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What is the significance of a “report” for a claim?

Peter J. Bartinik, Jr.
Civil Trial Attorney, Practicing Law in Connecticut

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5/25/2013
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All claims need to be reported.  Until a claim is reported the insurance company has no knowledge of the claim.  Therefore, since the insurance company does not even know about the claim, they can take no action to protect their interest or your interest (mostly their interest) regarding the claim.  Accordingly, all policies will have clauses that state that if you fail to report a claim you can’t collect on the policy.  You need to report the claim as soon as practical, and you should get documentation as proof that you reported the claim. 

If you or anyone you know has a question about claim reporting arising from a serious car or truck accident in Groton Connecticut please contact the car accident attorneys at The Bartinik Law Firm PC, 100 Fort Hill Road, Groton, Connecticut at 860 445 8521 or toll free at 888 717 4211.



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