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How Big Insurance Companies Are Winning The Battle
Against Car Accident Victims…
Leaving Policyholders Disabled, Broke, And In Constant Pain…”
Don’t Stop Reading Because Insurance companies have been in the last 5 years. Claims And Refuse Paying For
You Haven’t Been In A Car Ac- playing an “undercover” game of • Almost ALL Americans will YOUR Treatment!
cident!...26% Of All Drivers pay for play for a long time. The be involved in at least one The fact of the matter is:
Were Involved In A Car Acci- big difference is…when contrac- motor vehicle accident at Low-impact car accident injuries
dent Over The Last Five Years. tors in New Jersey are awarded some time in their life. are largely misunderstood. Many
When It Happens To YOU…Be jobs as political favors…it takes So what do insurance compa- times injuries and pain are not ap-
Prepared! money out of the pocket of some- nies do with all these accidents and parent at the time of the accident.
one who really deserves it. When injuries they don’t want to pay for? Some injuries are even missed by
By Tien X. Cao, Attorney At Law insurance companies play this Besides political lobbying, they emergency room technicians who
game…lives are ruined. Especially fund research and fight Every are wonderful at spotting breaks
If you haven’t noticed yet, when it involves car accident Single Claim. and cuts…but don’t understand
money buys policy and makes laws injuries. Here’s why: Here’s what Dr. Arthur Croft, this type of hidden injury that may
in America. The more money big • There are approximately 6.4 one of the world’s leading experts take weeks, months or even years
business throws at politicians, the million car accidents each on whiplash and car accident inju- to show symptoms.
more rules are “bent” in their favor. year. ries says about the situation: Another BIG Insurance Com-
Take New Jersey for example. • There are about 3 million “So it seems quite clear that the pany Myth Is If You Don’t Have
They actually had a policy called car-related injuries a year, 2 playing field is not level. It’s the Damage To Your Car… You
“pay for play.” It is actually ac- million permanent injuries. Fortune 500 against the doctors Can’t Be Injured.
cepted for contractors to be • Thousands of people die in and their patients, and the score is Simply NOT true.
awarded big contracts based on the car accidents every year about 3-1…This juggernaut of The amount of damage to your
size of their political contributions! • About 26% of drivers have non-science has inculcated the le- car doesn’t accurately reflect the
Very Shameful. been involved in a car crash gal world by spending literally bil- amount of injury to YOU. Studies
lions of dollars fighting even rela- show that injuries can occur at im-
tively insignificant claims. They pact speeds of less than 5 miles per
seem finally to have impressed at- hour, when there is little or no
torneys that it simply is not worth damage to the car.
their effort to pursue such claims. When modern day race cars
The insurance industry has funded crash, they are specifically de-
their own research, hidden beneath signed to easily break apart, and
a veneer of science. They send the the driver usually walks away
principles of this work as expert alive. This is because as the race
witnesses to refute injury in car breaks apart, the energy is be-
low-speed impact cases. The com- ing absorbed by the flying parts
panies carefully forbid the publish- and not by the driver.
ing of any work that fails to serve Today’s passenger cars and
their interest, thus denying any fair SUV’s are well built to absorb low
peer review from within the scien- speed impacts without significant
tific community.” damage to the bumper. The prob-
Insurance Companies Use
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This Information To Deny