How low(ball) can you go?
Every week I hear about a representative making insulting lowball offers to injured victims or dissatisfied consumers.
Here are some that come to mind:
Grocery chain had trip hazard, elderly lady falls and is injured-- offered a $50.00 gift card!
Auto insurance company offered $250.00 “pain and suffering” plus medical bills for next year two (2) days after a serious crash!
Satellite television provider cannot show multiple local channels- offered a $5.00 discount!
Large insurance company offers $1,500.00 on totaled vintage car worth $9,000!
Commercial insurance company once told my client, before he hired me, that $2,000 is all they would ever pay, “attorney or no attorney!” I think the final number they paid was almost 100 times that.
Car insurance offers to pay $200 to young child who has permanent scarring due to their insured’s negligence.
Funeral Home mixes up bodies, buries wrong remains-- offers small discount.
Restaurant mistakenly has two people arrested-- sent a fruit basket!
Homeowners offers $200.00 on still new living room set worth over $1,500.00!
Low ball offers on injury cases from auto insurance companies only make people angry and cause them to hire attorneys.
I guess I should thank them?
Mr. Peel seeks justice for those injured in tractor trailer and car accidents, medical malpractice, and disability. He often addresses churches, clubs and groups without charge. Mr. Peel may be reached through PeelLawFirm.com wherein other articles may be accessed.
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