When you’ve have an accident…

Chances are good that you or someone you know will be involved in an automotive accident this year. J & J provides you this information to help keep you safe and informed in case of an accident. Print this page (printable version is here) and keep it in your glove compartment in case you get in an accident. This page includes steps to take if you are involved in an accident, general information and a form so you can document the accident. Please drive safely. Keep calm – easier said than done we know, but the calmer you are the smoother everything will go. Be tactful and courteous, even if you’re angry. Turn off your vehicle’s engine and leave it where it is if you feel it is safe to do so. If you think your car is in danger of being hit by another car, slowly drive to the …

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Insurance Claims

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE REPAIRING YOUR VEHICLE Don’t take chances driving a wrecked vehicle if it is obviously unsafe to drive. See if the repair facility or insurance company can provide or arrange towing for you. Know that you have the right to have your vehicle repaired at the facility of your choice. No insurance company can insist or require that you use a particular repair facility. You are not required by any law to obtain more than one damage appraisal/estimate. Certain insurance companies may refer you to one of their drive-in claims centers for an inspection. YOU may also request the insurance company to inspect your vehicle at a repair facility of your choice where the estimate can be negotiated. Don’t compromise the quality of repair of your vehicle. For most people their vehicle is an important investment so be sure to choose a highly recommended collision repair …

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