Little White Lies will Destroy Your Personal Injury Case
As cliché as it might sound, honesty is the best policy. Do not fake or exaggerate information about your injury. Doing so is the best way to ensure that your personal injury claim is ruined because one way or another the lie will be discovered.
Some people believe that they will receive a higher settlement if they stretch the truth and lie to a doctor about their injuries, but the fact of the matter is that this type of mentality will destroy your case.
Insurance companies routinely employ private investigators to do video surveillance on people who are claiming to be injured. If an individual claims to have constant lower back pain that prevents them from walking long distances and a private investigator films them hitting golf balls at the country club then they can bet their case will be denied. If the case happens to go to trial, the plaintiff’s credibility will be completely ruined in the eyes of the judge and the jury.
The Cunnane Law Office has provided this content for informational purposes only. You should refer your questions to a personal injury attorney.