a Collision

If you’ve been involved in motor vehicle collision, you probably have a lot on your mind. Your vehicle may be damaged. You or your passengers may be injured. You may be unable to work due to your injuries. You may have expenses piling up. Most of all, you may have a lot of questions. What are your legal rights? What are your options?

At Moustarah & Company, we understand the effects that a motor vehicle collision and injuries caused by a motor vehicle collision can have on your life. That is why we are committed to providing outstanding service that is tailored to your needs, to help you during this difficult time.

As part of our commitment to providing excellent service, we have created the brochure pictured below to provide you with some information on navigating a personal injury claim, and what you should know and expect when you have been injured in a motor vehicle collision.

If you have been involved in a motor vehicle collision, contact us for a free initial consultation. Continue Reading