July 29, 2011

So You've Had a Fender Bender...Now What?

The moments following an auto accident can be stressful ones. After confirming the welfare of all passengers involved, follow these tips to help ensure you have all of the information necessary to submit your insurance claim:
  • Call police or other emergency agencies, if appropriate.
  • Report your claim to us as soon as possible by calling (616) 234-6979.
  • Record the date and time of the accident.
  • Provide involved parties' names and contact information.
  • Provide a detailed description of the accident and damage.
  • Collect the names and phone numbers of witnesses, if any.
In most cases, a claims adjuster will contact you within 48 hours. If your vehicle is drivable, obtain an estimate for its repair. At LMIA/VML Insurance Agency, we are here to assist you every step of the way. Call us with any questions at (616) 234-6979 or visit our website.