Tag: accident

Protect yourself from fender-bender fraud

By on February 17, 2012 at 9:16 AM

You’ve seen them on TV: car accident “victims” with fake neck braces trying to win a settlement they don’t deserve. But this is more than TV fiction – fender-bender fraud happens in real life, too. If you get into an accident — big or small — there are things you can do to minimize the […]

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Oct. 4-8: Drive Safely to Work Week

By on October 4, 2010 at 9:39 AM

For those of you who are endlessly frustrated with drivers who cut you off, tailgate and constantly slam on their brakes – you are not alone!  And let’s not forget about sitting in hours of traffic every week (or is that just me?) and those glorious moments when you blow a tire or get into […]

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Capturing memories of accidents while they’re fresh

By on June 18, 2010 at 4:00 PM

By guest blogger Monica M., claim supervisor, Florida Have you ever had one of those moments when you can’t remember something really simple? Most of us can remember what we did yesterday, but how about Tuesday last week, or the third Monday of last month? Now imagine that you are being asked to recall something […]

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What to do when your car’s been dinged

By on May 21, 2010 at 4:06 PM

By guest blogger Katie R., claims adjuster, Tucson As a GEICO claims adjuster, I help our customers after they’ve had an accident. Many tell me that they were nervous or scared at the scene of the accident and didn’t think to get all the information our claim service representative wanted. My response to this may […]

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