If you are a commuter, you might found yourself inching along on your way home in the usual morning bumper-to-bumper traffic. As you pass the accident that has been causing the traffic and glare hatefully, but you’re also glad no one was seriously injured. We never want to be those people, especially in traffic. But you know when you will feel that dreaded sudden jolt as the car behind you wasn’t paying attention, didn’t stop on time, and just barely touched your rear bumper. And even though it feels minor, you both have to pull over to the nearest shoulder. Generally, there’s a little bit of damage in fender benders, but every once in a while, you’ll be surprised to see that there is no obvious damage to either of your cars. Not a scratch or dent in sight. What do you do in this situation? What if you were the at-fault driver and there’s a risk that the other driver involved will file a surprise and maybe trivial claim?
Even if there is no visible damage, or maybe there’s only a small scratch or paint mark, there could be a small amount of damage that you did not notice. This... Continue reading